Latest Fishing rod Stories

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Eric Sharp, Detroit Free Press Jul. 10--SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario -- Ted Williams, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, was also one of the world's best light-tackle anglers. And his picks for the top light-tackle fish were the tarpon, bonefish and Atlantic salmon. You'd have to travel 1,000 miles and spend a chunk of money to catch the first two. But for the next month or so, a tank of gasoline will take Michigan anglers to one of the best places in the world to tangle...

2008-07-06 15:00:15

By JIM FREDA Acres and of bunker are still present in Monmouth and Ocean county waters with the area from Bradley Beach to Mantoloking having the largest concentrations in the last week. The action for big striped bass, however, has been like a roller coaster ride as each day has its ups or downs and special twists or turns. There is usually a bite each day somewhere in the above- mentioned area but it has been occurring with no rhyme or reason and at no particular place. Sometimes it has...

2008-07-05 18:00:11

By Chester Allen, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Jul. 5--It already was 65 degrees when I rolled out of bed just after dawn. The sun was barely peeking over the Columbia River rimrock, but most of the river in the John Day Pool still was in shadow. A heat wave was baking Eastern Washington, and I figured the smallmouth bass -- so abundant in the Columbia River -- would bite best early in the day. I rigged a fly rod with a floating popper fly -- and toted along a spinning rod as well. My...

2008-07-04 09:00:23

By Al Jones, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 4--BILOXI -- The opening day of the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo at Point Cadet started with a bang and ended with one, too. In fact, the first day might be remembered as a day when the younger generation outfished the older generation. When the scales opened at noon Thursday, Dennis Adams Jr. of Biloxi got the ball rolling with a 110-pound, 8-ounce alligator gar. A few minutes later, Ethan Bosarge of Vancleave hit the scales...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.