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Wildlife Commission fisheries biologists, along with members of the Jacksonville-based Bass Angling Southern Style Fishing Club, deployed 12 Mossback™ Trophy Tree™ fish attractors (pictured) in Sutton Lake on Feb. 25.

Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (March 3, 2017) – Fisheries staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission placed artificial fish attractors in Sutton Lake on Feb. 25 to help augment and replace existing fish attractor structures.   Commission biologists teamed with Bass Angling Southern Style Fishing Club, of Jacksonville, N.C., to deploy 12…


2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities

2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities

Comm ercial and sport anglers have received unwelcome news on the predicted return of Chinook salmon this year to California waters. State and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning Chinook and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season at the annual Ocean Salmon Information Meeting…


Neches River White Bass

Three Leased Public Fishing Access Areas in Texas Open for White Bass Anglers

AUSTIN – White bass are one of Texas’ most sought after game fish, especially when they make their annual spring spawning migration into rivers above reservoirs. Now that those fish are on the move, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) River Access and Conservation Area program has opened free…


Catawba’s Queen Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League North Carolina Division Opener on Lake Norman

Catawba’s Queen Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League North Carolina Division Opener on Lake Norman

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Jeff Queen of Catawba, North Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 9 ounces, Saturday to claim top honors at the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) North Carolina Division tournament of 2017 on Lake Norman, presented by Navionics. For his efforts, Queen took…


South Carolina’s Taylor Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division Tournament on Clarks Hill Lake

South Carolina’s Taylor Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division Tournament on Clarks Hill Lake

APPLING, Ga. – Brock Taylor of Pendleton, South Carolina, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 22 pounds, 10 ounces, Saturday to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division event on Clarks Hill Lake. Taylor pocketed $5,565 for his win. “I started out fishing a brush pile…


Rogersville’s Hammond Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Ozark Division Opener on Table Rock Lake

Rogersville’s Hammond Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Ozark Division Opener on Table Rock Lake

BRANSON, Mo. – Eric Hammond of Rogersville, Missouri, weighed a 17-pound, 6-ounce-limit of bass Saturday to win the first T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Ozark Division tournament of 2017 on Table Rock Lake. For his victory, Hammond took home $5,457. Hammond said he began his day on the…


Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Picks Three

TPWD Releases Freshwater Fishing Regulation Proposals for 2017-18

AUSTIN — Changes to harvest regulations for bass in the Devil’s River highlight this year’s list of proposed freshwater fishing regulation changes. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) staff have also proposed regulation changes for lakes in Abilene and Dallas/Fort Worth and an update to reflect a recent species name…


Lake Atkins Bass

Florida-strain Bass Bending Rods at Lake Atkins

ATKINS – Lake Atkins in Pope County has been one of the top lakes to watch for the possibility of a new state record largemouth bass for the last decade. That search for massive bass intensified last week, when two largemouth in excess of 11 pounds were caught from the…


Trent McCoy

New State Record Possible for Yellow Perch

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — A new state record yellow perch is being verified by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. The fish measured 15 and one-half inches in length and weighed 2 pounds, 3 ounces. Trent McCoy caught the fish in Lake Dartmore just north of Crossville on Monday, Jan. 16. The…


Learn to build, manage, and make the most of your pond at one of four FREE pond management workshops in mid-Missouri this spring.

MDC Offers Pond Management Workshops for Landowners in Mid-Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners to attend any of four free workshops in February and March on pond management in mid-Missouri. MDC pond management workshops help landowners make the most of their private lakes or ponds by teaching techniques to control water plants, improve…