Seven years into the Tarpon Genetic Recapture Study, biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and Mote Marine Laboratory are gaining new insights into tarpon movement and seasonal habitat preferences.
They’re back. Gulf sturgeon have begun their annual migration back into the Suwannee River. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) officers have reported seeing the fish jump already this year.
When he launched his 17-foot Hydrosport on Hiwassee Reservoir on the morning of March 31, Tyler Shields expected he’d catch a few largemouth bass, maybe a smallmouth bass or two.
A few openings remain for the inaugural Kayak Fish and Float Workshop, which will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville.
Spring is here, which means striper fishing on the Roanoke River is kicking into high gear, speckled trout and drum fishing is heating up along the coast, and the opening day of spring turkey season is right around the corner.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Fish Restoration and Enhancement Board will meet on Friday, April 20 at the Clarion Inn, 1249 Tapadera Ave., Ontario.
When O.H. Ivie, the West Texas reservoir now below 20 percent capacity, produced Toyota ShareLunker 535 March 25, some people assumed the catch was an aberration.
State game wardens have issued citations to nine businesses which illegally purchased game fish from undercover officers during a 21-month sting conducted by the Special Operations unit of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division.
Sections of the Snake River open for spring chinook fishing.
Anglers preparing for opening day of the 2012 lowland lakes season on April 28 can expect to reel in trout that are one-third bigger this year.
Fishing in New Hampshire’s designated trout ponds and fly-fishing-only ponds opens this year on April 28, 2012 (the fourth Saturday in April), offering anglers the chance to experience exciting fishing in some of the Granite State’s most scenic surroundings.
A recent change in Nevada’s fishing regulations has relaxed the limit on black bass in Washoe County urban ponds from two bass to three.
Anglers taking advantage of this year’s mild spring are snagging plenty of walleye from the Missouri River despite a drop in the number of baitfish caused by last year’s flooding, a state fisheries biologist said.
ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (April 09) Sergeant J. Shirley reports that fishing success is improving at Blanding #4. Anglers report the most success using rainbow PowerBait. Monticello Lake is ice-free, but fishing success is slow because of a probable winterkill. Fishing is slow at Lloyds Lake, however, anglers can drive to the water's edge without getting stuck. Anglers have been able to…
If you have an itch for some early-spring mountain trout, this might be a good week to get out your gear and scratch away.
A commercial fishing company caught 55 silver carp and 82 big head carp on March 28 and 29, fishing in the same general area of East Okoboji Lake
BURRASTON PONDS: (April 06) Conservation Officer Jay Topham reports good fishing success using traditional baits. CANYON VIEW PARK POND: (April 06) The pond was recently stocked with fish. Anglers report good fishing success using traditional baits and lures. The fish tend to gather together in deeper water. DEER CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 06) Anglers report fair to good fishing success by…
Ryan Wasser of Pocasset was fishing March 31 at Lake Lawtonka in preparation for an upcoming local tournament when he hooked a fish that he knew was special.
It figures to be an anxious couple of weeks for coaches and high school bass fishermen as they prepare for the IHSA Sectionals on April 20.
State’s cash crunch forces DEC to prioritize projects
BAKER RESERVOIR: (April 05) Catchable-size rainbow trout have been stocked. Fishing is slow to fair. A recent survey found good numbers of quality-sized brown trout from 4 to five pounds. Early spring is a good time to target browns with minnow-imitating lures and flies or frozen minnows. BARKER RESERVOIRS (NORTH CREEK LAKES): (April 05) Most lakes on Boulder Mountain are…
Fishermen would be able to target walleyes a week earlier than usual this year, under a proposal from two northern Minnesota lawmakers.
When officials in Canada announced a directive that would enable a number of single-offense Americans to return to the country to hunt or fish – without paying a “rehabilitation” fee – they did so with a caveat
A new Oklahoma state record smallmouth bass was caught at Lake Lawtonka this past weekend. It weighed in at 8-lb. 7-oz. and was 23 1/8 inches long. CENTRAL Arcadia: April 1. Elevation normal. Bass fair to good on crankbaits and spinnerbaits in early mornings. Channel catfish good to excellent on chicken liver and minnows over flats. Crappie good on minnows…
Record warmth this winter has brought an early start to spring in New Hampshire this year, and that’s good news for anglers targeting the “King of Fish” – broodstock Atlantic salmon that are stocked into the Merrimack River watershed each spring and fall.
Anglers fishing in southeastern North Dakota are reminded of a new length requirement when fishing for walleye.