New York’s saltwater angler numbers have in the past been estimated at nearly 300,000. But not nearly that many anglers have signed into the n-fee registry put in place following the repeal of the state’s saltwater fishing license last year.
The Department of Natural Resources reminds fishing guides who use state-owned lands to access Michigan’s inland lakes or streams as part of their commercial operation that they are required to have written permission from the DNR prior to using state-owned lands.
The boat ramp located at the new development of Elk Island Fishing Access Site was closed Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The ramp’s ability to support the weight of a pickup and boat trailer has been compromised. Due to public safety concerns the boat ramp is closed and will remain so until repairs are complete and the area is safe for…
The new Google-based trout fishing map unveiled this week by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife directs anglers to 111 sites where hatchery-produced rainbow trout are released.
The temperatures were near record highs on Lake Hartwell on March 17 for the Bonds Career Center’s Invitational Tournament, but the scorching sun wasn’t the only thing hot that day.
If you like the thrill of a double-digit hybrid striper on the end of your line, you need to head for the Big Country—specifically, for Millers Creek Reservoir southwest of Seymour.
Keith Miller of Waco will reach his goal of catching a fish a day every day for a year at a public event in Waco Saturday, March 31.
Lac du Flambeau President Tom Maulson and Department of Natural Resources Secretary Cathy Stepp announced the Tribe and State will continue an agreement that provides a three walleye per day bag limit for sport anglers on most lakes the Tribe harvests.
It is undeniable. Lakes in Arkansas are aging. Most are not as productive as they were in their young and glorious days.
Spring has sprung! Crappies are beginning to spawn and white bass are starting to run in lakes all across Oklahoma!
CENTRAL Arcadia: March 18. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal. Channel catfish good on chicken liver and punchbait along flats and secondary points in late evening. Crappie fair to good on minnows and jigs in deep water. Report submitted by Chance Whiteley, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. Hefner: March 19. Elevation below normal, water 50-55 and murky. Largemouth bass good…
LAKE MEAD – Striper action remains slow to fair but anglers are finding some success with gizzard shad and anchovies. There have been some recent reports of top-water activity, but nothing substantial. One lucky angler reportedly caught a 42-pound striper while trolling in the Overton Arm. The Vegas Wash area continues to give up small stripers. Black bass are moving…
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department today announced upcoming closures at two New Hampshire boat access facilities.
The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife is pleased to announce it will hold its 25th annual Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Education Center Open House on Saturday and Sunday March 31 and April 1.
Have you ever thought about learning to fly fish? A free talk coming up at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department offers a chance for beginners to find out how to get started in this time-honored sport.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department won’t need as much volunteer help this year stocking millions of inch-long salmon fry (young salmon) into the Merrimack River basin because of an exciting new development.
Have you ever been fishing or has it been a long time since you ‘wet’ your line? If you are intimidated by how to tie a Palomar knot or proper casting techniques for all situations, then we have a class for you.
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold March 28 public hearing in Delaware on proposed changes to Atlantic menhaden management plan
A public hearing will be held in Delaware by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) regarding a proposed amendment to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has secured a key piece of the Healthy Rivers INitiative by purchasing 3,475 acres of Fairbanks Landing Fish & Wildlife Area from Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) and reaching an agreement to continue managing the rest of the site.
This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers.
Travis Peterson, 18, of Dubuque, caught a 16-inch, 2 pounds 7 ounce state record yellow perch in Pool 12 on the Mississippi River on March 13.
Surface water temperature at the dam is 37° F. The lake elevation is 3255.1, which is 0.9 foot higher than the elevation last year on this date, and 9.9 feet lower than normal full capacity.
The sport clam and oyster fishing season at South Indian Island County Park will open on May 15, 2012.
Recent warm weather has state egg collection facilities up and running earlier than usual to produce the next generation of Lake Michigan trout and salmon. The public is invited to come along and watch the process and see the fish up close through viewing windows as they “climb” the fish ladder into the facilities.
Organizers planning fishing tournaments for 2013 can apply for their permits starting April 1, 2012, and should do so before June 30 to have the best chance of securing the date and water they want, state fisheries officials say.
Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for Saturday’s Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Fernandina Beach.
The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,100 miles of hatchery-supported trout waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on April 7. The season will run until March 1, 2013.