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Fish Fly the Skies in Helicopter Stocking Program in Wyoming

CASPER- Normally the only wildlife flying the friendly skies are on the tail of a Frontier airplane. But Aug. 3-6, thousands of fish from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s fish hatcheries were planted in Wyoming waters through helicopter stocking efforts. When lakes or streams are not accessible by road,…


New Jersey “Take Me Fishing” Program

The NJ DEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has joined forces with the national Take me Fishing campaign which encourages everyone to participate in the leisurely, family-friendly experience of fishing and enhance their appreciation of the natural world. Over the next year, New Jersey, alongside 29 states nationwide, will participate…


Angler Cheat Sheets Now Available

The Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) calls them the 2008 Angler Information Guides, but you can just call them your cheat sheets for the best fishing in Nevada. Each year NDOW puts together individual fact sheets for 79 of the state’s top waters that include stocking information, biologist forecasts for…


Tiger Muskie Challenge — Finding Fish That Are Free of Disease

Aquatic diseases in other parts of the country could affect tiger muskie fishing here in Utah. A tiger muskie is a cross between a Northern pike and a muskellunge (more commonly referred to as a “muskie”). Tiger muskies are sterile fish that can’t reproduce. Utah has a disease-free population of…


Mississippi County Lakes Are Stocked With Tilapia

JONESBORO – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has stocked two Mississippi County lakes with tilapia. Mallard Lake and Youth Lake received almost 10,000 of these exotic bream. This is the first year that tilapia have been stocked into Youth Lake. Youth Lake is a 17-acre lake that adjoins Mallard…


Delayed-Harvest Trout Waters Open under Hatchery-Supported Regulations on June 7

RALEIGH, N.C. – Anglers fishing in mountain waters designated as “delayed-harvest” can keep the trout they catch beginning at 6 a.m. on June 7, when regulations change to “hatchery supported.” Under hatchery-supported regulations, in effect through Sept. 30, anglers can keep a maximum of seven trout per day, with no…


DNR Wants to Create More Opportunities to Catch Muskie and Pike

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials are creating a management plan designed to increase angler opportunities to land trophy-sized muskellunge and northern pike. “Demand is growing but our supply is limited,” said Jason Moeckel, DNR Fisheries Operations Manager. “The purpose of this plan is to guide fisheries management so…


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.  …


Ask the Wyoming Game and Fish

Question When will you start stocking fish? Answer Chances are that if you live next to a water that is regularly stocked with catchable trout, it has already been stocked or will be stocked later this spring. Catchable trout are 8-10 inches long and are generally put in smaller waters…