No, the name is not an insult. Big, old, fat, fertile (or fecund) female fish, or BOFFFF, is a term of respect among scientists. These fish are actually a much better breeding bet than their younger, more svelte counterparts, according to a new study published in a special issue of the ICES Journal of Marine Science. Show More Summary
Gotta change the wallpaper. Birds and friends in AZ. Verdin. Mockingbird. Camelback Mountain. Black-tailed Gnatcatcher. Big cactus with Keith and Jonna.
BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Róisín Murphy is finally back big time. Last month, the Irish singer teased us with the Paris is Burning-inspired 'Gone Fishing,’ followed by last week’s killer dance track ‘Jealousy’ (which has both a...
Big game hunter Corey Knowlton's long wait to kill an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa is finally over.In a decision Thursday that's certain to rile animal rights activists, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the last hurdle in the way of Knowlton's quest. Show More Summary
A while back we ran a post on the top 5 mistakes made fighting big fish, where we highlighted some of the most common mistakes we see at our lodges in Alaska and British Columbia when fighting big fish like steelhead and salmon. However, fighting fish well does not always put the fish in the net. In […]
Exactly what you want early season rainbows to be staring at in Western Alaska. Big, gnarly, mouse patterns. More on Trout Fishing How Often do Trout and Grayling eat Mice? Trout Fishing – Swinging Flies Streamer Fishing for Trout – 5 Techniques
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In terms of the way we discuss it, playing From Software games is kinda like fishing. You once caught a fish this big. You beat this boss first time. You were wandering around Anor Londo with 500,000 souls in New Game+ and got skewered by archers 500 metres away. The stories are part of what makes these games so compelling, so I thought I might share one… More »
Throwing a line into the cyber-fishing pond for a date on a Friday night is as scary as it is (too) easy. I signed up on the dating site Plenty of Fish last year, and while I had my doubts, I was still optimistic about finding my soul mate — otherwise, why do it at all? Just because I'm on the slippery side of 45 doesn't mean it's all over for me.
Handle an Offshore Angler® Seafire Rod and Reel Combo, and you’ll know it’s something different. With rock solid construction and premium components, this is a big game fishing rig ready to take on the most powerful fish that swim the seas. Show More Summary
Video: This man was fishing in Australia when he lured a massive fish in. Suddenly, a much bigger fish — a hungry white shark — emerged from the water to steal his catch right off the line. Far from being scared, the fisherman seems to be enjoying the scene — if it was me I would have to ask for a clean pair of pants. More »
The image of Michael Phelps as a fish in the streets and a real kinky guy in the sheets just got a big boost from Kim Petro, a plus-size dominatrix who apparently passed a lie detector test before selling her story to the National Enquirer. Read more...
It’s one of my favorite seasons on Florida’s diverse saltwater fishing menu: king mackerel on the beach. Right now these big fish are migrating northward from their South Florida wintering grounds. They’ll eat their way up the GulfShow More Summary
The Dolphins landed the big fish in free agency. But they hope that after doing so in the past, this one actually nets more players. The hope is the massive contract they gave defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will help them land other players, who want to work with him. “I think the NFL works like…
Photography has become a big part of the fly fishing culture, and we’re fortunate to fish with some pretty incredible photographers at our lodges. We’ve received a few requests in the past for more information on fly fishing photography, so today we thought we’d share a super simple tip to help you take better photos! […]
Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco Murray and Randall Cobb were among the big fish the Oakland Raiders tried and failed to land in free agency. Even a truckload of cash as bait couldn ’t change the fact that general manager Reggie McKenzie was still...Show More Summary
The Cardinals landed a big fish on the offensive side of the ball in guard Mike Iupati, but the bigger theme of their early activity in free agency has been adding depth to their front seven. The team signed linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, defensive end LaMarr Woodley and defensive lineman Corey Peters while also lining up…
Photo via RChin · Threatened fish could complicate plan to blow up old Bay Bridge pier · Oakland's 'lone builder' unveils plans for three new market-rate projects · City gets a big pile of fresh sand for Dolores Park—for free...
Two of fly fishing’s literary greats have recently released new books. Jim Harrison’s novel, “The Big Seven” is reviewed by Smith Henderson in The New York Times. And Tom McGuane’s “Crow Fair: Stories,” released on March 3, was recently reviewed … more ?