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2013 Wisconsin Fishing Report Now Available

2013 Wisconsin Fishing Report Now Available

Do trout lure you out of bed or walleye keep you out late at night? Are you passionate about panfish? Whatever species you want to fish for in Wisconsin, the 2013 Wisconsin Fishing Report is now available and ready to help you catch your fancy. This year, the annual 16-page compilation of…


Ice off is a great time to catch wipers at Willard Bay. Photo by Phil Douglass, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Spring Fishing Is Almost Here in Utah

OGDEN — As the weather gets warmer, hungry fish in northern Utah, trapped under a layer of ice all winter long, are getting more active. And so are anglers. They’re getting their fishing gear ready to fish open water during that magical, early-spring period called ice off. Best waters to…


Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters Open April 6 in N.C.

Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters Open April 6 in N.C.

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 6. The season will run through Feb. 28, 2014. While fishing on Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters, anglers can harvest a maximum of seven trout per day, with no…


2012-13 Winter Trout Stocking Drawing to a Close in Tennessee

2012-13 Winter Trout Stocking Drawing to a Close in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — The 2013-13 winter trout stocking program of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is drawing to a conclusion. A limited numbers of stockings will occur during March. By the time this year’s stocking concludes, TWRA will have released more than 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through…


Paddlefish are highly valued by both sport and commercial fishers, and MDC’s paddlefish stocking and management help make Missouri a great place to fish.

Snaggers Can Expect Another Good Crop of Paddlefish in Missouri Waters

JEFFERSON CITY–If heaving big treble hooks and doing battle with man-sized fish is your idea of fun, you will love this year’s paddlefish season forecast. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering morning and afternoon paddlefishing clinics through its Discover Nature Family program. The clinics will take place April…


Trout Stockings in West Fork Pigeon River and Spring Creek Delayed by Snow

Trout Stockings in West Fork Pigeon River and Spring Creek Delayed by Snow

MARION, N.C. (March 6, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed two trout stockings for West Fork Pigeon River in Haywood County and Spring Creek in Madison County due to icy road conditions. Commission staff had planned to stock 825 trout in West Fork Pigeon River and 1,200 trout…


Lake Palestine Joins Ranks of ShareLunker Lakes

Lake Palestine Joins Ranks of ShareLunker Lakes

Lake Palestine produced its first Toyota ShareLunker March 2, becoming the sixty-fourth public reservoir in Texas to allow an angler to land a 13-pound or larger largemouth bass. Lindell Booth, Jr., of Chandler was fishing Kickapoo Creek on the upper end of the East Texas reservoir when the 13.14-pound bass…


CDFW Stocks 10,000 Steelhead in Thermalito Afterbay Near Oroville

CDFW Stocks 10,000 Steelhead in Thermalito Afterbay Near Oroville

Feather River Hatchery stocked 10,000 steelhead in the Thermalito Afterbay in February. This follows the stocking of 5,000 steelhead last year as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) strives to improve recreational fishing opportunities and provide a unique fishery in the Thermalito Afterbay near Oroville. All the steelhead…


2013 Delaware Fishing Guide is now available statewide

DNREC’s 2013 Delaware Fishing Guide is Now Available Statewide

DOVER (Feb. 1, 2013) – The new 2013 Delaware Fishing Guide has arrived with a colorful splash and is being distributed to fishing license dealers throughout the state, including many hardware, sporting goods and bait & tackle shops. Anglers also can pick up a copy of the guide, along with…


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Florida Treasure Coast Fishing Report for Jan. 28, 2013

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY Steve Parsons of Wabasso Tackle reported a recent slow down in pompano fishing. Flounder, sheepshead, weakfish and black drum, all wintertime species commonly caught when the temperatures dip into the 40s and low 50s each night, have been rather scarce in numbers. A good cold snap should…