An Arkansas man accused of illegally selling live Asian carp in Michigan has been charged with 12 felony counts, officials said Tuesday.
Tim Wojnicz thought he was fighting a sturgeon. Instead, the charter boat captain, fishing for perch on Lake Michigan, was tied up with an 8.85-pound burbot
If anglers have Lake Michigan on their fishing menu this summer, be prepared to take part in a feast.
State wildlife and environmental protection officials have finished counting the number of fish found dead along a three-mile stretch of the Rocky River.
Anglers statewide can expect good fishing on all of the Great Lakes this summer, with Lake Huron possibly leading the way.
If there’s an opposite of the ballyhooed rain dance, Kurt Gibson may currently be doing such a jig on the shorelines of Carlyle Lake.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a commercial fisherman caught a 30-pound bighead carp at the mouth of the St. Croix River near Prescott, Wis.
DNR sturgeon fishery crew members netted the largest sturgeon ever encountered in the Winnebago system – an 871⁄2-inch female sturgeon that weighed approximately 240 pounds
Anglers and bait vendors should be aware of a regulation that prohibits taking of minnows or other aquatic bait from portions of Pipestem Creek and the James River.
Resident fishing license sales have increased with the warm weather.
Conservation officers believe that good perch fishing and poor winter ice conditions are likely the major factors behind an increase in the number of perch overlimits around Saginaw Bay this winter.
Ron Bane Sr. has been fishing the North Branch of the Susquehanna River between Danville and its confluence with the West Branch near here for more than a decade.
High school fishermen getting ready for next month’s sectional competitions need only to look toward Jimmy Morrow for inspiration.
New York’s saltwater angler numbers have in the past been estimated at nearly 300,000. But not nearly that many anglers have signed into the n-fee registry put in place following the repeal of the state’s saltwater fishing license last year.
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.
Warm weather and poor ice conditions are keeping people off the ice.
Spring season axed entirely East Setauket, N.Y. – New York's tautog (blackfish) regulations will be dramatically tightened in 2012 by a sharply shortened season and an increased size limit for both recreational and commercial anglers. The new regulations are being put into effect to remain in compliance with the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Fishery Management Plan. They may also…
DNR announces plans to reduce stocks in Huron Lansing – While anglers fishing one Great Lake caught outstanding numbers of salmon, those fishing another made only average catches. Lake Michigan produced plenty of coho salmon, particularly early in the season. "There were nice coho fisheries in the southern part of the state, particularly New Buffalo and St. Joseph," Jay Wesley,…
Springfield, Ill. – Who has been running DNR's Fisheries Division in the wake of Steve Pallo's retirement this summer? The answer is Debbie Bruce, who was promoted to acting chief following Pallo's June 30 departure. Bruce took the interim position in July, according to Illinois DNR spokesman Chris McCloud. Bruce's career background does include biology, though most of Bruce's previous…
Fox Lake, Ill. – Ryan Stochl gave up the chance of putting his name in the Illinois record books so that his 50¾-inch muskie, caught on the Chain would live. But at least for Stochl, his Oct. 30 catch leads the Illini Muskie Alliance's annual Big Fish contest, which is open to members of any of the state's muskie clubs….
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – Scientists whose genetics-based research became a lightning rod in the debate over protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp have made their case in a newly published article that says at least some of the dreaded invaders have gotten beyond an electric barrier meant to block their path to Lake Michigan. In the paper released…