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Underwater Videography 101

Aqua-Vu aficionado “Panfish Phil” shares secrets to recording sweet fishing footage. Most folks relive their angling adventures through pics, iPhone vids or mere fond memories. But for panfish junky Phil Laube, only real-life subsurface recordings… Read more →

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NY DEC Studying Mysterious Steelhead Deaths

Nutritional Deficiency Strongly Implicated in Increased Steelhead Mortality in Lake Ontario Tributaries Adult steelhead returning from Lake Ontario to the Salmon River in Oswego County are exhibiting signs of stress and elevated mortality rates due… Read more →

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NY DEC Busts Fluke Poachers

DEC Officers Charge Two for Overfishing Summer Flounder A father and son fishing team are facing misdemeanor illegal commercialization charges after New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) caught them violating summer… Read more →

Tautog World Record Blackfish group

Pending World Record Tautog

On Friday, January 2 2015, angler Kenneth Westerfeld caught what could become the new all-tackle IGFA record tautog (blackfish). The fish was caught on Captain Kane Bounds’ Fish Bound out of Ocean City, Maryland and officially weighed at Sunset… Read more →