Sport: Anglers

Last year 6,000,000 U. S. residents took out fishing licenses. Probably twice that number went fishing. They spent more than $10,000,000 on tackle alone* (twice the amount they spent in 1933). Major reason for the current spurt is a vogue for deep-sea angling, increasingly popular in the past five years since it has been dramatized in newsreels and publicized by fishermen like Zane Grey, Ernest Hemingway and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Once a shy, retiring sport, deep-sea angling has become one of the most glamorous, gregarious sports in the U. S. Once content to...

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