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2013-02-05 12:20:59

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, and T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., a leading manufacturer of thousands of boat parts and accessories, announced an associate sponsorship agreement through the 2013 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. T-H Marine will receive exposure across FLW's multiple platforms, including its tournaments and Expos, multiple websites and FLW Bass Fishing magazine....

Large Humboldt Squid Invading Coastal California In Record Numbers
2013-01-07 14:52:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Humboldt squid have overrun the waters off the coast of Southern California, and the area´s fishermen have taken to the sea en masse–catching boatloads of the ultra-fresh calamari. One report noted a fishing boat that had caught more than 200 squid in an hour, leading the captain to return his ship to port early. “I have enough for a whole year,” John Plaziak, one of the fishermen, told the San Diego...

Fishing Boat Missing Since 2011 Tsunami Found
2012-03-25 05:31:36

A large Japanese fishing trawler that was swept away by the devastating tsunami of 2011 has been spotted off the coast of British Columbia in the western part of Canada, various media outlets reported Saturday. According to the Associated Press (AP), the 50-foot long vessel had been discovered approximately 160 miles west of Haida Gwaii, where it had been slowly drifting towards the shore. Officials had identified it as originating from Hokkaido, Japan, and rescue workers said that...

2012-01-06 14:41:57

The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker, according to a study from the UiS. Seafarers also run a high risk of accidents. Fifteen people died on vessels registered in Norway during 2010, figures from the Norwegian Maritime Directorate (NMD) show. Eight of these were fishermen. Although these statistics show that the number of work accidents went down in 2009-10, the total has remained at a high and stable level for...

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...

2011-11-09 12:51:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW, the world's leading tournament fishing organization, announced today that Ranger Boats, one of America's most iconic brands, has signed a multi-year contract extension as the exclusive boat sponsor of FLW and their premier tournament trails, which include 191 events in 2011. The tournament-fishing landscape changed dramatically on July 24, 1996, when Jacobs purchased a little-known bass-tournament organization in the small town of...

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...

2011-01-07 00:00:41

Three person performance kayak is Sea Eagle's longest ever, and starts at just $1149 Port Jefferson, NY (PRWEB) January 6, 2011 Sea Eagle Boats, Inc. has announced the release of its largest kayak yet: the new high performance FastTrack 465ft. Designed to comfortably seat up to three serious open-water paddlers and accommodate up to 175 lbs, the expedition quality 465ft paddles faster and straighter than other inflatable kayaks. And by utilizing a new high tensile strength lightweight...

2010-11-29 11:30:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Back by popular demand, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF) Take Me Fishing(TM) campaign is kicking off Catch A Boat 3.0, an online fishing tournament that includes a sweepstakes to win daily prizes or the grand prize boat, motor and trailer. Beginning November 29, 2010 at noon ET, boaters and anglers are invited to take part in TakeMeFishing.org's interactive game for a chance to reel in the grand prize Stratos fishing...

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2010-06-18 13:09:12

On Friday, environmental activists from the Sea Shepherd Society said they had "liberated" about 800 bluefin tuna that were caught by poachers and being towed by two fishing vessels off the coast of Libya. Sea Shepherd said in a press release that five scuba divers on Thursday afternoon cut open a circular holding net filled with fish below legal weight and caught after the fishing season closed. According to the release, the operation was carried out 42 miles off the coast of North Africa...