|California Pier Report —October 2013
Northern California Piers
Lawson's Landing — It’s mainly time for crabs. How To Get There: Take Highway 1 to the middle of the town of Tomales. Turn west onto the road that goes to Dillon Beach. At Dillon Beach you will see a road marked Lawson's Landing; simply follow it down to the entrance, pay your money, and stay on the road to its end at the foot of the pier.
Spud Point Marina Pier (Bodega Bay) — No report. How To Get There: Take East Shore Rd. off of Hwy. 1 to Bay Flat Rd. Turn right and follow until the road turns into West Shore Rd. Continue on past the marina until you see the breakwater.
Point Arena Pier – Fish are still to be had in between the storms (and they’ve gotten drenched lately). How To Get There: From the south, turn left from Hwy. 1 onto Iverson Ave., which will turn into Port Rd. Simply, follow the road to the pier. From the north, turn right onto Port Rd. and follow it to the pier.
Del Norte Street Fishing Pier (Eureka) — Logan at the Bucksport Tackle shop reported that action is basically dead at the Del Norte St. Pier; slow fishing and bad weather. The exception is crabs that are a generally reliable catch. How To Get There: Take Highway 101 to the south end of Eureka, turn west on Del Norte Street and follow it to the pier.
Trinidad Pier — Not too many have even been trying to fish from the pier due to the off and on weather. How To Get There: From Highway 101 take the Trinidad exit and follow the road all the way to the harbor-it will change from Main Street to Trinity to Edwards Street. (A license is required from this pier.
Citizen's Dock (Crescent City) — Loren at Englund Marine, 201 Citizens Dock Road, said the weather has been rough lately and few are fishing from the dock. How To Get there: From Highway 101 turn west on Citizens Dock Road and follow it to the dock.
"B" Street Pier (Crescent City) — Loren, at Englund Marine, 201 Citizens Dock Road, said that the wet weather has prevented most from fishing at the pier. How To Get there: Take Highway 101 to Front Street, go west on Front Street to B Street, go south (left) on B Street to the pier.