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Angling Buzz video: A study in eelpout

In this Angling Buzz video, Tyler Robinson, a Bemidji State University grad student, and Shannon Fisher, of the Minnesota DNR, discuss a study they’ve been working on – tracking the movement and behavior of burbot/eelpout, a species that’s been growing in popularity over the past several years. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Burbot, Eelpout

Shimano teams up to direct tackle sales to fishing retailers nationwide

LADSON, S.C. — While the nation goes all out with support to local businesses that are feeling the economic brunt of COVID-19, Shimano has ramped up its efforts to support local tackle shops through its connection with Locally.com. Through the fish.shimano.com web site, anglers can buy Shimano rods, reels and lures, G. Loomis rods, PowerPro braid, and Jackall lures through…

A state-record perch – and on her first try ice fishing

(Photo courtesy of Scott Harrington)Martina Drugovich didn’t expect to land a state record fish on her first-ever day as an ice angler. Armed with a new fishing license and brand new ice fishing traps, she was just hoping to have some fun on Mount Desert Island’s Long Pond and maybe catch a fish she and her fiance, Scott Harrington, could…

Angler snags apparent live grenade in NW Indiana river

GARY, Ind. — A man fishing from a northwestern Indiana bridge reeled in an apparent live grenade, prompting a road closure until the device was removed by a bomb squad. A Gary police officer who was called to the Little Calumet River bridge on Monday evening to investigate learned that a man who had been fishing from the bridge pulled…

Veteran catches final fish as dying wish

Connie Willhite, a U.S. Navy veteran who was being cared for at the Hospice Care Unit at the VA Medical Center in Georgia, asked for only two things before he died: he wanted to be baptized and he wanted to catch one more fish. For the full story on the latter, click here. Categories: News Tags: Fishing