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Record Sauger Caught – First Record Fish of 2008

Donald Peyer of Whitewater reeled in a 6-pound, 4.8-ounce sauger on April 2 from the Mississippi River in Pierce County, establishing a new state record for sauger. MADISON — It didn’t take long for the first state record fish to fall in 2008. Donald Peyer of Whitewater reeled in a…


Sign Up for Summer Programs at Barry Conservation Camp: Outdoor Skills Sessions for Youth Ages 10-16

CONCORD, N.H. — Looking for a summer program that will get your kids outdoors and active?  Barry Conservation Camp is for youth who love the outdoors, prefer participating in a small camp and enjoy hands-on learning about outdoor skills, conservation and the environment. A weekly, overnight summer camp located in…


Smallmouth Bass Regulations Change on Lake Sharpe in 2008

PIERRE, S.D.—Anglers who fish on Lake Sharpe should be aware that the slot-size limit for smallmouth bass has changed for 2008. The 2008 Lake Sharpe smallmouth bass protected slot will require all fish greater than 14 inches but less than 18 inches in length to be released.  Harvest of one…


Upper Potomac River Advisory

ANNAPOLIS, MD– The Maryland Natural Resources Police has announced, based on information received from the National Weather Service and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), that boating and other recreational uses of the Upper Potomac River, including creeks and streams should be avoided at this time. The following is a…


Proper Measurement of Fish Critical to Fish and Fisherman

PIERRE, S.D.—The S.D. Game, Fish and Parks Department’s 2008 Fishing Handbook defines length of a fish as “the total length of a fish in inches, as measured in a straight line along a flat surface, from the tip of the snout to the tip of the tail.” Sometimes the instrument…


Over 88,000 Pounds of Fish Stocked in State’s Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 149,000 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during March, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 88,000 pounds. March stockings: Lake Catherine, Garland County, 6,813 catchable rainbow trout Entergy Park…


Kansas Forms Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus

TOPEKA — Sportsmen have an influential ally in the Kansas Legislature since formation of the Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus at the Topeka Country Club on March 25. The Kansas Caucus becomes the 35th state affiliated with the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC). A sportsmen’s caucus is formed by like-minded legislators…


Crystal River free Kids’ Fishing Clinic set for Feb. 23

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for the Crystal River Kids’ Fishing Clinic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling, Citrus County Parks and Recreation (CCPR) and the Sport…


Deadline for Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Camp is APRIL 15

CASPER – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants to remind Wyoming women that the application deadline for the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman camp is April 15. Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is an outdoor skills program offered by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department each summer.  Wyoming’s BOW camp will be…