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Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.

By John Pirman June 1, 2017 Published in the June 2017 issue of Sarasota Magazine

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Hart's Landing

Image: John Pirman

Against the backdrop of new construction at Golden Gate Point, a little bit of yesterday’s Florida remains—Hart’s Landing, the city’s oldest bait and tackle shop. In this time-honored scene, a man and the pelicans perched on the shop’ s pilings and floating on calm Sarasota Bay share a common goal: landing a delicious fish.

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