Antioch Regional Shoreline
by Bay Nature Staff on July 08, 2012
Pier fishing is the main attraction of this park on the southern shore of the Delta.
The park’s 550-foot long pier was constructed on the remains of the old Antioch Bridge. Fish species caught here include striped bass,sturgeon, steelhead, salmon, largemouth and smallmouth bass, Sacramento pike,channel and white catfish, and starry flounder. There is a fish cleaningstation near the base of the pier. Fishand Game maintains a station near the end of the pier where hatchery-rearedstriped bass and other species may be released into the delta.
The pier is open around the clock for fishing, every day of the year, butthe park itself is only open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. There is 4.5 acre meadow area with 10 picnic tables and barbecues,
According to the plaque near the base of the pier,the Spanish explorer DeAnza stopped and camped at this site with his group ofsoldiers and missionaries in1775.