Based on a lost manuscript, Zane Grey's Tales of the Gladiator is now available as a limited-edition book
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Zane Grey was meticulous in the care of his fishing tackle and its organization.
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Zane's brother R.C. Grey congratulates him on his world-record swordfish, caught June 29, 1926.
In addition to his angling skills, Zane Grey was an accomplished photographer.
"The line came taught. I felt the great weight and jerked as hard as I could."
Zane Grey relives memories of a recent battle as he admires the sword of his vanquished adversary.
Zane Grey with his world-record 758-pound bluefin tuna, caught in Nova Scotia, 1924.
Most remember Zane Grey for his Western novels—Riders of the Purple Sage in particular.
The Gladiator returning to Avalon, California, with a swordfish onboard as indicated by the large flag.
From around 1910 to 1924, Zane Grey could be found at the Long Key Fishing Club in the Florida Keys, fishing for tarpon, permit, and bonefish in the winter months.
Zane Grey's big-game fishing experience led to many innovations in tackle.
Zane Grey at work in his study in Avalon, California.
Zane Grey and his world-record 582-pound swordfish.