Monday, May 17, 2010

News of the Week: 17 May 2010

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Your questions about the oil spill and fishing in the gulf answered...Big Fly Bob is my kind of guy...bass demand is up...Laura wanted tackle but got trouble instead...Penn Reel hosts the US Dept. of Commerce...Berkley Bedell's son makes guitars for American ambassadors...Lindy and Gov. Pawlenty celebrate MN opener...the stately striper...profile of the Crazy Crawler...hook, line and sinker in Lake handed switch rods...why it sucks to have a swordfish throw the tuna on spinning rods...a sucker for leeches...Roger Craig hosts a fishing show?...the Minnesota Fishing Museum is up and must be the NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Bob Marshall answers questions about fishing and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Big Fly Bob says let your big flies fly for big bass!

The bass demand is creating an issue for recreational rods.

Laura wanted fishing tackle...but got arrested instead.

Where do you find shiners? I know Ken's Bait and Tackle has them.

Penn Reels hosts the U.S. Department of Commerce Town Hall meeting.

The son of Berkley Bedell (of Trilene and Pure Fishing fame) makes guitars, and they made it on American Idol.

Fishing Ambassadors are wanted (as opposed to Fishing Ambassadeurs, which I always want).

Lindy FIshing Tackle celebrates the Minnesota fishing opener.

Minnesota's governor Pawlenty goes angling on opener.

Anglers are on the prowl for the stately Striper.

Discovering Dover's migrating fish.

Why the Crazy Crawler lives up to its name.

Why switch rods give fly anglers the power of a two-handed cast in one hand.

Going hook, line and sinker in Lake Pearl.

Billings, MT fourth graders get some hands-on fishing lessons.

What it feels like to see a swordfish throw the hook.

Monster tuna on spin tackle.

This man is a sucker for leeches.

Former 49er star Roger Craig has a fishing show?

IGFA announces its 2010 hall-of-fame class.

Monster bass made easy.

Finishing with a Flourish: A profile of the Little Fall's Minnesota Fishing Museum.

-- Dr. Todd

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