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Pilot Peak Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Released into Truckee Basin Waters

Pilot Peak Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Released into Truckee Basin Waters

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will start releasing Pilot Peak Lahontan cutthroat trout into Truckee area waters to give Sierra Nevada anglers the opportunity to catch some trophy sized trout in a year or two. Last week CDFW received a shipment of cutthroat trout eggs from the…


Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Opens May 1 with Additional Season Dates for 2017

Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Opens May 1 with Additional Season Dates for 2017

The 2017 recreational Pacific halibut fishery will commence Monday, May 1 for the first of four open periods. This season’s dates are May 1-June 15, July 1-15, Aug. 1-15 and Sept. 1-Oct. 31, or until the quota is reached, whichever is earlier. The open and closed periods are intended to…


Possum Kingdom Reservoir

Striped Bass Population Up at Possum Kingdom Reservoir

WICHITA FALLS – Biologists from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries office in Wichita Falls recently completed fall electrofishing and spring gillnet surveys on Possum Kingdom Reservoir, finding striped bass populations to be at their highest in 14 years. Biologists found the abundance of striped bass in the…


Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishery to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 1

Recreational Ocean Salmon Fishery to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 1

California’s recreational salmon fishery will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from Horse Mountain (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S./Mexico border. The recreational salmon fishery north of Horse Mountain will remain closed for all of 2017 due to historically low numbers of Klamath River…


2017 New Jersey Spring Trout Fishing Information

2017 New Jersey Spring Trout Fishing Information

HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2017 Each spring, approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised at the Division’s Pequest Trout Hatchery are stocked into 88 streams and 88 ponds and lakes located throughout New Jersey, and the 2017 season is positioned once again to provide the normally superb trout fishing opportunities New Jersey anglers expect…


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TPWD Biologist Receives 2017 Ken Cook Friend of B.A.S.S. Fisheries Award

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department inland fisheries biologist and avid bass angler Todd Driscoll of Jasper received the Ken Cook Friend of B.A.S.S Fisheries Award March 24 at the Bassmaster Classic in Houston. Driscoll is known among his peers and constituents for his work studying bass tournament fish…


Kentucky Lake Readies for Third-Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open

Kentucky Lake Readies for Third-Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. – FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky Lake April 7-8 for the third annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open. The no-entry fee tournament, hosted by Moors Resort and Marina and the Kentucky Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, will allow registration from any eligible college team from across…


New Shimano Headquarters in S.C.

South Carolina: Shimano Opens New Fishing Headquarters in Ladson

Shimano, a company known in South Carolina for its fishing reels, rods, and lures, opened its new fishing headquarters in Ladson last week. The company is one of many vendors which partners with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), and the relocation of its North American fishing tackle…


Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee Promises Day of Learning, Fun – VIDEO

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee on April 1, 2017. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the…


Lake of the Ozarks

YETI FLW College Fishing Central Conference Opens on Lake of the Ozarks

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – YETI FLW College Fishing is heading to Lake of the Ozarks April 1 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Central Conference. A full field of college fishing clubs will be competing for the top award of a $2,000 club scholarship and a berth…