Pier 7 – San Francisco
The second longest pier in San Francisco at 840 feet in length, Pier 7 is just southeast of the Fisherman’s Wharf. Water gets close to 40 feet in depth—unusual for shoreline piers.
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Fisherman’s Park, Burlingame
This is a popular place for fishing along the rock wall with good views of Coyote Point and its windsurfers.
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Dumbarton Pier, Fremont
Running along the south side of the Dumbarton Bridge, this fishing pier is a popular South Bay fishing destination with opportunities to catch sharks, rays, sturgeon, and other fish.
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Point Pinole Fishing Pier
This 1,250-foot pier is extremely popular and takes the adventurous fisher into the deeper waters of San Pablo Bay. Kingfish, perch, smelt, flounder, sole, sharks, skates, and rays are common. Salmon, steelhead, striped bass, and sturgeon have also been known to be caught here occasionally. The pier also boasts panoramic views of San Pablo Bay and Mt. Tamalpais.
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Eckley Pier, Carquinez Strait Regional Shoreline Park
This pier is located on the Carquinez Strait where people come to try to catch sturgeon and striped bass. While you try your luck, you can enjoy watching the cargo ships, tankers, and recreational boats sailing by in the Strait.
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At the end of Powell Street and Marina Park at Emeryville Point, you’ll find the Emeryville Fishing Pier which was built on top of a breakwater for the Emeryville City Marina. Easy to get access, spend a lazy day fishing and watching sailboats go in and out of the Marina.
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Candlestick Point, San Francisco
While often windy (and/or foggy), perch, kingfish, shark, sturgeon, flounder, and rays are just some of the fish found here. There are two public fishing piers on site, but know that park hours are from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The main fishing pier is located at Sunrise Point.
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