Quit the debate because big fish flourish in both waters.
And some southern Wisconsin state parks opening up for business again.
It happens every spring. The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) stocking trucks, filled with fish, head out to plant fish at designated locations around the state. Many people associate this activity with the April 1 opening day of trout for the inland streams and lakes, and they should. However, there is a disconnect, a lack of understanding with what…
It was Sunday, March 22, when charter captains and guides were hit with a “PAUSE” order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, declaring that they were deemed “non-essential.” Nothing could be further from the truth. Charter captains are the ambassadors for our Great Lakes fisheries here in New York. For many non-resident anglers coming into this…
With all this extra time, high school and college students are spending many hours trout fishing.
Successful hunting seasons make for a freezer full of venison, pheasants and geese to last through these troubling months under lockdown.
Setting road blocks in front of people trying to recreate outdoors does little to stem the tide of COVID-19.
Even while respecting social distancing, odds are there’s some quality water with good gamefishing opportunities near you right now.
To be consistently successful in Pennsylvania, trout fishermen need to be adaptable.
Affects ultra-popular walleye run, white bass run later.
Move is temporary during COVID-19 crisis, director says.
Beat “stay-in-place”-induced cabin fever by targeting rough fish in a hard-running river near you.
Misinformation and trout law-breakers run rampant on social media – and sadly, they seem to be proud of it and make no effort to become informed.
Nothing is easy when it comes to setting regulations.
Double-crested cormorants in Pennsylvania enjoying benefits of stocked trout without human competition.
No new restrictions on state park access just yet.
With in-person hearings canceled in all 72 counties, sportsmen will be voting online only.
As we all learn to deal with this pandemic, realize that it could be worse.
Wisconsin waters are open and people may fish if they have a license and abide by normal season regulations. In addition, all regulations apply for hunting and trapping.
Knowing how crappies move and adjust their habits during ice-out, pre-spawn and spawn will put more fillets in the frying pan.
The Fish & Boat Commission also announced a number of changes to its trout stocking plans. For starters, public volunteers are no longer permitted to assist with trout stocking, a longtime tradition for many families across the state.
Author suggests buying one is a wise investment in wildlife.
Hispanic families in Berks County to benefit from fishing programs specially aimed at increasing their angling participation.
Locate standing weeds in shallow water in late winter, and hungry panfish will be hanging out nearby.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s popular mentored youth trout days will once again provide opportunities in stocked trout waters a week ahead of the regional and statewide trout season openers.
Small spoons tipped with plastics, worms, or minnow heads and tails will attract more perch, crappies, and sunfish thus boosting your odds of catching more fish.