6 results for tag: long beach

TOC Wrap Up

The SWBA Tournament of Champions presented by Abu Garcia saw a few new twists in 2016. The single-day tournament held out of Long Beach CA, featured 12 hours of competition and ‘coastal only’ boundaries. While all 3 species were allowed in this event, the real ‘wild card’ would prove to be the elusive ‘spottted bay ... More

Tournament of Champions

The 2016 Tournament of Champions will feature a single 12 hour day format for the top 20 qualifying teams! This 'coastal' event held Saturday October 15th, will feature 12 hours of competition, with an interesting twist offered to the competitors. All spotted bay bass weighed at this event will have their weights ... More

Cyclone Flashback

The night time can be the right time! Flashback a few years ago to July 9th 2011, a young Team of 2 with a ton of energy and the determination to match. Randy Spizer and Matt Florentino would bring a bag of fish that weighed 35.68 Lbs. an all-time SWBA bag weight that still stands today! Well it's back, on July 23rd we will ... More

Norbuland Exposure

3 years ago under the guidance of Captain Larry Heron of Calico Hunter Charters, we explored the idea of taking the SWBA tour up the coast to the enchanted Channel Islands. While few of the teams from the LA, Orange, and San Diego counties had spent much time, if any at these majestic places, the idea of holding an event ... More

Spring Classic

With the overwhelming success of the ‘Spring Classic’ held in the month of May, its no surprise to see its return on in this year's schedule. With unlimited coastal boundaries, and Santa Catalina and Santa Barbara Islands ‘In-play’ for this 10-hour event, there will be lots of fishing spots to choose from. Last year ... More

Shelf Bass Special

While the current trend of anglers pushing their skiffs over to the offshore islands in pursuit of big calicos in pristine and un-tapped waters, the roots of inshore bass fishing is just that, 'In-Shore'. The foundation and building blocks of the SWBA is based on events held along our coastline from Santa Barbara to San Diego. ... More