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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

National Fishing Day June 4 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens will kick off National Fishing and Boating Week by making a family fishing trip affordable with free admission for kids 12 and under plus free fishing for the whole family and free hot dogs and drinks from 9:00 a.m. to…


Bighead carp caught in St. Croix River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed a 27-pound bighead carp was caught in the St. Croix River on Monday, April 18 by a commercial fisherman. Bighead carp are among several invasive Asian carp species that could cause serious damage to Minnesota’s native fish species and aquatic ecosystems….


Spring serves walleye on the rocks

KANSAS CITY Mo — A toothy fish with glassy eyes is about to tempt anglers who don’t mind hopping from rock to rock in the dark. Walleye spawn at night in rocky areas during early spring, primarily during the first two weeks of April in the Kansas City region. For…


Spring catfish stockings have begun at urban lakes in Arizona

Now that spring is here, Mr. Whiskers is returning to an Urban Fishing Program lake near you. The catfish season officially kicked off at all Urban Fishing Program lakes and ponds in the Phoenix and Tucson areas on Thursday, March 24, when all lakes received deliveries of 15- to 20-inch…


Millsite Reservoir, a great spring fishery

PRICE, UTAH—While most water bodies in Carbon and Emery counties lay under a sheet of ice in mid-March, Millsite Reservoir has opened, and presents an opportunity for some excellent early spring fishing. Millsite Reservoir is the centerpiece of Millsite State Park and offers a diversity of recreational opportunities, including camping,…


New York’s Freshwater Fishing Season Kicks off with April 1 Trout and Salmon Opener

Conditions Will Be Tough for Early Season Anglers in Most Areas of the State Unlike last year when opening day trout anglers were greeted with relatively tranquil conditions, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) informs this winter’s heavy snows and resultant high, cold stream conditions will not…


Toyota ShareLunkers 521, 522 Come from Gilmer, Caddo

Caddo fish is a repeat from last season; Gilmer fish is new lake record ATHENS—Gilmer Reservoir sent a new lake record largemouth bass to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) March 17, and the next day Caddo Lake sent the existing lake record largemouth to Athens for the second year…


Walleyes abound in Sylvan and Winona lakes

COLUMBIA CITY – Anglers could catch more walleyes than ever before at two northeast Indiana lakes this spring. According to the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW), Sylvan Lake in Rome City and Winona Lake in Warsaw contain two of the highest walleye densities in the region. During sampling…


Free Rainbow Trout Harvest at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) are invited to harvest rainbow trout at no charge from now through the end of the season in late April. Regular admission charges will still apply, but no additional fee will be charged for harvesting rainbow trout. Up to five rainbow trout…


Area lakes stocked for spring break fishing

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect time to take the kids fishing. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is stocking the following lakes and reservoirs with plenty of legal-sized rainbow trout in time for spring break. Coos and Curry counties: Bradley…