All Posts Tagged With: "fishing"

12-year-old boy has one helluva whale shark of a tale

When man and wild animals cross paths, the results can often be tragic for the humans. However, sometimes the odds are simply stacked against the beasts and that’s when amazing things can happen for man, or should we say boy. On New Year’s Day, 12-year-old Aidan Murray Medley was fishing off the coast of Florida […]

Move over Jabberjaw, we’ve found another monster of the deep

Captain Robert Hill had the voyage of his life on Saturday when a crew of six buddies on his boat wrestled and eventually defeated an enormous 844-pound mako shark. The shark was a record at 11 feet long and it weighed an astonishing 638 pounds after being gutted, a full 338 pounds more than the […]

Finally, someone didn’t let "the one that got away" get away

We not real big fans of fishin’ as a sport; after all, if that’s a sport then every 12-year-old kid sitting on his bed sucking down Dr. Peppers and playing his X-Box is an athlete. But we do enjoy getting out on the boat with rod in hand and partaking in a few adult beverages […]

Another sport for the Redneck Games: bowfishing

These guys are definitely not the catch and release type but they actually have invented a sport that’s rather clever. You have jumping carp, and bow and arrows — why not shoot them? We’re ashamed to admit it but it looks like a lot of fun. We’re rather surprised though that these guys were smart […]

Another reason never to leave your couch

What two things never belong together? Well Najeh Davenport and a hamper… but also an eyeball and a fish hook. According to the U.S. Eye Injury Register, fishing has become the #1 source of sports-related eye injuries overtaking basketball. (See, Kurt Rambis wasn’t just stylish, he was smart.) Here’s a little story that had us […]

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