Shows & Events

3 07, 2019

Save the Date for the 2nd Annual HUB Tournament!

2019-07-03T09:22:40-07:00July 3rd, 2019|News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events, Tournaments|0 Comments

Attention Hookup Baits fans! This year, on October 5th, we will be holding our 2nd Annual Hookup Baits Fishing Tournament. Last year's tournament was such a success and sign-ups had to end early because we reached capacity so fast! Make sure to keep this date in your calendar and be on the look out for registration dates! Event Details Date: October 5, 2019 Location: Dana Landing, San Diego, CA More details to come! Highlights of Last Year's Event [Video]

12 06, 2019

HUB Sponsors Clash of the Kayaks Tourney in Oxnard, CA!

2019-06-12T11:53:18-07:00June 12th, 2019|Giving Back, News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events, Tournaments|2 Comments

Hookup Baits is proud to be a sponsor for the upcoming "Clash of the Kayaks" tournament in October! Enjoy a fun day of kayak fishing and BBQ at Channel Islands Harbor while competing to win cash and prizes for the three longest fish. Plus, earn the title of the first champion of the “Clash of the Kayaks” at Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, California! Event Details Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019 Time: 5:30 AM – 4:00 PM Location: Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, CA Registration: Click here to register! The Clash of the Kayaks fishing tournament is a fundraising tournament being put on by Mission Fish to raise funds for first responders, Veterans and active duty fishing trips. Portions of the funds raised will be donated to Heroes on the Water Central California, to take first responders, Veterans and active duty members kayak fishing. Learn more on Facebook. Downloadable PDF flyer here.

5 06, 2019

Hookup Baits Sponsors Mother-Daughter Fishing Charter

2019-06-05T17:12:41-07:00June 5th, 2019|Giving Back, Newsletter, Shows & Events|0 Comments

We recently had the privilege to be a sponsor for a very rare and special Mother and Daughter fishing event in May! We couldn't be more proud to have been a supporter! Open Waters Foundation paid for twelve daughters, twelve mothers, and six female mentors (personal deckhands). Thanks so much for contributing to this unique opportunity for girls!! - Elsa Flores The foundation also paid for fishing licenses and fish cleaning! Wow. What a gift!? Thank you, Elsa, for letting us be a part of this special day.

8 04, 2019

A Busy Weekend, Full of Awards and Tourneys

2019-04-11T12:50:09-07:00April 8th, 2019|Fishin' Reports, News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events|0 Comments

Busy weekend! Friday night = SD Anglers Award Banquet. Congrats to Luke on Jr. Angler of the Year, Lori for Women's Angler of the Year and I got the Mens Angler of the Year! All 3 are HUB users and supporters. Saturday = Anglers Clothing spotty series tournament #3 @ Mission Bay. Took 4th place. Saturday night = Nice Guys charity dinner/auction. Sunday = Coronado Islands. Stayed away from the fleet because I hate fishing in the fleets. We got 1 yellowtail on the second cast and a few big bones. The the wind came up early, so we headed for shelter and picked at the bass and rockfish. Congrats to Frank on the nice halibut. All 4 of us only threw the new HUB Bullets the whole day. Check out the original facebook post here and share from our page!

19 03, 2019

Join us at the 40th Annual Day at the Docks 2019!

2019-03-19T16:05:05-07:00March 19th, 2019|News & Announcements, Shows & Events|0 Comments

The Port of San Diego's 40th Annual Day at The Docks – the West Coast’s largest public celebration of sport fishing will take place on Sunday April 14, 2019 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The festival marks the official start of San Diego’s spring saltwater fishing season. There is no other event quite like San Diego’s Day At The Docks! Come See Us! This year we will be set up at a booth selling a variety of different Hookup Bait products! Plus the new HUB Bullets will be available too! View our products here. More Info For complete information on Port of San Diego's Day at The Docks activities and schedules, visit Like them on Facebook Visit the Facebook Event Page at

11 03, 2019

2019 Fred Hall Show Was A Success!

2019-03-12T14:19:14-07:00March 11th, 2019|News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events|0 Comments

Well our 4th year of Fred Hall Long Beach is in the books. We continue to grow and did very well again this year. Thank you for all the love and support. People shaking our hands and thanking us for making the baits never gets old. We also appreciate the gifts our supporters bring us especially the jerky. Good stuff! All positive vibes throughout the show, the way it should be in our fishing community. Also a big Thank you to our HUB team, family and friends for all the help. We couldn't do it without you. Looking forward to a great season this year. To those of you that bought the new Hub Bullets, get ready...they slay!!! Thanks again! Next stop Day at the Docks. Check out the original post on Facebook or share from our Facebook page!

26 02, 2019

Hookup Baits at Fred Hall Long Beach 2019

2019-02-27T17:51:41-07:00February 26th, 2019|News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events|1 Comment

It's show time! Hookup Baits will be at the Fred Hall Show in Long Beach from March 6-10, 2019, so make sure to come check it out. Stop by our booth in the same aisle as last year #1000. Support Hookup Baits, be the first to see the new Hookup Baits Bullet, and get some more knowledge on fishin'! Make sure to keep these things in mind when you stop by: Buy $50 or more and get 15% off ALL Hookup Baits products. We will be offering a special discount for Groms at the show too!! We hope to see you all there! Photos From Last Year's Event More About Fred Hall Show The 73rd annual Fred Hall Show at the Long Beach Convention Center is the world’s largest sportfishing show, California’s largest boat show and an international leader in hunting and fishing travel. Virtually all forms of outdoor recreation are represented at this enormous event, featuring: more fishing tackle manufacturer displays than any other show anywhere, California’s largest marine accessories display, hundreds of fishing tackle booths, hundreds of international fishing and hunting travel booths, acres of boats, casting ponds, Hobie Kayak demonstration rides, hunter and angler specific vehicles, free dive and SCUBA diving equipment and instruction, air gun ranges, archery ranges, over 400 seminars and a full day’s worth of family fun activities. To learn more about different seminars and other sponsors/participants, check out the Fred Hall website here. 

27 01, 2019

Chad Wins First at the Angler Clothing Company Tourney

2019-01-28T14:21:41-07:00January 27th, 2019|News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events, Tournaments|0 Comments

Great time at the Angler Clothing Company Tournament out of Oceanside Harbor today. What an amazing turnout with 74 anglers! Lots of great guys and good vibes, which makes for a fun day on the water. Great seeing you all out there. I was very fortunate to get a stud spottie today. Stoked. Great job guys. Check out Angler Clothing Company's Facebook page here for more updates on the tournament! Check out the original facebook post here and share from our page!

20 01, 2019

First Saltwater Bass Series Event of the Season

2019-01-21T15:19:18-07:00January 20th, 2019|News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events, Tournaments|0 Comments

Fished the first Saltwater Bass Series event for this season on Saturday. SD Bay spotties only. We caught 3 limits of keeper bass, but just didn't get the right ones in the boat and took 8th out of 35 teams. Congrats to the HUB Rookie team of Frank and Richard for their 3rd place finish! Also want to thank all the HUB supporters that are now fishing the series. So cool to see ya'll out there. Thanks Gerry and crew for the awesome tournament series. Check out the results of the tournament here! Check out the original facebook post here and share from our page!

28 12, 2018

Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute Broodstock Program [Photos + Video]

2018-12-28T16:58:08-07:00December 28th, 2018|Fishin' Reports, News & Announcements, Newsletter, Shows & Events|0 Comments

Hookup Baits as well as other private boats participated in the Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute Broodstock Program Thursday and Friday this week. Our goal was to collect Halibut for their program. The goal was to catch 20 male halibut of legal size. The grand total from the two days was: Males - 4 Females - 5 Unknown - 5 - A gonad sample was unable to be attained from these fish, we will try again in a few months! Total - 14!! All the fish are doing well in the tank after handling. Thanks, Chris Arechaederra, for the awesome recap video (below)! Photos Enjoy a few select photos below. View entire gallery here, thanks to CCA Cal! Video

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