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Friday, December 20, 2013

Season Greetings!

Monday, November 25, 2013

A True Fishing Expert

Monday, November 18, 2013

El Dorado Park in Long Beach, CA Free Kids Fishing Event Update

Here's the latest info about the event at El Dorado Park in Long Beach that was planned for this coming Saturday.
First a little background about this event.
About five years ago I was asked by the LB Parks and Rec Dept. if I could help them put on their annual fishing derby because the group that had been helping them could no long do it and that the park still wanted the event to happen. So you all know my answer was yes and for several years everything went great, we teamed up with the City of LB and CA Dept of Fish & Wildlife and these events were awesome! Four years ago we had over 2000 kids and their families attend the event. Then three years ago the city said they wanted the event, but could afford to pay for the food or the prizes, I couldn't afford it too, but my board members pitched in out of their own pockets and paid for everything and we were able to pull off the event. Last year the city told use they had no money for anything, no fish, no food, no prizes, nothing. Last year we were blessed with a nice grant so we paid for everything including thousands of dollars for FISH FOR THE EVENT.
Now in 2013 I get a email from the City of Long Beach saying that this is my event and that need to find the fish for their lake so that this event can happen. Sorry, but we can't pay for the fish for your lake every year City of Long Beach. below is the letter they sent me.

The Mayor's office has not canceled this event and the LB Park & Rec has not canceled this event.  When I looked into this, I found that the City was forgoing the cost of the fees, adding staff at no cost, and preparing and serving food at no cost.  At no time did this event get canceled or stalled by the City of Long Beach.
I appreciate that you consider this to be the "Long Beach" event and I understand that many of the kids that attend are from the Long Beach area, but this is your event and your name has always been on this event.  Please keep us informed of any way we can help and we will do what we can, but the City of Long Beach is not in a position to take over responsibility for your event.
Hopefully, in the future you will be able to secure fish for an event in Long Beach, I know there are many that would enjoy participating.  
Best regards,

William Doll
Office of Mayor Bob Foster
333 West Ocean Blvd. 14th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
T: 562.570.5376 F: 562.570.6538

As you can see by their letter they have turned the facts around and put all the blame for this event not happening on me. Again, this has never been a DHYF event. This event was going on for many years before we got invited to help out. This is a City of Long Beach event that is supported by DHYF and the CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife. When you call city hall to let them know how you feel about this don't brother asking for Mr. Doll, he no longer works there, feel free to let the city know you're not happy about this. I have no problem taking the blame for things when I'm in the wrong, but the fact that this event is not going to happen has nothing to do with me or my Youth Foundation, we don't cancel events we are in the business of helping cities put on these events and introducing kids to fishing.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Puerto Vallarta Fish Market Blog

Her's today's video blog from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I hope you enjoy it.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

White Sea Bass at Channel Islands!

The Ranger 85 got White Sea Bass over the weekend! We still have room for our Charter on the Ranger 85 this Friday. go to to sign up!

Friday, November 1, 2013

Free Fishing Seminar Next Week In Oxnard

Next Thursday I will be giving a fishing seminar at the Turner's Outdoorsman store in Oxnard at 6:30 PM. It's free like all my seminars are. I will be leaving the seminar and heading to the Oxnard fishing landing right after to board the Ranger 85 for my last fishing charter of the year. We still have room on this trip if you'd like to join us. please go to our website, and sign up today.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

El Dorado Park Kids Event Is Canceled

We are very sad to announce that after many wonderful years of hosting thousands of kids and their families at El Dorado Park in Long Beach, the city has canceled our Meet Me at the Lake event. This had become one of our biggest events of the year and we are very sad to see it go.

We look forward to seeing everyone at our next event scheduled for December 7 at Legg Lake.

Thank you for all your support,
The Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation

Friday, October 25, 2013

My new TV program in Qatar

Today's video blog.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Eat Street Video Blog

Friday, October 18, 2013

This will be my last TV filming charter for 2013

This is my last TV filming trip for 2013, sign up today to join me!

Last Chance to Fish With Me This Year.

I only have one more trip left for this year, go to my website at it's in two weeks aboard the Ranger 85.

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Hello from Berlin

Hi everyone I'm in Europe going to a TV convention in France, today is my last day in Berlin. When I return it will be time to start lobster fishing agin, in the mean time here are a few pictures from Berlin.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Emeryville Fishing Trip Report

Over the weekend we had two great days of fishing out of Emeryville. The first day we went rock fishing aboard the New Huck Finn, everyone on the boat got a limit of rock fish, because we had rough water we had to stay close to shore for all our fishing. On Sunday we fished aboard the New Salmon Queen, the weather was much better and we got to fish farther offshore. This was one of those days you always dream about. We had just got to the rock fishing area when our skipper Shim, told us that the albacore were biting and they were only about an hour away from us. He fired up the engines and we were off, the water was flat clam and within an hour we had our first albacore gaffed and in the boat. not only did everyone walk off thew boat with albacore, but on the way back to the landing we stopped and got limits of large rock fish, it was an awesome trip!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Daniel Hernandez Productions Lands Landmark Deal with AL Rayyan Satellite Channel in Doha, Qatar

Contact: Dan Hernandez
Daniel Hernandez Productions
Phone (562) 865-3764
Fax (562) 809-6847
11138 Business Circle
Cerritos, CA 90703 USA
Daniel Hernandez Productions

Press Release
Daniel Hernandez Productions Lands Landmark Deal with AL Rayyan Satellite Channel in Doha, Qatar
Producers of the long running series “Sport Fishing with Dan Hernandez” have been given a green light for a TV show in the Middle East
September 09, 2013: Daniel Hernandez Productions, producers of the long running fishing television series “Sport Fishing with Dan Hernandez” has been hired by Al Rayyan Satellite Channel in Doha, Qatar to produce a fishing series for their network.

Daniel Hernandez Productions is the first American company that Al Rayyan Satellite Channel has ever commissioned in the history of the network. “I am honored to be the first American company ever to do a co-production with the Al Rayyan Satellite Channel,” said Hernandez. He added that Al Rayyan could have picked any American television production company, but that his company was chosen was a huge honor. 

The network has hired Daniel Hernandez Productions to produce a 13 episode fishing series. “Fishing” will be a thirty minute program that will have Dan Hernandez fishing in the Arabian Gulf with Presenters Nasser Al Khulaifi and Mubarak Khalefa Al Kuwari. The show will not only focus on local fishing, but will also cover the food, culture and traditions of the local Qatari people.

Al Rayyan Satellite Channel is an Arabic satellite television channel broadcast on Nilesat that focuses on Qatari culture and national identity. The station launched in April 2012 and is located in the ancient heart of Doha. Al Rayyan has a mission to be the Qatar identity and the Qatari cultural guardian. The network’s schedule reflects the Arab values “of culture and hospitality” through daily shows on current affairs, documentaries and children’s programs. Al Rayyan has invested in the construction of two massive recording studios and four TV Studio stages for varies talk shows.

Physical production on “Fishing” began May 15th, in Doha, Qatar. Hernandez has taken a 12 person American crew to shoot what has been a ground breaking collaboration with the Al Rayyan Satellite Channel.
“I look forward to experiencing fishing in Qatar and hope to learn and bring back to the US another option to fishing in our waters” said Hernandez.
Al Rayyan Satellite Channel plans to start airing “Fishing” this month though out the Middle East and in Europe.


Friday, September 6, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Free Kids Fishing Club Meeting This Sat.

My youth foundation will be having its monthly kids fishing club meeting at Legg Lake this Saturday, meeting is from 9AM - Noon and yes it's free. For more details visit our website at or give us a call at the office at 562-865-3764.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Join us aboard the Ultra

Sign up today, we only have a few spots left.....

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Video Blog Fishing Report

Here's today's video blog report.

Monday, July 22, 2013

This is a great dish....

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Video blog fishing report

Here's a video blog from our tuna trip aboard the Chief.....

Monday, July 8, 2013

I'm back from Qatar

Here are a few pictures from this weeks trip to Qatar. the fishing there has been great!

Sunday, June 30, 2013

On The Road Again

Right now i'm in Germany waiting for my flight to Qatar, i'll be fishing and filming there just like I did last month. This time we plan to spend more time fishing from a Dhow and I hope to also fish again in the Inland Sea. keep checking my face book page and I'll try to post pictures there as often as I can.

If you want to join me for a tuna fishing trip this year out of San Diego you need to sign up soon, two of our four trips are already sold out. Ok it's time for me to jump on my net flight, talk to you all very soon.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Images from Qatar

Here are a few images from my trip to Qatar....

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

More from Qatar

Here's another video blog from Qatar.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Pictures from Alaska

Hello Everyone

Sorry I've been away so long, but I've been doing a lot of filming and lots of traveling. last month I was filming in Qatar, yes Qatar. it was a great trip and I was there for over three weeks, i can't give out all the details yet, but here's a video blog from the trip. This week I just got in from a week in Alaska, i'll post those pictures for you all very soon, or you can see them today on my Face Book Page.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Fishing report from Cannes

Yesterday I watched these guys fish here in Cannes, they didn't have any luck, but it fun to watch, it sounded like their we're fishing for perch.

My iPad app

Download my iPad app now, it's free! The name if my app is Sportfishing with Dan. There you can see over 100 of my programs for free 24/7

Thursday, April 4, 2013

I'm on the road this week

I wanted to share with you what I'm up to this week, I'm in Europe showing my parents around and working on their bucket list. After that I'll be at a tv convention in France. Here are a few pictures, you can see more pictures on my face book fan page.