Hunting, Fishing and Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-14


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HUNTING, FISHING AND SPORT F. M. Curry of De Land, Fla., recently landed a fourteen-pound blackbass from the waters of Lake Mamie. The big fish put up a brave fight lasting twelve minutes before he would consent to be towed in. The adjutant or marabou bird of India, which is valued for its plumage, stands five feet high and bos u fiftcen-Ioot expansion of he wings. Its mouth and throat is so capacious that it can swal- low a cat whole. Robert W. Josephsou recently landed a mammoth striped bass while fishing at Avon, N. J. The fish -weighed forty-three and one-half pounds and was fifty inches long. It had a girth of twenty-six and one-half inches. Howard Langstaff, deputy game warden at Find- lay, O., plaeed 2,000 blackbass, 1,000 rockbass and 1,000 strawberry bass, bullheads and crappies in the Blauchard River a short time ago. The fish were obtained from the state hatcheries at Toledo. . . " i

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