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    Fishing app checks weather and hotspots

    by  • February 12, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    A free fishing-specific weather app for Android and iPhone users has just been released. FishMarX is a GPS marking tool you can use  on the water to save important features. It means you can return to the exact place, or check the weather before heading back. It displays a map with your precise position...

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    Keeping Bonefish in ‘Recovery Bags’ Boosts Survival Rates

    by  • February 10, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Keeping bonefish in “recovery bags” after they have been caught results in significantly improved survival rates, scientiests have found. Allowing captured fish to rest in the “bags”, which are similar to the keepnets favoured by freshwater anglers, improved swimming abilities during the critical time period where most post-release predation occurs, a study published in...

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    Our Book Reviews

    by  • February 10, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    All the book reviews published in Classic Angling for the past year are now available on this site free. We aren’t worried about offending publishers, which means you get a fair and honest review, rather than saying every book is wonderful. So if you’re looking to buy a fishing book, take a look to...

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    Shark size limit to double

    by  • February 8, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Moves are afoot to double the minimum size of sharks that can be retained off Maryland waters. Though the new regulations, which come into force in April, are designed to protect dusky shark numbers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has bumped up the size at which all sharks can be kept from...

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    Anglers face cut in sturgeon catches

    by  • February 6, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Sturgeon anglers on the Columbia River face another season of reduced catches to protect waning fish populations for the fourth year in a row. Washington and Oregon fisheries officials agreed to cut the catch rate by 15%, even though there was a slight increase in the legal-size population – the first rise for five...

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    Anglers injured in ice-fishing explosion

    by  • February 6, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Two fishermen have been severely burned – while ice-fishing. The pair were sleeping happily in an ice-fishing hut on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire, when their propane gas stove exploded and blew one of the walls off the ice shack.  Ryan Gagne, 26, of Pelham, had  severe burns to his hands and upper body and was...

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    $1m prize for fishing couple

    by  • February 5, 2013 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    A couple who bought a couple of lottery tickets on the day they went fishing came home with quite a catch – a $1m winning ticket. And the other ticket netted them a $50,000 prize! Stephen and Terri Weaver stopped to buy a ticket at a convenience store in Pangburn, Arkansas, before they went...

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