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  1. Ken Jones

    Goleta Pier, Saturday, 1/18

    Amen to that.
  2. Ken Jones

    Huntington Beach Pier 01/20/20

    Thanks for the report.
  3. Ken Jones

    Goleta Pier, Saturday, 1/18

    Thanks for the report. Always one of my favorite piers.
  4. Ken Jones

    Fishing: Love, wives, women anglers, pretty Italian girls, etc.

    "Love and fishing. Sooner or later it all comes down to the same thing. The one that got away." — Max DeBryn Sometimes but not always... Date: August 5, 2001 To: PFIC Message Board From: Red Fish Subject: Berkeley Pier Fish Catch: 1 under-sized halibut about 17” for me and 1 undersized...
  5. Ken Jones

    Any interest in PFIC Get Togethers?

    It's still early but some planning will be needed.
  6. Ken Jones

    Any interest in PFIC Get Togethers?

    I would think anyone could come. Our immediate family includes those who are registered and who post but many people simply watch the posts. Both, to me, seem to be members of the larger family of interested anglers.
  7. Ken Jones

    Any interest in PFIC Get Togethers?

    It looks like the numbers are going up. So far, to date: Orange County — 5 Los Angeles — 5 Central Coast (Santa Cruz) — 8 Bay Area — 8 Let's keep adding to the list. Would it help if we had a derby? A raffle? What could bring the number up?
  8. Ken Jones

    Huge salmon,,, what it used to be like...

    Actually the sardines and anchovies have not been wiped out. It turns out that both species tend to reflect water temperature cycles. Unfortunately the huge catches by the Monterey sardine fleets (and others) in the '30s also happened to come when the natural cycle was also starting to see a...
  9. Ken Jones

    HMB Pier

    I didn't know that. Thanks for the update!
  10. Ken Jones

    Sawfish

    https://www.fieldandstream.com/story/fishing/fight-to-save-the-sawfish/?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&fbclid=IwAR1x2T60U-LBbNFk_ghbDoI_S-mDFjPPLvSjgLMHPv23R3AfR3YG_i1TNEE
  11. Ken Jones

    Balboa Pier and fishing line...

    I believe UPSAC installed line recycle bins on the pier many years ago but we never received any publicity. Probably our fault.
  12. Ken Jones

    King Harbor Pier Status

    I haven't heard any updates recently. Last I heard was that they said they wanted to build a new pier.
  13. Ken Jones

    Any interest in PFIC Get Togethers?

    So far it sounds like we have possible commitments for the following: Orange County - 5 Los Angeles - 5 NorCen (Santa Cruz) - 2 Bay Area - 4 Given that some people inevitably drop out, I would like to see a commitment for at least 12 at a site before I spend the time working out the various...
  14. Ken Jones

    In mari magno pisces capiuntur

    Nope, just a translation of the Latin quote.
  15. Ken Jones

    Huge salmon,,, what it used to be like...

    https://timeline.com/there-used-to-be-salmon-as-big-as-golden-retrievers-in-the-columbia-river-but-dams-killed-them-off-20854d1f971e
  16. Ken Jones

    Balboa Pier and fishing line...

    https://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/news/story/2020-01-04/newport-beach-considers-recycling-program-for-balboa-pier-anglers-fishing-lines
  17. Ken Jones

    January 2020 Fishing Report, Northern California (254)

    California Pier Report — January 2020 (254) — Northern California Piers Lawson's Landing — The pier is currently closed. 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...
  18. Ken Jones

    January 2020 Fishing Report, San Francisco Bay (254)

    January 2020 Fishing Report, San Francisco Bay (#254) — Few reports! It's almost impossible for me to get reports on the Bay Area piers. Remember — STURGEON REGULATIONS: Sturgeon must be between 40 and 60 inches, (fork length) to keep. San Francisco Piers Fort Point Pier — Stephanie at Gus’...
  19. Ken Jones

    January 2020 Fishing Report, Carquinez Strait, Suisun Bay, and West Delta (254)

    January 2020 Fishing Report, Carquinez Strait, Suisun Bay, and West Delta (#254) Sturgeon regulations: Sturgeon must be between 40 and 60 inches (fork length) to keep. Eckley Pier — No report this month although a few stripers and sturgeon should still be available. How To Get There: From...
  20. Ken Jones

    January 2020 Fishing Report, Central California (254)

    Central California — January 2020 Fishing Report, CenCal (#254) San Luis Obispo County Piers Pismo Beach Pier — Pismo Beach Pier — Surfperch (on the bottom) and jacksmelt (on the top), should be available most days. How To Get There: From the north, take Hwy. 101 to the Five Cities Dr. exit...