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FISH BOX
Edited by Ed Zern and Tom Lineaweaver
July 16, 1956
Among last week's notable catches: by Dr. John J. Vallone of Cranston, R.I., a 650-pound BLUEFIN TUNA after a three-hour scrap five miles southeast of Block Island; a 43-pound SAILFISH taken by Vernon Lamp of Miami, Fla. on plug-casting tackle and 20-pound test line after an hour-and-a-half squabble; by Leo Garceau of Block Island, R.I., a 61-pound nine-ounce STRIPED BASS taken off Block Island's Sou' west Point for a possible new world's record in the 12-pound test line category; a 13-pound 15-ounce BLACK BASS from Lake Johnston by M. R. Holmes of Jacksonville, Fla.; by Curtis M. Hutchins, president of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, a 20-pound ATLANTIC SALMON at New Brunswick's Kedgewick Salmon Club.
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July 16, 1956

Fish Box

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Among last week's notable catches: by Dr. John J. Vallone of Cranston, R.I., a 650-pound BLUEFIN TUNA after a three-hour scrap five miles southeast of Block Island; a 43-pound SAILFISH taken by Vernon Lamp of Miami, Fla. on plug-casting tackle and 20-pound test line after an hour-and-a-half squabble; by Leo Garceau of Block Island, R.I., a 61-pound nine-ounce STRIPED BASS taken off Block Island's Sou' west Point for a possible new world's record in the 12-pound test line category; a 13-pound 15-ounce BLACK BASS from Lake Johnston by M. R. Holmes of Jacksonville, Fla.; by Curtis M. Hutchins, president of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, a 20-pound ATLANTIC SALMON at New Brunswick's Kedgewick Salmon Club.

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