Destination Profiles: Catalina Island, CA

Catalina Island

Santa Catalina Island is a year round retreat from the hustle and bustle of Southern California. Located approximately 22 miles southwest of Los Angeles, the island is easily accessible by high-speed ferries or a good friend’s boat. The island hosts an outstanding fishery including a seasonal and finicky marlin season.


* Yellowtail
* Calico bass
* White sea bass


* Live Squid Fishing
* Deep Water Jigging
* Marlin Fishing

Fun Facts

* Catalina Island is 22 mile long.
* During WWII, the island was closed to tourism.
* The Marlin fishing season is often measured in weeks.