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  • Fitch - The First Autonomous Casting Drone

    06/25/2018 3:25:19 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 10 replies
    Fitch (Fishing Gear) ^ | 25 June 2018
    Fitch enables you to cast thousands of feet away. With enhanced casting distance you’ll reach more fish in a much wider fishing arena. [Unfortunately, the video seems to be enabled only on Facebook]
  • Mueller Issues Grand Jury Subpoenas to Trump Adviser's Social Media Consultant

    05/16/2018 12:34:12 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 69 replies
    US News ^ | May 16, 2018, at 2:51 p.m. | MARK HOSENBALL
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has issued two subpoenas to a social media expert who worked for longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone during the 2016 presidential election campaign. The subpoenas were delivered late last week to lawyers representing Jason Sullivan, a social media and Twitter specialist Stone hired to work for an independent political action committee he set up to support Trump, Knut Johnson, a lawyer for Sullivan, told Reuters on Tuesday. The subpoenas suggest that Mueller, who is probing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, is focusing in part on Stone...
  • Guy Whacks fish with Gun

    03/21/2018 5:20:48 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/21/2018 | J Hines
    then Gets shot in the Junk Ever see a guy try to smack a fish with a loaded gun? You have to visualize this, he’s holding the gun by the barrel and trying to smack a fish with the buttstock of a rifle. Yes, its loaded. Not exactly the smartest fellow here. From a gun safety rule: don’t point any kind of gun at yourself or this might happen. Not sure if this was a BB gun or an airsoft gun, lets hope for his sake its not a real firearm. Anyways for the entertainment, here's how to lose something...
  • Paul Manafort asks judge to dismiss Mueller indictment in D.C.

    03/16/2018 10:44:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 43 replies
    Axios ^ | 3/15/18 | A McCammond
    The argument: His lawyers, Kevin Downing and Thomas Zehnle, say the indictment isn't fair because Mueller is operating outside of the scope of his initial duty: to determine whether and how Russia worked with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.... Rod Rosenstein [said,] "The special counsel is not an unguided missile... I'm very confident that when the history of this era is written, it will reflect that the department was operated with integrity."
  • 68-year-old woman catches 130-pound ‘monster’ fish on casual trip

    03/14/2018 4:57:30 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/13/2018 | Janine Puhak
    When 68-year-old Sue Elcock ventured out on a deep-sea fishing trip to keep her son company, she probably wasn’t expecting to reel in a 130-pound “monster fish” bigger than herself. During an early morning excursion while visiting her son Simon and his wife Michelle at their Perth, Australia home, Elcock told The Sun she felt a tug on her line and knew she caught a “fair-sized fish.” The petite Englishwoman said she was shocked at its sheer size as it emerged from the ocean off the coast of Lancelin. After 40 minutes of reeling, her son and their fellow passengers...
  • Mueller Goes Fishing in UAE, Pins Hopes to Belarusian Hooker

    03/05/2018 5:18:29 PM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Rush ^ | March 5, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Under the category of Mueller has nothing… (interruption) What? The tar…? (interruption) Yeah, we’re gonna get to the tariffs. Be patient. I’m gonna use phone calls to get to the tariffs. Are you burning with passion and obsessed about the…? (interruption) All right. All right. Well, Mueller has nothing, but that doesn’t mean anything, because Mueller can keep looking ’til he finds anything. There are no limits on Mueller’s investigation. He was not given a crime. What Mueller is doing, in the strict sense of things, is not even legal. Justice Department regulations require that for a special counsel...
  • Underwater ‘dragons’ caught in Siberian river

    01/29/2018 11:36:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    The Siberian Times ^ | 29 January 2018
    Pike with primeval horns from River Irtysh puzzle experts: did rocket pollution lead to mutant fish?Fisherman Alexey, 25, pulled two fish from the river last autumn, but his bizarre catch is only disclosed now. He was puzzled as one pike weighing 12 kilograms had two horns, and the second - 7 kilograms - had four horns. Both fish were immediately nicknamed dragons by fellow anglers. Alexey ate the fish, despite warning of them being potentially poisonous, with no ill-effect. Alexey kept and dried the heads, preserving them in his garage. ‘I was impressed with the catch', said Alexey. 'One of...
  • Trump Opens More U.S. Waters to Offshore Oil Drilling—So Grab the Fishing Poles!

    12/15/2017 9:47:24 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 11 replies ^ | Dec 16, 2017 | Humberto Fontova
    The Trump administration is preparing to unveil as soon as this week expansive offshore oil plan that would open the door to selling new drilling rights in Atlantic waters, according to people familiar with the plan… President Donald Trump his Interior Department to write the new blueprint with the aim of auctioning oil and gas drilling rights off the U.S. East Coast -- territory that his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, had had had had ruled out..” Don’t get me wrong! Cheaper energy and greater energy independence for our nation are nothing to sneeze at! But many of us familiar...
  • This local atrocity broke my heart

    11/28/2017 11:31:19 AM PST · by patriot08 · 49 replies
    Vanity | 11/28/17 | Patriot08
    I almost never start a thread, but something happened yesterday that horrified me and just broke my heart. I can't stop thinking about it and just have to share it. I was looking in the newspaper for a kitten to adopt. The only ad I could find was this ad for kittens for $5.00 each. I called and the man who answered said he used to give them away, but he started charging for them when he found out hey were being used for shark bait! (I live near the sea) I was unbelievably horrified and urged the man to...
  • Zombait, is this the Future of Bait?

    11/07/2017 9:42:50 AM PST · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 11/7/2017 | C Cocoles
    Is this invention the problem-solver of dead baitfish? Called the Zombait, it just may become the next big-selling bait enhancer. CNBC posted a very interesting invention on Facebook that has caught our eye. When this bait enhancer is placed in a dead baitfish, it makes the fish come alive like a zombie. Its battery-powered movements make the dead fish wiggle and move like a real live fish. Will the Zombait be the next big hit in the fishing world? We’ll certainly find out when it hits the retail market. Take a look at the Zombait video here.
  • Gutted fish urr Zombie Fish

    10/05/2017 10:51:07 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 15 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 10/5/2017 | C Buckner
    What happens when you put a gutted, dead fish back in the water? Apparently it swims on its own! Maybe, its like the chicken running around after the head has been chopped off. This video footage of a fish that has been completely gutted and had the meat filleted from its sides and is then dropped back into the water. It is crazy what happens next. While this seems completely crazy, there must be a reasonable explanation. Either the fish was not actually dead, and was just quickly gutted while still alive, or like many animals, its body can continue...
  • When mussels attack

    09/03/2017 8:11:31 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 39 replies
    Plumas News ^ | September 3, 2017 | Stacy Fisher, Staff Writer
    The United States has been invaded, not by a foreign army or extraterrestrials, but by two species of freshwater mollusks commonly called quagga and the lesser-known zebra mussels. Invasive species are of great concern to fishery biologists and to local officials, the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office and to PG&E, owners of Lake Almanor, as well as Bucks Lake near Quincy and nearby Butt Lake near Humbug Valley. State and federal agencies have joined forces to avert further infestations of quagga mussels and are urging boaters to help stop the spread of the non-native mollusks in California. According to information from...
  • Under Trump, recreational anglers feel tide turning in their favor on red snapper

    08/05/2017 12:46:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Standard Republic ^ | August 5, 2017 | Alexander Simon
    It’s getting easier to snap up red snapper. The sought-after game fish has been at the center of a years-long debate between environmentalists who want to protect the iconic species while it continues to rebuild from overfishing and recreational anglers who contend years of economically crippling restrictions have paid off and it’s time to go fishing again. After eight years of policies under President Obama that emphasized protection, there’s now a rising tide of momentum under the Trump administration to loosen restrictions in the federal waters off the Southeastern United States. Already: • Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in June expanded...
  • Fishing...with an excavator?

    07/29/2017 10:00:33 AM PDT · by Trumpnation · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7-29-17 | JR
    What you may lack in a fishing pole may be able to be substituted with an this video demonstrates.
  • Tarpon Drone Fly Fishing

    07/28/2017 4:22:16 AM PDT · by Trumpnation · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7-28-17 | JR
    This drone perspective on tarpon fishing is amazing, especially when you can see all of those silver kinds swimming around.
  • Mueller to examine Trump business as part of Russia probe: report

    07/20/2017 8:16:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 109 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/20/17 | Julia Manchester
    Robert Mueller is looking into President Trump's business transactions as part of the ongoing probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russians who sought to influence the 2016 election, according to a Thursday report by Bloomberg.
  • Record-breaking hammerhead shark caught near Texas City

    07/10/2017 12:30:06 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 48 replies
    KXAN ^ | July 10, 2017, 5:55 am | By Calily Bien
    TEXAS CITY, Texas (KXAN) — There’s no doubt Tim McClellen will be framing the picture of him with the massive, record-breaking hammerhead shark he caught over the weekend. McClellen won 1st place when he caught the 1,033-pound shark in the 55th Annual Texas City Jaycees Tackle Time Fishing Tournament on July 9. His catch smashed the 871-pound record set in 1980 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • UK to pull out of fishing deal that let others in its waters

    07/02/2017 3:48:47 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 2, 2017 9:02 AM EDT | Danica Kirka
    Britain is pulling out of an agreement that permits fishermen from five other countries to operate in U.K. waters, the first step in reasserting control over its fishing industry as it prepares to leave the European Union. The government announced Sunday it will trigger the two-year process of leaving the London Fisheries Convention, which allows vessels from France, Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands to fish between six and 12 nautical miles off the U.K. coastline. Britain signed the convention before it joined the EU and would be bound by its terms after leaving the bloc unless it starts to...
  • Eric Clapton Just Caught the Year's Biggest Salmon in Iceland

    06/28/2017 10:08:13 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 65 replies
    Mens Journal ^ | 6/29/2017 | Lauren Steele
    Rock & roll legend. World-class guitarist. Record-setting angler? Turns out that Eric Clapton, one of the greatest musicians of all time, is just as good with a fly rod as he is a guitar. Clapton, while on a fly-fishing trip to Iceland last week, landed a 28-pound salmon on the Vatnsdalsá River, setting the record for reeling in the biggest salmon of the summer. The massive fish measured 42.5 inches. Working with Vatnsdalsá guide Sturla Birginsson, Clapton had to run over half a mile downriver after hooking the monster, and spent two and a half hours reeling it in. The...
  • In a Bering Sea battle of killer whales vs. fishermen, the whales are winning

    06/20/2017 1:21:21 PM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies ^ | June 19, 2017 | Suzanna Caldwell
    In the Bering Sea, near the edge the continental shelf, fishermen are trying to escape a predator that seems to outwit them at every turn, stripping their fishing lines and lurking behind their vessels. The predators are pods of killer whales chasing down the halibut and black cod caught by longline fishermen. Fishermen say the whales are becoming a common sight — and problem — in recent years, as they've gone from an occasional pest to apparently targeting the fishermen's lines. Fishermen say they can harvest 20,000 to 30,000 pounds of halibut in a single day, only to harvest next...