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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Lac Vieux Desert Reservoir Boating Access Site Closes Temporarily for Construction

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the Lac Vieux Desert Reservoir Boating Access Site in the Upper Peninsula’s Gogebic County will be closed for construction beginning June 16. The construction upgrade will include dredging the boat launch area and installing a new 36-foot wide by 70-foot long concrete…


DNR, City of Coleraine to Upgrade Boat Landings on Trout Lake

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the city of Coleraine are working together this summer on major upgrades to two city boat access sites on Trout Lake – one in Cotton Park and one in Long Year Park. Work has begun on the site in Long Year Park…


Regional Angler Newsletters Available

CHEYENNE– Anglers can now view and download the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s annual regional angler newsletters from the Game and Fish Web site and learn more about their favorite fishery and what to expect when on the water this summer. “The newsletters have something for everyone,” says Dirk Miller,…


Walk-In Fishing Areas Provide Additional Access

CHEYENNE–Additional fishing access is available to Wyoming anglers thanks to the walk-in fishing areas established by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.  Walk-in fishing areas are part of the same public access program that provides private land access through walk-in hunting areas. Game and Fish statewide access coordinator Matt Buhler…


Handful of Anglers Anticipate Noodlin’ Season

Handfishing season runs June 15-Aug. 31; only flathead catfish may be taken; other restrictions apply PRATT — The Kansas handfishing season — often referred to as “noodling” — opens June 15, and die-hard outdoorsmen are looking forward to the opportunity to take flathead catfish using this unconventional method. Although such…


KDWP Stream Survey Crews Incorporate New Programs

Stream health surveys now involve local groups, larger streams PRATT — Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) stream survey crews will survey streams and rivers throughout Kansas this summer, adding information to a database that helps assess and monitor the overall conditions of these waterways. These assessments are annual…


New Kansas State Largemouth Bass Record Confirmed

14-year-old Scammon youth landed monster May 3 PRATT — A new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught in a private strip pit in Cherokee County on May 3 and has been certified by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP). Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy…


Angler Cheat Sheets Now Available

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) calls them the 2008 Angler Information Guides, but you can just call them your cheat sheets for the best fishing in Nevada. Each year NDOW puts together individual fact sheets for 79 of the state’s top waters that include stocking information, biologist forecasts for…


‘Giggle Fishing’ A Great Way To Get Youngster Hooked on Fishing

By: Ed Culhane, DNR West Central Region public affairs manager EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — One good way for enlightened adults to save the planet is to lure children away from their digital devices, get them outdoors and show them the wonders of the natural world. As it happens, there’s no…


Agencies to Sample Creeks in Continued Search for Northern Snakehead

LITTLE ROCK – Several state and federal agencies will be sampling Big Creek and Cox Cypress Creek in eastern Arkansas next week as part of the continuing effort to discover the extent of the northern snakehead infestation. Fisheries biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, along with representatives from…