If there is one thing you can count on the good ol’ largemouth bass to do…it’s jump when hooked. Not so much fun if you’re in a tournament and a lunker throws the hooks while in mid-air…but a pretty good time if you’re just messing around with the camera! Here are some pix I shot on some recent missions…
While I thought some of those Mitchell 300’s I have buried in the garage are old, this takes the cake:
Marine archaeologists from Stockholm’s Sodertorn University recently found off the coast of Sweden what could be the world’s oldest fishing artifacts. The researchers found found finger-thick hazel rods grouped on the sea bed, which are thought to be the remains of stationary fish basket traps.
“This is the world’s oldest find when it comes to fishing,” said Johan Ronnby, a professor in marine archaeology.
Read more at the BBC
Sometimes, you’ve just gotta bust out and ol’ classic!
I can assure you, I’d much rather be here many a day than in front of the computer! Can you guess where this is? Hint: I call it the “Kauai of the North” and especially like to be there (rod in hand) in oh, say…late August through early October.
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So, I was cleaning out the garage the other day and found this ol’ classic buried under a pile of derelict salmon plugs.
It was given to me probably in 1985 by my good friend Ty Shalley. It was a revered lure in his family so I never felt like using it and chance getting the thing hung up. Considering he comes from a long line of gifted walleye anglers, I assume that’s what the lure was originally designed for, but I need to do a little research.
So, my question to you all is can you name this lure? Hint: It’s two words.