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Kayak fishing a must for all newcomers

July 31, 2011
The Altoona Mirror

This summer marks my sixth season of fishing from a kayak, and I still find myself wondering how I ever got along without one. Ironically, it took a fair amount of arm-twisting for me even to try fishing from a kayak. I was sure any kind of serious fishing would be totally impractical from such a small plastic boat. But a friend from Erie County who owned several kayaks coaxed me into fishing with him up there one morning on Presque Isle Bay. Four very productive hours later, I offered to buy the boat I had been using from him.

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