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Category Archives: Saltwater Fishing

South Carolina Weekly Tidetable – 9/22/2008

Tides at Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) Get specific tide information for various SC stations. MONDAY, September 22 01:50AM 5.0 H 08:01AM 0.4 L 02:33PM 6.1 H 09:04PM 1.1 L TUESDAY, September 23 03:00AM 5.0 H 09:09AM 0.5 L 03:42PM 6.1 H 10:09PM 1.0 L WEDNESDAY, September 24 04:10AM 5.2 H 10:16AM…


Annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep Litter Cleanup Set For Sept. 20 in S.C.

A Star Wars light saber, an apartment door, a fax machine, and yes, even the kitchen sink are among just some of the unusual items found during Beach Sweep/River Sweep, the largest one-day cleanup of the state’s waterways scheduled to take place Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon….


WDFW Now Accepting Proposals for Nearshore Restoration Projects

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting proposals from organizations seeking state funds for projects that would protect and restore natural shorelines and estuaries in Puget Sound. Applications and additional information about submitting proposals are available at http://www.pugetsoundnearshore.org/esrp.htm or by contacting Jenna Norman at 360-902-2658…


Federal Agencies to Propose Expanding Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon Population Protected by Endangered Species Listing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a proposal to redefine the endangered Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon to include fish found in other nearby areas. The proposal would expand the endangered designation to consist of Atlantic salmon populations from the Androscoggin River…


NOAA Proposes Critical Habitat for Southern Population of North American Green Sturgeon

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking public comment on a proposal that identifies critical habitat for a distinct group of North American green sturgeon that spawn in California’s Sacramento River but migrate along the west coast of Mexico, the United States, and Canada. In April 2006, NOAA’s Fisheries Service listed what…


East Coast Trap/Pot Fishermen Get More Time to Convert to Sinking Groundline

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced that East Coast trap/pot fishermen will get six additional months to switch from floating to sinking groundline – the line that connects multiple traps/pots when the gear is set. The conversion will help reduce the risk of entangling large whales in groundline and will be…


Salmon Fishing Opportunities Increase Along the Washington Coast Beginning Aug. 26

OLYMPIA – Anglers will be able to fish for salmon seven days a week along most of the Washington coast beginning Tuesday, Aug. 26, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today. The new rules will increase fishing opportunities at Westport (Marine Area 2), La Push (Marine Area…


Recent Fish Kills in Narragansett Bay Are Likely Due to a Combination of Factors, According to RI DEM

PROVIDENCE – Scientists with the Department of Environmental Management believe that the recent spate of fish kills in various parts of Narragansett Bay is likely due to a combination of natural factors and existing water quality conditions. As part of the Department’s ongoing Bay monitoring program, the Department has been…


Oregon Sport Anglers May No Longer Retain Cabezon

NEWPORT, Ore. – Sport boat anglers may not retain cabezon beginning Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Fishing for other bottomfish – such as most rockfish species, lingcod and greenling – remains open. Seven species of bottomfish, including cabezon caught by anglers in Oregon waters are managed under harvest caps – three…


Fay Could Become Hurricane, Forecasters Say

MIAMI, Florida (CNN) — Tropical Storm Fay moved over the western end of Cuba on Monday morning on its march toward the eastern Gulf of Mexico and Florida Keys, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said Fay could increase to near hurricane…