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Oyster Season to Close Early in East Side of Calcasieu Lake

March 22, 2011 – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham issued an emergency order to close the oyster season in the east side of Calcasieu Lake (DHH Harvest Area 29) at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, March 25, 2011. The season was previously set by…


No traces of Asian carp found in Milwaukee waterways

MILWAUKEE — No traces of Asian carp DNA have been found in water samples collected from major Milwaukee waterways, according to the University of Notre Dame researchers who did the sampling. The researchers notified the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of the results in a letter last week. The DNR…


Is this Lake Powell’s year of the angler?

LAKE POWELL — Striped bass will be hungry in Lake Powell this year. And largemouth bass and crappie fishing at the lake could be phenomenal.Wayne Gustaveson, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources’ lead fisheries biologist at Lake Powell, says 2011 could be the “Year of the Angler” at the lake….


Lake Wichita Fishery Survey Results Good News for Anglers

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries office in Wichita Falls recently completed a gill net survey of hybrid striped bass and channel catfish populations at Lake Wichita, and the results are very encouraging. “The results exceeded our expectations,” said biologist Robert Mauk. “Our gill nets sampled a…


BIOLOGISTS ANGLING FOR WALLEYE FISHERMEN

Early spring walleye spawning attracts anglers, fisheries biologists PRATT — In late March and early April, walleye migrate to rocky shallows in Kansas reservoirs to spawn. At this time, anglers gather along rip-rapped dams hoping to catch large walleye by casting jigs, rattle traps, crank baits, and stick baits from…


FISHING ATLAS INDISPENSIBLE ANGLING AID

Atlas including maps of all public-access fishing areas now online; printed copies shipping March 9 PRATT, KS ­­— Warmer March weather is welcome news for Kansas anglers, and more good news may be found in the 2011 Kansas Fishing Atlas, now available for viewing and download from the Kansas Department…


Free online logbook unveiled for anglers to keep track of trips, catches

DOVER (March 15, 2011) – The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife has partnered with the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) to create an electronic logbook for use by all anglers who fish in Delaware waters so they can easily keep a running tally of their fishing trips and…


Fishing to heat up near the shore

Melting ice means hot fishing If you like to catch trout from the shore, start paying attention to Utah’s fishing reports—some of the best shore fishing of the year is about to begin. Ice is starting to pull away from shorelines at various mid-elevation waters around the state. As the…


Adult/youth fishing open at Bonneau Ferry (SC) through Oct. 31

Bonneau Ferry Wildlife Management Area (WMA), located near Cordesville in Berkeley County, is open for another season of fishing. This adult/youth only fishing area provides a great opportunity for the entire family to enjoy nature in a peaceful and less crowded environment than many other waterways. Fishing on Bonneau Ferry…


Texas Fish Records Program Sets Its Own Records

ATHENS—For many people, second only to the thrill of landing a trophy fish is seeing one’s name go into the record book for the catch. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Joedy Gray is the person in charge of making that happen, and with the cooperation and enthusiasm of Texas anglers,…