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Free Kids’ Fishing Event at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Scheduled for June 1

Free Kids’ Fishing Event at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Scheduled for June 1

A free fishing event for kids 15 and younger will be held on Orde Pond at Camp Lejeune on June1 from 8 a.m. to noon. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and bait will be provided. The event is one of more than 35 kids’ fishing events supported by the…


54.3-pound Blue Catfish Sets New Mark for Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

54.3-pound Blue Catfish Sets New Mark for Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Jordan Rethmeier of Garland and his father often fish in Lake Zebco, the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s stocked casting pond. They’ve caught some big catfish, but Saturday, March 16, produced the biggest yet, a new water body record blue catfish. Jordan reeled in a 54.3-pound fish that was 47 inches…


Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival on April 6, 2013

LDWF and New Orleans City Park Present 66th Annual Big Bass Rodeo on April 6

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is once again teaming with New Orleans City Park for their 66th annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival. Spring is just around the corner, which means water temperatures are rising and largemouth bass activity is picking up.  In addition, the Department will be…


Tog Fishing – The Basics

Tautog fishing is at its best in the fall. Commonly called “tog”, tautog is one of the most challenging species to pursue while fishing over New Jersey’s Artificial Reefs. This fall the posession limit increases to six fish a day on November 16 (it is a one fish limit at…


Country Park Joins Tackle Loaner Program in North Carolina

GREENSBORO, N.C.  – No rod and reel? No problem! Anglers fishing in either of two 7.5-acre lakes at Country Park in Greensboro can borrow free loaner rods and reels on a first-come, first-serve basis now that the park has joined the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Tackle Loaner Program. The program…


Angler Reels in State Record Fish on Barbie Doll Rod and Reel

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2008) – That’s David Hayes’ story and he’s sticking with it.  The Wilkes County angler used his granddaughter’s Barbie Doll rod-and-reel combo — all 2 ½ feet of it — to reel in a new state record channel catfish that measured 2 inches longer than the…


Shortnose Gar Added to Arkansas Record List

LAMAR – Lindsey Lewis of Greenbrier put his name in the Arkansas fishing record book with a 4-pound, 7-ounce shortnose gar landed May 24. Lewis was fishing with a live crayfish in the Big Piney Creek arm of Lake Dardanelle when the 35-inch fish struck. It’s the first Arkansas shortnose…


Free Fishing Day Kids Derby Planned at Cave Lake

On Saturday, June 14, the Nevada Department of Wildlife will be hosting the annual Kid’s Free Fishing Day Derby at Cave Lake State Park. Registration starts at 8:00 am and the kids fishing derby runs from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There is no charge for the participants, though parents…


Free Fishing Day Kids Fishing Derby in Carlin

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) will be holding a non-competitive Kids Fishing Derby at the Chinese Garden Ponds in Carlin on Saturday, June 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 am. The derby is for children under 18, but everyone is welcome to come out and fish that day. This…


Go Fsih Ohio This Memorial Weekend

Lose the flatscreen, the Wii and the PC: It’s “in” to be out! COLUMBUS, OH – Warm weather may be arriving a bit late in most areas of Ohio, but this weekend the Buckeye State offers a wide variety of amazing spring fishing. From the north shores of Lake Erie…