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.
LAKE MEAD – High winds continue to hamper anglers, especially on the normally busy weekends. Overall the fishing action has been slow though anglers are catching a few striped and largemouth bass when the wind lays down. Some anglers are reporting that their catch includes skinny fish. The water level is at 1,129 feet, down about five feet since mid-January. …
BEAR LAKE: (April 03) Biologist Scott Tolentino reports good fishing for cutthroat trout in 43 feet of water. Try trolling jointed Rapalas (size 11) and flatfish in U20 and T4 sizes. BIRCH CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 03) The ice is unsafe. BLACKSMITH FORK RIVER: (April 03) Sergeant Mitch Lane reports that fishing at the dam on Blacksmith Fork has been excellent….
BURRASTON PONDS: (April 02) Anglers report good fishing with traditional baits. CANYON VIEW PARK POND: (April 02) The pond has been stocked, and you'll find good fishing with traditional baits and lures. Fish may congregate in deeper water. DEER CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 02) The ice is gone, and you'll find open water across the reservoir. Angler Chris reported catching and…
BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (April 02) The ice is off and fishing should be fair to good. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (April 02) The lake ice is gone. We've had reports of fair to good fishing for rainbows. We're seeing a few browns though most of the catches are rainbows between 13 and 20 inches. The reservoir has special catch-and-release regulations. You must…
Volunteers from high schools, sporting clubs, civic groups, colleges, and other people with a passion for rivers, fish, or fishing are needed to assist the MassWildlife personnel in stocking approximately 750,000 salmon fry (juvenile fish) as part of the Connecticut River Atlantic Salmon restoration program.
Fishing Highlight of the Week: Fancy fly boxes can be expensive but there’s an alternative, especially if you like to travel light while you’re wading.
Daily walleye bag limits have been adjusted on 537 lakes in the Wisconsin Ceded Territory in response to harvest declarations made by six bands of Chippewa in Wisconsin, the state Department of Natural Resources has announced.
“Due to the recent storms the water level at Bartlett Lake has risen enough to re-open the Jojoba Boat Ramp and dock. The Yellow Cliffs Boat Ramp and dock remain closed,” stated Tammy Pike
The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, and the Arizona Bass Federation are hosting the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Arizona High School Fishing State Championship on Saturday, April 7 on Lake Pleasant.
It’s time to get into a stream fishing state of mind. This week we are stocking Tonto Creek, Christopher Creek, Haigler Creek and the East Verde River for the first time this year. These streams are all located below the Mogollon Rim just a short drive from Payson.