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Round TWO begins at our San Diego shop Wednesday March 23-25
This is our largest sale of the year, and now our San Diego clients get to have some fun.
Store hours Wednesday thru Saturday 11am to 5pm. Check Weekly Specials for on-line Show Promotions.


 

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GAFFS, RELEASE STICKS AND MORE

Orders over $150 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $150 are billed for shipping. Rods and Gaffs longer than 4 feet, given their extra length, will have an added cost of $15 - this is a change for 2015 due to increased shipping charges from FedEx and UPS, packaging costs also increased this year for longer boxes. Upon placing your order you'll receive an immediate confirmation via email. You are not billed at that time, the confirming email may not reflect oversize or overweight charges or other issues requiring direct contact. We process orders manually, preferring to have a human actually check things over and contact you should there be questions. Within 24 hours of placing your order you will receive a follow-up email confirmation and final  invoice (pdf doc) reflecting your total charges (Monday-Friday). You are not billed until we actually send you your final invoice.  Orders shipped to CA addresses will have California Sales Taxes applied, out of state orders are tax free. During the ordering process you can select expedited shipping if required. (Within the USA we usually ship via Federal Express ground. International, and oversize/weight items will be billed for shipping and you will be sent an emailed invoice reflecting total charges prior to actual billing. We will not ship without you having had a chance to review the invoice). Hawaii and Alaska shipping will be accomplished using USPS Priority service, and our standard shipping cost policy will apply unless the item ordered does not fit in their standard size boxes. If additional shipping fees are required we will contact you.)

CharkBait Aluminum Shaft Gaffs

Rounding out our line of gaffs are four new ones of our own production.
Taking things a step further, we also have made up some aluminum shaft gaffs, floaters, with 4" gap hooks in several sizes. These are made in our classic red anodized color finish, with stainless steel hooks and also offer a hook guard. The gaffs also come with a cover, and are available in 3, 4, 5 and 6 foot lengths.

Pictured showing off the new gaffs is Blake (the guy below, not the cute gal to the left...who actually works in the office here), our newest full-time staff member here at CB Huntington Beach. Blake comes to us fresh out of military service, Army, after serving in Korea and Afghanistan where he earned his Purple Heart. He's an avid inshore fisherman, surf, bay, you name it he gets out there and does it. If you are local and trying to discover where to go to catch some fish, see Blake, he'll put you on 'em. He's also been handling the majority of spooling for clients who order on-line, ties a darn good knot!

 

Buy Description Price
CB Aluminum Gaff 3 feet plus 4 inch hook $39.99
CB Aluminum Gaff 4 feet plus 4 inch hook $49.99
CB Aluminum Gaff 5 feet plus 4 inch hook $59.99
CB Aluminum Gaff 6 feet plus 4 inch hook $69.99

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CharkBait & United Composites
New Product - a must-have for private boaters

Here's a new CharkBait exclusive every private boater will appreciate. I know I do, I've owned a similar gaff for probably 20 years now, have always preferred it's feel and weight to aluminum gaffs. Mine's an old fiberglass model, but still a great gaff to own and use. These new UC gaffs are significantly better, lighter and made off a much nicer blank. United Composites builds a great rod, they are among the top tier of rod manufacturers in the world. Well, I was over at their factory a few weeks ago talking with their production manager and new owner Randy Penny (who built similar gaffs for us when he headed up Seeker, and we struck upon an idea... The fruits of which are posted here.

UC's gaffs are nothing short of exceptional, made on one of their blanks with a very sharp and strong hook. Given the use of a rod blank for the shaft, there's a certain springiness, a bit of "action" and better feel to the device. In the case of the gaffs we have to offer, they feature a nice Turks head, use of tuna cord and the prettiest darn wrap job you've ever seen on a gaff. UC's using some of their better blanks in production of our gaffs, in lengths of approximately 4, 5 and 6 feet. All the hooks are the same size, about 2.5" which is a perfect size for most species of fish in my opinion. No, it's not a proper gaff for LARGE 150# tuna, the hook gap is too small, same for larger mako or thresher sharks. But, for the majority of what we catch, from smaller schoolie tuna, albacore, yellowtail, bonito, bass and barracuda, it's perfection.

The gaffs are available using a quality red colored (of course) UC rod blank. These  gaffs are flat out beautiful pieces of equipment, and will be things you will absolutely love owning for many, many years to come.

 

 

Buy Description Price
CB United Composites Gaff approximately 4 feet length -  RED $59.99
CB United Composites Gaff approximately 5 feet length -  RED $69.99
CB United Composites Gaff approximately 6 feet length -  RED $79.99
 

AFTCO

AFTCO came out with a GREAT series of gaffs for 2008, much nicer in my opinion than the older aluminum style one's they are most known for. The new gaffs are similar to Seeker's line, they're based on a rod blank of appropriate strength. We have these in several lengths and hooks sizes, to suit most fishermen's needs.

 

 
Buy Description Price
AFTCO Gaff 4 ft x 2 inch hook gap $76.99
AFTCO Gaff 6 ft x 2 inch hook gap $87.99
AFTCO Gaff 8 ft x 2 inch hook gap $99.99
AFTCO Gaff 4 ft x 3 inch hook gap $79.99
AFTCO Gaff 6 ft x 3 inch hook gap $89.99
AFTCO Gaff 8 ft x 3 inch hook gap $109.99
AFTCO Gaff 4 ft x 4 inch hook gap $79.99
AFTCO Gaff 6 ft x 4 inch hook gap $89.99
AFTCO Gaff 8 ft x 4 inch hook gap $109.99
AFTCO Gaff 4 ft Tail Snare $99.99


 

Please note, 8 foot gaffs will have extra shipping charges applied @ $20

PROMAR

Halibut/Salmon Net - coated -LN-501B

More and more folks are realizing that they can help the future of our fishery by practicing catch and release, and by observing size limits and safely releasing the shorts.  A fine mesh net is easier on a fish, less likely to split fins and damage a fish's slime coat. 

 

The picture above shows our coated fine mesh Mega-Net. To the right is the uncoated version.  The coated net is easier to deal with, hooks less likely to penetrate the mesh.  The uncoated version is a bit softer.

NE-501 uncoated, both nets are 28"x30" 84" length

 

 

New Products: Collapsible Nets!

Promar has introduced something all boaters will appreciate.  Their new collapsible landing net stores in a very compact state.  When needed a simple flick of the wrist can lock the net's mechanism into a locked and open state.  Release a brace and it's ready to fold back down for easy storing.  Let's face it, no matter how large your boat is space is limited.  Landing nets are a legal responsibility in a lot of states, and this net covers that side of a boater's requirement as well as offering you a better way to land a good catch.  There are two sizes available, both are large enough to take a good size fish.


LN 703/704

NEW UPDATED GRANDE VERSION

The new Promar Grande Catch N' Release Net LN501BT offers extended reach that are of benefit to anglers and to their catch. The handle extends from 48 to a whopping 96 inches in length, and makes use of a double pin yoke and large 28" by 30 inch hoop. The net also makes use of Promar's HookResist rubber coated netting for less hassle with hooks getting tangeled in the netting. $69.95

 

New Products: Livewell Net, Telescopic Hand Gaff

Here are a couple very useful items most boaters will appreciate.  First off, the livewell bait net will impres you with it's construction, soft mesh net, comfortable corkgrip handle and shere usefulness.  It's a dandy bait net.

The hand gaff is something the kayakers will appreciate.  It's telescopic, will extend to close to four feet, and then retract to about two feet in length.

 

Buy Description Price
NE738 - Extra Large Bait Motel
36" x 38" 165 gallon size
$74.99
NE750 - Large Bait Motel
18" x 28" 30 gallon size
$49.99
NE701 - Medium Bait Motel
17" x 18" 18 gallon size
$24.99
NE700 - Small Bait Motel
14" x 15" 10 gallon size
$18.99
NE705 - Kayak Bait Motel - 5 gallon size $18.99
LN-501 Un-Coated Halibut/Salmon landing net $39.95
LN-501BT Coated GRANDE Halibut/Salmon landing net $69.95
LN-501BT Coated Halibut/Salmon landing net $39.95
LN-701 Collapsible landing net - small - 16" x 16" net, 20"-32" handle - black knotless mesh $29.95
LN-702 Collapsible landing net - medium - 20" x 20" net, 22"-38" handle - green knotless mesh $34.95
LN-703 Collapsible landing net - medium 24" x 24"net, 26"-46" handle - green knotless mesh $49.95
LN-704 Collapsible landing net - large net 26" x 31", 31"-48" handle - green knotless mesh $59.95
Pro Series collapsible landing net with flotation, snag resistant net coating and storage bag.
LN-703F Pro Collapsible landing net - large - 24"x24" net frame, 28-46" telescopic handle - FLOATING POWER SCOOP AND SNAG RESISTANT RUBBER COATED NET MATERIAL and Storage Bag $49.95
LN-401 Livewell Bait net $7.95
LN-402 Livewell Bait net - cork tape handle (as pictured above) $17.95
Gaff-301 HandGaff - extends to 4' $24.95
Gaff-302 HandGaff - extends to 6' $29.95