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  • Tweed Roosevelt
    TR was not much of a recreational fisherman. Mostly during his adult years he only fished for food. One exception was a 1917 devil fishing (manta ray)
    Message 1 of 2 , May 9, 2000
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      TR was not much of a recreational fisherman. Mostly during his adult years
      he only fished for food. One exception was a 1917 devil fishing (manta
      ray) fishing trip he took off the coast of Florida. As a child, he did do
      some fly fishing (for example, see his diary entry dated August 7th. 1871
      when he was 12 published in his Diaries of Boyhood and Youth, "In the
      afternoon we flyfished for trout and caugt - two nunnows."). I do not know
      what kind of pole he used, but I would guess it was one he made on the
      spot. References: Paul Schullery, "Theodore Roosevelt as an Angler", The
      American Fly Fisher, Summer 1982, pp. 20-26 and Bill Mares, *Fishing with
      the Presidents, An Anecdotal History*, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pa,
      1999.

      At 09:07 PM 5/9/2000 +0000, you wrote:
      >my mother is writing a book and as a mothers day present she asked me
      >if i would find out if teddy roosevelt fly fished, and if so, did he
      >use a bamboo rod, if not what type of rod did he use??? thank u!!!
      >if someone could answer any of these qeustions for me i woul
      >appreciate it!!!!! thanks
      >
      >
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