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How to Fish is an animated short produced by Walt Disney Productions and first released in 1942. It stars Goofy.

Plot

Like all "How To" Disney shorts, this one opens with a narrator explaining how to fish, with Goofy acting as the visual narrator. This short film does not have a plot; all the facts are jumbled together, with several humorous facts and clips.

There are similarities between this cartoon and "How to Ride a Horse", as both are framed as being presented inside a book of the same name, with the punchline of the short being an animal on the front cover coming to life and having the last laugh.

Voice Cast

  • John McLeish - Narrator

Releases

Television

Home video

Have a Laugh! changes

The following scenes were deleted from the short release due to time constraints:

  • The entire opening with the zodiac sign and Goofy at home; it opens with the shot of the mountain.
  • The description of the mountain trout.
  • Goofy failing to approach a stream quietly and getting his hat eaten by fish.
  • Goofy trying, but failing spectacularly, to cast the lure.

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1930s
Polar Trappers (co-starring Donald Duck) • The Fox Hunt (co-starring Donald Duck) • Goofy and Wilbur
1940s
Goofy's GliderBaggage BusterThe Art of SkiingThe Art of Self DefenseHow to Play BaseballThe Olympic ChampHow to SwimHow to FishEl Gaucho GoofyVictory VehiclesHow to Be a SailorHow to Play GolfHow to Play FootballTiger TroubleAfrican DiaryCaliforny 'er BustHockey HomicideA Knight for a DayDouble DribbleFoul HuntingThey're OffThe Big WashTennis RacquetGoofy GymnasticsBillposters (co-starring Donald Duck) • No Sail (co-starring Donald Duck) • Frank Duck Brings 'em Back Alive (co-starring Donald Duck) • Crazy with the Heat (co-starring Donald Duck)
1950s
How to Ride a HorseMotor ManiaHold That PoseLion DownHome Made HomeCold WarTomorrow We Diet!Get Rich QuickFathers Are PeopleNo SmokingFather's LionHello AlohaMan's Best FriendTwo Gun GoofyTeachers are PeopleTwo Weeks VacationHow to Be a DetectiveFather's Day OffFor Whom the Bulls ToilFather's WeekendHow to DanceHow to Sleep
1960s-Present
AquamaniaSport Goofy in SoccermaniaHow to Hook Up Your Home TheaterThe Art of Vacationing
Educational Shorts
FreewayphobiaGoofy's Freeway Troubles
See Also
Goof TroopA Goofy MovieAn Extremely Goofy Movie
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