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Category Archives: Fishing

DEC Partners With The City Of Albany To Host Free Family Fishing Event

Fishing Season Kicks Off with Family Fishing and Trout Stocking Event at Six Mile Waterworks A free family fishing event will take place on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (rain or shine) at the City of Albany’s Six Mile Waterworks, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)…


More Than 500,000 Shad Larvae Released into Brandywine Creek for Restoration Effort

Late Tuesday evening, the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife released more than 500,000 hickory shad larvae or “fry” into the lower Brandywine Creek as part of an ongoing effort to restore a once-abundant species.  “There was no time to even announce the stocking,” said Craig Shirey, a Fisheries program…


DLNR Holds Public Hearing on Rule Changes For Fishing In Kahului Harbor

KAHULUI — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 to discuss proposed fishing rule changes (Hawaii Administrative Rules Chapter 13-51) for Kahului Harbor, Maui. The hearing will be held at Lihikai Elementary School, 335 South Papa Avenue, in Kahului….


Ohioans Can Fish For Free May 3-4

“Free Fishing Days” offer chance to experience Ohio’s great angling opportunities COLUMBUS, OH – Ohioans are encouraged to take advantage of “Free Fishing Days” on Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 to experience the great angling opportunities Ohio has to offer. For these two days only, anglers may fish…


Remaining Fish to Be Removed from Roslyn Lake

CLACKAMAS, Ore. – Beginning next week, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and Portland General Electric will attempt to remove the remaining fish from Roslyn Lake before it is drained. Where possible, the fish will be relocated to other waterbodies. Roslyn Lake, located near Sandy, will be drained over the…


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…


Paddlefish Snaggers Reminded of Possible Burn Ban

Anglers planning on participating in the state’s paddlefish season should check with local authorities for possible burning restrictions. Several counties in western and central North Dakota have had burn bans, and recent moisture has allowed some to rescind burn restrictions. If burn bans are in place, open burning, including campfires,…


Opening Day Approaches for Several Prized Freshwater Species

Walleye, Northern Pike, Pickerel, and Tiger Muskellunge Season Opens on May 3 Catch-and-Release Bass Season is Open on Many of the State’s waters With the opening of the season for many popular warmwater and coolwater gamefish species, fishing season in New York State is now in full swing. The New…


New Hampshire Fish Consumption Guidelines Updated

  CONCORD, N.H. — State officials responsible for monitoring New Hampshire waterways and protecting public health released updated fish consumption advice that includes several new recommendations: Stocked (hatchery-grown) trout are exempt from the statewide advisory; perch are included with other species that have length restrictions regarding consumption; and four new…


Access Facility at Pleasant Lake, Deerfield, To Be Closed May 5 – May 9, 2008

CONCORD, N.H.  — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s boat access facility at Pleasant Lake in Deerfield will be closed from May 5 through May 9, 2008, as the Department completes work on the boat ramp that could not be completed last fall.  Also, parking will not be available…