is a FREE fly-fishing “tournament”, focused on fly-fishing the surf. Organized by the Southwest Council of Fly Fishers international, Riptide Rendezvous is a non-profit fundraising event, with all net proceeds go to the SWC-FFI, to help fund fly-fishing outreach programs.
The inaugural gathering was held October 21, 2017, at Rincon Beach Park in Carpinteria, California. Our next event has yet to be scheduled, so feel free to sign up for our mailing list. We’ll let you know the details about the 2nd RR as they develop.
Like to find out more about what’s involved in Riptide Rendezvous? Check out our “How It Works” page for an overview. You can also find out a bit more of the history behind the event on our “History” page.
Interested in participating, but don’t know how to fly-fish SoCal surf? Check out our “How-To” page, where we have a number of “getting started” links.
Patagonia is a well-known force in the Outdoors industry, Conservation, and yes, fly-fishing. They have agreed to help Riptide Rendezvous by donating a Nano Puff Jacket and their Stormfront Sling pack. Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for...read more
Our friends at Temple Fork Outfitters recently decided to upsize their donation to Riptide Rendezvous. The lucky bidder on this raffle prize will receive a TFO "Pick any production fly rod" certificate, instead of a Pandion fly rod. Thanks to Nick Conklin...read more