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Fanny Krieger of San Francisco probably has more fly-fishing tales in her repertoire than Ernest Hemingway.

Krieger, in her late 70s, helped found the Golden West Women Flyfishers -- a group that spawned more than 40 other clubs across the country.

Her biggest catch, she says, was a 30-pound brown trout bagged in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, in 2001. She struggled for 30 minutes to win that battle. Read full article »

LifeWire provides original and syndicated lifestyle content to Web publishers. Linda K. Harris is a freelance writer and former lifestyle editor for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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