Monthly Archives: October 2017

28 10, 2017

Great Variety at the Coronado Islands

By |2017-11-06T13:22:31+00:00October 28th, 2017|News & Announcements|0 Comments

Always a great variety at Coronado Islands when throwing the Hookup Baits. Wayne Kotow of CCA and I caught calico, sand bass, Johnny bass, lingcod, whitefish, tree fish, rockfish and Bonita. Pretty much a fish for every cast all day. I've said it many times and I'll say it again, I love fishing on the ocean this time of year.    This post was originally on Facebook, if you have good stories and pictures please share on our facebook page.  

28 10, 2017

Trip to Queen Charlotte Safaris

By |2017-10-30T13:22:51+00:00October 28th, 2017|News & Announcements, Newsletter|0 Comments

What a great trip to Queen Charlotte Safaris. A couple months ago. What a classy outfit. I just received these in the mail. My pins for getting a grand slam (halibut, lingcod, golden eye and king salmon) I did it in 1 day and all on Hookup Baits. Also my lingcod pin for catching a lingcod over 30lbs. Valery runs a very classy and clean lodge with great service and fishing. If you are wanting to go up north fishing I strongly recommend that you get ahold of Queen Charlotte Safaris. Thanks Valerie. This post was originally on Facebook, if you have good stories and pictures please share on our facebook page.  

26 10, 2017

New Retail Location – Ketcham Tackle in Costa Mesa!

By |2017-10-27T13:36:55+00:00October 26th, 2017|News & Announcements, Newsletter|0 Comments

Good News Orange County Fans!! We're proud to announce that Ketcham Tackle now carries Hookup Baits. As one of the top retail stores, we're proud to call them a preferred partner! We're gearing up a big supply for them, so check them out soon. Check out Ketcham Tackle on Yelp and follow them on Facebook! Click the button below for other retail locations. Where to Buy!

25 10, 2017

Cooling Off Out On the Ocean

By |2017-10-30T14:57:21+00:00October 25th, 2017|News & Announcements|0 Comments

Too hot in the shop today so Ben and I cut out early for a couple hour session. The ocean was flat, the air a whole lot cooler and the bass were on a rampage. It was every cast and I lost a couple giants.  This post was originally on Facebook, if you have good stories and pictures please share on our facebook page.

24 10, 2017

Celebrating 2 Years for Hookup Baits! Reflecting the Past, Planning the Future

By |2017-10-24T21:34:09+00:00October 24th, 2017|News & Announcements, Newsletter|0 Comments

Friends, family, customers, sponsors. The support for our business has been incredible and seems to be endless! We can't thank everyone enough for the love and support that has gotten us to this point. We've come so far, but we're not stopping anytime soon! 10 Reasons that made it a year to remember and be thankful for: Great friends and loyal customers! Great support from our preferred retail locations that carry Hookup Baits. Great support from our major sponsors: Anglers Chronicles, Owner Hooks, and Freedom Boats. Tournament Series and Champions for the Saltwater Bass Series. Thank you Al Vasguez for being the best tournament partner a guy could ask for! TV and radio appearances with Angler Chronicles. Shared success stories, YouTube videos, and photos of customers that have caught fish on Hookup Baits. Opportunity to give fishing seminars at Fred Hall Long Beach, San Diego Anglers, San Diego Rod and Reel and variety of other fishing clubs throughout Southern CA. Giving back! This year we contributed raffle prizes to a number of tournaments, made a donation to CCA for their support, auctioned a day of fishing with Chad for Fisher of Men Charity and the Nice Guys Charity and donated to the arts program at a local elementary school in Alpine. We also traveled to East Cape to participate in the Casting for Soul's Charity event for our second year. Opportunity to wake up every day and follow our love and passion of fishing. Opportunity to build a company from [...]

22 10, 2017

San Diego Anglers Bass Slam Tournament

By |2017-10-30T15:08:31+00:00October 22nd, 2017|News & Announcements|0 Comments

Fished San Diego Anglers Bass Slam Tournament yesterday with my girl Jojo, Tim Garner and his wife Tara. The tournament is you have to get a bass slam: 1 Calico, 1 Sand, and 1 Spottie and weigh in those 3 bass. So we hit deep structure spots for our Calicos and Sand Bass. Fishing was good and we all had quality bass on the boat by 10am. Then it was off to SD bay for our Spotties, giving us plenty of time for each of us to put a legal spotted bay bass on the boat. Turns out we only needed a half an hour. Jojo connected with a legal on the first cast, then I got one on my 3rd cast. Tim on his 5th cast then Tera a few minutes after that. Crazy! The first 4 fish in the bay were all legals. We fished the bay a few more hours catching more legal spotties, sand bass, Calicos, a Big Sculpin, and Short Halibut. At the weigh-ins Tara ended up with 6th, Jojo 5th, Tim 3rd and I took first place and the jackpot! Great day and tournament put on by a great club. Thanks SD Anglers. And yes the bass were released. Forgot to get Jojo's pic. Sorry honey! This post was originally on Facebook, if you have good stories and pictures please share on our facebook page.  

19 10, 2017

A Hookup Baits BOGO Deal You Can’t Pass Up!

By |2017-11-06T13:29:14+00:00October 19th, 2017|News & Announcements, Newsletter|0 Comments

Hey everyone, we've got a treat for you! We're doing a buy one get one sale for the anchovy butter ya'll love so much. Hurry up and grab some before they're all gone! WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Click Here for Your Deal!

16 10, 2017

Inaugural Hookup Baits Fishing School Charter a HUGE Success

By |2017-11-06T13:29:21+00:00October 16th, 2017|News & Announcements, Newsletter|0 Comments

What a fun day with a bunch of great people. We want to thank everyone that came out for our first of many all Hookup Baits school fishing Charter aboard the Sea Star out of Oceanside with Capt.Joe. These trips are by invite only for our great supporters and customers. There was a whole lot of learning going on. We broke the group up into four teams so each group had their own Hookup Baits instructor. Then we had various tournaments between the teams to see who had to wear the cat hat. We also did small seminars between stops. I believe everyone on board learned a few things and we caught fish and had tons of fun while doing it. The guys that got invited on this trip were the ones that let us know they would like to go when we posted our test run of this trip. So let us know if you would like to be on the next one and we will put you one the list. We absolutely love helping our supporters become better anglers. Thank you all for this opportunity to do so.  This post was originally on Facebook, if you have good stories and pictures please share on our facebook page.  

13 10, 2017

October Fishing off of San Diego Coast using Hookup Baits

By |2017-10-16T14:48:10+00:00October 13th, 2017|News & Announcements, Newsletter|0 Comments

Fun day on the water with the crew yesterday. Fished local SD waters. Did bass in the morning then went and caught a lot of nice bonita and a few small yellowtail then finished the day off with more bass. Congrats to Hookup Baits rookie Daniel Bittner on 4 pb's . Calico, sand bass, bonita, and Cabazon. Tim had something monstrous on in the morning but broke off after a few minutes of fighting. Maybe next time brother. And as always the only tackle on the boat was Hookup Baits. This post was originally on Facebook, if you have good stories and pictures please share on our facebook page.  

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