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Sport Fishing

Fishing said to be great in Lake Erie, despite opposite perception

Pittsburgh Post-GazettePittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 19, 2017
But while evidence has emerged that the state's $1.7 billion sport-fishing industry is taking a big hit from it in Lake Erie, the Ohio River and all of their associated tributaries, there's no evidence of a decline among spawning populations of walleye ...  

Saltwater Fishing

FWC adds new category to saltwater fishing records

Port St. Joe StarPort St. Joe Star - Aug 17, 2017
Currently, there are a number of fish in the Florida Saltwater Fishing Records program with records not yet claimed including two in the conventional tackle category and 26 vacancies in the fly-fishing tackle category. The IGFA verifies state records ...  

Freshwater Fishing

Family fishing • Freshwater Fishing in Louisiana

Louisiana SportsmanLouisiana Sportsman - Aug 15, 2017
Louisiana Fishing, Louisiana Hunting, Louisiana Sportsman Magazine, for over 20 years the leading authority on Louisiana Fishing & Hunting, Daily Louisiana ...  

Fly Fishing

Kootenay Trout Hatchery offering 'Women on the Fly' fishing day Aug. 26

Cranbrook TownsmanCranbrook Townsman - Aug 18, 2017
The Kootenay Trout Hatchery is hosting a day designed to get more women into the sport of flyfishing. “Women on the Fly” Fishing Day takes place on the Bull River, Saturday, August 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is free for people to attend, though the ...  

Fly Tying

Knoxville Man Takes Part in Fly Tying Competition at Iowa State Fair
KNIA / KRLS Radio - Aug 17, 2017

A Knoxville resident took part in the Fly Tying Competition at this year's Iowa State Fair. The competition has been developed and sponsored by the Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association with support of the Department of Natural Resources. There are four ...  


Anglers target bowfishing for carp decrease

Petoskey News-ReviewPetoskey News-Review - Aug 18, 2017
McCool says he doesn't know why the carp are gone, but another guide on Grand Traverse Bay, Brian Pitser, has an idea: bowfishing. “When I find fish with holes in them, or just dumped, and broken arrows, it doesn't take rocket science to figure out why ...  


Bryan Anger the angler: Punter gets spearfishing 'Hard Knocks ...

Tampabay.comTampabay.com - Aug 10, 2017
Bucs punter Bryan Anger is seen entering the water to go spearfishing for lionfish in a scene from Tuesday's episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks," chronicling the ...  

Surf Fishing

Surf Fishing Tournament In Ocean City Set For Aug. 19

Patch.comPatch.com - Aug 16, 2017
OCEAN CITY, NJ — After a postponement of one week, the 42nd annual Ocean City boys and girls surf fishing tournament is set to go off on Saturday. The tournament takes place on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the north beach by the Ocean City-Longport Bridge.  

Boat Fishing

Night anglers, giggers have many lighting options

North Carolina SportsmanNorth Carolina Sportsman - Aug 15, 2017
Hydro Glow has several models for boat fishing as well. These give anglers the ability to draw in fish no matter where they go on the water. The HG3108 is their most versatile model. The 24-inch long light can be deployed right off the side of the boat ...  


Kellie Pickler will try catfish noodling on 'I Love Kellie Pickler' Season 3

UPI.comUPI.com - Aug 3, 2017
3 (UPI) -- Country music star Kellie Pickler says viewers will see her try her hand at "noodling" on Season 3 of her CMT docu-series, I Love Kellie Pickler, which premieres Thursday. "Not like spaghetti. But like noodling, fishing, noodling," she said ...  

Snook Fishing

Treasure Coast Fishing Report: Is snook fishing too easy?
TCPalm - Aug 12, 2017

The Rev. Jack Diehl, of Vero Beach, was able to get out and make a few casts along the beach Saturday morning after a long layoff following shoulder surgery. He found a lot of seaweed in the surf, so switched from a jig to a Chug Bug and caught a few ...  

Trout Fishing

Lake trout fishing to close Sunday in some Wisconsin waters of Lake Superior

Duluth News TribuneDuluth News Tribune - Aug 16, 2017
Lake trout fishing will remain open in WI-1, from Superior to Bark Point, through Sept. 30. The closure takes effect at 11:59 p.m. Sunday night, Aug. 20. The closure is being made because the harvest of lake trout in WI-2 from last December through ...  

Salmon Fishing

Westport, Ilwaco recreational salmon fishing season will end ...
The Daily World - Aug 19, 2017

The ocean salmon fishing season will end at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday in marine areas 1 and 2 — meaning Ilwaco and Westport — according to a release from the ...  

Bass Fishing

BREAKING BASS Reality TV Fishing Show to Start Airing

ScoutScout - Aug 14, 2017
BREAKING BASS Reality TV Fishing Show to Start Airing. New docu-series reality bass fishing show begins airing Tuesday, Aug 15 and will air twice a week for the next 8 weeks. Jason Sealock - Aug 11, 8:46 AM; 0; Tools. Edit; Slot to Scout.com Home; Slot ...  

Pike Fishing

Youth/Adult Pike Fishing Derby
Aitkin Independent Age - Aug 8, 2017

Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Platte Lake Public Landing in Crow Wing Cnty. off of Quest Road. Registration before start time. Prizes for different categories. Sponsored by Richardson Lakes Area Lions. Call Jerry Coyle at (320) 277-3760 ...  

Catfish Fishing

Engberg: Dog day catfish fishing

Appleton Post Crescent (blog)Appleton Post Crescent (blog) - Aug 9, 2017
But, catfish fishing gets better as things heat up. Summertime catfishing is a way to improve and prolong your summer fishing while also getting some excellent eating. Most Wisconsin rivers like the Mississippi , Wisconsin , Fox, Wolf, Crawfish, Rock, ...  

Walleye Fishing

Minnesota walleye fishing on Mille Lacs reopens with a whimper

Minneapolis Star TribuneMinneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 16, 2017
Mille Lacs walleye fishing reopened last weekend with a light turnout of anglers despite very fishable weather and the continuation of a hot bite, merchants around the big lake said. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) closed the lake to walleye ...  

Tuna Fishing

12-year-old Mainer becomes local tuna fishing legend — Midcoast ...

Bangor Daily NewsBangor Daily News - Jul 15, 2017
For years, young Myles Wotton will be telling the tale of the one that did not get away. And that is what legends are made of. Maine news, sports, politics and ...  

Shark Fishing

Despite frightening mystique, shark fishing still in demand

Chron.comChron.com - Jul 13, 2017
No one is indifferent about sharks. They fascinate or frighten, sometimes triggering both reactions in the same instant. Blame - or credit - the later invariably ...  

Crab Fishing

Record number of whales entangled off California coast because of crab fishing

The Daily BreezeThe Daily Breeze - Aug 2, 2017
Some of the largest mammals on Earth have been increasingly disabled by fishing lines off the West Coast, prompting one environmental nonprofit to threaten a lawsuit against the state over the problem. The Center for Biological Diversity argues the ...  

Deer Hunting

Deer hunting tips: 6 ways to find a buck you already scared off

Fox NewsFox News - Aug 14, 2017
Deer hunting tips: 6 ways to find a buck you already scared off. By Gerald Almy Published August 14, 2017. Facebook; Twitter; Comments; Email; Print. Hope isn't lost just yet. Get back that buck with these expert tips. (iStock). "That's it. It's all ...  

Fox Hunting

Prince Charles secret letters to Tony Blair over fox hunting get information commissioner's green light for publishing

The IndependentThe Independent - Jul 24, 2017
The Government is reportedly stalling the release of Prince Charles' letters to Tony Blair about fox hunting after the Freedom of Information watchdog said they should be published. Prince Charles lobbied the former Labour prime minister in a series of ...  

Bird Hunting

Proposal would open hunting at Oregon's Baskett Slough, fishing at Siletz Bay

NRToday.comNRToday.com - Aug 12, 2017
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced a proposal Wednesday to expand hunting and fishing at 10 national wildlife refuges, including two in Oregon. Zinke proposed opening bird hunting at Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, 10 miles ...  

Rabbit Hunting

Omaha hunters cited for illegal deer, rabbit hunting at Lake Manawa

KMAlandKMAland - Jul 25, 2017
(Council Bluffs) -- Two hunters from Omaha have been fined after illegally hunting game near Lake Manawa. According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, park rangers conducted a traffic stop just before 1 a.m. Saturday after fishermen reported ...  

Sport Fishingman

Saltwater Fisherman

Remembering Capt. Carrol, a beloved businessman, saltwater fisherman

Myrtle Beach Sun NewsMyrtle Beach Sun News - Oct 14, 2016
Last Saturday night, after riding out Hurricane Matthew in Zone A in Garden City Beach, I was thinking of the trying period of recovery that I knew lay ahead, thanks to my Hugo experience from 27 years earlier. Then at 10:19 p.m., my phone rang. I was ...  

Freshwater Fisherman

Unique Kickstarter Project: New Muskie Book Promises 'The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told'

OutdoorHubOutdoorHub - Aug 2, 2017
The three of these individuals, as well as Al Lindner — world-famous freshwater fisherman, publisher and TV personality who is writing the book's introduction — have aligned to create the perfect storm of producing what is certain to be an award ...  


Florida fisherman catches drunk woman with lure

New York Daily NewsNew York Daily News - Aug 18, 2017
An intoxicated woman bit into a Florida man's fishing line and swam off with his lure, police said. Alexandria Turner, 22, allegedly swam up to the man's fishing line, and began cursing at him. She nibbled at his line, and swam away the bait, according ...  

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