Despite being known for its beaches, traffic, and the Lakers, Los Angeles offers plenty of on the water experiences for just about every type of boating enthusiast. An escape from the city can be had through an overnight trip to Catalina Island. Known as a romantic getaway that is perfect for spending private time with a loved one, experiencing comfort camping, exploring secluded coves, and enjoying glass bottom boats. In Los Angeles South Bay, there is also whale watching and the chance to catch massive tuna.
Whether you are looking for a quick and easy escape from the daily grind, a romantic getaway with your love, or an adventurous vacation for the entire family, Catalina has what you are looking for. Taking an overnight trip to the island gives you the opportunity to enjoy the beach and the spectacular views. You can take the Catalina Express and go on tours of the incredible interior, you could go zip lining, or even parasailing. Catalina is always a fantastic choice.
Asides from offering the best fishing charters around, the Channel Islands also boast incredible whale watching tours. You need to go visit the Channel Islands National Park and National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of southern California in order to get a better understanding. The area is a premier global destination for whale watching and marine wildlife sightings and is one of the richest marine habitats in the world. Blue whale, humpback whales, orca whales, finback whales, and gray whales are easily found.
Few locations in the world offer anglers the opportunity to catch giant yellowfin tuna from shore. If you know what you are doing or are with fishermen with access to the hotspots, then the action is unbeatable. Davey’s Locker located 35 minutes from downtown LA can help you with a trip. You can select from 5-hour fishing trips to the full days. Each ship is fully staffed with crew members to assist both beginners and more experienced fishermen.
Located in the Santa Monica mountains national recreation area in Southern California, it features five miles of ocean shoreline with rocky bluffs, sandy beaches, sand dunes, and rugged hills. Upland there are two major river canyons that are wide grassy valleys dotted with sycamores, oaks, and a few native walnuts. The beach features swimming, body surfing, and surf fishing. It is the one stop shop for all things beach, camping, and exploring.
The fishermen’s village, located in Punta Gorda, FL, is an eye-catching sight on the edge of the Canet Lake. The fishing huts offer protection from the rain and wind but also remain cool and well ventilated in the summer. These huts are no longer lived in by the fishermen but used rather as storage places for fishing tackle and nets. It’s a good glimpse into how rugged and tough fishing was only decades ago.