The legacy of Linc’s Tackle: A tale of internment and Seattle’s rich Japanese heritage

Linc’s Tackle has been the heart and soul of Seattle’s urban fishing culture for generations. But that legacy almost didn’t exist when the Beppus, shop owners since the 1930s, were interned during World War II. (Lauren Frohne / The Seattle Times)

Next month, the Beppu family will close down their celebrated Linc's tackle shop. It's the end of an era for Seattle, whose heritage is intertwined with the World War II internment of Japanese-Americans.

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