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Rare Video: Mega-Tsunami Makes Landfall at Greenland Fishing Village

In June, a mega-tsunami hit the coast of Greenland. Officials say it was one of the tallest on record at 328 feet high. Besides the size, there was another rare occurrence related to the mega-tsunami....

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Dierks Bentley Saw Something Behind Peyton Manning in This Photo. Do You?

Dierks Bentley/InstagramLook closely at this photo of Peyton Manning. Yes, it’s cool that he’s fishing—in an awesome stream between mountains. And that he caught a nice-looking salmon. But that’s not...

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Fishing Deaths in Alaska Spike

Gillfoto/flickrLast year, Alaska commercial fisheries saw a record zero fishing deaths. Unfortunately, the state’s fisheries haven’t come close to that record this year. So far in 2017, 10 fishermen...

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11-Year-Old ‘Fishing Maniac’ Boasts Triple-Digit Vermont Master Angler List

Vermont Fish & Wildlife DepartmentAn 11-year-old in Vermont is being called a “fishing maniac.” Who’s calling young Chase Stokes this? That would be Shawn Good from the Vermont Fish & Wildlife...

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Florida Adds Fish Category to Saltwater State Record Program

There’s a new way anglers can catch a state record fish in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has opened a new category for a saltwater fish: kingfish. Catches that...

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Retired Veteran Turns His Fishing Passion Into a Small Business

Fish’n Walleye Guide ServiceTodd Tilkens of Green Bay, Wis., has a fishing passion. “I’ve fished all my life, but in the last 10 years, I’ve really been concentrating on the bay of Green Bay and have...

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Unprecedented: Alaska Shuts Down Commercial and Recreational King Salmon Fishing

Aaron Kamphuis / FlickrOn Aug. 10, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game did something it hasn’t done in recent memory. It shut down both commercial and recreational king salmon fishing in Southeast...

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Michigan Now Requires Permits for Professionally Processing Wild Game

YouTubeWild game processors in Michigan who receive compensation for their services are now required to have a permit. The Michigan Natural Resources Commission signed this order at its June meeting....

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Popular Texas Fishing Pier Closed Permanently

Anglers who enjoyed fishing from the Copano Bay Fishing Pier in Rockport, Texas, will have to find a new spot. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) permanently closed the fishing pier to the...

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7 Fish to Target When Fishing This Fall

Nancy Fish/flickrWhen fall rolls around, many outdoor enthusiasts target deer. However, not everyone’s a hunter. I focus more on fishing myself these days. Also, there are times when you can’t get to...

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Illegal Shark Fishing Rampant in Florida

Albert Kok/WikipediaA recent study found that illegal shark fishing happens a lot in Florida. Marine conservation biologist David Shiffman and his colleagues conducted the study. They analyzed more...

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Have We Stumbled Upon the Greatest Fishing Simulator EVER?!

Sometimes, you just can’t get out on the water, but every fishing simulator we’ve tried comes up a little short. That may change Aug. 29, when Fishing Planet debuts for PS4. Did you check out that game...

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Maine Islanders Concerned About Becoming Fishing Vessel Dumping Ground

David Merrett / FlickrMaine residents on Loud Island are worried. The concern? That its shore along the midcoast area will become a fishing vessel dumping ground. Why? Because the 90-foot-long F/V...

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Genetically Modified Salmon Available to Eat for the First Time

Artizone / FlickrIn early August, the first genetically modified salmon for human consumption was sold in Canada. AquaBounty Technologies, based in the United States, sold the genetically modified...

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Iowa DNR Claims Columnaris Affecting Mississippi River Fish

Luke MagrayCatfish being caught in the Mississippi River in Iowa are looking pretty rough. Several folks in Keokuk have come across fish that look dead with nasty skin problems. The Iowa Department of...

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Modern Fish Act: Is Removing Saltwater Recreational Fishing Limits a Good Thing?

Capt. Kris Kelley/flickrSince the 1970s, saltwater commercial and recreational fishing has been regulated. The purpose behind the regulation was to prevent fisheries from collapsing. Before then,...

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Commercial Fishing Apprenticeship Created in Rhode Island

In July, something unique happened for 12 people in Rhode Island: they took part in a commercial fishing apprenticeship. The 20-day program was organized by the University of Rhode Island’s Department...

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Michigan Osprey Chicks Go Hi-Tech

Michigan Department of Natural ResourcesFour osprey chicks in Michigan were outfitted with GPS telemetry backpack units earlier this year. The backpacks will help scientists track the osprey chicks on...

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Bass Fishing Club from North Carolina Heads to Texas to Help with Hurricane...

The Western Carolina University Bass Fishing Club usually spends its time on the water on the hunt for the next big lunker. This week, however, the club, based in Cullowhee, North Carolina, has been on...

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Wondering What to do with Your Squirrel Tails this Fall? Sell ‘Em to Go Fishing!

MeppsSmall game hunting season is opening around the country, and that means squirrel for many hunters. There are plenty of recipes for squirrel to make some tasty meals. And that’s worth the price of...

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