Fish and Tackle Shops, Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California

This image shows a few of the typical businesses along the wharf: fish sellers, tackle shops supporting the charter fishing businesses, and restaurants selling various fish and shellfish dishes.

Ektachrome by Helen S. O’Brien

The description states simply:

Picturesque Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, California

–Charter fishing was a popular attraction for visitors with a bit of time to spend, as the fishing in the area was quite good, and customers would often come home with a catch and lots of stories.

This postcard was used and is dated 26 July 1956.

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