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Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow is an assistant editor for MeatEater who has studied English writing and culinary arts. She’s a Wyoming woman, lifelong fly-fisher, and aspiring hunter. She has high hopes to fill the freezer and develop some topnotch recipes this year.

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Video: Cambodia Anglers Catch Biggest Freshwater Fish of All Time

Freshwater

Video: Cambodia Anglers Catch Biggest Freshwater Fish of All Time

On June 13, Cambodian fisherman Moul Thun accidentally hooked into the largest freshwater fish ever caught and recorded. The giant freshwater stingray (Urogymnus polylepis) is an elusive species that scientists don’t know much about. That’s exactly why Dr. Zeb Hogan and the Wonders of the Mekong...
This Fishing World Record Broken for Third Time in a Year

Fishing

This Fishing World Record Broken for Third Time in a Year

On Feb 22, Brady Stanford crushed the meanmouth bass world record with a fish weighing in at 11 pounds, 1 ounce and measuring 24 ¾ inches long. Meanmouth are a hybrid of largemouth and smallmouth bass. Last March, Wyatt Frankens briefly gained the world record title with a fish of 7 pounds and...
Pennsylvania Angler To Break 40-Year-Old Walleye Record

Fishing

Pennsylvania Angler To Break 40-Year-Old Walleye Record

On October 28, Rick Nicholson went fishing with his son on the Youghiogheny River. A typical outing for the residents of Connellsville, Pennsylvania, quickly became a once-in-a-lifetime experience when he hooked into a fish that broke the state's walleye record that stood for 41 years. Nicholson...
You Won't Believe How Far this Muskie Traveled

Freshwater

You Won't Believe How Far this Muskie Traveled

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. The Michigan Department...
Lobster Diver Survives Being Swallowed by Whale

Saltwater

Lobster Diver Survives Being Swallowed by Whale

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. Friday, June 11 started...
Photos: The Most Interesting World Record this Year

Freshwater

Photos: The Most Interesting World Record this Year

Wyatt Frankens headed out to O.H. Ivie Reservoir on March 1 with his buddies because it’s been a “hot lake” lately, producing lots of big fish. The initial hours were slow, but they started getting things dialed in using Garmin LiveScope forward-facing sonar. Frankens was fishing with a 6-inch...
This is the Smartest Fishing Lure in the World

Freshwater

This is the Smartest Fishing Lure in the World

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. Joe Cermele keeps Bent...
Video: Florida Man Charged for Diving in Bass Pro Fish Tank

Freshwater

Video: Florida Man Charged for Diving in Bass Pro Fish Tank

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. Rest easy, Florida...
Fish Eggs and Duck Guts: An Old Myth Redefined

Freshwater

Fish Eggs and Duck Guts: An Old Myth Redefined

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. A few years ago, our...
Photos: Angler Breaks Idaho Perch Record

Ice Fishing

Photos: Angler Breaks Idaho Perch Record

On Tuesday, March 9, Adam Mann of Mosinee, Wisconsin, landed a 3.22-pound, 16.25-inch-long perch out of Lake Cascade in Idaho. “I pulled what looked like a football out of the ice and stared at it for about five seconds before I just started yelling,” Mann told MeatEater. “I laid it next to the...