Monday, May 21, 2012

News of the Week: 21 May 2012

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Tim Coleman has passed…NASCAR's Rick Hendrick's first fishing rod…Billy Pate's fly tackle got auctioned…John Riggins has a new tv program…a few moments with Fred Kretchman…13 pound bass is record…retired outdoor writer collects tackle…40 pound fish jumps in boat…Lynx hires its first employees…he flat sided crank bait…do you love swimsuits?…British tackle shop closes…idiots steal disabled man's tackle…remembering Mark Whitlock…it must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: Remembering Tim Coleman, outdoor writer.

Rick Hendrick still has the first fishing rod he ever bought…sort of.

Lynx hires its first employee.

Billy Pate's fly fishing gear went to auction May 19.

John "Diesel" Riggins has a unique new sporting show.

A visit with Fred Kretchman, bamboo rod maven.

Man breaks lake record with 13 pound bass.

Retired outdoor writer collects tackle.

40 Pound barracuda jumps in boat (with video evidence).

This would be a trophy trout.

The flat-sided crank bait.

Why do you love swimbaits?

A British tackle shop closes for the last time.

Collectors get profiled in the Chicago Tribune.

Idiots steal disabled man's tackle.

The Big Lead: A touching tributer to Mark Whitock, tackle shop owner.

-- Dr. Todd

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