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Surf Fishing Lessons, Tuitions and Coaching in California (Orange County, LA County, San Diego County)

This page is all about booking Surf and Beach Fishing Lessons, Tuitions and Coaching Sessions  in Southern California with a Professional CDFW-licensed and bonded fishing guide


Do you want to learn how to target California surf species like Surf Perch (barred, redtail, shiner, walleye etc), California Corbina, Yellowfin Croaker, Spotfin Croaker, California Halibut and Bass?


Confused about structure, tides, riffles, nervous water, gullies, bars, troughs, lips, rigging light line combos, baits and tackle? Or maybe you want to learn about catching sand crabs and fishing with them in the summer?

Our  surf fishing tuition sessions are a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to catch fish from the beach and or just have fun – you'll learn everything you need to know about becoming a successful surf angler from a pro guide.

Guided surf fishing fun session and tuition in California FAQs:

  • Session led by an experienced, bonded and CDFW-licensed guide

  • Any age, experience or ability level catered for - young or old, experienced or beginner

  • FREE laminated info sheet and kit list included, plus FREE starter tackle consultation

  • Family-friendly beaches in Orange County and LA County – bathrooms and parking nearby

  • Year-round dates available

  • Short, family-friendly morning sessions – three to four hours is recommended

  • For one to four people fishing. Spectators welcome

  • All bait, equipment and tackle provided

  • Targets include any seasonal Pacific surf species: Surf Perch, Corbina, Yellowfin Croaker, Spotfin Croaker, Halibut, Shovelnose guitarfish, Saltwater Bass and more

  • Prices from $200 to $300 per session depending on numbers and location. Can accommodate up to four anglers

  • Book by calling +1 (714) 642-5770 or email ben@americanseafishing.com

Consistently catching fish from the West Coast surf can seem daunting at first, especially if you’re not used to reading tides, structure and swell or using light-line tactics for hard-fighting fish such as big surf perch, spotfin croaker or corbina.

Our sessions are designed to help anglers of any level become confident, consistent surf anglers in just a few hours in a fun and easy-to-understand lesson.


"Awesome instructor! I couldn't ask for more. It was a great experience and I look forward to the next time we fish together..." Mike D, CA.

Read more client testimonials here.

We’ll show you all the tips and tricks the pros use to put those elusive big fish on the sand, plus you’ll learn how to read structure and pick prime days and times to fish.


We love providing those lightbulb moments for our clients - when the theory and tuition comes together in the form of that elusive PB or first-of-the-species.


As with all our trips, everything is provided - top quality tackle and guiding services, great bait and equipment - so you can just turn up and know you stand every chance of putting a fish-of-a-lifetime on the sand.


Our preferred venues are in LA and Orange County, Southern California and we fish all year round.


Bookable dates are flexible for this type of session and we are happy to be led by your requirements when it comes to arranging a trip of this type.


Please, get in contact with us direct with your requirements for guided surf fishing lessons and tuitions in California: Call / text +1 (714) 642-5770 or email ben@americanseafishing.com


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