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VIGIL BY THE SURF

Oct. 03, 1960
Oct. 03, 1960

Table of Contents
Oct. 3, 1960

Cover
Yesterday
World Series
Huskies
Surf Fishing
  • Neither rain nor sleet nor dark threats from his wife can stay the dogged surf fisherman from the slow completion of his appointed—and often fruitless—rounds. Buffeted by the waves, perplexed by the weather, baffled by the fish, he plods nightly to the sea, full of hope and neuroses

College Football
  • By Robert Boyle

    Northwestern's experienced backs and green line led the Big Ten back to the top, a Texas halfback straightened out and Lehigh's engineers turned the pressure on Delaware

Pro Football
Automobiles
Harness Racing
Baseball Music
Acknowledgments
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

VIGIL BY THE SURF

In the salty rips of Montauk Point at the end of Long Island, the surf caster above and his fellows on the next three pages take their stand against winds and tides and—they hope—fighting fish. Jack Olsen's word picture of the joys and frustrations of this hardy sport follows these photographs.

This is an article from the Oct. 3, 1960 issue Original Layout

Rod at the ready, a surf caster waits for a bass to hit his lure. Another fisherman picks his way over the rocks as he guides a three-pounder into the shallows

The surf caster's reward comes when he hooks a striper and a sunset simultaneously

FOUR PHOTOSGARRY WINOGRAND