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Fishing Report for Northeastern Utah, March 15, 2012

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…

Fishing Report for Southern Utah, March 15, 2012

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…

Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report March 14, 2012

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.

Colorado Fishing Licenses on sale for 2012-2013

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…

More than 298,000 fish stocked in Arkansas during February

      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,…

Fishing Report for Oklahoma March 14, 2012

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…

Fishing Northern Utah March 14, 2012

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…

Fishing Report for Nevada March 14, 2012

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…