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Tag Archives: Freshwater Fishing

MDWFP Fisheries Bureau Releasing Florida Strain Bass Throughout the State

Jackson – In accordance to a detailed management plan, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks fisheries bureau recently released Florida strain bass at seven lakes statewide. Three additional stockings are set for later this summer. Ross Barnett Reservoir, Eagle Lake, Oktibbeha County Lake, Geiger Lake, Columbus Lake, Aberdeen…


Handful of Anglers Anticipate Noodlin’ Season

Handfishing season runs June 15-Aug. 31; only flathead catfish may be taken; other restrictions apply PRATT — The Kansas handfishing season — often referred to as “noodling” — opens June 15, and die-hard outdoorsmen are looking forward to the opportunity to take flathead catfish using this unconventional method. Although such…


Agencies to Sample Creeks in Continued Search for Northern Snakehead

LITTLE ROCK – Several state and federal agencies will be sampling Big Creek and Cox Cypress Creek in eastern Arkansas next week as part of the continuing effort to discover the extent of the northern snakehead infestation. Fisheries biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, along with representatives from…


Stockings Will Resume After Mike Freeze England Community Fishing Pond Repairs Are Completed

ENGLAND – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission fish stockings of the Mike Freeze England Community Fishing Pond have been suspended due to a leak in the lake. Stocking will resume once the leak is fixed and the lake is refilled. Originally, the lake was losing about 2,000 gallons of water…


DNR To Survey Lakes in the Grand Marais Area

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be surveying several lakes and streams in the Grand Marais area (Cook County) during the next few months. Survey results are used to evaluate fisheries management efforts and to determine whether additional efforts are needed. Results are also used to update individual…


Go Fish, No License Needed

The one day each year that a fishing license is not required for anyone is Free Fishing Day – this year on Saturday, June 7. Free fishing includes salmon; anglers don’t need a license or salmon permit, but they are still subject to all bag and possession limits. To go…


Hearing Set for Proposed Rules on 2009 Freshwater Fishing; Bass Tournaments

CONCORD, N.H. — Freshwater anglers take note: The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 18, 2008, at 6:30 p.m., at Fish and Game headquarters on Hazen Drive in Concord, regarding proposed changes in the regulations affecting 2009 freshwater fishing in New Hampshire…


New Campaign Launched to Lure Anglers to Benefits of Freshwater Fishing in New Jersey

TRENTON – If it’s been a while since you’ve gone fishing in New Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection has a special message for you: We want you back. That’s the upshot of a newly launched direct-mail and radio-advertising campaign that invites anglers to rediscover the pleasures of freshwater fishing…


Mississippi Anglers Get Three Days of Free Fishing

JACKSON – Mississippi is observing National Fishing and Boating Week June 1-8 by waving fishing fees and boat launching to fish for anglers on Mississippi State Fishing Lakes and State Park Lakes for three weekend days, June 1, 7 and 8. A valid Mississippi freshwater fishing license or proof of…


Bass Study on Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole Receives Second Stocking

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will stock 19,000 hatchery-reared largemouth bass, implanted with coded wire tags, in Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole May 28. The lake is the scene of a unique research project that compares growth and survivability rates of stocked bass with those of wild largemouths.  …