Five fishermen in Florida spotted a large bale floating in the ocean and pulled it into their boat. They called law enforcement who cut it open and proclaimed that it was 25 kilos of cocaine with an estimated value of $2.5 million. How does a submarine lose one bale of cocaine? Perhaps some enterprising and [ more... ]
The Tres Lagunas Fire is closing in on a small creek home to a native strain of the Rio Grande cutthroat. If fire destroys the environment around the creek the fish would not survive, so a crew hiked two miles to badass-sounding Macho Creek and took 49 of the fish out to ensure the species [ more... ]
A fantastic disclaimer on this video: “Just because we’re idiots doesn’t mean you should be too.” You have to wonder what they considered the best-case scenario when going after that alligator. My guess is that they guy wading in owed someone a bottle of Jim Beam after his failed attempt. I have no idea what Season on the Edge is, but I suspect that if they want to make a TV show, they’ll find several willing studio execs at the cable networks.
Bill Dance, host of the appropriately named Bill Dance Outdoors show has a lot of wisdom for anglers. He’s been imparting it since 1968, and in that time he’s had a few fantastic bloopers. With all our helmet cams and constant filming, just imagine how great our blooper reels will look 40 years from now.
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. Specifically that he took a Tuna, Jack Beluga, Blue Whale, and Chupacabra on sport tackle. Expert anglers have confirmed the troopers’ [ more... ]
Four friends go on a fishing trip. They get stranded for several months before rescue. Two survive, and though they’re not particularly well-fed, when the body of one of the friends is recovered, it’s found cut into pieces, many of them are missing. From the article: “Evidently, investigators twice visited the site and removed human [ more... ]
Backcountry.com Athletes Ian and Neil Provo head to Alaska for their Steelhead and Spines adventure: riding spines and fishing some of the best steelhead runs in the world. These guys are talented filmmakers and their trip looks unreal. Camping after getting dropped by plane. No plans, guides, or itineraries: a solid adventure.
A man fishing with friends in Brazil was on the losing end of a bizarre bet that he’d be able to hold a live fish in his teeth. The sole slipped free and wedged its way into his throat and he was unable to extract it. In spite of choking, he managed to drive two [ more... ]
Listen to the Voice of God in the above video tell you (over a loud, folksy track) about the beauty of The Flyfish Journal, which has moved onto the iPad. Ahh, the journals. The magazine options for literate people not so easily distracted by ads. I love the Surfer’s Journal and the Ski Journal, though it took me a while to look past the lack of a Reef bikini on the last page of the former. Now the Flyfish Journal goes digi, available through iTunes.