Taken from that day’s BassBlaster email. Interesting stuff, and gotta say we love doing the BassBlaster as much as folks dig receiving it. If you’re not getting it yet, just use the easy sign-up form at right. 1. “(The mystery concept) opened up my eyes as to how many people get information before an event [...]
How do you write the possessive form of Cabela’s – Cabela’s’? Cabelas’? Anyhow, this just in: Cabela’s and the Outdoor Channel launched the “Wanna’ Go Fishing for Millions?” promotion yesterday. It runs through July 14. All you have to do is register, then fish the below list of waters
…if you’re catching ‘em in the Susquehanna River, as well as CO, DE, IA and OH. Disturbing stuff. As far as PA goes, we’ve covered the problems Susquehanna smallies are facing, and the questionable things the PA Fish and Boat Commission is doing in response, but here’s a new wrinkle. It’s in the “we can’t [...]
Word from the Ohio DNR is that smallmouth bass fishing this year in Lake Erie is “expected to be fair,” with “bass abundance below desired levels.” But – a big but – is that the average size of our favorite brown fish in the lake will be 15-22 inches, meaning 2 to 6 pounds. Dang!
I don’t think there’s any basser out there unfamiliar with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. If there is, here’s the bottom line: When someone asks you to donate, time or money if, you do. In that category is a guy named Paul Strege, who’s captaining a current effort called Jerseys for St. Jude. This [...]
A while back we posted about how the PA Fish and Boat Commission said that Susquehanna River smallies were suffering from pollution – so they decided to ban spring bass tourneys, and mandate measure-and-release the rest of the year. This is like…well, I can’t think of an analogy off the top of my head, but [...]
How would you feel if you caught a bass that had a deep voice but wore a dress and carried a purse? Well, that’s basically what’s going on thanks to what are called “endocrine-mimicking” chemicals – stuff dumped into water that causes things living in the water to be “gender-challenged,” shall we say. Been going [...]
Let’s start this off with a couple quick newspaper quotes: “In a bid to save a once-famous smallmouth bass fishery, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission [recently] passed emergency regulations for catch-and-release-only bass fishing on much of the lower Susquehanna River and part of the Juniata River. The new PFBC regulations also ban popular bass [...]