German Fishing Contest Cannot Exclude Women

A centuries-old, all-male fishing contest must allow women to participate, a German court ruled on Wednesday.

Every year in the Bavarian town of Memmingen, hundreds of men jump into the town stream to try and catch a trout before the water is drained in order to clean the canal. The man who catches the biggest trout is declared the Fisher King.

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