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    A NEW CENTRE FOR GAME FISHING HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AT THE ISLAND OF GOREE OFF THE SENEGALESE COAST.

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    A NEW CENTRE FOR GAME FISHING HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AT THE ISLAND OF GOREE OFF THE SENEGALESE COAST. THE WATERS AROUND THE ISLAND OFFER FISHERMEN SPECTACULAR CATCHES AND GOOD SPORT.

    THE SENEGALESE GOVERNMENT IS PROMOTING TOURISM TO THE AREA, AND RECENTLY SOME OF EUROPE'S TOP AMATEUR GAME FISHERMEN TOOK PART IN AN INTERNATIONAL CONTEST.

    AMONG THE GUESTS WHO TOOK PART IN THE CONTEST WAS PRINCE BAUDOUIN DE LIGNE OF BELGIUM, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF FISHING, AND FISHERMEN FROM FRANCE, BELGIUM, WEST GERMANY AND DENMARK. THE FISHING PARTIES ALSO INCLUDED JOURNALIST FROM SPORTING AND FISHING MAGAZINES.

    TOW SEA-GOING FISHING BOATS CARRY FISHERMEN TO THE FISHING GROUNDS SELECTED BY KNOWLEDGEABLE ISLANDERS SEVERAL MILES FROM THE ISLAND. SOON FOUR BOATS WILL BE IN USE.

    THE FISHING CENTRE AT GOREE WAS OPENED ON JANUARY 1 BY THE SENEGALESE MINISTER OF TOURISM, MR. ABDOULAYE FOFANA.

    AMONG THE FISH EASILY AVAILABLE FROM THE ISLAND ARE WHITE AND YELLOW FINNED YELLOW JACK, MEDITERRANEAN TUNNY, STRIPED TUNNY AND MACKEREL.

    DURING THE INITIAL INTERNATIONAL FISHING CONTEST SEVERAL HUNDRED POUNDS WEIGHT OF FISH WAS LANDED, INCLUDING SOME INDIVIDUAL FISH WELL OVER FIFTY POUNDS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4OR20SINI2F295UH5NPXPYF8X
    Media URN:
    VLVA4OR20SINI2F295UH5NPXPYF8X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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