Tuesday, September 2, 2008

News of the Week: 02 September 2008

Family has tackle box yard sale regret...Aussie angler ends up in hospital when kingfish is done with him...a review of the Chum Bucket...British angler makes tabloid paper The Sun by catching himself...the poetry of fishing...midnight muskies?...the Germans know how to catch bass...why does everyone hate the pickerel?...Fonzie loves fly fishing...it must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Family sells tackle box of deceased father at yard sale, then regrets it; contacts paper and has it returned by a good samaritan. All is well in fishing tackle land.

Australia's star cricket player gets kicked off the national squad for blowing off a team meeting to go fishing.

The Bradenton Herald reports on Ladies who go Fishing.

Brian Clarke argues the quiet unsung heroes are the true greats of fishing.

The U.S. Virgin Islands wants you to make Big Tarpon your New Year's Resolution.

This Aussie angler regrets the one that got away. And the one that put him in the hospital. Oh, yes, they're the same fish.

The Asbury Park & Press reviews the Chum Bucket. And no, we're not talking about the evil Plankton's restaurant from Spongebob Squarepants.

The Worcester Telegram's outdoor writer is retiring. Again.

British Angler catches himself and makes The Sun--a dubious achievement indeed.

The Duluth Budgeteer News news relates a story about fishing north.

BREAKING NEWS: Crankbaits work for catching bass; next week's breaking story: cold beer better than warm beer.

Apparently anglers lie, but their garages always tell the truth.

Hawaii has a new fishing magazine with the launch of Lawai'a Magazine.

Ah, a story close to my heart: the literature of fishing poetry.

The Germans give us eight clues to finding big bass.

The rise and fall of no-hassle jigging.

The Tuscaloosa News tells us the best fishermen think small.

Nick Simonson of the West Fargo Pioneer reports on nighttime musky fishing.

Why do people hate the pickerel? Ed Noon An wants to know.

Finishing with a Flourish: Henry Winkler--the Fonz--falls hook, line and sinker for Montana.

-- Dr. Todd

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