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  • A mile down the river the dam is calling - the tumbled waters are swirling and eddying and foaming over the deep places where the black-bass wait - and old Shoemaker Schmidt, patriarch of the river, is there this very minute, unwinding his pole, for well he knows that if one cares to brave the weather he will catch the largest and finest and most bass when the rain is falling on the river.

    The Long Ago

  • Sunday-school picnics - or, maybe just stay at the in-town dam near the flour mills and the saw-mills where old Shoemaker Schmidt used to catch so many big ones - fat, yellow pike and broad black-bass.

    The Long Ago

  • Well, Perce comes back here for the black-bass fishing almost every summer, and he says if he could get away from business, he'd rather live here than in Boston or New York or any of those places.

    Main Street

  • Near by are displayed the exploitation of a lure for black-bass, strangely perforated (a man's reason hung on those pin-pricks), and a scrawled legend which seems to spell "Mercy" (two men's lives were sacrificed to that); while below them, set in somber black, is the funeral notice of a dog worth a million dollars; facing the call for a trombone-player which made a mayor, and the mathematical formula which saved a governor.

    Average Jones

  • There is swimming, rowing, and excellent black-bass fishing in the larger lakes.

    The Book of the National Parks

  • I have caught the barba and the gamer yellow fish in the Vaal river, taken muskelunge and black-bass in Canada, thrown a fly over _guapote_ and _cavallo_ in

    Victorian Short Stories: Stories of Courtship

  • Well, Perce comes back here for the black-bass fishing almost every summer, and he says if he could get away from business, he’d rather live here than in Boston or New York or any of those places.

    Main Street

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