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Updates for Wed. April 16, 2014

WRIGHT, SIMS WIN TEXAS TEAM TRAIL EVENT AT LAKE TEXOMA

FLW College Heads to Illinois’ Carlyle Lake

Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Opens on Detroit River April 25-26

Sealy Big Bass Splash at Rayburn April 25-27

Rayovac FLW Heads to Lake Guntersville

Andy Morgan Extends Lead in BassFan World Rankings

Coming Up in Walmart BFL Competition

Iowa Restores Historic Stone Piers at Black Hawk Lake

Mississippi DWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Marshall County

Indiana to Open Almost 1,900 Acres in Healthy Rivers Initiative

Wisconsin DNR To Stock Over 316,000 Catchable-Size Trout

Wisconsin Inland Fisheries Open May 3

Hundreds of Washington Lakes Open April 26

USACE Urges Caution When Spring Cleaning Around Beaver Lake

Wrightsville Beach Clean-up Set for April 26

Michigan Aquarium Employee Sentenced for Illegal Trafficking of Marine Life


Updates for Tues. April 15, 2014

Fisher Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Lanier

McMahan Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Guntersville

Jones Wins Walmart BFL on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

Dillow Wins Walmart BFL on Smith Mountain Lake

Knight Wins Walmart BFL on Douglas Lake

Arey Wins Walmart FLW On Beaver Lake

Georgia to Roll Back Cost of Fish & Wildlife License Plates

Washington Fishery Managers Ready to Truck Salmon Around Dam on Columbia River

Georgia to Roll Back Cost of Fish & Wildlife License Plates

Mississippi DWFP, Natchez State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

Mississippi DWFP, Delta State to Host Pond Management Workshop

N.C. Commercial Red Drum Season Will Not Open for Spring/Summer Harvest

Vermont Walleye Fishing Starts May 3


Updates for Mon. April 14, 2014

Pro Football HOF Billfish Invitational at Bimini Postponed

ULM Team Claims College Series Bass Tournament On Home Waters

Spring Fishing Has Arrived in Northern Arizona

Alabama Conservation Advisory Board to Meet May 3 in Montgomery

Washington’s Salmon Fisheries Set for 2014

Fishing Pier Constructed on N.C.’s Cape Fear River

Montana’s Small Streams to Open May 17

Potential Line-Class Record King Mackerel off Brazil

New All-Tackle Pacific Bluefin Tuna Record Pending

IGFA Reports Potential Record Spotted Bass from California’s New Melonies Reservoir

Florida State Parks Plan Earth Day Events

Cabela’s MCW Returns to Detroit River, Western Lake Erie April 18-20


Updates for Wed. April 09, 2014

Missouri Needs Fishing Instructors

Team Henne Jr/White Wins IFA Redfish Tour Event at Port Aransas, Texas

Lopez Wins IFA Kayak Fishing Tour Event at Port Aransas, Texas

Extended Wisconsin Ice Cover Expected to Cause More Fish Kills

California DFW Trucks Salmon Smolts to Golden Gate

Florida FWCC to Meet April 15-17

Florida Lionfish Derbies On-Going

Missouri Cautions Anglers to Beware of Zebra Mussels

Maryland to Launch Invasive Catfish Awareness Campaign

Washington Stocking Trout and Kokanee for April 26 Opener

Meet Marine Artist Guy Harvey at Miramar Cultural Center May 1

Three Trout Fishing Events Slated for Iowa April 12


Updates for Mon. April 07, 2014

Cabela’s King Kat Trail at Pickwick/Wilson Lakes Next Weekend

Washington Will not Release “Early Winter” Hatchery Steelhead Unless Legal Issues Resolved

New Texas Fishing Regulations Approved

Anglers Get More Days to Catch Chinook on Lower Columbia

Louisiana DWF Introduces Youths to Fish Tagging, Conservation

Local Agencies To Get Funding through Ohio Waterways Safety Fund

Nebraska Fishing Instructor Workshop Cancelled in North Platte, Scheduled in Kearney

Arizona’s Arivaca Lake Reopens to Vehicles But Ramp Out of Water

Arizona G&F Outdoor Expo/Youth Day Draw Record 48,000

Maryland DNR, Partners Renovate Nanjemoy Boating Facility

Wade for Ohio Crappie in Spring

Tagged Trout to be Stocked into Arizona’s East Verde River

California DFW Relases White Shark Status Review

Bald Eagle Breeding Closure Lifted on Arizona’s Lake Pleasant

Taxpayers Can Help Wildlife By Donating on Line 31 of N.C. State Income Tax Form


Updates for Fri. April 04, 2014

Cabela’s Big Bass Bash Heads to Kentucky Lake

N.C. Finfish Advisory Committee to Meet April 15

Seasonal Manatee Speed Zones in Effect Throughout Florida

LWF Commission to Adjust the Boundary for the Three Day Possession Limit of Black Bass

Sportsmen’s Roundtable in Monte Vista, Colorado, April 14

Louisiana WFC Welcomes Swindell

Wisconsin DNR Cautions More Snow, but Ice Still Unsafe for Anglers

Artificial Reef Project Moves Forward in Florida’s Bay County

FWC Posts Cautions Regarding Stocking Largemouths in Florida

NOAA Fisheries Commits to National Recreational Fishing Policy

Guy Harvey Introduces Shark Ed Program to Ohio Students


Updates for Thurs. April 03, 2014

Coming Up in Walmart BFL Competition

Recipients of $350,000 from MI DNR’s Dam Management Grant Program announced

Alabama’s State Park System Hosting “Open House and Listening Sessions” Across State

NOAA Fisheries to Develop National Policy on Recreational Fishing

RFA Sends Open Letter to Gulf Council re Red Snapper Quotas

Michigan DNR Info on Managing Cormorant Populations

Volunteers Needed for Salt Marsh Restoration on Tampa Bay

Louisiana’s Acadiana CCA to Hold Annual Auction/Banquet

Louisiana’s Northshore CCA Chapter to Hold Annual Banquet/Auction

Fishing Rule Changes Proposed for Biscayne National Park


Updates for Wed. April 02, 2014

Oklahoma H.S. Open Set for Grand Lake

Rhodes, Koester Win Cabela’s MWC at Spring Valley

Texas Team Trail Heads to Lake Texoma

CCA Florida Inter-Chapter Challenge June 20-21

Virginia H.S. Fishing Championship Headed to Smith Mountain Lake

Vermont’s Spring Trout Season Opens April 12-But Catch & Release Is Available Now

Rawls Promoted to N.C. Fisheries Management Section Chief

Washington DFW Adds Options for Coastal Halibut Fishing, Shortens Puget Sound Season

Nebraska to Receive $16.5 Million in Federal Conservation Funds

States Approve Summer Sturgeon Fishery, Spawning Sanctuary in Bonneville Pool

Fun Fishing Tourney Will Make Children’s Dreams Come True

Oklahoma’s Lake of the Arbuckles Turns out Incredible Bass Catch

Iowa Trout Stocking Now Underway

Anglers Trashing Des Moines River Walk Shorelines Says IDNR

State Agencies Encouraged to Register for Operation Dry Water 2014


Updates for Tues. April 01, 2014

Stratton Wins Walmart BFL on Arkansas River

Steckler Wins Walmart BFL on Lake of the Ozarks

Adams, Roberts Win Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge at Chalmette, La.

Milby and Adams top Crappie USA on Pickwick-Wilson Lakes

Cannon Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Martin

Sisk Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Patoka

N.C. Coastal Recreational Fishing License Committee to Meet

Free Fishing Days Set for Florida

Washington Fishing Seasons, other Outdoors Activities Get Rolling in April

Idaho’s Dry Bed Salvage Season Begins Today

Indiana DNR to Study Pike, Walleye in Winona Lake

TVA to Sample Alabama’s Wheeler Lake Fish Populations Today

Corps Cautions Greers Ferry Residents Re Cutting Vegetation on Government Land

Forty Pound Limit of Spotted Bass from Northern California Lake


Updates for Mon. March. 31, 2014

Walmart FLW Returns to Beaver Lake

Mexico Beach Cobia Tournament Kicks Off April 4

University Of Wisconsin Teams Sweep Top Spots In Carhartt College Regional

Kentucky Legislators Honor “Kentucky Afield” TV Show

Best Bets for Georgia Angling

Tips for Arizona Anglers in 2014 Season

Recreational Shrimp Fishery Opens May 3 in Puget Sound

California DFW Public Meeting April 3 on Klamath River Chinook

Gear up for Wisconsin Fishing Opener with Online Chat May 3

Angler Lands Catch & Release State Record Pike on Beaver Dam Tip Up

New Vermont State Record Fish

Benge Appointed Acting Superintendent of Everglades & Dry Tortugas N.P.’s

Time to Catch Hungry Trout in Utah

56.2 Pound Flathead Catfish from Arizona’s Patagonia Lake


Updates for Fri. March. 28, 2014

Several Elite Pros Have Solid Prospects for Table Rock

No-Fee Bass Tournament for Military & First Responders at Alabama’s Lake Wheeler

Fish Fishburne to Emcee at Alabama Bass Trail on Neely Henry April 5

New N.C. Shellfish Regs Go Into Effect April 1

Bass are Back at Florida’s Lake Trafford

New Wildlife Related Programs at North Carolina’s Pechmann Fishing Center

New N.C. Fisheries Rules Go Into Effect April 1

30 Inches of Ice Remains on Some Wisconsin Lakes

4 North Florida Counties Open April 1 to Gag Grouper Recreational Harvest

Corps Defers Shoreline Activity Requests at Greers Ferry Lake in Arkansas

Illinois DNR Offer Fish Restocking Advice for Winter-Killed Ponds

Santa Barbara Flood Control District Works to Protect Steelhead, Maintain Flood Control

Commercial Fishing Groups to Hold Public Workshop on Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization in Baton Rouge

Striped Bass Forum April 23 in Manahawkin, N.J.

Help Restore McKay Bay at Tampa


Updates for Thurs. March. 27, 2014

IFA Redfish Tours Head to Port Aransas, Texas

2014 High School Fishing World Finals Returns to Lake Dardanelle

Rayovac FLW Central Division Set to Open at Grand Lake

Maryland DNR Kicks off Natural Resource Photo Contest

Dam Restoration on Arkansas’s Spring River Underway

New Hampshire Landlocked Salmon, Lake Trout Fishing Opens April 1

Hydrilla Treatment Scheduled for Florida’s Lake Kissimmee

N.C. Wildlife Commission Names New Enforcement Chief

New Mississippi State Record Rainbow Trout Caught at Scooba

Lowrance Launches Elite-7 and Elite-5 CHIRP Series

NOAA Studies Oil Impact on Fish Populations: 25 Years of Research since Exxon Valdez

NOAA Studies Oil Impact on Fish Populations: 25 Years of Research since Exxon Valdez

RFA Spring Spotlight on Magnuson Reform

$1.1 Billion to State Wildlife Agencies from Excise Taxes on Hunters, Anglers, Boaters


Updates for Wed. March. 26, 2014

College Anglers Prepare To Take On Lake Of The Ozarks

Coming Up In Walmart Bfl Competition

Scott Martin Teams with FLW to Promote High School/College Tournaments

Grundens USA Sponsors Salmon Derbies

N.C. Wildlife Commission Seeks Public Input on Pee Dee River Game Lands

Dixon Chosen as Alabama’s Conservation Officer of the Year by NWTF

Eastern Shore Waterman Charged with Oyster Poaching for Fifth Time

TU Supports Protections to Headwater Trout Streams

Clean Water Rule To Protect Streams & Wetlands

Livingston, LA, Chapter of CCA to Host Spring Fishing Seminar April 1

Beginner Fly Casting Instruction at Montana Wild April 17

New Hampshire Fly Fishing Talk with Angus Boezeman


Updates for Mon. March. 24, 2014

Eastern Kentucky U. Wins FLW College Central Event on Table Rock

Cecil Wins Rayovac FLW on Toledo Bend

N.C. Wildlife Commission Nature/History Day in Lawrenceville March 29

N.C. Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters Open April 5

Indiana DNR Employee Rescues Ice Anglers

Ohio DNR Warns of Possible Fish Winterkill

Arizona Community Fishing Program Stocks over 15,000 pounds of Catfish

11 World Records Caught on Rapala Lures in 2013

Redbreast Sunfish Come back in Georgia’s Satilla after Flatheads are Removed

Utah Now Offers Ice-Free Fishing

Georgia Seasonal Trout Streams Open March 29

Maryland NRP Charges Waterman with Oyster Violations


Updates for Fri. March. 21, 2014

Howell Hunts Down Lead In Bassmaster Elite Event On St. Johns River

California Recreational Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain April 5

Lake Texoma Crappie Could Set Multiple Records

Guadalupe Bass is Potential Texas State and World Record

Boston Mud Hole Rod Building Rods Filling Fast

NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comment on King & Spanish Mackerel Rules

New Rules for Louisiana’s Natural & Scenic Rivers Now in Effect

N.C. Wildlife Commission Schedules Bass Fishing Seminar in Fayetteville


Updates for Wed. March. 19, 2014

Vermont T.U. Launches Fourth Annual Fly Fishing Camp for Teens

Mississippi DWFP and Wall Doxey SP to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

Boat Captains Needed for “Hooked on Decatur” Tournament at Lake Wheeler

Coming Up in Walmart BFL Competition

Murray State Wins Collegiate BFO on Lake Chickamauga

Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit to Illinois River March 29-30

Montana’s FWC Seeks Comments on Closure of Big Hole, Clark Fork and Blackfoot River Sections

Fishing Forecast for Mississippi Delta Lakes


Updates for Tues. March. 18, 2014

South Dakota GFP Seeks Comments on Spearfishing Tournament Request

Outdoor Adventure Talks at N.H. Fish & Game

Indiana to Stock Midland Lake With Trout

Emerton Wins Walmart BFL on Dale Hollow

Cobb Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Hartwell

Smelley, Hollingshead Win Texas Team Trail Event at Lake Ray Roberts

IFA at Jacksonville Selected as World Championship Qualifier


Updates for Mon. March. 17, 2014

The Great Grigsby Leads Bassmaster Elite Event In Georgia

HI-SEAS Pro Casey Ashley Wins at FLW on Lake Hartwell

Walmart FLW To Sam Rayburn March 27-30

Repairs Complete at Arizona’s Sahuarita Lake, Stockings Resume March 21

Arizona’s Water Lake Ranch Proposed for Catch & Release Only

Arizona’s Water Lake Ranch Proposed for Catch & Release Only

Bassmaster Magazine Reports New World Record Spotted Bass

Gulf Anglers Unite for Red Snapper Allocation Change

EPA To Lift Suspension of BP from Federal Government Contracts

Ticks Out-Tough The Polar Vortex

EPA Study Says Mercury Levels Down in Women of Childbearing Age

Fuel Spill Products-Some Not Up to Par Says BoatUS

USACE Offers Final Comment Period on Jacksonville Harbor Dredging Study

Brown Trout Can Interfere with Brook Trout Conservation

Redford, Ferrell and Kelly Slater “Feud” over Restoring Colorado River Delta

Forest Service Now Offers Digital Maps for Mobile Devices


Updates for Thurs. March. 13, 2014

Bill Takes Aim at Asian Carp Threat to Great Lakes

Florida’s St. Johns River Is Second Stop In March For Bassmaster Elite Series

Rayovac FLW Heads to Toledo Bend

FLW College Central Conference Headed to Table Rock
Lake Conway Water Level Meeting Set for March 20 in Conway, Arkansas

Morgan Aligns with iRod for 2014 FLW Season

NOAA Announces Charter & Commercial Halibut Management Measures

Meetings Set for Mid- and Upper-Columbia Salmon/Steelhead Fisheries

Florida Surf-Inlet Fishing Workshops

Idaho Steelhead Anglers Find Success in Some Rivers, Slower Action in Others

Arizona’s Bill Luke Bass Days This Weekend at Lake Pleasant

Florida FWC Joins Orlando Magic for Florida Outdoor Night/FanFest

Maryland Watermen Found Guilty of Oyster Poaching with Help of New Radar Network


Updates for Wed. March. 12, 2014

University of Minnesota Anglers Win FLW College Fishing Championship

Military Team Bass Tournament May 7-9 at Lake Eufaula

Team Stephens/Frantz Wins IFA Redfish Tour Event at Punta Gorda, Fla.

McDonald Wins IFA Kayak Tour at Punta Gorda, Fla.

Coming Up in Walmart BFL Competition

Wisconsin Fishing Report, Calendar and Regulations Pamphlet Now Available

Washington’s Wind River will open for Hatchery Chinook March 16

Drought Contingency Plan to Help California Salmon Fisheries

Montana Private Land/Public Wildlife Council to meet in Lewistown

Florida Angler Lands New State Record for Brown Bullhead

Idaho Steelhead Anglers Find Success in Some Rivers, Slower Action in Others

Florida For-hire Captain and Crew can Retain Bag Limits of Reef Fish in Atlantic Starting March 13

North Carolina Port Meetings Kick Off March 17-Snapper-Grouper Plans on the Table

Accused Lobster Trap Thief Pleads Guilty

Trout Unlimited Applauds California National Monument Designation as Good for Salmon, Steelhead


Updates for Tues. March. 11, 2014

McCall Wins Walmart BFL on Grand Lake

Talton Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Chickamauga

Smith Wins Walmart BFL on Kentucky Lake

Crow Wins Walmart FLW on Pickwick Lake

Ingram Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Eufaula

Arizona Team Wins FLW High School National Championship on Lake Keowee

Georgia Team Wins TBF/FLW High School Open on Lake Russell

Crappie USA Tournament Winners at Alabama’s Weiss Lake

Missouri Governor Nixon Nominates Emison to Conservation Commission

Three Tributaries of Columbia Designated Wild Steelhead Gene Banks

Michigan Natural Resources Commission to meet Thursday in Roscommon

N.C. Kayaking Skills Workshop

Work on Museum of Southern Fly Fishing Underway in Cherokee, N.C.

Wisconsin Researchers Identify New Burbot Spawning Behavior

Louisiana DWF Derelict Crab Trap Clean-up Removes More Than 1,000 Abandoned Crab Traps from Louisiana Waters

Operation Dry Water Now Open for Boating Law Enforcement Agencies


Updates for Mon. March. 10, 2014

Ashley Wins Wire-to-Wire at Walmart FLW on Hartwell

Kilgore Slam-Dunks on Smith Lake in BASS Open

Oklahoma Wildlife Youth Camp June 22-27

Missouri Seeks Volunteer Anglers to Teach Fishing Skills

Colorado Signs on to Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Conservation Agreement

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Artificial Reef Program Public Meeting March 20 at North Topsail Beach

Kentucky FWC Proposes New Fishing Regs for 2015

Unger Named Deputy Superintendent of Everglade N.P./Dry Tortugas

Free Seminar on Catching Utah Walleye

Vermont Grant Supports Restoring Native Salmon in Lake Champlain

Maryland NRP Charges Five with Oyster Poaching

Coast Guard Intercepts 110 Pounds of Illegal Fish off Texas

Louisiana’s Westbank CCA Annual Banquet & Auction March 20


Updates for Thurs. March. 06, 2014

Coming Up in Walmart BFL Competition

Texas Team Trail Returns to Lake Ray Roberts

Rayovac FLW Series Heads to Santee Cooper

Free Women’s Fishing Clinic scheduled for Fort Pierce, Vero Beach

Hunting & Fishing Opportunities to Expand on National Wildlife Refuges

Montana F&W Video Conference Call March 13

Ohio Trout Stocking Dates Changed Due to Snow

New Mississippi Fishing Regulations Effective March 26

Michigan DNR Fisheries Forums this Spring

Louisiana DWF Develops Web App for Wild Seafood Certification

Washington’s Cowlitz River Open to Smelt Dipping Saturday

NOAA Report: Which Fish Are Most Vulnerable to Climate Change?

Johnny Morris and Former Wyoming Governor Freudenthal Co Chair Panel on Sustaining America’s Fish & Wildlife

Managing Water for Farmers, Industry, Communities and Fish

Denver Water, Trout Unlimited and Grand County Reach Agreement on River Protections


Updates for Tues. March. 04, 2014

Toyota Texas Bass Classic at Lake Fork May 9-11

McMillan Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Okeechobee

Fann Wins Walmart BFL on Table Rock Lake

Anderson Wins Walmart BFL on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

Smith Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Eufaula

Castledine Wins Walmart BFL on Sam Rayburn

Top Stick Crossover Tour Sponsored by Cousins Tackle

Wisconsin DNR Offers Fish Spawning Chat Today at Noon

Georgia Blamed for Collapse of Florida’s Apalachicola Fishery

Michigan-caught Great Lakes Muskellunge Part of ‘Best Catches’ Contest


Updates for Fri. Feb. 28, 2014

David Kilgore Looking For Victory At Smith Lake Open

Mississippi Releases Fishing Forecast for Northeast Lakes

Virginia Posts Spring Angling Forecasts

Michigan DNR Offers Late Season Ice Cautions

Ohio Anglers Reminded: Lake Erie Walleye Limits Reduced March 1

Free Outdoor Communicator Workshop Slated for Georgia’s Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

Michigan DNR “Hard Water” School

Bass University Partners with Grand River Dam Authority

“Ladies Let’s Go Fishing” Weekend at Matlacha, Fla.

Sea Grant Announces $2 Million to Fund Great Lakes Research, Education

Gulf Council to Host Red Snapper Allocation Hearing in Kenner, Louisiana March 13

Fish for the Big Ones at Georgia’s Panic Pond Saturday, March 1

Atlantic States MFC Conference Call on Summer Flounder, Scup and Sea Bass March 13

Young Outdoorsmen, DOI Secretary Jewell Talk Public Lands


Updates for Thurs. Feb. 27, 2014

Louisiana Saltwater Series Announces 2014 Schedule

New Bassmaster Events Slated for 2014

IFA Redfish Tours Open Season at Punta Gorda, Fla.

Bassmaster Classic Winner and Others in Top 5 Fished Rapala DT-6’s

Arizona G&F to Hold Public Meetings on Customer Online Portal Development

Triton Pro Randy Howell Wins 2014 Bassmaster Classic

Lund Expands its Crossover Category

Frabill’s Aqua-Life Bait Station Keeps Minnows Lively

Humminbird Launches Futuristic Fish-Finding Tool

N.C. Becoming An Outdoors-Woman Fly Fishing Workshop

Quarry Ramp on Norfork River Closed for Repairs


Updates for Wed. Feb. 26, 2014

Coming Up in Walmart BFL Competition

Toyota Texas Bass Classic Seeks Volunteers for May 9-11 Event

Alabama’s Wheeler Lake to Host 19 Tournaments out of Ingalls Harbor This Year

Coming up in Walmart BFL Competition

Wisconsin Fish & Wildlife Rules Questionnaire Available Online

Renovation of Alabama’s Beeswax Ramp on Lay Lake to be Suspended March through June

Great Things Ahead for Missouri Paddlefish Snaggers

New Regulations for Alaska’s Knik and Susitna Rivers, Anchorage Area

New Regs for Alaska’s Kenai River

Deadline Nears for Michigan Inland Lakes Convention

Illinois Spring Trout Fishing opens April 5 at 47 Sites

Scientists Discover Mechanism of Heart Failure in Fish Exposed to Oil Spills

Wisconsin Trout Anglers Urged to Prevent Spreading Invasive Snail


Updates for Tues. Nov. 12, 2013

Peters/Vercillo Team Wins IFA Redfish Tour Overall

Terry Butcher Crowned PAA Champ at Grand Lake

Kentucky Afield Calendars Up for Orders

Mississippi Fall Fishing Forecast

Fish Harvest Regs Eased on Utah Waters

Arizona Winter Trout Stockings Underway

Washington FWC Approves Wildlife Land Purchases

Southwest Florida Regional Ecosystem Restoration Plan Finalized


Updates for Thurs. Nov. 07, 2013

Berkley International High School Fishing Club Challenge Continues

Sportsmen’s Groups Respond to SPORT Act

Arkansas Releases 30,000 Largemouth into Lake Dardanelle

St. Croix Legend Silver Ice Rods

Montana Fisheries Improvement Grant Deadline Nears

Florida Judge’s Decision Puts State Fisheries in Jeopardy says RFA

Scientists Funded by Sea Grant Develop Tests for Fish Disease

High-Flow Release at Glen Canyon Dam Nov. 11-16

Take a Veteran Fishing In Volusia County, Florida Nov. 11

Corps Waives Fees Nov. 11 for Veterans and Families

Top Fly Fishers at Titusville Fly Fishing/Rod Building Fair Dec. 7

Shell Continues Commitment to Gulf Marine Habitat

Dam on Oregon’s Crooked River Removed

New Maryland NRP Enforcement Tool Reaps Early Rewards


Updates for Wed. Nov. 06, 2013

Florida’s Ding Darling Kids Fishing Derby Nov. 9 at Sanibel

Science Must Guide EPA Report Say Sportsmen

Feds announce $162 Million in Atlantic Coast Restoration Projects

Wahoo Smackdown at Bimini Nov. 21-23

Valley Fashions Joins Cabela’s National Walleye Tour

Washington FWC to Discuss Grays Harbor Salmon Fishery

South Dakota GFP to Meet Nov. 7-8 in Pierre

South Dakota Smallmouth Record Falls

Outdoor Humor Writer Releases eBook

VMC Spoons and Jigs Score Through the Ice

Hannon to Be Inducted Posthumously into BFHF During Classic Week

WFN Supports Effort to Raise Funds, Awareness of Prostate & Testicular Cancer

New England FMC Requests Nominations for Scientific and Statistical Committee

Wolfson Children’s Hospital Bass Tournament Nears Quarter-Century Milestone

Coast Guard Recovers Boater from Life Raft 20 Miles Off Atlantic Beach

Updates for Mon. Nov. 05, 2013

BassFan Releases Final Rankings for 2013

Bassmaster Classic Field Nearly Filled

License Free Fishing Days in Florida

Arizona Board to Review Applicants for Commission Vacancy

Hypothermia Cautions from Minnesota DNR

Florida’s Silver Springs to Open as a State Park Today

Delaware NREC Reminds Boaters to Gear Up for Cooler Weather

This Week on Outdoors Radio: Musky Fly Fishing World Championship results

NightRunner Thermal Imaging System

PFD’s for your ATV or Snowmobile

Gulf Council Actions at New Orleans

Southeast’s Largest Fly-Fishing Event Returns to the WNC Ag Center

Clean Water Summit Nov. 16 in Orlando

Bass Pro Shops “Evening For Conservation” at Little Rock Nov. 13

Women’s Fishing Clinic Nov. 16 at Florida’s Fort Clinch State Park


Updates for Wed. Oct. 23, 2013

BassFan Senior Editor John Johnson Reports on Bassmaster Elite Payout Changes

O’Connell and Lindheim Top LASS Event

Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Charity Tournament Results

Angler wins Legend Bass Boat at Lake Ouachita Big Bass Splash

Lessard Wins IFA Kayak Tour Championship Event At Houma, LA.

New California Pro-Am Tournament Trail Begins in January

OtterBox and Fishtrack.com Launch Sweepstakes–St. Thomas Fishing Trip Is the Prize

McMurdo to Introduce Personal Locator Products at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Garmin tactix GPS Navigator Watch

Florida Biologists Answer Crappie Questions

Florida Reports Millionth Marsh Grass Plant Harvested

Tom Ries Wins National Award for Tampa Bay Restoration Efforts

Maryland Seeks Proposals for Bay Restoration Projects

Florida FWRI Gets Grant for Coral Mapping

Minnesota Anglers Net Nearly $3,000 in Fines

Minnesota Anglers Net Nearly $3,000 in Fines

Iowa Names Bogenschutz Leader in Invasive Species Education


Updates for Tues. Oct. 22, 2013

Fowler Wins Walmart BFL On Lake Hartwell

Reynolds Wins Walmart BFL on Lake Texoma

Pennsylvania FBC and Volunteers Place Habitat Structure in Presque Isle Bay

Corps Resumes Recreational Lockage Restrictions on Arkansas River

Mississippi’s Paul B. Johnson S.P. to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

Table Rock Powerhouse Repairs Will Require Lowering Lake Taneycomo

Devil’s Lake Tournament to Attract 4,000 Anglers, Award $225,000 in Prizes

Right-Angled Wisconsin Muskie

Shimano Introduces New Lightweight Metanium Baitcasters

Shimano Introduces Flagship Antares Baitcaster Series

New Mexico DGF Protects Waterways from Aquatic Invaders

Guy Harvey at Bass Pro Shops Evening for Conservation in Port St. Lucie, Florida

Florida FWC Lionfish Summit Today through Oct. 24 in Cocoa Beach

Ohio DNR Division of Watercraft Receives Three National Awards


Updates for Mon. Oct. 21, 2013

Weekend Bass Series Registration Opens Today

Tharp Goes Wire-To-Wire To Win Bassmaster Central Open At Ross Barnett

Wisconsin’s Wild Rose Hatchery Plans Final Event for Season Oct. 26

Washington Public Meetings On Grays Harbor Salmon

California DFW Seeks Input on Snagging

Federal, State Agencies Announce $3.7 Million to Restore Alabama Natural Resources

Autumn is Prime Time for Missouri Trout

Lake Sturgeon Restoration Continues in New York’s North Country

Delaware NREC Stocks Trout at White Clay Creek

Kentucky Slates Meeting on Trophy Ohio River Catfish for Oct. 26 in Princeton

Fish Restocked in Colorado’s Miramonte Reservoir

Welcome Back Trout to Arizona’s Green Valley Lake

Boating Access Improvement Begins at Arizona’s Cragin Reservoir

Ohio Changes Perch Limits, Requires Bait Inspections

More than 4,000 Walleyes Released at Indiana’s Pine Lake

Public Comment Period Extended on Florida Bay Seagrass Protection Plan

Colorado Wetlands Program Awards $700,000 in Grants

Gulf Council to Convene Red Snapper Panel Nov. 5-6 in Tampa

Maryland DNR Releases Striped Bass Survey

Prime Trout Fishing in Fall on Utah’s Green River

Women’s Fishing Event in Florida Keys Nov. 15-17

Spring Pygmy Sunfish Now Protected Under ESA


Updates for Thurs. Oct. 17, 2013

Bayless, Mohwish Win Dream Team Championship on Sturgeon Bay

Corrao and Stefan Win Cabela’s NABC World Bass Championship

Louisiana Saltwater Series Redfish Championship Oct. 18-19

Hobie Fishing World Kayak Championship in Victoria, Australia Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Arkansas’ Horsehead Lake Renovation Completed

Update on New Arizona Lakes

Fishing Reports from Arizona Game & Fish Department

Hatchery Steelhead Now Legal in Washington’s Lower Hanford Reach of the Columbia

Wisconsin Hearing on Placement of Lake Superior Trap Nets Nov. 7

Wisconsin Lake Winnebago Sturgeon Spearing License Deadline Oct. 31

Washington Fish Managers, Advisors to Meet in Cathlamet to Discuss Coho Options

Indiana DNR Names Danny East Head of Law Enforcement

Maine IFW Opens Two New Access Sites

NAF Ice Fishing Challenge Presented by Frabill Jan 21-22.

Free Youth Fishing Event at County of Los Angeles DPR Facility

Four Face Felony Charges for Spearing Striped Bass in Block Island Sound

Country Star Blake Shelton Donates $20K to Oklahoma DWC Youth Programs

Uncle Josh Acquires Acme Tackle

Updates for Wed. Oct. 16, 2013

Cabela’s MWC World Walleye Championship Oct. 17-19 on Michigan’s Bays de Noc

Mueck, Curtis Named Team of the Year in Texas Team Trail

Chicago Angler Snags Grand Prize in NITRO Boats Ride With a Pro Contest

Washington F&W Joins State Tourism Alliance

Larger Walleye, Northern Pike Stocked in Many Nebraska Waters

New Hampshire F&G Moves to Automated License Sales

Delaware Stocks More than 15,500 Largemouth Bass

Gulf Red Snapper Closes Recreationally Oct. 22 in Florida Waters

Washington Razor Clam Dig Starts Oct. 17

Advisory Board on Columbia River Seine Fishery to Meet Oct. 17 in Vancouver, Washington

Aqua-Vu’s Affordable Micro II Mini Underwater Camera System

Fish Pink And Support Fight to Reel In Breast Cancer

Okuma Keep America Fishing Photo Contest

Colorado T.U. Kerber Creek Restoration


Updates for Tues. Oct. 15, 2013

Texas Team Trail Wraps up Championship At Falcon Lake

Amateur Big Bass Challenge Set for Lake Fork, Texas

Ned Rutledge and Bobby Garland Memorial Crappie Tournament Scheduled Oct. 19 on Missouri’s Truman Lake

Jordan Wins EverStart Event on Clear Lake

Visit N.C. Wildlife Commission State Fair Exhibit Oct. 17-27

N.C. DMF Requires Pound Net Fishers to Check Nets Daily for Sea Turtles

California DFW Releases EIR on Planned Salmon Hatchery

Upper Columbia and Tributaries to Open to Hatchery Steelhead Fishing Wednesday

Corps Announces More Campground Closures in Florida due to Federal Shutdown

Sturgeon @@* on the James River

Whopper Trout at Utah’s Scofield Reservoir

Sierra Club Opposition to Oil Drilling Begins to Boil in South Florida

Bassmaster Opens Angler Apparently Murdered in Mississippi

Join Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and Win the Trip of a Lifetime

Juvenile Tarpon Habitat Restoration Update

Mote Marine Cautions Florida Residents to Watch Out for Hatchling Turtles

Murph the Turtle Stays Close to Florida Beach After Release


Updates for Fir. Oct. 11, 2013

Elite Pro Ponds Joins Anglers in B.A.S.S. Event on Ross Barnett

Toyota Tundra Bass Classic Big Bass Award Winner Jason Christie

Ranger Pro Tommy Skarlis Proves Versatility is Key

College Bass Schedule Offers Competition Nationwide

Florida Guides Organize Protest Rally at Everglades N.P.

Maryland Governor to Announce Record-Breaking Oyster Spat Production Today

Wisconsin Updates Fishery News

Mobile Bay Reef Renamed in Honor of Alex Maisel

Transport and Parking Enhancements at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Myers, Florida, Hosts 41st Annual Boat Show Nov. 14-17

Delaware Invasive Species Conference Set for Oct. 23 in Dover

Endangered Species Act Success: 1 Million King Salmon Come Home

Importance of Waters, Wetlands Documented in New EPA Report

Delaware Coastal Cleanup Draws More than 1,900 Volunteers

Southwest Florida Ecosystem Plan Finalized, $3 Billion Funding Via Clean Water Act Fines

Tennessee Angler Wins “Fish With G-Man” Sweepstakes on Bassmaster.com

RFA-FL West Coast Chapter Seminar Oct. 26 in Clearwater

Escaped Farm Salmon Found in Large Numbers in New Brunswick Rivers


Updates for Thurs. Oct. 10, 2013

Blosser & Knight Win Angler of the Year Awards for Cabelas NWT

MDWFP and Kemper Tourism to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

Learn About Salmon Life Cycle at New Hampshire “Salmon Sunday”

MD DNR Hosts More Than 50 Day to Serve Events

Michigan DNR Begins Drawdown of Big Creek Impoundment

Iowa Record Redear Caught from Wapello County Farm Pond

N.C. Water Quality Alert Issued for Brunswick County

Ohio Fall Colors Create Perfect Backdrop for This Weekend

Delaware’s McGinnis Pond Ramp Expected to Reopen Oct 12

Hunting/Fishing License Fee Changes Proposed

Zippo Introduces New Rugged Lantern™

Florida FWC Names Boating Safety Educator of the Year

Tall Ships America’s Great Lakes Challenge

Sustainable Shorelines Proposals Sought

Clean Water Issues Take Spotlight in EPA Report

Updates for Wed. Oct. 09, 2013

PRADCO Retains Providence Marketing Group

New York “Day in the Life of Hudson River” for Students is Oct. 10

Bass Federation National Championship to Return to Grand Lake in 2014

Gerald Swindle Big Bass Classic Oct. 12-13 at Guntersville

Lake-Fork Rat-L-Trap Shootout Won by Wirta/O’Malley

DeVault, Klingel Win Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge at Punta Gorda

Florida Stone Crab Season Opens Oct. 15

Hatchery Tours, 5K Run at Michigan’s Wolf Lake State Hatchery

N.C. Offers Tips for Healthy Oyster Roasts

Florida Announces License Free Saltwater Fishing Day Oct. 12

Michigan State Park/Harbor Reservation System offers Search Capabilities

Gulf Council to Meet in New Orleans Oct. 28-31


Updates for Mon. Oct. 07, 2013

Tennessee Wildlife Federation Outdoor Youth Leadership Program Launched in Memphis

Hardin-Simmons U. Wins FLW College at Sam Rayburn

Long Beach Island Surf Fishing Classic Kicks off Today

Bassmaster Classic Marshal Registration Now Open

Wells Wins EverStart at Sam Rayburn Reservoir

American Bass Anglers Announces 2014 Weekend Series Sked

Third Annual “No Motor” Tourney Oct. 12 at Capinteria, California

Maryland’s Fall Trout Stocking Begins This Month

Last Chance for New Hampshire Fall Brood Stock Atlantic Salmon Anglers

Washington to Stock Western Lakes with Large Rainbow Trout

Arizona G&F to Offer Department Resources to Federal Agencies

Fishing Opportunities In Arizona Despite Federal Shutdown

Indiana Salmon/Trout Fishing Heats Up in October

Bass Federation, Faculty of Fishing Partner to Expand H.S. Fishing Education

7 Major Sportsmen’s Groups Call on Congress to End Shutdown

Florida FWC Officers Find Snapper Under Foot

Deadline Approaching for Delaware DFW Fishing Photo Contest

Mote to Release Tagged Sea Turtle This Morning at Lido Beach, Florida

Coast Guard Rescues Distressed Boaters, Searches for Missing Wade Fishermen

Corps Temporarily Suspends Arkansas River Recreational Lock Closures

Public Meetings Slated on Georgia Boating Regulations


Updates for Fri. Oct. 04, 2013

Lake Sturgeon Released into New York’s Genesee River

Family Fishing Festival at New York’s Hempstead Lake

Louisiana DWF Proposes Revision of Scenic River Regulations

Pennsylvania Mentored Youth Fishing Day to Expand Statewide

Fish from Some Iowa Waters Exceed Mercury Advisory Level

Florida FWC Seeks Input on St. Johns River Boating Safety Zones

Arizona GFD Offers Resources to NPS to Keep Access Open

Gulf Council to Meet Oct. 28-31 in New Orleans

Gulf Council Meetings Canceled Due to Federal Shutdown

Lethal Take of Sea Lions Upheld to Protect Salmon, Steelhead

David Rearick Begins Solo 9-Month 30,000 Circumnavigation

Ohio’s Old Woman Creek Included in NOAA Climate Change Report

N.C. WRC Joins Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Sales


Updates for Thurs. Oct. 03, 2013

Wisconsin State Properties Unaffected by Federal Shutdown

Florida Completes Regional Beach Management Agreement

Recreational Harvest of Gray Triggerfish to Close in Louisiana State Waters Oct. 15

Washington DFW Approves Razor Clam Dig at Four Beaches Beginning Friday

Shutdown Curtails Hunting & Fishing on Arkansas Federal Lands

Florida’s TrophyCatch Program Celebrates A Year of Success

Montana FWP to Host Open House and Commission Meeting in Miles City

Michigan National Wildlife Refuges Closed Due to Federal Shutdown

U.S. Powerboat Show Begins Thursday at Annapolis

Uncle Josh Signs Elite Pro Brandon Card

AFW Fishing & Rigging Kits

Minnesota DNR Urges Sharp Eye for Invasive Species During Fall “Cabin Close-up”

Florida FWRI Plans Open House Oct. 19 at St. Pete Facility

FWC & Partners Bust Illegal Internet Sales of Fish & Wildlife

Free Map Creator Software Now Available for Lowrance, Simrad NSS and B&G Displays

New Insight Genesis Single-Tier Subscription with Premium Map Making Introduced

Billfish Conservation Act Moves Toward Total Ban on U.S. Mainland Billfish Sales

Coast Guard Assists California DFW in Commercial Salmon Season Enforcement


Updates for Wed. Oct. 02, 2013

Experts & Stakeholders Discuss Renewable Fuel Standard

Trout Unlimited Statement on Federal Government Shutdown

U.S. F&W Suspends Operations Due to Federal Shutdown

Skarlis and Steinfeldt Crowned Crappie Masters National Champions

Chippewa Flowage Hosts Cabela’s NABC World Bass Championship Oct. 11-12

Wisconsin Slates Lake Michigan Fisheries Forum for Oct. 12

Skarlis and Steinfeldt Win Crappie Masters National Championship at Grenada, Mississippi

McGhee and Brooks Win AOY Team Award for Crappie Masters Tour

Georgia Reminds Boat Owners to Register Their Boats Before Oct. 24 When New Fees Kick In

U.S. F&W Suspends Operations Due to Federal Shutdown

Alaska’s Fleming Spit Creek & Lagoon Closed Beginning Oct. 3

Mississippi WFP Foundation Names Two New Board Members

Wisconsin Slates Lake Michigan Fisheries Forum for Oct. 12

Meetings Set to Discuss Wisconsin Walleye Initiative

Iowa Fall Trout Stocking Begins Oct. 11

Florida Red Snapper Fall Season Now Open

Shakespeare Booster Raises the Bar on Marine Cellular Reception

Bass Federation Hires Industry Veteran Tammy Cox

Todd Hollowell Becomes Vicious Pro

Simms Offers Pink Wading Belt for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ron & Al Lindner Present Angling Seminar Oct 17 in Fargo, N.D.

Louisiana DWF Enforcement Division Academy to Enroll 30 Cadets

Louisiana DWF Honors Fallen Agents


Updates for Tues. Oct. 01, 2013

POMA Reports SHARE Act is Critical for Sportsmen, Outdoor Industry Communicators

Toyota Texas Classic offers Free Activities for Fans and Families

Yamaha Pro Robert Blosser Takes AOY at National Walleye Championship

North Jetty Repair Begins Oct. 2 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Friend of Oklahoma Paddlefish Honored with Fisheries Award

Florida Sets More License Free Fishing Days

Florida FWC Slates Lionfish Summit Oct. 22-24 in Cocoa Beach

Arizona’s Silver Creek Trout Fishery Opens Today

Corps Preparing for Possible Closures of Campgrounds and Day-Use Parks

Essex Side Bag for Fly Fishers from Finn Utility

Fenwick Teams with 20 Top Collegiate Anglers

OWAA Elects New Board Officers

Colorado PW Fishing Is Fun Program Awards More Than 600K in Grants

MAKO/Bass Pro Shops “Fishing Funament” Set for Fort Myers

Lake Superior Fish Cooking Classic Sold Out

Wild Oceans Calls for Support of Bluefin Tuna Protection


Updates for Mon. Sept. 30, 2013

Auburn University’s Jordan Lee Wins Bassmaster Classic Berth

Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Announces 2014 Schedule

Hank Cherry Wraps Up Bassmaster All-Star Win After ‘Perfect Day’

Los Cabos Billfish Tournament Set for Oct. 15-19

Most Areas of Puget Sound Reopen Oct. 1 to Crab Harvest

Michigan Hatchery Tours Available Weekends through Mid-November

Truman Lake Cove Closed for Zebra Mussel Treatment

Georgian Captures new Record Gator at Lake Seminole

Muskie Restoration Continues at Lake Champlain

Toyota Texas Bass Classic & Concert, Oct. 4-6

Volunteers needed for Verdel Missouri River Cleanup Oct. 5

Florida Governor to Propose $90 Million for Tamiami Flow-Way for Everglades

Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Florida’s Rookery Bay Research Reserve Gets National Designation

Florida Flood Gates Attract Redfish–And Wildlife Officers

Gulf Council to Convene Law Enforcement Advisory Panel

Georgia’s “Reelin’ in the Prizes” Fishing Challenge Oct. 1-Dec. 1 at State Parks

N.C. Marine Fisheries Seeks to Protect Marine Turtles

Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative To Connect Millions to Conservation


Updates for Fri. Sept. 27, 2013

Toyota All-Star Week A Test Of Bassmaster’s Best

Full Field Announced for Lucas Oil IFA Pro-Am Redfish Challenge at Punta Gorda

Space Coast International Surf Fishing Tournament at Cocoa Beach Starts Oct. 4

Survey Shows Hunting, Fishing & Wildlife Provide Economic Benefits for Alabama

Survey Identifies Value of Hunting & Fishing to N.C. Economy

North Carolina Trout Stockings Delayed to Oct. 14

Colorado’s Barr Lake Fish Salvage Ends, Boat Ramp Opens

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Recognizes National Hunting and Fishing Day

Colorado’s Zimmerman Lake Reclamation Underway

Vermont EPA to Survey Lake Memphremagog to Develop Depth Map

Delaware Records New State Record Swordfish

Bass University Offers Discount for Niagara Falls Classes

Bass Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Inductees

Making Way For Steelhead–Removal of Idaho Dam Reopens Spawning Reaches

Roach & Hawthorne Present Ice Fishing Clinic Sept. 28 in Blaine, Minnesota

Real-Time Monitoring Tracks Nitrate Pulses in Mississippi Basin

Louisiana Man Cited for Killing 49 Sea Gulls in Parking Lot

Missouri Anglers Face Fines for Catfish Over-Limits in Minnesota Waters

Fantasy Win Upgrades New Hampshire Angler From Canoe To Bass Boat
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Updates for Thurs. Sept. 26, 2013

Urban Wildlife Refuges to Connect Millions to Conservation

Make Someone Fall for You Hook, Line & Sinker

Washington Schedules Razor Clam Digs

Colorado T.U. Director Calls for Trout-Friendly Restoration After Floods

Washington’s Puyallup River Salmon Fishery Reopens in October

Pennsylvania FBC to Hold Business Meeting Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Erie

Red Snapper Fall Season in Federal Waters of Gulf Begins Oct. 1

American Bass Anglers Joins Forces with Fishhound.com.

Introducing the New BOOYAH Boo Series

Michigan DNR Accepting Applications for Dam Removal Grants Through Nov. 15

Ohio’s Malabar Farm Renovations to be Unveiled Sept. 28-29

RFA-New Jersey Displays at Tuckerton & Ocean City

Delaware Fish & Wildlife Photo Contest Ends Oct. 15


Updates for Wed. Sept. 25, 2013

Mountain Lion Reported in South Dakota’s Oahe Dam Area

Jersey Shore Tournaments This Fall

N.C. Delayed Harvest Trout Waters Open Oct. 1

N.C. Wildlife Commission Confirms Reports of Vessel Registration Increases

Iowa Family Outdoor Expo in Des Moines Sept. 28-29

Public Invited to Discuss Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake Plan

N.C. MFC Seeks Advisers for Fisheries Issues

Delaware DFW Announces Online Shark Guide for Anglers

Wisconsin Proposal to Increase Fish Habitat Projects

New York DEC Invites Comment on Upper Salmon River Management Unit

N.C.’s Tuckasegee River to Get 19,600 Trout This Fall.

Atlantic City In-Water Powerboat Show is Sept. 26-29

Newport Boat Show Reports Increased Attendance, Strong Sales

FLW Pro Dudley to Meet-and-Greet in Aberdeen, Mississippi Sept. 28

Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to Meet In Philadelphia Oct. 7-10

Chillin’ Brew Enters “Chili” New Territory

Texans Arrested for Crab Theft in Louisiana’s Cameron Pari

U.S. F&W Initiates Status Review of 10 Foreign Sturgeon Species


Updates for Tues. Sept. 24, 2013

Gilman and Converse Win Cabela’s National Walleye Tour Championship At Devils Lake, N.D.

U. of Louisiana-Monroe Anglers Win Ranger Cup University Fish-Off

Tampa’s Hillsborough Community College Foundation to Host Fund-Raising Tournament

Walleye Regulations on Minnesota’s Leech Lake To Be Reviewed Oct. 9 in Walker

Autumn is Prime Time for Targeting Michigan Salmon, Steelhead

Expect Road Blocks During Fall Hunting, Fishing Seasons in New Mexico

Large Trout Stocked Below South Dakota’s Oahe Dam

North Carolina to Increase Boat Registration Fees Oct. 1

Bill Clinton and Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Greers Ferry

Mississippi DWFP to Host Free Fishing Day Oct 5 at Lake Bogue Homa

Seasonal Lake Changes to Begin at Michigan’s Lake Hamlin Oct. 28

Florida’s Gulf Red Snapper Season Set for Oct. 1-21

NOAA Increases South Atlantic Black Sea Bass Catch Limits

EBSCO/PRADCO Donate Land to Fort Smith, Arkansas, Special School District

Grand Prize Winners Announced in Crestliner’s “Trumped” Online Fishing Tournament

Angler Alert: Public Hearing on Longlines in Ft. Pierce October 1

Florida’s FWCC Seeks Info on Long-Term Mooring in Five Municipalities

Updates for Mon. Sept. 23, 2013

University of Arkansas Wins College Fishing Southern Conference Event on Lake Hamilton

Lefebre Recaps Forrest Wood Cup on Red River

FLW Announces 2014 EverStart Schedule, Payouts

Mueller Wins Eastern Divisional By Pursuing Largemouth at Sebago

Chris Jones Solves Arkansas River At Bassmaster Central Open

Louisiana DWF to Host National Hunting & Fishing Day Events Sept. 28

Missouri D.C. to Hold Vehicle and Equipment Auction Oct. 19

Michigan DNR Offers Free Tours at Boardman River Weir

Corps Seeks Volunteers for Beaver Lake Cleanup Sept. 28

Washington Expands Chinook Fishing Area on Snake & Columbia Rivers

Fish Free in New Mexico Sept. 28

Everglades NP Seeks Public Comment on Seagrass Plan

New Hampshire Announces High School Bass Tournament

Florida’s Mote Marine Slates Oceanic Evening Fund-Raiser Oct. 26

Wisconsin Celebrates National Public Lands Day Sept. 28

Florida DEP Sets Water Quality Standards for 18 Estuaries

Delaware Conservation Districts Announce Annual Poster Contests


Updates for Wed. Sept. 20, 2013

Amphibia Sports Sponsors New National Walleye Tour

2014 Opens Series To Qualify Anglers For The Bassmaster Classic And Elite Series

Michigan DNR Announces Surplus Salmon Availability

Meeting Slated for Nebraska’s Conestoga Lake Rehab Project

Arizona Urban Fishing Opportunities

Illinois Fall Trout Season Opens Oct. 19

Restrictions During Spawning Runs on Michigan’s Clinton River Next Year

Florida’s Recreational Scallop Season Closes Sept. 25

Delaware’s McGinnis Pond Ramp to Close for Upgrades Sept. 23-27

N.C. DMF Seeks Input on Funding Commercial Observer Program

N.C. Shad, Black Drum Fisheries on Committee’s Agendas

Sportsman Channel and Comcast Partner with Everett Coho Derby to Help Feed Those in Need

Kavajecz, Parsons Team with MotorGuide on New Xi5 Trolling Motor

Florida MarineQuest Open House at FWRI in St. Petersburg Oct. 19

Mississippi’s Tunica County Youth Fishing Rodeo Rescheduled to Sept. 28

Trout Unlimited Praises EPA, Army Corps for Clean Water Actions

Congress Urged to Save Funding for Fish, Wildlife & Habitat


Updates for Wed. Sept. 18, 2013

School of Fish adds “Fish On” Kids Books

Toyota Texas Bass Classic Fields Set

Heller Bar Boat Ramp On Snake River to Close for Repairs Sept. 24-25

Still Time to Save $50 On Alabama Bass License Plate

New Largemouth Regs in Effect on Florida’s Lake Jackson

After a Fight, Boaters Get Reprieve with California Legislature

Michigan Set for Nov. 1 Start of Enhanced Campsite/Harbor Reservation System

Indiana’s Lake County Waters to be Stocked with Catfish in October

State Record Gar Caught from Georgia’s Lake Lanier

Booyah and Yum Named Official Lures of Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series

Big Wins for Rapala Pros

Stop Aquatic Hitchikers Partners with Pacific States MFC

Massachusetts MFI Workshop Slated for Oct. 9-11

New York DEC Releases Draft Hudson River Restoration Plan


Updates for Tues. Sept. 17, 2013

Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Championship Set for Everglades N.P. Sept. 20-22

Diegel, Steffen Score Third Straight Win At Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit Finale

Bassmaster Releases Schedule for 2014 Elite Series Events

Colorado “Path Forward” Meeting Slated for Today Cancelled Due to Floods

Multiple Colorado Parks, Wildlife Areas Closed Due to Flooding

National Hunting & Fishing Day Expo Sept. 21 in New Hampshire

Lake Michigan’s Ecosystem Examined in Free Podcast Series

Georgia Wildlife Resources Director Named President Of N.A. Fish & Wildlife Agencies Association

Minnesota DNR Extends Deadline for Conservation Officer Applications to Sept. 20

Gulf Council To Meet In Tampa Oct. 8-10

IGFA Announces Legendary Captains & Crews Honorees

Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in 150 Alligator Tag Violations


Updates for Mon. Sept. 16, 2013

CCA Fall Fly Fishing Challenge on Florida’s West Coast

Field Set for Ranger Cup University’s 2013 Fish-Off Sept. 21

Amateur Big Bass Challenge Set for Lake Fork, Texas

Cabela’s National Walleye Tour to Wrap Up at Devil’s Lake with Championship

Weaver & Weaver Win Redfish Tour Event at Aransas Pass, Texas

Mike Iaconelli Realizes Dream At Bassmaster Northern Open

Okrasinski Wins IFA Kayak Tour Event at Aransas Pass, Texas


Florida Photo Release Tourney Sept. 20-21 at Charlotte Harbor

New Washington/Oregon Rules Reflect Record Chinook Run in Columbia River

N.C. Anglers Will Not Be Required to Report Sea Turtle Interactions

Michigan’s Van Riper S.P. Boating Access to Close Temporarily Beginning Sept. 23

Fall Razor Clam Season To Open Early at Washington’s Twin Harbors

Louisiana DWF Hearing Slated on Salivinia Control at Lake Bistineau

Commercial Fishermen Needed in N.C. to Remove Marine Debris

Oklahoma WCC Tours Durant State Fish Hatchery

Now is time to Dust Off Panfish Gear in Georgia

NOAA Announces Extension of Gulf Red Snapper Season, Increased Quota

Corps of Engineers Meetings This Week on Everglades Planning Project

Slow Learner: Florida Boater Arrested for BUI

Florida Sea Turtle Nesting Breaks Local West Coast Records

Atlantic Salmon Restoration Effort on New Hampshire’s Merrimack River to End

Coast Guard Assisting with Honolulu Molasses Spill Response


Updates for Fri. Sept. 13, 2013

Texas’ Eisenhower S.P. Hosts Free Fly Fishing Course Saturday

Field Set for Ranger Cup University’s 2013 Fish-Off

Jason Christie Predicts A Tight, Tough Battle in the Bassmaster Open On The Arkansas River

Brown Wins U.S. Open on Lake Mead

Vermont Muskie Restoration Efforts Extend Further into Historic Range

New Rules in Works to Fight Texas Zebra Mussels

Robo-Fish At Work with Dept. of Homeland Security on Battleship TEXAS

WFN Partners with National Parks Conservation Association

Evolve Fishing Partners with Traditions Media

Custom Jigs & Spins Teams with Traditions Media

Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame


Updates for Thurs. Sept. 12, 2013

Coastal Anglers Closer to Congressional Assist

Minimum Flows Begin at Arkansas’ Bull Shoals

Louisiana CCA to Host Fishing Seminar Sept. 24

New Virginia State Record Hybrid Striper Certified

TU Praises Forest Service Stream/River Restoration Programs

Wild Salmon Return to Restored Habitat in California

N.C.’s Pechmann Center Hosts Wildlife Expo Sept. 28

Delaware NREC Celebrates National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 15 With Family Events

Report Details Climate Change Harms to Freshwater Fish

American Rivers Organization Calls for Bringing Alabama’s Coosa Back to Life

Atlantic Salmon Foundation “Salmo-meter” and Live Release

Woman Dead Following Boating Accident Near Georgetown, S.C.

America’s Tall Ship to Visit Portsmouth, Va.

Try Pitching a Trigger X Flutter Worm says Jacob Wheeler


Updates for Wed. Sept. 11, 2013

‘Fan Favorites’ Determined: Final Four Join Field For Toyota All-Star Week

2014 Cabela’s School of the Year Program Underway

New Mexico DGF Sports New Look at State Fair

Mississippi Exhibit Features Record-Breaking Alligator Gar–and 800-Pound Alligator

North Carolina Clarifies PFD Requirements

Gill Net Setback from N.C. Beaches Takes Effect Sept. 15

RFA Praises National Research Council Report on Flexibile Fish Management

Georgia Schedules Events for National Hunting & Fishing Day Sept. 28

Kids Cook-off at Nebraska’s Missouri River Outdoor Expo Sept. 21-22 Mississippi DWFP & Tunica County to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo Sept. 14

Mississippi DWFP & Tunica County to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo Sept. 14

Family Outdoors Expo in Des Moines, Iowa Sept. 28-29

Louisiana DWF Cites Man for Gator Violations

New Jersey “Spill Spotters” Call for Volunteers on Shark River


Updates for Tues. Sept. 10, 2013

Blankenship Wins Walmart BFL on High Rock Lake

Snider Wins Walmart BFL on Barren River Lake

Wooley Wins Walmart BFL on Pickwick Lake

Utah Single-Fly Winner: The Green River

Bylotas Wins Walmart BFL At 1000 Islands

Brantley Wins Walmart BFL on Lake of the Ozarks

Alabama’s Carruth, George Win Toyota Bonus Bucks Owners Tournament On Wheeler

Washington Extends Upper Boundary of Wenatchee Chinook Fishery

Arizona’s Free Sportfishing Program Registration for Educators Ends Friday

Minnesota DNR Predicts Brilliant Fall Colors Season

Habitat Foundation Donation to Fund Fisheries Projects in N.C.

Florida Adds More License-Free Fishing Days

Michigan NRC to Meet Thursday in Lansing

Colorado P&W Commission to Meet Sept. 12-13

Izaak Walton League to Assist in National Hunting & Fishing Day Events Sept. 28

Conservation Issues Highlight Mammoth Lakes Fly Fishing Faire

Corps to Host Missouri River Recovery Meetings Sept. 11 and 18

State of Lake Michigan/Beach Association Conference in Sheboygan

Environmental Progress on the Great Lakes


Updates for Mon. Sept. 9, 2013

Mako/Bass Pro Shops Fishing Funament in Islamorada Sept. 19-22

WON Bass U.S. Open Gets Underway Today

Bash on the Bay at Upper Chesapeake Sept. 15

Watson Wins PAA on Table Rock

Florida Space Coast Surf Fishing Tourney Oct. 4-19

New Mexico Investigates Catfish Deaths at Ute Lake

Montana FWP Seeks Comment on Primitive Fishing Access Site Rules

Michigan’s Ironton Ramp Replacement to Begin Sept. 16

Louisiana Red Snapper Season Continues Through Sept. 29 in State Waters

Washington’s Samish River Salmon Fishery Extended, Anglers Cautioned

New Arizona License Structure and Fees Details

Application deadline for Arizona G&F Commission is Sept. 20

Kayaks Make Great Angling Tools says Ohio DNR

Tropic Ocean Airways Expands Bahamas and Keys Service

Marine Dealer Conference Registrations up 31.7 Percent

Annapolis Boat Shows Sold to Local Maritime Execs

N.C. WRC Plans National Hunting & Fishing Day Events

Hudson River Restoration Plan Meetings Slated

New “Most Wanted” List from INTERPOL Targets Illegal Commercial Fishing

Maryland NRP Seizes More than 200 Undersized Striped Bass

Coast Guard Refloats Fishing Vessel near Grays Harbor, Washington

Targeting Bonefish In The Southeast Region With Capt. Jimbo Thomas

Updates for Fri. Sept. 6, 2013

“School of Fish” Adds Frabill and Plano As Sponsors

Sept. 25 Deadline for Texas Bluegill Tourney Registration

IFA Redfish Tours Return to Ruskin, Florida

Ohio Anglers Ready To Take On Erie In Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open

Arizona G&F to Meet Today and Saturday in Show Low

Washington DFW Reminds Anglers of Closures on Puyallup River

Florida Implements Special Events License Exemption for Disabled Vets, Military Personnel

Florida FWC Takes Action on Red Snapper, Grouper

Louisiana Crab Trap Removal Program

Louisiana DWF Withdraws Participation in NOAA Snapper Survey

Florida FWC Bans Boca Grande Jig for Tarpon

Volunteers Needed for Cleanup of Tampa Bay Sept. 28

Texas Seagrass Protection Now in Effect

National Wildlife Federation Releases Report on Climate Change and Freshwater Fish

Louisiana DWF Makes Red Snapper Cases

Texas Wardens Arrest Fishing Tournament Director


Updates for Thurs. Sept. 5, 2013

Winnebago Team Walleye Tournament Sept. 8 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Wick, Troumbly Win Classic Bass Invitational at Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Michigan’s Great Outdoors Youth Jamboree is Sept. 8

N.C. Marine Fisheries Takes Action on Several Issues

Trout Unlimited Praises NWF Climate Change Report

IGFA Receives Numerous Records Applications through September, 2013–Including Wade Boggs Bluefish

American Bass Anglers and Fishhound.com Create Partnership

ProMariner Introduces ProSport Generation 3 Battery Chargers

AFW adds Stainless Steel Ball Bearing Swivels

Hobie Cat Mirage Sport Plays to All Audiences

Chris Lee Named N.C. Marine Fisheries Enforcement Officer of the Year

Ralph Meloon Inducted into NMMA Hall of Fame

Gander Mountain Helps Bring Twins Pitchers to Lake Minnetonka for Charity

Michigan Sportsmen Invited to Gear Up at Outdoors Swap Meet Sept. 14

Florida Governor Announces Nearly $37 Million For Springs Projects

Lassiter Mill Dam Taken Down in Randolph County, N.C.

Coast Guard Setting Security Zone in Boston Inner Harbor for NFL Opener Tonight

Coast Guard Assists in Delivering Baby 100 Miles Offshore

Updates for Wed. Sept. 4, 2013

Coming up in Walmart BFL Competition

FLW College Northern Invitational Headed to Chesapeake Bay

New License Structure and Fees in Arizona for 2014

Michigan DNR to Close Portion of St. Joseph River Sept. 10-11

Wisconsin Sets Meeting on Panfish Management

Fishing Regulations Relaxed at Iowa’s Rice Lake

Gulf Council Reviews Red Snapper Alternatives

Free Fishing Event in Pinellas Park, Florida Sept. 7-8

Hoosier Outdoor Experience at Fort Harrison S.P. Sept. 21-22

Columbia River Sturgeon Celebration

Texas Researchers Restore 8 Acres of Oyster Reef

Removal of Batten Kill’s Dufresne Dam to Restore River Habitat

California DFW Arrests 13 Abalone Poaching Suspects

Targeting Blackfin Tuna In The Panhandle Region With Capt. Pat Dineen

Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association Honors Young Communicators


Updates for Tues. Sept. 3, 2013

Fralick Takes a Dive but Still Wins B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional

Utah DWR Recommends Fishing Changes

Public Fish Salvage Underway at Colorado’s Barr Lake

New Rules for Steelhead on Washington’s Tuscannon River

Seven California F&W Officers Sworn In

Take a Friend Fishing Free Sept. 7 in California

See Kokanee Salmon at Utah’s Sheep Creek

Fall Salmon Run Underway in Washington

Cabela’s NWT and Future Fisherman Foundation Partner for Youth Event at Devils Lake

Oklahoma Wildlife Expo Postponed to 2014

Public Invited to Celebrate 75th Year of Washington’s Vancouver Hatchery

Sign Up for Delaware Coastal Cleanup

Volunteers Needed for Greers Ferry and Little Red River Cleanup Sept. 7

Director of Florida’s DEP on St. Lucie Basin Issues

Sierra Club Applauds Florida Governor’s Commitment to Tamiami Trail Bridging

Sea Turtle Nests Up Dramatically in Southeast

Mote Releases Sea Turtle from Florida’s Lido Beach


Updates for Fri. Aug. 30, 2013

North Carolina’s Hank Cherry Takes B.A.S.S. Rookie Of The Year Title

FLW Tour Bans Alabama Rigs, Announces 2014 Schedule, Payouts

Permits for North Mississippi NWR Now Available through State DWFP

Minnesota’s Zippel Bay S.P. to Close Sept. 9 for Improvements

Georgia Considers New Fishing Rules in Fresh & Salt Water

N.Y. DEC Sturgeon Restoration Efforts Succeeding

Everglades NP Seeks Comment on Seagrass Restoration Plan

New Hampshire Atlantic Salmon Restoration Meeting Sept. 5


Updates for Thurs. Aug. 29, 2013

Volunteers Needed For National Estuaries Day on Tampa Bay

IFA Redfish Tours Head to Aransas Pass, Texas

Aaron Martens Claims Second Toyota AOY Crown

B.A.S.S., ABA End Licensing Agreement for Weekend Series

American Bass Anglers Renames Series to “Weekend Bass Tour”

Colorado Fires Not Affecting Trout in San Luis Valley–Yet

Michigan’s Otter Lake Drawdown to Begin Aug. 29

Illinois DNR To Conduct Auction of Confiscated/Abandoned Property Sept. 14

Buck-Shot Spoons from Northland

Bass University Adds Niagara Falls to 2014 Schedule

Arizona Becoming Destination for Monster Flathead Catfish

Arizona Becoming Destination for Monster Flathead Catfish

New Hampshire G&F at the State Fair Aug. 29-Sept. 2

MarineMax Yacht Gala at Pier 121 Marina in Dallas Sept. 6

Fertig & Gavin Set new N.Y to Bermuda Speed Record on Live Video Feed

Gulf Restoration Plan Includes Angler Engagement

Climate Change Affecting Ocean, Marine Resources, Says NOAA

Most of Puget Sound Closes to Crabbing at Sunset on Sept. 2

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