Nick Theodorou (12) holds up the spottie which won him second place in Wellington’s 1990 Under-14 Longest Spottie contest. He also holds a big snapper caught by another lucky angler. Children are often introduced to recreational fishing by catching easy species such as spotties, before moving on to more challenging fish.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: NZ/Recreation/Fishing 1990 (3)
Photograph by Melanie Burford
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.
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