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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Tiger Muskie Challenge — Finding Fish That Are Free of Disease

Aquatic diseases in other parts of the country could affect tiger muskie fishing here in Utah. A tiger muskie is a cross between a Northern pike and a muskellunge (more commonly referred to as a “muskie”). Tiger muskies are sterile fish that can’t reproduce. Utah has a disease-free population of…


Go Fsih Ohio This Memorial Weekend

Lose the flatscreen, the Wii and the PC: It’s “in” to be out! COLUMBUS, OH – Warm weather may be arriving a bit late in most areas of Ohio, but this weekend the Buckeye State offers a wide variety of amazing spring fishing. From the north shores of Lake Erie…


Anglers Asked to Cooperate with Creel Surveys

The state Game and Fish Department is currently conducting creel surveys on four North Dakota lakes. Anglers are asked to cooperate with creel clerks and answer questions honestly. Interviews only take a few minutes and information is kept confidential. A summer creel survey at Odland Dam in Golden Valley County…


Fishing Remains Popular, Drought an Increasing Concern

Despite North Dakota’s low water levels and ongoing drought concerns, fishing license statistics again show positive results. In 2007, residents and nonresidents purchased more than 170,000 North Dakota fishing licenses, and including children, about 200,000 people fished state waters. More than one in four residents ages 16 or older bought…


Mississippi County Lakes Are Stocked With Tilapia

JONESBORO – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has stocked two Mississippi County lakes with tilapia. Mallard Lake and Youth Lake received almost 10,000 of these exotic bream. This is the first year that tilapia have been stocked into Youth Lake. Youth Lake is a 17-acre lake that adjoins Mallard…


Weekend Fun Bargain: Free Fishing Days June 7-8

No fishing license required; time to explore a great sport PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) has announced its annual Free Fishing Days — June 7-8. In coordination with National Fishing Week, on these days, anglers of all ages may fish without a fishing license. Ordinarily,…


Memorial Weekend Fishing Tips

Tips for piscatorial fun in the Arizona sun PHOENIX – It’s time to leave your troubles (and work) behind, hang up the “GONE FISHIN” sign and then go experience some fishing-hole therapy. But if you need some help deciding where to go for some piscatorial fun in the Arizona sun,…


McQuade Access to Open in July

The public access at McQuade Road to Lake Superior is not open to the public yet because construction is not complete, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). A grand opening for the McQuade access is planned for Friday, July 18 from 2-4 p.m. The public is invited…


Partnership With DNR, St. Paul Saints Highlights Fishing

A partnership between the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the St. Paul Saints Professional Baseball Club kicks off Saturday, May 24, and will feature in-game contests and announcements, an opportunity to buy a fishing license just inside the front gate of Midway Stadium and the chance to enter…


Fish by the Millions Released in Iowa Waters

Iowa Department of Natural Resources fisheries crews recently stocked millions of northern pike and walleye in Iowa lakes and rivers, but anglers will have to wait for a few years before these fish will be caught. An estimated 140 million newly hatched walleye fry were stocked in public lakes and…