Greetings to all MBMC club members….I hope this letter finds you all well.

As we move into the prime fishing months, it sounds like the offshore bite is really ramping up! The Bluefin Tuna bite has really taken off with fish now being caught in US waters. With reports of BFT from “the corner” on up to the “302” and even further up the line towards San Clemente island. Now is the time to get out there and enjoy this fishing while it’s hot. Yellowtail have also been reported on kelps throughout the region.

Congratulations goes out to Kent Yamada for taking the April 2021 FOM crown with a 12.6 lb Ling Cod. Kent was also the top angler for the 2021 Rock Cod tournament with a 7 lb Boccacio.  Well done Kent!!!

I also wanted to let you all know the 2021 Club directories are in process and should be coming out soon.

Upcoming events: 

  • The Halibut / White Sea Bass Tournament has been scheduled for June 5th and 6th (Sat & Sun). Links to Tournament Rules and Entry Form also available on the club website and at Dana Landing. As with the last tournament the board has agreed to sweeten the pot with a $50 Dana Landing Gift Card for both the adult and juniors divisions. I hope we can all get out there and enjoy some quality time on the water in support of this event! Good luck to all anglers!
  • 2020 Awards Banquet / Membership Meeting: It is with great pleasure I am able to announce that the board has agreed to move forward with our first social gathering since activities were suspended with the onset of Covid. We are currently looking to hold the banquet on Sunday June 27th at Bay Park Fish Co. with more details coming soon. We are very excited to return to some normalcy with the rollout of this event!

I wanted to take a moment to thank Paul Himmelberger for stepping up to help the club file it’s 2020 taxes. Huge help Paul! The club is still lacking an official “Treasurer” and may have to hire someone to carry the duties unless a member is able to volunteer for the role.

I’d also like to thank Larry Oberti for his time and effort in managing the club’s website along with other similar duties. Larry’s assistance is much appreciated.

Wishing you all good health, prosperity and tight lines,

Shane Hurt

[MBMC President]