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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