Fishing: All Out for Banzai!

Somebody once said that the man who fishes for black marlin probably wears a size 44 coat and a size 4 hat. That is libel, of course. But the idea is that it takes brawn to catch one—and a kind of lunacy to try.

Not that the black marlin is the biggest game fish around; some sharks grow bigger. The black is just the fastest, strongest, smartest and meanest—and big enough too. The record for rod and reel is 1,560 Ibs., and even the babies—meaning 200 Ibs. or so—have bills like baseball bats. Golfer Sam

Snead, who would rather catch a...

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