The beaches of Huntington, Long Beach and Newport are fished walking or wading. The most common species are corbina, yellowfin croaker, surfperch, halibut and spotfin croaker among others.
Inshore coastal waters, bays and harbors of Orange County. We launch from Newport Bay, Huntington Harbor depending on where the fishing is at its best. Species are calico bass, sand bass, spotted bay bass, croaker, barracuda, bonita, halibut, yellowtail, white sea bass and others. We typically fish from sun-up until noon.
Catalina Island is unsurpassed in natural beauty, a true island oasis off the coast of Southern California. Calm clear waters make it one of the hottest fly fishing destinations on the West Coast, offering calico bass, bonita, barracuda, yellowtail, white sea bass, halibut and many other species. We launch from Huntington Harbor or Newport Bay. Boat ride is about one hour each way. We typically fish from sun up until 1:30 pm and then head back.
Offshore: We launch from either Newport Bay or Dana Point Harbor and fish the banks like the 209, 279, 181, 182 and 43 looking for tuna, dorado yellowtail and the kelp paddies which hold all of these species.
Mako Shark on the fly: These trips begin at Newport Bay during the summer months. Half day only.