Trip Reports

Jackpot winners and fish counts

Trip Report

Aug 15-18

This 3-day trip had 27 anglers and they caught 281 yellowfin tuna, 44 yellowtail, 3 bluefin, and 6 dorado. The jackpot winners are:
  • Tom Patton, Arroyo Grande, CA -- 32.8# bluefin tuna (left)
  • Mark Seals, Cambria, CA--31.4# bluefin tuna (middle)
  • Chris Edmundson, Mission Viejo, CA--24.4# bluefin tuna (right). And an honorable mention to Dick "Capt Potatohead" Uranga, Hermosa Beach, CA for his 29.6# bluefin (not eligible for jackpot)

Trip Report

Aug 11-15

This 4-day trip had 27 anglers and they caught 190 yellowfin tuna, 58 bluefin, 17 dorado and 85 yellowtail. The jackpot winners are:
  • Tim Farmer, Bakersfield, CA -- 60.6# yellowfin tuna (right)
  • Mike Lee, San Francisco, CA--58.8# yellowfin tuna (middle)
  • Joe Preciado, San Diego, CA--58.4# yellowfin tuna (left)

Trip Report

Aug 8-11

This 3-day trip had 28 anglers and they caught 264 yellowfin tuna, 34 dorado and 55 yellowtail. The jackpot winners are:
  • Joe Otahal, La Mesa, CA -- 48.6# yellowfin tuna (left)
  • Tony Panetti, San Diego, CA--24.8# yellowfin tuna (middle)
  • Michael Otahal, Santa Barbara, CA--21.4# yellowfin tuna (right)

Trip Report

Jul 31-Aug 4

This 5-day trip had 21 anglers and they caught 129 yellowfin tuna, 38 bluefin, 17 dorado and 41 yellowtail. The jackpot winners are:
  • Brian Lemburg, San Diego, CA -- 100.8# yellowfin tuna (left)
  • Ron Phillips, Las Vegas, NV -- 91.6# yellowfin tuna (middle)
  • Kevin Yoshimoto, Thousand Oaks, CA--63# yellowfin tuna (right)
Photo by Bill Roecker

Trip Report

July 26-31

This 5-day trip had 24 anglers and they caught 222 yellowtail and 245 yellowfin tuna. The jackpot winners are:
  • Eric Sallis, Santee, CA -- 74# yellowfin tuna (left)
  • John Yam, Long Beach, CA -- 70.3# yellowfin tuna (middle)
  • Pat Patino, Orange, CA-- 68.6# yellowfin tuna (right)

Trip Report

July 21-26

This 5-day trip had 24 anglers and they caught 244 albacore, 5 bluefin tuna, 247 yellowtail, 1 dorado, and 1 yellowfin tuna. The jackpot winners are:
  • Kevin Weber, Coto de Caza, CA -- 40# albacore (left)
  • Gary Atkins, Palmer Lake, CO -- 39.6# albacore (right)
  • Kim Day, Wilton, CA -- 38.6# albacore (right)

Trip Report

Jul 11-14

This 3-day trip had 19 anglers and they caught 94 albacore, 20 bluefin tuna, and 2 yellowtail. The jackpot winners are:
  • Tanner Iwamura, San Diego, CA -- 42.6# bluefin (middle)
  • Bill Miller, Fontana, CA -- 41# bluefin (right)
  • Gary Iwamura, San Diego, CA -- 39.6# bluefin (left)

Trip Report

July 3-7

This 3-day trip had 23 anglers and they caught 182 albacore, 1 dorado, and 1 yellowtail. The jackpot winners are:
  • Hal Guy, Canoga Park, CA -- 35# albacore (second from left)
  • Darren Fujimoto, Chula Vista, CA -- 28.2# albacore (middle)
  • Pete Groshong, Phoenix, AZ -- 27.8# albacore (right)
Norm Fujimoto, at left, presents Hal Guy with the Izorline trophy.

Trip Report

July 1-3

This 1.5-day trip had 22 anglers and they caught 41 yellowtail, 15 bluefin and 29 albacore. The jackpot winner is:
  • Gary DeMarco, Alta Loma, CA -- 27# yellowtail
  • Photo by Steve "Wrong Way" Lamb

Trip Report

Jun 18-21

This 3-day trip had 23 anglers and they caught 2 yellowtail and 29 albacore. The jackpot winners are:
  • Jim Kunkle, Fullerton, CA -- 22# albacore (left)
  • David Grollman, Glendale, CA -- 21.6# albacore (middle)
  • Mike Kunkle, Fullerton, CA -- 21# albacore (right)
Photo by Steve "Wrong Way" Lamb

Trip Report

June 13-18

This 5-day Qualia Reels-sponsored trip had 20 anglers and they caught 256 yellowtail, 48 albacore, 3 yellowfin tuna, and 3 bluefin. The jackpot winners are:
  • Doug Nance, San Diego, CA -- 29.6# bluefin (left)
  • Dave Bell, San Diego, CA -- 25# yellowtail (middle)
  • Kent Cremolini, Walnut Creek, CA -- 24.6# bluefin tuna (right)
Photo by Bill Roecker

Trip Report

Sep 25-28

This 3-day trip had 29 anglers and they caught 21 yellowfin tuna, 20 dorado, and 3 albacore. The jackpot winners are:
  • Greg Locke, San Diego, CA -- 26.6# albacore (left)
  • Ryan Bussell, South Lake Tahoe, CA -- 24.4# yellowfin (middle)
  • Dave Povey, Dulzura, CA -- 24# yellowfin tuna (right)

Trip Report

Sep 14-20

This 6-day trip had 15 anglers and they caught 113 yellowfin tuna, 64 yellowtail, 4 dorado, and 1 albacore. The jackpot winners are:
  • Chris Klein, Encinitas, CA -- 94.4# yellowfin tuna(left)
  • Terry Wade, San Diego, CA -- 89.4# yellowfin tuna
  • Richard Lee, Lawndale, CA -- 88.8# yellowfin tuna (right)

Trip Report

Sep 5-10

This 5-day trip had 20 anglers and they caught 51 yellowfin tuna, 162 yellowtail, and 5 dorado. The jackpot winners are:
  • Bill Zemba, Castaic, CA -- 35.2# yellowfin tuna(left)
  • Bill Zemba, Castaic, CA -- 33.2# yellowfin tuna yellowfin tuna
  • Delane Lytle, Granada Hills, CA -- 30.2# yellowtail (right)

Trip Report

Aug 29-Sep 1

This 3-day trip had 28 anglers and they caught 62 yellowfin tuna, 98 albacore, and 21 dorado. The jackpot winners are:
  • Jim Gill, Ventura, CA -- 32.6# yellowfin tuna(right)
  • Chris McMorrow, Thousand Oaks, CA (left)-- 32.3# yellowfin tuna
  • Jim Todd, Yreka, CA -- 26.6# yellowfin tuna(middle)

Trip Report

Aug 19-24

This 5-day trip had 17 anglers and they caught 95 yellowtail, 37 yellowfin tuna, and 2 dorado. The jackpot winners are:
  • George Hartlmaier, Parowan, UT -- 86.6# yellowfin tuna(left)
  • Tanner Huffer, San Clemente, CA -- 62.6# yellowfin tuna
  • Jared Nahem, Florida -- 34.8# yellowtail(right)

Trip Report

Aug 16-19

This 3-day trip had 26 anglers and they caught 4 bluefin tuna, 34 albacore, and 5 yellowfin tuna. The jackpot winners are:
  • Ken Roberts, Fullerton, CA -- 36.2# albacore(left)
  • Dick Hoagland, Newport Beach, CA -- 32.6# albacore
  • Dick Hoagland, Newport Beach, CA -- 30# yellowfin tuna(right)

Trip Report

Aug 12-16

This 4-day trip had 27 anglers and they caught 25 bluefin tuna, 151 yellowtail, 29 dorado, 7 dorado, and 25 tuna. The jackpot winners are:
  • Gary Holpuch, Topock, AZ -- 40.8# yellowtail(left)
  • Greg Locke, San Diego, CA -- 40# yellowtail
  • Ron Servis, Escondido, CA -- 40# yellowtail (right)

Trip Report

Aug 9-12

This 3-day trip had 29 anglers and they caught 249 bluefin tuna, 10 yellowtail, 29 dorado, 43 albacore, and 48 yellowfin tuna. The jackpot winners are:
  • Bryon Mathieson, Napa, CA -- 34.8# dorado(left)
  • James Waggoner, Napa, CA -- 34.6# yellowfin tuna
  • Dale Dowling, Vacaville, CA -- 34.4# yellowfin tuna (right)
Capt Kevin Ward poses on far right.

Trip Report

Aug 6-9 Let’s Talk Hook-Up Shimano Seminar

This 3-day trip had 27 anglers and they caught 77 yellowtail, 57 dorado, 4 albacore, 7 yellowfin tuna and 1 bluefin tuna. The jackpot winners are:
  • Tom Meck, Buckeye, AZ -- 26# albacore(left)
  • Dan Carrier, CA -- 21.7# yellowtail
  • Steve Crooke, Irvine, CA -- 21.2# yellowtail (right)
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