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Iceman 12-21-2017 03:18 PM

2018 Mission Bay Classic Kayak Tournament
Mark your calendars!!!

Mission Bay Classic

Saturday, April 14th 2018


From Last year's event:
To Sign up, scroll down to the pay pal link

This is a Heroes on the Water fund raising event!

Halibut division guys will have the option to check in here online the day prior and launch any time after 4 am from Santa Clara Point. Bass division will be a shot gun start at 7am.
Mark your calendars!!!

Halibut division guys will have the option to check in here online the day prior and launch any time after 4 am from Santa Clara Point. Bass division will be a shot gun start at 7am.

We expect a great bunch of raffle prizes. Our goal is to raise $5000 for the Southern California chapter of Heroes on the Water.
We anticipate this being one of the biggest kayak fishing tournament in California in 2018.

Mark your calendars and Check back here for all the details! We will be adding to this periodically as we iron out all the details. I have set up a PayPal link below. Cost is $25.

Kids under the age of 18 fish for free with a paid adult.

*Boundaries will be anywhere. Weigh boats will only be weighing fish inside the harbor*
Everyone in the bass division required to check in and launch from the east facing beach adjacent to the ball field on Santa Clara Point, shotgun start 7am
prize payouts for the top finishers, all proceeds going to Heroes on the Water!

Tournament hours: 7am-1pm, check in starts at 6 am. You must be in line to weigh your fish no later than 1 pm

After the tournament we will all meet for a great BBQ, raffle & awards. Lunch served from noon until 2 pm

***By participating you must adhere to a code of sportsmanlike conduct. Any angler who violates the rules of the events may be disqualified and banned from future participation in all future events as well as all website interactions. This includes conduct before, during and after events both on and off the water as well as online. Conduct deemed inappropriate may be grounds for disqualification or denial from participation in any events or website activities. Judgments of conduct are at the sole discretion of the tournament directors, assisted by website moderators and host facility owners.
Bass division rules:
1. Sand, Spotted Bay and Calico Bass are the only allowable fish for weighing towards your final stringer.
2. A tournament win is based on the total weight of 3 heaviest fish at the final weigh-in at 1pm.
3. All bass submitted must be alive and at least 14" in length.
4. Artificial baits only. Scents are allowed - squid or other cut bait is not. Berkley Gulp! is allowed.
5. All fishing must be from a kayak, canoe, SUP or float tube. No trolling motors or propulsion systems, human power only.
6. Fish Finders and GPS units are allowed.
7. Tournament hours will be from 7am until 1 pm. You are responsible for being on time to the final weigh-in.
8. Scoring will determined by the total weight of an angler's 3 heaviest bass as weighed by the weigh boats.
9. You may weigh up to 10 total bass (no more than 5 in your tank at a time) while complying with DFG regulations. The angler is responsible for keeping track of the number of fish weighed. Attempting to weigh more than 10 bass could result in disqualification.
10. You must abide by all DFG regulations.
11. Bait barge ruling this year, no fishing within 20 yards, that means you or your lure/bait.
12. Fish anywhere inside or outside the harbor as long as all other rules are followed.
13. All inquiries, objections or complaints concerning any believed infraction of tournament or DFG rules needs to be stated PRIOR to the awards ceremony.


The halibut division. Very simply, the biggest halibut weighed wins. There will be prizes awarded for the top 3 fish weighed. This is a separate division that you will specify upon check in. (you can check in the day prior online) In this division you may use live and cut bait and fish more than 1 rod at a time. You must launch and land from tournament location, but are able to fish in or outside the bay! Live bait can be brought, bought or caught. Fish must be hooked, fought and landed from the kayak unassisted. Final weigh in is 1 pm and you must be in line at the scale no later than 1 pm.


Entry List:

Steve Orr
Mark Randle
Randy Tharaldson
Don Bell
Steven Green
Shawn Grimm
Luis Verdugo
Jason Simpson
Alan Wagner
Jeff Kennett
Jorge Villegas
Todd Peirce
Ramon Gonzalez
Stan Callahan
Jim Salazar
Clint Blokdyk
Wally Nellson
Manny Piceno
Kevin Rhoads
Mike Baine
Dave Easton
Andrew Stuck
John Pawlak
Robert Moore
Kirk Davis
Matthew Vaughan
Tim Stengel
Erick Oudmayer
Carlos Delavilla
Stephanie Patero
Ernest Hernandez
Bryan Braiverman
Ryan Moriarty
Michael Wirth
Preston Travis Leblanc
Daniel Lopez
Michael Lopez (youth)
Eric Noonan
Derwin Chang
Tony Park
Joshua Brightman
Adi Ljubovic
John Herse
Shawn Preston
Amanda Burgess
Ronald Coon
Todd Jester
Ron Sanders
Gregory Kimmel
Steve Buechner
Christopher Kimbro
Derek Thomas
Danny Jones
Jeff Gardner
Timothy O'Conner
Derek Van Vranken
Mike Holler
Eric Smith
Ryan Plummer
Daniel Zarate
Jayson Breault
Aaron Knowles
Andy Bowden
Russell Kelly
Richard Clark
James Zimmermann
Charles Long
Nathanael Preston
Kai Schumann
Jim Thompson
Bob Gattis
Michael Vint
Tommy Palica
Wayne Palica
Chad Baugh
Robert Abad
Charles Wittenberg
Chris Vanhoepen
Glenn Casale
Roman Chang
Roy Bartolone
Mark Berninger
Jason Caballero
Anthony Magno
Fransisco Gonzalez
Rex McNamera
Jose Gutierez
Mitchell Fromang
Grant Osorne
David Gordon
Richard Penny
Tyler Mathews
William Fetters
Chris Hyams
Gregory Barnicoat
Joe Silva
Dillon Fillmore
Kyle McCann
James Taylor
Austin Barlow
Preston Jimenez
Daniel Powell
Dino Panuga
Luis Garcia
Stan Schutze
Victor Silva
Leanardo Valazqquez
Glenn Fraser
Will Bowen
Laura Lewis
Steven Howard
Michael Mikitka
Eric Corla
Thomas Stevens
Amber Stevens
Richard Lightfoot
Travis Lightfoot
Sheldon Lewis
Ramond Fillmore
Eric Rios
Robert Vaca
Kenneth Jablecki
Christoph Efstathiou
Garland McNew
Andrew Acevedo
Todd Cook
Errold Humphreys
Mark Christman
Rodrigo Venegas









FISH11 12-21-2017 08:27 PM

Couldn't wait had to sign up now. Can't wait to be at and fishing the best fishing tournament in SD.

Iceman 01-08-2018 03:30 PM

Hobie just ponied up about $500 worth of accessories for the raffle :luxhello:


Iceman 01-08-2018 03:30 PM

Trophies have been ordered! :D

Hunters Pa 01-08-2018 04:37 PM

No idea if I can make it, but signed up and paid for a great cause.

Iceman 01-09-2018 11:53 AM

Seigler Reels just stepped up with the Bass Division winning prize

Seigler SGN, a compact reel with crazy free spool and TONS of drag stopping power.




Iceman 01-13-2018 01:39 PM

We have a kayak that will be given away in the raffle......stand by:D

Iceman 01-15-2018 11:06 AM


Dana Point Parasailing has given us a tandem parasailing voucher again this year for the raffle! I see these guys all the time when fishing Dana Point, looks super fun! :luxhello:


jorluivil 01-15-2018 12:38 PM

I don't know if I can make it but I made my donation

Iceman 01-16-2018 09:30 AM

Jorge, hope you can make it this year!

Iceman 01-16-2018 09:32 AM

Sponsors keep stepping up! Everingham Bros is sending us vouchers for bait scoops!


Iceman 01-16-2018 09:33 AM


NRS is sending some gear for the raffle

Iceman 01-16-2018 04:31 PM

Werner has just offered a paddle again this year! :luxhello:


Iceman 01-17-2018 08:42 AM

Jackson Kayaks is donating a Kraken 13.5 in Rockfish for the raffle :luxhello:



alanw 01-17-2018 08:53 AM

It's going to be another good one! Hopefully the Halibut will cooperate this year :reeling:

Iceman 02-02-2018 10:43 AM

I just added Scout Inflatables to the sponsor list, some lucky person is going to win a 365 with stand up bar! Thanks to FlyinRyan and Scout Inflatables!



Iceman 02-06-2018 01:02 PM

Tormentor is sending us some Nuffs, caps and beanies. I have been wearing the Nuffs for some time keeping that skin cancer at bay!



jorluivil 02-06-2018 06:38 PM

Andy, I believe i mentioned this last year but are you planning on setting up raffle ticket sales via PayPal?

Iceman 02-07-2018 10:04 AM


Let me see if I can get a HOW volunteer to monitor on line ticket sales at the raffle. I have my hands full that day calling out wrong numbers and what not:D

Iceman 02-07-2018 01:57 PM

Trophies just arrived! :D


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