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Game on! Fishing should be an Olympic sport

Should fishing be an Olympic sport? Kurt Snibbe says yes. What's your vote?

Updated: August 15, 2008, 5:35 PM ET
By Kurt Snibbe | Special to Page 2

Editor's note: Throughout the Olympics, Page 2 writers will argue the merits of including various sports in the Games.

The time has come for fishing to be an Olympic sport. Not your average bass-fishing derby you might see on ESPN, but a fishing pentathlon held over five days to test a fisherman's all-around abilities. Here's my proposal: Individual anglers representing their nations will compete in the following disciplines: bass fishing, freshwater fly fishing, deep sea fishing (for big ...

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