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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Builds Mass Marking Program for Great Lakes Trout and Salmon

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Midwest Region this October received the first of a series of automated fish tagging trailers – an initial step in the development of a mass marking program that will eventually mark or tag all salmon and trout stocked into U.S. waters of the…


First Fish Stocked From Newly Renovated Hatchery in Wisconsin

WILD ROSE – The first fish raised in the new $15.9 million coldwater facilities at Wild Rose State Fish Hatchery are being stocked in Lake Michigan waters this week and next, marking an important milestone for the century-old fish hatchery and Wisconsin’s stocking program. The new facilities were dedicated last…


DEC Adopts New Freshwater Fishing Rules for 2008-2010 Seasons

Changes to Become Effective October 1, 2008 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced the finalization of changes to freshwater fishing regulations for the 2008-2010 seasons. These new regulations will become effective on October 1, 2008, and enhance fishing opportunities for anglers across New…


New State Record Bluegill In Wyoming

CHEYENNE – One of Wyoming’s long-standing fish records was broken last month with the catch of a new state record bluegill, besting a record that has stood for 20 years. Wheatland angler Rod Horsley caught the record 1.92 lb. fish on a fly rod from a stock pond near Lusk…


Youth-only Fishing Day at the Homer Spit in Alaska, Saturday August 16

A portion of the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on the Homer Spit will be open to fishing only by youths 15 years of age and younger on Saturday, August 16, from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. The youth-only fishing area will be posted. The remainder of the Fishing Lagoon will…


Sturgeon Hook and Line Season To Open In Wisconsin Sept. 6 With New Regulations

MADISON – The 2008 hook and line season for lake sturgeon opens Sept. 6 on major river systems statewide, with rule changes aimed at assuring the future of the state’s sturgeon fisheries. The season has been shortened and ends Sept. 30, and the minimum length for harvesting sturgeon has been…


Bighead Carp Claims Unrestricted State Record

STUTTGART – A 70-pound fish on the end of bowfishing line conjures tales of the Amazon or maybe Africa. Greg Mitchell’s tale comes from Arkansas County. Mitchell, of Roe, got a draw on a 70-pound, 8-ounce bighead carp July 31 and managed to land it near Wilson Bridge on Wilson…


Kenai River Sockeye Salmon Limit Reduced

The sockeye salmon bag and possession limit will be reduced to one fish upstream of the Kenai River sonar counter located at river mile 19, effective 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, August 6. The Kenai River sonar counter is located approximately two river miles below the Sterling Highway Bridge crossing of the…


Test Results Show VHS Fish Disease Hasn’t Spread in Wisconsin

MADISON – All planned testing of wild fish for VHS fish disease has been completed for 2008, and results show that so far, the deadly fish virus has not spread in Wisconsin and that state waters have not suffered the kind of fish kills once feared. Fish from 67 different…


Commercial Greenlings Fishery Season Set to Close Aug. 18, 2008

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has announced that the commercial fishery for greenlings (genus Hexagrammos) will close Monday, Aug. 18, 2008 at 12:01 a.m. Based on recent landing receipts and dockside tabulation efforts, DFG expects that by Aug. 18, the annual commercial allocation of 3,400 pounds of greenling…