Yellowstone National Park is increasing its fishing permit fees slightly this season.
The Department of Natural Resources today announced the annual collection of steelhead eggs on the Little Manistee River in Stronach, Mich., will again be taking place this spring. Exact dates will be determined based upon conditions at the river.
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Muskegon River anglers that Fisheries Division personnel will take walleye eggs below Croton Dam starting the third week of March.
The new 2012 Delaware Fishing Guide has arrived with a colorful splash at fishing license dealers throughout the state, including many hardware, sporting goods and bait and tackle shops.
Arizona public is invited to a March 22 discussion on the future of hunting, fishing and wildlife management
Sportsmen/women, wildlife enthusiasts, and other members of the public are invited to a meeting on Thursday, March 22, 6-9 p.m. at the Arizona Game and Fish Department at 5000 W. Carefree Highway in Phoenix, to discuss how constituents can best unite and work together on issues and challenges affecting the future of hunting, fishing and Arizona’s wildlife.
Anglers planning to fish the Missouri River this spring should take notice of which boat ramps are accessible.
Hunters, trappers and anglers are reminded that new fishing and furbearer licenses are required April 1.
The DEP’s Division of Fish and Wildlife next week will start stocking more than 100,000 hatchery-raised trout for anglers to pursue in all of the state’s 21 counties beginning April 7, the opening day of trout season.
After doing the required scientific legwork, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is sounding the all-clear signal for concerns regarding toxic algae contamination in Lake Erie-caught walleye and yellow perch.
Fishing with loose salmon or steelhead eggs will again become legal April 1, the start of Michigan’s 2012 fishing season. State fish managers have reversed the 2007 decision to prohibit the practice.
ABAJO MOUNTAINS: (March 09) Conservation Officer Dennis Shumway reports that fishing is generally slow in San Juan County. Some anglers were fishing Blanding #4 with lures. Recapture Reservoir is about 2/3 open water. Blanding #3, Foy, Monticello and Lloyds Lake are all still covered in ice. Anglers have not been fishing at ice-covered lakes and reservoirs. ACADEMY MILL RESERVOIR: (March…
Rocky Mountain Anglers, in conjunction with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, is hosting the 20th annual Utah Walleye Seminar Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Utah DWR auditorium at 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City.
Come to “Free Fishing Event In Cleveland, TN!” Saturday, May 5 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Kids ages 3-12.
Make plans to attend the free Kayak Fish & Float Workshop at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville on April 14.
This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.
Open the Methow, Wenatchee, and Icicle Rivers on March 16, 2012 to fishing for steelhead. In addition, the Wenatchee and Methow Rivers will open on March 16, 2012 to fishing for whitefish. Close two sections of the Okanogan River to fishing for steelhead on March 16, 2012.
The sport clam and oyster fishing season at Fort Flagler State Park, including that portion of the spit west of the Park boundary (Rat Island) will open on May 15, 2012.
Shrimp fishing opportunities in various areas of Puget Sound will be similar to last year, although there is one change this season that was made to avoid an extreme minus tide, said Mark O’Toole, a shellfish biologist for WDFW.
Recent fish health surveys conducted by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources revealed the presence of largemouth bass virus (LMBV) in four West Virginia lakes, according to Bret Preston, assistant chief of the Wildlife Resources Section.
During a March 5 netting operation at Yuba Reservoir, DWR biologists caught and released this huge female Northern pike. The fish weighed more than 21 pounds.
This report highlights a few of the best places to fish, what anglers are using and what they are catching. The information is compiled from regional Fish and Game fishery managers, local tackle shops and anglers.
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…
The April 1 application deadline is rapidly approaching for the limited number of slots still available for the Coldwater Conservation School being offered by the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife and the NJ State Council of Trout Unlimited.
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…
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will stock approximately 15,000 trout below Fort Randall Dam this month.
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.