Day at the Docks (Help a Kid Fish)

On Sunday, April 7, 2024, the parking lots at Fisherman’s Landing, Point Loma
Sportfishing, and H&M Sportfishing will be closed and the area will become a huge free
festival, DAY AT THE DOCKS. This is a FREE and FUN day to come down, listen to
the band, check-out all the booths ranging from art, clothing, sunhats, jewelry, fishing
tackle, travel insurance, travel, tour the boats, go on boat rides, and it is an especially
wonderful time to bring kids down to the Bay to catch their first fish at the fishing pens.
This is a fun family event.

The San Diego Anglers will be manning the Kids Fishing Pens at Fisherman’s Landing
and Point Loma Sportfishing. This is a fun experience and great opportunity to share our
sport with families that might not otherwise have the opportunity to fish.
We need Volunteers to help at the pens. The shifts are broken up into two-hour
increments. Currently, especially in the afternoon from 1pm-3pm and 3pm-5pm, we are very
light on help. The 3pm-5pm shift actually goes until about 4pm for the fishing, then there is
takedown from 4pm to 5pm. There are also opportunities to work in the SDA Booth, which is
also broken up into shifts. You will receive a DAY AT THE DOCKS T-SHIRT if you sign up by
March 6th.

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Monthly Meeting

The San Diego Anglers
Are Proud to Present…
Captain Alan Clowers
Portugese Hall
Wednesday, March 13th, 2024
2818 Avenida De Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106


On the corner of Shelter Island Dr. & Shafter St.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.

Special Guest: Captain Alan Clowers

Captain Alan Clowers was only five years old when he started fishing the bays and local lakes of San Diego, heading out with his dad and brothers. He has been fishing ever since and now knows these waters extremely well. He has entered various competitions over the years and has achieved over 10 first-place finishes and 8 Big-Fish awards. He was named Angler of the Year in the Southland Bass Club, and has also placed in the top five on more than 20 occasions. Capt. Clowers enjoys teaching kids and beginners, as well as expert anglers, how to find fish and is able to customize each trip to suit your needs. A trip with Capt. Clowers will not only be a fun day on the water but an experience of a lifetime!

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Congratulations 2023 Winners

Tournament Angler of the Year
Adult – Frank Santiago
Women – Jojo Pemberton
Junior – Dougie Albert

Angler of the Year
Mens – Ken Pucillo 973.15 Pts
Juniors – Cash Troop 475.48

Awards to be presented at the March 15th Awards Banquet

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Bart Hall Show 2024

The San Diego Anglers will have a booth at the San Diego Bart Hall Show and needs volunteers. A signup sheet will be available at the January meeting. This is a great opportunity to support the club and meet fellow anglers.
Fishing Tackle, Boat & Travel Show
Dates: Thursday, February 15, 2024 – Sunday, February 18, 2024
Del Mar Fairgrounds, San Diego CA, United States
Web Link: SAN DIEGO SHOW (hallshows.com)

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Membership Renewal Time

It’s that wonderful time of the year for early membership renewal. 

For those who renew in November or December you have an opportunity to win two tickets to the San Diego Anglers awards banquet. Two tickets will be awarded at the November meeting and two at the December meeting. If your name is not drawn at the November meeting then it will be placed into the December drawing where you will still have a chance to win.

Membership dues are $90 for entire family. $90 for single adults, 16 years and older. $90 for juniors, 15 years and under and without a paying adult.

You may have noticed that dues have increased by $10 for each class of membership. These Dues are used to pay for all the extras, such as the meat for the Lake Morena campout, the SDA summer picnic, the Holiday Party, increased insurance costs, and much more. Because of rising costs, the SDA Board voted to increase dues.

Come see the membership gang when you come to those meetings and renew your membership.
Your Faithful Membership Director,
John Gleaves 858-366-8872 jsimongleaves@gmail.com

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SDA Awards Banquet

Friday, March 15th, 2024

Set your course for:
Bayview Restaurant at MCRD

Neville Rd, San Diego, CA 92140

Cocktails 5:30pm Dinner 6:30

Feast on delicious Prime Rib, Panko Chicken, &/or Stuffed Shells
Buffet meal includes rolls, salads, roasted veggies,
Tea, coffee, water, & dessert.

$45 Adults (Guest Prices $55)
$20 Youths 15 years and under

RSVP by Friday, March 17th, 2023
Call: Debbie Patenaude at 619-987-2037
Credit Cards can be taken by phone
Full Name, Date of Birth, & Driver’s License Number
Required for access to MCRD.

Ticket Sales start at the February 1st OR
Get them in person at the February 14th Meeting

DINNER & RAFFLE TICKET SPECIAL: with the Purchase of 2
Adult Dinner Tickets for $100.00 by February 25th you receive
20 Raffle Tickets (this is a $10.00 savings).
***Last day to Purchase Tickets is March 8th***

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