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NYDEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing

NYDEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing

Season Opens May 1 with Full Season and Lower Size Limit The recreational fishing season for summer flounder will open May 1 and remain open through Sunday, September 29, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The flounder size limit is 19 inches and there is…


MDC staff and volunteers create new fish habitat at Smithville Lake by sinking trees at key locations near the lake shore.

MDC Sinks Trees in Smithville Lake To Help Fish and Anglers

You could call the second annual FISH Day at Smithville Lake a big splash for anglers. Actually, it was about 130 splashes as big trees were anchored down with concrete weights and shoved off barges into the lake on April 13. Each tree sinking to the bottom became new habitat…


Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Stunned by Gulf Council Snapper Vote

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Stunned by Gulf Council Snapper Vote

AUSTIN – In a stunning move Feb. 8, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council voted to recommend an emergency rule that could shorten the recreational red snapper fishing season in federal waters off the Texas coast to as little as 11 days from the planned 27 day season. The…


Spring Workshops IN Michigan Offer Current Research on Status of Lake Huron Fishery

The Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with Michigan Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension, USGS Great Lakes Science Center and local fishery organizations, will be participating in three regional workshops this spring highlighting research and information about Lake Huron’s fishery. Workshops are open to the public, and will provide…


NY DEC Announces Completion of the Freshwater Angler Survey

Information Will Be Used To Help Make Fisheries Management Decisions The 2007 New York State Freshwater Angler Survey, which provides valuable insight on fishing trends and resource management, is now available, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today. The survey is conducted periodically in order to…


DEC Announces Free Fishing Events Throughout the State

Regional Activities Offer Opportunities to Try Fishing New York State is among the nation’s premier, year-round fishing destinations, and to help newcomers or those interested in learning how to fish, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has scheduled free fishing events in communities across the state. These…


NOAA Report Shows Rich Diversity Across U.S. Fishing Communities

A new report by NOAA’s Fisheries Service detailing the diverse demographics of 222 American saltwater fishing communities will help the agency design management strategies that will lead to more sustainable fisheries. “Fisheries management depends on an understanding of how people in coastal communities interact with marine ecosystems and how their…


Centennial Program on Roanoke River Fisheries Management

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The 2009 Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar series at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education begins Feb. 11 with a program on fisheries management on the Roanoke River. Dr. Joe Hightower, of the North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at N.C. State University, will lead…


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…


Angler Trumps New State Record for African Pompano

A Mt. Pleasant angler has broken the saltwater marine game state record for an African pompano a mere 13 days after the 11 year record was recently trumped. Bryan Powell caught the 43 pound 8 ounce African pompano on Monday June 16th off the coast of Charleston near the Comanche…