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Evening Secret Blog – Alaska Fishing Vacations

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Alaska?s fishing vacations are one of the most popular with tourists. With people wishing to escape the hustle-bustle of the daily life, these relaxing fishing vacations are a great way to can get closer to nature.

Salmon is common along the Alaskan coast. So is giant halibut. Visitors can also catch salmon weighing up to 50 pounds. Other varieties of fish, like grayling and northern pike, are easy to catch in many inland streams.

The extreme tides and ocean currents surrounding Alaska crea…


Search Past 7 days Archives – Boston Herald (blog)


Boston Herald (blog)

Search Past 7 days Archives
Boston Herald (blog)
Following Thursday's practice, Vince Wilfork headed out deep sea fishing with his wife Bianca, hoping to land a worthy haul. Only, after hours out on the

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OUR VIEW: Fishing and football are perfect subjects for lobbyists and … – The Birmingham News – al.com (blog)

OUR VIEW: Fishing and football are perfect subjects for lobbyists and
The Birmingham News – al.com (blog)
Gone are all-expenses-paid hunting and deepsea fishing trips, visits to the beach, golf outings and such for purely social occasions, according to Sumner.

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Jan. 30 – TCPalm

Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Jan. 30
TCPalm
The Lady Stuart I Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat, out of the Hutchinson Island Marriott, reported excellent fishing on Thursday and Friday.

More fishing in Bay – The Daily Star

More fishing in Bay
The Daily Star
The recommendation was overlooked first by the BNP-led government that issued 50 licences for deepsea fishing in 2002. Interestingly, most people who got

Area fishermen voice anger over catch limits; Wahoo, dolphin may follow bass – Myrtle Beach Sun News

Area fishermen voice anger over catch limits; Wahoo, dolphin may follow bass
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Larry Horowitz, owner of Voyager Deep Sea Fishing Fleet in Calabash, NC, said fishermen are concerned that the new rules will not only hurt them,

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January 31, 2011 at 9:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fish Anywhere In North America With Only Four Fishing Lures? I’d Bet On It

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I am not a frequent bettor, but after a lifetime of fishing,I have discovered 4, yes four, fishing lures that I can take anywhere in the U.S. and Canada and catch any edible species of fish. Part of the wager would be that I must catch fish in order to eat.This lure is a Must Have for any fisherman…bar none! It’s the Black and Silver floating Rapala. Because of it’s unrivaled swimming action and depth, it mimics the minnows that game fish or pan fish feed on, making it irresistible to most any…



Sometimes bass fishing in a big lake can be overwhelming. Do you fish deep? Fish the banks? Are they out in open water? What? This will depend on the lake, the time of year, the time of day and many other factors such as air and water temperature. There is no short answer; no hard and fast rule. But mostly, to put yourself on fish, you are going to be looking for cover and structure. Cover is vegetation and things like that where bass can hide. Structure is things like drop offs, road beds, cr…

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January 31, 2011 at 4:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing for Salmon

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The world of the fly fisherman is a varied one. Salmon, trout, grayling and char inhabit the most beautiful waters of the world. Rivers and lakes that reflect forest trees, snowy topped mountains, and sometimes blue skies. The fish that live in crystal clear waters demand the very highest of angling skills. You will not hook that king of fish unless your presentation is virtually perfect. Even when not fishing, the angler can be tying flies for the next season, sitting by the winter?s fires…


Search Past 7 days Archives – Boston Herald (blog)


Boston Herald (blog)

Search Past 7 days Archives
Boston Herald (blog)
Following Thursday's practice, Vince Wilfork headed out deep sea fishing with his wife Bianca, hoping to land a worthy haul. Only, after hours out on the

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Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Jan. 30 – TCPalm

Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Jan. 30
TCPalm
The Lady Stuart I Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat, out of the Hutchinson Island Marriott, reported excellent fishing on Thursday and Friday.

UAA chancellor reflects on experience with Gulf oil spill – Anchorage Daily News

UAA chancellor reflects on experience with Gulf oil spill
Anchorage Daily News
The commission also recommended that a "safety case" approach be taken for deep-water wells and high risk areas such as the Arctic. Used in the North Sea,

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“Worst” forms of child labor are in Masbate – DOLE – Philippine Information Agency

"Worst" forms of child labor are in Masbate – DOLE
Philippine Information Agency
According to Onding, the exploitation of a number of children in mining to extract gold, prostitution, farming and deepsea fishing was a problem that

Beginning Deep Sea Fishing – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Beginning Deep Sea Fishing
Bleacher Report
Deep sea fishing is quite different than the usual fishing one might become accustomed to. In order to fish the deep sea, you not only need different

Prioritize safety at sea: Chen – Taipei Times

Prioritize safety at sea: Chen
Taipei Times
Greater Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) yesterday drew attention to incidents involving distressed deep sea fishing

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January 31, 2011 at 10:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Fishing Waders

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A fisherman’s waders can be his best friend or worst enemy. If you’ve ever had a leak in your waders, you know exactly what I’m talking about. When you first think there’s a leak in your waders, you ignore it and hope it goes away, but invariably it doesn’t. It’s there and has to be dealt with, because there are few things worse than a pair of leaky waders. There are two main materials that waders are made out of, and they are really quite different. As a matter of fact, If you spend a lot …


Jan. 28-30: Oneida Lake frozen over; crappie derby set for Whitney Point Reservoir – The Post-Standard – Syracuse.com (blog)
The fishing seems to be hot or cold Anglers are getting some nice white crappie early and late in the day. The fish can be tight-lipped some days so keep trying different baits. The Almost Annual NYS Crappie Derby is scheduled on the reservoir Saturday.

About 300 brave the cold, snow to compete in annual fishing event on Clark Lake – MLive.com
The hunt for bigger fish was on Sunday as about 300 people competed in the 12th annual Midwest Open Ice Fishing Tournament on Clark Lake. The two-man teams went from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. trying to catch the largest eight bluegill and eight crappie. First prize

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January 31, 2011 at 2:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – eBay Is A Great Reference For Collectible Fishing Tackle Values

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eBay Is A Great Reference For Collectible Fishing Tackle ValuesSubmitted By: Andy Howe  

Using the ?Completed listings? feature on eBay allows antique fishing tackle collectors find real information on what vintage fishing reels, lures and rods have actually sold for under auction conditions.
With the increase …


5 Tactics for tuna fishing NJ
Tuna is a species that’s been commercially fished for years but now it’s becoming a popular sport fish for many anglers who set out to try their hand at reeling in the Yellowfin, Albacore and Bluefin. Each one of these species has their own unique qualities that appeal to different types of anglers. Fishing for […]

Three tactics for saltwater catfish fishing
One of the oldest and most popular game fish sought out today is the catfish. They can be caught in all types of water including both freshwater and saltwater. The catfish has always been known as a scavenger fish because they stay on the bottom of the water most of the time. This gave off […]

Do homemade catfish baits really work? How do I make it?
Do homemade catfish baits really work? How do I make it? Homemade catfish baits do work very well. You could use baitfish or some other bait, but what I have heard and experienced is that the homemade baits work the best. There are many recipes listed on here for catfish bait, but one of my […]

Three tips for a great California fishing trip
Planning a fishing trip to California can be very exciting. However, there are some things you need to think about to make the trip one of the best vacations you have ever had. There are many places in California to fish so you need to think about the location. If you will be in a […]

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January 30, 2011 at 7:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Fly Fishing Utah’s Green River

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Imagine yourself floating in a drift boat with a professional oarsman, on the crystal clear Green River. On either side of you are towering red sandstone walls, ponderosa pine trees, and abundant wildlife. Beneath you lies one of the largest populations of trout anywhere in the world. As you gaze at the fish and beautiful surroundings your guide yells “SET THE HOOK!!” for the 20th time. Only 5 more miles of river to go…The Green River has 3 very different sections of river to fish and enhance …


Southern Collegiate Bass Tournament at Ditto Landing–and lots more. – Birmingham News
(Entries for this section can be emailed to franksargeant@bellsouth.net.) Today through Saturday: Southern Collegiate Bass Fishing Series tournament out of Ditto Landing, Huntsville; http://www.auburn.edu/student_info/bass_fishing/southerncollegiate.html.

Some colorful fishing lines – Daily Oklahoman
I sat there and caught 10 to 15 bass on French fried potatoes. I have been fishing with French fries ever since.” — Marvin McElrath of Norman, on discovering that French fries were good bass bait → “Pound for pound, they are the hardest fresh water

Pro bass legend Rick Clunn is trying to recapture fishing magic – ESPN.com
Rick Clunn is a former champion who is trying to regain the success he enjoyed early in his career. As Rick Clunn enters the twilight of his pro fishing career, he finds himself in uncharted waters. For the first time, he is just one of the pack on the

Mainstay’ black sea bass fishing to close – The Post and Courier
Mark Harold went offshore after black sea bass last weekend and slayed ’em. The four anglers on his boat each caught their limit within two hours. Big ones, too. “The very best black sea bass fishing I have ever had. Ever,” he said. Next month he won

Perry R. Bass Sports Fishing Wall of Fame adds 4 – Corpus Christi Caller
ROCKPORT — The 2011 class of inductees into the Perry R. Bass Memorial Sports Fishing Wall of Fame will be celebrated noon Monday at the Texas Maritime Museum in Rockport. This year’s selections are longtime charter captain Gary Clouse, noted fly

Bass fishing hopes to snare a national title – Oregon Daily Emerald
Talk of bass fishing is not often at the forefront of conversations around campus. However, with the continual success of Oregon’s club bass fishing team, this group of anglers certainly seems to be making a name for themselves. On Jan. 15, Lake Shasta

Clunn tries to regain bass-fishing magic – Raleigh News & Observer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As Rick Clunn enters the twilight of his pro fishing career, he finds himself in uncharted waters. For the first time, he is just one of the pack on the Bassmaster circuit, not the man to beat. And for a guy who once dominated the sport

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January 30, 2011 at 2:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Top Fishing Dough Baits Made From Predigested Protein Ingredients

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Predigested ingredients in pastes are awesome!When used as major ingredients in your homemade baits and free offerings, or even as a ?paste wrap? around your hook and bait, they give off incredibly attractive leak-off signals; catching very impressive numbers of big catfish and carp among many other species.Here is an example of a predigested ingredients paste recipe I?ve caught very well on:* 4 Ounces of predigested liver extract.* 4 Ounces of predigested fish protein.* 4 Ounces of fish meal.* …


Much to do in Manzanillo Great Winter Escape Contest – Winnipeg Free Press

Much to do in Manzanillo Great Winter Escape Contest
Winnipeg Free Press
No trip to Manzanillo is complete without a deepsea fishing excursion. There have been many tales told of the "big one" that got away and many more of the

Change in fishing rules altering storied industry – Boston Globe


Boston Globe

Change in fishing rules altering storied industry
Boston Globe
“All that will be left are large boats owned by corporations with deep pockets.'' The fears over consolidation are raising questions among fishermen,

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Fishing report – Richmond Times Dispatch


Amador Ledger-Dispatch

Fishing report
Richmond Times Dispatch
Deep-water bottom fishing continues to be hampered by the sea bass closure. Boats running out of Hatteras found large bluefin tuna.
OUTDOORS: Weekly fishing report, Jan. 27North County Times
Fishing Line: 01/27/11Sacramento Bee

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Kicking back in Key West – The Guardian


The Guardian

Kicking back in Key West
The Guardian
Key West, Bimini and Cuba suited the great writer during the last three decades of his life mainly because his favourite sport was deepsea fishing – and

Area fishermen voice anger over catch limits; Wahoo, dolphin may follow bass – Myrtle Beach Sun News

Area fishermen voice anger over catch limits; Wahoo, dolphin may follow bass
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Larry Horowitz, owner of Voyager Deep Sea Fishing Fleet in Calabash, NC, said fishermen are concerned that the new rules will not only hurt them,

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January 29, 2011 at 11:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Night Fishing For Striped Bass

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Striped bass, otherwise known as stripers or rockfish, are one of Maine?s most popular game fish, attracting thousands of anglers from around the world every year. Easily recognized by the seven or eight dark stripes that run continuously along their bodies, a striped bass is considered to be one of the ultimate prizes on offer in Maine?s many saltwater fishing locations.There are many techniques used to catch striped bass, with each angler having their owned preferred method. One such method is…


Best fishing is close to home – Youngstown Vindicator

Best fishing is close to home
Youngstown Vindicator
How about a limit of lunker walleyes? They don't call Erie the Walleye Capital of the World for no reason. Interested in jigging or cranking for walleyes?

Shad are gumming up walleye fishing – Port Clinton News Herald

Shad are gumming up walleye fishing
Port Clinton News Herald
a popular forage fish eaten by walleye, bass and other Lake Erie predators, this thick. "The fishing is real slow," he said. "It's really turned off.

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January 29, 2011 at 6:00 am

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Evening Secret Blog – Kayak Fishing vs Canoe Fishing

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With the recent explosion of kayak fishing you might be thinking that it’s about time to get rid of the old canoe and try one of those new fan-dangled kayak contraptions. Everyone else is doing it, so why not you?
There are pros and cons to each craft, and ultimately only you can decide what is best for you. But here are some things to consider when making the decision:

* Cold water vs. warm water: Most (but not all) of the new fishing kayaks are of the “sit on top” variety. This means that the…


Hooked up: It’s hunting season – bargain hunting that is – Sentinel-Standard

Hooked up: It's hunting season – bargain hunting that is
Sentinel-Standard
Fly-in fishing trips for pike, walleye, bass and trout are filling up fast. Let's face it, there are only so many weekends in a year and so many rooms at

Sportsman’s Club hosts ice fishing derby Sunday – Northwest Herald

Sportsman's Club hosts ice fishing derby Sunday
Northwest Herald
Prizes will be awarded for the largest small mouth bass, large mouth bass, muskie, northern pike, walleye, catfish, blue gill, crappie, perch, striped bass,

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Hamilton lands top prize at Hardwater Classic ice fishing contest – Bemidji Pioneer

Hamilton lands top prize at Hardwater Classic ice fishing contest
Bemidji Pioneer
Thirty-eight fish were caught for the top 50 prizes in northern, walleye and perch categories. Derek Stevens and Adam Hawton won Otter pop-up fish houses.

Shad are gumming up walleye fishing – Port Clinton News Herald

Shad are gumming up walleye fishing
Port Clinton News Herald
a popular forage fish eaten by walleye, bass and other Lake Erie predators, this thick. "The fishing is real slow," he said. "It's really turned off.

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Jan. 28 — Fishing report – Cannon Connections


Arizona Reporter

Jan. 28 — Fishing report
Cannon Connections
Walleye and crappie should be turning on soon. Storrie Lake – Fishing for trout is reported as slow with very little pressure. Lake was frozen over last
Fishing ForecastCharlotte Observer
Arizona Fishing Report – Rory's TipsArizona Reporter

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Ice fishing tournament has a $29000 lure – Toledo Blade

Ice fishing tournament has a $29000 lure
Toledo Blade
Type "ice fishing guides" in the search box on the home page. As for walleye catching, "it's very spotty," summed John Hageman, an ice guide at Put-in-Bay.
Warmer weather should improve Michigan fishingSan Antonio Express
FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, Jan. 28sGoErie.com
LAKE VERMILION GUIDES LEAGUEHometown Focus
Austin Herald –Mansfield News Journal –Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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January 28, 2011 at 12:00 pm

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Evening Secret Blog – Bass Fishing after Dark and in the Rain

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When it gets too hot and too crowded on the water consider bass fishing in more agreeable climes and times; specifically, after dark or in a gentle rain. Lakes and streams often come alive when the sun goes down or hides behind the clouds. The fish are livelier and less likely to be spooked by human traffic. In fact, many anglers who visit dark and/or rainy waters as a change of pace, find that these times can produce some of their most productive and enjoyable bass fishing.
Before going any f…


Water Sports Enthusiasts Mark Dubai The Hub Of Deep Sea Fishing – PRLog (free press release)
PRLog (Press Release) – Jan 12, 2011 – Deep sea fishing in Dubai is popular pastime and professional sport practiced and enjoyed by both residents and tourists. Dubai is the preferred fishing location for tourist across the globe. Fishing in Dubai can

Sebastian a fishing hotspot – Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
Casting jigs to the shorelines inside the inlet, Austin’s son, Jesse, Rich Schmidt and I caught sea fish are deep right now, so you need jigs,” said Austin, of Palm Bay (call 321-863-8085 or visit goingcoastalcharters.com), who grew up fishing the area

Rare whale leaves Bering Sea for Gulf of Alaska – msnbc.com
U.S. and Russia researchers have tracked the 13-year-old male western Pacific gray whale, dubbed “Flex,” from Russia across the Bering Sea, through the Aleutian Islands into the Gulf of Alaska about 400 miles south of the Alaska fishing community of Cordova.

South Africa Boasts Some of the Best Fishing in the World – Associated Content
Richards Bay, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London are among the ports recommended for off-shore and deep-sea fishing charters, and if there is one place in the country that has earned a reputation as one of the best game fishing sites in the world it

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January 28, 2011 at 7:00 am

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