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Fishing Report for Oklahoma, May 16, 2012

New Overholser Lake Record channel catfish caught on May 7, 2012. It weighed 26 lbs. and was 38.25 inches long.   ALERT: Zebra Mussels have recently been confirmed in Lake Murray and Lake McMurtry. To find out how you can prevent the spread of invasive species, checkout our Aquatic Nuisance Species page at http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/fishing/ans.htm CENTRAL Arcadia: May 11. Elevation normal,…

Fishing Report for Nevada May 16, 2012

LAKE MEAD – Anglers are finding a smorgasbord of fish action with a multi-species bite taking place. Everything from catfish to striped bass and largemouth bass to smallies are hitting baits. Most striped bass action is being provided by fish on the small side, about 1.5 to 3 pounds. Anglers in the Overton Arm and Temple Bar areas are catching…

Fishing Report for Southern Utah May 16, 2012

We need your input! Would you like to see a Utah fishing regulation change? Have an idea for a new rule? Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are already working on possible fishing changes for 2013 and we want to hear from you. Provide feedback on possible 2013 fishing changes. ATTENTION: Quagga and zebra mussels are a major threat to Utah…

Fishing Report for Northern Utah May 10, 2012

BEAR LAKE: (May 10) For updates on fishing conditions, call the recorded information line at 435–946-8501. Please keep in mind that Swan Creek is closed until July 14 to protect spawning cutthroat trout. BIRCH CREEK RESERVOIR: (May 10) Both the upper and lower reservoirs were checked on April 30. They are now filled to capacity and spilling. The water is…

Fishing Report for Southeastern Utah May 10, 2012

ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (May 10) Sergeant J. Shirley reports that fishing during the past week was challenging. Wind, snow and rain kept a lot of anglers off the water. Shirley indicated that all San Juan County waters are ice-free. BENCHES POND: (May 04) This pond lost its ice cap this week, but we haven't received any fishing reports yet. Expect slow…

New Hampshire weekly fishing report May 10, 2012

Stocking report FREE FISHING DAY is June 2, 2012: <>  ><>  ><>  ><>  ><>  ><> ><> <> North Country Even though they rarely exceed 4 inches in length, rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) are so important to New Hampshire’s anglers that biologists study them in great detail. They serve as forage for some of our most popular gamefish such as salmon…

Fishing Report for Nevada May 9, 2012

LAKE MEAD – Fishing has been good for both largemouth and smallmouth bass. Anglers are catching fewer large fish than in recent weeks but are catching more fish. Drop shots and tubes have been very effective. Striped bass are taking cut baits south of Echo Bay with the best action at night. Small stripers are biting in the Vegas Wash…

Fishing Report for Oklahoma, May 9, 2012

New Lake Record smallmouth bass caught at Grand Lake on April 28, 2012. It weighed 5.1 lbs. and was 20 inches long. For more information go to our Lake Record page. CENTRAL Arcadia: May 6. Elevation normal. Channel catfish slow to fair on chicken liver and stinkbait along flats and drop-offs in evenings. Crappie fair to good around docks and…

Fishing Report for Northeastern Utah May 8, 2012

BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (May 08) There are few anglers fishing the reservoir. They report doing fair to good for rainbows. It also sounds like some of the bass are starting to move into shallow water. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (May 08) Anglers report fair fishing for rainbows and browns that range from 13 and 20 inches. Try fishing deep with brightly colored…