2017 MDR Halibut Derby Grand Prizes

MDRA is excited to announce the following grand prizes for the 2017 MDR Halibut Derby.

1st Place  - 3 Fishing Days + 4 Days Lodging at Sitka Point Lodge, Alaska **
2nd Place - 5 Days + 4 Nights, 1 Fishing Day for winner and guest at La Paz with Tailhunter International Sportfishing **
3rd Place - 3 Day Tuna Trip Aboard the Vagabond, San Diego
4th Place - 2.5 Day MDRA Fishing Trip Aboard the Eclipse, San Diego on Aug 26-27, 2017

Teams also compete for side cash jackpot

** Airfare NOT included **

Sitka Point Lodge
Tailhunter International
Vagabond Sportfishing


We would like to thank Izorline for supporting our MDR Halibut Derby Raffle!

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Miss Halibut 2017

MDR Halibut Derby welcomes Krystyn Lambert our 2017 Miss Halibut!

Krystyn is the daughter of the original Miss Halibut from 1988 & 1989 Ann Lambert Vannoy. Here she is with the perpetual trophy for the best Yacht Club Team.
Interesting... It was a Ladies team from PMYC that won it in 1999. Pacific Mariners Yacht Club won it for a roll of three years in row.

Miss Halibut

Halibut Derby Seminar

Due to a County Dept. of Beaches and Harbor special meeting we are having to move from our normal meeting room.

Thanks to the help of Suzana (of the park) and Commodore Ron Orr we will be very comfortable up in the Yacht Club's Regatta Room. They do have a food and drink service available. No outside food or beverage can be brought in. But you can order from their menu for $10 to $15 some nice meals.

When you drive to the end of Mindanao Way pull into the Parking Lot on the Right just before the park.

13589 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Open Party Trip on the Betty-O

Capt. Mike Reinsch is taking reservations for a 20 person limited load trip aboard the Betty-O for the MDR Halibut Derby.

The cost is $250 for two days of fishing.
Food, Drinks, Fish cleaning & MDR Halibut Derby entrance fee are not included.
The boat will be departing at 5:00 AM and returns at 3:00 PM to make the weigh-in each day.

The boat is filling up fast so reserve your spot to secure your ticket.

The Betty-O frequently runs Bay trips throughout the year, giving Capt. Mike first hand knowledge on the Bay fishery.

Contact Capt. Mike by phone (310) 600-3069 or email mdrfish@gmail.com to reserve a spot on the Betty-O!

Sea Tow

During the tournament Sea Tow will be offering to all registered participants free towing, jump starts and fuel drops (cost of fuel will be paid for by mariner but response is free). In addition, any participant that contacts Brian Wood before, during or immediately following the tournament, can receive an additional 60 days trial membership with Sea Tow.

Capt. Brian Wood
(310) 263-7869
Sea Tow Santa Monica Bay

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CCA – California at Fred Hall Show

Marina Del Rey Angler is proud to announce it has partnered with Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) - California to host the MDR Halibut Derby.

MDRA would like to thank CCA California for distributing the MDR Halibut Derby flyer during the Fred Hall Show.
Thank you for supporting MDRA's philanthropic and conservation efforts. MDRA is a 501(3)C non-profit organization and is entirely operated by dedicated volunteers.

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