Who is the intended audience of "The Incomplete Angler"?

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It goes without saying that this short story would appeal to those who enjoy fishing. To be more specific, it is likely to appeal to the type of fisher who doesn't always make a catch but always goes back to try again because they enjoy the sport, even if they are by no means an expert.

It could also strike a chord in the hearts of those who enjoy getting out into the great outdoors and taking part in activities like camping and canoeing.

Over and above this, this story will have resonance with anyone who has ever taken a trip into the wilderness with a friend or family member.

The story provides an abundance of specific concrete detail and would thus be appreciated by readers who enjoy having stories and situations painted for them in vivid strokes.

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There a number of folks who may be the intended readers of the short story "The Incomplete Angler." Examples of possible intended readers could be those who enjoy outdoor sporting (particularly fly fishing) those who appreciate reflection on one's childhood, those who relate to stories about father/son relationships and how that shifts from childhood to adulthood, and those who have the money to consistently participate in fly fishing, which is a rather expensive fishing hobby in comparison to other ways of fishing. The story could certainly appeal to an audience who grew up spending time with their fathers in outdoor settings, and who have nostalgia for that relationship and the activities. In the story, the main character must rediscover his skill with fishing. This can be seen as the struggles many experience in flowing from childhood into adulthood and attempting to hold onto/rekindle childhood innocence.

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