Posts Tagged Garibaldi

2004 PFIC/UPSAC Catalina Get Together

Date: April 26, 2004; To: PFIC Message Board; From: Ken Jones; Subject: A Catalina Report 2004 Day One — Thursday, April 22, 2004. Following a quick 5 1/2 hour drive down from Lodi, I caught the 12 o’clock ferry to Catalina (which was late), arrived a little after 1 o’clock, and soon checked into the [...]

2003 PFIC Catalina Get Together

Two logos were available for the 2nd annual Get Together May 1, 2003; Memo To: PFIC Message Board; From: Ken Jones; Subject: Catalina Get Together #2 Green Pleasure Pier (Avalon, Catalina Island) – It was pretty much non-stop action for the pier rats who invaded the pier last Friday-Sunday. An assortment of fish on the [...]

A Short Trip to Avalon & Catalina Island — June 2017

Given that my annual trip to Catalina was due, and that a ferry ride to Avalon is free on your birthday, I decided to head over to Avalon on June 6, my birthday, with my friend Hashem Nahid. The casino at Avalon. We decided to take the 6 a.m. ferry from Long Beach and had [...]

14th Annual PFIC/UPSAC Catalina Get Together — 2015

Garibaldi in the island waters; the colors present an almost surreal scene Derby Day — Saturday, July 18, 2015 “Well, first time that’s happened.” Only once in 14 years had the PFIC/UPSAC Catalina Get Together experienced rain and never during the day of the derby. That would change. What started as a beautiful day saw [...]

Pier Fish of Catalina Island

Catalina Island and its main city Avalon are wonderful places to visit and offer up an environment and atmosphere markedly different from that of the mainland that sits just a short, hour-long ferry ride away. So too the piers on Catalina, which offer up a plethora of different species of fish many of which are [...]