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Category Archives: Fishing

ODFW invites public comment on proposed fishing rules

Salem, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites members of the fishing public to comment on proposed changes to the 2009 sport fishing regulations at 11 public meetings held throughout Oregon in May. The comments received at these meetings will be presented to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission…


Paddlefish Snagging Season to Close to Additional Harvest May 7 at 10 p.m.

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department announced today that the state’s 2008 paddlefish snagging season will be closed to any additional harvest effective at 10 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, May 7, 2008, to protect the population level of the fish. The 2008-10 fishing proclamation allows for the Game…


Wyoming Game and Fish Calendar / May 5-June 7

May 5 – Results available for Moose, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Goat drawings May 9 – WGFD special Executive Session Commission Meeting, Casper Game and Fish Office, 7 a.m. May 10 – Bowhunter Education class, Cody; contact: Jeff Capron (307) 272-2740 May 15 – Landowner license applications due May 20 –…


Ask the Wyoming Game and Fish

Q. I like to fish streams with worms and salmon eggs, but it seems most are restricted to artificial lures and flies. Why is that? A. First off, there are more streams where bait is legal, than otherwise. If bait is not legal on a particular water, that water will…


Fish Attractors Added to Western North Carolina Lakes

RALEIGH, N.C. – One of the first projects funded through a habitat enhancement program is currently under way on several lakes in western North Carolina. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, with assistance from local fishing clubs, homeowner associations and other volunteers, began placing nearly 400 “porcupine” fish attractors into lakes…


N.C. Regional Saltwater Fishing Reports

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties Contact: Brian Melott April 27, 2008 For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea,…


2008 Spring Trout Fishing – Mid-season Report

The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds anglers that with three weeks of trout stocking still to go this spring, there’s still plenty of great opportunities to fish in any of the state’s 180 designated trout stocked waters. Nearly 475,000 trout have been stocked thus far, and over…


Upper Pahranagat Lake Draw-Down 2008

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is keeping water levels low in Upper Pahranagat Lake due to concerns about the physical integrity of the outflow structure. An inspection of the outflow structure was completed in October, 2007, which determined that the structure was in poor condition and required replacement. Refuge…


NDOW Unveils New Information Service

Nevada’s hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts are a motivated, organized group, constantly searching newspapers and the Nevada Department of Wildlife website (www.ndow.org) for population reports, fish stocking information, new information on hunt units, and changes in boating laws. This is a prepared group that strives for the most recent information….


Free Fishing and Park Entry Day Activities May 17 at Chadron State Park

CHADRON, Neb. –– Chadron State Park (SP), located nine miles south of Chadron on U. S. Highway 385, will host an expanded Free Fishing and Park Entry Day on Saturday, May 17, according to Dave Kinnamon, park superintendent. “The activities will include an expanded fishing clinic for kids, the popular…