- Hooked on fishing. McManus, P.F. // Outdoor Life;Nov88, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p158
Sportfishing has been a fashionable pastime for several hundred years, during which time the removal of hooks from people has developed its own history. The author contributes two of his own painful experiences to this saga.
- Cast off the pain. Gibbs, Jerry // Outdoor Life;Oct95, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p32
Discusses various possible fishing injuries and techniques on how to prevent them. Increasing cases of carpal tunnel syndrome; Angler's elbow; Importance of stretching in preventing fishing injuries; Treatment tips; Need for rest; Use of elbow brace. INSET: Balancing act..
- Tales from the trips. Reiger, George; Barrett, Peter; Leeson, Ted; Dalrymple, Byron W.; Doggett, Joe; Merritt, Jim; Robinson, Jerome B. // Field & Stream;Mar1993, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p48
Describes various mishaps that occurred during fishing trips. Danger of fishing and luck; Falling over the side of a boat while trying to gather up a bucket of water; Explosion of a boat; Getting swept away wearing waders; Cottonmouth under the seat of a boat; More.
- The blues were running. Baldwin, T.B.T. // Field & Stream;Jul95, Vol. 100 Issue 3, p32
Recounts the author's accident while fishing for bluefish.
- Tragedy offshore. // Salt Water Sportsman;Sep94, Vol. 55 Issue 9, Atlantic edition pG
Reports on the drowning of sport fisherman Chris Bowie during the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in North Carolina.
- Angler goes overboard. Brownlee, John // Salt Water Sportsman;Aug97, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p34
Reports on the fishing accident of sport fisher John Whalen who was thrown overboard while fighting a hooked tuna in North Carolina. Estimated time underwater; Release of the tuna.
- Emergency Knife. Wakefield,, Paul; Boyan, Scott // Salt Water Sportsman;Aug99, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p40
Recommends the use of the ring knife to prevent fishing tragedies. How to use the ring knife.
- Unusual trophy. Landers, Rich // Field & Stream;Mar1994, Vol. 98 Issue 11, p66
Reports on the collection of fishhooks taken from fishermen who hook themselves and go to the emergency room of the Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna, Alaska, for treatment. Attachment of the hooks onto a black felt fish; Stripping of the fish in December; Covering of the fish by...
- Yellowjacket Trail. Campbell, Robert W. // Field & Stream;Apr2000, Vol. 104 Issue 12, p121
Relates the near-fatal experience of the author and his fellow trout fishers when they took a shortcut instead of the usual trail to their fishing camp.