Fishing

See Bill Maher, Milo Yiannopoulos Talk Free Speech, Trolling on ‘Real Time’ – RollingStone.com

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Bill Maher sat down with Milo Yiannopoulos on Friday’s Real Time to talk free speech, religion and the controversy surrounding the self-proclaimed internet troll. Related Berkeley Riots: Inside the Campus Showdown Over Free Speech When a controversial blogger was invited to speak, protests got out of hand – but some say that’s nothing compared with danger of normalizing hate In explaining why, despite the uproar surrounding the Breitbart editor, Yiannopoulos was…

Coulson: Transitioning from ice fishing to open water fishing – The Coloradoan

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Buy Photo Dave Coulson(Photo: Coloradoan library)Buy Photo February has been rather warm, maybe unseasonably so. As a result, up and down the Front Range we’ve gone from ice fishing to open water fishing within a two week period. Even though many reservoirs and their boat ramps are now ice free, or soon will be, boating options are extremely limited due to required aquatic nuisance species (ANS) inspections. Consequently, most state…

Help area make most of fishing opener – St. Cloud Times

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Buy Photo Anglers try their luck Wednesday, Nov. 2, on the Mississippi River just above the Sartell dam. The 70th Annual Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener May 11-14 will include this section of the river.(Photo: Dave Schwarz, dschwarz@stcloudtimes.com)Buy Photo Between the seasonal flood of boat and outdoors shows inside and the May-like temperatures outside, it’s not hard to start planning summer fun. Central Minnesotans, though, have an even better reason to anticipate…

Downstream from the stricken Oroville Dam, the Feather River Fish Hatchery manages to save millions of fish – Los Angeles Times

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

On Friday, the staff at the Feather River Fish Hatchery, just downstream from the stricken Oroville Dam, took stock of their losses, gave thanks for their victories and girded for a long, hard recovery after being inundated with debris-laden water the color of chocolate milk. A few thousand Chinook salmon fry didn’t make it. But millions of others survived, as did 1 million federally endangered steelhead trout eggs. The dirty…

Who is trolling the Pope? – BBC News

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images Earlier this month posters criticising the Pope sprang up across Rome, and a spoof news story mocking the pontiff was sent to the city’s cardinals. Christopher Lamb asks what it’s all about. I was shocked when I saw them. I was sitting just a few rows behind a nun on a tram, when it stopped alongside some posters of a stern-looking Pope Francis. Underneath his glum,…

Abundant fish draw 1 million penguins to Argentine peninsula – Fox News

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina –  More than a million penguins have traveled to Argentina’s Punta Tombo peninsula during this year’s breeding season, drawn by an unusual abundance of small fish. Local officials say that’s a record number in recent years for the world’s largest colony of Magellanic penguins, offering an especially stunning spectacle for the tens of thousands of people who visit the reserve annually. The peninsula’s tiny islets…

How to eat more heart-healthy seafood – DesMoinesRegister.com

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

Pistachio Crusted Tuna Steaks(Photo: Special to the Register) February is American Heart Month. Your heart health is dependent on your lifestyle habits, and one of the most important behaviors is diet. One specific dietary habit in need of improvement is consumption of seafood. Current advice from our government and national health organizations recommends eating two seafood meals each week. One serving of seafood is considered 3.5 ounces or 3/4 cup of flaked…

Mayor’s meeting: All over the lakefront and fishing stuff – Chicago Sun-Times

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

Stockings, status and other notes from the Mayor’s Fishing Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday,  Feb. 16, at 31st Street Harbor. Bob Long Jr., “The Fishin’ Guy,” for the Chicago Park District, filled in for Tom Gray as meeting chair. Brenda McKinney, Urban Fishing Coordinator for the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, opened with this truth, “State still does not have a budget. As far as I know, stocking will continue…

Share your fishing adventures to #FishME – Bangor Daily News

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

If you’ve been thinking of introducing your kids to ice fishing — or trying it yourself, for that matter — this is your lucky weekend, for a couple of important reasons. Mike Brissette of Vassalboro shows off a lake trout (left) and a landlocked salmon he registered during the 52nd annual Schoodic Lake Ice Fishing Derby on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. This year’s edition of the popular event will be…

Free fishing weekend in Michigan, no license required – WXYZ

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

(WXYZ) – You can soon fish for free in Michigan, but only for a couple of days.  The Department of Natural Resources has designated Saturday and Sunday a free fishing weekend. You won’t need a license those days, but you will have to follow other fishing regulations. The state offers the free fishing weekend every year to promote one of Michigan’s favorite pastimes. There are several events around the state…

Kanaloa Seafood Recognized for Sustainable Practices – Noozhawk

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

Kanaloa Seafood has achieved its Marine Stewardship Council Certification, a globally renowned recognition in the sustainable seafood industry. The Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) science-based standard is the world’s most credible and recognized standard for environmentally sustainable wild-caught seafood. The MSC has developed standards both for sustainable fishing and seafood traceability. They meet the world’s toughest best practice criteria and are helping to transform global seafood markets. Kanaloa’s detailed sustainability assessment…

Lauderhill fish market shooting suspect is in custody – Sun Sentinel – Sun Sentinel

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

The man suspected in a fatal shooting outside a Lauderhill fish market was arrested in Palm Beach County, police announced Thursday. Trace Obrian Walker, 26, is accused of gunning down Gary Wallock outside the Lobster and Seafood Warehouse, 1854 NW 38th Ave. The Jan. 16 execution-style murder was captured on surveillance video, which police released a few days later. The video shows someone run up to Wallock  from behind and begin firing shots at close range. …

Anglers can fish without a Michigan license this weekend – WDIV Detroit

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

LANSING, Mich. – Want to go fishing but don’t have a license? No problem — but just for a couple of days. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its Winter Free Fishing Weekend for Saturday and Sunday. No license is required, although other fishing regulations will remain in force. The free weekend is held each year to promote Michigan’s many angling opportunities. Several organized events have been scheduled…

Georgia hunting, fishing license fees to rise under House plan – Moore American

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

ATLANTA — A proposal to hike Georgia’s hunting and fishing fees has gotten some nibbles under the Gold Dome. The bill increases fees across the board, from licenses for hunting and fishing to permits to harvest alligators. Seniors, who currently enjoy a free pass, will also start paying a relatively small fee. If approved, it will be the first increase in more than two decades. Hunting…

Higher cod prices hit Europe’s fish consumers – Financial Times

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Bald eagle rescued from fishing line at Sargent ranch – KTRK-TV

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

We’ve got some exclusive new video of a bald eagle being rescued overnight. A retiree was just tending to his duties on a ranch in Sargent when he got the chance to rescue the majestic bird. Harvey Howard spotted the eagle sitting out in a pasture as he was checking the water troughs for the cattle Wednesday evening. EXCLUSIVE: Rescuers assist bald eagle found in Sargent After a while, Harvey…

Fishing report: Rivers dropping into shape, but steelhead scarce – Statesman Journal

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Randy Bales shows off a steelhead. Winter steelhead is starting slow, but numbers should increase into March.(Photo: Special to the Statesman Journal) As rivers slowly drop in Northwest Oregon, fishing for winter steelhead should improve. Even so, officials said it would likely be at least Presidents’ Day before fishable conditions arrive on the Willamette and North Santiam Rivers near Salem. Near Eugene, Alton Baker Canal was set to be stocked for the…