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Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Wheeler Lake Readies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

Wheeler Lake Readies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

FLORENCE, Ala. – The best weekend anglers from across the country fishing the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American won’t be the only anglers competing in Alabama next week. College fishing teams from across the country will also be heading to Wheeler Lake in Florence, Alabama, May 31-June…


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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…


1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Tournament Presented by Mercury

1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Tournament Presented by Mercury

CLAYTON, N.Y. – The Costa FLW Series is headed to 1000 Islands on July 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Northern Division. “I have been waiting for FLW…


Championship qualifiers relax before the start of day-one competition on Lake Keowee.

FLW College Fishing National Championship Readies for Lake Keowee

ANDERSON, S.C. (March 7, 2016) – The best anglers in the world fishing the Walmart FLW Tour won’t be the only anglers competing in South Carolina next week. College fishing teams from across the country will be heading to Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina, March 17-20 for the 2016…


March 1 marks the opening day of catch-and-keep season at Missouri trout parks, including Montauk State Park pictured. MDC expects thousands of anglers for opening day and will stock more than 22,000 trout for it.

Remedy for Fishing Fever is MARCH 1 Trout Opener in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the wintery season winds down, anglers throughout the Show-Me State are beginning to show some signs of trout fever. Symptoms include: tying flies, putting new fishing line on reels, checking waders for holes, and practicing casting. Most anglers who get trout fever get rid of…


Learn fly fishing with your sweetheart on Valentine's Day at Ridgway State Park

Learn fly fishing with your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day at Ridgway State Park

RIDGWAY, Colo. –- You’ve caught the love of your life, now teach her (or him) how to catch fish at a “Fly Fishing with your Sweetie” clinic at Ridgway State Park on Valentine’s Day. Ridgway Ranger Bill Bruggeman, an expert fly fisherman, will teach the class. It will start at…


COSTA FLW Series

Lake Shasta Set to Host COSTA FLW Series Opener Presented by Minn Kota

REDDING, Calif. – The Costa FLW Series is headed to Lake Shasta Feb. 18-20 for a tournament presented by Minn Kota when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the first stop of 2016 in the Western Division. “Lake Shasta is a world class…


Northern pike are reproducing in Utah Lake. An angler caught these pike from the shore at Utah Lake in late January. Photo by Danny Potts

Fish in Utah Lake Still Need Your Help

Provo — When fish are taken from one body of water, and placed illegally in another body of water, bad things can happen. Utah Lake is a prime example. Mike Slater, regional aquatic manager for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says a population of northern pike, placed in Utah Lake…


Hallman Wins Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Okeechobee

Hallman Wins Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2016) – Pro Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, brought just two bass to the scale Sunday totaling 6 pounds, 8 ounces, but it was still enough to earn the win at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Okeechobee presented by Ranger Boats. Hallman’s four-day cumulative total…


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…