Posts Tagged 'river'
Iaconelli Wins 2019 BASS Open on James River
Mike Iaconelli knew his fate depended on low water, so the Pitts Grove, N.J., pro made a key decision during Saturday’s final round of the Basspro.com Bassmaster Eastern Open on the James River. After placing sixth in Thursday’s opening round with 15 pounds, 2 ounces, Iaconelli repeated that weight Friday and took the lead with 30-4. Then Saturday, for the third day in a row — while much of the field ran far downriver to […]
Fishing in a Barbie world: Toy poles used in Rocky River contest
Catching a 5-pound-plus steelhead on the Vermilion or Rocky rivers is a feeling anglers look forward to every spring. The fight these lake-run fish put up while in the river is some of the best fun anglers have outside of fishing Lake Erie. But imagine catching a Lake Erie steelhead using a kid’s toy rod? Next week there is a competition requiring anglers to do just that. The 6th Annual Barbie Rod Steelhead Derby on […]
Probe into stolen fishing tackle, tools leads to arrest
An investigation into the theft of fishing tackle and construction tools led to the arrest of a Westport man Thursday. Westport police said they charged 58-year-old Tobias Araujo with receiving stolen property, possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of ammunition without a Firearms Identification Card. Police said their investigation began when thousands of dollars worth of fishing rods and reels, along with construction tools, were stolen from an address on Amory Petty Way within the last […]