2013 Events

Grow Out Contest

February 23 or 24 – Koi Show

March 17th – Borrego Springs – Click Here for details

April  28th – Long Beach Koi Park, Bill Cline. We are meeting at 10am at the Governor Drive Park and Ride, and heading up to the Long Beach Koi Park at the Long Beach state college, followed by 2 more locations if time allows. We usually stop for lunch on the way back, and plan to be back by 4-5pm.

May 18th – Trip to Pine Creek – A trip to see one of San Diego’s native fresh water fish – Click Here for details.

June 23rd – Trip to the Birch Aquarium. All the details can be found on the Birch Aquarium Flyer.

July 25th – Grunion Run, Victor – Thursday night at Dog Beach at 11pm, meet at the most Northern Lifeguard tower.

August 24th – Possible trip to California Koi Farm in Fallbrook.

September 15th – Leopard Sharks in La Jolla – 4pm. The location is South La Jolla Shores beach, by where the Kayaks launch.The address of the parking lot is: 8200 Camino Del Oro, San Diego, CA 92037.

You will need to be comfortable in the water, as you may need to swim out of your depth to see the sharks, and for safety reasons, children will need to be supervised by a parent or guardian. Please remember to bring your swimming gear, towels, sunscreen, mask and snorkel, camera and anything else you may need for the beach.

October 3rd – There is a field trip to visit some fish stores in Orange County, if you’d like to go, please meet at the Governor Dr Park and Ride at 9am on Thursday morning. We plan on going to at least 4 stores and are eating lunch in Orange County, and hope to be back around 5 or 6pm that night. The type of stores we plan on going to are tropical fish, saltwater fish and koi.

 November 2nd & 3rd – Annual Aquarium Show. Here is the SDTFS_FishShow_2013 flyer.  To try and increase the number of tanks at the show, this year the board has decided that each member that brings a decorated tank to the show which is 10 gallons or larger, they will get a $5 credit towards next years membership fee. There will also be 2 tanks to be raffled, one for new members that sign up at the show, the other anyone can buy tickets for. The tanks need be setup on Thursday or Friday after 4pm, and taken down on Sunday at 4pm.
*** Update – Gallery of entered tanks can be found here

December – No field trip.