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Quotable Quote Caught Vs. Bought Fish

This article first appeared in issue 17, and was written by BRUCE WILSON.

When I was a young man, if I had been caught out buying fish, it would have embarrassed me so much I wouldn't have been able to show my face. Brought up the way I was-on Alligator between Eli and Gosser Ridge, so far out there weren't any fishing seasons and going to Russell Springs twice in one month was extravagant-we always caught our own fish. Buying fish was trifling. -BRUCE WILSON, who browns 'em cooked bone-in, and holds with picking the bones clean.

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