Monday, April 9, 2012

News of the Week: 09 April 2012

Jose Wejebe has passed away…three Bemidji, MN natives go into the hall-of-fame…giant herring hooked in Australian Great Lakes…Dick's and JJB Sports are in business together…Wicked Tuna gets a thumbs up…first deep sea fishing trip nets a record King Mackerel…Alaskan rod builder creates unique wilderness camp…Jack Gartside has passed away…it must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Terrible news--Jose Wejebe, the host of ESPN's Spanish Fly, has died in a plane crash.

Mike Yurk, an award winning outdoor writer, is also a tackle collector.

Three Bemidji, MN people get into the fishing hall-of-fame.

A Giant Herring is hooked in the Great Lakes (of Australia).

Dick's Sporting Goods gets in bed with JJB Sports.

If you wondered if the new show Wicked Tuna was good or bad, the American Bluefin Tuna Association has given it a thumbs up.

First deep-sea fishing trip nets record king mackerel.

Old school journalist and fly angler Roy Wilder has passed away.

Alaskan rod builder helps make a difference at unique wilderness camp.

The Big Lead: A retrospective on erstwhile fly fishing legend Jack Gartside including a great video.

-- Dr. Todd

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