Rating Summary:
Rating: 4.3  208 rating points
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Last 3 months 53 101 9 = 92 90% 4.2
Last 6 months 85 169 12 = 157 92% 4.3
Last 12 months 117 228 20 = 208 91% 4.3
All 1,080 1,815 205 = 1,610 88% 4.1
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 intro. to deep sea fishing!
Sat, Sep 3, 11   10:00 AM maldwir Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
I like the fact that there are experienced fishermen on board to help people out. Ducks kept getting my bait and the deck hands came to untangle them. They also helped out if someone's line got caught or tangled with someone else's line.They even fillet your fish for you for $1!
Rating: 3
Good trip
Sat, Sep 3, 11   6:30 AM MikeZenns Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
The overall trip was good. The Hands where helpful. Trip was smooth and eventful. Come time to leave I ask the deck hand where are the numbers on the sacks. He said I took them off. I asked him how am I suppose to find these 3 bags. Number 10,20 and,39. He replied oh I know where they are. So I said can you get them for me, and he said sure. Then he says I can't find them how many fish are you missing? To which I replied 3. He said someone must have taken them. No kidding I replied. I have been on trips in Oceanside, San Diego and other places too. And they all make sure this doesn't happen. So good trip poor deck hand. I will probably stick to what I am use to in the future. It's ok for catch and release but that wasn't want I was looking for in this trip. Also the other two guys that I was picking up the fish for were not to happy either. I still tipped him 5 dollars.
Rating: 5
Had a great time!
Fri, Aug 19, 11   10:00 AM jimeconomos Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
I took my 8 and 5 year old boys on thier first deep sea fishing trip. They caught lots of fish and they loved it. The crew was very helpful and it was a family friendly atmosphere.
Rating: 4
Beautiful weather, calm sea, full moon, no wind.
Fri, Aug 12, 11   5:30 PM hbpete Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
It could not have been better with the perfect weather conditions and catching a lot of fish and a crew that was extremely helpfull. We are more than satified with DanaWharf's customer service. I would highly recommend this to eveyone. We'll be back. Thank you to the crew of the FUN SUM. great job, well done.
Rating: 4
Fun Family Outing
Sat, Aug 6, 11   5:30 PM makaspar Female 50-59 Local Family With Children
Crew was polite, attentive and knowledgeable. Even our twelve year old granddaughter felt welcome and included. Would go again and would recommend to others.
Rating: 5
Better value than the movies
Wed, Aug 3, 11   5:30 PM kemmerm Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
So for 5 hours you can be out on the water, eating a burger and having a good time. maybe even catch some fish for dinner. You can even go to the movies for that kind of price.
Rating: 4
Fish not biting but a nice morning on the water
Wed, Aug 3, 11   6:30 AM lennoxes Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
The ocean dropped 10-degrees in a week, so the fish weren't biting, but we had a nice day. One crew member, who seemed to be new, was not at all customer oriented. The captain took him aside at the start of the trip, but to no effect... Otherwise a nice time. My 12-year old son can't wait to go again!
Rating: 2
Needs adult supervision!!!
Sat, Jul 30, 11   12:00 PM dwgoward Male 50-59 Local Family With Children
Too many "serious" fishermen running around the boat overhead casting - recipe for disaster with no one in charge to stop them. Too many young children running around the boat unsupervised - again, no one in charge to stop them. Finally, I don't care if we are outdoors. Boat should be non-smoking. That includes the crew.
Rating: 4
Very much pleased with the trip.
Sun, Jul 17, 11   5:30 PM abeers Female 50-59 Local Individual
The crew was outstanding. Helpful, courteous and attentive. Even if I hadn't caught a thing, I would recommend this trip to anyone who wishes for a relaxing and enjoyable fishing trip.
Rating: 3
Good service and operation, lousy fishing day.
Sat, Jul 16, 11   6:30 AM johnmcgaffey Male 50-59 Local Family Without Children
Enjoyable day and company did their best to find the fish. Fish just did not bite today.