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Lake Fishing & Fly Fishing

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to conduct trout survey on Crooked River

PRINEVILLE, Ore. – Biologists from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will sample the Crooked River below Bowman Dam for redband trout and mountain whitefish from Monday, June 22 through Friday, June 26. Biologists will be electrofishing the river between Big Bend and Cobble Rock campgrounds and between Lower…


Carp-O-Rama Scheduled for June 27 at Pawnee SRA, Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – Carp fishing is a fun, exciting way to bag a meal. The fish are in waters all across Nebraska and anglers may catch and keep as many as they want. Anglers and families interested in learning all aspects of carp fishing may attend Carp-O-Rama on June 27…


National Fishing Day June 6 At Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS, Texas — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center 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…


NY DEC’S Family Fishing Clinic Set for June 6 at Carpenter Brook Fish Hatchery

Auburn Free Fishing Day To Follow on June 7 On Saturday, June 6, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Onondaga County Parks, and Friends of Carpenter’s Brook Fish Hatchery will conduct a free “Family Fishing Clinic” at Carpenters Brook Fish Hatchery located on Route 321 in Elbridge,…


Pike Lake Attracting Indiana Anglers

A recent Indiana Department of Natural Resources fisheries survey report shows angler numbers are up Pike Lake. The report summarizes the results of an angler creel survey conducted last summer by DNR fisheries biologists. Pike Lake is a 228-acre natural lake located in the City of Warsaw.  A city park…


Many Sierra Trout Waters Open April 25 in California

One of California’s biggest trout fishing openers is coming up on April 25. Numerous waters opening April 25 are already planted with 8-12 inch-long catchable size trout. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will plant roughly nine million rainbow trout state-wide in 2009 providing outstanding angling opportunities. Many families…


New Striped Bass Regulations For Delaware River Take Effect in Pennsylvania on April 1

Harrisburg, PA – Licensed Pennsylvania anglers fishing the Delaware River and Estuary can now harvest striped bass and hybrid striped bass from April 1 through May 31, a season which has been closed by the Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) since 1992. Under the new regulations, adopted by the PFBC…


Fishing is Easy and Fun in Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters

RALEIGH, N.C. – With hatchery-supported trout waters opening at 7 a.m. on April 4, now is the time to make plans to take a kid fishing in waters where the fishing tends to be a little easier and a lot more fun. As the name implies, hatchery-supported trout waters are…


Repairs Made to Red Hills State Park Lake Spillway

Fish will be restocked after lake refills SUMNER, IL – Repairs have been made to the spillway and spillway gate at Red Hills State Park in time for spring rains to begin refilling the lake at the Lawrence County site, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller announced today….


White Bass Are First “Fresh Catch” of the Georgian Spring

As early as February, white bass begin spawning runs up several Georgia rivers. The migration continues through early April, making March the ideal time to target the popular sport fish. Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries biologists recommend fishing the tributaries to Clarks Hill Lake and the…