In this video from Angling Buzz, Minnesota DNR Area Fisheries Supervisor David Weitzel explains how the Quality Bluegill Initiative (QBI) will help combat shrinking bluegill populations in the state of Minnesota. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Bluegill, Fishing
The Lake Erie Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission set its lake-wide walleye Total Allowable Catch recently for Ohio and other state and provincial members of the Lake Erie Committee. What does it mean for sport fishing on the Ohio side of the big lake? For the story, click here. Categories: News, Walleye Tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Ohio DNR,…
Agency recommends keeping at least three 24-inch walleyes – or 6 feet – away from other people while in public, “whether you’re fishing, grabbing groceries, or anything else in between.”
The specific products being manufactured for donation are face shields, frames and hand sanitizer. There is a big need at hospitals and clinics for these items.
73rd annual event postponed to May 6-9, 2021; 2020 fishing opener still scheduled May 9.
The Koochiching County Board voted unanimously to close the county-owned Rainy River accesses, which include the Upper Sioux landing, Frontier landing, Nelson Park landing and Vidas landing due to concerns of large numbers of anglers coming into the area in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision will be reviewed April 14 at the next board meeting.
In this Angling Buzz video, Tyler Robinson, a Bemidji State University grad student, and Shannon Fisher, of the Minnesota DNR, discuss a study they’ve been working on – tracking the movement and behavior of burbot/eelpout, a species that’s been growing in popularity over the past several years. Categories: Fishing, Minnesota Videos, News Tags: Angling Buzz, Burbot, Eelpout
As of Tuesday, March 24, state parks, trails and restrooms remain open; property buildings closed.
LADSON, S.C. — While the nation goes all out with support to local businesses that are feeling the economic brunt of COVID-19, Shimano has ramped up its efforts to support local tackle shops through its connection with Locally.com. Through the fish.shimano.com web site, anglers can buy Shimano rods, reels and lures, G. Loomis rods, PowerPro braid, and Jackall lures through…
The goal of the bag limit reduction is to reduce walleye exploitation on the Winnebago System and maintain a sustainable fishery.
Additional regulation changes for trophy northern pike and bass.
In response to this discovery, the DNR is working with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Geological Survey, the Wisconsin DNR and commercial fishing operators to conduct large-scale netting, studies of the captured carp and increased monitoring.
Most notably, the costs for elk and deer hunting are going up dramatically, which are the two most profitable areas for Idaho Fish and Game.
Researchers know Wisconsin lakes aren’t too warm for walleye, a cool-water fish, to survive. They suspect it’s a recruitment (surviving to maturity) issue that has more to do with food sources and what species has the competitive edge.
Hope to force U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to complete a review that could designate lake sturgeon as a federally endangered species.
This is the first comprehensive update of regulations on the Mississippi River border waters in nearly 70 years.
A host of updated statewide, regional and local Wisconsin DNR fishing regulations will go into effect on April 1.
This year’s forecasted return of 81,700 upriver spring chinook is up 12% from last year’s return of 73,100, which was the lowest since 1999.
Could reverse more than a century of state policy and could have deep implications for people who live around one of Minnesota’s destination fishing areas.
(Photo courtesy of Scott Harrington)Martina Drugovich didn’t expect to land a state record fish on her first-ever day as an ice angler. Armed with a new fishing license and brand new ice fishing traps, she was just hoping to have some fun on Mount Desert Island’s Long Pond and maybe catch a fish she and her fiance, Scott Harrington, could…
Instead of killing pike, anglers are asked to report, release tagged northerns caught in the lake.
As if by magic, this angler pulled a 27-pound muskie through just an 8-inch hole in the ice. Check out the story here and see the video below to see this angler’s abracadabra-like feat. Categories: Fishing, News Tags: Fishing, Muskies
It’s a level that has not been reached since the 1980s.
This year’s allocation of sturgeon for Black Lake anglers was seven fish, although DNR officials set a harvest quota of six fish to reduce the risk of over-fishing.
Lake Winnebago System sturgeon season starts Feb. 8.
The inland trout management plan includes four primary goals.