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World’s Oldest Fish Hooks Discovered
By rowdyrob


On a small island between Japan and Taiwan is where researchers have discovered what is thought to be world’s oldest fishhooks.  The hooks are 23,000 years old and were found in a cave on Okinawa Island.  The hooks were used to catch eels and parrotfish and were made out of sea snail shells.  Prior fish hooks found in New Guinea were dated back 16,000 years.

The real question is: Do you think you are a good enough angler to catch anything with these hooks!?

Read the full Field and Stream article here. 

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