122 entries in Cards / Principles / Fishing
  
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Unknown To tell what Card you think on in the whole Pack. probability and rudimental form of fishing Breslaw's Last Legacy 63
S. W. Erdnase A Mind-Reading Trick one out of four, "did you see your card already" and fishing The Expert at the Card Table 194
Laurie Ireland Thought Reading Extraordinary spectator cuts to any card, performer reads mind from distance, estimation & memorized deck Ireland Writes a Book 18
Theodore Annemann Another Sympathetic Mystery two decks, spectator selects card from one, performer finds duplicate in other deck, stacked, estimation, fishingRelated to Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 214
William Larsen Count Down Detection partial stack and fishing Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 242
Sidney Margulies One in Fifty-Two working range down to 6-7 possible cards, then fishing The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 29) 189
Ralph W. Hull By Elimination OOSOOM forerunner, using a psychological fishing without asking questions Greater Magic 344
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream four banks of twelve cards, fishingRelated to Greater Magic 346
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream twelve cards repeated four times, fishing & multiple out for divinationRelated toVariations The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 43) 298
Roger Barkann, Audley Walsh Magician's Nightmare first impossible card location and then another card is spelled out from the spectator's pocket, four times thirteen Koran deck (Audley Walsh idea), clever fishing methodRelated to
  • missing lines on p. 44
The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 10) 37
Edward Marlo Overhearing the Spectator use of this psychological ruse Future Reverse 4
Audley Walsh The Magician's Dream My Best 119
Charles T. Jordan A New Card Discovery key above and below selection and riffle shuffle, added in 1947 reprint (instead of "Just a Square of Paper") The Four Full Hands (Issue Four Full Hands of Down to the Minute Magical Effects) 38
James Auer, Edward Marlo Card Telepathy de Luxe card divination, impromptu version by Ed Marlo Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1950) 23
Edward Marlo 21 Card Trick Streamlined The Cardician 134
Edward Marlo Fishing Related to The Cardician 133
Edward Marlo Direct Statement Fishing The Cardician 137
Paul Marcus Across the Void two cards are divined by medium over the phone, two deck switches Card Tricks 327
Paul Marcus Think of a Card Koran deck with set of eleven, fishing over phone The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 371) 311
Edward Marlo Direct Statement Fishing Rim Shots 15
Gerald Kosky Fishing Notes Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 39
Gerald Kosky Yore Finder two key cards and optional fishing, credit correction on page 65Related to Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 39
Jon Racherbaumer Challenge Location see "Publisher's Note", extremely risky Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 39
Edward Marlo Direct Statement Fishing The Epitome Location 13
Edward Marlo Suit Fishing from "Card Chicanery" 7 Secrets 35
Edward Marlo Direct Statements vs. Interrogation Related to Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 304
Karl Fulves Suppressed Fives another simplification for clocking The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 28
Unknown Suit Interrogation fishing method for suitRelated to The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 17
Karl Fulves Center Deception any chosen card selected when performer does not look is found, using code and confederate The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 14
Karl Fulves The Rundown spectator removes card and performer divines it, basic clocking application The Shamrock Code / The Parallel Principle 25
Unknown Suit Interrogation fishing method for suit Parallel Lines 12
Thomas Alan Waters Trionic three phases
- card is seen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- card is unseen and reversed in the deck, card is revealed
- prediction of a selected card
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Trionic) 71
Roger Crosthwaite Think-a-Card shuffled deck, wording and eye movement The Commercial Card Magic of Roger Crosthwaite 3
Gene Grant Super Mental Deck Al Koran Deck meets Svengali Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 26
Gene Grant Card Challenge card divination with Al Mann's Isomeric CardsInspired by Phantini's Incredible Mental Secrets Volume Two 30
Unknown Suit Fishing Card Counting 13
Michael Weber "... Just an Old Premonition" copy of 52 cards with one reversed, freely thought-of card is missing Something for Everyone 12
Sam Schwartz Incredi Card lucky card from Astrology book is divinedRelated to Astrology - The Hidden Force 43
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves Related to Astrology - The Hidden Force 45
Karl Fulves Jo-Anagrams using anagram principle in divination of mental effect in which one of four girls on postcards is divined or a playing card Astrology - The Hidden Force 52
Karl Fulves Suit Fishing More Self-Working Card Tricks 80
Gene Grant, Sam Schwartz Psychorama No. 80, one of five cards thought of, single-no fishingRelated toVariations More Self-Working Card Tricks 121
Thomas Alan Waters Carousell three card divination, with clocking version, see Max Maven reference for credit informationRelated to
  • "Roundabout" (Max Maven, Kayfabe DVD Set, 2017)
Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 701
Thomas Alan Waters Cutout two cardsRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Fynys) 743
Jack Yates Monty three spectators exchange three cards, performer reveals which spectator has which card, mental monte Clue and other Mysteries 1
Ron Wilson Just Look at a Card thought card from face up ribbon spread is divined The Uncanny Scot, Ron Wilson 69
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker handRelated toVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 2
Bob Farmer Special Deck Version same effect, duplicates in deckAlso published here Tsunami 6
Bob Farmer Impromptu Version spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a Royal Flush that contains thought-of cardVariationsAlso published here Tsunami 7
Bob Farmer, Howard Lyons Five Card Versions "One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no)
VariationsAlso published here Tsunami 12
Bob Farmer Finesse further ideas
1. Koran 101 Strategy
2. Character of Questions
3. Five Piles
4. Overcon (ten-card stack for majority fishing with two nos)
5. Credits (for one-no fishing)
Related toAlso published here Tsunami 17
Dai Vernon Fishing Subtlety The Vernon Chronicles - Volume 2 16
Juan Tamariz Miraculous Adivination two versions, as divination or location, Al Koran Deck The Magic Way 61
Simon Aronson No No's Fishing fishing concept when fishing for two cards simultaneously The Aronson Approach 126
Bob King Direct Thought spectator thinks of any number card in cut-off pile and removes as many cards, without faroRelated toVariations More Magician Foolers 16
Simon Aronson Simon-Eyes two cards thought of with counting procedure, both cards divined with "No No's Fishing"
- Reality
- The Problem
- No No's Fishing
- The Simon-Eyes Arrangement
- The Selection Procedure
- Fishing in the Simon-Eyes Pack
- Fishing for the Values
- Fishing for the Suits
- The Faro Restacking Simon-Eyes Pack
Related toVariations The Aronson Approach 123
John Bannon "Double No" Fishing Binary-Majority Sort in Bob Farmer's terminology Smoke and Mirrors 54
John Bannon Alternate Fishing Systems commentary Smoke and Mirrors 58
John Bannon Outer Limits spectator cuts off half the deck and thinks of any number card, fishingRelated to Smoke and Mirrors 51
Bob Farmer Overcon two cards thought of from fanned deck and then divined New Sorcerer (Vol. 1, No. 2) 19
Sam Schwartz Thought Process one of thirteen cards thought of, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key card, see also p. 47Inspired by
  • "Contemplation" (Interim Report)
Related toVariations
Rigmarole (Issue 2) 21
Sam Schwartz Innermost Thought same trick, using thirteen specific cards to optimize multiple outs, also as phone effectInspired by Rigmarole (Issue 2) 22
Karl Fulves Poker Vision "A mindreading trick with casino cards"
card thought of from a packet of fifteen cards with five different casino backs (rainbow) is divined, single-no fishing
Inspired byRelated to The Fine Print (Issue 1) 12
Karl Fulves Cheat Deck card thought (one person suit, another value), stacked and five cards corner shorted Blocking Off 47
James Swain Real Mindreading freely thought-of card found with fishing procedure (Tsunami)Inspired by Miracles with Cards 68
James Swain Annemann's Miracle three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with holeInspired byAlso published here Miracles with Cards 164
Justin Higham Super Clairvoyant Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20, No. 1) 2741
Karl Fulves Fishing Day For Any Date 37
Chris Carter Mental Prediction shuffled deck, from thirteen cards a spectator choses best possible poker hand, performer divines it and had predicted it too L.I.N.T. - Pocket Stuff for Close-Up Magicians 51
Frederick Braue Braue Nikola Fish estimation and fishing The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 8) 16
Karl Fulves Dream Sequence only eighteen duplicates in deck, more unusual selection process to arrive at a card in the fishing sequenceInspired by The Fine Print (Issue 5) 103
Jas Jakutsch Varius Multiplex Multiformis multiple cards divination, belly strippers Completely Mental - Vol. 3 12
Unknown Location Using Outs with a technical solution to replace fishing Card College - Volume 4 880
Chuck Smith Let's Fish free from a third of the deck Tools Of The Trade 59
Steve Bedwell Stacked Thoughts three selections divined, one found with "think stop" procedure when cards are spread in front of spectator's eyes Thick Schtick! 22
Justin Higham Note on "Fishing" on making statements The Simulation of Miracles 17
Karl Fulves Contemplation No. 33, one of thirteen card packet thought-of, spelling procedure for spectator My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 70
Harry Lorayne Mental Vibrations spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no), with lead-in effectInspired by Personal Collection 129
Harry Lorayne Location Divide one suit every fourth card, one card moved and located Personal Collection 587
Karl Fulves Ask Him card chosen from 5-card packet divined Hofzinser Notebook 35
Jack Birnman Fishing Idea brief Dear Mr. Fantasy 53
Edward Marlo Fishing Sequence Related to Enchantments 442
Karl Fulves Either-Or how binary principles are used in fishing and codingRelated to Combo II 8
Edward Marlo Direct Statement Fishing Best of Friends - Volume III 460
Denis Behr No-Question Fishing getting red-black information Handcrafted Card Magic 87
Christoph Borer Challenge Peek three cards are divined, half Al Koran deck Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 37
Bob Farmer The Bammo Dekronomicon thought-of card appears at thought-of number The Bammo Dekronomicon 1
Bob Farmer Equivoquad card cut to by spectator, number named, card is at that number The Bammo Dekronomicon 8
Bob Farmer Credits - Inspirations
- Background
- Banked Decks
- Fishing
- Pals
The Bammo Dekronomicon 11
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) II. Tricks, Principles And Applications (continued): 11. "One No" Moe one of four, deep sea fishing sequence, spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards and thinks of a red card therein Penumbra (Issue 11) 2
Ronald A. Wohl (Ravelli) 12. The Seven Steps to Morris Plains one of six, fishing sequence, spectator shuffles and cuts off some cards and thinks of a red card therein Penumbra (Issue 11) 2
James Swain Shush three cards removed, performer divines them fairly, peek case with holeInspired byAlso published here Ten Card Mysteries Anneman Would Have Loved 41
Steve Beam Hooked with fishing sequence for six to eight cardsRelated to Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 89
Steve Beam Filleted and Fried spectator finds performers selection and the other way around Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 8 91
Patrick Page The Probe bunch of card is selected, one card is thought of and divined Magic Page by Page 90
Alberto de Figueiredo 1 + 4 four cards Magia Demente 125
Joseph Barry Reverie (almost) any card thought of, divined immediately Reverie 14
Helder Guimarães The Art of Premonition number up to ten named and card chosen using it, card is only one missing from deck and found in prediction envelope with number on backInspired by
  • "Silent Running" (Ben Harris)
The Veriloquent 5
Helder Guimarães Sort of a Miracle one of twenty-six, siamesa The Veriloquent 53
John Hostler The Klutzy Mentalist deck sprung on floor, perhaps accidentally, spectator thinks of a face-up card and this can be divined Magnum Opossum 76
John Hostler Cryptical Envelopment card thought-of from fan is divined, then is shown to be missing from deck and inside tabled envelopeRelated to Magnum Opossum 134
Paul Vigil, "Senator" Clark Crandall Vigil's Pump Sequence The Doors of Deception 206
Paul Vigil Unwilling Participants how to handle them during fishing sequences The Doors of Deception 220
Paul Vigil A History of Influences: From the Bank to the Pump credit information The Doors of Deception 222
Unknown Suit Fishing Black Tears 9
Ross Taylor, Charlie Ordania One for the Boys #1 out-of-hand selection procedure with shuffling, spectator cuts and looks at card in packet, riskyRelated to Operandi (Issue 3) 8
Bob Farmer Stacked Deck Version spectator thinks of a card from half the deck, performer makes some statements and bets money, then five cards are put on table, spectator's card is among them and the other cards complete a good poker handAlso published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 67
Bob Farmer Special Deck Version same effect, duplicates in deckAlso published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 71
Bob Farmer Impromptu Version spectator shuffles deck and think of the highest of five random cards, performer places poker hand on table, it is a Royal Flush that contains thought-of cardAlso published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 72
Bob Farmer, Howard Lyons Five Card Versions "One No Is Once Enough Is Not Enough"
spectator thinks of one of five cards, majority fishing (one no)
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 79
Bob Farmer Finesse further ideas
1. Banked Deck Strategy
2. Character of Questions
3. Five Piles
4. Overcon (ten-card stack for majority fishing with two nos)
5. Credits (for one-no fishing)
Also published here The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 85
Bob Farmer Sue? Not Me! highest one of five random cards thought of, divinedInspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox 89
Bob Farmer A Card that Lies, a Deck that Tells the Truth OOSOOM typeVariations The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 92
Bob Farmer Majority Fishing credit informationRelated to The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 91
Michael Weber The Cards Don't Lie "Mike Weber Variation"Inspired by The Bammo Tarodiction Toolbox () 98
Bob Farmer The Ten-Card Inquisition thoughts on fishing from ten cards
- Part One: Binary vs Majority
- Part Two: Fishing for the Card
-- The System
-- The Cue Card
-- The Wording
-- When You're Wrong
-- Mnemonic
- Part Three: Three Thought Cards
Related to The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 9
Bob Farmer Inquisition Enigmatico card thought of, ten different cards repeated The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 16
Bob Farmer Pentacle Force applied to three people that are asked to think of a high, low and middle valued card The Bammo Gaffus Maximus 17
Harry Lorayne Fishing Expedition shuffled deck cut into three piles, spectator remembers top card while the performer does not look, found JawDroppers! Two 234
Bob Farmer The Bammo Brain Bamboozler two spectators think of a red and a black card, both cards vanish and are removed from the pocket before they are named, using version of John Kennedy's "Mind Power Deck"Inspired by
  • "The Divine and Conquer Deck" (Leo Reed)
The Bammo Brain Bamboozler 1
Johnny Thompson, Millard Lichter The Pump Deck three spectators think of card in fan, all divinedInspired by The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 171
Johnny Thompson With an Ordinary Deck three cards thought of from incomplete faro condition, divined The Magic of Johnny Thompson (Issue 2) 175