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NOAA Begins National Survey of the Economic Contributions of Saltwater Angling

NOAA is again surveying saltwater anglers across the nation to update and improve estimates of the overall economic contributions of saltwater recreational fishing to the U.S. economy.   “The money that millions of recreational anglers spend on fishing trips each year produces tens of thousands of jobs and billions in…


Wisconsin Early Catch and Release Trout Season Opens March 5

MADISON – These are the good old days of fishing: anglers venturing out for the early catch-and-release trout season that opens March 5 should generally find more fish and more miles to fish than in the past 60 years. “Trout abundance is at or near all-time highs on most waters…


New State Law Allows for Lifetime License Transfers in New York

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced a new state law that allows for the one-time transfer of lifetime hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses under certain circumstances. Previously, lifetime licenses could not be transferred to another individual, regardless of the situation. Under the new law, lifetime…


Texas Big Bend Region Fishing Reports for Week of 2/23/11

Water Body Report AMISTAD Water clear; 67–71 degrees; 0.27′ high. Black bass are good on spinnerbaits, crankbaits, lizards, worms, and jerkbaits. Striped bass are good on crankbaits, jigging spoons, and minnows. White bass are good on crankbaits, jigging spoons, and minnows. Catfish are fair on cheesebait, shrimp, and nightcrawlers. Yellow…


Texas Hill Country Region Fishing Reports for Week of 2/23/11

Water Body Report BUCHANAN Water clear; 53–59 degrees; 10.78′ low. Black bass are fair on watermelon Whacky Sticks on jigheads, Rattlin’ Rogues, and Carolina rigged chartreuse lizards along ledges in 15 – 25 feet. Striped bass are fair trolling chartreuse Curbs striper jigs and Rattlin’ Rogues, and drifting live bait…


South Texas Plains Region Fishing Reports for Week of 2/23/11

Water Body Report BRAUNIG Water clear. Black bass are good on crankbaits and dark soft plastic worms near the dam. Striped bass are good on liver and shad at Dead Tree Point. Redfish are slow. Channel catfish are good on shrimp, cheesebait, and cut bait near the discharge. Blue catfish…


Texas Gulf Coast Region Fishing Reports for week of 2/23/11

Water Body Report NORTH SABINE Trout and redfish are fair while drifting mud and shell. Trout are fair for waders on the Louisiana shoreline on slow–sinking plugs. SOUTH SABINE Redfish are fair on the edge of the channel on mullet. Sheepshead and black drum are good at the jetty on…


Texas Piney Woods Region Fishing Reports for week of 2/23/11

Water Body Report BOB SANDLIN Water off color; 54–62 degrees; 3.06′ low Black bass are fair to good on wacky rigs, spinnerbaits and Senkos. White bass are good on slabs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Catfish are fair to good on trotlines. CADDO Water murky; 55–63 degrees; 0.52′…


Texas Prairies & Lakes Region Fishing Reports for week of 2/23/11

Water Body Report ATHENS Water lightly stained, 52–63 degrees; 0.8′ low. Black bass are fair to good on tubes, Texas rigged lizards and Rat–L–Traps. Crappie are fair on minnows and jigs with a few fish moving towards the creeks. Bream are fair to good on live worms. Catfish are good…


North Arkansas Fishing Report February 17, 2011

White River Sportsman’s White River Resort (870-453-2424) said the water is clear and at normal levels. Five generators are running. Fishing is good to excellent on Power Bait and sculpins. Randy Oliver at www.randyoliverguide.com (901-832-1903) said one to two generators are running right now. Guide Davy Wotton had no report….