September 2011 archives

Humboldt Squid visit the piers —

Humboldt squid have returned to the Balboa and Newport Piers this week, much as they did in 2002 and 2007. Whenever they visit, the crowds of anglers increase and the frenzied mob tries to catch a few of the huge cephalopods while avoiding getting squirted by ink when the gnarly beasts reach the top of [...]