These tall tale postcards, made by Alfred Stanley Johnson Jr. and William H. Martin. The hilariously exaggerated scenes of fishermen with their absurd catches were
before WWI, but they aren't extinct yet. extremely popular A Bull-head Worth Catching, 1909 Catfish Caught in Beaver Pond
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Over 50% off from the original list price! "Best Android Tablet Around" - Gizmodo Trade-in and get $350 instant credit Landing a pike in Attica, Wisconsin, c. 1910 There are some fish around here Wow, what a catch!, 1910
(via Retronaut ) Great sport fishing here, 1910 It Takes Real Fishermen to Land These Bringing Home One Of Our Big Fish A Pair of Hungry Pike, 1911
(via Franklin County Kansas Historical Portal ) A good opening I finally got him, 1910
(via Franklin County Kansas Historical Portal ) I landed him myself
(via Don Harrison – The UpNorth Memories ) Nip+Tuck with a bass, 1911 A carload of fish The First One I Caught
(via Retronaut ) We Both "Speared" One
(via Donald Harrison – UpNorth Memories ) Swallowed the Pole and all Catfish We use big bait here
(via Retronaut ) The way we catch them here Riding a fish, c. 1915
(via Donald Harrison – UpNorth Memories ) Saw a fair-sized trout here today, printed before 1976 _______ The photos are from Acidcow , except when noted otherwise.