Tag: fisherman

Texas Angler Reels in ‘Big Fat’ 12-Foot Tiger Shark in Gulf of Mexico, Sets Personal Best but Not State Record

Having shark fished along the Gulf of Mexico most his life, Texas angler Christian Haltermann, 36, recently reeled in his bucket-list catch, a “big fat” female tiger shark weighing about 1,000 pounds, amounting to a personal best. “The way she ran on, even with that heavy, heavy equipment, I could just tell immediately we had…


A Maine Lobsterman Explains How To Conserve Lobster Population

Glad to know the industry is so conscious of sustaining the species! …


NS Fisherman Trapped by Russian Shelling as He Tries to Drive Ukrainians to Safety

A Canadian attempting to drive Ukrainians displaced by the war to safety says Russian shelling has trapped him in the city of Chernihiv for three days as food and water supplies dwindle. Speaking Friday from a bomb shelter in the badly damaged city in northern Ukraine, Lex Brukovskiy said he feels the shelling is an…


Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman Bitten by Shark Near Bimini

MIAMI—A fisherman who was bitten by a shark near the Bahamas was pulled to safety by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew after his mates tightened a tourniquet around his arm. The crew from Air Station Miami lifted the man from a fishing boat near Bimini on Monday afternoon and took him to Jackson Memorial…


German Fisherman Catches Ultra-Rare Bright-Yellow Catfish That Looks Like Giant Banana

A professional angler from Germany reeled in a rare bright-yellow wels catfish—like a giant, writhing banana with gills—while fishing with his twin brother on a lake in the Netherlands. The fisherman from Duisburg, Martin Glatz, on Oct. 4 was testing out a new lure, and at first thought he’d hooked a fish “comparable to a…


Remains Found in Search for Australian Fisherman

Human remains have been found during a search for a missing fisherman on a tropical Queensland island, as the hunt for a killer crocodile continues. Police, SES and wildlife officers have been searching for the missing 69-year-old since he went fishing in a creek on Hinchinbrook Island about 3 p.m. on Thursday. The man was due back after…


A Fisherman’s 10-Year Friendship With a Blind Seal That Greets Him Every Day: Video

A meeting between a fisherman and a seal pup in 2010 has blossomed into a decade-long friendship. Nicholas Lewis, 41, sees Shauna the seal every single day. As a little pup a decade ago, Shauna, who has since gone blind, first poked her head above the water looking for food and fast became a regular…