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It’s hard to look for Quint when your fishing buddy is pale white and on the verge of puking his guts out over the side of the boat. I mean, who could concentrate on finding someone reminiscent of a movie character with a show like that on the verge of…exploding?
It was my third shark fishing trip with good friend Champe. The first time we had gone out in search for Quint we found ourselves on the beach with a foul-mouthed racist sea turtle activist. The second time we went searching we found a captain whose blood contained at least 10% real fruit juice and 80% pure cane sugar. The remaining percent was hemoglobin or plasma or something – hell, I don’t know. I’m not a doctor. For our third trip Champe and I decided to forgo our hunt for Quint and instead return to our second captain, Mr. Sugar Daddy. [ Read Full Post ]
From the IGFA...
After nearly six months of waiting, Japan’s Manabu Kurita is taking his place alongside Georgia, USA angler George W. Perry in the International Game Fish Association’s (IGFA) World Record Games Fishes book as dual holders of the All-Tackle record for largemouth bass each weighing 22 lb 4 oz and caught 77 years apart.
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He was the second shark guide I’d booked with my fishing buddy Champe Carter in our never ending search for Quint. Again, I won’t tell you his name but I will tell you that he was large, maybe 300 pounds, with a basketball-sized head and Popeye-like forearms. He was also quiet, soft spoken, very polite, and consumed enough sugar during our seven hours together to drop five diabetics dead in their tracks. [ Read Full Post ]
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Illinois hunters and anglers can expect to pay significantly more to enjoy their outdoor pastimes in 2010 with Friday’s signing of fee-increase legislation by Gov. Pat Quinn.
The measure, which becomes effective Jan. 1, was passed by the state legislature earlier this year.
With the state facing an enormous budget deficit and a Department of Natural Resources with huge financing shortfalls, Quinn and other proponents of the increase said the fee hike was overdue and necessary. The increases are projected to bring the DNR an additional $3 million a year, spokeswoman Stacy Solano said. [ Read Full Post ]
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Investigators in Ohio believe rising unemployment and a tough economy is driving some ginseng diggers in the state to illegally harvest the root on private land and out of season.
For the past month, State Wildlife Officers from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife have been contacting many Ohio ginseng dealers and diggers as part of an ongoing investigation. [ Read Full Post ]
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The Martha’s Vineyard (Mass.) Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby committee voted last week to disqualify the heaviest bluefish entered in its competition after it was found to contain ice cubes weighing 1.8 ounces in its stomach.
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