11th Annual Halibut Derby

by Dana Wharf Team
(949) 496-5794

The 2018-2019 Dana Wharf Halibut Derby is here!  The competition runs through March 31, 2019.

Two Ways to Enter

  1. Halibut Drift Days: Fridays and/or Sundays 7:00am – 4:00pm.Limited load 25 passengers. $69 per person, $5 entry fee included in price. These are specific halibut drift trips that solely target halibut. Final Drift is Sunday, April 7th, 2019. (No discounts of any kinds accepted on drift trips.)
  2. Enter on any open party 1/2 or 3/4 day trip! Cost is $5 and will be taken at time of check-in. Entry must be paid before boat departs. An entry is only valid for the day it is purchased. To enter on a different day, an additional entry ticket must be purchased. (Charters not allowed in Derby.)

View or Download the 2018/2019 Halibut Derby Flyer and Rules


2018 – David Sluder 36.9lbs
2017 – David Mendez 32lbs
2016 – Jerry Boston 23.5lbs
2015 – Norm Bell 21.14lbs
2014 – Stephen Green 40.11
2013 – Mark Piercy 37.5lbs
2012 – Peggy Stein 43.10lbs ***still largest fish ever in the derby
2011 – Mike Knudtson 43.8lbs
2010 – Paul Pappas- 31.14lbs
2009 – Jerry Vyhnis-32.2lbs

Dana Wharf Sportfishing in Dana Point, CA offers high quality fishing adventures for all types of anglers. We offer 1/2 day trips, 3/4 Day trips, Catalina Island trips and much much more!

To make a reservation on any of our fishing trips BOOK ONLINE or call us at (949) 496-5794.

< Previous Report Next Report >

< Previous Report Next Report >

More Reports

Dana Wharf Sportfishing Reports
for Sunday, November 25th, 2018

: Halibut
: Halibut
: Halibut

More Exciting Halibut Derby pictures ...... Read More



SportfishingReport.com™ Built by Avid Sportsman for Avid Sportsman! We understand what fisherman need to be successful in the pursuit of target species across the United States.

Never again will you need to search countless resorces to find accurate information on the fishing grounds. SportfishingReport.com™ has brought the west coast Fishing Reports to you in one easy to use site. Now you can vew the latest catch reports, conditions, trip schedules and book your trip all in one website.

Established in 2000
SportfishingReport.comTM © 2000 - 2017 Sportfishingreport.com. All Rights Reserved.