The Joys of Pier Fishing

Pier fishing is less costly than boat fishing and is just as enjoyable a form of recreation.

062 pier angling - three panels
LEFT:  Trophies such as this one can be hauled in on simple hand lines and other inexpensive tackle. CENTER: Gutting fish is an unpleasant but necessary chore. Some anglers clean as they catch, others wait until day's end. RIGHT:  A string of piscatorial delicacies destined for the dinner table.