Posts Tagged Mud Marlin

Bat Ray Weight and Length?

A bat ray from Newport Harbor Can we measure the width of a bat ray and come up with a reliable weight? That was the question posed a few years ago, a question followed by a thread on Pier Fishing In California that tried to answer the question. I’m not too sure how accurate the [...]

Fighting a “Mud Marlin” aka Bat Ray —

Oscar Amaro and a nice-sized “Mud Marlin” Sometimes it’s not the fish you catch that are interesting but the catch made by others. Such was the bat ray caught the other day (May 6, 2015) at the Manhattan Beach Pier. I was fishing on the pier when Oscar Amaro, a young Marine stationed at Seal [...]

Mud Marlin Derby Logo’s

In 2015 we will be celebrating the 14th annual Mud Marlin Derby at the Berkeley Pier (6 p.m.-12 midnight). One of the things I always enjoy is seeing the various logos that are proposed by “Pier Fishing In California” members. Here’s a sampling — The 2002 Logo A 2004 entry by Lucy Phillips Proposals for [...]