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Category Archives: Saltwater Fishing

Ocean Salmon Fishery Opens June 1 With a Focus on Chinook, Conservation

OLYMPIA – The sport fishery for salmon begins June 1 off the southern coast of Washington, where the first anglers of the season will cast off from Westport and Ilwaco a full month earlier than usual. On June 3, salmon fishing begins on the north coast out of LaPush and…


1st Round Results 2008 Governor’s Cup–Edisto Marina

The 2008 South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series got underway last weekend at the annual Edisto Marina Billfish Tournament. This year commemorates the 20th season of the Governor’s Cup Billfishing Series, a program coordinated by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that has accomplished much towards the promotion and…


New Gulf Reef Fish Gear Requirements Coming Soon

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that new rules go into effect June 1 requiring all people fishing from a vessel in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida for any reef fish species to carry and use circle hooks, dehooking devices and venting tools. These new…


Pacific Salmon Treaty Negotiators Reach Agreement

(Juneau) – The Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC) today announced an agreement on a ten-year extension of fishery arrangements under the Pacific Salmon Treaty.  The agreement addresses a number of salmon fisheries in Southeast Alaska, including those near the British Columbia/Alaska border and on several rivers that cross between the two…


Volunteers, Boats Sought for June 21 Inland Bays Cleanup

The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section in Sussex County, along with the Center for the Inland Bays and the Division of Parks and Recreation, will be hosting the Fourth Annual Cleanup of the Inland Bays beginning at 9 a.m. and finishing up about 3 p.m., Saturday, June…


Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative Creates New Reef Off Ocean City Coast With Retired New York City Subway Cars

OCEAN CITY, MD — Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative (MARI) partners including the Ocean City Reef Foundation, MTA New York City Transit, the town of Ocean City, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), placed 44 retired New York City subway cars off Maryland’s Atlantic coast for creation of a…


Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier Set to Re-Open on Friday

(Dover, Del.) DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation will re-open the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier in Lewes on Friday, May 23. The pier has been closed since April 29 while new fencing was installed to block off sections of the pier in need of repair. Eighteen of the pier’s pilings,…


L.D.W.F. Agents Discover Illegal Seafood Shipments in Orleans Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a Jefferson Parish wholesale seafood dealer on May 12 for allegedly possessing unreported, farm-raised game fish and undocumented blue crabs at a New Orleans seafood processing facility.   Agents arrived at the seafood processing facility to perform an inspection, when…


South Carolina Weekly Tidetable – 5/19/2008

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 hrs.,9…


Catch the King of Fish — Brood Stock Atlantic Salmon

CONCORD, N.H. — Spring is here — flowers are blooming, birds are singing, black flies are biting and it’s time to fish for brood stock salmon.  The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is planning to release more than 1,500 Atlantic salmon into the Pemigewasset and Merrimack Rivers — three…