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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Waco Man Named to Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

ATHENS, Texas — Charlie Pack of Waco will be inducted into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame at a banquet at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center June 7. Pack was nominated in the angler category in recognition of his fishing accomplishments, fishing inventions and work with introducing young people…


Jocassee Gorges Angler Access Area Now Features Barrier-Free Fishing

The new and improved Dug Mountain Angler Access Area, a popular fishing spot within Jocassee Gorges in northern Pickens County, was the site of a celebration May 22. Duke Energy, Trout Unlimited and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) cooperated on the special project to improve access and site…


Hearing Set for Proposed Rules on 2009 Freshwater Fishing; Bass Tournaments

CONCORD, N.H. — Freshwater anglers take note: The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at 6:30 p.m., at Fish and Game headquarters on Hazen Drive in Concord, regarding proposed changes in the regulations affecting 2009 freshwater fishing in New Hampshire…


Weed Control Successful at Dewart Lake

An aquatic herbicide application two years ago to control Eurasian water milfoil in Dewart Lake has nearly eliminated the noxious non-native weed from the 551-acre Kosciusko County lake. During sampling late this month, milfoil was found at only three of 90 locations checked by DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife…


Potential Largemouth Bass Record Pending

If confirmed, fish would break a 31-year-old record PRATT — A potential new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught May 3 in a private strip pit in Cherokee County. Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy fish during the West Mineral Eagles Fishing Tournament using a jig and…


DNR Urges Anglers To Use Wader Sterlization Stations To Prevent Spread Of Invasive Didymo

Six new cleaning stations installed along Gunpowder Falls Baltimore County – Since discovering Didymo for the first time in Maryland last month, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has set up six wader sterilization stations throughout the tailwaters of Gunpowder Falls, to prevent further spread of this and other…


New Campaign Launched to Lure Anglers to Benefits of Freshwater Fishing in New Jersey

TRENTON – If it’s been a while since you’ve gone fishing in New Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection has a special message for you: We want you back. That’s the upshot of a newly launched direct-mail and radio-advertising campaign that invites anglers to rediscover the pleasures of freshwater fishing…


Anglers: Look for Tagged Bass when Fishing Lake Winnipesaukee in 2008

CONCORD, N.H. — Anglers fishing Lake Winnipesaukee are being asked to watch for largemouth and smallmouth bass tagged as part of a New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Warmwater Fisheries Management Program study. Data collected from tagged bass will allow biologists to examine bass movement after release from bass tournament…


New Boat Ramp Opens on Tenn-Tom

COLUMBUS – Boaters at Columbus Lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway have a new boat ramp and facilities on the west bank according to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. The ramp lies above the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam and will serve boaters on the west side…


Bass Study on Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole Receives Second Stocking

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will stock 19,000 hatchery-reared largemouth bass, implanted with coded wire tags, in Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole May 28. The lake is the scene of a unique research project that compares growth and survivability rates of stocked bass with those of wild largemouths.  …