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Tag Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Upper Red Lake of MInnesota Seeing Walleye Regulations Change on Dec. 1

10/28/2009 – Upper Red Lake walleye anglers still can keep four fish beginning Dec. 1, but all walleye 17-to 26-inches in length must be immediately released. Anglers can keep one walleye longer than 26 inches. “Winter angling pressure has been consistently higher than open-water fishing pressure, making the adjustment back…


Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters Open Oct. 1 in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will implement delayed-harvest regulations on 22 trout waters in 15 western North Carolina counties on Oct. 1, including two new streams, Wilson Creek, a 3.5-mile stream in Caldwell County and Mill Creek, a 0.7- mile stream in McDowell County. Before Oct. 1,…


Arkansas’ DeGray State Park Fishing Contest is Open to Anyone

BISMARCK – Do you have a hankering to do a little fishing? Get to DeGray Lake Resort State Park on Saturday, Sept. 12, and you may win a prize as well as having some fun. The Hook, Line, and Sinker Fishing Derby at DeGray Park will be at Pond 7…


Regional Director Stephen Guertin Announces the Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery Pond Liner Project

Riverdale, ND – Today Mountain-Prairie Regional Director Stephen Guertin announced that Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery in North Dakota will receive more than $920,000 in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The funding will support recreational fishing opportunities in the Midwest by investing in pond liners at the…


Cooperative Releases Strategic Plan for Lake Champlain Fisheries

The Lake Champlain Fish and Wildlife Management Cooperative today announced the availability of a final Strategic Plan for Lake Champlain Fisheries. The Strategic Plan, which was prepared by the Cooperative’s Fisheries Technical Committee, provides a framework for implementing the Cooperative’s coordinated fisheries management programs. It outlines fish community goals and…


NY DEC Announces Completion of the Freshwater Angler Survey

Information Will Be Used To Help Make Fisheries Management Decisions The 2007 New York State Freshwater Angler Survey, which provides valuable insight on fishing trends and resource management, is now available, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today. The survey is conducted periodically in order to…


Michigan’s Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery Visitor Center Hosts 10th Annual Fish Festival July 18-19

“Fish on!” These exciting words will reverberate through the grounds of the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery on July 18-19, as dozens of youngsters catch a steelhead trout or even a muskie from the half-acre show pond. It’s all part of the hatchery’s 10th Annual Fish Festival. Admission is free….


Utah is Ready to Raise Its Own Tiger Muskies

1,000 true muskies released in Lee Kay ponds One of the largest sport fish in the country will soon be raised right here in Utah. On June 16, a total of 1,000 true muskies from Nebraska were stocked into ponds at the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range in Salt Lake…


Pike Lake Attracting Indiana Anglers

A recent Indiana Department of Natural Resources fisheries survey report shows angler numbers are up Pike Lake. The report summarizes the results of an angler creel survey conducted last summer by DNR fisheries biologists. Pike Lake is a 228-acre natural lake located in the City of Warsaw.  A city park…


Many Sierra Trout Waters Open April 25 in California

One of California’s biggest trout fishing openers is coming up on April 25. Numerous waters opening April 25 are already planted with 8-12 inch-long catchable size trout. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will plant roughly nine million rainbow trout state-wide in 2009 providing outstanding angling opportunities. Many families…