A feature on the Milwaukee NFLCC show...a Christmas tree with lures...rod building in West Virginia...Britain set a record for fishing licenses in 2009...a potential new world record striper on a fly rod...10 year old better angler than you, lands big marlin...stained glass artist and fly angler tragically passes at 56...Wisconsin bait farmers fined...ice anglers may have to pay for their rescue...Robert Pond, founder of Stripers Unlimited and owner of Atom Manufacturing, passes away...it must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!
The Big Lead: The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel profiles the upcoming NFLCC Tackle show.
Holy ice fishing!
One daughter honors her father by hanging his passion from a tree.
Rod building, West Virginia style.
In Britain, record sales of fishing licenses shows that in the recession people pick up the rod.
To which one news agency credits to British thrift...
A potential new world record striper on a fly rod.
10 year old much better angler than you; lands big striped marlin.
Field & Stream's John Merwin has a New Year's resolution.
Noted stained glass artist and fly angler Tim Callanan passes at the age of 56.
Fellow Norwegian Knut Haugland passes; had novel use for fishing rod (and fought Nazis to boot).
Jimmy Houston puts on fishing exhibition in Oklahoma.
The Washington Times cuts its sports page, and in the process cuts another fine outdoor writer.
Monticello's Pelican Lake to be restored--amid controversy.
From the Worthy Cause Files: A fly fishing retreat for breast cancer survivors.
A Mozambican lodge I'd love to visit.
Two Wisconsin bait farmers hit with fines for illegally importing minnows.
Ice anglers beware: you may have to pay for your rescue.
Specks are on the mind this time of year.
Finishing with a Flourish: Robert Pond, founder of Stripers Unlimited and owner of Atom Manufacturing, passes away at 92.
-- Dr. Todd