Long-Time Miami Fishing Writer Jim Hardie Dies

From reeling in what were probably Biscayne Bay’s first fly-caught bonefish and tarpon to a landing a 690-pound giant bluefin tuna at Canada’s Prince Edward Island in 1970, Jim Hardie lived the life he wrote about. And if you lived in Florida in the seventies, eighties or nineties and read about fishing, you read what Jim Hardie wrote. Hardie was found dead of natural causes in his home yesterday.

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