Monday, June 8, 2009

News of the Week: 08 June 2009

ORCA nationals gets some nice press...ESPN asks if you want to fish...ditch the twitching bar, says one wag...Charley Soares...muskies come back to Chautauqua...artificial frogs are still a is an illusive fishing in Illinois...end of lead tackle?...2-year old girl catches better fish than you...bream fishing with bacon...Pakistanis fish Rawal Dam...angler saves three from must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: ORCA Nationals at the IGFA get a nice write up.

ESPN asks--do you want to go fishing?

Sam Venable is not sold on the twitching bar...

A profile of the legendary Charley Soares.

A bass pro gets to fish with a famous captain.

The King of Freshwater Fish may be back in Lake Chautauqua.

Muskie opportunities abound in the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

Ray Sasser explains why artificial frogs and toads keep bass hopping.

Why The Times London calls fishing an illusive hobby.

The Times' Brian Clarke also writes on the the different branches of fishing, and then opines on why he's been a lifelong angler.

Fishing shops are reeling in customers.

Illinois has decreed free fishing days.

John Gierach on the sporting life.

Learn how to make the deadly Clouser Minnow.

A local angler invents a lure that is slowly climbing its way to the top.

Remembering Sydney Herman, friend to all fish.

The end of lead tackle?

2 year old girl better angler than you; catches 17-inch fish on 16-inch Barbie rod.

Want to catch big bream? Try using bacon. Really.

A 45-year old man drowns diving in after his favorite fishing rod.

Britain's glossy magazine editor finds herself hooked on fishing.

The fishing report from Pakistan: anglers flock to Rawal Dam.

One writer warns that not everything that bites a hook is a fish.

The Scotsman reports that the best fly casters in the world are battling it out for the world championship.

Finishing With a Flourish: Angler rescues three from drowning on treacherous river. Fishermen--is there anything they CAN'T do?

-- Dr. Todd

1 comment:

Ignatious said...

a great recap, thanks.

have wasted 30 minutes of my life going thru all the links. good stuff.