A resident of McLeansboro, Folden is a 15-year veteran of DNR.
April 19, 2018
A fishing technique for those early-season walleyes, care of “Mr. Walleye” himself.
Just how many Minnesota anglers are there?
The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Lake Michigan: The coho action is really hot for both the shore and the boating anglers. Fish have moved all the way up to the northern harbors like Waukegan. According to reports, the coho are being caught
Northwest Zone– Captain Laura Petreikis CPO Jones cited an Arlington Heights man for unlawful entry to a closed nature preserve and unlawful pursuit of animals in a closed nature preserve. A Barrington man was also cited for unlawful entry to a restricted area. CPO Palumbo issued a Dixon man a citation and a written warning
Banquets/Fundraisers April 20: Sugar Hill WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Bloomington Interstate Center, Bloomington. For more info call Jake Evans, 309-303-9988. April 21: Twin Rivers WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Hardin. For more info call Phil Godar, 618-576-2623. May 5: Schuyler County NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Old Homestead Event Barn, Rushville. For more info
Season Dates April 21-22: Youth turkey hunt (for 12- to 15-year-olds) April 30: Tautog (blackfish) season closes May 1: Spring gobbler season opens May 1: Scup (porgy) season opens May 4: Summer flounder (fluke) season opens May 5: Walleye, northern pike, pickerel and tiger muskie seasons open May 14: Oyster toadfish season closes May 17:
Western New York Lake Erie tributaries and harbors: Most creeks are back to a fishable level; Cattaraugus Creek was higher with muddy conditions at last look, but things can change fast on the tribs. Steelhead fishing has been pretty good in all creeks and the consistently cold weather extended steelhead fishing opportunities through April. It’s