Posts Tagged Newport Beach

The Nitty Gritty California Pier Trivia Quizzes —

If you have read Pier Fishing in California you should be able to answer the following questions without breaking a sweat. If you can’t, I expect you to sleep the next seven nights with the book under your pillow. Just pretend it’s a love letter from your first boyfriend, girlfriend — or whatever.  By the [...]

Man Falls Off Newport Pier —

The place where I learned to fish was the Newport Pier in the early ’60s. There were no railings but instead six-inch planks lined the edge of the pier. I was always  a little surprised that people didn’t fall off the pier. The following story proves that it could and did happen. Fishing Around by [...]

Snookie — Balboa Pier

One of my favorite people is “Snookie,” a “Lady” that I have had the pleasure of fishing with many times and one who has been a reporter for the Pier Fishing In California website for over a decade. I included the following in Pier Fishing In California, 2nd Ed., but it really doesn’t tell how [...]