Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Aug 19 1955, Page 13

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 19, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaFri Jay 19, Flig the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Coastal fishing suffers from recent hurricanes Pace 3-b to ten by Bev morning news sports writer Little h1veu, aug. 18 the to the question affect did hurricanes Connie and Diane have upon fishing along the South Carolina coast was easily through a tour of the a polls. Commercial and private fish boats docks and fishing piers along the Ocean front and on the in and waterway today. There just was t any Angling going on of any consequence. However Hunt or Civ mid operators of fishing piers arc looking for turd this wrest my to resuming if Pace attained two weeks ago. Today there was very Little Evi Dence that even if the boats were Ehle to go out to offshore fishing grounds or trowl on the Coral reefs along the Northern Shore that there would he anyone to go along to accompany the Crews. People Al St weren t to fee seen at the boat docks Here or to the South of Here at Vereen s Marina located along Hie Inland huge Craft. He took time Oul la waterway near Ocean Grove j Tell this reporter that a rip had Beach. J been planned earlier for today hut Only one boat Captain contacted because of a Lack of Trade the Here this Frank trip was cancelled and the Queen s Juel who operates the Hurricane skipper was preparing a Dock Lor a raved the outside in search i an additional Stop at Little River. For fish since Connie first began blowing in High tides less than two weeks ago. Juel declared there just weren t any fish biting and the big reason for it seemingly is that ground swells have muddied the water a whole w. C. Suggs operator of tilth Mim s fishing pier pointed out that the coastal residents had certainly been fortunate in seeing such a Little bit of damage done by two hurricanes. Ii sure is getting to be Soine tiling around Here when we have but the Optimist seafarer said to move in and out twice in such everything should be in readiness for resumption of business As usual by saturday. South of ii Kkt at Vereen s Marina where c Apt. Sam Vereen docks his Ocean the tale was about the same. Deserted private boats were tied up and some of the people were painting and caulking the decks to prepare for More fishing later. Mennear Humphrey a male on a slight period. In fact it looks like i la go into inc moving Van business in it keeps he jovially remarked. the pier there were Sev eral people few anglers. Those who were trying a hand at their rods and reels were catching Only a few Small Whiting and Pompano. Suggs an All season Fisherman who has chalked up Many big j catches was tossing his line into pier shop. He had caught himself at least four Small cat Lish be fore the tide went out so far that to no longer had a fishing generally when the Ocean gets Muddy the cats come close in 1 take pm Home to my cat. I guess she loves cat fish for din he drawled. 11 was a similar scene elsewhere along the strand. There were a few bathers sigh seers and a few die hard fishermen and Fisher women. The abnormal water was last i finding normality. Only a Lew traces along the Shore were left to . Chili c. A r . I Iri Iii lie 101 kill nil. In la Lii 463 i ism. Kan. C ill 112 i inter. York Smillir. Clrar Laius

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