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November 5, 1924

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' '~ Start ~the season- ~48ht-- :~ STORY OF FISHING TRIP IN THE FLORIDA KEY'S : ' UseAshaway 'Lines ":The)i have" " given!~ service : ~ and s'atiS~acti0n for ninety-- ~; nitie:yeats. ~" :'- " '~They are'tised' ~y atlglers:~' everywhere: Look for the Swastika Brand Label. ASHAWAY LINE and TWINE MFG. CO. Ashaway, R. I., U.S.A. STABLISHD 1824 -i.-:,By C..W. Stuart. ' : . Fonr Massillon, Ohio, fishemnen, C: VV. Stuart, Stanley M. Baltzly, Hugh A. :Powers and/Jacob Stuhldreher; .lbft Elser pier. Miami, Florida, at ll :00-a: m, on Skipper Russian Jotm's boat Inwood, I[., a thirty-six-foot cabin cruiser, for Angel Fish Key forty miles south on the first lap of a fishing trip, extending from .Angel Fish Key to Roderigues Key sixty miles or more south of Miami,The day was fine, but owing to the lateness of the start ================================================================================================================================================= the speed Of the boat had to be kept i i! so high that on!v a few fish were pick- Your tour of California Should Include H ed up on the way down. '~ II Visit to ...... il 'that night we anchored .=,n el tl {[ l tlats while the tide v,,as in. After a good supper, consisting largely of king fish and mackerel, which we had pick- ed tip on the way down, the four A Scenic Trip Worth While StnhHreUer on the deck with the skipper an([ his mate, and the other :.three in the hatch. \Ve arose at 7:00 U From the Heart of Los Angeles through Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena }i o'clock in the morning, and breakfast was served post haste, and we started i TL2~-~sTAVE. t g ii outthroughthechannelsintothereal MOUN RN 'ii fishing grounds of the Florida Keys. Past Careys Fort Reef and light house IJ d C " -. we n,oved along" at the ,'ate of three Excellent Accomodations at Reasonable Rates ii or four miles an hour. Here we caught LI some big grouper, and things ~ere Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus ii quite lively..After an hot, r or so of g fishing, when we had picked up ten or ing from ten to forty pounds, we PACIFIC ELECTRIC RA|LW Y moved on down past the t'21bow and i O.A. SMITH, Passenger Traffic Manager, Los Angeles !i Grecian Shoals to Misquito Bank and Rodrigues Light, where we fished the m~r~w.~r..~:~.-.~.~.m~:~~.~:~:~..~:~=~:~m~.~..~..~.~g~ remainder of the day. The reels we "had were Pfluegcr Templar Salt Wat- er Reels, two of them, on one we used NOW DOIN6 OUR OWN IN~; the 18-strand, and on the other a 20- strand I'flueger cuttyhunk line. (Editor's Note--eighteen and twenty thread lines.) AT OUR OWN PLANT IN AVALON. During the (lay we had the greatest Special attention given to Fine Silks and Linens--All ironed by hand. fishing ever enjoyed, although we had ONE DAY SERVICE IF DESIRED previously spent many days fishing in In at 9 a. mr--Out by 5 p.m. Florida waters, and elsewhere. R. S C 0 T T The day's catch was about sixty fish, ranging from five to sixty pounds, and "A BOOST WILL HELP" all hooked on Pflueger tackle. The ATWATER HOTEL BUILDING fish consisted of groupers, barracuda, PHONE 60-J SUMNER AVENUE amber jack, muttonfish, red snapl,er, mackerel, kingfish and Jack Cavelye. r Sometimes it required thirty to forty minutes to land a fish; and once when near Rodriguez Light, schools of grou- per and amber jack were plainly visi- ble in the pools where we fished. At that time a third line was thrown over board and an amber jack was h~oked and landed. A nmtton fish, weighing ten or twelve pounds was hooked, which a grouper attempted to swallow, and which made the landing of the mutton fish extremely difficult. It was not landed until it was dislodged from the grouper's mouth, it was practically scaled where it had been withdrawn from the mouth of the grouper. ~" O At this time when the three fish were hooked, two on the reel and one on the hand line, there were three Tarpon, Tuna Deep Sea or Ocean Reel schools of fish, probably two or three The Reel That Made the Taking hundred in all, circling in gro*aps of Large Game Fish a Real Sport around the three hooked fish. One of FOR SALE BY the schools were groupers, another H. D. MacRAE COMPANY, AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND amber jack, and the third Jack Cav- TUFTS-LYONS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES alye. The largest of the fish landed B. H. DYAS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES at the Rodrigues Light district that ELLERY ARMS COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO day was caught by Mr. Stuhldreher. OR ANY OTHER DEALER, OR DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER, It weighed sixty pounds and was land- ed on the smaller Pflueger Templar Edward vom Reel and a No. 18 Pflueger cuttyhunk 92 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK line. Due to the size of some of these AraLoeuz No. Is SZNr ON Rzouzsr. fish and the fight they made we some- (Continued on Page 9, Column 2) THE CATALINX ii LeaveYoUr With Ui"'for . :_~d': " %! .'~ r" bl '' l~l # Shipped or Mailed Anywhere In pretty boxes--and a variety flavors, fruits and nuts--ask he~ she would not ilke to have a of these candies, and see what ~ says, and they are reasonable: HAPPYLANDE ............. i ............ $1. A 1 Chocolates ............................. . 1. Royal, Milk Chocolates ....... i ...... 1, Chocolate Covered Cherries ...... 1. Prince Charming Chocolates .... |" Full o' Fruit Chocolates ............ I. Rough Dip Chocolates ............... ~ All are Pound Boxes We also have Candy in jars # hulk--suckers for the little '~ Chewing Gum for the big s WIN NEWS STAND Opposite Boos Brs. Next S. C. 1. Co.'s Office I Pacific Electric Trains Daily from and to Los Angeles, and Long Beach; tri-weekly, o~ ~uesday, Thursday and Sat- (Wilmington Transportatiott Company reserves the right to change schedule ,vithout