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    1. General fishing

      General fishing discussions not specific to freshwater, saltwater, or any of the other specialty forums.
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      Latest: First Lube Attempt fishfanatic, Aug 1, 2015 at 4:49 PM
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    1. Freshwater

      Fishing chat for San Diego's lakes, rivers, and ponds.
      Presented by Anglers Marine
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      Latest: El cap ?????? sherpa, Aug 1, 2015 at 3:10 PM
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    2. Freshwater reports

      Freshwater fishing reports ONLY!
      Presented by Lakeside Bait and Tackle
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      Latest: otay 7/29 AM fisheromen, Aug 1, 2015 at 12:31 PM
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    3. Barrett Lake

      Talk about fishing one of the country's premier bass fisheries, Barrett Lake.
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      Latest: Did anybody fish last weekend?? SuperG, Jul 31, 2015 at 4:43 PM
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    4. Bass tournaments

      Tournament schedules, news, results, questions or general discussions about freshwater bass tournaments are encouraged here.
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    1. Bay fishing

      Fishing discussions and reports for San Diego Bay, Mission Bay, and the lagoons of North County.
      Presented by East County Bait and Tackle
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      Latest: longjaw Mudsuckers in the bay indymusky, Aug 1, 2015 at 1:25 PM
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    2. Private boaters and general saltwater

      Saltwater sportfishing discussion and reports for private boaters and general saltwater fishing talk.
      Presented by Angler's Choice Tackle
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      Latest: 1/2 day private- Out of Oceanside otay michael, Aug 1, 2015 at 2:05 PM
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    3. Sport boats

      Discuss saltwater sportfishing from sport boats, everything from 1/2 day to long range trips with the local sportfishing fleet.
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      Latest: New Sea Forth PM gordon, Aug 1, 2015 at 12:02 AM
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    4. Surf, piers, & jetties

      Surf fishing, pier fishing, and jetty fishing reports and general discussions about fishing San Diego's surf zone.
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      Latest: Torrey Pines Friday 4 hr trek Steven Alvarez, Aug 1, 2015 at 4:48 PM
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    5. Lobster fishing

      Recreational lobster season in California runs from the Saturday preceding the first Wednesday in October through the first Wednesday after the 15th of March.
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    6. Spearfishing

      San Diego has some great spearfishing available in the kelp beds and inshore reefs. Talk with other spearos about equipment and the ins and outs of this rewarding and unique form of fishing.
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      Latest: Where do ya'll buy your gear? kayakjosh, Jul 31, 2015 at 7:16 AM
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    7. Saltwater tournaments

      Discussions on all saltwater fishing tournaments, either offshore or the regional calico bass tournaments.
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    1. Fly fishing

      For all fly fishing related discussions - tackle, locations, fly tying, and reports from everywhere and anywhere.
      Presented by The Fly Stop
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      Latest: Calico morning FlyFavorite, Aug 1, 2015 at 2:09 PM
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    2. Kayak fishing

      Dedicated talk about kayaks, kayak rigging and fishing from a kayak.
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      Latest: hobie pro angler vs native slayer? set_da_hook, Aug 1, 2015 at 2:31 PM
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    3. Float tubing

      Float tubes are a convenient and affordable way to get on the water, and finally get to those fish that you can't reach from shore. Discuss float tubes, outfitting float tubes for fishing, and float tube fishing.
      Presented by CastMate Systems
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      Latest: 35lb 5 fish bag at Murray OwenMeALunker, Jul 31, 2015 at 11:31 AM
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    4. Swimbaits & big baits

      San Diego is a hotbed for the evolution of throwing big baits for big bass. Talk about the newest baits, modifications, or just the lifestyle of committing to the swimbait.
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    5. Partner finder

      This forum enables boaters and non-boaters to connect for upcoming fishing trips.
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      Latest: Boil chasing jay1, Jul 3, 2015
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    6. Fishing clubs

      Looking to join a fishing club? Or have a question about what a particular club, or clubs in general are all about, post it here! Also, clubs are welcome to post news or other information.
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    1. Tackle, gear, & events

      Discuss the latest and greatest fishing tackle and gear as well as upcoming fishing related events or seminars.
      Presented by Lakeside Bait and Tackle
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      Latest: stolen gear! fishfreeordie, Jul 31, 2015 at 6:40 AM
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    2. Rod building & repair

      Chat with other custom rod builders about the craft of rod wrapping and repair.
      Presented by Webspinner Custom Rods by Jim Trelikes
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      Latest: Guides Hirame, Aug 1, 2015 at 9:49 AM
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    3. Lure making & customizing

      Discussions about pouring your own plastics, modifying or painting lures, and even carving your own swimbaits.
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      Latest: San Diego Bay Squirt (rev B) Fomen, Jul 6, 2015
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    4. Boating & boat maintenance

      For boat owners and prospective buyers to talk about owning and operating boats, as well as maintaining, repairing and rigging them. Also a place to discuss fishing boat makes and models.
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      Latest: XD 50 oil toolbox, Aug 1, 2015 at 1:27 PM
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  1. Classifieds

    Buy and sell new and used fishing tackle, gear, equipment, kayaks, float tubes, boats and boating accessories with no associated costs!
    1. Fishing tackle & gear

      Buy and sell fishing rods, reels, lures, terminal tackle, and all other general fishing equipment and gear.
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      Latest: Shimano tranx 500hg bigdogdiesel, Aug 1, 2015 at 4:16 PM
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    2. Kayaks & float tubes

      Buy and sell kayaks, float tubes, and all associated accessories and equipment.
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      Latest: Cumberland package gatorfan, Aug 1, 2015 at 2:38 PM
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    3. Boats & boat accessories

      Buy and sell boats, trailers, motors, and boating accessories.
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      Latest: 14' Valco aluminum skiff InRodWeTrust, Aug 1, 2015 at 7:59 AM
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    4. Miscellaneous

      Buy and sell non-fishing or boating items.
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      Latest: SnowBoards PROQUALIFIER619, Jul 31, 2015 at 1:21 PM
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    1. The Lounge

      Discussions not related to fishing.
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      Latest: 2015 San Diego Padres Kellen, Jul 31, 2015 at 2:57 PM
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    2. Hunting & firearms

      To many outdoorsman, fishing and hunting go hand-in-hand. Talk about local hunting and guns.
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      Latest: Phase one of the lead ban starts in California JFF, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:41 AM
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  2. Announcements, Support and Feedback

    If you have a question or comment about the forums, or even the main sdfish.com site, you're welcome to post them here. If you require more immediate assistance, use the contact link at the bottom of the page.
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