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READY, SET, FISH!
April 21, 1986
SUSTAINED BY WINTER-LONG DAYDREAMS OF THE OCCASION, TROUT FISHERMEN SUCCUMB, IN DROVES, TO THE MAGICAL LURE OF OPENING DAY
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April 21, 1986

Ready, Set, Fish!

SUSTAINED BY WINTER-LONG DAYDREAMS OF THE OCCASION, TROUT FISHERMEN SUCCUMB, IN DROVES, TO THE MAGICAL LURE OF OPENING DAY

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The village of Riverton, Conn. fills up fast on opening day. Some of the anglers fall victim to barbs—verbal as well as steel—as they form a piscatorial gauntlet near the Hitchcock chair factory. A few of the more fortunate souls will actually catch some fat trout.

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