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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Fishing Hitting its Peak in Iowa as Memorial Day Weekend Nears

Good weather forecasted for the Memorial Day Weekend should provide excellent fishing across the state. Fishing in the spring is often some of the best for the entire year and Memorial Day Weekend is right in the heart of it. Water temperature allows for fish to be active during the…


Trout Stocked the Week of May 12-16, 2008

The following waters were stocked the week of May 12, 2008: Horseshoe Run Mill Creek of South Branch North Fork of Cherry River North Fork South Branch Panther Creek R.D. Bailey Tailwaters Red Creek Shavers Fork (upper) South Branch (Franklin) South Fork of Cherry River Bear Rocks Lake Big Clear…


Ask fFsh and Game: High Water Fishing

Q. Can I still go fishing with the high water in the river? A. Many Idaho streams are generally high and may be difficult right now. It’s not just about whether the fish will bite; it’s also a safety question. Keep a close eye on young children around fast moving…


Ribbon Cutting Held at Renovated J.P. Coleman Boat Ramp

Jackson – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks joined state and local officials at J.P. Coleman State Park near Iuka for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the recently renovated boating facilities. Along with improving and expanding the existing boat ramp, additional parking spaces were added to make the…


Three Eastern Nebraska Lakes Experience Severe Die-Offs

LINCOLN, Neb. – Three popular eastern Nebraska lakes experienced severe winter die-offs, causing Nebraska Game and Parks Commission biologists to restock them and adjust management practices to help prevent future similar occurrences. The lakes involved were Memphis Lake at Memphis State Recreation Area (SRA) in Saunders County, and Lakes Nos….


DNR Wants to Create More Opportunities to Catch Muskie and Pike

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials are creating a management plan designed to increase angler opportunities to land trophy-sized muskellunge and northern pike. “Demand is growing but our supply is limited,” said Jason Moeckel, DNR Fisheries Operations Manager. “The purpose of this plan is to guide fisheries management so…


New Web Directories To Highlight Minnesota’s Family-Friendly Fishing Lakes

Introducing youth to angling will be a bit easier using new web tools being prepared by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) MinnAqua and Fishing In The Neighborhood (FiN) programs. “Taking children outside and using fishing as a fun way to explain environmental awareness and natural resource ownership is…


Trout Fishing on the Hooch

Good news: metro area anglers looking to hook and harvest trout soon can worry less about the gas prices and more about their luck. May 14 marks the end of harvest restrictions on Georgia’s delayed harvest trout streams, and that means the Fulton County section of the Chattahoochee River (between…


Boat Ramp Improvements at Nee Gronda

Anglers will be pleased to know that the new and improved boat ramp at Nee Gronda Reservoir at the Queens State Wildlife Area in Kiowa County is open for use.     Employees from the Colorado Division of Wildlife completed work on the new and improved ramp on May 8.  …


Record Breaking Brook Trout Caught In Ashfield

Recently, MassWildlife fisheries biologists certified a new state record for a brook trout caught on April 19. Peter Harand of Easthampton caught a 10 pound eastern brook trout from Ashfield Lake in Ashfield. Deciding to forego yard work for an hour, Harand was fishing with spinning tackle and a spoon…