need alittle help with giant fish location!!

Discussion in 'Southern CA Private Boater Inshore Trip Planning' started by bitesomthing, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. bitesomthing

    bitesomthing Well-Known "Member"

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    Have in laws in town from the Middle of Nowhere Illinois, they want me to take them out Whale watching, has one one seen any whales the last few days out of the Long beach area?? Sorry didnt know where to place this post..

    thanks
    Chris
     
  2. GarytheCPA

    GarytheCPA Member

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    JD has reported migrating whales in the channel closer to newport, and heading north (or west, whatever it is.) I'd head south east from Long beach and see what you can find. I think you'll have a good shot.
     
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  3. hbouldin1216

    hbouldin1216 I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    There are a few grays that have been out in front of the Huntington Dog Beach the last few days.
     
  4. mhanson59hb

    mhanson59hb Fear No Fish

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    You mean there are no whales in the Great Lakes? :D
     
  5. marlyn

    marlyn I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Yeah but they dont like to be called that..
     
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  6. mhanson59hb

    mhanson59hb Fear No Fish

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    Bikini whales? You were reading my mind. With apologies to the B52s........ :D
     
  7. swami 805

    swami 805 I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    In laws? Put em on a whale watching boat and make up some lame excuse why you can't take them. Tell them you micro-spoiled the Johnson arm or some crap on your boat
    You can thank me later
     
  8. Jason

    Jason I break stuff @ BD Admin

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    Yep jump on the whale boat and make sure they bring skittles. Deck hands love scrubbing all the colors off the deck.
     
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  9. mhanson59hb

    mhanson59hb Fear No Fish

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    The "banana" flavored ones are my favorites..... :D
     
  10. the SLIDER

    the SLIDER https://multimediabylj.com

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    Dana Point almost always has some Whales. Without looking I usually have one or two go by each time I'm parked fishing. Between 10F - 30F deep. There's always a couple of sporties and yachts looking for them. If you see a group of boats going slow in one direction, (most likely north now) that will be the place. Water is deep off the point so the Whales cut the corner and are concentrated closer to shore.

    Long Beach area most likely would be, "like finding a needle in a haystack".
     
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  11. SaltH20Angler

    SaltH20Angler Well-Known "Member"

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    I think I saw a news report that there were a couple of gray whales in the channel between Seal Beach and Long Beach. I'm not sure if they're still there or not but if they are that can certainly save you a couple of hours and a couple of bucks.
     
  12. Hismosa

    Hismosa I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    See them all over near long beach, hell there was even one inside the breakwall 2 weeks back in San Pedro.
     
  13. gecsr1

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    Turn on your radar and find the boats .... you might find the whales too.
     
  14. Surfingbuddhist

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    I saw them here yesterday
     
  15. cali_reef

    cali_reef Newbie

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    A pod of them has been hanging out at Palos Verde coast for the last few weeks. Saw a large whale watching boat chasing them yesterday afternoon.
     
  16. dktool

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    This ^^

    Tell them you have been yanking your Johnson so hard lately that your broke it.
    They can blame their daughter.
     
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  17. NewportMatt

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    Just go out the harbor and look on the horizon. Have been out maybe 10-12 times this month and have seen whales every time. Really can't miss them.

    I do launch out of Newport and see them in front of the jetty, by the outside oil rigs, ALL over Catalina, and near Izors. That is just where I fish so that is where I have seen them. I am sure if I fished anywhere else they would be there as well
     
  18. Eatmorfish

    Eatmorfish Livin' on borrowed time

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    outside Dana point.
     
  19. Eatmorfish

    Eatmorfish Livin' on borrowed time

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    This is my favorite spot... Unknown.jpg
     
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  20. FishinMcNuggets

    FishinMcNuggets Fishin fo' Nutrition!

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    Bring Binoculars, put in-laws in charge of Whale-spotting. You've gotta focus on driving. If they don't "spot" any, you're off the hook! Maybe troll a sabiki with chrome on the end, get them on some mackeral for entertainment. Imagine your Mother-in-law bringing up 5 macks at once? Chunks for tuna this summer!
     

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