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Pic of the Week



A couple pics from our FHS Customer Appreciation Sale held at our Huntington Beach shop March 7 thru 11 (Wednesday thru Sunday) coinciding with the Fred Hall Show in Long Beach.  This was the fifth year we've hosted our largest store sale or the year. Big thanks to all those who  stopped by the shops, very much appreciated and I hope everyone came away happy.  We'll have to do this again......We will indeed:

Wednesday thru Saturday March 21-24 from 10am to 5pm our San Diego shop hosts
Round Two of our Fred Hall Show Customer Appreciation Sale
Get a free lure just for dropping by, and a $20 gift card when you spend $100 or more on gear during our sale. Savings from 20-70%!

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CharkBait Sportfishing
16561 Bolsa Chica St. #105
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

If you are trying to reach us after 5pm weekdays or weekends, our Huntington Beach shop staff can assist. *

Please note: We're closed major holidays, both our offices and our shops.
New Years, Independence Day,  Labor Day, Thanksgiving & Christmas. We reserve the right to take off early if there's a great local bite...

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Huntington Beach
Tuesday thru Friday
Closed Sunday & Monday

Huntington National
Shopping Center
16561 Bolsa Chica St. #105
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

Blake & Sergey
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San Diego
Tuesday - Friday
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Midway Village
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3166 Midway Dr. #101
San Diego, CA 92110

Staff: Manager
Eric Prather Mgr.,
 Jeff & Nathan

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Inshore & Long Range


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(Shipping Dept.)

Trout & Bass... knows nada about saltwater fishing
...but we'll work
on that...


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Office Manager

Doesn't fish, nor play Candy Crush or Angry Birds...and if you ask if she's one of the models on our site you stand a good chance of being double billed.

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Orders over $150 are shipped FREE!* Orders less than $150 are billed for shipping. 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.)


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Please don't bother adding them to your address book.  
We do apologize for any inconvenience this policy creates. But, it's the only way we've found to post an email address on-line and not receive so many solicitations from some family member of a deceased "Nigerian" leader trying to move great sums of  $ out of the country...

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