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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

New Freshwater Drum State Record Certified in Kansas

Big Blue River catch breaks 26-year-old mark for species PRATT — A Blue Rapids angler has set a new Kansas record for freshwater drum. Bill Hull was fishing in the Big Blue River above Tuttle Creek Reservoir when he hooked the 31.5-pound fish on a trotline. The catch was 37…


Trout Unlimited Saluda River Chapter of SC Funds Shelter for Walhalla hatchery

A recent donation to the Walhalla State Fish Hatchery by Trout Unlimited’s Saluda River Chapter should bring much-needed assistance to the staff and occupants (fish) of the hatchery. “After a tour of the hatchery by members of the Saluda River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, it became apparent that a desire…


Tagged Trout to Help Wyoming Game and Fish Study Fish Movement in Encampment River

LARAMIE— Fisheries biologists with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department hope a few brown trout can help them learn more about fish passage and behavior in the Encampment River. “The Encampment River is an important trout fishery and tributary to the North Platte River,” says Steve Gale, fisheries biologist.  “A…


Dodge #4 State Park Hosting ‘Last Chance Fishing Tournament’ on Cass Lake Michigan, Oct. 26

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that Dodge #4 State Park will host the “Last Chance Fishing Tournament” on Cass Lake on Sunday, Oct. 26. “This is the 20th annual Last Chance Fishing Tournament,” explained Doug Ratliff, organizer of the event. “We decided a few years ago to also…


AGFC Monitors Dissolved Oxygen Levels Below Bull Shoals, Norfork and Greers Ferry Dams

LITTLE ROCK – Spring rains provided many benefits for the state’s fisheries. The abundant rainfall provided additional water to local fisheries, improved the survival rates of young bass within the lakes and provided sufficient amounts of cold water to support the trout fisheries below Bull Shoals, Norfork and Greers Ferry…


Updated Trout Maps Available Online from the NC Wildlife Commission

RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2008) – Updated trout maps are now available for free download on the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Web site, www.ncwildlife.org. The 23 color-coded maps update the latest published Trout Fishing Maps book and reflect regulation changes in effect after July 1, 2007. Overall, these maps affect…


Budweiser ShareLunker Season Off to Early Start

ATHENS, Texas-John True of Dallas kicked off the 2008-2009 Budweiser ShareLunker season October 3 with a 13.38-pound largemouth bass from a private lake in Rusk County. True was fishing with his three-year-old son, Jack, when the fish took a Senko in 10 feet of water. The fish was 26.75 inches…


Trout Season Opens in Kansas October 15; Some Stockings Delayed

Dry impoundments, late lake turnover may delay stocking at three sites PRATT — The Kansas trout season begins Oct. 15 and runs through April 15. During this season, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) stocks rainbow trout in designated waters throughout the state. Some waters stocked with trout…


Steelhead Survey to be Conducted With Help from The Ohio State University

Study seeks angler input on Ohio’s world-class steelhead fishing  COLUMBUS – Steelhead anglers along Lake Erie’s shoreline and tributaries are being surveyed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and The Ohio State University, seeking angler feedback on Ohio’s world-class steelhead fishery.    “This comprehensive creel survey…


Illinois Fall Trout Season Begins October 18 – IDNR To Stock Trout at 37 Locations

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2008 Illinois fall trout fishing season opens on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 37 ponds and lakes throughout the state, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Acting Director Sam Flood announced today. “Our catchable trout program is a popular activity and the fall is a great time…