Story: Recreational sea fishing

Days Bay wharf

Days Bay wharf

These children are fishing at Days Bay, near Eastbourne in Wellington Harbour. Wharves and piers are popular as anglers can get their bait or lures into deeper water without having to cast great distances. The wharf piles also act as cover, which attracts fish.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: NZ/Recreation/Fishing-1979 (1)

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Carl Walrond, 'Recreational sea fishing - A rewarding pastime', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7802/days-bay-wharf (accessed 3 August 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006