Old Fish Tales

My First Marlin
My First Marlin

It was the summer of 1975. I was working as a mate on the head boat Katie D. The inaugural small boat marlin tournament was scheduled in August, so I decided to enter.

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Doriel II
Doriel II

The Doriel II was a 19' Barcone Center Console that I bought new in 1972. It was named after my mother Doris, (Do), my sister Robin,(ri), and my girlfriend, latter to be wife Ellen, (el).

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My First Marlin
My First Marlin

It was the summer of 1975. I was working as a mate on the head boat Katie D. The inaugural small boat marlin tournament was scheduled in August, so I decided to enter.

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