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Category Archives: Fishing

Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park in Hurst May 7

Free Fishing Event at Chisholm Park in Hurst May 7

ATHENS—What’s one of the best family-friendly fishing destinations in Texas? The answer may surprise you: Dallas/Fort Worth. Making more people aware of that—and getting fishing poles in their hands—is the goal of a free family fishing event at Hurst’s Chisholm Park on May 7, sponsored by the Texas Parks and…


Free Texas Fishing Guide with Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine Mobile App

Free Texas Fishing Guide with Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine Mobile App

AUSTIN — Find everything you need to know about your favorite freshwater fish in the new Texas Fishing Guide section of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine’s mobile app. The app, available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play, makes it easy for anglers to explore their favorite…


Grand Lake Set to Host COSTA FLW Series Southwestern Division Event

Grand Lake Set to Host COSTA FLW Series Southwestern Division Event

GROVE, Okla. – The Costa FLW Series is headed to Grand Lake April 7-9 for a tournament presented by Evinrude when as many as 400 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Southwestern Division. “Grand Lake is setting up to fish…


Shasta County Hatchery Reopens

Shasta County Hatchery Reopens

The Crystal Lake Hatchery in eastern Shasta County reopened to the public Thursday after being closed due to a major environmental restoration in nearby Rock Creek. Beginning in October 2015, construction work prompted the closure of the viewing area at the hatchery and the temporary cancellation of tours to ensure…


Championship qualifiers relax before the start of day-one competition on Lake Keowee.

FLW College Fishing National Championship Readies for Lake Keowee

ANDERSON, S.C. (March 7, 2016) – The best anglers in the world fishing the Walmart FLW Tour won’t be the only anglers competing in South Carolina next week. College fishing teams from across the country will be heading to Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina, March 17-20 for the 2016…


California Steelhead

CDFW Awards $16.7 Million to Fisheries Habitat Restoration, Forest Legacy and Drought Projects

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 67 projects that will receive funding for coastal salmon and steelhead habitat restoration, response to the statewide drought and forest legacy restoration. The grants, which total $16,720,061, are distributed through CDFW’s Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) and…


Spring into Fishing at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Spring into Fishing at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Families looking for a place to have an inexpensive, rewarding family vacation during spring break need look no farther than the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens. Located just 75 miles southeast of Dallas, 100 miles east of Waco and 180 miles north of Houston, TFFC is a one-tank-of-gas…


Delta-Size Bass on Display at Pine Bluff Nature Center

Delta-Size Bass on Display at Pine Bluff Nature Center

PINE BLUFF – Having only one fish to weigh at a bass tournament usually isn’t thought of as a good day, but Eugene Moore Jr. weighed his single fish with pride at the Metro Area Bass Club tournament on Lake Chicot, Feb. 13. The 10.25-pound beast not only claimed big…


Charles Story of Evans, Ga., won the Feb. 20 Savannah River Division event on Clarks Hill Lake with a 25-pound, 4-ounce limit to over $6,200 in winnings.

Story Wins FLW Bass Fishing League Savannah River Division Event on Clarks Hill Lake

APPLING, Ga. – Charles Story of Evans, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 25 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the second FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Savannah River Division tournament of 2016 on Clarks Hill Lake. For his victory, Story took home $6,244. Story said he targeted rocks in…


March 1 marks the opening day of catch-and-keep season at Missouri trout parks, including Montauk State Park pictured. MDC expects thousands of anglers for opening day and will stock more than 22,000 trout for it.

Remedy for Fishing Fever is MARCH 1 Trout Opener in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the wintery season winds down, anglers throughout the Show-Me State are beginning to show some signs of trout fever. Symptoms include: tying flies, putting new fishing line on reels, checking waders for holes, and practicing casting. Most anglers who get trout fever get rid of…