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58-pound striper is likely new Missouri record

Republic, Missouri’s J.J. West has caught one striped bass in his home state, and it was a doozy. West’s 58-pound, 10.4-ounce monster caught Thursday at Bull Shoals Lake will likely surpass Missouri’s current striper record–a 56-lb. 5-oz. fish caught from … Continue reading

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30-pound pike is New Jersey record

The state Division of Fish and Wildlife has announced that John Viglione of Ringwood made his way onto the state record fish list recently by landing a new state record northern pike. Viglione was fishing in Pompton Lake when he … Continue reading

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Crazed conger eel terrorizes Gulf anglers

Two weeks ago a group of four men, Steve Hoyland Jr. with friends Bruce, Ken and Erik, set off on an overnightoffshore fishing trip. They left at noon on a Tuesday and went about 120 miles out into the Gulf. … Continue reading

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48-Pound Trout: World Record or Genetic Cheat?

Sean Konrad caught a 48-pound rainbow trout. That’s a world record. But should it be? The trout he caught was a genetically-modified fish that escaped from a fish farm. It has three sets of chromosomes, which makes it sterile but … Continue reading

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Michigan angler lands 41-pound brown trout

ROCKFORD — Tom Healy floated along the Manistee River in Manistee County on Wednesday morning hoping to hook a few salmon, but the longtime fisherman’s fate was much weightier. The 66-year-old Rockford man wrangled with a 41-pound, 7-ounce, 43.75-inch-long brown … Continue reading

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How to Catch those Impossible Suspending Bass

It’s the time of year that short days on the water become long unproductive days as the bass are suspending and seemingly not feeding. I know from experience that you head to the water and find bait all over the … Continue reading

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Rare flesh-eating bacteria kills man after fishing trip

A Baytown man has died from illness caused by exposure to a rare pathogen often referred to as flesh-eating bacteria. Thomas Jesse Shurley, 52, died Tuesday night of multiple organ failure following a three-week battle against the infection. He had … Continue reading

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103-pound catfish caught by Warner Robins man, DNR says

WARNER ROBINS — Tom Head of Warner Robins has a tale to tell. And unlike many fish stories, this one is absolutely true, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The way he tells his fish tale, he was … Continue reading

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Mahopac man catches state record bullhead

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that Glenn Collacuro, of Mahopac, has broken a state record by landing a 7-pound, 6 ounce, 22-inch brown bullhead while fishing Lake Mahopac in Putnam County on Aug. 1. … Continue reading

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A carp to the jaw hurts

Bumps, bruises, cuts and slime are all part of boating trips on the Illinois River these days. Spend enough time on the Illinois and you’re bound to have at least one close encounter at least one flying Asian carp. But … Continue reading

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