Monday, October 27, 2008

News of the Week: 27 October 2008

British angler lands record carp named Scar...your new electric car may one day be powered by electric eels?...recycling monofilament...Kim Bain qualifies for the Bassmaster Classic...a review of a new film on Hardy...a Knoxville man becomes a luremaker...Texan lands a piranha...a new fly rod company...a teacher instructs his students on fly must be THE NEWS OF THE WEEK!

The Big Lead: A British angler catches a world record carp named Scar...and its as ugly as you think it would be.

How the electric eel might just be powering your electric car one day.

The Shasta Mayflies is paving the way for other female flyfishers.

Monofilament madness -- its catching!

Some invasive species in Florida have been around for 50 years or more.

Kim Bain becomes the first woman to qualify for the Bassmaster Classic.

Surf casters love their surf bags.

These are unhappy times at one Florida tackle shop as its owner passes away tragically.

The spotted sea trout is starting to steal the spotlight.

Remember your first fish? This program seeks to get kids fishing and create a lifetime of memories.

A review of the new documentary "The Lost World of Mr. Hardy," about the great British tackle maker.

This Knoxville man is living the dream of becoming a tackle maker.

The muskies of Milwaukee's Lake Pewaukee.

Researchers try to find out what happened to the salmon.

This Texan lands a 6 1/2 pound piranha!

The story on a new rodbuilding concern: Slate Creek Fly Rods.

Finishing with a Flourish: This teacher instructs his students in the art of fly fishing.

-- Dr. Todd