Fishing is a patient person's game. That patience paid off for Fruitland angler Paul Newman (not that Paul Newman!) when he caught a state-record blue catfish that certainly has to be one of the most unusual catches in the state of Idaho's history. Which includes a lot of fishing! So, that's saying something!
There are so many things to do in Idaho, and one of the more popular things to do is go fishing, and I’m assuming many of you might have fishing plans for this Memorial Day weekend. As you may know, fishing for white sturgeon has become...
Idaho, The Gem State, Home. Whatever you call it, there is no question that it is a very special state. Idahoans, especially natives know these things to their core and sometimes get annoyed when it has to be explained over and over to non-Idahoans.
My guess is someone was moving or just didn't want the fish anymore, instead of flushing it, like most people would do, they let it out into 'the wild' aka a nearby lake where it has been happily living under the radar and apparently feasting for years.
This is my fiance's "dissertation" fish. We already have pets but she's wanted a fish for years so as a sort of motivator while she completes her dissertation and her PhD, I caved and welcome a beta fish to the Moug household.