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Bike Fishing in Amsterdam's Canals

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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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