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Established in 1972, The Mission Bay Marlin Club (MBMC) is one of the oldest existing saltwater fishing clubs in the San Diego region and has traditionally been the club of choice for many of the best anglers on the Southern California coast. MBMC is dedicated to promoting the joys of fishing, encouraging sportsmanship and fellowship among its members, and conserving our local fishery.

The club hosts a range of fishing tournaments and social events each year. Whether it be bay, bottom, in-shore or off-shore fishing; there is some type of fishing fun for everyone. Since 1975, MBMC has proudly hosted the Charity Heart Marlin Tournament, an annual fundraising effort. We invite new members – male, female and juniors, to participate and get the most out of the MBMC experience. See Membership for more info.

Welcome to Mission Bay Marlin Club’s new website and the 2019 fishing season. Browse around the website to see what MBMC has to offer.


Latest MBMC News

MBMC President’s Message – July 2022

Greetings fellow MBMC members….I hope this message finds you all well. Another month has transpired and the heart of the fishing season is upon us. I do hope you are finding time to get out on the water and enjoy some of the great fishing this season has presented so  More…

Marlin Seminar Recap

Thank you to all the attendees of this year’s Marlin Seminar.  We had a great showing with 22 members in attendance.  We want to welcome  three new members to the club that were in attendance. Ken Schilling (Joint Venture), Rob Gordon (Reel Control) and Ron Anderson (Gratitude). Thank you for  More…

MBMC President’s Message – June 2022

Greeting fellow members….where did the month go?!?! 

I hope this message finds you all well and you are all enjoying the approaching summer. Weather has been amazing and we all need to be out on the water!! 

It seems the summer is kicking off nicely with warm weather and great Bluefin Tuna  More…

Tuna Seminar Recap

Dear MBMC members,

Thank you to all the members that showed up for the tuna seminar on June 12.  It was a great turn out and fantastic venue. Thank you Ken Yasuda.

Sardina’s restaurant provided us with a private outdoor patio and excellent food. 

John White from Dana Landing provided us with the latest techniques and  More…