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Upcoming Events 2018

Club Meeting, In La Mesa Thursday Aug 2nd
Shelter Island Pier Saturday Aug 11
Chula Vista Harborfest Saturday Aug 18
Biggest Fish Tournament Saturday Aug 25

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Welcome to the San Diego Rod and Reel Club!

Club's Meeting
at The Charcoal House restaurant
9466 Murray Dr., La Mesa 91942
Aug 2nd at 7pm

Our speaker will be Bob Woodard, Jr. Bob is an expert fisherman with a lot of local knowledge to depart. He has written for Western Outdoor News and other top fishing publications. He has also participated in the production of fishing videos. This will be a great opportunity to catch up on the latest techniques.

The Charcoal House is at 9466 Murray Dr., La Mesa 91942. It is near Anthony’s on the frontage road North of Interstate 8. The closest exit off the 8 is Severin & Fuerte. The entire dining room will be ours. The restaurant has steak, seafood, and especially prime rib

Our meeting will begin at 7 p.m. as usual, but you should get there early because all appetizers and drinks from the full bar are 25% off from 5:00 - 7:00. There’s also an early bird menu until 6:00, with prices ranging from $14 to $17. We encourage everyone to have dinner here because they're giving us the space for free. Additionally, they have asked us to let them know about how many to expect, so anyone planning to be at the meeting, please let us know. Respond to LAMER2@COX.NET or text 619-850-9476 with three simple bits of information before August 2nd: 1) Your name, 2) How many are likely to come with you, 3) If you think you might eat there.

Meet and greet at 6:30 pm. The meeting starts at 7:00 pm.

Shelter Island Pier Kids Fishing Event
Aug 11

We need your help on this fun event. Please contact VP Bill Renick to let him know you will make it (619-988-9862) or

Show up by 8:00 am.

Chula Vista Harborfest Kids Casting Event
Aug 18

This is a very nice event with wine tasting, gourmet food and lots of music and activities. We teach the kids how to cast a spinning reel and give them prizes. We need your help showing the kids how to cast a line and manning the booth. You will also get time to visit the attractions. Contact Tim Foote at 619-227-9133, or VP Bill Renick at 619-988-9862, to let us know you will make it.

Biggest Fish Tournament
Aug 25th

The entry fee will be $50 per member. There will be prizes in three categories: 1. Tuna (except Skipjack), 2. Dorado and Yellowtail, 3. Bass (Calico, Spotties and Sand Bass), Bonito and Barracuda. There will be an optional halibut side pot. This is a club tournament so sports points will be awarded for the top three heaviest fish. The purpose of the tournament is to include all boat sizes and ranges. It will be a one-day tournament. The weigh-in will be at the South Shores Ramp East of Sea World in Mission Bay. You will be allowed to drive your catch to the weigh-in.

Surf Fishing Tournament and BBQ
Sept 15th

This is always a fun event and the fishing should be better this time of year. The tournament will be from 8:00am to 1:00pm and a barbeque after that. Please let Pepe know at the meeting if you are fishing or at least coming out for the BBQ so we have enough food. The BBQ lunch is open for all FCMs and family members even if you are not fishing. We would like to see everyone there.

Who We Are

The San Diego Rod and Reel Club was established in 1982, a not for profit saltwater fishing club. The purpose of our club is to be a leader in the conservation of fish stock while promoting the future of fishing, family, fun, and friendship. We promote and enhance the sportsmanship of recreational fishing, safe boating, and angling competition among club members. We bring fisherman, families, and friends together share similar experiences, and ideas.

Monthly Meetings

We meet on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the beautiful setting of the Bali Hai Restaurant overlooking San Diego Bay, in Point Loma.

We offer our anglers up to date information, social activities, club tournaments and monthly meetings. Each meeting has experts speakers that are informative with a wealth of knowledge in the area of sports fishing. Our fishing tournaments are for all ages that are held throughout the year for cash and prizes.

Check The Tides and Fishing Weather

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