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Flyfishing Goes Urban

DENVER—In the wake of incessant e-mail updates from AFFTA regarding its IFTD tradeshow kicking off later this week (shameless plug: don’t miss the Drake film tour awards on Thurs. night), the Trout Underground shares its Top Five “Perfect” Ideas For Growing Fly Fishing Among Urban Dwellers. No. 1? Run shuttle buses from downtown areas to…

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Headlines: June 29, 2010

Fisheries Official Makes It Rain RoublesCrooked fisheries managers are a dime a dozen this month. Gambian police recently re-arrested its ex-fisheries minister in a drugs and corruption case. And a Russian fisheries official, suspected of accepting bribes, tossed 10 million roubles ($322,000) from his car after a police chase in Moscow earlier this week. Meanwhile,…

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FrankenSalmon

Does eating genetically engineered salmon make you a freak? Probably. “But wait, you say. The government won’t release all the documents on how this genetically engineered fish is being produced. The FDA says that’s because it regulates genetic

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Tarpon Springs is Gnarly

FLORIDA—If you’re driving through Tarpon Springs this month, in search of poons, keep your eyes peeled and stay safe… or she’ll get ya. A Tarpon Springs woman is accused of running over her boyfriend on Saturday. Police say 58-year-old Kathy Wolanin, pictured left, was tailing her man as he walked along Pinellas Avenue. “He turned…

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headlines: June 25, 2010

Vice Mag Explores Toxic GulfBROOKLYN (VBS.TV)—In a refreshingly no-bullshit take—courtesy of Vice Magazine’s Renegades of Journalism—the crew recently waded the Gulf trenches, delivering an eye-opening three-part series on how humans continue to debauch the planet. “You’d think that ‘Hey, why’s it suddenly dangerous for me to eat this redfish, eh?’ would elicit a quick and straightforward reply, but…

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Vice Mag Explores Toxic Gulf

BROOKLYN (VBS.TV)—In a refreshingly no-bullshit take—courtesy of Vice Magazine’s Renegades of Journalism—the crew recently waded the Gulf trenches, delivering an eye-opening three-part series on how humans continue to debauch the planet. “You’d think that ‘Hey, why’s it suddenly dangerous for me to eat this redfish, eh?’ would elicit a quick and straightforward reply, but the Fish & Wildlife…

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Headlines: June 23, 2010

BP Oil Spills Into PensacolaCapt. Bryan “Bear” Holeman relayed a handful of sticky, tarball images to The Drake late last night. From GovMonitor—”On June 23, oil mousse was discovered between the Pensacola Beach Pier and the ranger station at Fort Pickens gate, approximately three miles in length. Cleanup crews are on site. Dime to five inch-sized…

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Fly Fishing 101

Orvis recently teamed with TU to introduce new flyfishers to the sport, as well as its leading conservation organization. Every Saturday through July, participating Orvis locations are offering free fly-casting classes as well as instruction on rigging fly-rod-and-reel outfits.

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BP Oil Spills Into Pensacola

Capt. Bryan “Bear” Holeman relayed a handful of sticky, tarball images to The Drake late last night. From GovMonitor—”On June 23, oil mousse was discovered between the Pensacola Beach Pier and the ranger station at Fort Pickens gate, approximately three miles in length. Cleanup crews are on site. 

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Headlines: June 22, 2010

Gulf Oil: In PhotosTwo apprehensive months into one of the most menacing environmental travesties this country has experienced, Yahoo News has compiled a telling collection of images from the Gulf. “The oil keeps coming and coming, and cleanupworkers can only try to keep the oil from the shores, from the animals, from the way of life…

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Gulf Oil: In Photos

Two apprehensive months into one of the most menacing environmental travesties this country has experienced, Yahoo News has compiled a telling collection of images from the Gulf. “The oil keeps coming and coming, and cleanupworkers can only try to keep the oil from the shores, from the animals, from the

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Headlines: June 21, 2010

Massive Marlin Winnings StrippedNORTH CAROLINA—An unlicensed crew member may have cost a boat a heaping $900,000 in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in North Carolina.The Daily News of Jacksonville reported that Andy Thomossan, the fisherman who caught a record-setting 883-pound blue marlin on June 14, said tournament officials stripped the Hatteras-based boat Citation of the…

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