All posts by Petra

Genevolution – Italian City Looks To Open It’s Arms To The World After Recent Bridge Tragedy – Forbes
18 Feb
7:55

Genevolution – Italian City Looks To Open It’s Arms To The World After Recent Bridge Tragedy – Forbes

This last September during an unusually warm mid-morning, 43 names were read aloud echoing across the main Piazza De Ferrari Square in Genoa, Italy. Respectful applause was mixed with women and men quietly in tears and made for a somber mood at the 30-day memorial of the bridge collapse that killed […]

Fall Fishing
18 Feb
7:16

Fall Fishing

Tom Keer 9/4/2013 We’ve been losing daylight since the Summer Solstice occurred way back in June. As we move towards the Fall Equinox on September 21 we’ll find that air temperatures begin to drop. As old Mercury drops in our thermometers the colors of the leaves will change, and humidity […]

Okinawan fishermen reel in two live oarfish, eat portion of one – The Japan Times
18 Feb
3:35

Okinawan fishermen reel in two live oarfish, eat portion of one – The Japan Times

Two rare deep-sea oarfish caught in fixed nets off Toya port on the southwest side of Okinawa stunned the local fishing community last month for simply being alive. The oarfish, netted about 2.5 km away from the coast on Jan. 28, were about 4 meters and 3.6 meters long, according […]

2 Freshwater Fishing Lures to Use This Fall
18 Feb
2:05

2 Freshwater Fishing Lures to Use This Fall

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Missing fishing boat is not hijacked, says Udupi SP – Bhatkallys
18 Feb
9:55

Missing fishing boat is not hijacked, says Udupi SP – Bhatkallys

The search teams engaged for tracing missing boat ‘Suvarna Thribhuja’ have concluded that the fishing boat has not been hijacked, Udupi Superintendent of Police Lakshman Nimbargi said on Friday. he SP told media persons that the fishing boat ventured into the sea on December 13 and after covering three kilometres […]

Four! No, that’s a Five-Pounder!
18 Feb
8:56

Four! No, that’s a Five-Pounder!

Andy Whitcomb 9/10/2013 Golf can serve as a way to relax, have fun, and help manage stress. It can be played alone, but more often it seems, a golf outing is a social event, perhaps where business networking takes place. However, more people fish than golf and tennis combined. Maybe […]

A Fall of Steelhead
18 Feb
3:46

A Fall of Steelhead

Tom Keer 9/11/2013 Every two or three years, a wonderful fish graces us with its presence.  Steelhead, a sea-run rainbow trout, returns to the freshwater to spawn. Like Atlantic and Pacific salmon, steelhead spawn in the same area where they themselves were born. It’s a homecoming of the most dramatic proportions. […]

Mirror dory rises to surface for rare photos off Shizuoka:The Asahi Shimbun – Asahi Shimbun
18 Feb
3:45

Mirror dory rises to surface for rare photos off Shizuoka:The Asahi Shimbun – Asahi Shimbun

NUMAZU, Shizuoka Prefecture–A mirror dory, a rarely seen deep-sea fish species, was photographed swimming near the surface off Cape Osezaki here. The images were snapped by Kazushige Horiguchi, 32, a photographer who lives in Nishi-Izu, also in Shizuoka Prefecture. He received a report about “a rarely seen fish being spotted” […]

Driving and adventure in the Florida Keys – Arkansas Online
17 Feb
11:45

Driving and adventure in the Florida Keys – Arkansas Online

Seagulls and squadrons of brown pelicans flew alongside my rented Hyundai as I drove across the astonishing 7-mile stretch of U.S. 1 that runs across Moser Sound, just south of Marathon, in the Florida Keys. The proximity of birds and water blurred the distinctions between sea and sky, drive and […]

Don’t Put Up the Kayak Yet
17 Feb
10:45

Don’t Put Up the Kayak Yet

Andy Whitcomb 9/17/2013 Since late May in Pennsylvania, cars/trucks frequently have been sighted toting kayaks or at least roof racks. They are handy for gaining access to shallow, rocky, or weedy locations where other boats may struggle. However, with flowing water a kayak requires overcoming some logistical hurdles. Two vehicles […]