Archive for the ‘The Outdoors’ Category


Bass Can’t Eat You!

April 4th, 2011

This is Why I Fish for Bass OK, so you’re 50 miles off the Texas coast, fishing for red snapper, and suddenly there’s mako shark about the size of Andre the Giant flopping around at your feet, jaws a-snapping. Not a good scene, in my humble estimation. The news source seems to blame the shark’s [...]

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On Air with Outdoor First Radio

March 22nd, 2011

Hey Gang, (or my fishing freaks, or my mercenaries, or whatever I should call you. I’m still trying to figure out what to call you guys. Many of the super cool people on radio or online  have names for their followers like The ______ Army or The______ Nation. I gotta get one of those names [...]

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Breaking Up is Hard to Do

February 18th, 2011

OK, so Bassmaster Classic practice day is over and I’ve had a chance to talk to both Gerald Swindle and Dave Mercer about how their time in the boat together went. The ever-gracious G-Man, fresh off a big win in Florida, was complimentary — he said that they had a great time. Then again, he [...]

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You Know It’s A Big Fish When…

February 1st, 2011

OK so we have all known Bass anglers that have bragged about catching a bass so big that they can fit their fist in it’s mouth. Well, this dude seems to be taking things to a whole new level! He catches cat fish so big he can jam his whole head in their yap! However [...]

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Fish On!!!

January 25th, 2011

OK so every single group of  buddy’s that have ever hit the water together have pulled this prank at one time or another. But these guys caught it on camera and posted it online. Here is a fishing Punk ‘d that even Ashton Kutcher (who we have heard fishes) would be proud of. fishing – [...]

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Al Lindner On Facts Of Fishing

December 13th, 2010

OK, OK! So it’s not really the Facts of Fishing that you were thinking of, It’s the original Facts of Fishing. The crazy thing is it was not until a few years ago that I even knew that the original name of the Lindner’s show was Facts of Fishing. When I did find out about [...]

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Alien Fish???

November 3rd, 2010

So after the crazy car find story from yesterday it got me thinking what are some of the craziest things anglers have ever claimed to catch? Well, this next story has got to be one of the strangest. However, I have to warn you the music in this video is among the most annoying I [...]

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Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

October 25th, 2010

Ok, so maybe no lions or bears but check out this Goliath Tigerfish!  Some of this story seems hard to believe but I guess when you catch a 5 foot long fish that looks like this, you tend to get a little excited… Check out The for more details. AFTER an eight-day monster battle [...]

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Killer Hail! Help Protect our Finned Friends!

October 22nd, 2010

In the Kansas City area recently “extreme hail from thunderstorms killed local fish”.  So much hail fell that the water temperature dropped too quickly killing local catfish, bass, bluegill and carp.  We here at the Facts of Fishing Headquarters are trying to figure out how to protect our finned friends and the best way we [...]

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Hurray! New Possible IGFA Records!

October 21st, 2010

To have your name immortalized in print and being able to say “I caught the biggest fish in the world” would be a dream come true for most anglers.   Check out Field and for a few of this years lucky new unofficial records.  There are 126 different entries and they include a 5lb 3oz [...]

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Celebrity Looking for a Retirement Hobby?

October 20th, 2010

Yet another celebrity has been seen taking on the great sport of fishing.  The one and only Oprah was seen recently dawning waders and casting a fly.  With this being Oprah’s last year on television maybe she’s trying to find a new hobby?  Check out TMZ for more details.

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Shhh, it’s a Secret

October 19th, 2010

Ok, not exactly the secret you thought we were talking about, sorry guys.  No, we’re talking Secret Lakes.  In tackle shops worldwide people tell stories of “secret lakes”.  They always have tons of HUGE fish and no one knows where they are!  It’s enough to make any fish crazed person go a little squirrely!  Well [...]

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Hooked 911

October 15th, 2010

Everyone has seen pictures and heard stories of hooks stuck in people.  We always think, that happens to people who don’t know what they’re doing or I would never make that mistake……..  Unfortunately I did! I’d taken a friend to a small lake for Musky.  He had just bought a medium action Shimano Clarus and [...]

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October 12th, 2010

So you thought Asian Carp were a problem. Well just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, along comes FISH-MAN (according to the reliable news team at Weekly World News lol)

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Blobfish Need Love Too.

October 11th, 2010

While we all spend a lot of time talking about or maybe even obsessing about fish such as Bass, Walleye, Musky, Pike, Trout, Salmon, Crappie, Perch and just about anything else that swims. Some fish don’t get the same love from us anglers that these popular species do. One of those little talked about fish [...]

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What a wonderful father!

October 5th, 2010

Ok so I gotta be honest we have no idea whether this story is true or just one of those web hoax’s that floats around the world wide web. But we are anglers and since when has any angler let the truth stand in the way of a good story. You may be forgiven for [...]

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Attack Of The Asian Carp!

September 28th, 2010

Everyone has heard about the latest invasive species; the Asian Carp. Some of you may be wondering what’s the big deal. Well, check out this news story from Mississippi and this will show you that these critters are not gobies or zebra muscles; they are real bad news. How long will it take for the [...]

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