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Pound Fishing - A Look Back At The Real Jersey Shore, Report Says

A way of making a living that has disappeared

In simpler times, a rugged group of fishermen once hauled fish from elaborate traps placed off the beach on the New Jersey coastline. They caught just about every type of fish that swam into their system of weirs and nets, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.

They were called pound fishermen.

When a large fish, like a bluefin tuna was captured in their trap, sometimes nearly all the townspeople went down to the beach to have a look.

To read the entire story, click here: http://www.app.com/story/sports/outdoors/fishing/2014/05/15/pigging-slats/9137585/




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