This report highlights a few of the best places to fish, what anglers are using and what they are catching. The information is compiled from regional Fish and Game fishery managers, local tackle shops and anglers.
BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (March 15) There haven't been any recent reports from anglers about fishing or ice conditions. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (March 15) The lake ice is almost gone. Anglers report fair to good fishing for rainbows. We aren't seeing the browns yet. Brough reservoir has special catch-and-release regulations. You must use flies and lures only—bait is not allowed. See the…
The April 1 application deadline is rapidly approaching for the limited number of slots still available for the Coldwater Conservation School being offered by the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife and the NJ State Council of Trout Unlimited.
BAKER RESERVOIR: (March 15) Anglers report slow to fair fishing success. A recent population survey found good numbers of four- to five-pound brown trout. Early spring is a good time to target browns with minnow-imitating lures and flies or frozen minnows. Catchable-size rainbow trout will be stocked this week. BARKER RESERVOIRS (NORTH CREEK LAKES): (March 15) Most of the lakes…
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will stock approximately 15,000 trout below Fort Randall Dam this month.
Fishing Highlight of the Week: Lake Dunn in Village Creek State Park near Wynne produced a 16-pound, 5-ounce largemouth bass Feb. 28, which would have topped the 16-pound, 4-ounce state record caught by the late Aaron Mardis March 2, 1976. The problem was Paul Caldwell, who has fished the lake for years, did not hold a current Arkansas fishing license when he caught the behemoth bass.
DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers anxious to start their fishing season that fishing licenses for the 2012-2013 season are on sale now at license agents, Parks and Wildlife offices, online and by phone. The 2012 license season begins April 1 and runs through March 31, 2013. The new Colorado Fishing brochure is also available where licenses…
The arrival of spring often brings warmer weather, blooming trees and, at least in Oklahoma, a big lake record fish. On March 3, Royce Harlan of Kingston hauled in a 12.4-lb. largemouth bass from the waters of Lake Texoma, nabbing that lake record spot and setting the stage for a great fishing season.
AGFC’s Family and Community Fisheries Program will be presenting some unique angling opportunities at each of the four AGFC nature centers around the state.
Recently, John Arway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, presented his agency’s annual report to the House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee at the state Capital in Harrisburg.
Last weekend was busy at bait shops and lakes across the state, and 60-degree weather made for fun fishing. Unfortunately, it also marked the last chance many of those anglers had to ice fish this season.
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) arrested two men for using illegal gill nets in state waters off St. Lucie and Martin counties.
The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Take a Kid Fishing! program is designed for these budding young anglers, and the first date on the program’s calendar is coming right up.
Wildlife art enthusiasts, stamp and print collectors, waterfowl hunters, anglers, birdwatchers and wetland conservationists will gather beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 31
You can now get a rebate for having or buying a 2012 Arizona Fishing License, thanks to a promotion by Shakespeare.
Fisheries biologist Ed Johnson, from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, will host a workshop for beginning or novice anglers of any age on March 22, 2012, at the south conference room in the State and County Building, 152 East 100 North in Vernal, Utah.
With recent warmer temperatures, anglers are looking forward to hitting the open water for that magical, early spring fishing when fish are hungry and more active.
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Arizona Game and Fish Department biologists said Lees Ferry in northern Arizona is currently providing its best fishing in more than a decade.
Just like fuel for your car, pickup or motor home, boat fuel costs are climbing.
When spring approaches, a large segment of Arkansas anglers think of crappie.
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 298,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during February, according to Mark Oliver, chief of the Fisheries Division. The total stocking of fish weighed more than 88,400 pounds. February stockings: Amon’s Lake, Baxter County, 600 catchable rainbow trout Lake Atalanta, Benton County, 2,900 catchable rainbow trout Lake Austell,…
New lake record largemouth bass caught at Lake Texoma. For more information go to: http://lake-record.ou.edu/fishsite/public/fishView.php?id=1252 CENTRAL Arcadia: March 11. Water murky. Channel catfish slow to fair. Crappie slow to fair on minnows and jigs around structure. Report submitted by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. Hefner: March 11. Elevation below normal, water 46-51 and murky. Largemouth bass fair…
BEAR LAKE: (March 14) Biologist Scott Tolentino reports that as of March 8, there is open water across the lake. You can launch a boat at the Utah State Park marina, Rainbow Cove and Spinnaker Point marina. Ice is stacked up along the shoreline at First Point, which is preventing launches from that ramp. There is no snow on the…
LAKE MEAD – Striper action remains slow this week. The fish are skinny and are staying in the deep water. Action for smallmouth and largemouth bass also remains slow to fair, though action seems to be picking up. Some catfish are showing themselves on cut baits. Redear and bluegill bite is fair, with most fish in six to 20 feet…