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Tag Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Millsite Reservoir, a great spring fishery

PRICE, UTAH—While most water bodies in Carbon and Emery counties lay under a sheet of ice in mid-March, Millsite Reservoir has opened, and presents an opportunity for some excellent early spring fishing. Millsite Reservoir is the centerpiece of Millsite State Park and offers a diversity of recreational opportunities, including camping,…


New York’s Freshwater Fishing Season Kicks off with April 1 Trout and Salmon Opener

Conditions Will Be Tough for Early Season Anglers in Most Areas of the State Unlike last year when opening day trout anglers were greeted with relatively tranquil conditions, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) informs this winter’s heavy snows and resultant high, cold stream conditions will not…


Toyota ShareLunkers 521, 522 Come from Gilmer, Caddo

Caddo fish is a repeat from last season; Gilmer fish is new lake record ATHENS—Gilmer Reservoir sent a new lake record largemouth bass to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) March 17, and the next day Caddo Lake sent the existing lake record largemouth to Athens for the second year…


Walleyes abound in Sylvan and Winona lakes

COLUMBIA CITY – Anglers could catch more walleyes than ever before at two northeast Indiana lakes this spring. According to the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW), Sylvan Lake in Rome City and Winona Lake in Warsaw contain two of the highest walleye densities in the region. During sampling…


Free Rainbow Trout Harvest at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) are invited to harvest rainbow trout at no charge from now through the end of the season in late April. Regular admission charges will still apply, but no additional fee will be charged for harvesting rainbow trout. Up to five rainbow trout…


Area lakes stocked for spring break fishing

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect time to take the kids fishing. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is stocking the following lakes and reservoirs with plenty of legal-sized rainbow trout in time for spring break. Coos and Curry counties: Bradley…


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…


Golden Alga Fish Kill on Lake Granbury Spreads Downriver

ATHENS — A toxic golden alga bloom on Lake Granbury that began the first week of January 2011 appears to be heading down the Brazos River toward Lake Whitney. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Kills and Spills team and personnel with the Brazos River Authority have been conducting…


Anglers are Preparing for Vermont’s Spring Trout Fishing

Anglers are Preparing for Vermont’s Spring Trout Fishing WATERBURY, VT – Vermont’s traditional trout fishing season opens Saturday, April 9 this year, and anglers are looking forward to some great fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout in the Green Mountain State’s lakes and streams. “Willoughby River steelhead provide a…


No change in Mille Lacs walleye slot, northern pike regulation relaxed

Anglers who fish Lake Mille Lacs will need to follow the same walleye regulations as in 2010, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).The season will open Saturday, May 14, with a regulation that will allow anglers to keep up to four walleyes less than 18 inches, which…