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Dana Point resident Andrew Lasarge shows off a yellowtail caught aboard the Sum Fun. Courtesy photo
Dana Point resident Andrew Lasarge shows off a yellowtail caught aboard the Sum Fun. Courtesy photo

Dana Point Times

Despite the change in weather, Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching captain Brian Woolley said the waters outside Dana Point Harbor have been holding their normal temperatures in recent weeks.

In his latest fishing report, Woolley said the emphasis has been on yellowtail. A few large yellowtail, ranging from 23 to 24 pounds, were caught as well as some large halibut that qualified for the outfits ongoing Halibut Derby contest.

Here is the latest fish count out of Dana Wharf. Due to the weather, several days were canceled.

12/15—2 boats; 35 anglers: 33 sand bass, 16 calico bass, 10 rockfish, 5 bonito, 5 yellowtail, 3 sheephead, 1 triggerfish.

12/14—3 boats; 60 anglers: 14 sand bass, 4 calico bass, 3 sheephead, 3 rockfish, 1 halibut.

12/13—3 boats; 55 anglers: 52 vermillion rockfish, 50 rockfish, 30 sand bass, 6 calico bass, 6 sheephead, 4 boccacio, 1 yellowtail, 1 white fish.

12/11—2 boats; 29 anglers: 31 yellowtail, 11 calico bass, 10 rockfish.

12/10—2 boats; 39 anglers: 21 calico bass, 16 yellowtail, 4 sand bass, 3 bonito, 3 perch, 1 sheephead.

12/9—2 boats; 63 anglers: 45 rockfish, 12 calico bass, 4 white fish, 4 sand bass, 3 copper rockfish, 1 bonito, 1 barracuda


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