Nonnative smallmouth bass have been detected above both the permanent and temporary man-made fish barriers along Fossil Creek, which is a unique fishery and haven for native fish including roundtail and headwater chub, said Arizona Game and Fish Department officials.
The third catfish stocking of the spring season is the week of April 16-21 at all Phoenix and Tucson area Urban waters.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will meet May 2-3 at the Plantation Inn, Crystal River, to discuss several fish-and-wildlife conservation issues, including red snapper and roundscale spearfish management, anchoring and mooring, wild hog management and manatee zones.
The Department of Natural Resources announced that the Lake Nepessing Boating Access Site in Lapeer County will be closed temporarily between May 9 and May 23 to complete the paving phase of an improvement project that began April 11.
With consistent weather, and warmer than usual temperatures, the bream bite has started to turn on.
Conservationists are seeing improvements in fish reproduction at Jerry P. Combs Lake, located on Little River Conservation Area (CA) near Kennett. Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Fisheries Management Biologist Salvador Mondragon reports that after nearly 9,000 largemouth bass were stocked in the lake in fall of 2011, biologists are noticing natural reproduction of the fish.
The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center will hold a night fishing event for children May 10 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks generally takes a conservative approach to managing the state’s paddlefish. This year all paddlefish regulations were consolidated into one location in the 2012 fishing regulations.
Need a license? Click here to buy one online. CATCHES OF THE WEEK: Heron Lake: April 9, Vern Lucero of La Cienega caught a 24 ½-inch, 17-pound lake trout. He was using a Yozuri crystal minnow. April 11, Jesse Salazar of Espanola caught a 24 ¼-inch, 9-pound, 2-ounce lake trout. He was jigging a white tube. April 13, Norma Wolfley…
Whether you’re an old hand at fishing or if you feel like testing the waters for the first time, Saturday, June 2, is the perfect time to get out and make a cast or two at lakes and streams across New Mexico — no license required.
If you’re one of more than 800,000 anglers in North Carolina who holds a current freshwater fishing license, you may have a chance to participate in a study designed to determine anglers’ views of and preferences for freshwater fisheries management in North Carolina.
The Commercial Fisheries Permit Board will meet on April 18, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. to prepare the final order in the limited entry salmon troll permit contested case hearing for Barbara McMeekin.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will open the upper Snake River for spring chinook fishing on Sunday, April 22.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a Family Fishing Event Saturday, April 21 at Hebo Lake from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting Wednesday, April 25 from 7-9 p.m. to discuss past, present and future management of Gold Lake.
The Rockaway Beach Lions and Lioness clubs will host a grand opening at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 21 to christen a new public fishing dock at Lake Lytle on the Oregon coast.
Diamond Lake is covered with snow and ice about one to three feet deep. Anglers who start the season ice fishing are reminded that man-made ice holes can be no larger than 12 inches in diameter.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a Family Fishing event Saturday, April 21 at St. Louis Ponds from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come join the Colorado Women Fly Fishers and Colorado Parks and Wildlife for a day of beginning fly fishing, Saturday, May 12 at the Kassler Center at Chatfield Reservoir in Littleton.
On March 10, Nicole Wilson of Topeka caught a rainbow trout eclipsing Melkus’ fish, and it now stands as the Kansas state record — as of this writing.
Indiana’s muskie record turns 10 years old this spring, causing at least one expert to wonder how much longer the record can last.
Indiana’s muskie stocking program is off to a good start this year after DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife biologists collected a record-matching 1.9 million eggs from adult female muskies at Lake Webster.
Spring is here – and it is nearly time again for high school anglers in Illinois to take to the water for the annual Illinois High School Bass Fishing Tournament Series.
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One of the country’s best trout fishing waters could be ice free within the next week or two.
New hunting rules approved by the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission for the 2012-14 seasons will expand hunting opportunities for elk and cougar, but leave intact the statewide ban on using electronic decoys to attract waterfowl.