Ken Jones

Staff member
I got a wild hair to look back through my records for the first pier fish from different areas and came up with the following. Lots of good memories.

First fish from SoCal pier — a speckled sanddab from the Newport Pier — 4/8/62

First fish from a CenCal pier — a silver surfperch from the Pismo Beach Pier — 6/7/74

First fish from a SF Bay Area pier —a silver surfperch from the San Francisco Municipal Pier— 7/6/66

First fish from a NorCal pier — a kelp greenling from the Trinidad Wharf — 8/31/76

First fish from an Oregon pier — a striped seaperch from the Brookings Harbor Pier — 9/16/2014

First fish from a Washington pier — a copper rockfish from the Mukilteo Pier — 8/23/75

First fish from a British Columbia pier — a copper rockfish from a wharf near the jetty in Victoria, B.C. — 8/21/75

First fish from a Hawaiian pier — a round herring from Fisherman's Wharf in Honolulu — 5/29/93

First fish from a Mississippi pier — a sea or hardhead catfish from the Harrison Street Pier in Biloxi — 6/30/92