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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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File this under “things to do on a golf course that don’t involve golf.”  Across Florida, anglers are finding some of the best fishing on those little ponds that golfers try to avoid, even though it isn’t always legal. Many of these tiny ponds contain snook and 30 to 50 lb saltwater tarpon.

We speak with Outside Magazine contributor Dave Jamieson, who says  that “golf course fishing” may point to the future of angling, when people living in densely developed areas could turn to the pond behind the supermarket for a good catch.

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