Fishing with loose salmon or steelhead eggs will again become legal April 1, the start of Michigan’s 2012 fishing season. State fish managers have reversed the 2007 decision to prohibit the practice.
ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (March 09) Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway reports that fishing is generally slow in San Juan County. Some anglers were fishing Blanding #4 with lures. Recapture Reservoir is about 2/3 open water. Blanding #3, Foy, Monticello and Lloyds Lake are all still covered in ice. Anglers have not been fishing at ice-covered lakes and reservoirs. ACADEMY MILL RESERVOIR: (March…
Rocky Mountain Anglers, in conjunction with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, is hosting the 20th annual Utah Walleye Seminar Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Utah DWR auditorium at 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City.
Come to “Free Fishing Event In Cleveland, TN!” Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Kids ages 3-12.
Make plans to attend the free Kayak Fish & Float Workshop at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville on April 14.
This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.
Open the Methow, Wenatchee, and Icicle Rivers on March 16, 2012 to fishing for steelhead. In addition, the Wenatchee and Methow Rivers will open on March 16, 2012 to fishing for whitefish. Close two sections of the Okanogan River to fishing for steelhead on March 16, 2012.
The sport clam and oyster fishing season at Fort Flagler State Park, including that portion of the spit west of the Park boundary (Rat Island) will open on May 15, 2012.
Shrimp fishing opportunities in various areas of Puget Sound will be similar to last year, although there is one change this season that was made to avoid an extreme minus tide, said Mark O’Toole, a shellfish biologist for WDFW.
Recent fish health surveys conducted by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources revealed the presence of largemouth bass virus (LMBV) in four West Virginia lakes, according to Bret Preston, assistant chief of the Wildlife Resources Section.
During a March 5 netting operation at Yuba Reservoir, DWR biologists caught and released this huge female Northern pike. The fish weighed more than 21 pounds.
This report highlights a few of the best places to fish, what anglers are using and what they are catching. The information is compiled from regional Fish and Game fishery managers, local tackle shops and anglers.
BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (March 15) There haven't been any recent reports from anglers about fishing or ice conditions. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (March 15) The lake ice is almost gone. Anglers report fair to good fishing for rainbows. We aren't seeing the browns yet. Brough reservoir has special catch-and-release regulations. You must use flies and lures only—bait is not allowed. See the…
The April 1 application deadline is rapidly approaching for the limited number of slots still available for the Coldwater Conservation School being offered by the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife and the NJ State Council of Trout Unlimited.
BAKER RESERVOIR: (March 15) Anglers report slow to fair fishing success. A recent population survey found good numbers of four- to five-pound brown trout. Early spring is a good time to target browns with minnow-imitating lures and flies or frozen minnows. Catchable-size rainbow trout will be stocked this week. BARKER RESERVOIRS (NORTH CREEK LAKES): (March 15) Most of the lakes…
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will stock approximately 15,000 trout below Fort Randall Dam this month.
Fishing Highlight of the Week: Lake Dunn in Village Creek State Park near Wynne produced a 16-pound, 5-ounce largemouth bass Feb. 28, which would have topped the 16-pound, 4-ounce state record caught by the late Aaron Mardis March 2, 1976. The problem was Paul Caldwell, who has fished the lake for years, did not hold a current Arkansas fishing license when he caught the behemoth bass.
DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers anxious to start their fishing season that fishing licenses for the 2012-2013 season are on sale now at license agents, Parks and Wildlife offices, online and by phone. The 2012 license season begins April 1 and runs through March 31, 2013. The new Colorado Fishing brochure is also available where licenses…
The arrival of spring often brings warmer weather, blooming trees and, at least in Oklahoma, a big lake record fish. On March 3, Royce Harlan of Kingston hauled in a 12.4-lb. largemouth bass from the waters of Lake Texoma, nabbing that lake record spot and setting the stage for a great fishing season.
AGFC’s Family and Community Fisheries Program will be presenting some unique angling opportunities at each of the four AGFC nature centers around the state.
Recently, John Arway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, presented his agency’s annual report to the House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee at the state Capital in Harrisburg.
Last weekend was busy at bait shops and lakes across the state, and 60-degree weather made for fun fishing. Unfortunately, it also marked the last chance many of those anglers had to ice fish this season.
InTennessee the great umbrella rig mystery has been solved (for those who thought it was a mystery, anyway)!
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) arrested two men for using illegal gill nets in state waters off St. Lucie and Martin counties.
The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Take a Kid Fishing! program is designed for these budding young anglers, and the first date on the program’s calendar is coming right up.
Wildlife art enthusiasts, stamp and print collectors, waterfowl hunters, anglers, birdwatchers and wetland conservationists will gather beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 31