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Meet at the fishing pier in McNears Beach Park in San Rafael (201 Cantera Way) Join rangers for this popular annual fishing contest! Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish. A valid California fishing license is required when fishing from the shore, not from the pier. All persons fishing for sturgeon must follow all applicable California Fish and Wildlife regulations. This event is ideal for all ages. Dress in layers and wear sturdy shoes. Don’t forget to bring a fishing pole. We’ll provide hot chocolate and snacks. No pets (except service animals) are allowed at this park. Rain does not cancel the event. RSVP's are appreciated but not required. Park entrance is waived for participants. DIRECTIONS: From Hwy 101 in San Rafael, take the exit for Central San Rafael east. Take 2nd St east, which merges into 3rd St, and then turns into Point San Pedro Rd. Follow Point San Pedro Rd for 3.6 miles, turn right at Cantera Way, and follow to the large parking lot at the end.