September 18, 2016

Full circle

The use of circle hooks in protecting the ecology of fish species was examined. Circle hooks, as traditional tools used in fishing, pose the possibility that the mortality of tagged and released fishes can be reduced. Furthermore, it is speculated that the process can increase catch rates. Based on an ancient design, circle hooks may […]

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September 10, 2016


For individuals who like dynamic occasions, bicycle visits offer an awesome approach to drench yourself in a region. All you need is just the best road bikes for beginners under $500 and your zeal (maybe). On a cycling visit, each day is distinctive as you sell through changing scenes and stop at purposes of enthusiasm […]

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September 9, 2016

Shrimp-boat orders swamp Gulf builders

The Gulf Coast will be swarming with shrimp-boats as over 100 steel vessels are being built for fishing companies which have been cashing in on the favorable ex-vessel prices and their new-found prosperity and rosy outlook. Shrimp fishery in the Gulf Coast towns such as Bayou LaBatre, AL, is also booming because of low fuel […]

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September 2, 2016

Classic West Coast troller updated with aluminum

The F/V Aleutian was upgraded by its owner, Scott Fennell, to increase the 50-year-old boat’s holding capacity. Fennell employed the services of Tom-Mac Shipyard to equip the boat with a new freezer system with a capacity of 17,500 pounds. He also commissioned Tom-Mac to improve the boat’s seaworthiness by installing aluminum hull sides and housings. […]

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August 11, 2016

Wading in

New technologies and an expanding consumer audience are casting a strong light on the fishing wader market. Meanwhile, high-detail, realistic designs are swimming to the top of the embroidery market. “Glowing.” That’s the word that Gerry Walton, president and CEO of Fly Technologies, uses to describe the state of the wader market in 1997. Business […]

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August 3, 2016

Mad about Shad

You don’t have to be a specialist to take your share of shad. Way to go, Meredith!” said guide Mike Bogue. “You’ve got a fish on all right.” The fish Bogue was referring to was my 19-year-old daughter’s first American shad, a tipper male of about three pounds that she hooked on the Sacramento River […]

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August 1, 2016

FISH EXPO-Seattle: in search of new technology

Several state-of-the-art fishery and marine industry equipment were unveiled during the FISH EXPO-Seattle which was held in Washington on Sep. 28-30, 1995. These include an incinerating marine toilet, a Global Positioning System-based survival system, a small-boat processing equipment and color-screen radar system. Every year manufacturers bring an impressive assortment of new equipment to FISH EXPO. […]

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July 25, 2016

Put your best foot forward

CREEP THROUGH THE SEEPS In the autumn, when snow is beginning to gather in the high country, a footloose angler can stride through the racket of gathering waterfowl and into a curious group of desert lakes stocked with rainbow trout. Ice Age floods excavated sixty-some potholes in the parched Columbia River Basin scablands. Man added […]

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