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2014-06-18 23:01:32

Julian Furlaga, one of the world's youngest fly tyers, is quickly becoming recognized on an international level for his talent. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 One of the youngest members of the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is heading to Scotland and England this week to meet with some of the world’s top fly-tying experts. Julian Furlaga,10, from Moncton, New Brunswick, will be travelling with his father Karol for nearly three weeks for what he calls “a...

2014-06-03 12:33:54

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer has large selection of fishing gear and equipment LOS ANGELES, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, more than 90 million Americans go fishing each year; however, a common saying states, "10 percent of fishermen catch 90 percent of the fish." This summer, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet has everything from gear and equipment to professionally led seminars for...

2014-03-31 16:25:09

Campaign aims to demystify fly fishing -- making it more accessible by offering simple gear, easy techniques and basic teachings for all ages and skill levels. VENTURA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patagonia, Inc., the outdoor apparel company, today launched its Simple Fly Fishing campaign - a program designed to demystify fly fishing and make it more accessible. The centerpiece is Patagonia's Simple Fly Fishing kit, which contains a tenkara-style fly fishing rod, box of flies, line...

2014-01-21 12:27:23

MANCHESTER, Vt., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Orvis Company, Inc. of Manchester, VT announced the four recipients of its annual Customer Matching Grant program. Targeted to raise $360,000 or more, these grants are the cornerstone of Orvis's annual commitment of 5% of its pre-tax profits to protecting nature. In total, Orvis will raise and contribute more than $1 million to conservation initiatives in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140121/NE49071LOGO) Orvis has...

Physics Helps In The Invention Of New Fly Rod
2013-10-14 08:56:24

SINTEF A new Norwegian fishing rod is about to be launched onto the world market. The inventor calls it fly fishing’s equivalent of carving skis. The silhouette against the sky is the same as it’s been ever since the Norwegian rivers were invaded by affluent British salmon fishermen in the 1800s. The fly rod which is the brain-child of Robert Selfors from Nesodden outside Oslo also bends into the shape of a rainbow when a fish is being played. However, one important detail...


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Australian Grayling, Prototroctes maraena
2012-05-22 10:19:18

The Australian Grayling (Prototroctes maraena) is a freshwater fish found in coastal rivers in Tasmania and southeastern Australia. This fish has often been called the Cucumber Mullet or Cucumber Herring due to its cucumber-like odor. This fish is streamlined with a vaguely trout-like shape. It is silver on the flanks and dusky olive on the back, overlain with a golden shine. It can live 2 to 3 years and reach a length of roughly 7.9 inches. It has rarely been recorded up to 5 years of age...

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2007-04-10 16:32:44

The chub or European chub (Leuciscus cephalus) is a freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae. It frequents both slow and moderate rivers as well as canals and still waters of various kinds. The name chub also describes numerous other cyprinid fish in several North American genera, including Algansea, Erimystax, Gila, Hybopsis, Macrhybopsis, Nocomis, Notropis, and Semiotilus, as well as the unrelated sea chubs of the family Kyphosidae. It is also a regional name for fish such as Shortnose...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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