News and New York

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Long ice season boosts businesses

Long ice season boosts businesses

Typically the early days of March mark the end of ice fishing season in most of New York, as ice begins to pull away from shores and conditions get dicey as days get longer and the sun gets stronger.

March 2014
Weather or not, April 1 trout kickoff

Weather or not, April 1 trout kickoff

It’s perhaps appropriate that the opening day of New York state’s popular trout fishing season falls on April 1.

March 2014
Fluke fairness forthcoming

Fluke fairness forthcoming

Proposal would create uniform regulations with N.J., Conn.

February 2014
Big budget catch ($4M) for hatcheries

Big budget catch ($4M) for hatcheries

New York’s fish hatcheries will receive $4 million in funding for major repairs via a proposal in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2014 state budget.

February 2014

St. Lawrence muskies may set IGFA records

Length category encourages C&R

December 2013
Dead goby found in Susquehanna

Dead goby found in Susquehanna

Likely used as bait, but discovery concerns DEC

December 2013
Hatcheries need major attention, funding

Hatcheries need major attention, funding

DEC’s oldest hatchery is in need of major repairs as it approaches a milestone 150th anniversary in 2014.

November 2013
Oneida Lake anglers confirm round gobies

Oneida Lake anglers confirm round gobies

Invasive fish continues spread into N.Y. waters

November 2013
Huge carp a kick in the grass

Huge carp a kick in the grass

Fish tops 60 pounds

September 2013
DEC eyes sauger return to New York

DEC eyes sauger return to New York

Champlain, Erie, Allegheny River eyed for stocking if habitat suitable

August 2013