Pair accused of cheating in big Lake Erie walleye tourney

Chase Cominsky and Jake Runyan, who were leading both the tournament and the LEWT Team of the Year competition, were disqualified when the tournament director cut open the five fish they had entered to find that they were allegedly stuffed with eight pounds of lead weights and fillets from smaller walleyes. 

St. Lawrence River/Eastern Basin Lake Ontario bass survey

It's no secret that Lake Ontario’s Eastern Basin and St. Lawrence River largemouth and smallmouth bass fisheries are among the best in the country. Information on angling participation associated with these fisheries has not been collected in several years. DEC…

Crappie records fall in New York

Not only is this fish the first white crappie to break the 4-pound mark in New York, it's the biggest crappie of any kind ever caught in the state. For the complete story, click here.

Natural reproduction of lake trout in Lake Erie

In a major announcement within the world of fishing, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation has documented the natural reproduction of lake trout in this Great Lake. For the complete story, click here.