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Category Archives: Fishing

Angler’s Urged To Get The Lead Out And Properly Dispose Of Fishing Line

Patti Sowka, director of the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, got the call on a recent Tuesday afternoon. A facility maintenance person found an ailing loon wrapped in fishing line near the Big Sandy fishing access site at Hauser Lake.   Gerry Ryan, a Montana Wildlife Center volunteer,…


Fishing Derbies Planned

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on two fundraising fishing contests and one contest rescheduled for the open water season of 2008.   Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Here are the dates and locations of the fishing contests. Region 1…


Interesting Facts About Montana’s Fishing Access Sites

FASs that allow camping = 105.   An overnight camping fee is only charged at 53 of them. FASs fully ADA accessible = 50 FASs located on lakes and reservoirs = 50.   The remaining are on streams & rivers. Largest FAS = Thompson Chain of Lakes at 2, 290 acres Smallest…


Boat Validation Decals Needed

Attention boaters: new boat validation decals are needed before you launch your boat this year. The red validation decal obtained for motorboats, sailboats, or personal watercraft expired at the end of February and should be removed or covered. The new decal needed before launching boats this spring is green in…


Boats Must Display Orange Decals

North Dakota boats displaying a green registration decal have an expired license, reminds Nancy Boldt, boat and water safety coordinator for the state Game and Fish Department. The current registration, which runs from Jan. 1, 2008 through Dec. 31, 2010, is an orange decal. All boat registrations with a green…


DNR Extends Susquehanna Flats Striped Bass Catch & Release Season

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fisheries Service will extend the Susquehanna Flats catch and release fishery for striped bass by one week. The fishery, originally scheduled to close on May 3, will remain open until midnight on Friday, May 9. Cold water combined with the…


L.D.W.F. Agents Catch Fishermen With 909 Red Snapper

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents wrote over 100 fishing citations to 20 men on Bayou Fourchon located in Lafourche Parish on Monday, April 28. Agents stopped the charter boat, “The Captain Charlie”, which was occupied by 18 paid fishermen, the captain and one deck hand.  Agents boarded…


Louisiana Spring Shrimp Season To Open

The opening dates of the 2008 Louisiana spring shrimp season were announced at the May 1 meeting of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission.  The declaration of emergency, which established the season opening dates, followed a presentation of the latest biological and hydrological data compiled by the Louisiana Department of…


Louisiana “No License Required” Fishing Weekend

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission officially proclaimed June 7 and 8 “No License Required” fishing days for Louisiana citizens and visitors during their May 1 meeting.  The promotional fishing dates are provided for novices and non-anglers as an opportunity to experience recreational fishing. The program provides the public with…


Lovewell State Park To Celebrate Reservoir’s 50th Birthday

Bus tours, presentations, re-dedication ceremony, barbecue to highlight event MANKATO — On June 1, staff of various agencies at Lovewell Reservoir will celebrate the lake’s 50th birthday at the Community Arts Center, 421 Main in Courtland. The Kansas Bostwick Irrigation District, the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), the Kansas Department of…