I googled Santa Barbara Fly Fishing and got these guys.
Santa Barbara Flyfishers Links
If anything just head out and recon the area. There are lagoons between Santa Barbara and Ventura so I'd poke around there. Good luck, take pictures, submit your final report here. SF
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More info. This guy looks like he knows something.
Gary Bulla Saltwater Fly Fishing - Surf Fishing
Sorry about all the spam. I have family that lives in that area and your request for tips got me looking. I'll be interested in how your trip goes. Thanks