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Public Meeting July 16 on National Saltwater Angler Registry

DURHAM, N.H. — A new national saltwater angler registry will go into effect on January 1, 2009.  To help inform saltwater anglers in New Hampshire about the upcoming change, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will sponsor a public informational meeting about the national registry on July 16, 2008,…


Fish for Free Statewide on July 4

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 23, 2008)– Along with watching fireworks and grilling out, celebrate Independence Day by indulging in another favorite pastime, fishing — no license needed! From midnight until 11:59 p.m., on July 4, anyone — resident or non-resident — can fish in any public water, including mountain trout waters…


New Striped Bass and Mountain Trout Regulations Go into Effect July 1

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 18, 2008)– New regulations affecting striped bass anglers fishing in eastern North Carolina rivers and trout anglers fishing in public mountain trout waters will go into effect July 1. Two striped bass regulations, which were developed jointly by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the N.C. Division…


Early Events Could Forecast Busy Summer Season of Fish Kills for DNREC

On Tuesday, DNREC staff responded to a fish kill involving an estimated 30,000 young menhaden in Dirickson Creek, a tributary of Assawoman Bay near Fenwick Island. The cause was the same as two earlier fish kills in the Inland Bays this year: not enough dissolved oxygen in the water. These…


NOAA Proposes Rule to Require Saltwater Angler Registration

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking comment on a proposed rule that requires anglers and spearfishers who fish recreationally in federal ocean waters to be registered before fishing in 2009. The rule would also require registration by those who may catch anadromous species anywhere, including striped bass, salmon and shad that…


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…


Weekly Oklahoma Regional Fishing Reports – 6/3/2008

CENTRAL Arcadia: June 3. Largemouth bass slow. Channel catfish good on cut bait and liver at rocky points. Crappie good on minnows and jigs at the heated fishing dock. Report submitted by Mark Murray, game warden stationed in Oklahoma County. Arcadia: May 29. Elevation 1/2 ft. above normal, water semi-muddy….


Gov. Sanford Signs New Santee Cooper Striped Bass Regulations

Governor Mark Sanford signed new striped bass regulations into effect on May 21, 2008 for the Santee Cooper system. The new regulations will act as a first step to combat the population decline of the striped bass fishery in the Santee Cooper System by reducing the amount of fish an…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 5/28/2008

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 May 28. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or e-mail us…


DNR Extends Susquehanna Flats Striped Bass Catch & Release Season

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fisheries Service will extend the Susquehanna Flats catch and release fishery for striped bass by one week. The fishery, originally scheduled to close on May 3, will remain open until midnight on Friday, May 9. Cold water combined with the…