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Category Archives: Fishing

Would You Like to Help Stock Salmon Fry?

WATERBURY, VT – Here’s a chance to help contribute to fisheries conservation efforts in Vermont. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department are asking for volunteer help with the stocking of landlocked Atlantic salmon fry into the Huntington River on Saturday, May 24. The…


Weather Boosts Spirits at Lowland Lake Fishing Opener

Slightly lower than usual catch rates during Washington’s lowland lake fishing season opener Saturday didn’t bother most anglers, who were happy to enjoy long-awaited warm weather. “We couldn’t have asked for nicer weather for lowland lake opener,“ said Jon Anderson, a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish biologist,…


New Mexico Weekly Fishing Reports

  Attention Anglers Don’t forget to buy a 2008-2009 fishing license. New Mexico’s annual fishing licenses are good from April 1 through March 31 and are available at license vendors statewide, Department of Game and Fish offices in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Raton, Roswell and Las Cruces, and online.  Need a…


Wyoming Game & Fish Colander – May 2008

May 1 – Deadline to apply for OREO Educator’s/Teacher’s Camp May 1 – Begin resident application period for limited quota elk, deer, antelope. May 9 – WGFD special Executive Session commission Meeting, Casper Game and Fish Office, 7 a.m. May 8 – Results available for Moose, Bighorn sheep, Mountain goat…


DFG Schedules Public Meetings for Biennial Groundfish Management Regulations

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is in the process of refining 2009 and 2010 regulation alternatives for the commercial and recreational groundfish fisheries. Two regional public meetings are scheduled to gather input on the current range of alternatives. Fisheries managers plan to discuss issues surrounding the development…


Arizona Urban Fishing Bulletin: April 27 – May 10

GILBERT PARKS BOARD TO CONSIDER CLOSING URBAN PROGRAM On Thursday evening, May 1, the Gilbert Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will be deciding on a citizen proposal to drop Water Ranch Lake from the Urban Fishing Program and convert it to a catch and release, artificial fly and lure only…


NOAA’s Fisheries Service Publishes Draft Recovery Plan for Washington’s Lake Ozette Sockeye Salmon

NOAA’s Fisheries Service, the federal agency charged with protecting northwest salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act, has published and is seeking public comment on a proposed plan to recover threatened sockeye salmon in Lake Ozette, its shore, tributaries and the Ozette River. The plan took two years to develop…


West Bend Boat Ramp Parking Lot to be Closed for Striping

PIERRE, S.D. – The boat ramp parking lot at West Bend recreation area will be closed for striping during the early part of the week of April 28, weather permitting. Access to the boat ramp will still be available, as park personnel will direct traffic. For more information contact Amanda…


Chesapeake Bay Underwater Grasses Increase 10 Percent in 2007, But Remain Well Short of Restoration Goal

Largest gains seen in Susquehanna Flats, while grasses in lower Bay continue to recover from 2005 losses ANNAPOLIS, MD – Underwater bay grasses covered nearly 65,000 acres of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers in 2007, about 35 percent of the 185,000-acre baywide restoration goal, according to data from…


Huge Striped Bass Hybrid Takes Lake Record Spot at Canton

Lifelong Oklahoma angler James Wesley Jones, Jr. of Canton said he loves fishing because it is a relaxing activity, but there was likely no relaxing going on April 19 when he landed a 23.2-lb. (23 lbs., 3 oz.) striped bass hybrid from Canton Lake. The huge fish qualifies as a…