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The huge halibut weighed 380 pounds and measured 7 feet 4 inches. MOORPARK — It was a fishing trip a 70 year old grandmother of nine will never forget. LaVerne Glover of Moorpark reeled in a 380 pound halibut last week on the final day of her fishing trip to Sitka, Alaska with her husband, [...]

News item No: 2161
Date:
25 Jun 2010
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LONDON (AP) — An angler fishing in a British pond got a nasty surprise when his line came back with a thrashing piranha on the end. Derek Plum caught the flesh-eating fish at a pond in Kent, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) southeast of London — and thousands of miles away from the piranha’s usual [...]

News item No: 2158
Date:
17 Jun 2010
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When Colorado angler Aaron Buscher hooked something in about 100 feet of water while jigging Monday morning on a halibut charter south of Montague Island near Seward, it was anyone’s guess what might be on the other end. Buscher would pump, reel, pump, reel and gain maybe 15 feet of line. Then the fish would [...]

News item No: 2155
Date:
16 Jun 2010
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A western Indiana man who shattered a state fishing record by landing a 39-pound striped bass says he caught the whopper in a spot where he and his fishing buddies previously had little luck. Thirty-nine-year-old Jonathan VanHook hauled in the big fish May 25 at Cecil M. Harden Lake in Parke County. It measured 42.25 [...]

News item No: 2151
Date:
7 Jun 2010
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The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen’s Association is urging the state’s elected officials and environment agencies to plan for the worst should the Gulf oil spill make its way up the East Coast and into Maryland waters. “Maryland’s recreational anglers provide this state with a tremendous value and they depend upon the health of its marine and [...]

News item No: 2147
Date:
7 Jun 2010
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Watch now: Descriptive Essay Topics Air Ivanhoe and The Ivanhoe River Inn offer the best in Fly-In fishing on remote Northern Ontario Lakes for Walleye, Northern Pike, Perch, Trout and Bass in remote Outpost cabins. The Ivanhoe River Inn located on Ivanhoe Lake is a full service Lodge and one of Northern Ontario’s largest verticle [...]

News item No: 414
Date:
27 May 2010
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PINE ISLAND, Fla. — Veteran fly-fisherman Tom Evans of Wilson, Wyo., caught a potential 12-pound tippet world record tarpon of 194.1 pounds on May 10. Guided by Capt. Al Dopirak, Evans hooked the fish in about eight feet of water over the famed “Oklahoma Flat” off Pine Island, south of Homosassa. The current world record [...]

News item No: 2143
Date:
22 May 2010
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A one-of-a-kind fishing event is bringing out hundreds of fishing fans. The 12th annual Cape Fear Disabled Sportsman’s Tournament runs 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Kure Beach Fishing Pier. Hosted by the Got ’Em On Live Bait Fishing Club, the tournament is open to anyone with any disability, and all participants have [...]

News item No: 2140
Date:
11 May 2010
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There will be an increase in the cost of some of Florida’s hunting and saltwater fishing permits, beginning July 1. If sportsmen act now, however, they can beat the price increase. On July 1, 2010, the cost of a turkey permit will go up from $5 to $10 for Florida residents and from $100 to [...]

News item No: 2136
Date:
10 May 2010
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This week’s Players’ Championship at Pete Dye’s inimitable Sawgrass is unofficially known on the PGA Tour as “the fifth major.” But for some tour players the event has become known for something else: as a place where they can score a trophy bass. A few years ago, as he approached the Par 5, 16th hole [...]

News item No: 2133
Date:
5 May 2010
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