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Fisheries Collection

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Perhaps the most widely pursued recreational activity throughout much of the world is fishing. Weekend and vacation fishermen (and sometimes before work and after work) patiently cast their lines in the briny deep, or streams, or lakes and wait patiently for whatever bites. Whether big fish or little fish, whether caught by child barely able to reel in the line, whether macho men (and women) who pursue the great billfish, tuna, and other large sportfish of the world far offshore or those who track down shellfish with shovel and rake, sportfishing in its various forms provides enjoyment and diversion for millions worldwide. And the reward is often a great fish dinner! Come join these disciples of Izaak Walton and Zane Grey as they fish for the fish of the world.....

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Fisheries Albums ~ Recreational Fishing

Weighing a capture.
Good Old Times

Picture of a kid having fun in fishing.

Picture of shore.

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Last Updated:
September 30, 2009