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Tag Archives: Freshwater Fishing

Where’s The Fish In Utah?

More fish in northeastern Utah are tagged and released VERNAL — “Where’s the fish?” That’s what the sponsors of a new fishing event in the Uinta Basin are asking themselves right now. Utah’s first-ever Family Fishing Event started June 1. “We’re getting a little worried because no one has brought…


Researchers Work to Keep Rare Fish Off Endangered Species List

Joint release between the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Written by Gary Peeples, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ASHEVILLE, N.C. (June 30, 2008)–On the bank of the Little Tennessee River, downstream from the town of Franklin, biologists squeeze tiny yellow eggs from a fish…


Make a Catfish Fishery the Destination of Choice This Summer

Florida Fish Busters’ July 2008 By: Bob Wattendorf, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, with special thanks to Andy Strickland, FWC The living is easy in Florida this summer, and the catfish are abundant in the state’s fresh waters. Anglers from throughout the United States and from numerous countries around…


Horsepower Limit Raised on Pymatuning Lake in Ashtabula County

COLUMBUS, OH – Governor Ted Strickland signed legislation last week that increased the horsepower limit on Pymatuning Lake in Ashtabula County from 9.9 to 20 horsepower. The new rule was part of a comprehensive package of boater safety laws that went into effect on June 13. Pymatuning Lake’s 14,000 acres…


Woman Lake Included in Walleye Stocking Study

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries researchers, with help from local fisheries personnel, have launched a study to determine the optimum number of walleye fry that should be stocked back into four egg-source lakes including Woman and Winnibigoshish in Cass County, Otter Tail in Otter Tail County and…


Reminder! Horsepower Limits Raised on Wildlife Area Lakes in Knox, Williams, Defiance and Vinton Counties Beginning July 1

COLUMBUS, OH – Boaters and anglers are reminded that horsepower regulations on several state wildlife area lakes will increase on July 1. Beginning July 1, boats with motors greater than 10 horsepower will be allowed on Knox Lake in Knox County, Lake La Su An in Williams County, Oxbow Lake…


Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza Set For June 27-29

LITTLE ROCK – Registration is open for the 2008 Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza, the country’s largest amateur big bass tournament, which will be held on the Arkansas River for the ninth consecutive year, with this year’s dates June 27-29. Fishermen can register online at www.arkansasbigbass.com. The angler who lands the…


Search for Invasive Fish and Lethal Fish Disease Resumes in the Illinois Waterway

New Transmitter Technology Allows Real-time Tracking of Asian Carp Movements The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its federal, state and regional partners, including Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, will resume annual search efforts in the Illinois Waterway from the Chicago suburbs to near Havana, Ill., for three species of invasive fish,…


Mountain Lake Guide 2008 Edition Now Available

More than four decades ago, fisheries biologist Pat Marcuson started keeping meticulous notes on the natural lakes that dot the major mountain ranges of south central Montana. Fish species. Maximum, minimum and average fish size and weight. Stocking details. Availability of firewood and camp sites. Elevation and distance from trails….


High, Muddy Water No Problem for Catfishermen

LINCOLN, Neb. – Recent heavy rains, high water so murky it could pass for strong coffee, high humidity and the warmest temperatures so far this year, proved to be the right combination for catching catfish at Wagon Train Lake east of Hickman on Saturday morning, May 7 for three Lincoln…