Martinez Pier

Public Pier — No Fishing License Required Although the stories vary somewhat, striped bass were introduced into California waters near Martinez in 1879. Some accounts say the fish were dumped into the water at Martinez, other accounts place the actual site near Port Costa, a…

Pittsburg Pier

Public Pier — Freshwater — Fishing License Required The old man slowly ambled down to where I was standing, looked out toward my line, and began to speak. “Keep your bait in that warm water right where you’re at, that’s just about where I caught…