Sport: The Best Time for Fishing

Fresh-water fishermen believe in a closed season at spawning time because they want to preserve the fish and because they think that fish bite better if they have an annual vacation. This year five Tennessee Valley states, setting out to disprove the old theory, have abolished a closed season in TVA's vast reservoirs.

The five experimenting states* are taking the word of balding, fortyish Dr. R. William Eschmeyer, who has made Tennessee's Norris Lake his laboratory for the past two years. Knowing that 71% of all fish caught were taken during June—the first month...

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