Posts Tagged 'Fisherman'
Ahmed, 17, the son of an octopus fisherman, had put his hand through a window the night before because his parents wouldn’t let him pilot a boat to Lampedusa – an Italian island that lies nearer the African coast than mainland Italy and has attracted a surge in migrant arrivals. “I drive the boat with my dad, so why not?” Ahmed said. “When I am here, I am frustrated, I am angry, I want to […]
The magnet fisherman was hoping to find something interesting when he dropped his line in the Grand River in Michigan on Tuesday, but then he pulled up something explosive. We mean that quite literally — Joseph Alexander fished out an antique mortar grenade. He made the find from the Sixth Street bridge in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is about a half mile from the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Grand Rapids Police […]
I used to go fishing when I was a kid. I once caught a pike and I’m still haunted by the memory of having to batter its head against a rock to kill it. But since then my adult life has been entirely free of angling, and now I mostly just stick to fish fingers. Which is why I decided, rather than brutalise another pike, I would play a bit of The Fisherman: Fishing Planet, […]