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    Nebraska Record Pike – Caught & Released

    Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

    On January 28, 2014, Jake Rodiek caught – and released – what is almost certainly the state record northern pike for the state of Nebraska. There is no question that this behemoth fish was the “the one that got away” for other anglers, as it had three hooks in its jaw, all trailing broken line, […]


    Addictive Fishing | Weekend Warrior Challenge

    Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

    If you’re in Florida – or if you can be on November 2 & 3 – you’ll want to be part of this first-ever catch-photo-release inshore fishing tournament to benefit Recycled Fish & Mote Marine Laboratory’s Project Snook. It’s the Addictive Fishing Weekend Warrior Challenge presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, and you can register right here.


    White Bear Lake Cleanup

    Thursday, July 26th, 2012

    Dry weather, a changing water table, seepage and increased demands on the water supply (read: watering lots of Twin Cities lawns) have drawn White Bear Lake down to a level where lakefront property owners have to extend docks far across now-dry lakebed to reach the lake. The upshot is that this now-exposed area is ripe for […]


    Hook, Line & Sinker Fishing Derby

    Friday, June 8th, 2012

    During the recent Free Fishing Weekend in Iowa, Recycled Fish joined the Jasper County Conservation Board to help with their annual Hook, Line and Sinker Fishing Derby.


    Steward of the Week: April Vokey

    Monday, October 31st, 2011

    April Vokey was born and raised inSurrey, British Columbia. For those who aren’t familiar, Surrey once had a reputation for rough neighborhoods. Dirty money, dirty people. She fell into the wrong friendships. But as the crimes got worse, so did her desire to get out of there. So, when she got her driver’s license, she started […]


    Letting them Swim on the On Ice Tour

    Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

    How do we do Catch & Release Support on the Recycled Fish “On Ice” Tour? This video shows how in just a minute.


    Stewardship “On Ice”

    Monday, November 29th, 2010

    The “Stewardship On Ice” Booklet is the new playbook for ice fishing ethics The Recycled Fish “On Ice” Tour has made a big difference for lakes across the ice belt over the past three years. The tour has accounted for thousands of gallons of trash removed from frozen waters. It has also meant thousands of […]


    Spring Bay Resort Report: 24 Hour Fish-A-Thon Winners

    Thursday, September 9th, 2010

    Trip Report by Jim Miller My brother, Gary and I were fortunate to be the big winners for the 2009 Fish-A-Thon.  We selected the Spring Bay Resort stay as our prize.  After a little coordination with the resort we decided to take our wives and spend a week at the resort.  That week was August […]


    Ice Fishing and Stewardship

    Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

    By: SAFE Angling Director Finn Horvath with Teeg Stouffer In the northern part of the country, the landscape is covered in ice and snow.  For some anglers, relief only comes in the form of sports and outdoor expos, fishing TV shows or DVDs, hours at the fly tying bench or  and sorting, repairing, and modifying […]


    NEW SAFE Angling Profile: Frabill Conservation Series Nets

    Sunday, July 5th, 2009

    For a long time, we’ve been promoting the use of knotless, rubber mesh nets to help increase post-release survival of fish. We continue to believe that these are a good option. The only trouble: they’re heavy! Our friends over at Frabill have come up with some nets that we’re quickly falling in love with, their […]

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