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Gone Fishing: Fishing-Themed tales in Old Time Radio

Grab your reel and bait your hook, because it's time to go fishing with some of the most hilarious fishing shows on old time radio!

48 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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17 Audio CDs


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"The Fisherman's Clue"



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Comedy, Drama and Mystery Fishing-Theme Shows (1940s and 1950s)

Grab your reel and bait your hook, because it's time to go fishing with some of the most hilarious fishing shows on old time radio. Join Fibber McGee
Mario Lanza demonstrates his prize rod
when he takes a two week fishing trip without Molly, and Duffy as he goes fishing with John Garfield. All sorts of antics abound, whether its tangled fishing tackle, problems with fishing licenses, or gigantic fish that just won't behave! Included also in this fishing show collection are a few fishing-theme dramas, murders and mysteries.

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So pack your stink bait, dawn your waiters and hang out that weather-beaten sign to let them all know that you have joined Fibber McGee, the Great Gildersleeve, and the rest of them who have "Gone Fishing.

See also: Sharks in Old Time Radio

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    48 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 17 hours, 37 min
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      48 shows - total playtime 17 hours 37 minutes
      1. 390601 Gone Fishing.mp3
      2. 400411 Baby Fish Story.mp3
      3. 5 Minute Mysteries (124) The Fisherman'S Clue.mp3
      4. 540215 Will Open Farm Raise Fishing Worms.mp3
      5. 540216 Everyone Uses Worm Breeding Stock For Bait.mp3
      6. 540217 Go Fishing For Moby Dick.mp3
      7. Bs 410410 Trout Fishing.mp3
      8. Ca More Then One Way To Catch A Fish.mp3
      9. Cbs Radio Mystery Theater The Biggest Fish In The World.mp3
      10. Colgate 340924 Fishing Story.mp3
      11. Duffy 450427 Fish And Fantasy With John Garfield.mp3
      12. Escape 540610 Benchilina And The Fisherman.mp3
      13. Bickersons 470330 016 John'S New Fishing Pole.mp3
      14. Couple Next Door 580707 (136) Fish Problems.mp3
      15. Couple Nextdoor 600701653 weekendfishingtrip.mp3
      16. Couple Nextdoor 600704654 thetwopoundmusky.mp3
      17. Couple Nextdoor 600705655 mrpipersfishingfame.mp3
      18. Fishing Trip Ends In Murder.mp3
      19. Fishing Trip.mp3
      20. Fishing With A Worm Perry Blb 64kb.mp3
      21. Fishingangle.mp3
      22. Fishingforancestors.mp3
      23. Fly Fishing Show 060315 V1.mp3
      24. Fm440523 Old Muley Fishing Licenses.mp3
      25. Fm460611 Two Week Fishing Trip Without Molly.mp3
      26. Fm480511 Fishing Season Opens.mp3
      27. Fm490927 The Fish Dinner.mp3
      28. Fm500502 The Fishing Trip.mp3
      29. Fm510605 New Fish Bait.mp3
      30. Fm530630 Fishing Trip.mp3
      31. Great Gildersleeve 500517 Fishing Trip To Grass Lake.mp3
      32. Great Gildersleeve 520709 Fishing With Miss Mckinley.mp3
      33. Have Gun Will Travel My Son Must Die.mp3
      34. Ice Fishing In January.mp3
      35. Kayakfishing 09062005 Small.mp3
      36. La 420605 Party And Fishing Trip.mp3
      37. Lifeofriley 440604 (021) Fish Story.mp3
      38. Mel Blanc 461008 Thefishingrod.mp3
      39. Ripley'S Believe It Or Not (044) Fish Story.mp3
      40. Shadfish.mp3
      41. So Proudly We Hail 541010 Fisherman'S Luck.mp3
      42. Story Lady 030 The Fisherman And His Wife.mp3
      43. This Is Your Fbi 510907 The Curious Fisherman.mp3
      44. Twentyfathomsunderthesea.mp3
      45. Wor Fishing Tackle.mp3
      46. Wor Tarpon Fishing.mp3
      47. Yankee Yarns 451012 Fishing Boat Sunk.mp3
      48. YTJD 590712 Frantic Fisherman Matter.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    48 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 17 hours, 37 min
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    Click here to see disc contents


      48 shows - total playtime 17 hours 37 minutes
      1. 390601 Gone Fishing.mp3
      2. 400411 Baby Fish Story.mp3
      3. 5 Minute Mysteries (124) The Fisherman'S Clue.mp3
      4. 540215 Will Open Farm Raise Fishing Worms.mp3
      5. 540216 Everyone Uses Worm Breeding Stock For Bait.mp3
      6. 540217 Go Fishing For Moby Dick.mp3
      7. Bs 410410 Trout Fishing.mp3
      8. Ca More Then One Way To Catch A Fish.mp3
      9. Cbs Radio Mystery Theater The Biggest Fish In The World.mp3
      10. Colgate 340924 Fishing Story.mp3
      11. Duffy 450427 Fish And Fantasy With John Garfield.mp3
      12. Escape 540610 Benchilina And The Fisherman.mp3
      13. Bickersons 470330 016 John'S New Fishing Pole.mp3
      14. Couple Next Door 580707 (136) Fish Problems.mp3
      15. Couple Nextdoor 600701653 weekendfishingtrip.mp3
      16. Couple Nextdoor 600704654 thetwopoundmusky.mp3
      17. Couple Nextdoor 600705655 mrpipersfishingfame.mp3
      18. Fishing Trip Ends In Murder.mp3
      19. Fishing Trip.mp3
      20. Fishing With A Worm Perry Blb 64kb.mp3
      21. Fishingangle.mp3
      22. Fishingforancestors.mp3
      23. Fly Fishing Show 060315 V1.mp3
      24. Fm440523 Old Muley Fishing Licenses.mp3
      25. Fm460611 Two Week Fishing Trip Without Molly.mp3
      26. Fm480511 Fishing Season Opens.mp3
      27. Fm490927 The Fish Dinner.mp3
      28. Fm500502 The Fishing Trip.mp3
      29. Fm510605 New Fish Bait.mp3
      30. Fm530630 Fishing Trip.mp3
      31. Great Gildersleeve 500517 Fishing Trip To Grass Lake.mp3
      32. Great Gildersleeve 520709 Fishing With Miss Mckinley.mp3
      33. Have Gun Will Travel My Son Must Die.mp3
      34. Ice Fishing In January.mp3
      35. Kayakfishing 09062005 Small.mp3
      36. La 420605 Party And Fishing Trip.mp3
      37. Lifeofriley 440604 (021) Fish Story.mp3
      38. Mel Blanc 461008 Thefishingrod.mp3
      39. Ripley'S Believe It Or Not (044) Fish Story.mp3
      40. Shadfish.mp3
      41. So Proudly We Hail 541010 Fisherman'S Luck.mp3
      42. Story Lady 030 The Fisherman And His Wife.mp3
      43. This Is Your Fbi 510907 The Curious Fisherman.mp3
      44. Twentyfathomsunderthesea.mp3
      45. Wor Fishing Tackle.mp3
      46. Wor Tarpon Fishing.mp3
      47. Yankee Yarns 451012 Fishing Boat Sunk.mp3
      48. YTJD 590712 Frantic Fisherman Matter.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    48 recordings on 17 Audio CDs
    total playtime 16 hours, 16 min

    Disc A001

    1. 5 Minute Mysteries (124) The Fisherman'S Clue
    2. Ca More Then One Way To Catch A Fish
    3. Cbs Radio Mystery Theater The Biggest Fish In The World

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    Disc A002

    1. Fishing Trip Ends In Murder
    2. Fishing Trip

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    Disc A003

    1. Fishing With A Worm Perry Blb 64kb
    2. Fishingangle
    3. Fishingforancestors

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    Disc A004

    1. Have Gun Will Travel My Son Must Die
    2. Ice Fishing In January
    3. Ripley'S Believe It Or Not (044) Fish Story
    4. Shadfish
    5. Story Lady 030 The Fisherman And His Wife

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    Disc A005

    1. Twentyfathomsunderthesea

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    Disc A006

    1. Wor Fishing Tackle

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    Disc A007

    1. Wor Tarpon Fishing
    2. Kayakfishing 09062005 Small

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    Disc A008

    1. Colgate 340924 Fishing Story
    2. 390601 Gone Fishing
    3. 400411 Baby Fish Story
    4. Bs 410410 Trout Fishing
    5. La 420605 Party And Fishing Trip

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    Disc A009

    1. Fm440523 Old Muley Fishing Licenses
    2. Lifeofriley 440604 (021) Fish Story
    3. Duffy 450427 Fish And Fantasy With John Garfield

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    Disc A010

    1. Yankee Yarns 451012 Fishing Boat Sunk
    2. Fm460611 Two Week Fishing Trip Without Molly
    3. Mel Blanc 461008 Thefishingrod

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    Disc A011

    1. Bickersons 470330 016 John'S New Fishing Pole
    2. Fm480511 Fishing Season Opens

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    Disc A012

    1. Fm490927 The Fish Dinner
    2. Fm500502 The Fishing Trip

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    Disc A013

    1. Great Gildersleeve 500517 Fishing Trip To Grass Lake
    2. Fm510605 New Fish Bait

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    Disc A014

    1. This Is Your Fbi 510907 The Curious Fisherman
    2. Great Gildersleeve 520709 Fishing With Miss Mckinley

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    Disc A015

    1. Fm530630 Fishing Trip
    2. 540215 Will Open Farm Raise Fishing Worms
    3. 540216 Everyone Uses Worm Breeding Stock For Bait
    4. 540217 Go Fishing For Moby Dick

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    Disc A016

    1. Escape 540610 Benchilina And The Fisherman
    2. So Proudly We Hail 541010 Fisherman'S Luck

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    Disc A017

    1. Couple Next Door 580707 (136) Fish Problems
    2. YTJD 590712 Frantic Fisherman Matter
    3. Couple Nextdoor 600701653 weekendfishingtrip
    4. Couple Nextdoor 600704654 thetwopoundmusky
    5. Couple Nextdoor 600705655 mrpipersfishingfame

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