How Cigarette Butt Fishing Isn’t as Bad as You Think
Ask the Doctor” where readers ask questions of the world renounced general practitioner Dr. Charles V. Fullerton
Dear Doctor: Do Fish Eat Cigarette Butts. — Gone Fishing
Dear GF: Yes, fish love cigarette butts. Cigarette butt fishing was a boyhood activity. No need for bait. Dad would just puff out a Tareyton Long Light (100mm. long, but only 9mg of tar) hook the butt like a worm, and we were in business. Charcoal improved the flavor instead of removing it, and fish could get enough.
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