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Category Archives: Fishing

Atlantic Herring Landing Restricted

DURHAM, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Fisheries Division today announced that effective May 1, 2008, commercial fishermen will not be allowed to land Atlantic herring taken from Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Management Area 1A (located in the western half of the Gulf of Maine)…


DLNR and Ehawaii.gov Launch On-Line Vessel Registration System

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR), in cooperation with ehawaii.gov, has launched a new on-line service for owners of boats and other vessels registered in the State of Hawai‘i. Vessel owners can now renew their registration, purchase ramp use…


Groundfish Regulation Changes Reconsidered for North Coast, Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas Will Not Be Implemented on May 1

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today that it will not implement Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas (YRCAs) under 2008 groundfish regulations. The decision was made due to concerns that additional fishing restrictions could have a negative impact on local communities already burdened with salmon closures. “Because the department…


S.C. Freshwater Fishing Trends

Mountains Area – Piedmont Area – Midlands Area – Santee Cooper System – Rivers – South Carolina freshwater fish regulations (PDF) – Purchase a fishing license – Boat Ramp Locations For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Very good. Troll from the surface…


DEC Launches Free Electronic Newsletter for All New Yorkers

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that a new family electronic newsletter is now available to all New Yorkers named “DEC Outdoor Discovery,” that will focus on kid-friendly events and seasonally-oriented topics. “This new family e-newsletter focusing on the environment enables anyone to connect to…


S.C. Weekly Tidetable

  To find times of low and high water for other coastal areas add or subtract as indicated as tides are calculated from the Charleston Customhouse Wharf: Location High Low Little River (town) +12 min. +32 min. Murrells Inlet -2 min +24 min. Georgetown (Sampit River) +1 hr.,25 min. +2…


S.C. Saltwater Fishing Trends

  For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Little River ICW water temperatures are around 65 degrees, and surf temperatures recently hit 64 then dropped a couple of degrees. Spottail Bass: Fair. Some anglers are catching spottail bass in the ICW using live mud minnows and Berkeley Gulp….


S. C. Freshwater Fishing Trends

For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Very good. Troll from the surface down to 55 feet using trolling spoons or large plugs. Also pull large live shiners in the same zone. In the April 12 Jocassee Outdoor Center Trout Tournament the winning…


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,…


Record Sauger Caught – First Record Fish of 2008

Donald Peyer of Whitewater reeled in a 6-pound, 4.8-ounce sauger on April 2 from the Mississippi River in Pierce County, establishing a new state record for sauger. MADISON — It didn’t take long for the first state record fish to fall in 2008. Donald Peyer of Whitewater reeled in a…