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L.D.W.F. To Participate in Lapsed Angler Program

In an effort to lure former Louisiana anglers back into the ranks of recreational fishing license holders, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has joined the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Lapsed Angler Program. LDWF will launch the campaign on May 28 and target approximately 70,000 lapsed…


North Carolina Regional Saltwater Fishing Reports – 5/25/2008

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, must obtain an Atlantic…


Idaho’s Chinook Salmon Forecast Scaled Back

Idaho fish managers have scaled back their estimates of the numbers of Chinook salmon expected to return this spring and summer, but they still expect enough fish to provide excellent fishing opportunities. “We’re still going to have a robust season,” Idaho Fish and Game fisheries head Ed Schriever told Fish…


DFG Announces Changes to Recreational Groundfish 2008 Fishing Regulations

Emergency regulations to restrict recreational fishing for groundfish in northern California to depths of less than 120 feet went into effect today. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced that the regulations are now effective in both state and federal waters. The new depth restriction began May 1 in…


FWC joins “Take Me Fishing” Campaign To Encourage Recreational Fishing

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) encourages families to enjoy fishing in Florida this summer and is working with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and 29 other states to get the word out. “The FWC is proud of Florida’s recreational fishing heritage and designation as Fishing…


Michigan Weekly Regional Fishing Reports

Thursday, May 8, 2008 Recreational Fishing Report Great Lakes temperature map The walleye, northern pike and muskellunge opener for the Upper Peninsula inland waters not otherwise closed to fishing, waters of the Great Lakes and the St. Mary’s River will open on May 15th. Anglers are reminded that the early…


N.C. Regional Saltwater Fishing Reports

Northern District  Dare, Hyde, Currituck, & Beaufort Counties Contact: Brian Melott April 27, 2008 For the 2008 fishing year, all owners/operators of vessels recreationally fishing for and/or retaining regulated Atlantic Highly Migratory Species (HMS) (Atlantic tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish) in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea,…


Louisiana “No License Required” Fishing Weekend

The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission officially proclaimed June 7 and 8 “No License Required” fishing days for Louisiana citizens and visitors during their May 1 meeting.  The promotional fishing dates are provided for novices and non-anglers as an opportunity to experience recreational fishing. The program provides the public with…


Sterile Walleye Stocked in Southwest Colorado Reservoirs

As an experimental project aimed at protecting native fish and expanding recreational fishing opportunities in western Colorado, the Colorado Division of Wildlife has stocked sterile walleye in Puett and Narraguinnep reservoirs near Cortez. Stocking of the sterile fish in these southwest Colorado reservoirs will continue annually for five years.  …


Groundfish Regulation Changes Reconsidered for North Coast, Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas Will Not Be Implemented on May 1

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today that it will not implement Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas (YRCAs) under 2008 groundfish regulations. The decision was made due to concerns that additional fishing restrictions could have a negative impact on local communities already burdened with salmon closures. “Because the department…