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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Kids Fishing Opportunities Enhanced by Pond Renovations in Illinois

Family fishing Waters Grant helps fund project at Lake Le-Aqua-Na SRA LENA, ILL. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is renovating a former fish rearing pond at Lake Le-Aqua-Na State Recreation Area in Stephenson County for use as a kids fishing pond available for fishing clinics and recreational…


Public Comment Sought on Proposal to Restore Paiute Cutthroat Trout to Historic Habitat in California’s Silver King Creek

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will hold a public meeting on restoration of Paiute cutthroat trout to historic habitat in Silver King Creek. Paiute cutthroat trout is a threatened species. The meeting is on Oct. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. in Markleeville in Alpine County. DFG…


Monitoring Finds Quagga Mussel Larvae in Jumbo and Tarryall Reservoirs of Colorado

A State initiative to gather more information on the presence of aquatic invasive species in Colorado confirmed the presence of quagga mussel larvae in Jumbo Reservoir in Logan County, and Tarryall Reservoir in Park County. Veligers, the larval stage of quagga mussels, were initially identified by a microscopic analysis of…


Rainbow Trout to be Released in Ohio Waterways

COLUMBUS, OH – Approximately 25,000 rainbow trout, measuring 10 to 13-inches in length, will be released into 25 Ohio waterways this October, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. “This annual stocking provides excellent opportunities for anglers to continue fishing through the fall all across…


Jewell State Fishing Lake in Kansas to Re-open on October 4

Channel catfish, bass, and bluegill stocked; catch-and-release the first year MANKATO — On Saturday, Oct. 4, the west gate at Jewell State Fishing Lake will be opened to the public. Rains in spring, summer, and fall have raised the water level nearly 14 feet, and with this adequate water level,…


First Fish Stocked From Newly Renovated Hatchery in Wisconsin

WILD ROSE – The first fish raised in the new $15.9 million coldwater facilities at Wild Rose State Fish Hatchery are being stocked in Lake Michigan waters this week and next, marking an important milestone for the century-old fish hatchery and Wisconsin’s stocking program. The new facilities were dedicated last…


Lakes Benefit from Habitat Projects in New Jersey

The Bureau of Freshwater Fisheries completed four artificial habitat projects in 2007 and 2008 at Union Lake, Lake Lenape (Atlantic County), Hammonton Lake, and Penbryn Lake. These projects were made possible through partnerships with the Boy Scouts, South Jersey Bass Club Association, Hammonton Lake Water Quality Committee, and Atlantic County…


Fall Stockings and Sufficient Flows Mean a Great Autumn for Trout Anglers Urban Fishing Areas of Connecticut, Trout Parks and TMA’s Among the Areas to be Stocked

FALL…when cool, crisp days, clear blue skies, bright white clouds, and vibrant foliage provide a spectacular backdrop for trout fishing! The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that its annual autumn trout stockings have begun. During September and October, DEP expects to release nearly 44,000 trout into selected waters…


Three Utah Waters Might Have Quagga or Zebra Mussels

Each of these waters is in northeastern Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists have been hunting for quagga and zebra mussels this summer. They’ve gathered water samples from 42 waters in Utah. Those samples have been given to a Bureau of Reclamation lab in Denver, and test results are starting…


Detroit Lakes Area Residents Are Reminded of DNR Aquatic Plant Management Permit Requirements Related to Control of Flowering Rush

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) supports well-planned control of flowering rush, which is an invasive species. Nevertheless, lakeshore residents and users must ensure that control of this plant does not cause unintended harm, such as the removal of native bulrush or the further spread of flowering rush from…