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  • FISHING: Alabama native Jordan Lee wins Bassmaster Classic
  • With a successful weekend on Lake Conroe in the GEICO Bassmaster Classic, Jordan Lee nearly doubled his career winnings. Lee, a 25-year old pro from Guntersville, Ala. was the overall winner Sunday after making big strides after a slow start on Day 1.
  • Conroe Courier
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  • 3/27/2017 3:10:00 AM
  • Cabela's Event on Dardanelle Features 7 of Top 10 Ranked Schools
  • Ranked in order from 1st to 4th, competing in the Open, are Bryan College, University of North Alabama, Mississippi State, and University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Open is the also the second of the four nationally ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/24/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Big Bass Becoming A More Common Catch At Lake Of The Ozarks
  • Bueltmann and Verhoef reported catching their bass on the Megabass jerkbait and the Alabama rig, fishing nearly 19 miles of water from the mouth of the Grand Glaize Arm of the Lake all the way to Bagnell Dam. They were fishing flat pea gravel banks with a
  • Lake Expo
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  • 3/23/2017 10:54:00 AM
  • Cabela's Collegiate Bass Heads to Lake Dardanelle, Arkansas
  • Pictured above: 2016 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Open Winners, University of North Alabama SAN ANTONIO, TX - The second major televised event of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is now only days away. Over 275 anglers from across the .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/23/2017 6:14:00 AM
  • Top-ranked Bryan fishing team has winning duo at Hartwell
  • A week after the NAIA school in Dayton jumped ahead of Alabama, South Carolina and previous leader Auburn to No. 1 in the Cabela's School of the Year standings, the Lions' Matt Brown and D.J. Barber won the FLW YETI Southeastern College Fishing tournament
  • Times Free Press
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  • 3/23/2017 4:32:00 AM
  • GA Pair 1st Women’s Bass Fishing Team to Reach Nationals
  • Jaci Skipper of Taylor, Alabama, and Ryleigh Tyson of Savannah, represented SCAD last weekend in the YETI FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament on Lake Hartwell, Ga. The freshmen finished 14 th out of 176 teams with a five-bass limit of 12
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/22/2017 8:24:00 PM
  • Bryan College Wins on Hartwell
  • The Bryan College duo of D.J. Barber of Gardendale, Alabama, and Matt Brown of Corbin, Kentucky, won the YETI FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament on Lake Hartwell with a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 14 ounces. The victory earned .
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 3/20/2017 9:57:00 PM
  • Time to fish the Alabama coast and Mobile Bay
  • For those who need a break from the take-a-number fishing and often lengthy time between bites on Alabama's largemouth bass waters, a trip to the coast this spring may be good medicine. Mobile Bay is the fourth largest estuary in the U.S., 31 miles long ..
  • Al.com
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  • 3/19/2017 6:33:00 AM
  • The Fishing Report: Clear Lake re-opening good news for spring
  • First two finishers each had a 10-pounder in their top seven fish. Biggest bass weighed 12 pounds. Big swim baits, glide baits and Alabama rigs were among the top producers. *On pro guide Bob Myskey’s first 2017 guide trip, clients Bob Chamberlin and ...
  • Napa Valley Register
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  • 3/17/2017 12:15:00 AM
  • James Elam Prepares for his Second Bassmaster Classic
  • I’d never fished a tidal fishery or a grass lake. I’d never fished for northern smallmouth, or for Coosa River, Alabama spotted bass. There were just a lot things I hadn’t seen yet. I realize that they’re all bass and they’re really not that ...
  • wadingroom.com
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  • 3/15/2017 5:33:00 PM
  • Fish Consumption Advisories - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL
  • There are fish consumption advisories on nearly every river in Alabama, but these advisories are very difficult to locate and many fishermen are not aware of them. Coosa Riverkeeper, along with Alabama Rivers Alliance, has developed a new program ...
  • wbrc.com
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  • 3/15/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • West Point High Wins FLW Mississippi Open
  • The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama. A field of 29 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Columbus Marina in Columbus.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/15/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • Here’s The Best Place To Get Pie In Every State
  • 1. Felix’s Fish Camp Grill, Spanish Fort, Alabama “I have never liked Key lime pie, but even I was surprisingly swayed by their signature dessert. Rich and smooth, sweet and tangy, the pie filling coupled with the buttery crust perfectly satisfied my ...
  • BuzzFeed
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  • 3/14/2017 10:21:00 PM
  • West Point HS Wins Mississippi Open
  • The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama. A field of 29 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Columbus Marina in Columbus.
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 3/13/2017 10:15:00 PM
  • Fishing the chill in North Alabama
  • Just when Alabama anglers thought winter was over and the biggest spawn of the year would be on this weekend, the weatherman delivered the bad news: five consecutive nights will have air temperatures below 40, including two in the 20's. To be sure, there .
  • Al.com
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  • 3/12/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • Cabela's King Kat Event in Decatur, AL, This Weekend
  • Anglers traveled to Decatur from 12 states including Indiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Montana, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Illinois, West Virginia, and Missouri as well as from within Alabama to compete in the popular catfish-angling tournamen
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2017 7:54:00 AM
  • Fishing hot spots
  • Stripers are very good on Alabama rigs on the west end of the lake as they make their spawning run up the rivers. Crappie fishing is very good with minnows or crappie jigs in brush at depths of 15-20 feet.
  • NWA Online
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  • 3/9/2017 2:21:00 AM
  • Alabama: New Camping/Fishing Cabins at Roland Cooper State Park
  • Each cabin features a fire pit, grill and attached deck. Each kitchen has a gas range, microwave and coffee maker. Roland Cooper State Park near Camden, Ala., will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, March 11, 2017, to celebrate four new cabins ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Baldwin County Commission clears way for sewage line under Fish River
  • “It will be the responsibility of the Alabama Lands Division and the Army Corps of Engineers that actually regulates the portion of this project that goes under Fish River,” Elliott explained. The project is needed to continue servicing more than a 100 ...
  • WSFA 12
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  • 3/8/2017 12:49:00 AM
  • Big Bag O’ Bass: Angler’s 5 Fish Weighed 40-11
  • Pro angler Casey Martin on his 5-fish, 40-11 limit at a BFL event on Lake Guntersville After catching a quick limit, Martin said he decided to “swing for there fence” and target deeper water near causeways in the large northeast Alabama reservoir.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 3/7/2017 5:18:00 PM
  • Chapin High School Wins on Lake Murray
  • The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama. A field of 58 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Dreher Island State Park in Prosper
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 3/6/2017 10:34:00 PM
  • New poll: Will a Texan win at Conroe?
  • The last three Bassmaster Classics have had a distinct home state flavor to them. In 2014, Alabama resident Randy Howell won at Lake Guntersville and later built a home not far from where he caught the winning fish. The next year, Casey Ashley faced down .
  • BassFan
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  • 3/6/2017 5:45:00 PM
  • NOAA Turns a Blind Eye
  • As the owner of a charter fishing business, Johnny Greene holds a recreational seat for the State of Alabama on the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, but he was discovered late last year to have a private business interest that was not disclosed.
  • Sport Fishing
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  • 3/6/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • Alabama: Chambers County Public Fishing Lake Reopens Today
  • Chambers County Public Fishing Lake will reopen on March 6, 2017, under the operation of new lake manager Ted Craig. The lake had been temporarily closed during the transition of operations to the new lake manager. The 183-acre lake is located 5 miles ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/6/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • 10 Bucket-List Fishing Trips in North America
  • 4. Texas Bass: Florida has an argument for having the best overall bass fishing in the country. And the action is pretty good in Alabama and New York too. Add in the huge largemouth and spotted bass found in certain fisheries across California and they get
  • worldfishingnetwork.com
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  • 3/6/2017 3:30:00 AM
  • Nonprofit group releases guide to state fish warnings
  • He’s heard fish in the Coosa are contaminated. That’s not wrong — the Alabama Department of Public Health advises against eating any striped bass caught from the river between Riverside and Vincent. The flesh of those fish, according to testing ...
  • The Anniston Star
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  • 3/4/2017 10:05:00 PM
  • Marlin Madness 2017 Gulf of Mexico Bracket Preview
  • The crew released two blue marlin and then won the Blue Marlin Grand Championship in Alabama with a 806.8-pounder. Two wins is impressive enough for Capt. Joey Birbeck’s team, fishing board a 72 F&S based in Miramar, Florida, but just to be sure ...
  • marlinmag.com
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  • 3/4/2017 3:02:00 PM
  • Chambers County Public Fishing Lake to reopen Monday
  • For more information about Chambers County Public Fishing Lake, call Craig at (334) 864-8145; the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries, Fisheries Section at (334) 242-3471; or visit www.outdooralabama.com/chambers-public-fishing-lake.
  • Opelika-Auburn News
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  • 3/3/2017 11:02:00 PM
  • Join us for a 'fancy fish fry' at Angeline: Todd Price Taste Club
  • Harrell, a semi-finalist this year for the James Beard award for Best Chef: South, cooks a contemporary take on the food he grew up eating in Alabama. For our fancy fish fry, Harrell created a four-course, family style menu. None of the dishes are on the .
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 3/3/2017 2:09:00 PM
  • Osceola H.S. Wins Florida High School State Championship on St. Johns River
  • The win advanced the team to the 2017 High School Fishing National championship, held June 27-July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama. A field of 57 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from the City Dock Launch Ramp in Palatk
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/2/2017 8:42:00 AM
  • Below the Waterline: 'Common man' thoughts on improving the outdoors
  • Illinois Outdoor Trail: I would create an Illinois Outdoor Trail for all outdoors much like Alabama and South Dakota have for bass fishing and pheasants, respectively. Turn the resources into profit centers and make money both publically and privately at .
  • Pantagraph
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  • 3/2/2017 1:07:00 AM
  • Public hearing set on fishing regulations
  • Another proposed change is adding Alabama bass to the list of game fish. Until recently the fish, which grows larger than those native to Texas, was considered a subspecies of spotted bass, but it is now considered a separate species. Alabama bass are ...
  • Abilene Reporter-News
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  • 3/2/2017 12:56:00 AM
  • Industrial chemicals may endanger fish
  • What is known is that the Alabama Department of Public Health has issued advisories regarding the consumption of fish based on the accumulation of one of the chemicals, PFOS, in fish species. The public should limit their consumption of all fish species ..
  • Decatur Daily
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  • 2/27/2017 1:13:00 PM
  • Mini Eyeless Catfish Finally Given a Name
  • Carvalho and Lundberg were able to describe the fish with help from ichthyological collaborators based in California, Alabama and Brazil. One of the main reasons why there are only two specimens of the catfish is its miniature size and preferred habitat.
  • The Fish Site
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  • 2/27/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • Horton Has Difficult Day, But Pads Lead
  • Despite losing a 9-plus-pound fish right at the side of his boat, the veteran from Alabama gained another 13 ounces over the field on day 3 of the circuit's second stop of the 2017 season. His 15-11 bag, which was just a little more than half the size of .
  • BassFan
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  • 2/26/2017 1:00:00 AM
  • Lew's introduces Mark Rose Ledge rods
  • Two weeks earlier he had concentrated on shallow areas for the win at Alabama's Lake Guntersville (right, courtesy FLW/Photo by Kyle Wood). Mark Rose designed a specific selection of models for his Lew's Ledge rod series to cover most fishing applications.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Alabama Bass Trail Gets Underway at Lake Wheeler
  • North Division makes first stop in the River City February 25. Decatur, Ala. – The North Division of the Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series will make its first stop for 2017 in Decatur this weekend, bringing with it over 400 anglers to fish the waters ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/22/2017 8:27:00 AM
  • Blake Nick’s Promise to Kyle Mabrey
  • “Kyle dearly loved his daughter [Emma, 11] and wife [Beth], but Evan was like his very best friend,” says Blake Nick, a fellow Alabama angler and frequent fishing companion. “Evan loved what Kyle loved and Kyle would take him fishing whenever he coul
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/22/2017 1:08:00 AM
  • Alabama: Alabama Crayfish Poster Now Available
  • The crayfish poster is available to the public for free at any WFF Fisheries Section district office. The poster is also available by mail. To order, send a check for $3 to cover postage to ADCNR, 64 N. Union St., Suite 106, Montgomery, Ala., 36130.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/21/2017 11:41:00 AM
  • Fish getting bigger and bigger at Kerr Lake
  • Fishing Sunday afternoon made up for Saturday's misery, with several good largemouth bass hitting a slowly retrieved Alabama Rig over the deep clear water near the dam on Belews Lake. One was a long skinny giant that probably weighed around five pounds or
  • Henderson Daily Dispatch
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  • 2/18/2017 9:08:00 PM
  • Fishing report for Feb. 16
  • Outlook: Lilleys’ Landing reports: Trout good on microjigs (dark olive, black and ginger are best), small Rebel crankbaits, and pink Power Worms; for fly fisherman, white woolly buggers; black bass fair to good on Alabama rigs. LONGVIEW: 40 degrees ...
  • The Kansas City Star
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  • 2/15/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Coast Guard Cutter Stingray crew transfers tow of disabled fishing vessel
  • NEW ORLEANS — Crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Stingray successfully transferred the tow of a disabled fishing vessel with three people aboard to Tug Enterprise near Fort Morgan, Alabama, at 3:06 p.m., Tuesday. The fishing vessel was towed to Tug ...
  • coastguardnews.com
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  • 2/15/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • Your Health: Fresh caught fish
  • Fishing may be a pastime for some, but for many people, local fish is a cheap, easy meal. "Alabama is blessed with a lot of waterways, a lot of great sports fishing. I mean fish are great to eat and we encourage people to do that," said Scott Harris ...
  • 48 News
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  • 2/15/2017 8:57:00 PM
  • Fish report: Fluctuating temperatures impacting the bite
  • There are also quality bass being caught mid- and down-lake near points and ledges. Alabama Rigs have been one of the best produces, but the bites are few and far between. The crappie have been biting up and mid-lake on white/pepper Crappie Magnets fished
  • The Tennessean
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  • 2/15/2017 8:34:00 PM
  • Wiggins Tops Rookie-Laden Leaderboard
  • Alabama rookie Jesse Wiggins moved to the top of the standings at the Bassmaster Elite Series season opener on Friday as he caught a 16-14 sack to push his 2-day total to 35-15. He's joined in the midway Top 12 by two other anglers fishing their maiden ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/11/2017 1:08:00 AM
  • "Big Fish, the Musical" at Albany Civic Theater
  • Edward doesn't understand why his son feels this way. Edward has a flashback in which he tells younger Will (Logan Fisher) the story of how to catch a fish by doing a dance called the Alabama Stomp. The recollection leads to the show's first song ...
  • Lebanon Express
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  • 2/9/2017 9:54:00 PM
  • Percy Priest
  • However, it can be a very slow day until you find the bass on the lower end. Alabama rigs and jerk baits have been the ticket. The crappie have been biting well between Fate Sanders and Jefferson Pike Bridge. Fishing brush piles in 10-16 feet of water ...
  • fishingforbass.blogspot.com
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  • 2/9/2017 2:43:00 AM
  • "Big Fish, the Musical" at Albany Civic Theater
  • Edward doesn't understand why his son feels this way. Edward has a flashback in which he tells younger Will (Logan Fisher) the story of how to catch a fish by doing a dance called the Alabama Stomp. The recollection leads to the show's first song ...
  • Albany Democrat-Herald
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  • 2/8/2017 9:18:00 PM
  • "Big Fish, the Musical" at Albany Civic Theater
  • Edward doesn't understand why his son feels this way. Edward has a flashback in which he tells younger Will (Logan Fisher) the story of how to catch a fish by doing a dance called the Alabama Stomp. The recollection leads to the show's first song ...
  • Corvallis Gazette-Times
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  • 2/8/2017 9:13:00 PM
  • Fishing report: Bass are striking cranks, jerks and jigs
  • However, it can be a very slow day until you find the bass on the lower end. Alabama rigs and jerk baits have been the ticket. The crappie have been biting well between Fate Sanders and Jefferson Pike Bridge. Fishing brush piles in 10-16 feet of water ...
  • The Tennessean
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  • 2/8/2017 4:11:00 PM
  • Alabama: College Student License Legislation
  • On January 30, Senator Tom Whatley, Chairman of the Senate Agriculture Conservation and Forestry Committee, pre-filed Senate Bill 29, which would authorize nonresident college students in Alabama to purchase a hunting or fishing license at the same cost as
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/6/2017 7:23:00 AM
  • Rose Bags 20-04 To Take Over Lead
  • “Most people don’t think about fishing shallow in February, but in Alabama that’s what we do,” he added. “Some fish pulled up and they are gorging themselves and getting ready to spawn.” The spot that produced his best fish today he hadn’t ...
  • BassFan
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  • 2/4/2017 2:52:00 AM
  • Winter fishing holds up well; warm months have been kind
  • Some bass anglers have targeted shallow ledges at times using crankbaits, swim baits, jig and craw combos, spoons and Alabama rigs. There have been some trophy largemouth bass taken this winter too, as a few buddy tournaments reported five fish limits ...
  • The Paris Post-Intelligencer
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  • 2/3/2017 3:50:00 PM
  • Lake Guntersville Day 2 Coverage
  • Today, the wind is gusting harder and has a distinct bite to it at takeoff. In short, it feels like February in northern Alabama. All the pros in the field have dealt with bad weather before, but the wind can get up pretty easily on G-ville and fishing ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/3/2017 1:56:00 PM
  • TPWD Releases Freshwater Fishing Regulation Proposals for 2017-18
  • Add Alabama bass (previously considered a subspecies of spotted bass) to the list of game fishes and update bass regulations for Alan Henry Reservoir (Garza County), which is the only location in Texas that contains this species. Additional details on ...
  • fishgame.com
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  • 2/2/2017 4:18:00 PM
  • Lake Guntersville Day 1 Coverage
  • Outside of the fish and the competitors, the main challenge this week might be the weather. Winter in northern Alabama can be harsh at times, and though it’s been unseasonably warm this year, poor conditions are a very real threat. This morning ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 2/2/2017 1:32:00 PM
  • TPW proposes fishing. hunting regulation changes
  • This final proposal is interesting mainly because I'd never heard of Alabama bass, which was previously considered a subspecies of spotted bass. The Inland Fisheries folks are suggesting this scrappy fish with orange eyes be given its own identity as a ...
  • Corpus Christi Caller
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  • 2/2/2017 1:01:00 AM
  • Fishing report: Bass and crappie are biting with temperature dropping
  • Alabama Rigs, jigs, shaky heads, and jerk baits have been productive lures. On the upper-end the creeks continue to produce with finesse worms fished on the creek channel ledge. Green pumpkin and black have been the most productive colors. Crappie are ...
  • The Tennessean
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  • 2/1/2017 10:06:00 PM
  • Trout fishing time in Alabama
  • In a few more weeks, all of North Alabama will go bass crazy as the big move towards the shallows gets underway in most area lakes. The pre-spawn period often produces some of the biggest fish of the year, and it typically kicks in around Feb. 15 ...
  • Al.com
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  • 2/1/2017 7:12:00 AM
  • Fishing Report: Week of Feb. 1
  • There have been a few striped bass taken on either Alabama rigs or swimbaits.” Steve Santucci of Steve Santucci’s Fly Fishing Guide Service said, “The Delta is very high and slightly off color in most areas so I have been heading to San Luis ...
  • Fresno Bee
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  • 1/31/2017 11:35:00 PM
  • Arizona Fishing Report 2017
  • Humbug bay has been particularly good for stripers. Anglers have been using anchovies in 60 feet of water. Also try Alabama rigs and spoons. Catfish are on the menu for anglers using dead shad on the bottom with hot dogs, chicken livers and anchovies.
  • azcentral.com
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  • 1/31/2017 7:58:00 PM
  • Atlanta Fly Fishing Show Feb. 3-4
  • Wayne Fears of Huntsville, Alabama and the author of the first modern era book on Southern Appalachian trout fishing; Soc Clay of Fern Hollow, Kentucky, lifelong fly fisherman, pioneer outdoor writer and at one-time the Poet Laurette of the Bluegrass State
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/30/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • Teen wins FLW Series at Okeechobee
  • “Everybody that was watching me fish said I was doing something called the “Alabama Shake”, which means that I was shaking the lure while swimming it. I threw it in both green-pumpkin and white colors, but most of my big bites came on the white.
  • BassFan
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  • 1/30/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • TPWD releases freshwater fishing regulation proposals for 2017-18
  • Add Alabama bass (previously considered a subspecies of spotted bass) to the list of game fishes and update bass regulations for Alan Henry Reservoir (Garza County), which is the only location in Texas that contains this species. Additional details on ...
  • North Texas e-News
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  • 1/29/2017 2:50:00 AM
  • Okeechobee Top 5 Patterns Day 2
  • “I fish the Coosa River a lot back home in Alabama, so I like a swim jig,” Ashley says. “And that’s pretty much what I’ve been doing here for the last two days. Instead of fishing bank grass with it, I’m fishing lily pads and reeds with it.”
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 1/28/2017 2:03:00 AM
  • New public fishing lake contour maps available online
  • Advancements in sonar and GPS technology are now helping anglers catch more fish in Alabama’s state lakes. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries has updated state public fishing lake contour maps originally produced in the 1970s and ...
  • Sand Mountain Reporter
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  • 1/27/2017 11:39:00 PM
  • Church to host benefit fish fry
  • ROSINTON, Alabama — Rosinton United Methodist Church will host a benefit fish fry for Michael Tierce from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at the church, 26011 Baldwin Beach Express, … This item is available in full to subscribers.
  • Gulf Coast News Today
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  • 1/27/2017 9:37:00 PM
  • A bass fishing team without a boat? Not for long.
  • Bohl said before the team’s boat woes the team traveled to Lake Texoma (89,000 acres) in Texas, and Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky and Table Rock Lake in Missouri for various tournaments. The team will be able to move from bank fishing at Wichita area ponds .
  • The Sunflower
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  • 1/26/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • T-H Marine Partners with KVD
  • T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, announces that it will be a partnering with legendary Bassmaster Elite Series and Major League Fishing angler Kevin Van Dam for 2017. T-H Marine CEO Jeff Huntley stated, "Working with KVD is amazing.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/26/2017 10:13:00 AM
  • Students Encouraged to Enter State-Fish Art Contest
  • Artists can choose to depict either of Alabama's state fish – the largemouth bass or the fighting tarpon. Participants can also choose to draw state fish from other states, which are listed on the Wildlife Forever website. Entries must be postmarked by ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/26/2017 10:13:00 AM
  • Longtime Co-Angler McCoy Makes Move To Front
  • "I've spent time in the Carolinas, down to Florida and up through Alabama, so I've seen a lot of different lakes at different times of the year. That's kind of made me a jack-of-all-trades." Take Some, Leave Some McCoy has fished the Tour as a co-angler ..
  • BassFan
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  • 1/26/2017 5:27:00 AM
  • Lake Norman a sweet home for Alabama bass
  • Twenty-five years ago, Alabama bass didn’t exist in Lake Norman. Today, they’re a dominant game fish. This abundant member of the black bass family has taken over the open-water basins of the lake north of Charlotte. Alabama bass have out-competed and ...
  • The News & Observer
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  • 1/25/2017 4:28:00 PM
  • Fish report: Bass bite best on jigs and crank baits
  • Striper fishing around Gallatin Steam Plant is hot. Alabama rigs are a favorite and be sure to have the equipment to handle a big fish so that you won't come home broken-hearted. • Brian Carper guide service on Percy Priest: After a busy weekend at the ...
  • The Tennessean
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  • 1/25/2017 12:16:00 PM
  • Alabama Archer Arrows State Record Smallmouth Buffalo
  • Nicki Greene and Adam Bearden team up on a variety of fish species that can be taken during bowfishing trips on Alabama lakes. A recent trip resulted in a state record buffalo fish (member of the sucker family) that weighed 70.55 pounds for the diminutive
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/25/2017 9:27:00 AM
  • Updated Alabama Public Fishing Lake Contour Maps Available Online
  • Advancements in sonar and GPS technology are now helping anglers catch more fish in Alabama's state lakes. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has updated State Public Fishing Lake contour maps originally produced in the 1970s .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/25/2017 9:27:00 AM
  • Taking the Next Step
  • Our first stop of the season is Guntersville in northeastern Alabama. I have a little bit of knowledge about Guntersville from a Costa FLW Series event I fished there a couple years back during roughly the same time of year. Guntersville is one of the best
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 1/23/2017 2:38:00 PM
  • Bass Pros Enjoy Their Off-Season in Variety of Ways
  • Yamaha Pro Justin Lucas of Alabama has done a little traveling and a little fishing, but not for bass during his off-season. In October, he made his first trip to Venice, Louisiana, to sample the legendary redfish action at the mouth of the Mississippi.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/20/2017 7:28:00 AM
  • The Ultimate Southern Bass Fishing Trips
  • It’s also where Paul Elias introduced the Alabama Rig to the bass fishing world during an FLW Tour event in 2011. Tips: Early in the year, throw a lipless crankbait over remnant submerged grass or work an umbrella rig near steep, rocky banks and creek ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 1/19/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • The Good Ol’ Boy Network
  • For instance, they’ll turn to a worm instead of trying an Alabama Rig,” he mentioned. “They also seem to focus on quantity over quality when it comes to getting bites.” Interesting. Could this be due to the overall lack of fishing experience – as ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/19/2017 5:09:00 AM
  • Ranger Cup University Contingency Program for 2017
  • The competition featured teams from the University of North Alabama and the University of South Carolina, with UNA ultimately claiming top honors. "We're proud of our partnership with the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series," said Ranger Boats ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/18/2017 9:17:00 AM
  • Alabama Wins CF Opener on Seminole
  • The University of Alabama team of Anderson Aldag of Birmingham, Alabama, and Lee Mattox of Bremen, Alabama, won the YETI College Fishing Southeastern Conference opener on Lake Seminole Saturday with five bass weighing 21 pounds, 15 ounces. The victory ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 1/16/2017 9:59:00 PM
  • Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bank fishing strong at many area parks
  • With this warm weather so defiant, keep an open mind. Other techniques like an underspin, jigging spoon, jig head worm, Alabama rig or even a Carolina or Texas rigged worm may work well right now. Striper fishing has been up and down, but you can have some
  • Gainesville Times
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  • 1/13/2017 1:55:00 AM
  • Pro's Quick Tip: Lucas’ Road Map To Success
  • He never fished a Southern Open that year. “I lived in Alabama, but I fished the Central and the Northern Opens – the two divisions furthest from here,” he said. “That was shallow, dirty muddy rivers on the Central side and up North it was deeper ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/11/2017 11:54:00 AM
  • Community college launches fishing club
  • After that, club members plan to compete in Kentucky and Wisconsin. If they earn enough points, they may be eligible for a championship tournament at Wheeler Lake in Alabama. “This whole thing started because we have a lot of students who fish after ...
  • North Platte Bulletin
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  • 1/11/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • U.S. anglers exceed fishing limits; fined
  • A fall fishing trip near Pickle Lake has left two Alabama anglers on the hook for $5,600 in fines. Kenneth Chambers and Leon Hill were each charged with over-fishing in September after an inspection by provincial conservation officers found 18 walleye cut
  • The Chronicle Journal
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  • 1/10/2017 12:18:00 PM
  • T-H Marine Partners with Mark Zona and Zona's Awesome Fishing Show
  • Huntsville, AL -- T-H Marine Supplies, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama, announces that it will be partnering with Mark Zona and Zona's Awesome Fishing Show for 2017. T-H Marine CEO Jeff Huntley stated, "We are super happy for this new relationship with Mark .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/10/2017 7:42:00 AM
  • Henry to run a Charger on FLW Tour
  • Alabama guide and FLW Tour rookie Jonathan Henry will make his tour-level debut in a Charger boat. Henry, who won an FLW Series event at Lake Guntersville in 2014, will return to competitive fishing after almost 2 years of fighting cancer. "I’m just ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/10/2017 3:43:00 AM
  • T-H Marine partners with Zona
  • Alabama-based T-H Marine Supplies announced that it will partner with Mark Zona and Zona’s Awesome Fishing Show for 2017. “Zona is undoubtedly one of the most dynamic personalities in fishing and he just makes fishing fun to watch," said T-H CEO Jeff ...
  • BassFan
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  • 1/10/2017 12:52:00 AM
  • Storms and flooding keep fishing to a minimum
  • Jigs, Alabama rigs, or plastics on the drop-shot are all effective at depths to 30 feet. 2400 pounds of Mt. Lassen Hatchery rainbows were released into the lake this week, and the fish were split between the North Shore, South Shore, and South Ponds.
  • TheSacramento Bee
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  • 1/9/2017 7:52:00 PM
  • MNRF fine two men a total of $5,600 for fishing offences.
  • Two Alabama men have been fined a total of $5,600 for fishing offences. Kenneth Chambers of Vinemont pleaded guilty and was fined $1,500 for possessing five walleye over the sport fishing licence limit and $1,000 for cutting fish in a way that they could .
  • Kenora Online
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  • 1/9/2017 6:50:00 PM
  • Dunkin lands wheel sponsor
  • He says the partnership with Vision Wheel is an ideal fit. "I grew up in southern Tennessee and cut my teeth fishing in Alabama, near the headquarters of Vision Wheel," said Dunkin. "We put a lot of miles on our trucks around here and I'm excited to add ..
  • BassFan
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  • 1/4/2017 7:08:00 PM
  • When fish aren't biting, try different approach
  • Any suggestions will be welcome. For 2017 bass fishing, others have recommended and I’m tempted but not yet desperate enough to try the Alabama Rig. I’ve now seen it used enough times to conclude that it should be banned because it can be just too ...
  • Kitsap Sun
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  • 1/3/2017 1:22:00 AM
  • Dad, son fish the wind to win Polar Bear bass tournament
  • Taylor and Hargis welcomed a New Year's Day parade of bass into their boat. Taylor said they caught 40 bass Sunday with Alabama rigs and crawdad-colored crank baits. They fished between Prairie Creek and Rocky Branch parks. Most were caught with an Alabama
  • NWA Online
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  • 1/2/2017 11:47:31 AM
  • First day fishing for bass and crappies
  • Best depth for these lures is typically 6 to 12 feet, right in the sweet zone for fishing a fairly warm winter day in North Alabama. For crappies, tiny jigs from 1/16 to 1/24 ounce trimmed with minnow-shaped soft plastic tails of 1.5 to 2.5 inches are ...
  • Al.com
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  • 1/1/2017 1:04:27 AM
  • Bring old Christmas trees for fish habitat
  • Lake Wedowee Property Owners Association and Alabama Power Company will collect Christmas trees for installation in the lake for fish habitat. This will be the sixth year trees have been placed in the lake at more than 70 locations. Trees may be left at ..
  • The Randolph Leader
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  • 12/21/2016 10:21:32 AM
  • Humpback Whale Tangled in Fishing Gear for Days Is Freed
  • Images provided by the center showed the whale's tail was caught in a rope attached to fishing gear on the ocean floor. Alabama opposing execution stay for condemned inmate "The center's Humpback Whale Studies team will attempt to identify the whale ...
  • inewstoday.net
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  • 12/13/2016 9:48:04 AM
  • A fish tale: 89-year-old reels in big catch
  • The site of her amazing performance was the President’s Lake, named in honor of two former presidents who often brag about the Alabama retreat to friends. The facility has three lakes – stocked with plenty of bass, bream, tilapia and catfish.
  • Montgomery Advertiser
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  • 12/12/2016 3:40:00 PM
  • Choosing Lure Color
  • He lives in Alabama, I live in Arizona. But the moon is the same everywhere. So how do YOU choose color? Do you use what a buddy told you was working? Or maybe you pick a color because it’s named after a fisherman you admire? Eddie Johns says that color ..
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 12/11/2016 4:28:19 AM
  • Stand-Up Fishing Tactics with Wilderness Pro Tim Perkins
  • Standing also gives me the advantage needed for a better fighting position for those legendary trophy Alabama bass (spotted bass). Story-I was fishing in the Riverbassin National Championship in 2011. I was on the New River in Va. I had been catching some
  • www.rapidmedia.com
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  • 12/10/2016 4:32:29 PM
  • Long a seafood desert, Nashville gets two splashy new fish joints
  • Fin & Pearl has a different but equally convivial mood — Morales’ new venture is wildly, colorfully ambitious, and Levitski gets to play with seafood sourced via fishing hubs in Boston, Miami, Alabama and Honolulu. The lengthy menu hits many bases.
  • Nashville Scene
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  • 12/8/2016 6:50:52 PM
  • Fishing for flavor inspiration in Alabama
  • Sourdough isn’t critical to this dish: Caviar & Bananas executive chef Scott Roule suggests using your favorite bread to build the sandwich. Even without the sourdough, he adds, “It’s packed with layers and layers of flavor. The sweet-and-spicy slaw ...
  • The Post and Courier
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  • 12/7/2016 5:08:51 AM
  • This week's fishing report
  • That's likely to mean fast fishing action in many areas where creeks, culverts and tributaries bring this warm water into North Alabama lakes and the Tennessee River. Bass are often attracted to flowing water, but particularly when warm water flows into ..
  • Al.com
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  • 12/7/2016 1:12:38 AM
  • Review: Theatrical Outfit’s splashy ‘Big Fish’ flounders a bit
  • It’s only a matter of time before someone in “Big Fish” inevitably refers to the protagonist of the piece — a larger-than-life spinner of tall tales from a quaint little Alabama town — as the proverbial “big fish in a small pond.” The same ...
  • myajc.com
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  • 12/6/2016 12:09:23 AM
  • Clearwater Coast Guard unit rescues 3 from sunken fishing vessel
  • A Coast Guard sector in Mobile, Alabama received a mayday call at 1:44 a.m. Wednesday from the crew of the Marion J, a 38-foot fishing vessel, explaining that their boat was taking on water. A girlfriend of one of the crew members told Sector Mobile that .
  • fox13news.com
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  • 11/23/2016 1:10:44 PM
  • Alabama's Pickwick Lake fall Fishing Guide
  • Not quite as intimidating as Wheeler Lake or as massive as Guntersville Lake, but with 47,500 acres of surface water, Pickwick Lake still has an abundance of fishing situations for the avid angler to explore. Without traveling to far from Florence landing
  • landbigfish.com
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  • 11/20/2016 11:58:33 PM
  • The Fishing Wire: What lures work where
  • First is choosing the rod and lure layout for the day's fishing. On a fertile and relatively shallow lake like Alabama's Guntersville or Florida's Kissimmee, the pros will have a jig or two up front for sure. A swimming jig may be on one rod, a Texas ...
  • The Sentinel Echo
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  • 11/11/2016 9:28:45 AM
  • AFTCO Named Apparel Company of Alabama Bass Trail
  • Decatur, Ala. The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) is proud to announce its partnership with AFTCO as the official apparel company for ABT anglers in 2017. AFTCO, a leader in offshore fishing tackle, clothing and gear, will provide a customize shirt line and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 11/10/2016 7:13:56 AM
  • Kansas And Indiana Make Hunting And Fishing A Constitutional Right
  • California and Rhode Island only guarantee the right to fish. Vermont was the first state to give folks the right to hunt and fish in 1777. It wasn't until more than 200 years later that Alabama became the second state in 1996.
  • ABC Action News
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  • 11/9/2016 5:56:22 AM
  • Kansas And Indiana Make Hunting And Fishing A Constitutional Right
  • California and Rhode Island only guarantee the right to fish. Vermont was the first state to give folks the right to hunt and fish — in 1777. It wasn't until more than 200 years later that Alabama became the second state in 1996.
  • newsy.com
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  • 11/9/2016 4:59:06 AM
  • Regulators say menhaden, a key ocean fish, in good shape
  • Fishermen catch more than a billion pounds of menhaden between inshore and offshore fisheries. A man wanted on charges in a kidnapping and shooting in Alabama is under arrest in New Jersey after a traffic stop. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ...
  • 9 WTVM
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  • 11/7/2016 6:23:12 PM

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