Posts Tagged Pier Fishing in California

“Old Ben” and Avalon

Dear Old Ben — Famous  Seal At Catalina Takes Fish Out Of Hand As Would A Pet Dog Depends on Friendly Fishermen for Food and Waxes Fat on Albacore. Eats immense Quantities of Fish and Roams Seas as Patriarch of the Isolated Tribe If you have visited Avalon on beautiful Catalina Island you have probably [...]

Marin Rod & Gun Club — 30th Annual “Kids Day On The Pier”

August 15, 2018 saw the 30th Annual “Kid’s Day on the Pier” at the Marin Rod & Gun Club on San Quentin Point in San Rafael, California. The event was co-sponsored by UPSAC (United Pier and Shore Anglers of California), PFIC (Pier Fishing In California), and the IGFA (International Game Fish Association). The day saw [...]

Oakland’s Franklin D. Roosevelt Pier — Gone But Not Forgotten

For about ten years I lived in the East Bay community of Pinole. During that time I learned to appreciate and respect the town of Oakland, a town that seemed to get little positive publicity (especially in relation to San Francisco, its big sister city across the bay). Oakland was the ugly little sister unworthy [...]

Everything you need to know about Bat Rays/Sting Rays

From an old thread on the Pier Fishing In California Message Board Bat Ray caught at the Morro Bay North T-Pier Date; October 20, 1999 To: PFIC Message Board From: Sam Subject: Dangeous Stingray I just found text below on the Net when I was trying to learn about stingray. The tail of the stingray [...]

2013 PFIC/UPSAC Mud Marlin Derby, Berkeley Pier

2013 Mud Marlin Derby Logo — 1st place among voters Date: May 21, 2013 — To: PFIC Message Board — From: Illcatchanything2 — Subject: Mud Marlin Derby Report We had great weather and a good turnout for our 12th annual MMD. We had 62 registered participants. A total of 12 Rays hit the deck during [...]