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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Fisheries Biologist Coauthors Book on Freshwater Mussels

After almost 13 years of work and research, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Fisheries Biologist Jeff Garner finally can see the reality of having his hard work pay off in the form of a new book titled Freshwater Mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia,…


Endangered Fish Returned to Native Waters in Arizona

It’s been a plan long in the making, but yesterday, the first Gila topminnow fish were reestablished in their native Arizona waters as part of a new program aimed at enlisting the help of non-federal landowners to conserve this endangered species. A couple hundred fish were released into the TimBuckTwo…


New East Texas Fish Hatchery Construction Underway

JASPER, Texas — Construction of the new $27 million East Texas Fish Hatchery, expected to be completed in early 2010, is now underway. The state-of-the-art facility on 200 acres just below Sam Rayburn Reservoir will replace the 70-year-old Jasper Fish Hatchery and provide at least 45 acres of fish production…


Snakehead Eradication Meeting Sept. 18 in Brinkley, Arkansas

BRINKLEY – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold a town hall meeting and public hearing about eradicating northern snakehead fish at 7 p.m., Sept. 18, in Brinkley at the Convention Center. Snakeheads, natives of Asia, were discovered in the Piney Creek…


Trout Travails in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa Treated With More Than $300,000 in Fish Aid

Recognizing the need to fix crumbling stream-banks and dilapidated culverts, and to improve water quality for brook trout and other aquatic species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently provided more than $300,000 to support 16 fish habitat projects in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. With nearly $1 million in partner…


Cleanup Finished on Popular Blatz Pavilion Lagoon in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – The popular Blatz Pavilion lagoon in Milwaukee’s Lincoln Park has reopened for boating and fishing after mud containing PCBs was removed from it as part of a collaborative project between the Department of Natural Resources and Milwaukee County. Planning continues for a larger effort to clean up the…


Buckhannon River Public Fishing and Boating Access Site Opened

The Division of Natural Resources has completed construction of a new public fishing and boating access site on the Buckhannon River in Upshur County, according to Frank Jezioro, Director.  Development of the site was accomplished through a joint effort by the Upshur County Commission, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and…


Fall Trout Fishing in New Jersey – 2008

2008 Fall Trout Stocking Schedule Trout Fishing Facts & Information (When, Where, How) (pdf, 18kb) Fantastic fishing opportunities await trout anglers at dozens of fall trout-stocked streams and lakes in New Jersey. This year fall stocking begins Tuesday, October 7 and continues through October 15. Over this period a total…


Country Park Joins Tackle Loaner Program in North Carolina

GREENSBORO, N.C.  – No rod and reel? No problem! Anglers fishing in either of two 7.5-acre lakes at Country Park in Greensboro can borrow free loaner rods and reels on a first-come, first-serve basis now that the park has joined the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Tackle Loaner Program. The program…


Fish Fly the Skies in Helicopter Stocking Program in Wyoming

CASPER- Normally the only wildlife flying the friendly skies are on the tail of a Frontier airplane. But Aug. 3-6, thousands of fish from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s fish hatcheries were planted in Wyoming waters through helicopter stocking efforts. When lakes or streams are not accessible by road,…