Posts Tagged Trinidad Pier

Lingcod

Greenlings and Lingcods—Family Hexagrammidae A small lingcod I caught one day from Citizens Dock in Crescent City Species: Ophidon elongatus (Girard, 1854); from the Greek words ophis (snake) and odons (tooth), and the Latin word elongatus  (elongate shaped). Lingcod from the Monterey Coast Guard Pier in 2010 by MBay Alternate Names:  Pacific cultus, cultus cod, [...]

2016 Trinidad Pier Youth Fishing Derby

The Trinidad Pier It was windy the night before but Sunday, September 25, 2016 turned out to be a beautiful day at Trinidad, the small town located on California’s scenic redwood-forested, northwest coast just 24 miles north of Eureka. It was a perfect day to go fishing! Getting the loaner rods and reels ready Luckily, [...]

A Trip to California’s North Coast and its Piers, Oct. 3, 2015 (Day 3)

A plethora of interesting sites and pretty sights, and what goes up must come down—right? If you head north from Trinidad to Crescent City on Friday, but are going to have a fishing derby in Trinidad on Sunday morning, then that means a return trip south on Saturday. The main purpose of Friday’s trip to [...]

A Trip to California’s North Coast and its Piers, Oct. 2, 2015 (Day 2)

Early morning at the Trinidad Pier Although the main impetus for this trip, as well as most of the trips to the Humboldt-Del Norte coast, has been on fishing—i.e., fishing the piers or helping manage the Trinidad Youth Fishing Derby,  the number of sights along the trail inevitably call for stops to enjoy the nature [...]

Trinidad Pier — 2015 Kids Fishing Derby

The Trinidad Pier aka Seascape Pier On Saturday, October 3, 2015, the wind at Trinidad was blowing at a 30-40 mile per hour clip with gusts hitting 50-60 mph. On the beach, visitors were greeted with gusts of sand and “watch your hat” conditions. The main question was would the wind continue AND would we [...]