Posts Tagged striped bass

San Mateo Pier aka the Werder Pier — Gone But Not Forgotten

 The pier and the nearby San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in 1991 There was a time when this was “the treasure chest” among the piers located in south San Francisco Bay. It was perhaps the best pier from which to catch sharks in the entire bay (including large seven gill sharks) and the best place for a [...]

Striped Bass

 Order Perciformes  Temperate Basses—Family Moronidae  Striped Bass taken from the Fort Point Pier  Species: Morone saxatilis (Walbaum, 1792); from Morone (a word of unknown origin attributed to Samuel Latham Mitchell who named it in 1814) and the Latin saxatilis (to live among rocks). CA Fish Bulletin #28 (1930) uses the name Roccus lineatus. CA Fish [...]

Marin Rod & Gun Club — 28th Annual “Kids Day On The Pier”

July 30, 2016, saw the Marin Rod and Gun Club in San Rafael celebrate its 28th Annual “Kid’s Day on the Pier” at its iconic, quarter-mile-long wooden pier. 61 youngsters, ages 4-15, parents, friends and club members enjoyed the mild 83-degree weather, a refreshing breeze, and cooperative fish that brought excitement and joy to the [...]

Marin Rod & Gun Club —27th Annual “Kids Day on the Pier”

Saturday, August 1, 2015, saw a beautiful 84-degree day at the Marin Rod & Gun Club in San Rafael, California, home venue the for the 27th Annual “Kids Day on the Pier Junior Angler Tournament.” The event, hosted by the Marin Rod & Gun Club and United Pier and Shore Anglers of California, saw 37 [...]

Stripers… Rest In Peace

A large striper from the Fort Point Pier in San Francisco This week a judge in the U.S. District Court, Fresno, California, sounded what may be the death knell for striped bass in the not so Golden State. Politics and the fight over water has reared its head once again in California. (See article at [...]