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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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  • Hooked on the beauty of the St. Croix River

    DANBURY, Wis. The wind was up, gusting all day, and sometimes Wendy Williamson's drift boat blew upstream, against the current. This was a few days back, on the upper reaches of the St. Croix River, above its confluence with the Namekagon, and Wendy,...
  • Invasive species lead to perch collapse in Lake Michigan

    MILWAUKEE The collapse of the Lake Michigan yellow perch fishery is one of the unwelcome, cascading consequences of invasive species in the Great Lakes. As zebra and quagga mussels have filtered food out of the ecosystem, the "fish of the people" has...
  • Big redfish a hot catch in Florida's Sebastian Inlet

    These are redfish like you have probably never seen them: 40-inchers rolling on the surface of Sebastian Inlet, slapping their black-spotted, coppery tails like tarpon. It's mesmerizing and heart-pounding unless you don't have a pulse. That's what's been...
  • Increase the odds of catching big flatheads by intentionally targeting them

    In mid-May, Emily Adair of Ingram learned to trust in the old angler's adage to get the fish to bite say, "OK, last cast." Moments before packing up and leaving a spot on the Allegheny River in Allegheny County, she hooked into a flathead catfish...
  • A less traditional, more wacky way to catch bass

    ON BONE CREEK LAKE, Kan. Midway through a fishing trip on Bone Creek Lake, Zac Udock had a wacky idea. The bass weren't biting other baits, so it was time for Udock to go to his secret weapon the wacky rig. "This is my go-to bait," Udock said as he...
  • Manhattan Beach extends pier fishing ban after shark bite

    Manhattan Beach officials have extended a temporary ban on fishing from the city’s pier for two months, after a swimmer was bitten by a shark during the Fourth of July weekend. The temporary ban, which was instituted immediately and was set to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Islamorada is a capital place to fish

    Islamorada is a capital place to fish
    If you've never been to Islamorada, you might think it presumptuous to call itself "The Sport Fishing Capital of the World." But if you've ever fished the waters surrounding the Florida Keys village, you know that it lives up to that name. Where...
  • 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...