Fish On

Hemingway had met Ché on several occasions, being invited as a guest of honor to the macabre spectacle that was a firing squad execution. However, Hemingway only met Castro on one occasion, when the three jetted off on a boat and competed against each other in a competition to see who could catch the biggest fish. Castro won, telling Hemingway “I am a novice at fishing.” Hemingway responded, “You are a lucky novice.”

Hemingway had met Ché on several occasions, being invited as a guest of honor to the macabre spectacle that was a firing squad execution. However, Hemingway only met Castro on one occasion, when the three jetted off on a boat and competed against each other in a competition to see who could catch the biggest fish. Castro won, telling Hemingway “I am a novice at fishing.” Hemingway responded, “You are a lucky novice.”

Get your zooplankton patterns ready

Deep beneath the surface of Texas’ only naturally formed lake there used to swim a massive, open-mouthed dinosaur-era fish with a long snout and prized caviar. Now, decades after the paddlefish was almost completely wiped out, it’s coming back to Caddo Lake.

Texas Lake Welcomes Back Paddlefish Gone for Years

Fish Strike Interrupts Jet’s Takeoff

On Sept 10, a Gulfstream from NOAA rumbled down the runway at MacDill Air Force Base until the crew noticed it hit something. At first they thought it was a bird, most likely an osprey, and aborted the flight. But when the base wildlife management officer looked around for a dead bird, she couldn’t find one. But she did find a fish.  (TBO.com via Gawker)

 In 1987, the New York Times reported that “a midair collision between a jet airliner and a fish delayed an Alaska Airlines flight for about an hour Monday while the plane was inspected for damage.”

Getting ready for some steelhead fishing upstate in a few weeks.

Getting ready for some steelhead fishing upstate in a few weeks.

credit
nationalgeographicdaily:

Salmon and Trout, AlaskaPhoto: Michael Melford

nationalgeographicdaily:

Salmon and Trout, Alaska
Photo: Michael Melford

outofreception:

Fly fishing on the Deschutes River,  Early December

outofreception:

Fly fishing on the Deschutes River,  Early December

wow — brown trout sippin on adult damsels

themanzier:

Come to me, sole of the sea!  You are no match for my tenkara stick!

themanzier:

Come to me, sole of the sea!  You are no match for my tenkara stick!