Only in Sarasota
Only in Sarasota: Hart’s Landing, Weekday Morning
Illustrator John Pirman sketches a weekday scene at the city's oldest bait and tackle shop.
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.