24 posts categorized "Slab of the week"

August 05, 2007

Blue Fin Record Shattered


NEWPORT NEWS - There's no need for Frederick "Bo" Haycox to exaggerate this fish tale.  Via Dailypress.com LINK

November 29, 2006

Slab of the Devonian Period


Scientists say Dunkleosteus terrelli might have been "the first king of the beasts." The prehistoric fish was 33 feet long and weighed up to four tons. It had bladed jaws, a flesh-tearing feature that the sharks it preyed upon had not yet developed. VIA: MSNBC LINK

November 14, 2006

BIG Tarpon Jump


Captain Video Meister disabled the direct embed function on this video clip so here's a link. Keep in my mind the guy is in a kayak.


November 06, 2006

How Now Brown Trout?


Our friend Sid sent us this pic of a big brownie hanging out with his kokanee pals somewhere near Lake Tahoe.

October 08, 2006

A fish so gallant, it lives to fight another day

Brook Trout

Dallas angler cannot bring himself to kill 28.8-inch brook trout.

On Sept. 9, Dallas businessman Jeff Turner caught and released what is believed to be the biggest brook trout ever caught on a fly and the second-biggest brook trout reported by any sport fishing method. VIA Dallas News LINK

September 05, 2006

Royalty visits Washington


Our buddy and Reel Purist, Ron Thomas, visited this weekend to fish our Puget Sound flows.  Looks like Mike Foster (our boy, local guide, and media producer) got him into some slabbage.

August 31, 2006

Giant Shark Caught On Fly Rod Off San Diego Coast


Lured by bucket-o-chum!

Some spectacular photos of what could turn out to be the largest shark ever taken on a fly. VIA Field and Stream LINK

August 09, 2006

Catch of the Day


This giant devil fish was captured by Captain A. Kahn in 1933, five miles off Deal Beach, N.J. It weighed over 5,000 pounds, was over 20 feet wide (the largest on record.) VIA Swim at Your Own Risk LINK

August 07, 2006

Boys reel in 5-foot, 60-pound alligator in Kalispell pond


“It was just my 11th birthday, and I had to catch an alligator,” he said. “Why couldn’t I catch a little trout?”  LINK

July 30, 2006

Can 30-pounder be far away?


He knew the rainbow trout was real big, the largest he'd ever seen. LINK

July 19, 2006

Hannah and Her Salmon


Hannah Phelps has landed her first salmom!

July 18, 2006

Olsen Getting it Done in Alaska


July 07, 2006

Our Man Ethan Getting it Done on the Kenai


June 15, 2006

Carpe Carprio


Seize the carp!   LINK

June 06, 2006

How many guys does it take to land a 1000 pound sturgeon?


Four anglers took turns for six hours reeling in the 11-footer that weighed more than 1000 pounds.

Tip of the hat to Swim at Your Own Risk LINK

May 16, 2006

Philly Fish Guys


Some impressive Philly Carpsteaks in their gallery.

Fishguys.org is a site dedicated to responsible angling in the greater Philadelphia area and connecting local anglers. LINK

May 09, 2006

You're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat


I know a taxidermy man back home. He gonna have a heart attack when he see what I brung him. LINK

May 07, 2006

29 Pound Brown Trout


This week's state record brown trout brought to you by Indiana.  LINK

March 06, 2006

Reel Pure Steel


Click on pic to ENLARGE

EJ Bun getting it done last Thursday on the Methow.

February 01, 2006

Kansas youth lands monster trout


On 3 pound test!

Levi Lenard's not in the record books, but he can tell his friends he caught a rainbow trout that was bigger than the Arkansas state record. 

January 26, 2006

Tiny Fish Sets New Record


Caught on a size 10,000 midge pattern.

The smallest fish in the world has been found lurking in the peat wetlands of Southeast Asia, say scientists.


January 18, 2006

Angler makes light of weight record


Mark Everard, 47, an aquatic scientist, said: "It fought with Hemingway proportions, but I managed to land it safely after a few seconds." 

January 04, 2006

Beautiful Sea Run Brownie


Well-known local match angler Lee Carver, who has achieved tournament success both at home and abroad, hooked this extraordinary migratory fish scaling 23lb 6oz while pike fishing from the yacht station in the heart of Norwich.


March 04, 2005

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