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    Giant Warsaw Grouper Caught In Florida Weighed 347 Pounds

    A giant warsaw grouper caught in a coastal Florida fishing tournament was weighed in at a whopping 347 pounds. With the monstrous total, the team catching it easily won the event, which took place in mid May....

  • Painting of shad fishing from the early 1800s. (Credit: William Tylee Ranney)
    American Shad Populations, Once Great, Now Minimal

    Got a thing for shad? Well, you would probably be in the minority these days just because it’s more difficult to find the fish than it once was. Back in the day, the early years of America,...

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    Ocean Fish Faired Well In Past Climates, With Some Shifts

    By reviewing 85 million years of fish fossil records, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography have found that the basic structure of the ocean ecosystem was able to remain fairly stable for tens of millions of years...

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    Could ‘Finding Dory’ Movie Hurt Coral Fish Populations?

    After the release of the movie “Finding Nemo,” clown fish populations on coral reefs have been declining, presumably due to the popularity of having a fish that looks like the one from the movie in household aquariums....

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    Smelt Parade Honors Fish In Duluth, Minnesota

    Just when you think you’ve seen everything, the good people of Duluth, Minnesota decide to throw a smelt parade. The celebration was held on May 15 and featured so much more than just fried fish. The Duluth...

  • Steven Volkman poses with the gold crappie he caught on Fox River. (Courtesy of Donnie Lornson)
    Wisconsin Angler Catches Rare Gold Crappie

    A lot of good things come out of Wisconsin. Add to that list a gold crappie recently caught out of the Fox River, according to WLUK in Green Bay. The fish was caught by Steven Volkman of...

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    A New Approach To Drone Fishing In Offshore Areas

    Fishing with a drone is probably not a new idea. We have even covered how anglers, and also researchers, have used drones before. But what about offshore fishing guides — is there a way that they can...

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    Conjoined Nile Tilapia Caught In China

    A fisherman in China was surprised earlier in May when he pulled a pair of conjoined nile tilapia from his pond, according to the Daily Mail. The fish are certainly not pretty to look at, and really...

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    Montana State University Offers Trout In The Classroom Workshop

    Teachers in Montana can take part in the Trout in the Classroom program offered by Trout Unlimited, according to a release from Montana State University. The university is hosting the workshop on Sunday, July 10. The workshop...

  • Salmon swimming underwater. (Credit: Jason Ching)
    Building Salmon Knowledge In Alaska

    Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are partnering with salmon experts around Alaska to make it easier to share findings about the fish, according to a release. While there are many marine scientists who are...