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Sport Fishing

A Guide to Running Rough Ocean Inlets

Sport FishingSport Fishing - May 14, 2018
I still remember that unsettling advice delivered 35 years ago from our skipper Ed Pitts as he pointed his 25-foot single-outboard HydraSports center console toward the wave-swept inlet to California's Oceanside Harbor. It was my first such experience.  

Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater fishing: Tarpon makes seasonal return to Tampa Bay

The LedgerThe Ledger - May 18, 2018
WHAT'S BITING: The seasonal tarpon bite has picked up in the Tampa Bay area. Good reports are coming in from all over the bay as well as Boca Grande. 1: At Big Pier 60 in Clearwater, it's been a little slow with all the rain, but Spanish mackerel are ...  

Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing: Bluegill bite is plentiful

The LedgerThe Ledger - May 9, 2018
1. Around Lakeland, “Huge bluegill are being caught at Saddle Creek and we're selling lots of crickets. The shellcracker are also good. They're the nice fat ones, with the lumps on their heads,” reports Evan Wieber at Phillips Bait and Tackle (863-666 ...  

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing the Klamath River Basin
Davis Enterprise - May 19, 2018

Hublitz is a 23-year Veteran of the U.S. Air Force and Army who has been fly fishing his entire life. He's been guiding the Klamath Basin going on 15 years as owner and operator of Trophy Troutfitters. He knows where to find the fish, and has the ...  

Fly Tying

A fly-tying flutist's bizarre theft highlights the importance of natural history collections

Science Magazine (blog)Science Magazine (blog) - May 1, 2018
On 23 June 2009, after closing time, Edwin Rist broke a pane of glass at the back of the Natural History Museum at Tring, in Hertfordshire, U.K., and lowered himself into the quiet, darkened building. Within a few hours, he had hauled armfuls of bird ...  


Missouri angler sticks state-record yellow bullhead while bowfishing

KY3KY3 - May 10, 2018
BOLLINGER COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation reports Michael Williams of Wappapello became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he stuck a yellow bullhead on Duck Creek in Bollinger County. The new ...  


The Garmin Descent Mk1 Is Perfect for Spearfishing: Here's Why

GearJunkieGearJunkie - May 16, 2018
And it's a well-liked device among spearfishing circles. Professional spearfisher, Grant Begley commented on the Descent's performance after a recent trip. “With a watch that tracked everything I needed it to, I was able to focus on diving and tracking ...  

Surf Fishing

3 Best Surf Fishing Spots In The Outer Banks

WFMYNews2.comWFMYNews2.com - May 11, 2018
3 Best Surf Fishing Spots In The Outer Banks. There are plenty of special places to fish along the beaches in the Outer Banks. Author: Carrie Hodgin, WFMY News 2 Digital. Published: 11:51 PM EDT May 10, 2018. Updated: 9:58 PM EDT May 11, 2018.  

Boat Fishing

Father vs. son in one-boat fishing tournament

NOLA.comNOLA.com - May 15, 2018
My son Joel and I had a week off of our bass-fishing club, but we still had the itch for competition, so we set off on the Tchefuncte River battling each other, as well as the clock. The prize was slightly less than big-money events like the ...  


WV DNR creates regulations for catfish noodling

Charleston Gazette-MailCharleston Gazette-Mail - May 5, 2018
When noodling, participants are to seek fish only in naturally occurring cavities and naturally occurring habitat. Grabbing fish out of artificial cavities or nest boxes will be illegal. It will also be illegal for participants to create artificial ...  

Snook Fishing

Time for spillway snook

TCPalmTCPalm - May 17, 2018
Will the snook fishing hold up? At the spillways? Yes. At the inlet? Well, that depends. Some experts are already saying there are problems there. For now, fish the spillways for overslot, humpback, gnarly snook. The spillway snook isn't like the inlet ...  

Trout Fishing

Fishing Report: 05/17/2018

Mail TribuneTraverse City Record Eagle - May 17, 2018
Lake trout fishing was good there and off Clinch Park when trolling. Those jigging near the mouth of the Boardman also caught trout. Perch fishing in Bowers Harbor was slow and the fish were small. Northport was also slow but a few decent catches were ...  

Salmon Fishing

Chasing the salmon downstream to get an early fishing season

Idaho StatesmanIdaho Statesman - May 8, 2018
Salmon fishing, successful or not, is pleasure, healthy and spiritual. It also is an act of advocacy. "The salmon runs are a visible symbol of life, death and regeneration, plain for all to see and share . . . ,” wrote Canadian outdoor writer Roderick ...  

Bass Fishing

Okmulgee Lake | Bass Fishing – Part 3 | FOX Sports Outdoors Southwest

FOXSports.comFOXSports.com - May 12, 2018
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister said there was a noticeable edge to starter Cole Hamels when he took the mound on Friday night against the Houston Astros and that he “had that face.” Hamels put his early season woes behind him, ...  

Pike Fishing

Walleye and pike fishing season opens

UpperMichigansSource.comUpperMichigansSource.com - May 15, 2018
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - May 15 is opening day for pike and walleye fishing in Michigan, and while many are excited to get started, there are some things they should be aware of. First and foremost is safety on the water. “Have a plan to bring your ...  

Catfish Fishing

Weekly DNR Fishing Report

KIWARadio.comKIWARadio.com - May 3, 2018
Public docks are in on the north end. Channel Catfish – Good: Ice out brings excellent channel catfish fishing as catfish go on a feeding frenzy and provide superb early “pole bending ” action. Black Crappie – Fair: Anglers report catching fish from ...  

Walleye Fishing

Fishing Report for May 11: Western Lake Erie walleye fishing ...

cleveland.comcleveland.com - May 11, 2018
Check here for D'Arcy Egan's Fishing Report for Lake Erie and northern Ohio's inland lakes, rivers and streams.  

Tuna Fishing

On the high seas, modern fisherman hauls in the catches
Shine News (press release) - May 19, 2018

Tuna-fishing vessels from the Chinese mainland, which use nets called seines to haul in the fish, were late-comers in that area of the Pacific when they arrived almost 20 years ago. Trawlers from the United States, Japan, South Korea and China's Taiwan ...  

Shark Fishing

Shore shark fishing could face new state rules

Orlando SentinelOrlando Sentinel - Apr 26, 2018
TALLAHASSEE — Shore-based shark fishing, which attracts sharks already near land to feed in areas that often have low visibility, is increasing in conflict with ...  

Crab Fishing

'Deadliest Catch' Season 14, Episode 6 recap: a storm proves how ...

Fox NewsFox News - May 16, 2018
It was one of the hardest weeks yet for the captains of “Deadliest Catch” Season 14 as a storm threatened to capsize ships and send others back to shore with ...  

Deer Hunting

Richard Kyte: The end of deer hunting in Wisconsin?

JacksoncountychronicleJacksoncountychronicle - May 14, 2018
The report begins with a bang: “All available evidence indicates that CWD has the potential for significant, negative impacts on the future of deer hunting in Wisconsin.” An infectious agent known as a prion causes CWD. It is a misfolded protein ...  

Fox Hunting

'Fox Hunting' Is A Play Tackling The Mentality Behind Knife Crime In London

ComplexComplex - Apr 25, 2018
Fox Hunting, which opens at London's Courtyard Theatre from May 1, is based around real anonymous transcripts, of both perpetrators and victims to knife crime. Last year saw over 40,000 recorded knife crime offences, and 80 fatalities with 2018's ...  

Bird Hunting

Five men to appear in Peoria's federal court on bird-hunting charges
Peoria Journal Star - Apr 19, 2018

PEORIA — Five men have been indicted by a federal grand jury after running afoul of migratory bird hunting laws. Rick A. Hamm, 57, of Chillicothe, Trent Gustafson, 34, of Chillicothe, Zachary Entwistle, 25, of Morris, James Schupp, 53, of Bradford and J.  

Rabbit Hunting

Outdoors: Family can create commitment to outdoors

The TimesThe Times - May 11, 2018
Rabbit hunting with no one else but my Pappap, trolling for small mouth at the lake house and eating hard-boiled eggs on a rock as big as a house along Slippery Rock Creek are my memories of my grandfathers. While we don't get together as often as we ...  

Sport Fishingman

Saltwater Fisherman

Not many can rival the saltwater fishing at Cypremort Point

The Daily IberianThe Daily Iberian - Apr 26, 2018
No one knows that better than an accomplished saltwater fisherman from New Iberia, a retired state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent who patrolled the bountiful waters for 31 years before retiring as a sergeant in 2014.  

Freshwater Fisherman

Much to Be Learned From North Dakota Fish Tale

Valley NewsValley News - Apr 24, 2018
It's hard to fathom today, but the technique even was promoted in how-to fishing books back in the day. Vlad Evanoff, in his 1964 book, “The Freshwater Fisherman's Bible,” described it this way: “Experienced anglers and guides sometimes grab the pike ...  


Bow fisherman breaks own record 2 weeks later with monster grass carp

Springfield News-LeaderSpringfield News-Leader - May 10, 2018
The spring spawning run for carp species in Missouri continues to yield monster carp for bow fishermen who target them at night. The latest to set a Bowfishing Association of America record is Justin Sinclair, who established the BAA grass carp record ...  

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