Fishing w/ Friends Kayak Fishing Tournament Series 2021

This is our hometown favorite monthly tournament. No big egos, just a small friendly tournament amongst locals and friends…. with a big cook-out at the end. This is a good way to connect with the local Orange County kayak fishing scene.


  • Saturday June 19th
  • Saturday July 17th
  • Saturday August 14th
  • Saturday September 18th
  • Saturday October 16th
  • Saturday November 13th
  • Saturday December 11th


Dana Point California


Sign-in on the day of the tournament directly at the shop. If you are launching on your own at a different location, please be sure to sign up before heading out.

Event Details

Format is very simple: Entry fee is $10 with the largest legal fish taking all. No sharks, rays, skate’s, etc. Very simple rules: no sponsors, no raffles, no prizes, no points, NO HASSLE.  An optional $5 big bass side pot is offered for those that are going to target bass.

Start time @ 7 A.M. with weigh-in @ 2 P.M. Weigh-in and post tournament pot luck at Pure Watersports. Parking will be available for those early launchers. Gate to launch will open at 6:30 A.M., and will close at 7:30 A.M.

Pure Watersports relocated our business earlier this year and will be testing how the new facility will work for this tournament.  Parking is much better, but can still be problematic.  Access to the new facility is through the Embarcadero gate off Dana Point Harbor Drive.  There is a fee for this access and you will be able to use the commercial launch ramp and parking area.  The alternative is to park in the “Employee/Retail” parking lot that is accessed off Golden Lantern in the harbor.  Once you launch your kayak, check in at the store which is directly across the water.

Post Tournament Potluck

The owners of Pure Watersports host a potluck after the event with the main course always provided by them. They rely on us to bring drinks, sides and desserts, please no alcohol.

Dana Point Related News

11.02.20 Now booking day trips in California and Florida

Truth be told… we never stopped booking day trips. COVID certainly played a role in some slow months during the initial outbreak… but business has been booming ever since. Our Dana Point inshore guided kayak fishing trip saw a big boost in trip inquiries and a respectable amount of bookings too. Brian of Pushin’ Water…

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