Hunting and Fishing

Insurance Companies Say Nathan Carman’s Boat Was Not Seaworthy When It Sank, Deny Coverage – Hartford Courant

Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Nathan Carman had three chances to activate the emergency beacon on his boat that would have alerted the Coast Guard to his craft’s location before it sank but didn’t do so even though the beacon was located right above the emergency kit he grabbed and took with him in the life raft, according to court documents. More details about the final minutes of the Chicken Pox before it sank in…

Hunting dark matter with GPS data – Science Magazine

Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A team of physicists has used data from GPS satellites to hunt for dark matter, the mysterious stuff whose gravity appears to hold galaxies together. They found no signs of a hypothetical type of dark matter, which consists of flaws in the fabric of space called topological defects, the researchers reported here on Saturday at a meeting of the American Physical Society. But the physicists say they have vastly…

Deer runs laps, visits restroom in Greenbrier gym – The Tennessean

Posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A total of three deer charged the front window but only one of them broke the glass and entered the building. The deer came in behind the front desk of the gym and started frantically running around before someone was able to lock it inside of the women’s restroom. Video courtesy of Quik Fit 24/7 Wochit

Deputies: Pack of hunting dogs found shot dead in NC – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

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Man blames running deer for 40 mph speeding ticket – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

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Widower’s ad looking for a fishing buddy is too sweet for words – Mashable

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

It’s a pretty straightforward online classifieds ad, but it has received over 23,000 views and demolished plenty more hearts on social media.  The ad was written by sweet-sounding South Australian man, Ray Johnstone, who has put himself out there to let the internet know he’s seeking a fishing mate.   SEE ALSO: The story of this elderly couple’s 65-year marriage will move you to tears “I’m a widowed pensioner who…

2 crew members from Malaysian boat carrying 31 reach safety – Fox News

Posted: Monday, January 30, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –  The captain and a crew member from a missing Malaysian boat made it to safety Sunday while others among the 31 people on board, including 28 Chinese tourists, on the boat may be drifting in the water waiting to be rescued, authorities said. Several Malaysian navy and police ships and at least one plane were searching for the boat but were being hindered by high…

22 Rescued After Malaysian Tourist Boat Sinks – TIME

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

(KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Twenty-two people, mostly Chinese tourists, were rescued Sunday after drifting more than a day in Malaysian waters after their boat sank in strong waves. Three bodies were recovered and a search was continuing for six people still missing. The boat’s captain and a crew member were spotted by a military plane and rescued by another tourist boat Sunday, according to government minister Shahidan Kassim and the…

Fishermen Who Brave the Seas to Rescue Migrants Now Need Saving – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Play Facebook Twitter Google Plus Embed autoplay autoplay SKALA SIKAMIAS, Greece — The fishermen who voluntarily rescue migrants from rickety boats or overcrowded dinghies have been left unable to help or work after freezing weather wrecked their vessels. In the Greek village of Skala Sikamias on the island of Lesbos, Kostas Pideris and Thanasis Marmarinos examined their boats on dry land, propped on wood slats next to the harbor. “I…

Malaysia boat sinks: 23 Chinese tourists and two crew rescued – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption China’s consul-general in Sabah checks her mobile phone in Kota Kinabalu, where the stricken vessel began its journey Twenty-three Chinese tourists and two crew members have survived after their boat sank in rough seas off eastern Malaysia, officials said. Shahidan Kassim, a minister in charge of national security, told reporters that six people were still missing, The catamaran sank on Saturday – the first day…

Malaysia tourist boat missing with 31 people on board – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Image caption The boat left Kota Kinabalu en route to the nearby island before it disappeared A boat carrying 31 people, including at least 28 Chinese tourists, has gone missing off the Malaysian coast, maritime authorities say. The boat lost contact after departing the eastern state of Sabah on Saturday. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said search and rescue efforts were being hampered by bad weather. The incident coincides with…

The Fishermen Braving the Freezing Mediterranean to Save Desperate Refugees – NBCNews.com

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

Play Facebook Twitter Google Plus Embed autoplay autoplay SKALA SIKAMIAS, Greece — The fishermen who voluntarily rescue migrants from rickety boats or overcrowded dinghies have been left unable to help or work after freezing weather wrecked their vessels. In the Greek village of Skala Sikamias on the island of Lesbos, Kostas Pideris and Thanasis Marmarinos examined their boats on dry land, propped on wood slats next to the harbor. “I…

Boat carrying 28 Chinese tourists reported missing off Malaysia – Reuters

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR A boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, is missing off the coast of Borneo, Malaysian maritime authorities said on Sunday. The boat left Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia’s eastern Sabah state, at about 9 a.m. (0100 GMT) on Saturday bound for the popular tourist spot of Mengalum island, officials said. It was reported missing at about 9.50 p.m. after failing to arrive at the island…

Barnegat man killed on hunting trip in Berkeley – Asbury Park Press

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Demolition on one of New Jersey’s “saddest” shopping centers began in August 2015. The Beachwood center has been an eyesore in Berkeley Twp. for decades and will be replaced with commercial and residential development. STAFF VIDEO BY BOB BIELK STAFF VIDEO BY BOB BIELK Buy Photo Police tape.(Photo: ~Asbury Park Press file photo)Buy Photo BERKELEY – A 26-year-old Barnegat man was shot and killed Saturday…

Lobbyists weigh in on bill requiring boat stickers – Washington Times

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) – Boaters would need a $25 sticker to be able to access state fishing sites under a bill proposed at the Legislature. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2jIYCjZ) Montana Wildlife Federation and Montana Trout Unlimited lobbyists told lawmakers that boat stickers were a good idea but that requiring them for vehicles would be more effective. Federation lobbyist Ben Lamb said not all anglers use boats. Boat stickers…