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When a fish was landed

Thirty or more boats were out on Sunday, and takes moderate. Anglers with higher family incomes fished more frequently and were less concerned about obtaining fish as food. Fifteen or twenty years ago I spent many happy days under various piers, often alone with the plosh of the water against the limpet-covered piles.

They guy gives Perry a name that the lawyer immediately recognizes is phony and after Mason agrees to come in, he calls the Drake Detective Agency and gets them on the job. Still, Mason initially refuses the case, pointing out all the problems involved in attempting to represent the interests of a client he can't even recognize. Sunday tickets for the Dover Promenade Pier are sold by the boatmen, no money being taken at the turnstiles. An experienced angler, this Mrs.

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Sachs is well known at Deal, and it is to him that I am indebted, not alone for the idea of originally trying Deal, but also for some very practical advice on Deal Pier a few summers ago. From Deal Pier it is very fair. In November there are plenty of cod and whiting, and the baits are fresh sprats or lugworm. It has some fishing stations of great importance reached by the S. In some places we shall get whiting in autumn and winter.

The setup alone makes this among the most entertaining novels in this series. Today, a score of rods wave unnoticed from the piers at Deal, Brighton, Plymouth and a hundred other resorts east and west, while the old-fashioned throw-out line is less in evidence every year. There is, in the season, a kind of depot at the end of it, where all the best baits can be had fresh every day. Men and women not only go to the seaside to lounge on the front or parade the pier, but to fish, and thus get the full benefit of both the muscular exercise and the fine life-giving sea air. The rocket apparatus was brought up by the coastguards, but they had only got three men ashore when the schooner's cable broke, and the vessel swung round, rendering the apparatus useless.

The very best rock-worms I have ever used come from the chalk-beds at Dover, or rather a mile or two west, just beyond Shakespeare Cliff. Some fisheries have a slot limit that allows the taking of smaller and larger fish, but requiring that intermediate sized fish be released. The length of the pier, ft.

The plummet illustrated in section in Fig. When a fish was landed a cheer went up from the crowd assembled on the pier. At four o'clock the rain ceased, and at half-past four a whistle sounded, and the lines were drawn in. There would have been more entries, but the number was limited to fifty on account of alterations which are being carried out on the pier.