Monthly Archives: February 2010

Warning: The Sturgeon General Says These Fish Are Addictive!

John L. Beath Armor-plated survivors from the day of dinosaurs prowl the lengths of the Columbia River in search of easy meals. Their vacuum-like mouths extend below their head and suck up whatever their noses and whiskers signal as eatable food … Continue reading

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The Underwater Secret Lives of Lingcod

By John L. Beath Our jumbo-sized white curly tailed worm lay motionless with a big hook sticking out of its side. Flat ocean seas combined with sunny skies gave us a perfect, can’t miss picture of the ocean sixty feet … Continue reading

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More Crappie Pros Choose Southern Pro Jigs Than Any Other Lure

By Bella Kabe COLUMBUS, Miss. — Three of the top four semi-pro teams and the top two amateur teams competing in the 2009 Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic championship tournament used Southern Pro jigs to land their prize-winning fish. The 2008 … Continue reading

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Snake River Story

Tan-colored steep hills plummeted from the sky and leveled off enough for a road and riverside parking lot. A gentle slope from the parking area slipped past cars, trucks and motor homes, into one of the most productive fishing places … Continue reading

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The AuCoin Report

News Briefs about fishing January 2010 Michigan Versus Asian Carp Michigan is suing to make Illinois close the locks from Lake Michigan to shipping canals so Asian carp, a voracious, invasive species, will not get into Lake Michigan and crowd … Continue reading

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Norway Halibut Fishing with John Beath from

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Grayling fishing Stephan Lake Lodge Alaska editor, John Beath catches grayling on the fly at Stephan Lake Lodge in Alaska. Learn how to catch Alaska grayling. Please visit for travel stories and photos and and sign up for your free online fishing magazine … Continue reading

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