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Old 07-09-2018, 05:01 PM   #1
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Battle of the Bays...This Saturday...Dana Point

The Dana Point Battle of the Bays is this Saturday July 14th.
We'll award the Hobie Pro Angler 12 to any registered participant that can beat Tony Park's 52.25" bag of bass from the SM Bay tourney. All the pre-fishing has indicated that the big bass are biting and we may see a new leader this Saturday.



The Bixpy Jet kit will go to the angler that catches a bass bigger than Dale Shaw's 19.25" Barred Sand Bass this Saturday.



At our Captain's meeting last Saturday, Thomas Palica was the winner of the last of 4 Phenix Rods awarded to the first twenty that register at each event…congratulations Thomas.



You can still link to the iAngler app through our web page at www.battleofthebays.com and then register and pay through PayPal at the iAngler site.

This is a list of participants for Saturday's event in Dana Point:
As of Monday 6/9…
Grant Osborne
James Scarcella
Randy Theraldson
Don Bell
Shawn Grimm
Daniel Chavez
Ken Schroder
Greg Williams
Diego Gamboa
Greg Barnicoat
Al Chavez
Thomas Palica
Tim Boyer
Thaomas Warsheski
Charles Hammond
Hitomi Hammond
Louis Verdugo
Dale Shaw
Alan Wagner
Tony Park
Steven Green
Wayne Palica
Andrew Allen
Wanda Allen
Frank Santiago
Rob Lee
Paul Lebowitz
Flip Hickson
Derwin Chang
Ronald Coon
Melissa Jeffries
Eric Vinson
Cameron Chang
Ken Rosburg
Cindy Kelley
Randal Hooper
Daniel Jones
Glen Frasier
Al Figueras
Michael Ponce
Gilbert Hernandez
Tim Fuentes
Jared Advincula
David Cheaney
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Old 07-09-2018, 05:26 PM   #2
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It's gonna be like taking candy from a baby! I'm not even a bass fisherman!


Thank's Jim for putting in all the time and work to put this Tournament Series together. It's all for a good cause and hopefully we can get more participation from the community, as there are lots of great bass fisherman out there. So if your one of those "great bass fisherman"....easy money! Hopefully those fish don't shut off on Tournament day as they are known to do...Makes you wonder sometimes....

COME GET SOME!!!!!!
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Old 07-09-2018, 08:29 PM   #3
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Big Head...

Somebody please help Tony save some money by winning this last tourney...otherwise he's going to have to turn his truck into a convertible so he can fit his Big Head in there...LOL...

There are a few locals in this next event that can take home the bacon...and the PA...
We're up to 33 registered...
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:12 PM   #4
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Just got through reading the rules. Wanted to ask if the participants were allowed to use their hand to hold down the fish in the midsection while taking the picture? Just couldn’t exactly tell one way or the other from the rules.
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:33 PM   #5
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Battle of the Bays...This Saturday...Dana Point

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Just got through reading the rules. Wanted to ask if the participants were allowed to use their hand to hold down the fish in the midsection while taking the picture? Just couldn’t exactly tell one way or the other from the rules.


Yes. They actually have you write your number on your hand so that they know it’s a photo from that day. And they give you a colored Velcro strap to use as well. Also a good idea to pinch the tail closed to make sure you’re getting as long a measurement as possible.

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Old 07-11-2018, 08:52 PM   #6
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That right

Yea...you can use your hand to hold the fish along with the colored velcro marker given out at the check-in on Saturday. You can't use a fish grip as it pushes the fish back and makes it harder to accurately measure the bass.
If you hold the fish on the trough with a fish grip and then put a wet towel over the fish while you get your phone/camera ready...then take the grip and towel off while holding down the bass and finally take a good clear photo of the whole fish...
CPR is kinda tricky at first but it's really good for the release of the fish and the health of the resource.
Pinching the tail is allowed and it can give you that winning 1/4"...!
It looks like Tom's photo was part of the Mity Might contest as he has the rod in the photo.
See you all Saturday...!
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:21 PM   #7
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Thanks, it seems like a really fun tourney. Tempted to sign up for it. Will have to think about it a little more.
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:46 AM   #8
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Weather for Saturday

The weather forecast looks pretty good for Saturday's Tournament.

Here is a wind forecast...
7am - 2mph SSE
8am - 2mph SW
9am - 4mph SW
10am - 5mph SW
11am - 7mph WSW
noon - 8mph WSW
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:48 PM   #9
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and please enter the big fish jackpot.
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Old 07-12-2018, 12:57 PM   #10
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Wanda...

"...and please enter the big fish jackpot."
...Cuz...Wanda needs a new pair of shoes!!!..
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Old 07-12-2018, 02:28 PM   #11
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And...Don't follow Greg...cuz he never catches anything....
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...........ouch. You made Wanda laugh anyway...........she says I am so competitive
Sardine forecast looks good, I will opt for the 4-5 if given a choice!


Dana Point: 4-5 inch sardine 5-7 inch sardine
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Old 07-12-2018, 08:00 PM   #13
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updated participants list

This is a list of participants for Saturday's event in Dana Point:
As of Thursday 6/12......…
Grant Osborne
James Scarcella
Randy Theraldson
Don Bell
Shawn Grimm
Daniel Chavez
Ken Schroder
Greg Williams
Diego Gamboa
Greg Barnicoat
Al Chavez
Thomas Palica
Tim Boyer
Thaomas Warsheski
Charles Hammond
Hitomi Hammond
Louis Verdugo
Dale Shaw
Alan Wagner
Tony Park
Steven Green
Wayne Palica
Andrew Allen
Wanda Allen
Frank Santiago
Rob Lee
Paul Lebowitz
Flip Hickson
Derwin Chang
Ronald Coon
Melissa Jeffries
Eric Vinson
Cameron Chang
Ken Rosburg
Cindy Kelley
Randal Hooper
Daniel Jones
Glen Frasier
Al Figueras
Michael Ponce
Gilbert Hernandez
Tim Fuentes
Jared Advincula
David Cheaney
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Old 07-14-2018, 04:08 PM   #14
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So? Did Tony get a new ride?
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Old 07-14-2018, 10:24 PM   #15
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Nope...

No new ride for Tony...
Details tomorrow...!
And Wonda isn't getting those new shoes...
But Andy got a new Cigar...LOL
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Old 07-15-2018, 12:18 PM   #16
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But Tony got somethin’ !
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Old 07-17-2018, 01:44 AM   #17
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Wish i could fish this series!!
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