Hunting, Fishing and Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-16


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. , HUNTING, FISHING AND SPORT German salmon are being bred in the Thames, near, London, England. The fish has the advantage of being non-migratory in its habits. C. Emonrler, a Seward. Alaska, hunter, recently killed a Taig brown bear near the town. The bear was 11 feet long from tip to tip and weighed some 390 tioiinds. The Alabama Came and Fish Protective Association has been organized for the preservation and protection of the wild birds, game and game fishes of Alabama. St. Augustine, Florida, fishermen capitalizing their time during the dull season received a daily income of from 0 to 0 by catching shrimp, which are running in big schools this autumn in Florida waters. One can now hunt ducks, geese, brants, coots and squirrels in Illinois, but lie must keep his hands off prairie chickens until October 20; and quail cannot be shot "except from November 10 to December 10, while rabbits may be hunted from November 1 to January 31. A Meadville, Pa., fisherman-farmer owns a pet carp. AVhenever he feels like going fishing he digs a few worms and throws them into the tank occupied by the carp. If the fish grabs them the man gets his pole and. goes fishing successfully; if the carp passes them up, the man stays at home. Progress is being made on the attempt to negotiate treaties witli the Spanish-American republics for the protection of migratory birds. The matter lias been referred to the department of agriculture that appropriate covenants may be drafted. The state department has promised to act as soon as these drafts are receivedi

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