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 […]

Burning Shark Spinning Reel – Review

Stay with us as we review the new Burning Shark spinning reel. This reel is in the 1000 size and is probably closer to what most would consider a 2000 maybe even a 3000 size reel. Drag is fairly smooth out of the box but after a weekend of using it definitely lost some of […]

Central Coast Slam Down VII – Only 1 month away…

ONE MONTH TILL THE BIG EVENT CENTRAL COAST SLAM DOWN VII Come join us for the most exciting kayak fishing tournament in the state! HUGE Cash Payouts, MAJOR Prizes, tons of activities for the whole family. It’s all happening September 15th at El Chorro Regional park right after your done fishing any location you wish along […]

August 2018 Angler of the Year Update

On the back hill slide for the 2018 Angler of the Year…   August 1st AOTY Round up 1st place – Ryan Howell has 1647 points with a 164 points average 2nd place – Matt Wong with 1621 points with a 162 point average 3rd place – Bill Dumong with 1592 points with a 159 […]