Tuesday, September 8, 2009

News of the Week: 08 September 2009

Fish perform jailbreak...Melvin Olshansky--owner of huge tackle wholesaler--passes away...Lobstermen go to war with each other in Maine...Pixee lures are becoming popular...Fly Girl Fashions finds inspiration from fishing tackle...Manzanar opens for historic fishing tours...the great water bobber experiment...clothes pin baits are 'reinvented'...the awsomeness that is the MEPPS Black Fury...tragedy strikes as an angler is lost in Britain...Koi Herpes Virus may cost Britain $3 BILLION dollars in lost revenue...Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby pins, unmasked...a PGA golfer who would rather fish...the Tyee Club...a 90 year old fly shop frozen in time...it must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Hey, if you're fishing near Sarasota and happen to catch a robot, these people will be VERY happy to hear from you.

Fish perform startling jail break at breeding farm.

Melvin Olshansky, the former owner of Maurice Sporting Goods in Chicago, has passed away.

Lobstermen in Maine have resorted to violence.

Alaska's Pixee Lures are busting out everywhere.

Fly Girl Fashions finds inspiration from fishing tackle.

The Manzanar Historic Site opens up for historic fishing tours.

One man engages in the Great Water Bobber experiment

From the "Everything Old Is New Again" Files: Field & Stream's Joe Cermele shows you how to make the Clothes Pin Bait.

Having a blast with the ultra light rigs.

The new owner of Ken's Bait & Tackle writes that Walleyes are everywhere in Minnesota's Otter Tail Lake.

The skinny on the Mepps Black Fury.

A tragedy strikes Britain as an angler is lost in the river

Why Big Fish, Thick Cover, and Long Rods may just be the answer to your fishing prayers.

Koi Herpes Virus may cost British fishing industry 1.87 BILLION pounds sterling. You read that correctly.

The truth behind the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby.

How one fly angler walked himself to health.

This PGA golfer would rather be fishing.

British Columbia's Tyee Club is still going strong.

Finishing with a Flourish: A 90-year old fly shop, frozen in time.

-- Dr. Todd

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