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  • Public Land..with Randy Newburg

    10/16/2018 1:45:31 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 3 replies
    Randy Newburg ^ | 9-17-15 | Randy Newburg
    Public lands....and why we have them.........
  • Is this the world’s hottest fisherwoman? Angler reels in 750,000 fans with videos of her making [tr]

    10/01/2018 7:08:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 1, 2018 | Aidan Wondcraz
    A former model turned fisherwoman has reeled in tens of thousands of followers to her social media accounts, and it seems that it's not just her fishing skills that her admirers are interested in. Queensland angler Brooke Frecklington goes by her social media handle Hooked on Brooke. Her posts often show the former Australasian Penthouse Pet of the Year winner reeling in giant catches while wearing bikinis.
  • Terrifying moment great white shark suddenly surfaces close to fishermen's boat and snatches [tr]

    09/20/2018 6:19:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 20, 2018 | Leigh McManus
    This is the terrifying moment a giant great white shark swoops on a fisherman's catch in the same waters where an engineering student was killed by a shark the day before. The video was shot by fisherman in Nantucket an island off Cape Cod, Massachusetts - on Sunday. Arthur Medici, 26, became the first person to die in a shark attack in the state since 1936 the day before the video was shot.
  • Closing the High Seas to Fishing Probably Won’t Hurt Global Food Security

    09/15/2018 4:43:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Hakai Magazine ^ | September 10, 2018 | Marcus Woo
    Far offshore are the high seas—waters beyond any country’s jurisdiction and the focus of a contentious debate. The high seas, which cover nearly two-thirds of the ocean’s surface, have recently seen an increase in fishing and other activities, such as deep-sea mining. To protect the biodiversity of this vast environment, delegates attending a meeting currently underway in New York are negotiating for a new international treaty, an addition to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. At this, the first in a series of meetings, some activists and scientists are urging the United Nations to discuss regulating,...
  • Mercury Marine unveils new line of diesel engines that improve performance in the mid-range

    08/05/2018 7:08:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Powerboat World ^ | August 2, 2018 | Lee Gordon
    Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, today introduced at the Sydney Boat Show, a new line of 3.0-liter diesel engines for sterndrive, inboard and water-jet applications, available in 150hp, 230hp and 270hp. Engineered, developed and tested over the past three years, these new engines will lead their class in several key attributes: acceleration; reliability; ease of installation and maintenance; and mitigation of noise, vibration and harshness (NVH). (In Europe, the 150hp engine node and ratings were specifically designed for Venice taxis and will be available at a later date.) "We are excited to offer our customers...
  • Oklahoma girl catches fish with 'human-like' teeth

    07/26/2018 9:11:45 AM PDT · by ETL · 52 replies ^ | July 26, 2018 | Elizabeth Zwirz
    A young girl in Oklahoma said she snagged a “weird” catch over the weekend, reeling in a fish bearing “human-like” teeth. Kennedy Smith, 11, was on a fishing trip at Fort Cobb Lake with her grandparents and brother on Sunday and got “really excited” when she hooked the fish on her line, she told The Associated Press. But to Smith’s surprise, her grandmother was bitten by the animal while she was trying to take out the hook. "I was confused because I knew that fish with teeth are not normal. It was weird," Smith told the outlet. "They were human-like...
  • 500-pound goliath grouper eats shark as shocked Florida fishermen watch: 'He just sucked it in'

    07/19/2018 5:20:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 18, 2018 | Jennifer Earl
    There's a reason goliath groupers are called the garbage disposals of the sea — they eat everything in sight, including sharks apparently. A group of fishermen were able to witness a 500-pound grouper's "rare" meal during a fishing trip off the coast of Everglades City, Florida, last week. Captain Jimmy Wheeler with Everglades Fishing Company watched as someone in his group caught a 3-foot shark. As the fisherman started reeling the creature in, a large shadow appeared. Wheeler instantly knew what was going to happen next.
  • 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...