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Rating: 4.2  204 rating points
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Last 3 months 41 72 9 = 63 87% 4.1
Last 6 months 87 176 15 = 161 92% 4.3
Last 12 months 117 227 23 = 204 90% 4.2
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Rating and reviews for:

1/2 Day and Twilight Fishing Trips

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Treat yourself to a five-hour, one of a kind sportfishing trip on the sparkling waters of Southern California, leaving from Dana Point.

Rating Date Attended Reviewer Gender Age Sort Descending Where From? Group Type?
Rating: 5
Great day
Tue, Mar 11, 08   10:00 AM Georger Male 60-69 Local Individual
I haven't done anyhting like this in a long time - everyone and I mean everyone was attentive and good natured. I had a great time - caugh six fish - keep none but otherwise I had a great day. Thanks you!
Rating: 4
fishing was poor
Tue, Jan 1, 08   10:00 AM fredellis Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Other
i was hoping to catch more fish on this trip. this being my first time for this trip, i realize that my inexperience may have had some part in my lack of great success. also, i know that there was limited time with only a five hour trip time . i really believe that those who frequent the ocean in boats probably know where to go for better success. i have an idea that our trip may have been made more successful with a bit more dedication to providing a successful fishing trip. not only i, but most others no board were only marginally succesful on this trip. i did have a nice trip, without rough waters, and the scenery along the coastline is a positive aspect . my daughter and son-in-law seemed to enjoy the trip. the crew seemed adequately trained and we were kept informed of the overall entent of the captain's course of action, when and where to drop our lines and the depth we were fishing. also helpful was the fact that the crew on board knwe the fish species and the regulations. i have limited knowledge regarding the local fish species, what is good to keep ( not that that affected my catch ) and the size limits for the lower ca. oceanic waters .
Rating: 4
Nice Day Few Fish
Mon, Dec 31, 07   10:00 AM gr8kahuna Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
Clean, well run fishing boat. The action was about as expected for a winter day on a half day run.
Rating: 4
Had great fun, as always.
Fri, Nov 2, 07   10:00 AM kenkudla Male 60-69 Local Family With Children
The trip was fun - this is the 3rd time my Grandson and I have done it. We didn't catch mayn fish - 8 between the two of us - but we had a good time. One recommendation is that the crew needs to be more friendly. They were way to serious. I know they do this every day but we don't. They need to be part of making this fun. One other thing is it would be niece to have a poster to see what types of fish we might be catching. I am from the Northeast so I am not familiar with the local species. But, all in all, we had a fun day. Thanks.
Rating: 5
Awesome trip! Beautiful views! Put us on the fish!
Wed, Oct 15  10:00 AM gailwall Female 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Family Without Children
I was a little skeptical to book a trip on the pacific coast on a bigger boat with 20+ other strangers. Past experiences on other large fishing boats have been very disappointing. After talking to some locals, they assured me this was different and they were so right! The price was extremely reasonable, the captain & mates very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable and everyone caught fish! I highly recommend fishing with them and if I get back to the Orange County area, I will certainly book again!
Rating: 5
Had a great time.
Sat, Oct 4  6:30 AM penianna Female 50-59 Local Family Without Children
My husband and I really enjoyed the whole experience . From start to finish the staff on board and off where so helpfull and kind. It really made the trip wroth taking . I'm sure we will be booking with Dana point Warf again in the near future.
Rating: 5
Awesome fishing trip
Wed, Oct 1  10:00 AM rmattimoe Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
My nephew and I took the half day boat and it was great! The crew was so nice and helpful. No matter what you needed they were right there with it. Great food and fishing!
Rating: 3
Disappointing
Wed, Sep 24  10:00 AM joebob7 Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
We took this trip on a Wednesday, so there were not as many people on the boat as usual (I'm told.) The crew was friendly, but could have been more helpful, especially with my 80 year old father-in-law. While I can't blame the captain or the crew for the lack of (everyone's) success, it would have been helpful to set the expectation when we inquired about the trip before the purchase. (Crew said it has been slow all season and the fish have been too small to keep.) All this said, the crew did make us feel welcome.
Rating: 5
Awesome time!!
Sun, Sep 7  6:30 AM sargfritz Male 50-59 Domestic Tourist(s) Couple on a Date
We went out on the 6:30 am trip. To our surprise, this trip had 5 professional deep sea fishing instructors from "Owner" hooks. They gave two fishing classes on board as we got underway. When we were on the fishing beds, these Guys gave awesome advise, tips, and tricks everything, bait size, baiting techniques, casting, even reeling in the "big one"!!!
Rating: 5
Excellent Family Outing
Sun, Jul 27  12:45 PM SMendelsohn Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
My son quickly picked it up, even for a first timer, he caught a barracuda and bass. He is asking to go out again. Staff was patient and supportive - overall great day out at sea.