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Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

New deadline for submission of nominations is November 1 ATHENS, Texas — Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through November 1 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. The nominee must be a Texan or Texas…


Florida

Gov. Scott, FWC add 4 more license-free fishing days to calendar in Florida

TALLAHASSEE – Today, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced four additional license-free fishing days. Governor Scott said, “Florida’s license-free fishing days are the perfect opportunity for people to try, or introduce a friend to, some of the finest fishing in the world. Florida’s recreational…


The 2013-14 Freshwater Sports Fishing Regulation Pamphlet Issued for California

The 2013-14 Freshwater Sports Fishing Regulation Pamphlet Issued for California

Changes this year include new regulations on sturgeon, salmon and steelhead retention, new areas where hatchery trout or steelhead may be retained, and a black bass slot limit removal on five waters. Regulation changes are highlighted in the front of the pamphlet for quick reference. New sturgeon fishing regulations establish…


MDC to co-host free fishing clinic Aug. 20 at Little River Conservation Area

KENNETT, MO — A free fishing clinic for kids of all ages is scheduled for Aug. 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jerry P. Combs Lake on the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Little River Conservation Area. Conservation Agent Eric Heuring says the event will help teach…


Cleveland Angler Sets New State Catch-and-Release Record for Alligator Gar

ATHENS—Joseph Williams of Cleveland, Texas, fishes the Trinity River below Lake Livingston dam about 30 weekends a year, trying to catch big alligator gar and release them alive. In April he landed a 200-pound-plus monster that did not survive and became the rod and reel record for the Trinity, but…


Anglers to Target Grass Carp on Lake Conroe

Bow and rod-and-reel anglers will remove excess carp to aid native aquatic vegetation restoration ATHENS—Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries staff has partnered with the Texas Bowfishing Association (TBA) and the Texas BASS Federation Nation (TBFN) to conduct a grass carp removal tournament on Lake Conroe Saturday and…


National Fishing Day June 4 at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) in Athens will kick off National Fishing and Boating Week by making a family fishing trip affordable with free admission for kids 12 and under plus free fishing for the whole family and free hot dogs and drinks from 9:00 a.m. to…


Bighead carp caught in St. Croix River

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed a 27-pound bighead carp was caught in the St. Croix River on Monday, April 18 by a commercial fisherman. Bighead carp are among several invasive Asian carp species that could cause serious damage to Minnesota’s native fish species and aquatic ecosystems….


Spring serves walleye on the rocks

KANSAS CITY Mo — A toothy fish with glassy eyes is about to tempt anglers who don’t mind hopping from rock to rock in the dark. Walleye spawn at night in rocky areas during early spring, primarily during the first two weeks of April in the Kansas City region. For…


Spring catfish stockings have begun at urban lakes in Arizona

Now that spring is here, Mr. Whiskers is returning to an Urban Fishing Program lake near you. The catfish season officially kicked off at all Urban Fishing Program lakes and ponds in the Phoenix and Tucson areas on Thursday, March 24, when all lakes received deliveries of 15- to 20-inch…