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    Scandal hits world carp champs

    by  • October 10, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Anger has erupted after it was revealed that local teams at the World Carp Angling Championships enjoyed a huge advantage. The fish in Lac Corbu in Romania had been fed on a single bait for months before the event. Ian Huntington, Korda England Carp team manager, said: “This information was only available to a few...

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    Atlantic salmon numbers slump in Canada

    by  • October 10, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The number of Atlantic salmon returning to Canadian rivers this year has slumped by as much as 60%. Returns have typically decreased from 2011 by 25-30%, with some rivers like Harry’s in Newfoundland down by as much as 50% and Sandhill River in Labrador plunging 60%. Overall, the larger salmon that return from the...

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    Video of the week

    by  • October 10, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Booked a trip next year to fish for golden dorado in Uruguay with Steve Townson, who’s got some excellent fishing videos on the Amazon showing on satellite channels.The place we’re going, La Zona, has set all the world records for these amazing fish, and this shows a 50-pounder – caught on fly. I’ll be...

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    A pet fish that never needs feeding

    by  • October 6, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Imagine a pet fish that never needed feeding, and whose tank never needed cleaning. That’s what the Japanese have come up with – it’s surprisingly lifelike. Robofish, invented by Takara Tomy, even looks as if it is searching for and eating food, bobbing up and down on the floor of the tank. There appear...

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    Coming up at auction

    by  • October 4, 2012 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    This bone fish hook is one of several at the Artifact Company’s internet auction of Native American artifacts  on October 14.         An attractive wicker creel with good leatherwork is on offer at Stony Ridge Auctions on October 7.     This 24in x 16in lithograph by the hugely popular Norman...

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