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Shooting fish in VT

Posted on 20 September 2014

This morning Dave and Clay were interviewed by the guys over at Fishing Florida Radio (BooDreaux, Captain Mike Ortego and Steve Chapman) and we got talking about the rifle season for fish in VT.  Below are some links about this crazy type of fishing.   Fish Shooting Season Opens Stow the rods, break out the [...] Continue Reading

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A Great Day on Great Bay

Posted on 15 September 2014

Not just a great bay, but THE Great Bay located in New Hampshire. The large, 6,000 acre estuary is a varied collection of habitats, including mud flats, oyster reefs, eelgrass beds, rocky shores and deep holes. To learn about this unique ecosystem the Fish Nerds turned to David O’Hearn, who has logged countless of hours [...] Continue Reading

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Elegant Fish Landing Skills Nearly Lead to Swim

Posted on 12 September 2014

One of our favorite YouTube fish heads, Captain Quinn, is out catching some Chinnock salmon in the Great White North.  A big 60 lber is hooked and brought to the net.  Once the Captain scoops the fish, you can tell he is having some second thoughts. It is a miracle that the hook did not catch [...] Continue Reading

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Fish Nerds Podcast #43 – Mako My Day and White Blue Cat

Posted on 11 September 2014

  Includes: Mako Shark Fishing aboard the Miss Megan II with Captain Shawn Tibbets, www.mainetunafishing.com Stump the Fish Nerds with blue catfish Fish in the News: To Study Evolution, Scientists Raise Fish That ‘Walk’ on Land Fish Nerd Minute with Dr. Erika Martin, Twitter Fish = Shovelnose Sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus platorynchus wiki Continue Reading

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Public Relations Campaign Fails for 21 Fish

Posted on 05 September 2014

Sad news today from the U.S. West Coast where efforts have failed for many fish to remain on the unsustainable seafood list.  Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program has flipped their support for many species of groundfish and others, and made them some of America’s most wanted.    “We don’t know what happened” notes a gag [...] Continue Reading

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Kayakers Punk Great White Shark

Posted on 04 September 2014

PLYMOUTH, MA:  Two kayakers thought they were pretty funny when they imitated a couple of lounging seals on Wednesday night, but a vacationing great white shark thought it was no laughing matter. “It kind of hurt my feelings.” reports the shark. “I bit down and felt hard, tasteless plastic. When the two female humans fell [...] Continue Reading

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Snorkeling For Rock Bass

Posted on 01 September 2014

I was hanging out with my kids on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee and noticed a ton of little rock bass (Ambloplites rupestris) hanging out in the rocks. I had my snorkel and gopro in the car and grabbed my ice fishing rod and jumped into the lake.’ It was harder to get the fish to [...] Continue Reading

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Hickory Shad in CT

Posted on 31 August 2014

While visiting family in Connecticut Dave went to the West River in Guildford and caught this bright hickory shad (Alosa mediocris) on a xsmall Storm jig. Once hooked, it fought mightily, even leaping clear of the water several times. Earlier in the day, Dave met Captain Morgan who suggested smoking hickory shad, flaking the meat [...] Continue Reading

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