New Hampshire Fish and Game launches buyback program for disposing banned fishing gear – WMUR Manchester

New Hampshire Fish and Game is launching a buyback program to help Granite Staters dispose of banned fishing gear.The buyback of one ounce or less lead jigs and sinkers comes days after the New Hampshire Loon Preservation Committee recorded its first lead-poisoned loon of the year.Officials said at least nine loons died last year from ingesting lead tackle. A list of participating shops a…….

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Hot fishing on Ririe Reservoir – East Idaho News

Two weeks ago, Mike Bruton and I limited out with kokanee in three hours with some fish pushing 17-inches. We found most fish were between 15 to 30 feet below the surface and very aggressive with many breaking the surface when hooked.

When the kokanee stage at this depth, they are easy to reach with multiple styles of fishing. Downriggers, free-slide sinker system, clip-weight system …….

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Guestwords: Fishing for the Uninitiated – East Hampton Star

Two of Pete Jakab’s favorite things — tautogs and The Star.

I was sitting there trying to get my mind around the relationship between Steely Dan’s “Your Gold Teeth” and Steely Dan’s “Your Gold Teeth II” when my thoughts drifted to fishing. These two tunes are set in places where luck and chance are the coins of the realm, and they always conjure for me the image of Queeq…….

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