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THE STRIPED BASS: A DETECTIVE STORY
Gerald Holland
September 03, 1956
After a 2,000-mile quest the investigator finally comes to grips with the truth—and a striper
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September 03, 1956

The Striped Bass: A Detective Story

After a 2,000-mile quest the investigator finally comes to grips with the truth—and a striper

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Arthur Brawley, the investigator's associate, choked a little on his double Scotch and said:

"Would it interest you to know that while you were down below being indisposed I caught a 28-pound striper?"

"Is that so?" said the investigator absently. "Well, that is a nice size fish." He whirled the ice cubes in his glass and leaned forward.

"Boys," he said earnestly, "I'll tell you what I'm going to do now. I'm going out and get me one of those really big babies. Maybe a 60-pounder. And I'm going to get this one the hard way—surf casting—if it takes me the rest of my life!"

"He who knows and knows that he knows is wise. Follow him."
OLD ARABIC SAYING

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