Tag Archives: Seal Beach Fishing

August 10th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1944, a car crash fatality at Main Street and Bolsa Avenue in Seal Beach occurred, according to the Long Beach Independent. An unnamed reporter wrote the next day that “Claud Roland, 23, of the San Diego naval base, was … Continue reading

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August 8th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1969, the following ad ran in the Long Beach Independent. – Michael Dobkins

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July 18th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1948, the Long Beach Independent shared that good news that any lady with a paid escort and the following ad could enjoy fishing on either the Super Express boat or Fishing Express boat every Friday — … Continue reading

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June 22nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1916, fishermen on the Seal Beach pier had a close encounter with a large California gray whale. Not only were the fishermen surprised by the whale spouting a large spray of water over them, but the whale also … Continue reading

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April 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, the Long Beach Independent ran the following ad. The Seal Beach pier and the bait boats and the barge were all run by Captain Jack Stubbs. “Homer” had been newly launched on April 15th to … Continue reading

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January 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, The San Bernadino County Sun’s Ocean Fish Report listed the following: Seal Beach: 18 anglers:  177 barracuda, 24 bontio, 2 calico bass, 5 halibut. The forty-nine year old “bontio” typo has been preserved in the … Continue reading

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