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Free Fishing Weekend Great Time to “Take A Kid Fishing”

MADISON – It’s the perfect break from spring yard work and better yet, it’s free. “Fishing is free in Wisconsin on June 7 and 8 and there’s no better time nor place to take yourself, your kids, your friends or just yourself out on the water to cast a few,”…


Great News for Free Fishing; Scheduling Error in Your Favor, Get 2 Free Fishing Days

PHOENIX – Unlicensed anglers in Arizona are getting an unexpected late spring windfall – you can fish state waters without a valid fishing license on both June 7 and June 14 this year, said Arizona Game and Fish Department officials. “Since there has been some confusion on the ‘real’ free…


Fish for Free in Delaware Waters June 7 and 8

Have you been thinking of casting a line into that nearby stream or daydreaming about a sunny afternoon on the beach with your surf rod and reel, but just haven’t gotten round to purchasing your 2008 Delaware fishing license yet? To celebrate National Fishing Week, June 1-8, the Delaware Division…


Two Fish Per Person Per Day Red Snapper Limit in State Waters

The Marine Resources Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announces that, as per regulation, a two fish per person limit for red snapper will be in effect opening day of the Gulf red snapper season on June 1, 2008. The minimum size requirement is 16 inches…


Gulf Red Snapper Sport Season Reopens in Federal Waters

The recreational harvest season for red snapper in Gulf of Mexico federal waters opens on June 1 and will close on Aug. 5.  Gulf federal waters extend beyond nine nautical miles from shore off of Florida. The red snapper sport harvest season opened on April 15 in Gulf state waters…


Fishing Remains Popular, Drought an Increasing Concern

Despite North Dakota’s low water levels and ongoing drought concerns, fishing license statistics again show positive results. In 2007, residents and nonresidents purchased more than 170,000 North Dakota fishing licenses, and including children, about 200,000 people fished state waters. More than one in four residents ages 16 or older bought…


Free Fishing Weekend June 7-8

MADISON – Anglers can grab their friends and family and head out June 7-8 to cast a line into any of Wisconsin’s 15,000 lakes and 42,000 miles of rivers and streams fish without a license during Free Fishing Weekend. The first Saturday and Sunday each June, residents and non-residents of…


DNR courtesy boating inspections set during Memorial Day weekend

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will again be conducting courtesy safety inspections at some public boat landings. The Memorial Day holiday weekend is considered the first blast of summer and one…


Minnesota DNR Reminds Anglers of New and Changed 2008 Fishing Regulations

Several fishing regulations have been added or altered for 2008 and anglers need to be aware of the changes before heading out to fish Saturday, May 10, for the statewide walleye opener, said Ron Payer, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries section chief. Additions or changes for 2008: 2008…


Commercial Fisheries For Deepwater Groupers and Tilefishes in Louisiana Waters To Close 12:01 A.M. Local Time, May 10, 2008 Until January 1, 2009

The commercial fisheries for deepwater groupers and tilefishes in Louisiana waters will close at 12:01 a.m. on May 10, 2008, and will remain closed until Jan. 1, 2009.  The deepwater grouper assemblage includes misty, snowy, yellowedge, Warsaw grouper, and speckled hind.  The tilefish assemblage includes tilefish, goldface tilefish, blackline tilefish,…