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by BigMesh
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Fish Tug Nets Missile.
Replies: 6
Views: 1556

Re: Fish Tug Nets Missile.

Another article on the Sidewinder of Sheboygan This Fish Story No Joke Missile Netted In Lake April 25, 1991|By Rogers Worthington, Chicago Tribune. SHEBOYGAN, WIS. — U.S. military officials are trying to figure out how a live Sidewinder missile-a weapon designed to destroy enemy fighter planes-got...
by BigMesh
Fri Mar 24, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Fish Tug Nets Missile.
Replies: 6
Views: 1556

Re: Fish Tug Nets Missile.

These are some that were caught in the north half of Lake Michigan. Pretty much every fisherman ran up a count of these while Chub fishing. https://s19.postimg.org/3t5pl0g83/A_Missile_Caught_In_Gill_Nets_By_Commercial_Fish.jpg%20alt="great%20lakes%20fish%20tugs%20catch%20military%20test%20miss...
by BigMesh
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: LeClair's Commercial Smelt Fishing Lake Michigan
Replies: 0
Views: 395

LeClair's Commercial Smelt Fishing Lake Michigan

Commercial Smelt Fishing The commercial fisherman's strategy differs from scientific sampling. Like anglers, commercial fishermen, want to catch the most fish possible; to do this commercial fishermen change where and how they fish. They modify their nets, change speed, or move from one area to ano...
by BigMesh
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Searcher Sinking Follow Up December, 1985
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Searcher Sinking Follow Up December, 1985

Deaths Sway Few In Fishing Industry Toward Regulation February 02, 1986|By Wes Smith. Boat captain John Camalick listened over marine radio as three of his comrades went to their deaths trapped aboard a sinking fishing boat on Lake Michigan last month. From the kitchen of his home in Lansing, Camal...
by BigMesh
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Fish Tug Searcher Sinks December, 1985
Replies: 0
Views: 409

Fish Tug Searcher Sinks December, 1985

Rescuers Abandon Hunt For Fishermen December 29, 1985|By Wes Smith. From the article in the Chicago Tribune http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-12-29/news/8503300208_1_coast-guard-boat-searcher The search for three fisherman lost in icy Lake Michigan was abandoned Saturday, but the hunt to lear...
by BigMesh
Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Stories
Topic: The Holy Lands of the Great Lakes.
Replies: 0
Views: 387

The Holy Lands of the Great Lakes.

In this region there are places that have commanded a special place in the hall of fame of commercial fishing. Places spoken of in a tone of reverence and respect. Places that have earned their spots in these lofty seats through commitment to excellence, innovation and superior performance. I am pl...
by BigMesh
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: In The News And On The Net
Topic: Fish Tug Nets Missile.
Replies: 6
Views: 1556

Fish Tug Nets Missile.

Fishing tug nets missile April 24, 1991 SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- A fishing boat's unusual catch, which had been left sitting on a dock for about a week, turned out to be a Sidewinder missile with a live warhead. A two-member Army ordnance disposal team from Fort Sheridan, Ill., examined the missile early...
by BigMesh
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Strangest Things You've Had In Your Nets?
Replies: 9
Views: 3678

Re: Strangest Things You've Had In Your Nets?

Fishing tug nets missile April 24, 1991 SHEBOYGAN, Wis. -- A fishing boat's unusual catch, which had been left sitting on a dock for about a week, turned out to be a Sidewinder missile with a live warhead. A two-member Army ordnance disposal team from Fort Sheridan, Ill., examined the missile early...
by BigMesh
Sat Dec 24, 2016 2:49 am
Forum: Videos of Great Lakes Commercial Fishing
Topic: Chub Fishing Jan,18,2010 On The Fish Tug Betty.
Replies: 1
Views: 422

Chub Fishing Jan,18,2010 On The Fish Tug Betty.

A day of helping Neil Teske on the Betty.