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Fishing

Fishing
A collection of news and information related to Fishing published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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Top Fishing Articles

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  • Miami Beach angler captures World Cup

    A Miami Beach angler caught a 656-pound blue marlin late in the day Friday out of Kona, Hawaii, to win the 30th annual World Cup Blue Marlin Championship. The unique winner-take-all tournament has teams around the world fishing for eight hours for a blue...
  • Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited

    Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited
    State officials are continuing to gather information about a Saturday incident in which a great white shark bit a swimmer in Manhattan Beach, but said Tuesday they have no plans to cite the fishermen who hooked the shark shortly before the bite happened....
  • For a career change, how about worm farming?

    For a career change, how about worm farming?
    Some people see worms as wriggly, slimy crawlers, but Bill Clark saw them as a second career move. "I was an [air] traffic controller at Newport News. I had done that for 30 some years and you have to retire at age 56. So I was looking for… a...
  • After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier

    After great white attack, PETA calls for fishing ban at pier
    After a swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for a permanent fishing ban on the Manhattan Beach Pier. Police temporarily banned pier fishing through Tuesday after 50-year-old Steven...
  • Fishermen not 'chumming' on pier before shark attack, witness says

    Fishermen not 'chumming' on pier before shark attack, witness says
    A great white shark that bit a swimmer near Manhattan Beach Pier on Saturday was not attracted to the area by chumming, according to an aquarium director who witnessed the incident. Three fishermen were using baited fishing lines thrown from the pier,...
  • There are benefits to catching bonitos

    Bonitos get a bad rap in South Florida. The hard-fighting members of the tuna tribe delight tourists but disappoint most resident anglers. The biggest reason is that while tunas are delicious to eat, bonitos are pretty much inedible, unless you are...
  • Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Lincoln Park Golf Course in San Francisco THE LAYOUT: Not only is this a classic course, where golf was first played in 1902, and a scenic...
  • 'Agitated' shark bites swimmer off California beach

    'Agitated' shark bites swimmer off California beach
    A 7-foot great white shark bit a swimmer off the coast near Manhattan Beach in Southern California on Saturday, leaving the man with moderate injuries, a fire department official said. The shark bit the long-distance swimmer in the upper torso and...
  • Former Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86. 'He took really great care of people'

    Former Sen. Alan Dixon dead at 86. 'He took really great care of people'
    During much his two terms as a U.S. senator, in the 1980s and early 1990s, Alan Dixon was the locally minded counterpart to then-Sen. Paul Simon, always angling for the best deals for Illinois. He was known as “Al the Pal” for his...
  • Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator

    Shark attack victim stared 'eyeball to eyeball' with predator
    A long-distance ocean swimmer who was attacked by a great white shark at Manhattan Beach over the weekend said he stared the predator in the eye as it sunk its teeth into his chest before finally releasing him. Steven Robles, a 50-year-old real estate...
  • Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says

    Shark bite: Fishermen were mindful of swimmer safety, one says
    The fishermen who hooked a great white shark in Manhattan Beach on Saturday were trying to guide the fish to deep water and away from swimmers when it bit one, one of the fishermen said Sunday. Some beachgoers have been critical of the fishermen...