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Beach Painting-Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing Beach Painting 16x20 Canvas Commissions: Custom Original Painting Order Accepted BUY : Visit Original Paintings Shop BUY :   Canvas, Wood and Metal Prints, Pillows, Totes and More! This painting is based on childhood memories of fishing on a pier in the Gulf of Mexico on Padre Island, Texas.  My mother and I loved to go fishing on this pier at Andie Bowie Park which is no longer there.  I caught lots of whiting,  croakers, sheepshead and a prized flounder or two.  A dreaded catching catfish  because I was afraid of getting stuck with their fin so my Mom would take those off the hook for me.     We could even drive under the pier and that was considered a prime location to set up for the day.  You can not drive down to the beach in this area now.  That driving access has been closed and a park and picnic area put up.    From the time I was about four years old I played with sand buckets by the pier and when fishing on the pier as soon as I co