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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

KDWP To Stock Trout In River Above Webster Reservoir

After five dry years, river flow returns to levels that support stocking STOCKTON — In 2000, above average river flows allowed the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) to experiment with seasonal rainbow trout stocking in the South Fork of the Solomon River above Webster Reservoir. Habitat was enhanced…


DEP Announces Winter Trout Stocking in Connecticut

It’s early January and the chill of winter is settling in on our lakes and ponds, setting the stage for that wonderful wintertime activity called ice fishing! In anticipation of this winter’s freeze, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has just completed its annual winter stocking of surplus broodstock brown…


DFG Recognizes the 100th Angler To Complete Heritage Trout Challenge

Sacramento – Gavin O’Leary of Fresno is the 100th angler to complete the California Heritage Trout Challenge. The challenge requires anglers to catch six of the eleven types of trout native to California. The California Heritage Trout Challenge highlights the diversity of native trout and provides an incentive for anglers…


DNR, Ice Fishing Derby Offers Minnesota Youth Angling Opportunities

Fifty young people will be chosen to learn ice fishing techniques at a special seminar to be held on Jan. 24 at the 34th Annual Maple Lake Ice Fishing Derby. The kids will also receive free gear and on-the-ice instruction from Bob Jensen, television host of Fishing the Midwest. The…


PFBC To Host Public Meeting on Susquehanna Smallmouth

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is inviting anglers and others with an interest in the management and protection of smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River to a free public meeting on Saturday, January 31, at the River Rescue Building in Harrisburg. The meeting will touch…


A DFG Holiday Tradition – Rainbow Trout Stocked in California Waters

In a holiday tradition beloved by anglers of all ages, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is planting rainbow trout across California this month. The fish are being planted in urban, suburban and rural areas. “The holiday season provides an opportunity for Californians to spend quality time outdoors fishing…


Fishing Opportunities Remain For Northern California Anglers

The holiday season is a good time for anglers of all ages to take advantage of fishing opportunities in Northern California. There are many lakes and reservoirs that remain open to fishing, and a portion of the Upper Sacramento River is open all year to provide opportunities for stream anglers….


Trout Anglers Reminded of New Winter Season Dates for 2009

The 2009 winter season for lake and stream trout in all Minnesota lakes will open Jan. 15, and close March 31, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). In past years, winter trout season dates were different for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) lakes, trout lakes outside…


Utah DWR Wants Your Fishing Photos

Photos will be featured in new community fishing booklet. If you fish with your kids, you probably have at least one photo that touches your heart every time you see it. How about sharing that photo with anglers across Utah? The Division of Wildlife Resource’s newest community fishing booklet might…


2009 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife DIGEST

Portions of this Digest are available in enlarged format for the visually impaired. To request a black and white, large format Digest, write to: NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Large Format Fishing Digest, P.O. Box 400, Trenton, NJ 08625-0400 The 2009 Freshwater Fishing Issue of the Fish and Wildlife…