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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Snook Reopens in Florida Atlantic State Waters

Snook Reopens in Florida Atlantic State Waters

The recreational harvest season for snook reopens on Feb. 1 in Florida’s Atlantic coastal and inland waters (from the Miami-Dade/Monroe county line north), including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The season will remain open through May 31. In the Atlantic, anglers may keep one snook per day that is…


Fly Fish Texas March 12 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Fly Fish Texas March 12 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS — Learn to tie a fly, cast a fly and catch a fish all in one day during the annual Fly Fish Texas event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center March 12. T hroughout the day, experienced fly-tiers will be demonstrating and teaching fly-tying in the Anglers Pavilion on…


Trout Clinic and Derby Set for Little Rock

Trout Clinic and Derby Set for Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK—Oaklawn isn’t the only place to find a derby in The Natural State. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be hosting a special trout-fishing derby Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 at MacArthur Park Pond in Little Rock. The AGFC’s Family and Community Fishing Program will stock hundreds of rainbow…


Cody Pitt of Many, La., won the Jan. 23 Cowboy Division event on Toledo Bend with a 24-pound, 5-ounce limit to earn over $4,800 in winnings.

Pitt Wins FLW Bass Fishing League Cowboy Division Opener on Toledo Bend Lake

McDonough wins co-angler title MANY, La. (Jan. 25, 2016) – Local angler Cody Pitt of Many, Louisiana, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 24 pounds, 5 ounces, Saturday to win the first FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Cowboy Division tournament of 2016 on Toledo Bend Lake. For his victory, Pitt earned…


Spotted Bass

MDC Sets New Truman Lake Spotted Bass Length Limit

Warsaw, Mo. – Anglers at Truman Lake will have increased chances to keep spotted bass as part of their creel limit. Beginning March 1, a new regulation will reduce the length limit on spotted bass caught at Truman Lake from 15 inches to 12 inches. Bass population studies by Missouri…


Women Can Learn Outdoor Skills at Minnesota DNR Winter Workshop

Women Can Learn Outdoor Skills at Minnesota DNR Winter Workshop

Women can discover the enjoyment of snowshoeing, cross country skiing, birding, wild ricing, dark-house fishing and hiking at a winter workshop offered by the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “The winter workshop provides a unique opportunity to try out winter activities in a…


IDNR Delivers Rules to Implement Regulated Harvest of Bobcats

IDNR Delivers Rules to Implement Regulated Harvest of Bobcats

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today delivered rules to implement regulated harvest of bobcats in the State. Authority was granted by Public Act 99-0033, which took effect January 1, 2016. Proposed rules will be reviewed by the General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR)…


Didymo found in South Holston River, in Tennessee. Photo by Dr. Justin Murdock, Tennessee Tech University (Click link at bottom of page for high-resolution photos) Media Contact: Jodie B. Owen 919-707-0187 jodie.owen@ncwildlife.org

Trout Anglers Should Take Precautions after Discovery of Nuisance Algae

WHITTIER, N.C. (Jan. 25, 2016) – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises trout anglers fishing in western North Carolina waters to be especially diligent when cleaning their fishing equipment after didymo, a nuisance algae, was found in the Tuckasegee River in Jackson County. Researchers from Tennessee Tech University collected cells…


Beverly Krasko shows off a flounder caught at an FWC Women's Fishing Clinic.

Learn a Hobby at Free Women’s Fishing Clinic in St. Augustine, FL

Learn the skills to successfully cast your line into the sea by attending the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Women’s Fishing Clinic Feb. 20 in St. Augustine. The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Anastasia State Park, 1340-A A1A South. Advance registration is…


Paul Bunyan State Trail to Remain Open During Highway 371 Realignment

Paul Bunyan State Trail to Remain Open During Highway 371 Realignment

The Paul Bunyan State Trail between Nisswa and Jenkins will remain open during the State Highway 371 North realignment project, but trail users should be cautious near construction activity and check trail conditions before traveling. Construction crews will begin removing brush and trees at the end of January, and work…