Monday, September 14, 2009

News of the Week: 14 September 2009

2 World Record trout in one week...3 Texas anglers survive a week adrift...Fort Worth tackle show...the Macho Minnow...gar fishing (again)...the National Bass Circuit closes up shop...kingfish go deep in the summer...Aussie angler speared in back...a big musky and a neat story...the Lucky to pick the right fly line...the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby gets underway...a huge, huge man's take on Bass Pro must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: An update on the (potential) new world record Brown trout.

And perhaps a new World Record Rainbow to boot?

3 Texas boaters survive a week adrift.

Fort Worth is getting management issues, and antique fishing tackle, in the next week.

A new heavy metal jigging spoon--the Macho Minnow--has been launched for ice fishing.

The Staten Island Advocate notes that saltwater angler's license issue is about to come to a head.

The gar offers more than just catch-and-release.

The National Bass Circuit has closed up shop and cancelled its remaining tournaments.

How to catch kingfish in summer? Go deep, young man.

One of the biggest fishing tournaments in America -- the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby --began yesterday morning .

Down under, an unfortunate Aussie is speared in the back in a fishing accident.

The Steamboat Pilot reports on a man, a fishing rod, and a Colorado sunrise.

A heart warming story about a 52" muskellunge.

A tale of the Lucky Tyee.

How to pick the right fly line.

Alaska angler catches monster halibut.

Wholly mackerel! They came, they fished, and they ate.

Finishing With A Flourish: One man's take on the colossus that is Bass Pro Shops.

-- Dr. Todd

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