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Category Archives: Fishing

Harvey Gap Reservoir to Be Drained for Inspection of Dam Outlet

Harvey Gap Reservoir to Be Drained for Inspection of Dam Outlet

Bag, Possession and Size Limits Removed for All Species   RIFLE, Colo. – The Silt Water Conservancy District is announcing that they will need to drain Harvey Gap Reservoir to inspect the dam outlet structure. To save as many fish as possible, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has authorized an emergency…


CDFW to Release 10,000 Pounds of Trout in Merced County Waters

CDFW to Release 10,000 Pounds of Trout in Merced County Waters

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will stock approximately 10,000 pounds of fish in two Merced County waters this week. The catchable sized rainbow trout are coming from the Mojave Fish Hatchery in Victorville. “This is an unexpected windfall for Merced area anglers,” said Greg Kollenborn, CDFW Senior…


Plainfield Man Wins $5,000 Playing FLW Fantasy Fishing

Plainfield Man Wins $5,000 Playing FLW Fantasy Fishing

MINNEAPOLIS – Lajos Draviczki of Plainfield, Illinois, correctly picked seven of the top 10 finishers at last week’s Forrest Wood Cup championship on Wheeler Lake presented by Walmart. For his picks, Draviczki won $5,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing, held in conjunction with the tournament. “I’ve been playing FLW Fantasy…


Melt the Butter; Spiny Lobster Seasons Start Soon in Florida

Melt the Butter; Spiny Lobster Seasons Start Soon in Florida

The 2016 spiny lobster season opens with the two-day recreational sport season July 27 and 28, followed by the regular commercial and recreational lobster season, which starts Aug. 6 and runs through March 31. Planning on catching some of these tasty crustaceans? Here is what you need to know before…


Kokanee Fingerlings Released into California Lakes and Reservoirs

Kokanee Fingerlings Released into California Lakes and Reservoirs

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has recently completed the release of the 2016 allotment of kokanee salmon fingerlings. This year’s allotment included 634,430 kokanee released into 13 lakes and reservoirs throughout the state. Kokanee were introduced into California waters to provide diverse recreational angling opportunities for anglers…


Professional Bass Fishing's Forest Wood Cup Set to Visit Wheeler Lake

Professional Bass Fishing’s Forest Wood Cup Set to Visit Wheeler Lake

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – The Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will visit Wheeler Lake and the Huntsville, Alabama, area August 4-7 to crown bass fishing’s top angler of 2016. Hosted by the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the tournament will feature 50…


1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Tournament Presented by Mercury

1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Tournament Presented by Mercury

CLAYTON, N.Y. – The Costa FLW Series is headed to 1000 Islands on July 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Northern Division. “I have been waiting for FLW…


Lake Livingston, Texas

Three More Texas Lakes Affected by Zebra Mussels

ATHENS— Three more Texas lakes are being added to the list of lakes affected by zebra mussels. Lake Livingston, Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Worth all tested positive for zebra mussels. These new findings serve as a good reminder to boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” their boats, trailers and…


Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Opens May 1

Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Opens May 1

California’s recreational Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) fishery season will open May 1. This year the fishery will be held to a federally established quota of 29,640 pounds. The open season dates will be May 1-15, June 1-15, July 1-15, Aug. 1-15 and Sept. 1-Oct. 31, or until the quota is…


Salmon Seasons Set for Ocean and Inland Waters

Salmon Seasons Set for Ocean and Inland Waters

The California Fish and Game Commission adopted recreational ocean and inland salmon season regulations as presented by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on April 18. Ocean salmon season dates and management measures are set to coincide with the alternatives adopted by the Pacific Fishery Management Council for…