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Jul, 2016

Hobie® Introduces Camo Series

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Hobie® Introduces Camo Series Sometimes one just has to blend in to stand out…to sneak up on bass, to get a jump on birds or simply to make a statement. Introducing Hobie’s new Camo Series. Hobie’s first-ever color blend will be available for the time-tested Mirage Pro Angler 14, Mirage Pro Angler 12 and the Mirage Outback, the three models in Hobie’s line-up most popular with anglers and bird enthusiasts worldwide. The new camo will replace the olive green color on these three models, all equipped with the MirageDrive® 180. […]

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May, 2016

Tips on Winning Tournaments

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  First and foremost, let me say that the tips I’ll be sharing with you here are NOT a guarantee to win in kayak tournaments. These are observations I’ve made in my own tournament experience. I have failed countless times- more than I’d like to admit. Everyone is a winner if you learn from your mistakes and simply enjoy the experience with your fellow anglers. If you’re not having fun, maybe fishing is not for you. Let’s start by saying this. If you want to contend with tournament fisherman you’ll […]

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Mar, 2015

2015 Saltwater Bass Series Kayak Tournament

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We’re excited. This is going to be the SBS’s first kayak only tournament and we’re hosting! • When > May 2nd • Where > Dana Point Harbor • Time > 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. (scales open at 1 p.m.) • Check in > 3:30-5:30 no later! • Cost per person / kayak > $50 basic entry • Big Fish Option > $10 • Big Odd Fish Option (any fish besides bass) > $10 • Pay Out is 1 in 4 with 1st and 2nd Big Fish paid • Artificials ONLY!!….scents […]

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Feb, 2015

New FWF Tournament Schedule 2015

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We’re ready to start off the 2015 Fishing with Friends Tournaments.  We had some amazing fish take the jackpots last year, and this year will be no different. March 21st April 18th May 16th June 13th July 18th August 15th September 12th October 10th November 14th December 12th The format is very simple: Entry fee is $10 with the largest legal fish taking all.No sharks, rays, skate’s, etc.  Very simple format: no sponsors, no raffles, no prizes, no points, NO HASSLE.  Starttime @ 7a.m. with weigh in @ 2p.m.  Weigh […]

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Apr, 2014

April FWF Tournament Winner

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The 1st Fishing with Friends (FWF) Tournament of 2014 took place April 18th.  We had a great turnout.  15 Anglers showed up primed and ready to fish.  Everyone wanting to fish live bait was a little discouraged, thinking that the only bait available was going to be the same MONSTER sardines that they’d carried for the previous week.  Luckily, there were some well cured anchovies, about 4-5″.  The sand bass loved them!  The pipeline was very productive, but the guys fishing the point and on shore off Doheny had to […]

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Apr, 2014

Fishing with Friends Schedule

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The Fishing with Friends Tournament Series Schedule is as follows: April 12 May 17 June 21 July 12 August 9 September 13 October 11 November 8 December 6 Rules are as follows: Entry fee is $10 with largest legal fish taking all. No sharks, rays, skates, etc. Very simple Winner-Takes-All format; no sponsors, no raffles, no prizes, no points, no hassle. The Tournament starts at 7am with weigh in at 2pm. Weigh in and post tournament pot luck takes place at Dana Point Jet Ski and Kayak Center. Parking will […]

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