Monday, September 28, 2009

News of the Week: 28 September 2009

A maestro is also a bamboo rod maker...a feature on the Ambassadeur reel...finding an angling life on the Channel to become a Lure lures make fish hungry...7'8" man is tallest angler...Malaysians net monsters...bungling tackle thieves...Van Dam wins 5th angler of the year award...a celebration of Tycoon Tackle man needs a fishing rod and a bassoon...comedian Billy Connolly is an avid must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Joseph Scheer, the "fishin' fiddler" concertmaster of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, now makes Bamboo Fly Rods.

Collector's Weekly features the Ambassadeur Reel.

Tackle Day at Lake Isabella near Cincinnati is October 10th.

In the Channel Islands--the only British territory occupied by the Nazis in WWII--an Alderney angler seeks a new angling life.

Hoe to become a Lure Doctor.

How the next generation of lures induce fish to eat.

A 7'8" Rochester man is perhaps the tallest angler on earth.

In Malaysia, the problem is in netting the monster.

Bungling thieves botch a robbery in a British tackle shop.

Basszone gives us the top six lures of 2009.

This is no fluke: the giants are in.

Kevin van Dam wins his 5th Angler of the Year title.

Eviction looms for a pier bait shop owner in Flagler Beach.

Remembering the Tycoon Tackle fishing rod.

This is an Arkansas fish story.

Why one man needs a fishing rod and a bassoon, stat.

Catching muskie on ultra lite gear.

The virtues of the simple fish reel.

ABU is back with the hot new 706 reel.

Finishing With a Flourish: Brilliant British stand up comedian Billy Connolly is also a dedicated angler.

-- Dr. Todd

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