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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

Niagara expo teaches fishing … and more

If you have an interest in fishing, you have a desire to learn how to catch fish. That’s as simple as it gets. Becoming more proficient at catching fish is an important part of the equation, but it’s not the only thing. You’ll find that out by attending the Greater Niagara Fishing and Outdoor Expo Jan. 17-19 at the Conference and Event Center in Niagara Falls.

Jim Beam fined in massive bourbon spill that killed fish

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources found dead fish along 62 miles of Glenns Creek and the Kentucky River.VERSAILLES, Ky. — Jim Beam was fined $600,000 earlier this month after a July warehouse fire sent a nearly 23-mile plume of alcohol into the Kentucky and Ohio rivers, killing fish. The distiller agreed to the fine in a Dec….