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2010-09-08 08:45:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fishhound's on-line "Fishing Intelligence Network" goes live today, supplying anglers with answers to the biggest questions they face: where to fish, when to fish and what flies will catch fish. Fishhound uses information and intelligence gleaned from the country's top fly-fishing shops, guides and lodges to pinpoint the best fishing spots on any water, on any day. Saving time and increasing the odds of fishing success, a Fishhound...

2010-07-27 05:18:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglers across the United States and the Bahamas can now access essential fishing information from the palm of their hand. At the touch of a button, Coastal Angler Magazine's smartphone FishOn application instantly delivers up-to-the minute local weather, marine conditions, tides, fishing regulations and other details that can affect a day on the water. The GPS-driven, Marvel Mobi powered application, is available on Droid, BlackBerry and...

2010-07-14 08:13:00

TEMECULA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel (Nasdaq: OUTD), America's leader in Outdoor TV, today announced two new fishing shows. "Buccaneers and Bones" and "Fishing University" will come to Outdoor Channel in 2011. The two established shows, which include celebrated entertainers and lauded hosts, will provide every angler -- aficionado and newcomer alike -- a chance to dive into the exciting world of fishing. Outdoor Channel's new slate of fishing shows will...

2010-03-01 07:54:28

Like silkworm moths, butterflies and spiders, caddisfly larvae spin silk, but they do so underwater instead on dry land. Now, University of Utah researchers have discovered why the fly's silk is sticky when wet and how that may make it valuable as an adhesive tape during surgery. "Silk from caddisfly larvae "“ known to western fly fishermen as 'rock rollers' "“ may be useful some day as a medical bioadhesive for sticking to wet tissues," says Russell Stewart, an associate...

2010-02-18 11:24:00

Winning photo will appear on cover of Orvis catalog WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Rivers announced today that it will be the beneficiary of donations through a photo contest sponsored by Orvis, the nation's oldest mail-order catalog company. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100218/DC56550LOGO) The contest encourages people to submit their favorite fishing or river-related photo. Photos can depict a range of subjects, including rivers and...

2009-11-25 16:56:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Christmas is a time of giving and outdoor enthusiasts always seem to be the one group no one knows exactly what to give them. We've picked three gifts this year to help you in your search. Good things are said to come in threes, so here are our choices: The redesigned 2010 Toyota 4Runner SUV; the award-winning ZipVac vacuum packing system and a newly released book on fly fishing that's destined to become a collector's item. 2010 4Runner in the...

2009-09-15 10:00:00

SUSSEX, Wis., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalogs produced at Quad/Graphics picked up a combined 11 of the 25 Gold and Silver awards presented in the Print Channel category of the 24th Annual Multichannel Merchant Awards. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070108/CGM075LOGO) The catalogs, produced for Quad/Graphics clients The Orvis Co., L.L. Bean, Crutchfield Corp. and New Pig Corp, were recognized for excelling in all areas of marketing execution, including creative,...

2009-08-26 08:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- WFN: World Fishing Network, North America's only 24-hour fishing lifestyle network, announced today an aggressive approach to cover fishing in the Rocky Mountains through a multi-faceted marketing and programming effort. The outreach includes the opening of a production office in Denver, a partnership with Colorado Trout Unlimited (CTU), media partnerships, consumer promotions and the sponsorship of local fishing events. "The WFN Colorado bureau and these...

2009-07-15 08:00:00

MISSOULA, Mont., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adventure Guides : Fishing Edition (Fridays 8PM EST on Outdoor Channel) will be filming throughout Montana starting July 18th, just as Sony Pictures prepares to release a Special Edition of A River Runs Through It onto Blu-Ray July 28th. John Dietsch, who produces and hosts the Adventure Guides TV series, got his start in Hollywood coordinating the fly-fishing scenes on Robert Redford's classic film. Dietsch choreographed scenes using mechanical...

2009-07-01 07:37:00

Leaders in Outdoor and Fly Fishing Content Come Together to Broaden Entertainment Experience for Anglers TEMECULA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel (Nasdaq: OUTD), America's leader in outdoor TV, today announced that it will serve as a multi-year official partner for the Fly Fishing Film Tour (FFFT). FFFT is a well-established annual event series that premieres the country's best independent outdoor and fishing features. Under the partnership, Outdoor Channel and FFFT...

Latest Fly fishing Reference Libraries

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...

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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