Entries in catch of the day (20)
Twenty-one-year-old Alaska fishing guide Matthew Terry kept his required logbook tracking his catch while guiding on the Kenai Peninsula’s Kasilof River this summer, but state troopers found themselves doubting the validity of his claims.
Terry, according to Alaska Wildlife Troopers, jokingly reported "he had taken the following species from the Kasilof River: Chupacabra, Tuna, Jack Beluga, and Blue Whales.''
If ratified by the Irish Specimen Fish Committee as authentic, the fish will go down as a record for Lough Corrib, and rank as the largest trout caught in Ireland in 118 years.
LINK (via: The Irish Times)
A team fishing in a recent tuna and marlin tournament off New Zealand became the talk of the event because of what it (foul) hooked but had no chance of landing: a large killer whale.
LINK (Via:Outdoors Action and Adventure)
The four hour stalemate was only broken when the fish became tired and Mr Wade was finally able to lift it towards the surface.
Mr. Wade said: 'If you get the barb through an artery or body cavity it can be fatal. It normally attacks feet and ankles from where people tread on them by accident.'
LINK (Via: The Mail Online)
A woman who took up fishing to see more of her angling-mad boyfriend has become a record holder after catching a 215lb catfish.
LINK (Mail On Line)