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Eel

It is possible to catch eels on the fly. I haven't. Eels are fascinating. They can live to a hundred years and, in New Zealand, can grow to over 50 lbs... in freshwater. Whilst tramping down the Makarora River in NZ, I encountered an eel of an estimated 35 lbs travelling upstream. I gave way. It's best not to push your luck.

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