National Geographic : 1939 Jan
rnotograpn Dy Luis Marden JETTY ANGLING IN LAGUNA MADRE HAS MANY OF THE THRILLS OF DEEP SEA FISHINGWITHOUT THE SEASICKNESS Behind the fishermen is a 450-pound jewfish which they have just landed (page 86). In the protected salt watersare caught "trout" (weakfish), redfish, flounder, and red snapper. This long breakwater and the one in the distance (upper right) outline the dredged channel leading from theGulf, across theLaguna toPort Isabel, and by way of a ship canal to Brownsville. The latter city's harbor is gouged from the flat prairie.