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BOOK IT! Friday Returns

After a long hiatus while awaiting bail, Fish Hack is back at this-here cyber version of the Fish Wrap reading to bust out haikus on Monday and lay those BOOK IT! bets on Friday. FIsh Hack ended the 2015 season up $575 and that’s good momentum heading into the new year. So let’s get to [...]

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BOOK IT! Thursday Edition

Here’s the BOOK IT! Friday, Thursday edition, just cuz Fish Hack wanted seconds from that Thanksgiving bet on the Lions to Bip Chip. And oh they did. But Hack didn’t see that Packer egg-laying act coming on six hours later. Now Detroit and Green Bay get at it this evening, and Fish Hack knows you [...]

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BOOK IT! Thanksgiving: Three Turkeys Pickings with the Fixings

Welcome to a special BOOK IT! Thanksgiving edition where Fish Hack will give you three winners for Thursday’s turkey games. After another 2-1 weekend, Fish Hack’s sitting at 23-19 for the season and ready for three more wins. First, there the Eagles at the Lions. A lot has been made about the Eagles’ 6-0 Thanksgiving [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: Bet One Backup, Dump The Next

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack is back in the saddle after being out of cell range while fishing Oregon’s Elk River last week. Good week to skip, seeing how dogs went 11-3 straight up and 12-2 against the number. Had Jax last night and that puts Fish Hack to 21-18 for [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: Playing with House Money, Not House Payment

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack is coming off a perfect 3-0 Sunday to get back in the black for the first time since Week 1. It’s always nice to play with house money instead of house-payment money. Let’s get at it… First, Peyton’s headed to the Oil Can That Manning Built [...]

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HAIKU MONDAY: On Perfect NFL Bets. Steelhead? Not So Much

Welcome back to Haiku Monday, where Fish Hack did better in the BOOK IT! picks than on upper Rogue steelhead during what used to be called the Nov. 1 Massacre. Now, it’s little more than a skirmish. First day back with bait./Used to hammer Rogue steelhead./Lighter catch these days. For you Haiku Monday virgins this [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: Three-Teamer for the Cash

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack is still two games under .500 after splitting last week’s picks. Shoulda been 3-0-1, but the Lions did it again. Cutting to the chase… First, Fish Hack’s looking at Atlanta at home laying 7 to a Tampa Bay team that goes as JW goes. He was [...]

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BOOK IT! Best Bets for Steelhead Bums

Let’s get down to business so you steelhead bums have some beer money this week without a trip to the return center. First, there’s the Vikings laying 3.5 points to Kansas City, where the wheels are starting to fall off. Only one team can run the ball in this game, and it’s the Vikes. Lay [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: Play These Winners or Take Back Those Empties

Once again here we are at BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack offers you steelhead bums some NFL picks so you don’t have to make an empties haul down to the recycling center for next week’s beer money. Went a pedestrian 2-2 last week to stand at 6-8 for the season, but Hack’s got a [...]

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BOOK IT! Friday: A Four-Play for the Day

Welcome back to BOOK IT! Friday, where Fish Hack is back in gear with the Baltimore win that you Twitter-heads got just before kickoff last night. Now Hack’s a verrrrrry pedestrian 4-6 on the season and looking forward to a hot October to get deep into the money. This weekend’s looking fine for some parlays. [...]

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    Mark Freeman

    I've underachieved as the Mail Tribune's Fish Hack since 1989. I can't help but find a few things to yuk about with pathetic regularity in the outdoors. My most treasured award? An OSHA citation for a messy desk -- Fire hazard. YEAH! Read Full
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