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2012-01-26 09:00:17

A team of international archeologists, led by the Spanish National Research Council, has documented a series of more than 7,500-year-old fish seines and traps near Moscow. The equipment found, among the oldest in Europe, displays a great technical complexity. The survey will allow us to understand the role of fishing among the European settlements by early Holocene (10,000 years ago), especially in those areas where inhabitants did not practice agriculture until nearly the Iron Age....

Evidence Found Of Ancient Deep Sea Fishing By Humans
2011-11-25 09:51:37

An Australian archaeologist has discovered ancient fish bones in a cave in East Timor -- a small island country northeast of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands -- that contain the ancient remains of more than 38,000 fish bones from nearly 2,900 individual fish, a sign that humans may have gone deep-sea fishing as many as 42,000 years ago. Among the fish bones were those of tuna and shark, clearly brought to the cave -- called Jerimalai -- by human hands. And to back that up, the...

Fishy Behavior
2011-10-05 04:06:17

A fish´s personality may determine how it is captured. This association between personality difference and capture-technique could have significant evolutionary and ecological consequences for affected fish populations, as well as for the quality of fisheries. Anglers fishing near rocky outcrops or in areas of water with submerged vegetation may be more likely to catch timid fish, while those fishing in open water may be more likely to reel in bolder fish, according to new research...

2011-08-19 00:00:30

It's ideal for Senior Anglers, Anglers with Disabilities and anyone who likes to hold a drink or sandwich while fishing. East Moline, IL (PRWEB) August 18, 2011 With ten thousand Baby Boomers a day turning 65 and having more time for the joys of fishing, Rock Island Equipment Company has introduced Powerfish'n, a new Hybrid Fishing Reel that gives serious anglers a unique choice -- Manual or Automatic. Like anglers of all ages, every one of the tens of millions of senior and disabled...

2011-06-13 13:13:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dobyns Rods announced it has joined the sponsor class of FLW Outdoors, the best in fishing, on and off the water. Dobyns Rods, created by professional angler Gary Dobyns, offers three lines of rods - Champion Series, Champion Extreme Series and Savvy Series - each series offering multiple rods to cover every bass-fishing technique. "FLW Outdoors is the world's largest tournament fishing organization. More importantly, they are dedicated to...

2010-02-12 07:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is kicking-off its Spring Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign to get the next generation of boaters and anglers out on the water, and has new partners in ESPN's Jose Wejebe and Master Caster Aaron McAlexander to help get the message out. Beginning with the 2010 Miami Boat Show (Feb 11-15) and Bassmaster Classic (Feb 19-21), RBFF will continue building enthusiasm for the sport with new saltwater and...

2009-05-14 20:13:00

Hawk leads field of Co-Anglers ROGERS, Ark., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Rose of Marion, Ark., weighed in a five-bass limit that weighed 13 pounds even during the first day of competition at the Walmart FLW Tour's Walmart Open presented by Kellogg's on Beaver Lake and ended the day with a slim 8-ounce lead. The Walmart Open features anglers from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Japan. "On Beaver Lake, it's all about getting in a comfort zone and then being able to go...

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2008-11-25 11:50:00

Despite broad "dolphin safe" practices, fishing activities have continued to restrict the growth of at least one Pacific Ocean dolphin population, a new report led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has concluded.Populations of dolphins in the Eastern Pacific were expected to increase in abundance after successful regulations and agreements were enacted to reduce dolphin deaths as a result of fishing "bycatch," cases in which animals are caught...

2008-07-28 00:00:25

By mike cyze Recently while giving a seminar on summertime bass fishing techniques to a group of anglers, I was asked about using spinnerbaits during the summer months. The angler asking the question said that although he has tried them, he was still not sure of how to determine just which spinnerbait to use when faced with different situations that he was encountering while searching for bass. Choosing a spinnerbait to match the conditions you are faced with out on the water is not as...

2008-07-27 06:00:21

By Sue Cocking, The Miami Herald Jul. 27--TITUSVILLE -- A strange thing happened this summer in the Indian River north of Titusville. And when the word got out, lots of people sought to take advantage of it -- including me. A huge school of black drum -- usually seen in the Indian River Lagoon during the winter -- popped up unexpectedly in June and stayed through the middle of July. Milling around and tailing in two feet of water, this mass of 2- to 7-pound fish made great targets for...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
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