New changes to Groundfishing Regulations for 2019

Wow it is odd to tight 2019. DFW has released some changes to this season. For us here on the Central Coast we can only keep 1 Lingcod and depth will be moving back out to 300ft. Changes to the regulations. Lingcod limit 1 Obviously still have 3 months till our season opens but applicable […]

2018 Angler of the Year winner Matt Wong

Congrats to Matt Wong Matt has pulled off Back to Back wins for the California Anglers of the Year… Will he repeat… or will someone give him a run for his money in 2019. 1st place – Matt Wong with 1756 points with a 175 point average 2nd place – Ryan Howell has 1668 points […]

Struck Gold – Eastern Sierra

Made a super quick trip to to the sierras this past weekend. Got off work Sunday morning and headed up and made a stop at families on Sunday afternoon, fished South Lake and Bishop Creek that afternoon for a big skunk. That is ok because it is Beautiful up there right now. That night my […]

Congrats to the Central Coast Slam Down VII Winners

Congrats to Central Coast Slam Down VII Winners  1st – Mike Zuch – All expenses paid trip to LOS BUZOS RESORT thanks to FISHVILLAGE &  1ST Place Plaque made by SANTA YNEZ SIGNS + $1000 in CASH 2nd – Uriah Williams – HOBIE OUTBACK KAYAK worth $2,750 thanks to MORRO BAY LANDING 3rd – Anthony Brackett– $1500 in CASH 4th – Dan Fleming 5th – […]

8 years of CCKF

Wow time flies, John and Ryan started Central Coast Kayak Fishing 8 years ago as a way for anglers that fish the Central Coast to connect and enjoy our beautiful coastline. Over a 1000 members later and many new friends made by a lot of guys we are hear today in 2018. Here is to […]

KNOT WEDNESDAY – Fish-N-Fool Knot

The Fish n Fool Knot is an extremely strong but still simple knot to tie. Really just a modification to the uni knot. This must know fishing knot that every angler should know is the Fish n Fool knot. In this video I demonstrate how to tie the Fish n fool knot. The Fish-n-Fool knot […]

September 2018 Angler of the Year Update

On the back hill slide for the 2018 Angler of the Year… September 1st AOTY Round up 1st place – Matt Wong with 1672 points with a 167 point average 2nd place – Ryan Howell has 1647 points with a 164 points average 3rd place – Bill Dumong with 1598 points with a 159 point […]

Kayak Fishing for Halibut in Santa Barbara Harbor

Fished Santa Barbara Harbor last Tuesday for couple halibut think it was about a dozen shorts with 1 keeper. Was able to get some big 4-5inch Chovies from the bait barge. On another note fished off shell beach trolling about 3 miles off shore, for about 3 big cuda in about 30 minutes of effort. […]

KNOT WEDNESDAY – Berkley Braid Knot

The Berkley Braid Knot is an extremely strong but still simple knot to tie. This must know knot that every angler should know is the Berkley Braid knot it is one of the best fishing knots for attaching lures and hooks. In this video I demonstrate how to tie the Berkley Braid knot. The Berkley […]

Changes to Recreational Groundfish Regulations Effective Aug. 25

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces new recreational fishing restrictions will soon go into effect for groundfish in waters north of Point Conception to the Oregon/California state line. The changes to the authorized fishing depths described below take effect Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12:01 a.m. The recreational groundfish fishery depth restrictions will […]