Monday, November 30, 2009

News of the Week: 30 November 2009

5600 new species of fish identified...a massive Great White...Terry McBurney gets profiled...Thomas McGuane is Angler of the Year...a first rod-and-reel story...some dogs prefer fishing...a new MO state Brown Trout...the Humuhumunukunukuapuaa...the dangers of the Floating Pennywort...Boyd Duckett's new fishing rod company...two sports stars who prefer fishing...another review of the George Perry book...a North Dakota rodmaker...Florida is #1 in tying leads to madness? must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: 5600 New Species found in the Deep Sea.


Thomas McGuane is Fly Rod & Reel magazine's angler of the year.

Memories of that first rod and reel.

The Dickinson Press notes that some dogs prefer fishing.

Catching tuna from shore...are you kidding me???

Japanese tackle company Maruyku to open a factory in Wales.

A new Missouri state Brown Trout has been boated.

Ever hook aHumuhumunukunukuapuaa? If you have a daughter between the ages of 8-15, I bet she knows what fish this is...

Floating Pennywort threatens the River Trent.

Two BASS pros have a hard time...quitting smoking.

How to outfit a young angler this holiday season.

Boyd Duckett starts a new fishing rod company.

The Times of India writes that Tennis pro Nikolay Davydenko would rather be fishing.

So would UFC fighter Josh Koscheck.

Another review of Bill Baab's Remembering George W. Perry.

A profile of Bismarck's custom rod maker Robert "Woody" Woodward.

NFLCC and ORCA member Terry McBurney gets profiled.

How to sucker November muskies.

The Florida Gators are also #1 in college angling.

Finishing WIth a Flourish: How fly-tying began a drift into madness.

-- Dr. Todd

1 comment:

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