Fishing slang and what it means

Post SourceFishing lingo have you overwhelmed and confused? Here’s a quick breakdown of fishing slang! From Kern Valley Sun: Learning a different language can be fun, entertaining and hard all at the same time. Sometimes learning another language in speaking form only is the most rewarding. However, when it comes to fishing, these common words…

State Department of Fish and Wildlife eases fire restrictions

Post SourceFrom Peninsula Daily News: OLYMPIA — The Department of Fish and Wildlife has lifted fire restrictions, including the temporary ban on target shooting, on the state lands it manages. The restrictions were relaxed because cooler temperatures and higher humidity reduced wildfire risks. “People are welcome to build campfires and sight in their hunting firearms…

Fish stocks affected by heatwaves, study finds

Post Source From Oceanographic Magazine: A new study predicts that extreme marine heatwaves could wipe out fish stocks and add to the long-term impact that climate change already has on fisheries. The study was conducted by a team of researchers from University of British Columbia and published in Science Advances on Friday. It found that…

Catch Fish, Not Covid: Fishing safety org launches vaccination program

Post Source From National Fisherman: September 30, 2021 Guest Author: The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association will run a national vaccination promotion campaign this fall with the aim of encouraging commercial fishermen to get vaccinated against covid-19. The “Catch Fish. Not Covid.” campaign will provide commercial fishermen with accurate, science-based information about vaccine safety and…

Southwestern Michigan adding bass fishing as sport

Post SourceFrom South Bend Tribune: BASS FISHING SMC adding new sport In addition to intercollegiate competition in basketball, cross country, volleyball and wrestling in 2022, Southwestern Michigan College announced that it will be forming a co-ed bass fishing team next fall to be coached by Bill Mathews. There are about 600 colleges in the United States with…

Why I Went Back to an Aluminum Boat for Fishing

Post Source From Wired2Fish.com: Buying a fishing boat provides as much joy as it does stress. At least the decision making part that is. Choosing a boat can leave you with a lot to consider and evaluate whether you’re looking for new high end fiberglass boat or an old used aluminum johnboat. Finding a boat…

Nature Notes: Fishing line a major hazard to birds

Post Source From Victoria Advocate: The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory has a long-standing research project monitoring nesting American oystercatchers on the upper Texas coast. There is conservation concern for oystercatchers because they nest on islands in the bays, and those islands are eroding away due to sea level rise and other environmental factors. Each year,…

Corpus Christi Coast Guard intercepts two illegal fishing boats

Post SourceFrom KZTV: CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Two illegal fishing boats have been interdicted by the U.S Coast Guard Tuesday. “Through our outstanding partnerships, we closely coordinate all lancha interdictions with partners from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Office of Field Operations and the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, when inside…