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Sport Fishing

Costa Rica Sport-fishing Community Rejects Marine Reserve ...

The Tico TimesBoating Magazine (press release) - Dec 5, 2017
Eight sport-fishing associations and two fishing clubs represented by FECOP, the sport-fishing advocacy group in Costa Rica, voted unanimously not to support the Alvaro Ulgalde Marine Reserve even though its promoters claim sport-fishing will be ...  

Saltwater Fishing

License-free saltwater fishing day in Florida on Nov. 25

WPTV.comWPTV.com - Nov 24, 2017
This Saturday is part of eight days offered each year by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission that allows residents and visitors to enjoy the state's many fishing opportunities without requiring a license. FWC says this is great ...  

Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing: Plenty of specks biting

The LedgerThe Ledger - Dec 7, 2017
The speckled perch bite remains good around Central Florida area lakes. Speck fishing should only get better with an expected cold front moving into the area later this week. 1. Around Lakeland, at Saddle Creek Park they're catching some specks off the ...  

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing in the shallows for reds

Destin LogDestin Log - Nov 27, 2017
Capt. Royce Dahnke of Team Cast N Blast releases a redfish after he caught it while fly flishing. Dahnke said it's all about the “thrill of the chase” when it comes to fly fishing. [SPECIAL TO THE LOG]. Hide caption. Capt. Royce Dahnke of Team Cast N ...  

Fly Tying

Fly Tying Symposium, tying classes on tap

Bangor Daily NewsBangor Daily News - Nov 27, 2017
If you're a fly tier, or would like to learn more about becoming one, the Penobscot Fly Fishers are planning an event that you won't want to miss. Their annual Fly Tying Symposium is set for Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Penobscot County Conservation ...  


Patrick Durkin: Try these holiday gift ideas for your outdoors enthusiast

Madison.comMadison.com - Dec 2, 2017
Bowfishing has been growing in popularity, and companies like AMS Bowfishing (http://www.amsbowfishing.com, 888-541-7657) provide everything from bowfishing bows to bowfishing kits, reels, arrows, points and accessories for almost any bow you own ...  


Darkhouse spearfishing opens Dec. 1 in North Dakota
Farm Forum - Nov 30, 2017

North Dakota's darkhouse spearfishing season opens on most state waters Dec. 1 and continues through March 15. Legal fish are northern pike and nongame species. All individuals who participate in darkhouse spearfishing must first register online at the ...  

Surf Fishing

The Return Of Surf Fishing

BDOutdoors On The WireBDOutdoors On The Wire - Dec 4, 2017
I stepped out of the car to put my rig together. When I was done, I needed to get back inside, blast the heater and have some coffee to warm back up. One of the nice things about surf fishing in the winter is the lack of crowds. When I got to the beach ...  

Boat Fishing

Batam hosts Mata Kail Batam Boat Fishing Tournament

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - Nov 24, 2017
These two islands are the perfect location for a fishing tournament since they offer many varieties of fish such as kerapu (epinephelus), kakap merah (northern red snapper), pasir merah and tenggiri (wahoo). Participants were required to use pompong ...  


Thank you, Phish fans, for caring about net neutrality

The OutlineThe Outline - Nov 22, 2017
While the pairing makes a certain amount of sense — it's hardly shocking that people who ingest enough drugs so as to not lose interest during those extended noodling sessions would bristle at the idea of government censorship — it was still vaguely ...  

Snook Fishing

Fishing report: Find out where they're biting
Gainesville Sun - Dec 1, 2017

Snook fishing is good in the rivers. Most of the fish are on the small side but there are plenty of numbers. What Toney said he has found interesting is that there are a dedicated group of anglers who are targeting dock snook at night. Toney said he ...  

Trout Fishing

Winter fishing can provide good fishing and solitude

Reading EagleReading Eagle - Dec 10, 2017
For anyone wanting to go trout fishing and have their favorite stream all to themselves, now is the time to do it.Just because the mercury is trying to hide on the thermometer doesn't mean some fish can't be caught, and one fish that doesn't shy away ...  

Salmon Fishing

Salmon fishing to close temporarily in marine areas 8-1, 8-2 and 9
Access Washington - Nov 10, 2017

Location: Marine areas 8-1 (Deception Pass, Hope Island and Skagit Bay), 8-2 (Port Susan and Port Gamble), and 9 (Admiralty Inlet) within Puget Sound, excluding year-round piers. Reason for action: Before the salmon fishing season started, WDFW and ...  

Bass Fishing

State weighs ban on commercial striped bass fishing

The Salem NewsThe Salem News - Dec 3, 2017
From Ocean to Table on Memorial Day: Catching, filleting, and cooking this 41.5”, 24-pound striped bass requires little more than fresh bait and two pair of hands. ORG XMIT: kkb1vc77. State weighs ban on commercial striped bass fishing. File photoA ...  

Pike Fishing

Lure of landing fearsome pike draws anglers to the Broads over winter

Norfolk Eastern Daily PressNorfolk Eastern Daily Press - Dec 2, 2017
Pike caught for tag and release. Picture: ANDREW STONE. “Fishing is popular throughout the winter as the rivers are quieter and the pike fishing season is in full swing.” Angling Direct Norwich shop manager Andy Flint said the Broads was known to have ...  

Catfish Fishing

New Website about Fishing Gear and Equipment Launched
Digital Journal - Nov 9, 2017

The Fishing Advisor gives information about bass fishing, carp fishing, catfish fishing, trout fishing, crappie fishing, walleye fishing, and striper fishing. There is also a guide on how to do ice fishing, freshwater fishing, boat fishing, fly fishing ...  

Walleye Fishing

Fishing report for Dec. 8: Bitter winds have arrived to hamper walleye fishing

cleveland.comcleveland.com - Dec 8, 2017
The great Lake Erie fishing weather, especially during the last week of November, has been replaced in recent days by an Arctic blast, hampering the solid walleye fishing trolling boats or casting from shore. Fortunately, the winds should begin to ...  

Tuna Fishing

Phl seeks continued access to high seas tuna fishing ground

Philippine StarPhilippine Star - Dec 3, 2017
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, markets for tuna products continue to increase based on the growth of consumption in new regions of the world and the dissemination of sushi as a global dietary trend. File ...  

Shark Fishing

Teenager Battles To Reel 13-Foot Tiger Shark To Shore, Gets Rod ...

International Business TimesInternational Business Times - Dec 4, 2017
A young fisherman was surprised to see that he caught a 13-foot tiger shark while shark fishing at the northern Western Australia town of Port Samson. The 19-year-old Kruz Mettner battled for more than three hours off Point Samson, near Dampier, to ...  

Crab Fishing

Dungeness crab fishing through the years in Sonoma County

Santa Rosa Press DemocratSanta Rosa Press Democrat - Nov 17, 2017
Dungeness crab has been a staple on holiday menus throughout Sonoma County for at least half a century. The regional favorite can be caught seasonally along the coast from the Aleutian Islands in Alaska to central California. Related Stories. Dungeness ...  

Deer Hunting

Firearm deer harvest up slightly: Illinois deer hunting update

Chicago Sun-TimesChicago Sun-Times - Dec 6, 2017
Deer hunting opportunities remain available in Illinois during the remainder of the 2017-18 season: • The Illinois Muzzleloader-only Season is this weekend, Dec. 8-10. • The Late-Winter Antlerless-Only Season and CWD Deer Season first segments (in ...  

Fox Hunting

SNP votes to curb fox hunting and grouse shooting | Scotland | The ...

The TimesThe Times - Dec 3, 2017
The SNP is heading for a confrontation with field sports enthusiasts after vowing to curb fox hunting and grouse shooting.In a move likely to infuriate supporte.  

Bird Hunting

Today's Upland bird hunting alternative

The Herald (blog)The Herald (blog) - Nov 25, 2017
The key to sampling and savoring these diverse aspects of the upland bird hunting experience lies in the emergence of shooting preserves scattered across the landscape of South Carolina and beyond. Most preserves offer a variety of experiences ...  

Rabbit Hunting

Small game is where many hunters got their start

Charleston Post CourierCharleston Post Courier - Dec 2, 2017
"You go out with a bunch of buddies rabbit hunting and you don't have to be quiet. You're active. You're ribbing each other, listening to those dogs howl and yip. It's fun. "Quail hunting is similar. You're watching the dogs work. You're out for a nice ...  

Sport Fishingman

Saltwater Fisherman

Fisherman rescues 6 anglers from engulfed sportfisher

San Diego Fishing News (blog)San Diego Fishing News (blog) - Sep 3, 2017
Michael Wood, the owner/operator of Buddy Boy Sportfishing came to the timely aid of a fellow fishing boat with 6 people onboard that was fully engulfed in flames and going down approximately 10 miles offshore. The 40-foot “Reel Viking” caught fire due ...  

Freshwater Fisherman

Final results from the 67th Annual Terrebonne Parish Sportsman's League Fishing Rodeo

Houma CourierHouma Courier - Aug 7, 2017
Fresh water catfish: 1, Lorie Stewart, 13.84; 2, Gage Trahan, 6.02; 3, Toby Lavender, 4.34. Outstanding Freshwater Fisherman: Donald Larpenter. SCUBA DIVISION. Trigger fish: 1, George Ansardi, 4.64; 2, Jason Gautreaux, 4.36; 3, Troy Donaldson, 3.84 ...  


For wife of a missing fisherman, it was an anxious vigil

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Dec 6, 2017
Misty Blue, a fishing vessel out of New Bedford, sank 10 miles off the coast of Nantucket Monday evening. By David Abel and Emily Sweeney Globe Staff December 05, 2017. FAIRHAVEN — Sleepless and refusing to eat, Tammy Roberts kept peering out the ...  

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