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2015-04-30 12:22:50

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglers of all ages are in for a "reel" and "rockin'" adventure at The Crystal Coast this summer during the 57(th) Annual Big Rock Blue

2014-05-14 12:29:35

International Cap Cana Billfish Shootout returns to Dominican Republic DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism is thrilled to announce

2012-03-29 00:14:54

Anglers are required to use circle hooks in some fishing tournaments because they are less likely to cause lethal injuries in billfish, such as marlin.

2011-12-14 19:47:11

The science behind counting fish in the ocean to measure their abundance has never been simple.

2011-07-25 20:40:19

A new study by top global fisheries experts presents an alarming assessment of several economically important fish populations.

2011-06-02 17:58:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue marlin beware. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board is pleased to announce the return of the BVI Billfish Tournament at the Bitter End Yacht Club from July 17-20, 2011.

2008-08-24 09:00:22

Virginia's deep-water bottom-fishing scene seems to get increasingly interesting every year. The fishery already has produced world records for blackbelly rosefish, snowy grouper and tilefish. But it also produces pretty strange fish, some of which anglers struggle to identify.

2008-07-13 09:00:19

By LEE TOLLIVER By Lee Tolliver The Virginian-Pilot Bryan Whitehorne's first offshore fishing adventure provided a lot of experiences. Whitehorne, 18, of Virginia Beach , caught his first billfish on a recent trip out of Oregon Inlet.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.