Bass good to excellent using crankbaits near the rocks.
It wouldn’t be easy, but a conservation-minded Illinois fisherman inclined to release the state record he was lucky enough to land could potentially have his cake and eat it, too.
One of the newest sea lamprey control tools, a barrier on Indiana’s Trail Creek, will be dedicated on Friday (April 20) near Michigan City.
While conducting a warrant search for illegal marijuana Mendocino County law enforcement officials were surprised when they also found endangered wild steelhead and poached ducks.
With temperatures soaring into the upper 90s this weekend, you’ll be glad to know that most roads into our cool, pine-scented mountain lakes are open and the lakes are ice free.
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold a dedication ceremony renaming the lower Dry Run Creek Access in honor of retired AGFC Fisheries Division employee Larry Rider.
The Bass Federation, in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the North Little Rock Visitors Bureau will be hosting the 2012 Student Angler Federation Arkansas high school fishing state championship.
It’s a technique that has worked for generations and often one that turns a poor fishing day into a satisfactory one.
Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 297,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during March, according to Mark Oliver, chief of the Fisheries Division. The total stocking of fish weighed more than 90,400 pounds.
New lake record channel catfish for Wister Lake caught on April 2, 2012. It weighed in at 15 1/2-lbs. and was 33 inches long. CENTRAL Arcadia: April 15. White bass good on spoons around points. Channel catfish good on chicken liver around points and shorelines. Crappie good. Report submitted by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed Oklahoma County. Arcadia: April 13….
Asian carp “very easily” could be in waters in southern Minnesota, the result of their discovery in Iowa border waters.
During the early part of the Easter legislative break, Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen was gung-ho about a May 5 fishing opener this year – a week earlier than the May 12 scheduled opener.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Georgia Pacific, in cooperation with the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers and several other local organizations and businesses, are sponsoring a day of fishing at Olalla Reservoir near Toledo, Ore. on Saturday, April 21.
TPWD officials have announced that the new John D. Parker East Texas State Fish Hatchery (ETFH) will be open for public viewing on Friday, April 27 and again on Saturday, April 28.
The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) protects, restores and manages fish and wildlife, promotes fishing, hunting, and boating safety.
As a public service, the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Health and Senior Services today reminded anglers to be aware of routine fish advisories that are in place for fish caught recreationally in New Jersey.
Though the fishing season for Chinook salmon opens on Sunday, April 22, in the Clearwater River, Snake River, Little Salmon and lower Salmon rivers, this year’s run is appears to be one of the latest on record.
Nonnative smallmouth bass have been detected above both the permanent and temporary man-made fish barriers along Fossil Creek, which is a unique fishery and haven for native fish including roundtail and headwater chub, said Arizona Game and Fish Department officials.
The third catfish stocking of the spring season is the week of April 16-21 at all Phoenix and Tucson area Urban waters.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet May 2-3 at the Plantation Inn, Crystal River, to discuss several fish-and-wildlife conservation issues, including red snapper and roundscale spearfish management, anchoring and mooring, wild hog management and manatee zones.
The Department of Natural Resources announced that the Lake Nepessing Boating Access Site in Lapeer County will be closed temporarily between May 9 and May 23 to complete the paving phase of an improvement project that began April 11.
With consistent weather, and warmer than usual temperatures, the bream bite has started to turn on.
Conservationists are seeing improvements in fish reproduction at Jerry P. Combs Lake, located on Little River Conservation Area (CA) near Kennett. Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Fisheries Management Biologist Salvador Mondragon reports that after nearly 9,000 largemouth bass were stocked in the lake in fall of 2011, biologists are noticing natural reproduction of the fish.
The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center will hold a night fishing event for children May 10 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks generally takes a conservative approach to managing the state’s paddlefish. This year all paddlefish regulations were consolidated into one location in the 2012 fishing regulations.
Need a license? Click here to buy one online. CATCHES OF THE WEEK: Heron Lake: April 9, Vern Lucero of La Cienega caught a 24 ½-inch, 17-pound lake trout. He was using a Yozuri crystal minnow. April 11, Jesse Salazar of Espanola caught a 24 ¼-inch, 9-pound, 2-ounce lake trout. He was jigging a white tube. April 13, Norma Wolfley…