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Island Beach State Park

26th Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament Set For Sunday, May 21 at Island Beach State Park

NEW CATEGORY FOR HIGH-SCHOOL-AGED ANGLERS ADDED FOR CONTEST (17/P47) TRENTON – The competition for the 26th Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament on Sunday, May 21 at Island Beach State Park will be a bit stronger this year with the addition of a new participation category for high-school-aged students, Department of…


Knowing How To Catch A Giant  Tarpon Is Half The Battle

Knowing How To Catch A Giant Tarpon Is Half The Battle

By Justin Wallheiser Have you ever felt the power of a large tarpon as it surges into the air and displays jaw-dropping acrobatics? Even for seasoned tarpon anglers, that first jump sends a rush of adrenaline through their veins like nothing else. Tarpon fishing in Florida has no equal, so…


Pump Failure Kills Fall-Run Chinook Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility

Pump Failure Kills Fall-Run Chinook Salmon at Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility

An estimated 200,000 to 300,000 fall-run Chinook salmon were killed early yesterday morning at the Feather River Fish Hatchery – Thermalito Facility due to a pump failure from a faulty wire. More than two million remaining salmon at the facility will be released over the next month as they reach…


Big Time Texas Hunts Entries Now on Sale

Big Time Texas Hunts Entries Now on Sale

AUSTIN— The upcoming hunting seasons may still be months away, but starting today you can  enter the Big Time Texas Hunts drawing to win one or more of nine premium guided hunt packages. These exclusive packages include food, lodging, a professional guide, as well as taxidermy in some cases. The…


High Water and Habitat Come Together For Greers Ferry Fish

High water and habitat come together for Greers Ferry fish HEBER SPRINGS – Recent rainfall has elevated the water at Greer’s Ferry Lake a good 7-8 feet above its normal level. Recent electrofishing by Arkansas Game and Fish Commission personnel indicate improving numbers now for largemouth and smallmouth bass. And…


A Hartford City Police officer shares a smile with a young angler who just caught his first fish!

Cops and Bobbers, Hooks and Ladders: Fishing With A Purpose!

As National Police Week starts, Jennifer Lapis, Visitor Services Manager at Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge in New England, tells us about a great program that combines fishing and community outreach. She took the photos, too! At first glance, a large group of police officers walking around…


Wheeler Lake Readies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

Wheeler Lake Readies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship

FLORENCE, Ala. – The best weekend anglers from across the country fishing the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American won’t be the only anglers competing in Alabama next week. College fishing teams from across the country will also be heading to Wheeler Lake in Florence, Alabama, May 31-June…


Perfect Pairs: Complement Your National Park Trip with a Stop at a Nearby Wildlife Refuge

Perfect Pairs: Complement Your National Park Trip With A Stop At A Nearby Wildlife Refuge

Complement your national park trip with a stop at a nearby wildlife refuge Visiting a national park this summer? Pair it with a side trip to a less discovered cousin – a national wildlife refuge. The National Wildlife Refuge System, part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, protects natural…


Bio Blitz at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center will be held Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pretend To Be A Biologist at Cape Nature Center’s Bio Blitz May 6

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Bio Blitz at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center is the perfect opportunity to get a glimpse of what conservation biologists do. The free event will be held Saturday, May 6, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and participants will explore…


MDC’s Discover Nature-Fishing program is accepting enrollments for classes in Forest Park in St. Louis and the Busch Conservation Area in St. Charles.

MDC’s Discover Nature—Fishing Classes \Ramp Up in St. Louis area

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—“If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles,” said cartoonist Doug Larson. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants to help families and kids concentrate on the “important things in life” by helping them to get out fishing.  It…