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5/28/2005  

Tall Tales -- Some Fish Stories!

There's nothing like a good fish story! Here are a few of my favorites.

Fur bearing trout
Now it happened that there was a mining camp in Colorado where more than an average number of the miners were bald. An enterprising hair tonic salesman from Kentucky decided to take advantage of this golden opportunity, so he made the trip north. More>>

The Fisherman and the Bear
One fine day an old Maine man was fishing and fishing on his favorite lake and catching nary a thing. Finally, he gave up and walked back along the shore to his fishing shack. When he got close to the front door, he saw it was open. Being of a suspicious nature, he walked to the door quietly and looked inside. More>>

A Fish Story
Jonah encounters a strange, talking fish when he decides to go fishing one Sunday instead of going to church. He brings the fish home and cooks it up, with fatal results! (The full story is featured in Spooky South.)

Matawan Man-eater
The story of the incredible 1916 shark attacks in the small and winding Matawan Creek. The film "Jaws" was reportedly based on this attack.


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