Most sources believe that the fastest species of fish is the..........LINK
The emblems depicted within the armorial bearings go back much further in history, representing legendary incidents in the life of the city's founder and patron saint, St Kentigern, or as he was more affectionately known, St Mungo, meaning "the dear one".
The Fish — refers to the story about Queen Languoreth of Strathclyde who was suspected of infidelity by her husband. King Riderch demanded to see her ring, which he claimed she had given to her lover. In reality the King had thrown it into the River Clyde. Faced with execution she appealed for help to Mungo, who ordered a messenger to catch a fish in the river. On opening the fish, the ring was miraculously found inside, which allowed the Queen to clear her name.
I just finished watching Nature's Superfish, an amazing program with startling underwater footage of the world's great billfish shot by award winning film maker Rick Rosenthal. The footage of the giant marlin and juvenile sailfish is jaw dropping. Find out when this show is being repeated in your area and watch it! LINK
# 7. Snook have under-slung mouths and torpedo-shaped frames like pike…except they don’t writhe like snitched eels or smell like ass.
VIA Shallowfish.com LINK
According to Keith Sutton at ESPN Outdoors. LINK
The vast freshwater ecosystem of the Amazon River is home to abundant animal life, and many of its species thrive by virtue of their ferocity. If one were to ask the locals which of the river's indigenous species is the most treacherous, a few might describe the roaming packs of carnivorous piranhas, or the massive anaconda snakes; but based on the general sentiment of the region, the most frequently uttered response would be "candirú."
The terrifying toothpick fish - VIA Damn Interesting LINK
Thee Ass Hooked Whitey inspired us to go down the Snakehead path with this post.
Angling for the Giant Snakehead when the unique opportunity of the fish’s parental behavior while protecting it’s young presents itself is far above any other kind of fishing the most exciting of all. That is the topic I am going to talk to you about today. At the very moment I am writing those lines, I can see in my mind the whole scenario of a snakehead striking at a lure on top water. Bang! VIA Carpe Carpio LINK
This brainteaser, reportedly written by Einstein is difficult and Einstein sai d that 98% of the people in the world could not figure it out. Which percentage are you in?
There are five houses in a row in different colors. In each house lives a person with a different nationality. The five owners drink a different drink, smoke a different brand of cigar and keep a different pet, one of which is a Walleye Pike.
The question is-- who owns the fish?
Vietnamese catfish processor and exporter Agifish plans to turn catfish fat into fuel to run diesel engines, a company official said on Monday. VIA Reuters LINK
And one way to control the population can be phrased this way: "If you can't beat 'em, eat 'em." Via NPR LINK
Here me now, and believe me later - anyone can achieve these results using our method!
That's right, and we have proof! We have taken the world'smost pathetic girly-man, and turned him into the embodiment of perfect pumptitude! LINK
Let's face it. We anglers have developed quite a bit of "Jive" in our sport's terminology, some of which can be considered an entire language in it's own! Here's a few good ones sent to us by our readers over the years. LINK
Gil Finn & Gearman Fly Fishing Slang Definitions LINK
So you are coming to fish the Big Lake O this year. Well before you can fish, you need to know the proper fishing lingo. Listening to the VHF radio can be frustrating if you are clueless to what is being said. Well here is your chance to become part of the inner circle. With help from a few deviants that I know, we concocted a list of Lake and Stream jargon that is sure to have you scratching your head. So without any more delays, here you go. LINK
Urban Dictionary definitions of "Fishing". LINK
From Ralph and Lisa Cutter's California School of Fly Fishing comes this amazing news.
About 3 weeks ago, deep in a hidden canyon of Mexico's Sierra Madre Mountains, we discovered what is likely the one and only creek that harbors a new species of trout. . . the Conchos Trout. Maybe 100,000 years ago it became isolated in this east slope drainage and evolved into a unique trout. . . the only native Mexican trout to inhabit an Atlantic watershed. See its picture and read the white paper here. LINK
Black sea bass feature prominently on many menus, but wild populations of the fish are in decline and their availability is limited. Because of the high demand, they’re a good candidate for aquaculture on the east coast. Except, that is, for one problem: they have a tendency to change sex unpredictably in captivity. LINK
Someday they hope to use fluorescent fish as an indicator of toxins in the water, until then, 5 bucks per for your fish tank. Portion of the proceeds go to further research.
The providers of GloFish™ fluorescent fish realize that the enormous potential of genetic technology carries with it an important responsibility. To help ensure that we use this technology appropriately, we dedicate ourselves to the following guiding ethical principles:
Groucho : Well, what is the password?
Chico : Aw, no. You gotta tell me. Hey, I tell what I do. I give you three guesses. It's the name of a fish.
Groucho : Is it Mary?
Chico : Ha-ha. That's-a no fish.
Groucho : She isn't, well, she drinks like one. Let me see. Is it sturgeon?
Chico : Hey you crazy. Sturgeon, he's a doctor cuts you open when-a you sick. Now I give you one more chance.
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