Monday, December 15, 2008

News of the Week: 15 December 2008

A new 77 pound world record musky???...Will Obama be the next fishing president? old tackle box keeps on giving...amberjack fishing...Chinese poachers...spooning for walleyes...the 411 on fishing lines...shark fishing is fun...Australia's largest fishing tackle collection goes on display...Orvis' Helios rod...hoopster Tyson Chandler is quite the angler...the Winston Rod Company lays off must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Is there a new world record 77 pound muskellunge???

Will Obama become the next in a long line of angling presidents?

An old tackle box is the gift that keeps on giving.

Cormorants are still the bane of European anglers, but now thanks to the E.U. there is hope to control their numbers.

The St. Petersburg Times gives us tips for amberjacks.

Russia Today exposes Chinese poachers who threaten fish stocks.

Spooning for ice walleyes is a lot of fun.

A trout hatchery is a great place to teach kids how to fish.

The Mooresville Tribune untangles questions about fishing lines.

The Island Packet tells us to be creative with our lures.

Shark fishing can be tons of fun.

Angling is worth almost a third of a billion to the Scottish economy.

Australia's largest vintage tackle collection is going on display.

Kingfish are bottom huggers and just waiting for anglers.

U.S.A. Rapala launches its Angler's Legacy holiday drive.

This trout program is producing big fish and big bucks.

Aussie anglers are up in arms over a proposed fishing ban.

A Brit gets hooked on Scandivanian fishing.

Orvis' Helios rod is still hot as a pistol.

How to choose bass tackle.

A profile of my favorite Florida fishing destination: Anna Maria Island.

NBA star Tyson Chandler is hooked on fishing.

Famous shark angler Dan Ficocello is bravely battling cancer.

Finishing with a Flourish: In a sign of the times, the Winston Rod Company is laying off workers.

-- Dr. Todd

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