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The Big Ones Are There

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Thirty years ago, fishing was good in North Carolina, but the catch was small sized and no foundation existed for a sport fishery capable of attracting sportsmen from other areas. A few dreamers speculated on the possibilities of sport fishing far off-shore. Late in the 1920s a few adventurous souls pushed beyond the eastern horizons in small commercial fishing boats, catching large sailfish and other species, eventually proving that North Carolina is a haven for sport fishermen.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 26 Issue 6, Aug 1958, p7-9, por