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Anglers aboard a Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching boat show off their catches. Photo: Courtesy
Anglers aboard a Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching boat show off their catches. Photo: Courtesy

By Dana Point Times

The past week saw a lot of bluefin and yellowtail activity in the water outside of Dana Point Harbor. In addition to the prize fish, calico bass and bonito are being caught at a rapid clip.

A local angler shows off his catch of the day. Photo: Courtesy
A local angler shows off his catch of the day. Photo: Courtesy

Here is the latest fish count out of Dana Wharf.

7/7—7 boats; 238 anglers: 309 calico bass, 86 bonito, 50 yellowtail, 28 blue perch, 11 sandbass, 6 barracuda, 4 rockfish, 2 sheephead, 1 bluefin tuna.

7/6—8 boats; 214 anglers: 268 calico bass, 117 yellowtail, 77 bonito, 4 sand bass, 3 rockfish, 2 bluefin tuna, 2 barracuda, 1 white fish.

7/5—6 boats; 157 anglers: 151 calico bass, 30 yellowtail, 20 bonito, 8 sand bass, 5 bluefin tuna, 1 barracuda.

7/4—5 boats; 92 anglers: 79 yellowtail, 66 calico bass, 12 bonito, 9 bluefin, 3 halibut, 2 sand bass.

7/3—11 boats; 318 anglers: 386 calico bass, 94 bonito, 81 yellowtail, 34 sand bass, 8 barracuda, 1 rockfish.

7/2—7 boats; 159 anglers: 326 calico bass, 26 yellowtail, 20 sand bass, 13 bonito, 3 sheephead, 3 barracuda.

7/1—5 boats; 152 anglers: 173 calico bass, 63 bonito, 49 blue perch, 26 yellowtail, 9 white fish, 6 sheephead, 5 rockfish, 5 sand bass, 3 barracuda.

6/30—7 boats; 210 anglers: 183 calico bass, 86 yellowtail, 14 sand bass, 12 blue perch, 8 bluefin tuna, 8 barracuda, 2 sheephead, 1 rockfish.

6/29—5 boats; 140 anglers: 149 calico bass, 46 bonito, 38 yellowtail, 7 sand bass, 5 bluefin tuna, 1 barracuda.

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