The problem reared its head this week at the Salmon Masters Derby on Lake Ontario, when news broke that an angler allegedly stuffed a one-pound (450-gram) steel weight into his Chinook, entered it to win $500 for biggest catch of the day and landed a criminal charge of fraud, which carries a maximum penalty of two years in jail.
Via: The Globe and Mail LINK
We've posted about the Argungu Fishing Festival in the past but this year there will be no fishing allowed. LINK
THE ANNUAL Shetland Anglers Association (SAA) pairs competition took place last Saturday. VIA Shetland Times Online Link
This weekend my old hometown is hosting the National Fly Fishing Tournament. LINK
You may have missed the 2006 event but the dates are set through 2011.
A Mullet Toss consists of individuals on the beach throwing a mullet, from a 10-foot circle in Alabama across the state line into Florida. Not to mention a great excuse to throw a weekend long party, with lots of fun activities, great music and food! LINK
A Burlington man reeled in 42 trout in seven minutes, and he has the witnesses to prove this isn't a fish tale. LINK
Jax Kayak Fishing presents the 3rd Annual Jacksonville Kayak Fishing Classic, over 40K in prizes! LINK