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    Huntington Beach Pier-Unusual Catch 1/13

    Check out this live sand dollar my wife "caught" while fishing from the pier. Sand dollar was wrapped up in a hi/lo rig! First catch of this type of sea life. Lots of crabs getting to any bait resting on the bottom before fish did. Almost every cast out brought a crab holding onto the bait...
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    San Clemente, Saturday 1/9 Team Slow day interrupted by 5 Croakers

    You have someone else in mind. No problem, we'll meet one day.
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    Avalon 1/9

    Thanks for the report. Appreciate it! Glad to hear the Mole is open. 👍
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    San Clemente, Saturday 1/9 Team Slow day interrupted by 5 Croakers

    My wife and I were fishing in front of bait shop on Saturday. I recognized you from a photo. We caught 1 spotfin and 3 jacksmelt on squid and anchovy. Beautiful day but fish bite was slow. We will stop by next time our paths cross. 👍
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    Help To Identify This Fish

    The Avila pier is open upto the halfway point. There is a fence preventing any further access along with a pier progress improvement sign. Limited fishing access at the halfway point. Tried to attach photo but file too large. We did some fishing also at Hanford Pier (Port San Luis) - skunked...
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    Help To Identify This Fish

    Thank you.
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    Help To Identify This Fish

    Hello Friends, caught this fish at Avila Pier on Friday afternoon. Used cut anchovy. It has a large head and mouth. One small sharp spine on both sides of the head. Yellow/Brown color. Stripes on the pectoral/caudal fins. Dorsal fin separated into two. Thanks for the help.
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    Pismo Beach Pier Open For Fishing?

    Good morning. The pier is open. The improvements are great. Parking convenient, restrooms clean, Airstream concession stands (3) of them and play area for children. Fishing was slow. Thank you.
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    Pismo Beach Pier Open For Fishing?

    Is the pier currently open for fishing? Planning to go to Pismo Beach in November 18 - 20, 2020. Thank you.
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    Needlefish At 1st Street Jetty Seal Beach

    LOL. I'm not too far behind you in fishing years about 50! My first Needlefish! Thanks for your comments.
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    Needlefish At 1st Street Jetty Seal Beach

    Surprise catch of a Needlefish about 22 inches long at the jetty in Seal Beach. Caught with a Gulp sandworm on a high/low rig.
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    Veterans Memorial Pier Long Beach - Butterfly Ray

    Hi Seth, This was a small ray. Maybe 3 - 5 lbs. There really wasn't a fight after the initial run. More like dead weight. I'd compare it to a decent size shovelnose fight. Thanks for asking.
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    Veterans Memorial Pier Long Beach - Butterfly Ray

    Caught and Released interesting looking Butterfly Ray at pier. Caught on cut anchovy.
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    San Clemente Pier Fishing

    I contacted City of San Clemente regarding unruly fisherman. The city official passed info to the San Clemente Marine Safety Staff, City Park Ranger's and Orange County Sheriff's Department. In addition, the following telephone number was provided (949) 289-3527. The number is to Park Ranger's...
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    Shark And Ray Fisherman - Thank You!

    To all the ShaRay fisherman who practice Catch and Release and use hoop nets to land them - Thank You! Your examples of conservation sets a good example for all fisherman especially the young fisherman. Keep up the positive energy. P.S. Be very careful with the overhead casting. It's...