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Boca Grande Pass Fishing Under Seasonal Conservation Measures

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that seasonal conservation measures regulating the use of fishing gear in Boca Grande Pass for the next three months took effect April 1. These rules apply each year during the height of the tarpon fishing season in the pass. The measures…


A Nevada Ladies Day in the Outdoors

The Las Vegas chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Nevada Department of Wildlife are hosting a special outdoor event just for the ladies, and there is still room for those women with an adventurous heart. The “Women in the Outdoors” workshop is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4,…


NDOW Says “Don’t Put That Boat Away Just Yet”

Just as Memorial Day marks the official beginning of the annual boating season on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, Labor Day marks the official ending. With their children heading back to school, many boaters put their boats away for the year. But that could be a big mistake. “Some of…


East Coast Trap/Pot Fishermen Get More Time to Convert to Sinking Groundline

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced that East Coast trap/pot fishermen will get six additional months to switch from floating to sinking groundline – the line that connects multiple traps/pots when the gear is set. The conversion will help reduce the risk of entangling large whales in groundline and will be…


Free Fly-tying Workship Offered Through NDOW

Want to tie your own flies? The Nevada Department of Wildlife will be holding a free fly-tying workshop at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 9. This hands-on, entry-level course will teach participants the basics of tying fishing flies. Students will learn what equipment, materials, and techniques are needed to create fishing…


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…


New FWC Rules Require Tags on Passive Fishing Gear

Passive fishing gear – things like trotlines, crab traps, bush hooks and other devices that catch fish in fresh water while the fisherman isn’t present – have to be tagged with the owner’s name and address under a new rule. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) adopted new…


June’s Diamond Jim Still On The Loose

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Anglers in Maryland have just 8 days left to catch June’s Diamond Jim rockfish as part of the 2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge. The lucky angler who catches the genuine June Diamond Jim, a chartreuse-tagged rockfish, in the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries from now until midnight on…


Maine Fishing Report For the Week beginning June 23, 2008

The Fish Report is written by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologists. Starting this week, the report will begin an alternating weekly schedule throughout the summer. For more fishing information, visit www.maine.gov/ifw. Region A – Southwestern Maine This past Sunday I had a ton of chores to do…


IDNR Announces Summer Urban Fishing Clinics

Clinics provide free fishing instruction and fun for kids (“Access to Fishing” gear also available) SPRINGFIELD, IL – Youngsters are invited to learn to fish and have a great time outdoors this summer by attending a free Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Urban Fishing Program fishing clinic, planned for…