Monday, January 11, 2010

News of the Week: 11 January 2010

A new world record bass...the MIlwaukee show gets more first on the ice...prize tackle box stolen from 14 year old...Bass Pro buys Minnesota marine chain...a UK program breaking racial barriers...the pelagic plague...bassin' from the bog in Rhode Island..."rolling meat" method...the war on iced fishing rods...Zebco Sports Europe celebrates an anniversary...North Carolinian rebuilding used tackle...'Bama cheerleader is quite the must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: What else? The World Record Bass is officially a tie.

The Milwaukee NFLCC show gets another bump.

One writer declares there is a fine line between clutter and collectible.

Safety first when it comes to ice fishing.

Idiot lowlifes steal 14-year old boy's prize tackle box.

Bass Pro Shops buys Crystal-Pierz Marine stores.

Down below there are plenty of quality fish to be caught.

Tragic angling death splits family apart.

One U.K. program is breaking racial barriers.

A tackle shop's return is like starting over.

In Malaysia, one man has rod, will travel.

Fly Rod & Reel's Ted Williams weighs in on the pelagic plague.

Oklahoma City's Lucky Lure's Tackle is burgled.

In Rhode Island, they are bassin' from a bog.

An Irish fisherwoman has broken an IGFA world record.

This lad has great success with the "rolling meat" method.

Field & Stream's John Merwin opines on the war on iced fishing rods.

Zebco Sports Europe celebrates its 150th anniversary (really) with the Browning Z9 rod.

This North Carolina surf casting instructor is rebuilding old and used tackle.

Finishing With a Flourish: While Alabama fans revel in a National Championship, one Crimson Tide cheerleader would rather be fishing.

-- Dr. Todd

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