Catching Fish and the Mind and Body of Old Anglers by Ned Kehde

This is an article written by Ned Kehde and post on the In-Fisherman blog.  At the end I supplied a series of exercises to help with posture:

It was recently reported that there are more adult diapers than baby diapers sold in Japan. The populations are aging in all of the developed countries across the world. Because of low birth rates and much older populations in developed countries, demographers note that the annual number of births barely exceeds deaths. By 2025, it is expected that deaths will exceed births in the developed countries.

Ultimately, as the old and very old make up the fastest growing segment of the populations in the developed countries, the effects on the tackle industry and other facets of the angling world could be profound in the United States and Canada.

The aging phenomenon has been a matter of interest for some sociologists, psychologists and economists for a number of years. For instance back in the 1980s, some academicians began exploring a theory that they called successful ageing, which consists of three components: “low probability of disease or disability, high cognitive and physical function capacity, and active engagement with life.”

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