By Robert P. Jones
The humans at the back of Florida’s Fishing Industry
Florida and fishing were synonymous considering the fact that Admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés based St. Augustine in 1565. He introduced myriad tradesmen, together with web makers and fishermen who harvested seafood for sustenance and exchange. From 1880 via 1925, 4 million Italian immigrants arrived within the usa, besides immigrants from Spain, Portugal, eire, Scotland, and Scandinavia. hundreds of thousands of households migrated to Florida, looking for monetary and political freedom. fortunately, many selected advertisement fishing.
Florida’s fishing has lengthy been a melting pot of various languages, customs, and characters. Robert P. Jones, a modern day gunslinger for advertisement fishing for almost 50 years, has compiled a entire and interesting booklet concerning the those that created the Florida advertisement fishing culture—a tradition he has committed his occupation to saving.
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