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Tag Archives: Fishing

New Walleye Regulation at Mille Lacs Lake; Good Fishing Expected

Anglers who fish Mille Lacs Lake during the 2012 season will be able to keep walleye less than 17 inches in length, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This is a change from last year’s regulation that allowed keeping of walleye less than 18 inches. The 17-…


Arizona’s Official Fishing Guide arrives in time for the New Year

Arizona’s Official Fishing Guide is hot off the presses and ready for purchase online from Arizona Highways Magazine or at Costco stores. This “official” fishing guide for Arizona was a joint project between Arizona Highways and the Arizona Game and Fish Department. It was the first major collaboration between Arizona’s…


Public can comment on review of federal sea lion science

The scientists’ draft report is posted for review on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/conservation/steller_sealions/. A public meeting has also been scheduled Aug. 22 at 9 a.m. to discuss the panel’s findings at the Anchorage Hilton hotel, 500 West Third Ave. The panel of four…


Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season application deadline August 1

OSHKOSH – Sturgeon spearers have until Aug. 1 to apply for a 2012 Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing lottery tag. Participation in the Upriver Lakes sturgeon spearing season on Lakes Butte des Morts, Winneconne and Poygan, is controlled through a lottery. Those people selected in the lottery will be notified by…


Skokomish River salmon fishery opens in August with similar regulations as last year

OLYMPIA – The recreational salmon fishery on the Skokomish River will get under way Aug. 1 downstream of the Highway 106 Bridge and Aug. 2 upstream of the bridge to the Highway 101 Bridge under regulations similar to last year. State and tribal co-managers recently reached agreement on salmon fisheries…


Enjoy Fourth of July Weekend in Michigan State Parks

This year the family can experience a traditional Americana celebration of Independence Day with a weekend filled with camping, cookouts and special events in Michigan state parks. Help the kids deck out their bikes in red, white and blue and parade through the campgrounds. Take part in games and fishing…


DEC Reminds New Yorkers of Upcoming Free Fishing Weekend

No Fishing License Required This Saturday and Sunday State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today reminded New Yorkers that this weekend, June 25-26, has been designated “Free Fishing Weekend” in New York State. “In effort to increase fishing participation in New York State, this weekend is an…


Snake River chinook fishing closes this weekend

OLYMPIA – The fishery for spring chinook salmon on the Snake River will close this weekend due to high catch rates over the past week that have pushed the total harvest near the limit for the season. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today that spring chinook…


Gulf Shrimp Season Closing May 15

AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday, May 15 until an unspecified time in July. The closing date is based on samples collected by the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife…


DEP Offers New Opportunity for Connecticut River Anglers

Connecticut River Bonus Striped Bass Program to run from May 6 through June 30 Free vouchers to be issued for over 4,000 striped bass The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the establishment of the Connecticut River Bonus Striped Bass Program to allow anglers to take “bonus” fish…