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140 pound, 9 ounce, Paddlefish caught on the James River arm of Table Rock Lake

Man Catches Largest Fish in Missouri History on Table Rock Lake

  On Saturday, while angling on Table Rock Lake, a 33-yer-old man from Richwoods, Missouri named Andy Belobraydic, snagged a 140 pound, 9 ounce, Paddlefish. The fish, which was caught on the James River arm of the lake in Stone County, measured 56 ¾ inches in length and had a girth…


First All-Female Bass Fishing Team Qualifies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship at Lake Hartwell

First All-Female Bass Fishing Team Qualifies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship at Lake Hartwell

HARTWELL, Ga. – History was made this past weekend at the YETI FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament on Lake Hartwell as the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) bass-fishing team of Jaci Skipper of Taylor, Alabama, and Ryleigh Tyson of Savannah, Georgia, became the first all-female team to…


CDFW Releases First Million of Evacuated Fish into Feather River

CDFW Releases First Million of Evacuated Fish into Feather River

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released one million state and federally listed threatened spring-run Chinook salmon into the Feather River on Monday, March 20. These were the first fish to be released…


Lake Mendota was among 150 waters statewide to receive extended growth walleye fingerlings as part of the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative in 2016. The 6 to 8 inch fish survive better in some lakes to contribute to the recreational fishery. Photo Credit: DNR

Wisconsin: Record Number of Extended Growth Walleye Stocked in 2016; More To Come in 2017

Fish from initial year of Wisconsin Walleye Initiative reaching harvest size this year MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources stocked a record number of extended growth walleye fingerlings in key Wisconsin waters in 2016, even as fish from the initial year of the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative are expected…


Fun for All Ages at Annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park

Fun for All Ages at Annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is gearing up for the 70th annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival in New Orleans City Park on Saturday, March 25. With a fishing category for every age and a family friendly fishtival, there’s sure to be something for everyone.  This year’s…


Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival Draws Record Crowd

Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival Draws Record Crowd

A rec ord crowd of over 7,500 enjoyed the Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival earlier this month at Lake Sonoma Visitor Center and Warm Springs-Don Clausen Fish Hatchery east of Healdsburg in the Russian River watershed. The event celebrated the return of steelhead to the hatchery operated by the California Department…


Where To Hunt Spring Turkey's In Florida

Hunt Spring Turkeys on 42 Florida WMA’s Without a Quota

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Florida’s wildlife management area system – one of the state’s greatest natural treasures. Florida established its first WMA, Babcock/Webb, in 1941. Since then, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has partnered with public and private landowners to grow these areas to…


Don Henson of Southaven

WORLD RECORD: Southaven Angler Catches New State and World Record Longnose Gar in Mississippi

JACKSON – On Saturday, September 10, Mississippi angler, Don Henson of Southaven, went fishing at the Sardis Lake spillway. Hoping to catch a monster catfish, Mr. Henson drifted a shad through the current.  After fishing about 10 minutes, he noticed his float had disappeared and he was fast into a…


FLW Foundation Partners with Keep America Fishing® to Launch Pitch It Bait Recycling Campaign

FLW Foundation Partners with Keep America Fishing® to Launch Pitch It Bait Recycling Campaign

MINNEAPOLIS – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has established a new partnership between its nonprofit arm, the FLW Foundation, and Keep America Fishing, the sport’s leading grassroots advocacy group, to implement Keep America Fishing’s Pitch It soft-plastic disposal and recycling program at FLW tournaments. The initiative,…


2017 FLW Fantasy Fishing Season Open

Make Your Picks! 2017 FLW Fantasy Fishing Season Open for Registration

MINNEAPOLIS – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) has unveiled its 2017 FLW Fantasy Fishing season and invites players from across the globe to register and compete for the game’s top cash prizes. FLW Fantasy Fishing is free to play and will coincide with the seven regular-season FLW Tour events, along with…