Eric Machak

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Treat Local Bodies Of Water Like Classrooms, And You'll Be Prepared To Fish Anywhere

Not too long ago a reader asked, "How does bass fishing in a confined region prepare an angler for fishing more diverse bodies of water outside of …

The incredible physics of the archerfish, nature's aquatic sniper

Lurking just beneath the surface of estuaries across many parts of Asia are archerfish, natural-born assassins who overcome a shocking number of challenges as they shoot targeted streams of water at nearby insects, knocking them down into the water where they become easy dinner targets. <i>Wired</i> takes …

Mysterious Monster Fish Caught in Canadian Arctic

<i>Photo by Jutai Korgak on Facebook</i><p>Late last week, a University of Windsor researcher identified a mysterious (and rare) fish hoisted from the waters …

Got A Cut? Slap A Sunny On It

Well, maybe you should use a bandage instead. But you may soon see a similar treatment at hospitals and clinics near you: a company in Iceland called …

The Bottom Line: Five Myths About Fishing

Wildlife<p>From the Chesapeake Bay to Florida’s Gulf Coast, recreational fishing is big business for many communities along the Eastern Seaboard. In fact, more than one-third of America’s 11.8 million saltwater anglers live in the region. I count myself among them.<p>This national pastime is much more …

Rare, 18-Foot Deep Sea Fish Brought Up by Snorkeler

LOS ANGELES (TheBlaze/AP) — A marine scientist snorkeling off the coast of Southern California made a rare find over the weekend, discovering a dead — but intact — 18-foot-long oarfish. Several times already this year similar odd, serpent-like creatures have been spotted at sea or decomposing on …

When Fishing Becomes a Contact Sport

Just when you think fishing isn't a contact sport, a fish comes jumping out of the water and smacks you in the head.<p>Thanks to SI for the find.

Sneaky Sea Lion Snatches Fish From Fisherman’s Hands

Wildlife<p>It may sound like a horror movie—some large creature leaps out of the ocean, snatching a fish right from your fingers—but for one sneaky sea lion, this scenario just means lunch.<p>In a recent YouTube video, two fishermen stand on the deck of their boat, proudly displaying the Mahi Mahi that …

Video: 80-Pound Catfish From A Kayak!

Check out this great clip reader Kevin Workman sent via Facebook, who says "my brother and I decided to fish for 'river monsters' in our kayaks. We …

British Angler Catches Possible World Record Carp

<i>Photo posted by Gillhams Fishing Resort on Facebook</i><p>British angler Keith Williams recently received a birthday surprise when he hooked and landed a …

Time Management Tips | Academic Skills Center

Tips for managing your time well so you can get the most out of your Dartmouth experience:<p>Keep everything in perspective. You're smart—and there are …

Time Management