Jim Holden

Founder / Executive Director, Western Region

Jim Holden is the founder of Fish for Life. He lives in San Clemente, California with his beautiful wife Sue of 31 years and proud father of two daughters, Heather & Hailey.  Jim is originally from King of Prussia, Pennsylvania and since a young man has always been an avid salt water fisherman. He has organized many Fish for Life fishing trips for people with special needs, wounded warriors and more.  Jim is excited about expanding Fish for Life to ports nationwide and beyond to serve more special needs!

John 15:12

“Bringing Dignity, Inclusion and New Possibilities to Special Needs Children!”

Here is what you can expect….

Each participant is introduced and invited to walk down the red carpet.

Our honored guests are assigned to a loving Fishing Team Leader who will help them throughout the day.

Each trip includes 1-2 volunteer photographers capturing great shots of all the action.

Trophies are awarded to each child one at a time by their Fishing Team Leader.

Dana Wharf

Dana pride boat

Dana Pride

This brilliant member of the Dana Wharf Fishing Fleet sits at roughly 95ft long with all the amenities to make your special trip amazing.

34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629


Upcoming Trips

special needs fishing trip
  • 15Aug
    August, 15, 2021
    Dana Pride
  • 19Sep
    September 19, 2021
    Dana Pride
  • 17Oct
    October 17, 2021
    Dana Pride
  • 14Nov
    November 14, 2021
    Dana Pride

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