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From the book, Gone Fishing, The University of Wisconsin Press, 1999.

Written by Bob Rashid

I am not an expert angler. I stumble on boats, I am woefully ignorant of modern fishing's vast array of hardware, and my casting technique has been known to make people laugh. Martin Hanson, an angler for sixty years, sized me up immediately.

"You're not a fisherman, are you, Bob," he said politely, moments after we had been introduced, wondering, no doubt, as many people have, why I was working on a book about fishing.

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