First ice is a magical time for targeting fish of all stripes, and walleyes are no exception
Hard-water warriors frequently battle the elements in their quest for glory.
Tightened regulations on both commercial and recreational striped bass fishing will take effect Jan. 1 under a proposal approved last month by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board.
The coming of fall is like a giant reset button for the muskie-fishing season.
On Aug. 18, a few days after Senate Bill 356 was introduced by Edna Brown (D-Toledo), on Aug. 14, to define manure as a type of fertilizer, State Rep. Michael Sheehy (D- Oregon) answered with House Bill 611 to deal with Ohio’s manure management.
For much of the fall, trolling crankbaits dominates most fishing I do. The location (and how the fish are using a particular location) determines the most efficient
The battle to keep Asian carp out of Lake Erie and the Great Lakes has moved to a new front: the bait shops and bait buckets.
Rare practice used to neutralize shad
Anglers may not be interested in major changes to Wisconsin’s panfish regulations, but they appear to be willing to consider tighter regulations on specific lakes deemed by the DNR to have overharvest issues.
New regulations to take effect April 1, 2015
What is likely the least understood period in the muskie-fishing season is the time leading up to turnover, when anglers who target breaklines and deep water struggle.
Zebra mussels have been confirmed in Cass Lake located in Cass County in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Pine Creek is again scheduled to be a topic of discussion when the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission meets Sept. 29-30.
How often and how soon the new law protecting a trio of apex predators will be utilized is anyone’s guess, but state wildlife officials now have peace of mind that there are clear guidelines on the books.
A freshwater salmon sought by some anglers for its fight and “catchability” is being considered for introduction into Wisconsin waters through an effort involving Green Lake-area fishermen and the DNR.
Will likely impact fishing regulations
As I let my 7-inch Slammer rise to the surface, the water beneath it glowed as a muskie slowly materialized in the greenish water
Microcystis is the dominant noxious cyanobacteria, widely called “blue-green algae,” present each year in Western Lake Erie and other lakes throughout Ohio.
Charter captains offered a variety of comments on the state of Lake Michigan’s sport fishery at a public hearing in Milwaukee earlier this month.
Survey shows catch rates at record levels
Searchers looking for bighead and silver carp in the Muskingum River didn’t turn up any of the invasive species, the Ohio DNR reports.
Jigs in their many forms are used by bass, walleyes, and panfish anglers all across North America
Call it a cautionary tale. Call it fairy tale. A fish story?
Annual, lifetime up; 1- and 7-day sales decline
Lake Erie will have a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in its western basin this summer, although it isn’t expected to be as large as last year’s
Michigan fisheries officials are collecting public input on a variety of options for changes to the current bass season after lawmakers approved legislation to remove season dates from state statute.