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Spring Chinook Must Be Released on the Kalama River

Action:  Kalama River anglers must release all spring chinook salmon. Species affected:  Chinook salmon. Effective dates: May 29 through July 31, 2012. Location:  From the boundary markers at the mouth to the upper salmon hatchery.  Reason for action:  Through May 18, six hatchery adult spring chinook have returned to Kalama Falls Hatchery, well below…


Strong runs of Columbia River chinook, Puget Sound coho and pink salmon projected

OLYMPIA – Fishing prospects look bright this year for chinook in Washington’s ocean waters and the Columbia River, according to preseason salmon forecasts released today at a public meeting in Olympia. Opportunities for anglers also look good in Puget Sound, where coho and pink salmon runs are expected to be…


Minnesota DNR Comment Period Open through Feb. 24, 2011

(Released February 18, 2011) The public comment period remains open through Thursday, Feb. 24, for permanent rule changes proposed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) that affect fishing and issuing permits. Complete rule language, statement of need and reasonableness and rule notice can be found on the DNR…


Record-Breaking Alligator Gar in Mississippi

Who could top this Valentine’s Day surprise?? Looking  like a cross between an alligator, a fish and dinosaur, the alligator gar is the largest freshwater fish in America. And with two rows of teeth, the predatory fish is also terrifying. So you can imagine how shocked Kenny Williams was on…


Service Releases Record of Decision on South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released its Record of Decision (ROD) on the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The Service will implement the preferred Tidal Emphasis Alternative, (Alternative C) as described in the Final Environmental Impact Statement /…


NOAA Issues Final Guidance on Annual Catch Limits to End Overfishing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service issued final guidance on annual catch limits designed to help restore federally managed marine fish stocks and end overfishing. Annual catch limits are amounts of fish allowed to be caught in a year. The 2007 amendments to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act required fishery management…


Iowa Midwinter Ice Fishing

Written by Joe Wilkinson It wasn’t hard to see why Dave Wilson plunked his ice tent down, just around the corner from Lake Macbride’s main boat ramp. Around him, the ice was pock-marked with refrozen holes, drilled by ice anglers in the days before. Still, in 15 feet of water,…


Suggestions Sought on Indiana Fish, Wildlife Rules

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is seeking public suggestions as part of an ongoing comprehensive review and enhancement of fish and wildlife rules for the Department of Natural Resources. Substantive rule change suggestions can be made through a Web-based interactive form by going to IN.gov/nrc/ and clicking on…


Michigan’s Black Lake Sturgeon Spearing Guidelines Announced for 2009

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the drawing guidelines for the 2009 Black Lake sturgeon spearing season. Sturgeon spearing on Black Lake, located in Cheboygan and Presque Isle counties, will be limited to successful lottery participants selected by random drawing. The Black Lake sturgeon spearing season opens Feb. 7…


Coastal Land Preserved on 15th Anniversary of Major Oil Spill off Puerto Rico

422 Acre San Miguel Natural Reserve Protects Beachfront, Habitat for Fish, Turtles and Birds On the 15th anniversary of a million-gallon oil spill that damaged the coastline of Puerto Rico, NOAA and partner organizations are celebrating the purchase of 152 acres to expand a coastal reserve near one of the…