Outdoors

Outdoors

Why Omega Protein has stirred up a big stink about a small fish

Omega Protein is trying to get another global certification to assure consumers the menhaden fishery in the Gulf of Mexico is sustainable. The Sierra Club, Coast Conservation Association and others would rather the company just quit fishing for the oily fish that are near the bottom of the Gulf food chain.

Outdoors

Six laid back workouts

While toning up and maintaining some level of fitness is important to me, so is staying cool in the August heat. I reached out to a few fitness experts and asked them to tell me their favorite workout moves that are both effective and sweat-free. Below, find six easy-to-master moves that won't require deodorant and a face towel.

Outdoors

Mountain bike shoe gives enough flexibility to allow for walking

Road cyclists tend to prefer shoes that are stiff – great for riding but not optimal for walking. Mountain bikers, on the other hand, usually opt for shoes that allow you to walk around without feeling so precarious. Getting this mix of a stiff midsole that's good for cycling with enough flexibility to allow you to walk without looking like Frankenstein's monster is a tough ask. Perhaps that's why it's not uncommon to see mountain biking shoes that the pros wear topping $300 and more.

Videos

Brett Rutledge takes home the prize

Brett Rutledge of Alabama picked up his $20,000 check for bring in a state record bull shark during the Mississippi Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo on July 3, 2017.
Kate Magandy kmagandy@sunherald.com
Brett Rutledge takes home the prize 2:11

Brett Rutledge takes home the prize

Crabs, fish come ashore in Gulfport 1:27

Crabs, fish come ashore in Gulfport

149-pound stingray at fishing rodeo 0:50

149-pound stingray at fishing rodeo

Mobile man breaks bull shark record 0:52

Mobile man breaks bull shark record