Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Outdoor Writer Jim Hardie dead at age 75

Miami Herald outdoor columnist Jim Hardie was found dead of natural causes in his home on Monday. Mr. Hardie wrote about fishing for almost 50 years and has ties to North Carolina.

James John Hardie III grew up on a farm in Winston-Salem, N.C., where he developed a lifelong love of hunting, fishing and the outdoors. While a student at University of North Carolina, he wrote freelance outdoors articles, and later was hired as sports editor of The Wilmington (N.C.) Star-News.

Here is a link to the entire article from the Miami Herald's website.

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