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Raymarine Assists “Hunters on the Water” Worldwide
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Raymarine Assists “Hunters on the Water” Worldwide

Based in Booker Bay just north of Sydney, Captain Scott Thorrington runs Haven Sportfishing Charters in the productive waters along Australia’s New South Wales Central Coast. The busy skipper applies nearly 40 years of experience in targeting marlin, kingfish, snapper, bream and other species for the benefit of his happy clientele. The ability of Thorrington...

Shimano Redesigns Ultegra for Premium Performance
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Shimano Redesigns Ultegra for Premium Performance

Ladson, South Carolina—Time on the water is precious, and sometimes, it doesn’t matter what’s on the other end of the line. Perhaps it’s a bronze-colored smallmouth that slurps a drop-shot rig at the edge of a rockpile – or maybe it’s a speckled trout that ambushes a swimbait in a tidal estuary. Multispecies anglers demand...

Costa Rica Promotes Mangrove Protections
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Costa Rica Promotes Mangrove Protections

Costa Rica has a proud history of protecting its natural heritage. With more than a quarter of Costa Rica’s lands designated as national parks, an energy grid that runs on 100% renewable energy most days of the year, and a national plan to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country has placed environmental...

Missouri Offers Pond Management Workshop
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Missouri Offers Pond Management Workshop

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners to attend a free, online workshop this winter on pond management. The virtual workshop will take place on Thursday, March 11, 6:30–9 p.m. Participants must preregister at mdc-event-web.s3licensing.com/Event/EventDetails/175913. MDC pond management workshops help landowners make the most of their private lakes or ponds by...

No Ice is Necessarily Safe
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No Ice is Necessarily Safe

As temperatures drop, many Hoosiers will take advantage of frozen ponds and lakes to participate in winter activities such as ice fishing, skating, hiking, or just sliding around for fun. While these activities are exciting, they can also be dangerous. Remember that no ice is safe ice. If you don’t know the thickness of the...

Lake Guntersville Readies to Host Toyota Series Event
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Lake Guntersville Readies to Host Toyota Series Event

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala.  – The Toyota Series presented by A.R.E. Central Division will kick off its 2021 season with a tournament next week in Guntersville, Alabama, Feb. 16-18, with the Toyota Series presented by A.R.E. at Lake Guntersville presented by Googan Baits . Hosted by the Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the three-day tournament will...

Northland Rippin’ Minnow: Best of Both Worlds
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Northland Rippin’ Minnow: Best of Both Worlds

Bemidji, Minn. – NEW FOR 2020, Northland Fishing Tackle expands its hard bait AND soft-plastic offerings by combining two of their most popular lures.  The Rippin’ Minnow sports a gliding action that anglers recognize in the Puppet Minnow, while adding a finesse plastic component for color, attraction, and bite retention. The Rippin’ Minnow relies on...

S.C. Anglers Encourage Release of Largest Seatrout
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S.C. Anglers Encourage Release of Largest Seatrout

Spotted seatrout, otherwise known as speckled or winter trout, are one of the most sought-after saltwater species and a mainstay of fall and winter inshore fishing in South Carolina. If it seems like you’ve caught more trout this year than in the past, you’re not alone. “Spotted seatrout are on the upswing across coastal South...

Legislation to Conserve Oregon Salmon/Steelhead/Trout Waters
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Legislation to Conserve Oregon Salmon/Steelhead/Trout Waters

Today, Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced the River Democracy Act of 2021, which would create new Wild and Scenic River designations for a number of stream segments in Oregon where TU is working to protect and restore habitat, water sources and fishing opportunities. TU supports this legislation, which is based on more than 15,000...

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Editor’s Note

The Fishing Wire newsletter has been dealing with technical difficulties since last Thursday. We’re hopeful to have the report back in your inbox each morning beginning later this week. In the meantime, the daily news of the fishing industry will continue to be available on this website. In the meantime, we apologize to our readers...