Posts Tagged California piers

Marin Rod & Gun Club — 29th Annual “Kids Day On The Pier”

29th Annual “Kids Day on the Pier” A Success The Marin Rod and Gun Club, started in 1926, celebrated its 91st birthday this year and is one of California’s oldest and, in my opinion, best clubs in the state. August 19, 2017 saw the 29th Annual “Kid’s Day on the Pier” at the Marin Rod [...]

Redondo Beach Municipal Pleasure and Fishing Pier — “The Endless Pier” — 1915-1927

 An Angler’s History of the Pier The “Endless Pier” as it would have looked when new With the destruction of Wharf No. 1 in 1915, and the deteriorating condition of Wharf No. 2, many in Redondo Beach began to consider the idea of a new pier—a pleasure pier. Although Redondo had, since the opening of [...]

A Short Trip To Pismo Beach, Avila, Morro Bay, Cayucos and Montana del Oro S.P.

My daughter gave my wife and I a birthday gift of two nights at the Spyglass Inn in Pismo Beach. We had a great time BUT it’s always a little tricky when I go on a trip with my wife because I want to visit the piers. However, I also know the trip is more [...]

Redondo Wharf No. 3 — 1904-1926

 An Angler’s History of Redondo Wharf No. 3   Redondo’s Wharf No. 2 and Wharf No. 3 Wharf No. 3, a wooden wharf, was built during 1903 at Sapphire Street. It would receive its first shipment in January 1904 and primarily be used as a wharf for the lumber industry during much of its life. [...]

Redondo Wharf No. 2 — 1895-1924

 An Angler’s History of Redondo Wharf No. 2 The success of Wharf No. 1 along with occasional damage from storms (and temporary loss of business from storm damage) almost assured that additional wharves would be built. In 1894 work began on Wharf No. 2 that would open in 1895. Wharf No. 2 was built at [...]