Fishing

How Sewage Plants Hurt Fish, And How They Can Help – Forbes

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

Deformities linked to estrogen-like chemicals decreased dramatically in fish after a wastewater treatment plant in Canada got an upgrade. (Shutterstock) Something strange has been happening to fish in Ontario’s Grand River, which drains into Lake Erie. Male rainbow darters—colorful fish a few inches long—are growing eggs in their sex organs. The condition, called intersex, has been identified in fish around the world. It’s often linked to pollution, especially molecules that mimic the…

The SEC is investigating the banks that sold Mozambique’s ‘tuna bond’ – Business Insider

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

Kiyomura Co’s President Kiyoshi Kimura (C), who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, holds a sword as he poses with a 200 kg (400 lbs) bluefin tuna at his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, Japan. Reuters/Toru Hanai (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating the sale of $850 million in bonds issued by Mozambique by Credit Suisse, Russia’s VTB Group and BNP Paribas,…

Text Edge Style – Herald Sun

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

Fisherman rescued after clinging to his upturned boat for nine hours survived after stripping off – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

He had managed to climb to the top of the upturned hull out of the water. His family has revealed he removed his clothes in order to survive. He was rescued when the upside down wreckage was spotted by a passing oil tanker at 7.45am, 17 miles off the Kent coast. Mr Ronsijn had managed to climb onto the hull, and remained there until he was spotted by the passing tanker….

The floating dead: Massive fish kill in Baltimore rivers – RT

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Maryland Department of the Environment investigators told The Baltimore Sun that they believe a toxic algae known as ‘Karlodinium venifecum’ is to blame for the deaths of about 10,000 fish in the Gunpowder and Bird rivers. Fish kills are localized die-offs of fish populations and the most common cause is reduced oxygen in the water due to algae bloom, drought, overpopulation, or an increase in water temperature. They can be…

Really big Illinois walleye through the ice: Fish of the Week – Chicago Sun-Times

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Here’s to a young man with an old fish. While ice fishing, Jim Cieslica of Plato Center caught a 29-inch walleye from private waters in Illinois. The Frigid Outdoors pro was nominated by his ice-fishing teammate Nick Langton, the Glenbard North grad who helped start the bass fishing club for the Panthers. FOTW, the celebration of big fish and good stories, runs Wednesdays on the Sun-Times outdoors page. The story…

Fish report: Bass are hitting crank and spinner baits – The Tennessean

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Best waters to fish in the Nashville-area this week.(Photo: File) To report the most up-to-date information on fishing in the Midstate, The Tennessean has asked for contributions from several avid anglers. They will report on their latest trips as well as offer tips. To add a report, contact Mike Organ at 615-259-8021 or morgan@tennessean.com.• Melvin Stewart on the Cumberland River: Saturday was a record-breaking 76 degrees. I took a short trip to Cheatham County….

Danish Study Links Fish Oil During Pregnancy With Lower Asthma Risk In Kids – NPR

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Studies of fish oil and health are like studies about coffee — there’s plenty of contradictory information out there. With that in mind, here’s the latest turn: A Danish study finds that women who took fish oil supplements during pregnancy reduced the risk of asthma in their children. “I would say that the finding that the effect was there was maybe not the surprise, because there have been indications,” says…

10000 fish die in Gunpowder, Bird rivers – Baltimore Sun

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thousands of fish have died in recent days in the Gunpowder and Bird rivers in eastern Baltimore County, and officials believe a toxic algae bloom is to blame. Maryland Department of the Environment investigators believe a toxic algae known as Karlodinium venifecum has killed about 10,000 yellow perch, largemouth bass, bluegill sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, black crappie, gizzard shad, spottail shiner and channel catfish. Investigators are waiting for lab results…

Watch How Drones Fight Pirate Fishing From the Sky – National Geographic

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Globally, an estimated 20 percent of all fish are caught illegally, through a combination of fishing in restricted areas, subverting quotas and seasonal limits, and using banned gear. The fish are shipped around the world and sold to existing markets, where most buyers have no idea that the food they are purchasing is stolen goods.

Fishing Best Bets: Sheepshead season starting to kick in – The News-Press

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Pennsylvanians Mia and Teddie Giannone teamed up on this sheepshead, caught on a shrimp at Coon Key in Estero Bay with Get Hooked Charters Capt. Matt DeAngelis.(Photo: Special to The News-Press) Post to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 1 of 12 2 of 12 3 of 12 4 of 12 5 of 12 6 of 12 7 of 12 8 of 12 9 of…

Kick off 2017 with clams, lobster and more at Clearwater Seafood’s new Swansea location – Fall River Herald News

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Linda Murphy Lifestyle Editor @HNFastFood Just in time for New Year’s celebrations, seafood lovers have a new place in Swansea to shop for their fish. Clearwater Seafood, a retail store with a takeout menu rivaling most seafood restaurants opened recently at 395 Wilbur Avenue. The new retail location merges the business’ wholesale operation (Clearwater Seafood) with its retail store, which originally operated as North…

One crew member dies after fishing boat capsizes off Kent coast – The Guardian

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

One crew member has died after a fishing vessel carrying three people capsized in the middle of the Channel, with one person still missing a day later. A Belgian-registered boat got into trouble off the Kent coast on Tuesday night, and two of the crew were rescued by a coastguard helicopter based at Lydd. One of those rescued was taken from the water but later died in hospital; the other…

Layered clothing, safety practices first key to ice fishing – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

As winters go, those we have in Southern Nevada are generally short and relatively mild. Some days I pull out my wool coat in outfitter camo and slip it on just to remind myself what it looks like and to see if it still fits. In communities a little further north, however, things are different. With the Christmas season comes freezing temperatures accompanied by snow and ice, and the chance…

The Bizarre and Inspiring Story of Iowa’s Fish Farmers – Mother Jones

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

By mid-October, harvest is in full swing in central Iowa. Giant green combines crawl through rows of withered corn until well after dusk as Webster City’s farmers hurry to gather their crops before the first freeze sets in. The stiff, pale bodies of dead hogs pile up in dumpsters along gravel roads, waiting to be butchered. Geese sail south in wavering Vs, and the maple trees on the banks of…

Crew members missing after fishing boat capsizes off Kent coast – The Guardian

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

An extensive search is under way for two fishermen after their vessel capsized in the middle of the Channel on Tuesday night. One man was found clinging to the hull of the overturned boat by a passing vessel at about 7.45am on Wednesday – nine hours after the boat capsized off the Kent coast at about 11pm. The man was airlifted by the coastguard search and rescue helicopter from Lydd…

How a Fish That Hatches in Coral Reefs Finds Its Way Home – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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For many anglers, fishing is reward enough – Delmarva Daily Times

Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Mark Sampson(Photo: .) Although the last fishing day of the White Marlin Open came and went over four months ago, anyone who has been following the saga of the event knows that all the winners have yet to be officially declared. Actually the winners where kinda-sorta announced — or at least “assumed” when the last fish was weighed on that last day, but after members of the top winning team…

How safe is seafood? – Phys.Org

Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Credit: Youris.com Seafood is the main component of European Christmas menus. But with rising concern about chemical pollution in the marine environment, is seafood safe to eat? Consumption of seafood is regarded as healthy since it contains high quality proteins, vitamins and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. But it might also put us at risk of exposure to environmental pollutants. How much do we know about our eating choices? One…