Hunting and Fishing

‘We had a loud bang’: Jet makes emergency landing after hitting deer in Charlotte – Charlotte Observer

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

An American Airlines regional jet that was taking off at Charlotte Douglas International Airport struck a deer at about noon Wednesday, causing the crew to declare an emergency and return to the airport. The American Eagle plane was headed to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, in Mississippi, with 44 passengers and four crew members aboard, American spokeswoman Katie Cody said. The CRJ-700 struck the deer during its takeoff roll. The flight crew…

Who Dreams of Hunting People? – The New Yorker

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Lenny DePaul and Theresa Payton are the surveillance experts behind the reality-TV show “Hunted,” which combines digital-age paranoia with law-and-order patriotism.CreditILLUSTRATION BY BEN KIRCHNER / SOURCE PHOTOGRAPHS BY MONTY BRINTON / CBS VIA GETTY It’s hard to know whom to root for in “Hunted,” the new reality show on CBS. On the one hand, there are the “fugitives”—ordinary people who, in teams of two, go into hiding for twenty-eight days,…

PJ Fleck is bringing ‘Row The Boat’ mantra to Minnesota, but for a price – CBSSports.com

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck took the college football world by storm with his energetic personality and “Row The Boat” mantra at Western Michigan. When he arrived in Kalamazoo, WMU had no bowl victories and a long storied history without much big-time success. Before Fleck left, he led the Broncos to their first-ever bowl win (2015 Bahamas Bowl) and their best season ever (13-1 in 2016). To Western Michigan, “Rowing the…

Ex-crewman mourns loss of brother, friends in boat disaster – ABC News

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Dylan Hatfield got one last chance to see his brother and five other crewmen on the Destination, a 98-foot crab boat missing and presumed sunk in the Bering Sea. The Destination was tied up Thursday in the Aleutian Islands port of Dutch Harbor, preparing to leave. Hatfield, 29, had just come in from the Bering Sea on a different boat. He had worked on the Destination off and on for…

Fishing: Roger’s Remarks for Feb. 14 – Fresno Bee

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Life lessons, yes, the kind of experiences that make you reevaluate your priorities and what’s really important in the end, never seem to come when you’re expecting them. For me it began one day with a striper fishing trip to San Luis with Byron Stickler, a local brown trout fanatic and fishing friend. We pulled into the Petro diner in Santa Nella at 0-dark-30, just after the restaurant opened. Our…

Fishing: Roger’s Remarks for Feb. 14 – Fresno Bee

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Life lessons, yes, the kind of experiences that make you reevaluate your priorities and what’s really important in the end, never seem to come when you’re expecting them. For me it began one day with a striper fishing trip to San Luis with Byron Stickler, a local brown trout fanatic and fishing friend. We pulled into the Petro diner in Santa Nella at 0-dark-30, just after the restaurant opened. Our…

Drifting toward spring: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report – Chicago Sun-Times

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Spring signs come on for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report; though ice fishing hangs on to the north. But I would not that spring weather is on the way and even to our north there are questions about ice. Gary Bloom, one of the premier fishermen on the Chicago lakefront, sent notes Saturday from opening day of sturgeon spearing on Lake Winnebago and the upriver lakes in Wisconsin. That…

Deer deaths could provide new insight – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A study designed to track movements of white-tailed bucks is also providing information on how they die.(Photo: MSU/Special to The Clarion-Ledge) A study designed to shed light on the life of a white-tailed buck is beginning to provide the opposite as well; how they die. Since October, a total of 58 bucks were captured, tagged and fitted with monitoring collars as a part of a study being conducted by Mississippi…

Annual free fishing weekend is here – Detroit Free Press

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Disappearance of Seattle-based crab boat, crew a ‘mystery’ – The Seattle Times

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The six-member crew of the Seattle-based crab boat F/V Destination had yet to begin their snow-crab harvest when the vessel disappeared Saturday morning amid chilly winter temperatures in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska. Michael Barcott, an attorney representing the owners of the vessel, said the crew still had all their gear on board, including the steel pots used to trap crab, when something went wrong. “We can…

Search ends for Bering Sea crabbing boat, crew of 6 – CBS News

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea. The fishing vessel Destination went missing early Saturday after an emergency signal from a radio beacon registered to the ship. The signal originated from 2 miles off St. George, an island about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island. The Coast Guard released a statement Monday…

Hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Saturday – The Tennessean

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Hunting, fishing, boating and hiking calendar for the Nashville area.(Photo: File) To add an event, contact Mike Organ at 615-259-8021 or morgan@tennessean.com. HUNTING Feb. 16-19. National Wild Turkey Federation Convention & Sport Show, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Call 800-843-6983 or visit nwtf.org. Feb. 16-17. Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission meeting, TWRA Region II Building. Feb. 18. Hunting and fishing licenses go on sale. Feb. 25-26. Murfreesboro Gun Show, Middle Tennessee Expo Center, Murfreesboro. Call 563-927-8176. Feb….

Disappearance of Seattle-based crab boat, crew a ‘mystery’ – The Seattle Times

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The six-member crew of the Seattle-based crab boat F/V Destination had yet to begin their snow-crab harvest when the vessel disappeared Saturday morning amid chilly winter temperatures in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska. Michael Barcott, an attorney representing the owners of the vessel, said the crew still had all their gear on board, including the steel pots used to trap crab, when something went wrong. “We can…

Coast Guard calls off search for 6 fishermen on crab boat – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea. The fishing vessel Destination went missing early Saturday after an emergency signal from a radio beacon registered to the ship. The signal originated from 2 miles off St. George, an island about 650 miles west of Kodiak Island. The Coast Guard released a statement Monday…

The Latest: Owners of missing crab boat are heartbroken – ABC News

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Latest on a crab boat missing in the Bering Sea (all times local): 9 p.m. The owners of the 98-foot crab boat with six people on board missing off a remote Alaska island say they are heartbroken over the loss. The Coast Guard released a statement Monday night saying they have suspended the search for the Destination in the Bering Sea. The Coast Guard received an emergency positioning signal…

Workshop offers insight into hunting coyotes and other predators – Columbia Missourian

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A coyote walks along a field at Peck Ranch Conservation Area in Fremont, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conversation is hosting the workshop to teach people how to call coyotes and other predators, such as foxes and bobcats, at the regional office in Columbia.

Disappearance of Seattle-based crab boat, crew a ‘mystery’ | The … – The Seattle Times

Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The six-member crew of the Seattle-based crab boat F/V Destination had yet to begin their snow-crab harvest when the vessel went missing Saturday morning amid chilly winter temperatures in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska. Michael Barcott, an attorney representing the owners of the vessel, said that the crew still had all their gear on board, including the steel pots used to trap crab, when something went wrong….

Giving new life to an old boat – Delmarva Daily Times

Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017

Mark Sampson.(Photo: .) When I was kid I really loved bay fishing from our family’s 14-foot skiff. But after a few years of drooling over the catches I’d see coming off the offshore boats, I eventually talked my father into stepping up to a 19-foot center console with a 140 hp outboard and enough fuel capacity to run as far offshore as the weather and our courage would allow us…

Search for Fishing Vessel With 6 People Goes Into 2nd Day – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska says it’s searching for a fishing boat with six people that’s been missing in the Bering Sea for more than a day. An agency news release on Sunday afternoon says ships and aircraft have looked through the night for the 98-foot-long F/V Destination. The boat had six people on it and is owned by a company based in Seattle, Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren…

Brig Niagara crew member about to cross Atlantic in tiny boat – GoErie.com

Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2017

Matt Kent has spent five years planning for this voyage and building his small sailboat. He will launch in March on what could be a four-month trip. Ron Leonardi @ETNLeonardi Being cooped up in a vessel measuring just 3 feet 6 inches by 3 feet 6 inches for nearly four months is what awaits former U.S. Brig Niagara crew member Matt Kent. Kent, 33, has…