Anglers Use Fishing Buddy’s Ashes as Bait to Catch 180-Pound Carp By Robert Deen Two British anglers honored their departed fishing buddy by mixing his ashes into dough ball baits, which they used to catch a 180-pound carp in Thailand. Ron Hopper, 64, succumbed to cancer shortly before a planned fishing trip to Thailand with … More Angler Given Last Bites
Fishing gadgets catch more fisherman than fish. That’s why we need such large tackle boxes. I can’t resist them, but of course many don’t work. So I was pleased to discover that the new iBobber delivers on its promise. The iBobber is a fish finder you cast. Weighing less than two ounces and encased in … More iBobber Casting Fish Finder
http://www.spokesman.com/blogs/outdoors/2016/mar/31/feds-give-nez-perce-200000-introducing-condors-hells-canyon/ ENDANGERED SPECIES — Idaho’s Nez Perce Tribe as been awarded a $200,000 federal grant to pursue reintroducing the California condor in Hells Canyon. Based on California’s example, the use of lead ammunition for hunting is a potential issue in a swath of Idaho, Oregon and Washington. The Nez Perce grant is a share … More Feds give Nez Perce $200,000 for Introducing Condors to Hells Canyon
LiveOutdoors.com by Robert Deen Poachers working Mexico’s Sea of Cortez at night got a shock when they were buzzed by an environmental group’s quadcopter drone, equipped with a FLIR thermal night vision camera. The video shows the poachers panicking, abandoning their illegal gillnet and fleeing at high speed in a panga. The crew of the … More Sea Shepherd Drone Captures Night Video of Totoaba Poachers
Bass Angler Magazine Summer means fishing, and that means putting up with mosquitoes. The government is sounding the alarm that mosquitoes could rapidly spread the dangerous Zika Virus as it moves north from countries south of the border — where it is already causing major problems. How worried should you be? “Most of what we’ve … More Should Anglers Worry About the Zika Virus?
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Choke on your Chu-toro roll. The giant bluefin tuna so beloved of sushi fans is rapidly disappearing and in deep trou ble. The bluefin tuna population has dropped by more than 97 percent from historic levels, according to a report from the International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species. Under current levels of reproduction … More Giant Bluefin Tuna in Trouble