The first Yellowtail of the season was weighed in at the Balboa Angling Club May 14th by longtime member Paul Hoofe earning him the First Yellowtail Flag. His catch weighed in at 44.72 lbs. and was caught using 20# line. Hoofe and other members of the BAC are getting ready for the YSH Tournament, scheduled for June 5th through 8th.
Yellowtail, Seabass and Halibut are the species to catch in this tournament using up to 30# line class maximum for only $40 per angler. Non-members are always welcome. Anglers will fish from 8:00 p.m. on Thursday to noon on Sunday, with weigh slips due at the club by 2:00 p.m. with an awards party to follow at 4:00 p.m. A kick-off party with a potluck is planned for 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4th at the Balboa Angling Club and everyone is welcome. The clubhouse is located at 200 A Street (just a few doors down from the Balboa Pavilion) with plenty of parking at the Balboa Pier. For more information, call (949) 673.6316 or visitbalboaanglingclub.org.
It’s open enrollment time at the Balboa Angling Club right now! Memberships run from January through December at the yearly cost of $175/single; $225/family; and $25/junior with no monthly dues. To find out more about the club, come down to the clubhouse or go online to balboaanglingclub.org.