Posts Tagged pierfishing

Redondo Beach Municipal Pleasure and Fishing Pier — “The Endless Pier” — 1915-1927

 An Angler’s History of the Pier The “Endless Pier” as it would have looked when new With the destruction of Wharf No. 1 in 1915, and the deteriorating condition of Wharf No. 2, many in Redondo Beach began to consider the idea of a new pier—a pleasure pier. Although Redondo had, since the opening of [...]

A Short Trip To Pismo Beach, Avila, Morro Bay, Cayucos and Montana del Oro S.P.

My daughter gave my wife and I a birthday gift of two nights at the Spyglass Inn in Pismo Beach. We had a great time BUT it’s always a little tricky when I go on a trip with my wife because I want to visit the piers. However, I also know the trip is more [...]

Redondo Wharf No. 3 — 1904-1926

 An Angler’s History of Redondo Wharf No. 3   Redondo’s Wharf No. 2 and Wharf No. 3 Wharf No. 3, a wooden wharf, was built during 1903 at Sapphire Street. It would receive its first shipment in January 1904 and primarily be used as a wharf for the lumber industry during much of its life. [...]

Redondo Wharf No. 2 — 1895-1924

 An Angler’s History of Redondo Wharf No. 2 The success of Wharf No. 1 along with occasional damage from storms (and temporary loss of business from storm damage) almost assured that additional wharves would be built. In 1894 work began on Wharf No. 2 that would open in 1895. Wharf No. 2 was built at [...]

Redondo Wharf No. 1 (Santa Fe Wharf) — 1888-1915

 An Angler’s History of Redondo Wharf No. 1 The story of Redondo and its early wharves is one that is far more complex than that seen at the typical California seaside towns that sprang up in the late 1800s. The plan by the Redondo Beach Company may initially have centered on real estate and the [...]