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Fish Nerds Minute “Bluegill”

Posted on 20 August 2014

This summer the Fish Nerds were featured in a series of ads by Andes Mountain Sports (Bait and Tackle) in Bartlett,  NH.  The commercials ran on White Mountains TV, but we are expecting a call from The Discovery Channel any day now.  This installment is about the the bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus. Sit back and enjoy this Fish Nerd Minute. [...] Continue Reading

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Mako My Day! Man Celebrates Shark Week with a Fish of a Lifetime

Posted on 18 August 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE When Swansea, Massachusetts native Ryan Brodeur won a deep sea fishing trip online, he never dreamed that during Shark Week he would land a monster 6 and half foot Atlantic shortfin mako shark. But that is exactly what happened on Monday when Ryan and his father Bob took turns fighting a 220 [...] Continue Reading

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Fish Nerds, The Kitchen

Mango Mako Fish Nerd recipes for Shark Week

Posted on 18 August 2014

Clay did a great recipe for Mango Mako. Stay tuned for the rest of the recipe. Continue Reading

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Fish Nerds Minute: Brook Trout

Posted on 17 August 2014

This summer the Fish Nerds were featured in a series of ads by Andes Mountain Sports (Bait and Tackle) in Bartlett,  NH.  The commercials ran on White Mountains TV, but we are expecting a call from NBC any day now.  This installment is about the brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis. Sit back and enjoy this Fish Nerd [...] Continue Reading

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Fish in the News

Bully! Big Game in our Backyard

Posted on 04 August 2014

So we will never go on an actual African safari like dead presidents or railroad magnates use to do, but we do have a chance to go on a fishy safari right near Boston.  About 250 people will take to the waters off of Cape Cod in search of great white sharks this fall.  The [...] Continue Reading

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Up, Up and Away!!!

Posted on 01 August 2014

New book about flyingfish looks promising.   According to a story at app.com ”The Amazing World of Flyingfish”,published by Princeton University Press ($12.95), gets all nerdy about this infamous and fascinating creature. We have never see a flyingfish, but the book’s author notes that there are about 70 species around the world and some get up [...] Continue Reading

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If it ain’t a Scottish Skate, its Crap

Posted on 23 July 2014

‘Cause apparently the Scots grow them big.  We were blown away by the surface area of this 208 lb fish and are not surprised at all that it took 26-old Daniel Bennett  2 hours to land it.   We are amused at how the media put the fish’s size in context.  Here is their handy graphic: [...] Continue Reading

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Russian Roulette with Poison Reef Fish

Posted on 22 July 2014

The Fish Nerds are happy to learn that young Austin Goncalves looks like he is going to recover from a nasty ciguatera poisoning in the Bahamas. The story from the Orlando Sentinel, said that there is a one in 50 chance of getting sick from eating fish in that region.  Yikes! from wikipedia: Ciguatera is a foodborne illness caused by [...] Continue Reading

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