Catching Bluefish From A Seaplane, Daily Racing Form, 1919-07-27


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CATCHING BLUEFISH FROM A SEAPLANE NEW YORK N Y July 25 L W Hutchins and J O Colt of this city plan another trip next week angling from a seaplane for bluefish off the famous fishing grounds of Atlantic City This will be the second trip by Huichins and Coit their former trip having been made on July II when piloted by Earle L Ovington of Atlantic City they took while taxiing on the water a half dozen blue fish weighing from six to seven pounds each The pioneer in fishing from a seaplane off At ¬ lantic City is Arthur Cremona of the Hotel Am ¬ bassador of that city Tlte printing of the brief Incident led Hutchins and Colt both of them outdoor men anglers and canoeists to make arrangements with Ovington to let them try this latest method of angling which has untold possibilities in angling for the big game fish of the sea seaOne One advantage of this kind of fishing is that it takes but a few minutes to come back to shore for luncheon and also that schools1 of fish may be sighted quickly and followed rather than the old method of looking for signs from a boat boatAsked Asked to telL about his first experience Mr Hutchins said It is just like fishing from any other conveyance after you get used to it In the first place neither Mr Coit nor myself had ever been up in n airplane before It was all so strange and unusual But after we had been out ten or fifteen minutes 1 felt just the same as It I was fishing from a boat Of course the sensation i of flying 4 rw U known and peculiar but tho greatest pleasure of fishing from a hydroplane is that you can move around so quickly from place to jlacc aiul you can actually see the fish you arc ifishing for Fishing from a seaplane is costly The present Charge for flying In 6vingtons plane is 23 for a flight of eight or ten minutes

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