The Red Lake Nation will allow nonmembers to take walleyes on smaller reservation lakes this summer for the first time in nearly 20 years.
The Fish and Game Commission adopted ocean and inland salmon fishing regulations for 2012 at its April meetings. Inland salmon season regulations were adopted for the Central Valley, and Klamath and Trinity rivers. Longer seasons and increased fishing opportunities are the hallmarks of what is expected to be a banner season for ocean and river anglers. “We are optimistic that…
Capt. Billy Neff was at the helm of the Fish Trap and didn’t see the fish that nailed the pinfish trailing behind the boat on the drift line.
John Nichols shattered the Alabama blue catfish record with a 120-pound, 4-ounce fish. Nichols, who lives in Tuscaloosa, caught the behemoth from Holt Reservoir on March 9, 2012.
North Dakota’s bowfishing season opens May 1 and participants are reminded to properly dispose of the fish they take.
With the fishing season heating up, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is once again joining with Cabelas to offer a few lucky anglers the chance to win up to $2 million in cash and more than $225,000 in additional prizes by catching tagged fish at select lakes across the United States.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says a commercial fisherman caught a 30-pound bighead carp at the mouth of the St. Croix River near Prescott, Wis.
Fishing license sales in Iowa have hit a record for the past decade as anglers taking advantage of the warm weather to hit prime fishing spots gave a state wildlife fund a much-needed boost in revenue.
Scofield Reservoir has lost its ice cap. That occurred this past Wednesday. And that means some fantastic trout fishing is about to begin.
Register now for an exciting day of deep sea fishing off New Hampshire’s coast with the N.H. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program on Sunday, June 10, 2012.
Young anglers from ages 10 to 15 are invited to attend a fly fishing class for beginners which be held at Wildlife District Three in Akron.
A 13 lb, 4 oz largemouth bass recently was caught and released back into the lake during survey work conducted by fisheries biologists with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
It was a big fish and a nice catch for Surry County angler Terry Trivette. It was not, however, the new spotted bass state record.
Anglers and boaters now have guaranteed access at two lake sites — one on Lake Champlain in South Hero, the other at Maidstone Lake in the Northeast Kingdom.
BURRASTON PONDS: (April 20) You'll find good fishing with traditional baits. CANYON VIEW PARK POND: (April 20) Conservation Officer Shawn Bagley reports that the pond is stocked with fish. You'll have the best success with traditional baits and lures. Fish congregate in deeper water. DEER CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 20) Anglers report fair to good fishing from boats. They are trolling,…
Fishing Highlight of the Week: Anglers tend to clean reels when they notice they’re not working as smoothly as they should. Some anglers change line only when they realize there’s not enough left on the spool.
BAKER RESERVOIR: (April 20) The reservoir was stocked with catchable-size rainbow trout. Anglers report slow to fair fishing success. A recent population survey found good numbers of quality-sized brown trout weighing up to four or five pounds. Spring is a good time to target brown trout with minnow-imitating lures and flies, or frozen minnows. BARKER RESERVOIRS (NORTH CREEK LAKES): (April…
ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (April 20) Sergeant J. Shirley reports that fishing has been challenging. The wind, snow and rain prevented a lot of anglers from fishing. Shirley says that all San Juan County waters are ice-free. BENCHES POND: (April 12) The pond remains iced over. BOULGER RESERVOIR: (April 12) This pond is still covered with ice. CARBON COUNTY COMMUNITY FISHING POND:…
BEAR LAKE: (April 20) Anglers are reminded that Swan Creek is closed to protect spawning cutthroat trout until the second Saturday in July. BIRCH CREEK RESERVOIR: (April 20) The ice is off but there haven't been recent reports on fishing success. Fishing should be good for rainbow and tiger trout. BLACKSMITH FORK RIVER: (April 12) Conservation Officer Matt Burgess reports…
BIG SANDWASH RESERVOIR: (April 20) The ice is off, and anglers report fair to good fishing for rainbows. BROUGH RESERVOIR: (April 20) Anglers report fair to good fishing for rainbows that range from 13 to 20 inches. Anglers are also catching a few browns. The reservoir has special catch-and-release regulations. You must use flies and lures only — bait is…
Greetings, fishing friends! Read on for the first fishing report of spring. Hope you’re already having a great season on the water.
Bass good to excellent using crankbaits near the rocks.
It wouldn’t be easy, but a conservation-minded Illinois fisherman inclined to release the state record he was lucky enough to land could potentially have his cake and eat it, too.
One of the newest sea lamprey control tools, a barrier on Indiana’s Trail Creek, will be dedicated on Friday (April 20) near Michigan City.
While conducting a warrant search for illegal marijuana Mendocino County law enforcement officials were surprised when they also found endangered wild steelhead and poached ducks.
With temperatures soaring into the upper 90s this weekend, you’ll be glad to know that most roads into our cool, pine-scented mountain lakes are open and the lakes are ice free.