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Fishing for Hatchery Steelhead on the upper Columbia River Begins Nov. 6

OLYMPIA – A hatchery steelhead fishery opens Nov. 6 on the upper Columbia River from Rocky Beach Dam upstream to 400 feet below Wells Dam, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today. Anglers will have a daily limit of two adipose-fin-clipped hatchery steelhead, which must measure at…


Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Creels; Aren’t They Old Fashioned Fish Baskets?

You might wonder why someone in a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) boat is stopping you and asking to participate in a “creel survey.” Two questions come to mind. What is a creel? And why does it require a survey? Very good questions – one answer involves tradition;…


South Dakota Artist Wins 2008 Federal Duck Stamp Contest

Wildlife artist Joshua Spies of Watertown, South Dakota, has won the 2008 Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest — the oldest and most prestigious wildlife art competition in America — with his depiction of a long-tailed duck.  H. Dale Hall, director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the winner…


Kansas State Parks Offer Off Season Bargains

Cabins, reduced prices, uncrowded conditions make parks attractive in fall and winter PRATT — Summer is over, but for many outdoorsmen and women, that doesn’t mean the end of Kansas state park visitation. Many hunters and anglers — and even campers looking for a cool-season adventure — take advantage of…


New Freshwater Drum State Record Certified in Kansas

Big Blue River catch breaks 26-year-old mark for species PRATT — A Blue Rapids angler has set a new Kansas record for freshwater drum. Bill Hull was fishing in the Big Blue River above Tuttle Creek Reservoir when he hooked the 31.5-pound fish on a trotline. The catch was 37…


Georgia DNR Adds DOT Acres to Manage for Hunting, Fishing, & Wildlife

In September of last year, a hunter in middle Georgia called the Georgia Department of Natural Resources saying he had just lost his hunting lease. Opening day was only a few weeks away and he was frantically searching for a place to hunt. Sound familiar? As land is sold, hunting…


Dodge #4 State Park Hosting ‘Last Chance Fishing Tournament’ on Cass Lake Michigan, Oct. 26

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that Dodge #4 State Park will host the “Last Chance Fishing Tournament” on Cass Lake on Sunday, Oct. 26. “This is the 20th annual Last Chance Fishing Tournament,” explained Doug Ratliff, organizer of the event. “We decided a few years ago to also…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 10/15/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501) 223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for Oct. 15, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or…


SC DNR Partners with National Guard for Successful Reef Deployment

For the 12th consecutive year, the S.C. Army National Guard has partnered with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to donate surplus materials to the Marine Artificial Reef program, a collaborative project known as Reef-Ex. DNR successfully deployed 24 armored personnel carriers (APC) to the Georgetown and Georgetown Nearshore…


Florida Fish Busters’ Bulletin – Fishing remains a fun, healthy tradition available to everyone

Freshwater fishing is one of the many outdoor recreational activities encouraged by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). The FWC views outdoor recreation as a tremendously beneficial opportunity that should be available to all residents and visitors, and it strives to provide quality fishing, hunting and wildlife-viewing opportunities. …