Category: Fishing

Good Time for a Reminder

I suppose some might say I am too late, we now have snow and cold.  But, I am betting there is going to be some open water for a while yet.  Certainly, many are now taking docks, lifts and boats out of the water for the winter.  That means it is the perfect time to …

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$20K Reward Offered By Feds After Dead Sawfish Found in Everglades


Sawfish

A huge reward is being offered for tips in shark poaching and dumping. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating the poaching of six smalltooth sawfish that were dumped on a road size in the Everglades. They are asking the public for tips and

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Angler’s 33-Inch Walleye Catch is Every Fisherman’s Dream

YouTube: Engbretson Underwater Photography
Walleye

A lot of people love eating walleye for dinner, but this guy might have a new wall ornament. In November 2017, Richard Lorenzen caught a walleye he’ll always remember. This 33-inch, 14.5-pound behemoth is what walleye fishermen chase after forever. Lorenzen caught his trophy in the Rainy River, right on the border between Minnesota and Ontario.

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Marking Time, Big Red Style

Like most Nebraskans, I have been in withdrawal with no Husker football this fall.  I have degrees from both the University of Nebraska and South Dakota State University, and was looking forward to enjoying the game that had been scheduled between my alma maters.  Stinkin’ coronavirus and the Big 10 took that away from me. …

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Eating Sand Fleas: Frying Up These Strange Sea Creatures

YouTube/618 Fishing

Sometimes you just don’t know until you try. Sand fleas, sand crabs, sea cicada or Emerita are a small crustaceans that burrow into beach sand. The little critters feed on plankton and roll around in the tides of America’s Pacific and Atlantic coast, with plenty found on Florida’s beaches. Apparently, they are also rather tasty. These small

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Front Page Pallid Sturgeon

Walked by the break table on Monday.  The daily newspapers were lying there. Whoa, there was a pallid sturgeon on the front page of the Omaha World Herald! You gotta read the story! Research Underscores Toll of Human-Engineered Missouri River on Pallid Sturgeon I am proud to know the researchers mentioned in the article.  Proud …

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Aussie Angler Hooks Saltwater Croc, Gets More Fight Than He Bargained For

Facebook/Rod & Rifle Tackleworld Katherine

When you hook into a saltwater crocodile, you better be ready for a struggle! The venerable fishing store in Katherine, Northern Territory has a Facebook page called Rod & Rifle TackleWorld Katherine and they just posted the most incredible fishing video that you will see today: a crazy hookup with a saltwater crocodile! The “Salty”

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Underwater Camera Turned Fishing Lure Shows Pike From a Minnow’s Perspective

YouTube: Jay Siemens
Underwater Camera

Now we know what a baitfish feels like! The northern pike is vicious freshwater predator that strikes quickly to swallow its prey. They are expert ambush predators and they can make for a fun day of fishing. Did you ever wonder what things must be like for the baitfish that have to share waters with

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Coors Seltzer Commits to Restoring 1 Billion Gallons of Water in Next Year


Coors Hard Seltzer

Coors’ new seltzer brand is looking to make America’s hard seltzer fad “water neutral.” Earlier this month, Molson Coors announced the official launch of Coors Seltzer, which will join a long list of American seltzer brands. Coors, however, is on a mission. Created with a goal of helping save America’s rivers, Coors is committing to

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