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Biologists Ask Anglers to Report Tagged Largemouth Bass in Florida

10/29/2009 – Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the University of Florida need assistance with a statewide largemouth bass research study. This year-long project is an interactive way for the public to help biologists obtain critical information necessary to manage…


Over 181,400 Pounds of Fish Stocked in Arkansas’s Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 2.3 million fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during June, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 181,400 pounds. June stockings: Aldersgate Methodist Camp, Pulaski County, 600 catchable channel catfish…


Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces Winners

ATHENS, Texas — The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center has announced the winners in the 2009 State-Fish Art Contest. The 624 entries received was the largest number ever entered from a single state in this national contest, which is sponsored by Wildlife Forever of Brooklyn Center, MN. Winners in the 4-6…


New Hours Offer Chattahoochee Trout Anglers More Opportunity in Georgia

Previously open to anglers from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Georgia Power now has extended its access hours for the Morgan Falls Dam area of the Chattahoochee River from dawn to dusk. The new hours allow anglers more convenient times to hook a string of rainbow or brown trout. Trout…


Choke Canyon ShareLunker Breaks Drought

ATHENS, Texas — The dry spell is over. Three weeks passed during the height of the big bass season without a single entry into the ShareLunker program, but that ended April 9 when Dennis Segner of Fredericksburg caught a 13.17-pound largemouth from Choke Canyon Reservoir. Segner’s fish became the 16th…


L.D.W.F. Stocks New Orleans City Park With Florida Largemouth Bass

This week the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Office of Fisheries stocked a total of 252 adult Florida largemouth bass into the New Orleans City Park lagoon system. These fish had previously been used as brood stock at the LDWF Booker Fowler Fish Hatchery in Forest Hill to produce…


11 March, 2009 – Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501)223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for March 11, 2009. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or e-mail…


This Big One Didn’t Get Away

Latest ShareLunker is one of a kind, and a heart-warming story too ATHENS, Texas—ShareLunker program manager David Campbell often says anglers who donate big bass to the program are the best conservationists in Texas, and that statement is backed up by what happened at Lake Fork Saturday. Guide James Caldemeyer…


Babying Big Bass – How You Handle a Lunker Impacts Its Chances of Survival

ATHENS, Texas—One of the biggest factors that influences the survival of fish entered into the ShareLunker program is how those fish are handled and cared for prior to being picked up by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees. ShareLunker handling and care tips on the TPWD web site emphasize…


Amazing Lake Conroe Does It Again

Fourth ShareLunker of the year comes from lake ATHENS, Texas—The water temperature may be only 61 degrees, but Lake Conroe is on fire. Thursday afternoon the lake just north of Houston churned out its fourth ShareLunker of the current season, a 13.8-pound largemouth bass caught by Renee Linderoth of Conroe….