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Heroic Fisherman Rescues 38 Dogs from Drowning

July 8, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

During a routine fishing trip, two friends and local fishing guide Jordan Chrestman became an unexpected hero when he saved 38 dogs from drowning in Grenada Lake, Mississippi. Initially setting out for a day of fishing, the group relocated to …

Woman Goes Viral for Fishing with a Bear

July 3, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

A remarkable video has captured the internet’s attention, featuring a woman named Dasha fishing with a giant bear named Sequoia by her side. The footage showcases their extraordinary bond as they sit together peacefully near a river. Sequoia, a rescued …

David Beckham Faces Backlash Over Norwegian Fishing Trip

July 2, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

David Beckham has become the center of controversy after traveling to Norway for a fishing expedition, raising concerns among locals who believe he received preferential treatment for an activity that is typically prohibited. The former football star was recently seen …

Shenandoah National Park Suspends All Fishing, Effective Immediately

June 29, 2024 | Baitshop Brandy

Shenandoah National Park has announced the immediate suspension of all fishing in its streams and rivers due to dry conditions that have lowered stream flows and increased water temperatures. According to a press release on June 28, these conditions have …

Connecticut Angler Shatters State Carp Record with Whopping Catch

June 20, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

Brian Santos, a skilled angler from Connecticut, has a whopper of a tale to tell after reeling in a record-breaking common carp! The monstrous fish, caught at Lake Lillinonah, weighed in at a staggering 45 pounds and 5 ounces, surpassing …

Georgia Woman Reels in New Saltwater Fishing Record

June 14, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

A 21-year-old St. Marys resident, Lauren Harden, has shattered a nearly 50-year-old state record for saltwater fish. On May 24th, while fishing off Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest barrier island, Harden reeled in a massive crevalle jack weighing a whopping 33 …

Missouri Man Reels in Invasive Snakehead During Night Fishing Trip

June 6, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Surprise Catch in Wayne County Josh Shipman, fishing in Wayne County, Missouri, landed a catch that sent shivers down the spine (or perhaps fins) of local fisheries officials. What he thought might be a monster bass turned out to be …

Epic Bass Fishing in Central New York

June 4, 2024 | Baitshop Rob

This past spring in Central New York was phenomenal for bass fishing. It was one of the best seasons on record, with many anglers catching impressive hauls. Here’s a look at what made it so special: Record-breaking catches: Multiple anglers …

Angler Arrested for Cheating with Weights in Louisiana Fishing Tourament

May 25, 2024 | Baitshop Garrett

A man from north-central Louisiana, Aaron Moreau of Pollock, was apprehended in Sabine Parish by enforcement agents from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for alleged fraud during a bass fishing tournament. Moreau stands accused of attempting to deceive organizers …

Alabama Teen Aims for State Fishing Record with Rare Catch

May 22, 2024 | Baitshop Kelly

Venturing out to clear his mind after completing final exams, 17-year-old Gardner Love of Elberta, Alabama, found himself on the brink of state fishing history. Love, a seasoned angler hailing from the Gulf Coast, made an unexpected catch that could …

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