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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Proper Measurement of Fish Critical to Fish and Fisherman

PIERRE, S.D.—The S.D. Game, Fish and Parks Department’s 2008 Fishing Handbook defines length of a fish as “the total length of a fish in inches, as measured in a straight line along a flat surface, from the tip of the snout to the tip of the tail.” Sometimes the instrument…


Walleye Anglers on Lake Sharpe, Lake Francis Case Will Need Patience

PIERRE, S.D.—By the very nature of their sport, anglers are patient. That characteristic will serve them well in 2008 on Lakes Sharpe and Francis Case where walleye populations are plentiful but many of the fish have yet to reach a harvestable size. The S.D. Game, Fish and Parks Department’s Missouri…


Beat High Gas Prices This Spring and Summer — Fish Close to Home

LINCOLN, Neb. – Gas prices just keep going up, but you don’t have to let high fuel costs keep you from going fishing this summer — chances are there are plenty of good spots within just a few miles of your front door. Most people tend to fish the larger,…


Lake Cumberland Tailwater Wondrous For Worried Anglers on “Kentucky Afield” TV

Frankfort, Ky. – With Wolf Creek Dam at Lake Cumberland under extensive repair, anglers question the quality of fishing in the river below. Answers aren’t all that’s caught this weekend, April 26 and 27, on “Kentucky Afield” television. Lake Cumberland tourism for 2008 continues its resiliency with news like this….


CT DEP Reminds Opening Day Anglers To Take Precautions To Prevent Spread Of “Didymo” Into Connecticut Waters

Highly invasive alga found last year in several popular trout streams in the Northeast, Anglers considered an important vector in spread of didymo. With Opening Day of trout season this weekend, the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is reminding anglers and boaters to be on the lookout for the…


DEP Announces Renovated Gardner Lake State Boat Launch Opening Postponed

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced it is postponing the opening of the newly redesigned Gardner Lake State Boat Launch in Salem until April 26, 2008. The postponement is due to unanticipated problems caused by soil and ground water conditions and heavy rains during construction. DEP Commissioner…


WDFW stocking trout in Sprague Lake

OLYMPIA – Anglers have an opportunity to catch fish once again at Sprague Lake, where the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is stocking trout for the next several weeks. The trout plantings are necessary after the 1,840-acre lake, which is alongside Interstate 90 in eastern Washington’s Adams and…