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Sport Fishing

The Fishing Report: Stripers, bass and trout biting locally

Napa Valley RegisterNapa Valley Register - Jan 19, 2018
Participating captains are Bill Clapp of Bill's Sport Fishing, Mike Andrews of Predator Sport Fishing, Don Franklin of Soleman Sport Fishing, John Badger of Barbarian Sport Fishing and Steve Mitchell of Hook'd Up Sport Fishing. Thanks to all of them ...  

Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater fishing closure in effect due to freezing temperatures

KTRK-TVKTRK-TV - Jan 2, 2018
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department issues a temporary saltwater fishing closure due to the cold temperatures. (AP Photo/John Minchillo). KTRK. Tuesday, January 02, 2018. HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) --. The freezing temperatures forced the Texas Parks and ...  

Freshwater Fishing

Freshwater fishing: Specks are still the big bite across Polk
The Ledger - Dec 27, 2017

The seasonal speckled perch bite remains good all across Polk County and the Central Florida region. 1. Around Lakeland, the speck bite this week has been especially good at lakes Gibson and Hollingsworth. Lake Agnes in Polk City has also been really ...  

Fly Fishing

Fly fishing, tying classes offered
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 12, 2018

Southwestern Pennsylvania has some outstanding fly fishing waters and offers many opportunities for anglers to learn more. Allegheny Fly Tyers. Beginners Fly Tying: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through March 15 at International Angler, Robinson, 412-788-8088 ...  

Fly Tying

Family ties: Fly tying catches more than fishermen | Pittsburgh Post ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jan 12, 2018

There's nothing like a shared challenge to bond a family. Fly tying instructor Bob Heil Jr. of Sewickley said something special happens when a parent and child share a creative endeavor and neither is in charge. “What I see in the faces of kids and ...  


Local bowfishing charter group lands big red - Sports

Houma CourierHouma Courier - Dec 20, 2017
A routine scouting trip by a local bowfishing charter company resulted in a trip, and a fish, that four friends will never forget.On Nov. 1, Capt. Jeremy Cable, whose family owns Lite'm Up Bowfishing out of Cocodrie, was scouting the waters around ...  


Darkhouse spearfishing workshop slated for Feb. 3
Bismarck Tribune - Jan 4, 2018

A darkhouse spearfishing workshop will be offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge office northwest of Minot. Sponsored by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...  

Surf Fishing

New Bern Sun Journal - Jan 17, 2018

However, fishermen that did venture out reported catching some fish. Inshore fishing is producing some speckled trout and red drum with the best fishing coming in areas with high salinity and good tide flow. Surf fishing is producing catches of red ...  

Boat Fishing

Column: Johnson looking back to measure his progress forward

When he lost a three-shot lead by shooting 82 in the final round of the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, he was on a boat fishing the next day. When he three-putted from 12 feet on the 18th green at Chambers Bay in the 2015 U.S. Open, he was playing ...  


Big stories 2017: Roach noodling becomes the Sault's new official pastime

SooToday.comSooToday.com - Dec 29, 2017
Big stories 2017: Roach noodling becomes the Sault's new official pastime. 2017 is almost over and we're looking back at some of the big newsmakers of the year. 0. Dec 29, 2017 1:00 PM by: SooToday Staff. 2017-09-17 Entomica JK-3. Mark MIllington ...  

Snook Fishing

Wintertime sheepshead bite in full swing
The Ledger - Dec 22, 2017

Snook fishing at night has been great around the pass and lately the hot bait is the Flair Hawk style jig or a free lined, live pigfish or grunt. “Silver trout and whiting are thick on the beaches right now and along the jetties of Johns Pass. Pompano ...  

Trout Fishing

Trout fishing: the outdoor coffee shop

The Ottawa HeraldThe Ottawa Herald - Jan 11, 2018
I really enjoy trout fishing in the stilling basin at Webster Lake. This is a joy provided by Kansas Wildlife and Parks across our state in several locations. To take part in fishing for trout, you must have a fishing license and a trout permit. I ...  

Salmon Fishing

Salmon fishing season opens on River Tay

HeraldScotlandHeraldScotland - Jan 16, 2018
ANGLERS gathered at the River Tay yesterday for the annual opening of the salmon fishing season. The event was marked by a ceremony at Meikleour in Perthshire, with the first cast of the season undertaken by Marina Gibson, a UK and international ...  

Bass Fishing

Fishing enthusiasts bait state high school league for bass-fishing ...

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Jan 17, 2018
A pro angler and a fishing coach want the league as a partner in a season-ending bass fishing event.  

Pike Fishing

New pike regs will be challenging

Aitkin Independent AgeAitkin Independent Age - Jan 6, 2018
The DNR has been studying the issue of pike fishing and fish sizes for some time, and these new rules are intended to increase the average sizes of pike, reduce the number of small pike in areas and make pike fishing more exciting by having the ...  

Catfish Fishing

Outdoors: Friday Fishing Report
The Daily Courier - Dec 22, 2017

When it was a bit warmer, channel catfish fishing was good off of a few of the docks around the lake using live bluegills. PARKER STRIP – This may be the as good a bass fishing spot as anywhere. Our survey was unbelievable this year because we averaged ...  

Walleye Fishing

Lake Erie headed for another walleye fishing boom

Toledo BladeToledo Blade - Dec 25, 2017
“The future of walleye fishing in Lake Erie for the next five to seven years is going to be fantastic!” The reason for that unbridled optimism, an enthusiastic opinion shared by many, is most of the fish from a couple of outstanding hatches in recent ...  

Tuna Fishing

Gloucester District Court: Man catches suspended sentence in tuna rod case
Gloucester Daily Times - Jan 11, 2018

A man found trying to pawn four tuna fishing rods and reels at a shop in Beverly has been handed a suspended jail sentence after pleading guilty to a charge of receiving stolen property this week in Gloucester District Court. Thomas J. Palazola, 24, of ...  

Shark Fishing

Badger Bits: Wisconsin players catch a hammerhead, take in South Beach

Bucky's 5th QuarterBucky's 5th Quarter - Dec 28, 2017
As a former Floridan who's gone shark fishing before, it is a pretty crazy feeling to bring in a large beast like that. Granted, it was when I was 16 and we were looking for 3-to-4-foot black tip sharks. For my troubles on that late spring evening off ...  

Crab Fishing

Crab Fishing in California: Risky Business

Scientific American (blog)Scientific American (blog) - Jan 2, 2018
Empty crab pots stand ready to be dropped hundreds of feet to the bottom of Monterey Bay. Credit: Vicky Stein. Advertisement. Dungeness crab, buttery and served steaming hot, is a Christmas tradition on many central California tables. But two years ago ...  

Deer Hunting

Smith: Buck killed in Waukesha County sets record and is fourth largest ever in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal SentinelMilwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jan 18, 2018
WIND LAKE - When the afternoon of Nov. 8 rolled around, the 2017-'18 Wisconsin deer hunting season was about seven weeks old and Wade Wollermann of Union Grove already had a memory of a lifetime. That came in October when his 10-year-old son Wynn shot ...  

Fox Hunting

It's sheep slaughtering and fox hunting season at Luthuli House

Daily MaverickDaily Maverick - Jan 14, 2018
A major plank in the silent coup that is at the core of the capture of the state is the hijacking of the criminal justice administration for the nefarious ends of those behind State Capture. This stratagem requires the leadership of the police and the ...  

Bird Hunting

2018-2019 Small Game and Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons Proposed

AmmoLand Shooting Sports NewsAmmoLand Shooting Sports News - Jan 16, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio -(Ammoland.com)- The 2018-2019 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 10, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ...  

Rabbit Hunting

Late Season Hunting Opportunities

The Parsons AdvocateThe Parsons Advocate - Jan 9, 2018
Rabbit hunting with a good group of friends and a few beagles is an excellent way to spend a Saturday in January and February. Listening and watching the dogs work is what it's all about. Grouse hunting with a dog can be quite exciting as I've found ...  

Sport Fishingman

Saltwater Fisherman

2017 Holiday Gifts for Anglers — $100 and Up

Sport FishingSport Fishing - Nov 30, 2017
If you're ready to break the bank a little for that special saltwater fisherman, take a look at some of this higher-end tackle and gear. By Staff November 28, 2017. 0 Comments. Want to steal the show during this year's holidays with the best gift of ...  

Freshwater Fisherman

Kona Fishing Chronicles: Gone Fishing

West Hawaii TodayWest Hawaii Today - Jul 10, 2017
He was a freshwater fisherman when he came to Hawaii in the early '60s — a fly fisherman whose casting was as regular and soaring as music. He learned to fish Hawaiian style in Molokai from my Japanese grandfather. Every August, our extended family ...  


Fisherman sues after dramatic boat crash caught on video

New York PostNew York Post - Jan 17, 2018
A fisherman who jumped ship into bone-chilling water to dodge a speeding motorboat has filed a $372,500 lawsuit, alleging the other driver was distracted by his cellphone just before the dramatic crash caught on video. Bryan Maess filed the suit ...  

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