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Fishing remains a top pastime in the US

In 2017, more than 49 million Americans from across the country took to the nation’s waterways to enjoy recreational fishing. People shed from shorelines, boats and riverbanks. Some kept their catch. Others released. But, they were all unified by the simple joy of fishing.

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Salmon fishing on the River Dee

The River Dee is another of Scotland’s “big four” salmon rivers and has an excellent reputation for producing hard fighting Scottish salmon. The river is probably most famous for its large runs of spring salmon, although encouragingly, there have also been good numbers of fish caught during the summer months, in recent years. The Dee rises high up in the Cairngorm Mountain range and flows through magnificent Royal Deeside, close to the towns of Braemar, Aboyne and Banchory, towards the City of Aberdeen, where it finally meets the sea. In total the river is around eighty miles in length. The Dee is a very rocky, fast flowing river with crystal clear water and is similar in size to the River...

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