Posts Tagged Dory Fleet

The Newport Beach Dory Fleet — Looking Back #1 — 1934

Fishermen Go To Sea Daily In Dories From Newport — Only Place On Pacific Coast For nearly 20 years on he beach next to the Newport municipal pier there has existed a fishing community which has its counterpoint nowhere on this coast. Ten to 12 dories under bright beach umbrellas make up the permanent village, [...]

The Newport Beach Dory Fleet — Through The Years

Newport Pier was where I began my pier fishing life in 1962. I would ride my bicycle down the hill from Costa Mesa and try to get the best spot on the pier (the corner spot). To do that meant I would have to leave the house around 4 AM. Generally the only people I [...]