Monday, October 5, 2009

News of the Week: 05 October 2009

A new breed of bamboo rod as art...custom rod builders...swans and eagles are inadvertent victims of careless anglers...Brooklyn anglers vie for biggest fish...the end of a musky quest...tackle thieves corralled...Buffalo fishermen discontented...Malaysian fishing is on the bliss in 'Bama...angling for goats...update on Tred record angling attemps falls 133 fish must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

Matt Schliske, trucker-hat-wearing bamboo rod maker, gets profiled in The Colorodoan.

This angler knows that fishing is an art.

The art of custom rod building.

Swans are still getting hooked by anglers. So are eagles . Listen up people: PROPERLY DISPOSE OF YOUR USED LINE.

Buffalo anglers are upset over the cost of fishing licenses

The New York Times reports that in Brooklyn, the quest is on to catch the biggest fish.

The IGFA launches its National Angler's Legacy Pledge drive.

Vermont offers trophies of a different size.

Fishing tackle thieves brought to justice.

Angler tells tale of goat fishing. You read that correctly.

The end is in sight for the salmon season this year.

Troutfest is luring anglers to Big Bear Lake.

This fisherman ends his musky curse.

In Malaysia, they are going crazy for angling.

A nifty story on the great Tred Barta. Many know Barta from his hunting writing, but I remember him best as a columnist for Saltwater Angler.

The North Queensland Register reports that Moondara is a prize for local anglers.

A retrospective on the 1982 world-record striped bass.

Finding fishing bliss in 'Bama.

The gut-busting carp fights like a Great White.

This veteran angler still rules the Delta.

Finishing With a Flourish: World record fishing attempt falls short by 133 fish.

-- Dr. Todd

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