Nice Dan. One of the better end of December trips in history maybe.
I have mentioned this before. I didn't even know shallow water rockfish existed until I saw a San Pedro show you did. Around 1990. That's when I started fishing the malahini 3/4 day at the rockpile durring winter. Made winters allot more fun. Previous experience was with a 3lb weight, dacron, and rail plate. Much more fun with Abu Garcia 5500 and a Kunnan bass rod.