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Tag Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Toyota ShareLunker 516: Falcon

ATHENS—Falcon International Reservoir produced its third Toyota ShareLunker of the season, its fourteenth overall and the twelfth entry into the ShareLunker program for the current season March 6. The fish was caught at 3:30 p.m. by Gene Patrin of Zapata in nine feet of 68-degree water. He was using a…


Learn to Fly Fish For Trout this Spring – Courses in Hooksett or Manchester

CONCORD, N.H. – This spring, learn how to fly fish for trout at a free course being conducted by the Merrimack River Valley Chapter – Trout Unlimited and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing Program.” The five-session course will be taught by certified “Let’s Go Fishing”…


Division of Fish & Wildlife announces spring trout stocking plans, with downstate start set for March 5

DOVER (March 4, 2011) – The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announced that its spring 2011 downstate trout season will begin Saturday, March 5 with the opening of two downstate ponds stocked with rainbow trout. On that date, Tidbury Pond near Dover in Kent County and Newton Pond outside…


Ice Forces Postponement of Special ‘Opening Day’ on Beaver County’s Hereford Manor Lakes

March 4, 2011 Harrisburg, PA – Tomorrow’s special “Opening Day” on the Hereford Manor Lakes in Beaver County has been postponed because the lakes remain covered with ice. The Fish and Boat Commission had planned to stock the lakes with trout to give anglers one last opportunity to fish before…


Gila Trout Season is Open at Frye Mesa Reservoir

On February 23, 2011, the first season for Gila trout in Arizona history opened at Frye Mesa Reservoir. The Arizona Game and Fish Department in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Forest Service, and Trout Unlimited volunteers, stocked the reservoir with about 800 Gila trout that came…


2010 N.H. Trophy Fish Winners Announced

CONCORD, N.H. — Don Miller, Fisheries Biologist and Trophy Fish Program Coordinator, has announced the winners of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s 2010 New Hampshire Trophy Fish Program.  For a full list of winning anglers and their catches, visit www.fishnh.com/Fishing/trophy_fish_2010.html. New Hampshire’s Trophy Fish Program provides anglers with…


Wanted: Spring Break Trout Anglers in Tyler, Texas

ATHENS—The Nature Center in Tyler has about a thousand rainbow trout that need a home on someone’s dinner table. Each year trout are stocked into The Nature Center’s pond for fishing events in January, and they need to be harvested before water temperatures rise to the point the fish cannot…


Florida’s Top Freshwater Fishing Destinations for 2011

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) freshwater fisheries biologists from across the state recently weighed in to suggest fishing sites that novice to expert anglers might want to try out in 2011 for a variety of species. Florida is the “Fishing Capital of the World” due to great resources…


New Report on Trout Fishing by U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

An old and familiar Chinese proverb states “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” According to Anna Harris, an economist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, if a man has learned to…


Environmental Impact Report released for proposal to restore Paiute cutthroat trout to Silver King Creek in Alpine County, California

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) released the final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) today for the Paiute Cutthroat Trout Restoration Project. DFG certified the EIR pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. DFG and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the Service) have jointly undertaken environmental review of…