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San Diego - Miss Yellowtail Derby 2017 Victoria Church

Schedule Of Special Days - Weigh Stations & Updates


April 17, 2017 - The Pre-Fish Party and Seminar will be at the Bali Hai restaurant on Shelter Island April 6 at 6 pm. The rules and fishing area will be defined for the 37 day Derby. The Sponsors will be introduced and display their products.

It is Free to all Anglers

Bob Vanian of 976Bite will let the Derby Anglers know where the fish are. Bob Hoose, Senior Editor of the Pacific Coast Sportfishing Magazine, long time SoCal expert angler who also keeps a log about fishing. Bob will talk about tactics of how to find and catch Yellowtail. He was successful in landing an IGFA world record Yellowtail off of Oceanside with a 45# 9 oz fish on 12# test.

Junior Awards, both M & F, for Small-fry (0 to9yrs) & Juniors (11to16yrs)

88 Derby entries are in already.

• Who will be on the Scale-0-Ale at the Awards, the one who landed the Largest Yellowtail?

• Who will be there to see how many cases of Ballast Point Pale Ale they take away?

• Who will have their Name on the Derby Trophy?

New Sponsors:

• Oversea Insurance will provide Derby Tees.

• The Bay Park Fish Company will sponsor the Junior divisions, Soft Science boat shoes, Costa del Mar sunglasses, and PENN Reels

John Campbell - Derby Director - IGFA Representative - Purcell Yacht Sales Broker


• 4/26 Angler's Derby Launch Party at the Bali Hai Restaurant - Ballast Point

• 4/29 1st Day of Fishing Prize – Sponsor Ballast Point,

• 4/30 Weekend Prize – Sponsor – Bay Park Fish Company

• 6/4 Last day of Fishing by 6 pm all fish must be weighed & reported 6/5 Awards Celebration at the Bali Hai Restaurant, 6 pm – Sponsor Ballast Point

Weigh Stations

• Anglers Arsenal - IGFA Certified, 8183 Center, La Mesa, (619) 466-8455

• Mission Bay Marlin Club, 2590 Ingraham Street, San Diego, Ca. 92109, 619-224-8229

Miss Yellowtail Derby 2017 Victoria Church

Scale is at the Dana Landing Fuel Dock and attendant will weigh fish.

• Southwestern Yacht Club, 2702 Qualtrough Street, San Diego, Ca. 92106, 619-222-2502

• The Marlin Club of San Diego - IGFA Certified, 2445 Shelter Island Dr., San Diego, Ca. 92106

9 a.m. to Sunset - 619-222-8677

Call on channel 78. After hours phone numbers are posted to call for weigh service.

Visit for complete information.

John Campbell

3960 West Point Loma Blvd. Suite H347

San Diego, Ca. 92110

Phone: 619-991-5480


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