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Bike Fishing in Amsterdam's Canals

Amsterdam’s canals are famous the world over. And so is the city’s massive propensity for bicycle travel.  Put the two of those together, and you get a very strange result: Bicycle Fishing.

Every year, up to 15,000 bicycles are fished out of the canals by special dredge boats equipped with a ‘fishing crane’ to scoop them out. Dan Riskin is about to do some bike fishing!

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