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Rating: 4.1  228 rating points
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Last 6 months 53 94 11 = 83 89% 4.1
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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 Where From? Group Type? Sort Descending
Rating: 5
slow bite but great day
Fri, Jun 24, 11   6:30 AM joeloan45 Male 50-59 Unspecified Unspecified
probably should have waited another week or two so water would get a few degrees warmer. but the captain and crew were very helpful and deligent in trying to get the right spot. unlike some boats that only try 1 or 2 spots, we tried several which you must do to find that right temperture level for a good bite. bait was very lively and food was very good. i plan on going in 2 or 3 weeks on same boat. by the way this was my first time at dana point. i usually fish closer to home but this was well worth the extra drive. sincerely, dennis mukai
Rating: 5
helpful
Sun, Jun 19, 11   10:00 AM amedickwg Female 20-29 Combination Unspecified
The crew was very helpful from putting the bait on to cleaning the shark that was caught. They were always doing something to help.
Rating: 4
Fairly good fishing
Thu, Jun 16, 11   5:30 PM BruceHawk Male 50-59 Local Unspecified
Fishing was good on our twilight trip, it would have been lots better with anchovies for bait, we had 90 % large sardines. And the 13 inch Calico bass in general were not large enough to swallow a large sardine. The Crew on the Clementine was good and very helpful. The bass readily went after the few chovies we had.
Rating: 1
Lousy Fishing
Sat, Jun 11, 11   5:30 PM gyzent Male 50-59 Unspecified Unspecified
My son (15) went with 2 friends. They got 4 fish between the 3 of them and 1 was a mackerel. Captain should have known better locations to go to.
Rating: 3
Great activity, subpar boat crew.
Sat, May 21, 11   10:00 AM jholley12 Male 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
Enjoyed the day fishing, especially since it was a small group. I could imagine it getting too crowded with a full load. Only real complaint was in regards to the crew. A bunch of young kids who seemed more interested in their time joking around with eachother. Even decided they should clean the boat with everyone on board, having us move out of their way. They could use a reminder of where their paychecks come from. If I'm in the area again, I'll shop around. But not a bad outing for the price.
Rating: 4
Great twilight fishing trip
Fri, Jul 23, 10   5:30 PM craighughes Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified Unspecified
Polite crew, easy parking, caught fish.
Rating: 2
no fish available
Wed, Jul 7, 10   5:30 PM tomschmeltze Male 60-69 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
I was looking forward to going ocean fishing off the california coast, since I have done so many times off the

oregon coast. I went on the twilight trip, thinking that would be a good time to go. WRong! we went out for about an hour to what was supposed to be a good spot, nothing there, moved to another spot, 2 fish caught, for the whole boat, 12 fishermen, moved to another spot nothing , moved to another spot 2 more fish caught,.By then it was time to go back in.I was very disappointed, to say the least. When you concider they had boats going out all day, they should have known that the spots we were going to were fished out. needless to say, I will not be going back.

If you are going ,be sure to ask when you book if any fish are being caught or not. It's up to you if you want to waste your your money on a boat ride.
Rating: 4
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Mon, Jun 21, 10   10:00 AM Kbizzle Male 20-29 Domestic Tourist(s) Unspecified
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Rating: 5
A great first time
Sat, May 22, 10   12:00 PM ninawon03 Female 20-29 Unspecified Unspecified
The boat was nice and we heard others commenting that it was one of the better boats it had been on. The staff was friendly and helpful. They got us to a great location where we caught a 43 lb. halibut! We look forward to coming back. :)
Rating: 4
Great Day
Thu, Apr 8, 10   10:00 AM Kevinher Male 40-49 Local Unspecified
The 1/2 day trip was well organized & the deck hands were helpfull. Although there were very few fish caught on this trip...the experince was great. It was my sons first time & he really enjoyed it. We look forward to the next trip.