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Category Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Wanted: Spring Break Trout Anglers in Tyler, Texas

ATHENS—The Nature Center in Tyler has about a thousand rainbow trout that need a home on someone’s dinner table. Each year trout are stocked into The Nature Center’s pond for fishing events in January, and they need to be harvested before water temperatures rise to the point the fish cannot…


Small Arkansas River Fish Kill Found Near Ozark

OZARK – Another freshwater drum kill has been reported on the Arkansas River near Ozark Lock and Dam. The most recent fish kill was reported Jan. 28. Unlike the previous kill Dec. 29, where more than 83,000 dead and dying fish were spotted on the surface of the river, this…


Florida’s Top Freshwater Fishing Destinations for 2011

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) freshwater fisheries biologists from across the state recently weighed in to suggest fishing sites that novice to expert anglers might want to try out in 2011 for a variety of species. Florida is the “Fishing Capital of the World” due to great resources…


Falcon Reservoir Chimes In With Toyota ShareLunker 510

ATHENS—Falcon International Reservoir kicked in its 12th entry ever into the Toyota ShareLunker program January 31, a 13.22-pound fish caught by Ky Martin of Grandview, Texas. The fish was 25 inches long and 20.5 inches in girth. Martin caught the fish about 2:00 p.m. and took it to the official…


Master Fly-fisher to Teach Class at TFFC Jan. 15, 2011

ATHENS—Expert fly-fisher Bob Cappallo of Corsicana will teach fly-fishing for beginners at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens January 15, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The class is open to adults 18 and older. No fly-fishing experience is required. Equipment will be provided, but students may bring…


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Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Announces Family Fly Fishing Program

Bellefonte, PA – Looking for a great way to connect with your family? Discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together at a PA Fish and Boat Commission’s Family Fly Fishing Program. The Sinnemahoning State Park and PA Fish and Boat Commission will host a…


Catfish in Lake Fork? Who Knew?

ATHENS—Stan Kuhn knew. So did Kenneth Jones. Both Lake Fork fishing guides have been putting clients on Lake Fork’s plentiful blue, channel and flathead catfish for years. Most people think of big bass when they think of Lake Fork, and for good reason. The lake has produced 246 of the…


Toyota ShareLunker #486 Comes from Lake Fork of Texas

ATHENS — Randy Williams of Staunton, Illinois, finally broke the ice: He caught Lake Fork’s first Toyota ShareLunker of the season on Tuesday, March 16. The fish weighed 13.0 pounds and was caught in three feet of water on a Senko. The good news for Lake Fork anglers was that…


Biologists Ask Anglers to Report Tagged Largemouth Bass in Florida

10/29/2009 – Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the University of Florida need assistance with a statewide largemouth bass research study. This year-long project is an interactive way for the public to help biologists obtain critical information necessary to manage…


Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters Open Oct. 1 in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed-harvest regulations on 22 trout waters in 15 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1, including two new streams, Wilson Creek, a 3.5-mile stream in Caldwell County and Mill Creek, a 0.7- mile stream in McDowell County. Before Oct. 1,…