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17th century philosopher Ivan Ardbodey

The 17th century philosopher Ivan Ardbodey suggested that the way someone fishes gives insight into their personality. Ardbodey was known to drink himself senseless while sitting by his millpond, waiting for the carp to bite. He once described trout as … Continue reading

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Is your deckie or skipper a neurotic extravert?

Personality traits can make or break us as fishos.Our personalities may determine whether we are invited on fishing trips, whether we win or lose fishing competitions, or even whether our boats break down.Psychologists have identified what they call the “Big … Continue reading

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