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Category Archives: Fishing Rules

Sport Halibut Fishing to Reopen For Two More Days Off La Push and Neah Bay

OLYMPIA — The recreational halibut fishery off the north coast of Washington will reopen for two more days in May to allow anglers to harvest the remainder of the May quota for that area, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today. The fishery in marine areas 3…


Fish For Free on June 7

Fish without a license in Utah on this year’s Free Fishing Day. If you’re looking for a fun activity that’s close to home and doesn’t cost much, mark Free Fishing Day, on your calendar. “Fishing is an activity that’s fun for people of all ages — everyone in your family…


Fishing is Free June 7 and 8

No need for a fishing permit. Just grab your gear and a friend or family member JEFFERSON CITY-Gear is all you need to enjoy fishing June 7 and 8. On those two days anyone in the state can fish at Missouri Department of Conservation areas and most other places without…


WDFW Issues Clarifications and Corrections to the 2008-09 Sportfishing Rules Pamphlet

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has issued corrections and clarifications to the recently published 2008-09 Fishing In Washington Sportfishing Rules pamphlet. The corrections and clarifications are also available on the department’s website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/regs/fishregs.htm. WDFW will provide additional updates and corrections as needed. Anglers are…


Fishing for Free June 7-8

North Dakota anglers are reminded they can fish for free June 7-8. That is the weekend North Dakota residents may fish without a license, except for paddlefish. All other fishing regulations apply. Refer to the 2008-10 North Dakota Fishing Guide for season information.


Flooding Forces Closure Of Fishing Access Sites And FWP Warns Boaters Of Hazardous Conditions

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials said today that flooding has forced the closure of 11 fishing access sites in the western portion of the state and made conditions hazardous on a number of rivers. Seven FASs on the Bitterroot River were closed Monday, May 19 including: Hannon Memorial, Wally…


Fishing Regs Relaxed at Starve Hollow Lake Starting May 23

Plan to drain lake after Labor Day provides angling opportunity now Selected fishing regulations at 145-acre Starve Hollow Lake in Jackson County will be relaxed to encourage fishing and enhance sport-fishing opportunities during the summer, starting May 23. All size limits for fish in the lake, which is located in…


Salmon Seasons Set on Upper Salmon and South Fork

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission Thursday, May 22, adopted Chinook salmon seasons on the Upper Salmon River and the South Fork Salmon River. The Upper Salmon will be open from June 19 until August 2 or until further notice. Fishing will be open on the main Salmon River from…


Fish & Boat Commission Opens Opossum Lake To All Fishing

Harrisburg, PA – Memorial Day weekend will provide a great opportunity for anglers fishing Cumberland County’s Opossum Lake. Starting Saturday, May 24, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will temporarily suspend all seasons, sizes and creel limits at the popular lake. “We’re taking this action in preparation for a…


Razor Clam Dig Approved for Saturday

OLYMPIA – Clam enthusiasts have received the go-ahead to proceed with a final razor clam dig May 24, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today. Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks beaches were approved for the one-day morning dig after marine toxin tests showed the clams were safe…