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Though the waters of the Rangitata River were as thick as pea soup last night, three local anglers landed a dbzen fish, the heaviest weighing 8£

fib. . .„, A visitor fvom Timaru told a,reporter I this morning thai>*«-the sea fishermen at Timaru had been meetihg with wretched luck lately on account of the rough seas and the scarcity,:, o f fish. ■ Whore there had been a dozen or so boats fishing for groper, this last couple of weeks there were only three or four engaged, and these had only secured poor catches. The remaining boats had all gone trawling, having ■ given groper-fishing up m despair for the time being. This -fact." probably accounts for the scarcity of sea fish in Ashburton recently. The Ashburton River was discoloured to-day, and the Rangitata and Rakaia were dirty. .

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ANGLING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8793, 13 February 1914

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ANGLING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8793, 13 February 1914

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