Day At the Docks Is Happening This Sunday, April 14, 2019!!
One of the fun events of the spring will be held this Sunday as the 40th Annual Port of San Diego Day At the Docks will be held on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. I hope you plan to attend as Day At the Docks is always a fun and festive outdoor celebration in anticipation of the fishing season that lies ahead with lots of things to see and do. Information about Day at the Docks can be accessed at http://www.sportfishing.org/.
One of the great things about Day at the Docks is that admission is always free! The Day at the Docks festival will be held at the parking lots where Point Loma Sportfishing, H&M Landing and Fisherman’s Landing are located in Point Loma. The street address of Fisherman’s Landing at 2838 Garrison Street, San Diego, CA, 92106 will get you there. There is free parking on Shelter Island and free shuttles will be running between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
There will once again be lots of exhibitors at this year’s event and 976-Bite Fish Reports will be one of them. The exhibitors will include tackle manufacturers, marine artists, fishing clubs, tackle retailers, food vendors and more.
I hope you can attend and enjoy the celebration of the upcoming fishing season and if you can be there, please stop by the booth and say hello. We will be offering show specials on 6 month and 12 month subscriptions and renewals and will also have pocket t-shirts and tank tops available for sale at reasonable prices. Even if you have time remaining on your web site subscription, we can add the renewal on to the end of what you have remaining on your existing subscription if you want to take advantage of the show promotions.
In addition to all the exhibitors, many of the boats of the San Diego sportfishing fleet will have open houses so you can go aboard and check them out and talk to their Captains and crews about their boats and the upcoming fishing season. Some of the boats will offer rides around San Diego Bay for $3.00 per person.
Fishing and boating seminars from expert speakers will be going on throughout much of the day. The seminars usually cover topics such as fishing techniques, knot tying, rod selection, rigging techniques and much more.
There are plenty of fun things for kids to do that include free kids fishing area and a Captain’s dunk tank.
There will be contests for casting and knot tying. There will be fish fillet demonstrations and cooking demonstrations from local chefs that will feature tips and recipes for seafood preparation.
Live bands will be playing throughout much of the day and there will be some great giveaways via raffles. There are thousands of dollars in prizes available that usually include fishing trips and fishing tackle.
There is free parking on Shelter Island and buses will be running free shuttles between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
Day at the Docks is put on by the San Diego Sportfishing Council and their web site provides more information about the event at: http://www.sportfishing.org/
I hope to see you there!
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