1. Pure Fishing CEO said the recession started in June.
> “The recession is likely to reach into the middle of next year, but in a recession people don’t stop wanting to go outdoors.”
2. Millions spent to keep invasive fish out of Great Lakes…
…but who is protecting Mississippi River?
> Federal and state agencies spend millions of dollars every year to keep destructive invasive carp out of the Great Lakes. Meanwhile, at least 25 destructive species – like water fleas and bloody red shrimp – are inching closer to the Mississippi River Basin.
3. Mustad is “open” to more acquisitions.
Most recently bought LiveTarget, and before that was Tuf Line.
4. IL: SIU researchers seek to use invasive copi as baby food…
…for farm-raised yellow perch. I had to do a double-take at that headline because I missed the “yellow perch” part at the end. 😅
5. ID F&G propose tiger muskie at Murtaugh Lake.
> …as a means to deal with non-game fish like common carp and Utah chub and suckers…[which] have impacted the number of sport fish available to anglers in the area. Tiger muskie mainly survive from eating other fish and would be used to cut down the population….
> …tiger muskie [sterile hybrid species of northern pike] could become a prize trophy fish for anglers…can grow to lengths of more than 40″. Tiger muskie are found in other parts of ID where the record fish caught measured 52.5″ and weighed in at 44.25 lbs.
6. Am I the only one who didn’t know…
…that THIS is how baby crayfish are made? Posted by Dennis Tietje on Insta: