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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Over 94,000 Pounds of Fish Stocked in Arkansas’s Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 344,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during August, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 94,000 pounds. August stockings: Beaver Tailwater, Carroll County, 8,567 catchable rainbow trout Cane Creek…


DNR to Begin Stocking Trout in October for Maryland’s Fall Fishing Season

Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will stock approximately 19,000 trout into freshwaters across the state during October 2008. A small number of these will be brown trout averaging 3 to 5 pounds each. “Thanks to a good amount of rain that put some water back in…


Fish Passage Program Solves Dam Problems

This year the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Fish Passage Program provided nearly $8.3 million to remove or bypass more than 168 barriers to fish passage. Along with nearly $18 million in partnership funds, the Fish Passage Program will help reopen 1,716 miles of streams and rivers and 9,471…


Mr. Catfish is Coming to Urban Lakes in Arizona

Get ready for Mr. Whiskers’ return to urban lakes PHOENIX – Put new line on your fishing reel and get the hot dogs ready – the ever-popular Mr. Whiskers is returning to the 20 urban fishing lakes in the Valley of the Sun and the Tucson area starting the week…


Sockeye Released in Redfish Lake, Hatchery Opens

State, federal and Shoshone-Bannock officials released more than 50 adult sockeye to spawn in Redfish Lake Tuesday morning September 2. Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and officials with Idaho Fish and Game, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, the Bonneville Power Administration and NOAA Fisheries released the fish as part of the ongoing…


NDOW Says “Don’t Put That Boat Away Just Yet”

Just as Memorial Day marks the official beginning of the annual boating season on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, Labor Day marks the official ending. With their children heading back to school, many boaters put their boats away for the year. But that could be a big mistake. “Some of…


DNR To Hold Sept. 23 Public Meeting to Review Zumbro River Smallmouth Bass Regulations

Smallmouth bass catch-and-release regulations on a 12-mile stretch of the Zumbro River from the Lake Zumbro dam to the Minnesota Highway 63 bridge in Zumbro Falls will be the subject of an upcoming public meeting, according to the Minnnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The meeting is scheduled from 6:30-9…


Relaxed Fishing Regulations at Lake Darling

BRIGHTON – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will relax the fishing regulations at Lake Darling on September 12, to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before the lake is completely drained to repair a spillway leak, extend the dam, and to perform a lake restoration project. The…


Ouachita River Clean-up Set For Sept. 20 Is Postponed Until Spring of 2009

MALVERN – The Ouachita River Sweep, a clean-up program originally scheduled for Sept. 20 at various spots along the Ouachita River in Arkansas, has been postponed until spring 2009 because of flooding. The river sweep is a collaborative project between Arkansas and Louisiana and is an effort to clean and…


Federal Grant to Help Wisconsin Test for Deadly Fish Disease

MADISON – The Department of Natural Resources has received a $141,724 grant from the federal government to sample fish in 2009 for VHS fish disease. “This is really good news,” says Mike Staggs, DNR fisheries director. “The grant will allow DNR to continue our VHS monitoring in wild fish populations…