18 August 2016

• A Bit Of Surf-Casting History

“The preferred method of surf angling in the early to mid-1800s was to attach a long length of coiled silk or linen line to a “squid,” a block of tin embedded with a large hook, and then spin it around and around above one’s head until the squid acquired enough velocity to be launched a fair distance into the surf.

“Then the fisherman would retrieve the squid hand-over-hand quickly across the surface of the water...”

Please visit this link to read the full article: EastHamptonStar

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