I was there on the day that photo was taken. I was the unnamed "guy" in Phong's original report who landed the forth fish. It was the first time I had fished Berkeley Pier for halibut, and I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. Out at the end of the pier, I met these two kids that helped me set up my gear, gave me some pointers, and even gave me some of their bait.
John and Phong had know-how that was way beyond their years. I will never forget the sight of these two kids hauling up fish after fish that day. Like I said, this was my first try ever for halibut, and after a day like that, I was a fan of these two guys for life.