The Pac-12 as Never Before?

Charles Fischer Editorials 4 Comments

All right….you know I cannot stay away from a keyboard too long, as Mr. FishDuck has to share what is rattling around in his head. This break I’ve been taking has been wonderful due to the absence of frustration that comes with managing a website. Yet I never figured when I started FishDuck.com at age 55 — that I would …

FishDuck.com — Fading but Not Leaving

Charles Fischer Editorials 19 Comments

After having written more than 300 articles over the last four years — none were as hard for me as this one. FishDuck.com … after having many false stops and starts in the past is finally downsizing – as we have attempted many times. The more than 50 writers and editors are now gone (at one time we had more than 100 volunteers in six departments), and it will …

A Farewell to FishDuck.com and an Ode to My Ducks

Caleb Couturie Editorials 2 Comments

Here I am, after nearly 15 months, writing my last article for FishDuck.com. I started before I even stepped foot on campus for my freshman year. Doe-eyed and terrified, I contacted Charles Fischer, an incredibly passionate Duck enthusiast who scared the crap out of me from the moment I started writing. My first article was good, but the title was awful and …

Oregon Football Practice: The Ducks Lay an Egg

Charles Fischer Editorials, FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 20 Comments

I could not believe my eyes when I got the email announcing an open practice for Oregon football season ticket holders a few weeks ago. No professional cameras allowed? This means that media are not having their usual place in this practice — hmmmm. I was thrilled and simply could not wait for the days to count down until I …

Michigan State/Oregon game-radio interview with Mr. FishDuck!

Charles Fischer FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Mr. Hondo Carpenter of the website SpartanNation.com contacted me for an interview about the upcoming Michigan State-Oregon football game on September 6th.┬áThis website has a network of television and radio stations it is associated with. There are improvements I can make, but considering I am not a radio professional — I thought it went well.┬áMy game plan is get interviewed …

Bracketology at FishDuck Headquarters

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Far be it from us to drop names but Joe Lunardi (of bracketology fame) and Charles Fischer (of analysis video and GQ fame) are actually one and the same.  Too modest to brag but too accomplished for just one area of expertise, Joe/Charles (or as we call him, Loon Fish) predict the NCAA Tournament bracket with astounding accuracy each and …

The Unauthorized — yet Uncensored — History of FishDuck

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

People stop me on the street all the time with two questions:  Do you know that you have toilet paper on your shoe?”  And, “What is it like working for FishDuck.com?” Well, after more requests than I can count, I decided that it’s time to pull back the green curtain and let folks see the workings of our conglomerate that …

Chip Kelly Update: A Defensive Mastermind

Mark Saltveit FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

from Video Chip Kelly seems to spend half his life fighting shallow stereotypes about his teams.  He’s a passing demon!  No, wait — he’s obsessed with running.  Well, he demands running quarterbacks, right?  In any case, he has a huge book of tricky plays.  Or is it a small book of flexible plays?  They all come fast . . . …

The Good, the Bad & the Twist in the Oregon Offense

Charles Fischer Fish Reports 4 Comments

Watch the video above or read about it below……. Surprises in the Oregon offense are fun for us, as fans, because they are delightful to discover, and they also allow us to ponder their future impact upon our beloved Ducks.  In this second game of 2013, we see three things of note: the return of a major play in the …

A New Fish Report Video Analysis: The Inadvertent Mid-Line Zone Read

Charles Fischer Fish Reports 25 Comments

This is the first video analysis I have completed in over a year, and I am excited to be in front of the camera again! We will follow the conference rules for video usage while breaking down a very strange play from our game with Nicholls.  We will also take a look at some new shining stars on offense that …

The 2012 Duckademy Awards

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

It’s Hollywood’s Biggest Night!  The streets are filled with elegant ladies and dashing gentlemen arriving at The Kodak Theater in Tinseltown U.S.A.  This is the night that we’ve all been waiting for.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present their coveted statuettes to some of the most deserving rich people er…artistes, craftsmen, poets, and geniuses in the …