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Sport Fishing


Sport fishing closure called for Alaska Copper River salmon | The ...

craigmedred.newsSeattle Times - Jun 15, 2018
GLENNALLEN, Alaska (AP) — State wildlife officials have ordered a shutdown of sport fishing for Copper River salmon starting next week, citing low salmon ...  

Saltwater Fishing


Saltwater fishing: Spanish mackerel are plentiful

The LedgerThe Ledger - Jun 14, 2018
By Michael Wilson, Ledger correspondent. 1: At Big Pier 60 in Clearwater, Spanish mackerel are biting good in the mornings. The mangrove snapper are really starting to bite and there's some trout and snook also being caught. The pier is now open 24 ...  

Freshwater Fishing


Freshwater fishing: Plenty of fish biting everywhere

The LedgerThe Ledger - Jun 13, 2018
1 Around Lakeland, at Tenoroc, bass were best this past week on lakes 2, 3, 5, F, and Shop. Most bass reported were 12-16 inches, but there were three large bass over 23 inches with one in the 25-26 inch group. Flukes and artificial worms were the most ...  

Fly Fishing


Simsbury Native Runs One-Woman Fly Fishing Business

Hartford CourantHartford Courant - Jun 18, 2018
Teach a woman to fish, and she'll start her own business improving the industry and guiding people on expeditions at locations across the country. Abbie Schuster, a 28-year-old Simsbury native, loves fly fishing. She learned from her parents as a kid ...  

Fly Tying


Fly fishing fly tying class at the Dubois County Museum

Dubois County Free PressDubois County Free Press - Jun 5, 2018
Calling all fishermen; the Dubois County Museum will host “Tying a Fly Fishing Fly” on Saturday, June 16, at 10:30 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m.. Joe “Swampy” Schoenbachler and friends will instruct participants on the age-old of fly tying and go home ...  

Bowfishing


Kelly Bostian: Bowfishing's US Open showcases a burgeoning outdoors sport

Tulsa WorldTulsa World - Jun 10, 2018
Saturday afternoon, the parking lot filled up with all manner of bowfishing rigs, from airboats and fan boats worth $50,000 to $60,000 to flat-bottom riverboats with homemade shooting platforms pieced together in backyards, with well-used outboards and ...  

Spearfishing


Watch: A SUP Spearfishing Adventure in Baja
GearJunkie - Jun 11, 2018

Hassett and Morgan Mason explore their favorite zones and search out new locations in the Sea of Cortez. Surfing, SUP exploration, and spearfishing are all on the menu. Videographer Aaron Collusi brings his RED camera and captures A-shots like aquatic ...  

Surf Fishing


Padre Island fisherman catches bull shark, a tad longer than Texas record

Corpus Christi Caller-TimesCorpus Christi Caller-Times - Jun 13, 2018
More: Corpus Christi's remote Padre Island surf-fishing revs up in Spring. They caught the first of several sharks while under the guidance of Eric "Oz" Ozolins, a well-known local surf-fishing guide on Padre Island. Reeling in the big bull took about ...  

Boat Fishing


FISHING LINES: Large bass continue to arrive

The Patriot LedgerThe Patriot Ledger - Jun 13, 2018
Boat fishing has been good in Buzzards Bay. Three 40-pound stripers were caught last week and one weighed over 45 pounds. Thomas said one of the fish was caught on a live pogie. Black sea bass are still plentiful in the bay, but the big ones will be ...  

Noodling


How the Okie Noodling Tournament prevents cheating

NewsOK.comNewsOK.com - Jun 16, 2018
This weekend's Okie Noodling Tournament will have one main method to prevent cheating: a polygraph test.  

Snook Fishing


Snook fishing closing in Atlantic waters beginning in June

WJXT News4JAXWJXT News4JAX - May 24, 2018
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The recreational harvest of snook in Atlantic state and federal waters will close on June 1. Snook is also currently closed for harvest in Gulf of Mexico state and federal waters, and will reopen for harvest statewide Sept. 1 ...  

Trout Fishing


How these reductions will hurt Centre County trout fishing

Centre Daily TimesCentre Daily Times - Jun 16, 2018
Late last month, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) sent a letter to all of the cooperative trout nurseries in Pennsylvania. To say that the letter was not well received is an understatement. "I couldn't believe it. Is this letter a joke ...  

Salmon Fishing


Fish and Game restricts king salmon fishing on Kenai, Kasilof

Kenai Peninsula OnlineKenai Peninsula Online - Jun 12, 2018
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued a set of emergency orders Monday with restrictions for king salmon fishing on the two rivers based on the low numbers of returning fish so far. No kings of any size can be kept between Wednesday and June ...  

Bass Fishing


Bass Fishing with Alex Wetherell June 9

WHTC NewsWHTC News - Jun 11, 2018
Bass Fishing with Alex Wetherell June 9. Saturday, June 09, 2018 9 a.m. by Gary Stevens · Download (9.4 MB). Jack chatted with New England-based championship angler Alex Wetherell about bass fishing during the June 9, 2018 program. AddThis Sharing ...  

Pike Fishing


Big Money Pike Fishing

BayTodayBayToday - Jun 5, 2018
On Sunday, June 3rd the 22nd Annual June Pike Tournament was hosted by Nosbonsing Anglers & Hunters on Lake Nosbonsing. A total of 98 teams caught and live released a record amount of pike in an effort to win big cash that was waiting for them at the ...  

Catfish Fishing


Record 45-pound catfish in Green Lake? City and state weigh in

KIRO SeattleKIRO Seattle - Jun 15, 2018
The Department of Fish and Wildlife annually adds trout to Green Lake, which is most popular for carp, but has also added catfish. Fishing is allowed there year-round with a standard Washington fishing license for freshwater, and the lake also has ...  

Walleye Fishing


Fond du Lac, Eldorado duo win 2018 Mercury Marine walleye fishing tournament

Fond du Lac ReporterFond du Lac Reporter - Jun 11, 2018
FOND DU LAC - The Mercury Marine National Walleye Tournament — a live-release tournament — was in full swing Saturday as the weekend's first flight of boats formed an orderly line to enter and exit Lakeside Park under the Promen Drive bridge just ...  

Tuna Fishing


Wicked Tuna: Gloucester goes global

National FishermanNational Fisherman - Jun 7, 2018
Within the commercial industry, we've made tuna fishing recognizable, and we've seen an uptick in active permit holders who are out there fishing for bluefin.” Krasowski: The show has helped people to understand that commercial fishermen are interested ...  

Shark Fishing


Regulations could target shark fishing
KeysNews.com - Jun 7, 2018

Photo provided by NOAA State officials are considering drafting shark fishing regulations for anglers fishing from shore, bridge or pier. Images of protected sharks reeled ashore to be used as photo props by a gaggle of grinning fishermen irked board ...  

Crab Fishing


Russia hints it might request a cut in Norwegian crab fishing

The Independent Barents ObserverThe Independent Barents Observer - May 29, 2018
«We have to scientifically assess the rightfulness of the regulations in this coastal zone of the Varanger Fjord [and] if the analysis of the results confirms that it is necessary [to ban the crab fishing] then we have to make sure that the Norwegians ...  

Deer Hunting


Changes proposed for archery deer hunting

WANDWAND - Jun 14, 2018
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is holding public meetings to discuss potential changes to archery deer hunting regulations. The proposed changes would impact five counties, Champaign, Douglas, Macon, Moultrie, ...  

Fox Hunting


Scotland's oldest fox hunting group forced to cancel appearance at East Lothian country fair after being deluged ...

The Scottish SunThe Scottish Sun - Jun 8, 2018
Some social media users celebrated the news, while others said they were “embarrassed” that the hunt could not attend a country show – as it is part of country living. Fox hunting with dogs has been banned in the UK since 2004, however hunts have been ...  

Bird Hunting


Charging Electric Scooters Is a Profitable, Fun—and Occasionally Dangerous—Youth Trend

The AtlanticFortune - May 20, 2018
As reported by The Atlantic, the part-time gig is sometimes called 'Bird hunting.' That name comes from Bird, the most prominent company in a wave of new “dockless” scooter and bike rental startups, which use smartphone apps to both rent and track ...  

Rabbit Hunting


South Australia, Down Under's hidden gem

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - Jun 19, 2018
One of the most-alluring destinations is Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park, located nearly 30-kilometers from Mount Gambier. The cave was incidentally found by 16-year-old Boyce Lane when he went rabbit hunting in 1930. For long, the site was owned ...  

Sport Fishingman


Saltwater Fisherman


Letter: Cuomo bent on sinking upstate's canal heritage
Albany Times Union - Jun 1, 2018

Why the wholesale removal of heritage from upstate New York? To provide sites for recreational saltwater fisherman and scuba divers from New York City? To burnish Cuomo's environmental credentials? To make him look decisive when the national stage ...  

Freshwater Fisherman


Charles Joseph 'ChasMo' Francis July 5, 1936 – Jan. 31, 2018

Half Moon Bay ReviewHalf Moon Bay Review - Feb 9, 2018
Charlie enjoyed hunting and was an avid freshwater fisherman. He enjoyed most sports, from horse racing to football, but his favorite activity by far was watching his granddaughters show their animals or play basketball, softball and volleyball. There ...  

Fisherman


Fisherman catches, releases tagged redfish on Pleasure Island that could have won him a truck & boat

12newsnow.com KBMT-KJAC12newsnow.com KBMT-KJAC - Jun 11, 2018
A Southeast Texas fisherman likely has a great story to tell after catching a tagged redfish that could win someone a truck and boat combo. The tagged redfish was one of five released in Lake Sabine on May 25, 2018, as part of the Coastal Conservation ...  

 
 
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