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South African Minister Announces Presumed Deaths of Missing Fishermen

May 20, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Rob

On Sunday, a somber announcement came from South African Minister of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment, Barbara Creecy, expressing condolences to the families of 11 fishermen presumed to have lost their lives. “I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to …

Kentucky Angler’s Texas Triumph: Monster Turtle and Record-Breaking Gar

May 17, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Garrett

Kentucky angler Art Weston’s recent fishing trip to Texas was an adventure unlike any other. While aiming to break a record for alligator gar, Weston reeled in a surprising catch – a colossal, 200-pound alligator snapping turtle! Weston, accompanied by …

Georgia Boaters Land Record-Breaking Catches

May 15, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Kevin

Two Georgia anglers from Telfair County can now boast state saltwater fishing records, thanks to impressive catches they reeled in early May, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Jason Rich, from McRae-Helena, battled a nearly 24-pound Almaco …

Indiana Angler Reels in Record Perch

May 13, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Sarah

Indiana angler Blas Lara has a whopper of a tale to tell after reeling in a new state record yellow perch! The monster fish, weighing in at a whopping 3 pounds, 2 ounces, shattered the previous record that stood for …

HOA President Makes Shocking Threat to Kids Fishing at Lake

May 9, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Garrett

In an unsettling incident, a local HOA president allegedly threatened and harassed children enjoying a fishing trip. According to court documents, 57-year-old Kyle Tate, president of the HOA board at Stillwater Lakes, confronted three kids fishing at the community lake …

Teen Reels in Million-Dollar Fish in Australian River

May 6, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Brandy

Imagine a casual fishing trip transforming your life. That’s exactly what happened to Australian teenager Keegan Payne when he snagged a barramundi worth a cool $1 million. Payne, along with his sister and friend, were fishing the Katherine River early …

Michael Jordan Reels in Victory at Abaco Shootout Fishing Tournament

May 6, 2024 | 🪝 Featured | Baitshop Brandy

Michael Jordan reigns supreme once again, this time on the high seas! The basketball legend and his crew aboard the “Catch 23” dominated the 2024 Abaco Shootout fishing tournament in the Bahamas, crushing the competition with an impressive haul of …

Idaho Fly Angler Reels in Record-Breaking Cutthroat Trout

April 26, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Garrett

Daniel Whitesitt, a dentist from Post Falls, Idaho, recently snagged a trophy fish that will have fly fishing fanatics buzzing. While casting along the Clark Fork River in Bonner County, Whitesitt hooked what he initially thought was a snag. But …

New Richmond Teen Reels in Potential Ohio State Record Blue Catfish

April 15, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Rob

Calling all catfishing enthusiasts! A 15-year-old angler from New Richmond, Jaylynn Parker, might have just snagged the biggest blue catfish ever caught in Ohio! A Lifelong Love of Fishing: Jaylynn, a sophomore at New Richmond High School, has been practically …

Tillamook Angler Reels in Potentially Record-Breaking Fish

April 7, 2024 | 🪝 Fishing News | Baitshop Rob

Rebecca Jones, a Tillamook angler, wasn’t expecting a world record catch when she set out for a fishing trip near Garibaldi, Oregon. But that’s exactly what she might have landed! Jones was hoping for dinner, but instead reeled in a …