Sunday Series: True Fish Stories of the World’s Strongest, Fastest and Most Challenging to Catch
By Debbie Kay
Fishermen are notorious for telling tales that inflate the sizes, weights and fighting prowess of the fish they’ve – supposedly – reeled in. But what are the actual biggest, fastest and strongest fish out there? If you’re looking for a challenge, here’s a quiz at some of the extreme fish around.
If you plan your vacation around fishing, then these faraway fishing trips are for you. They aren’t necessarily the farthest flung places– we haven’t included Iceland or Amazon, for example. For now, we’ve chosen to look at some of the biggest, weirdest, highest and craziest places to fish in the world: Continue reading Faraway Fishing Trips→
New regulations put seekers of groundfish in conflict with halibut fishery
The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council’s met pushback against Tuesday, March 31st against stricter halibut bycatch regulations in Alaska’s groundfish fishery, say industry sources. The opposition came in the form of a 23,000 word petition, delivered to governor Jay Inslee by Washington company Fishermen’s Finest. The company, which operates a large fleet in Alaska, argues that the revisions will cost millions in revenue and thousands of jobs. If they hold up, the limits could trim allowable bycatch by 10% to 50%.