Fishing Information

Fishing Information

Why Do You Need a Tacklebox?

A tacklebox or a tackle bag is a necessity to store your fishing lures, bobbers, and hooks. A tacklebox is a necessity to store your expensive lures.

The Fish Dont Care What You Wear

The fish don't care what you wear. Waders, vests and hats for fishermen are necessities to brave the elements.

A Big Fish Story

Ketchikan, located in southeast Alaska, is a good place to fish for halibut. Sally and John Balch live in Ketchikan and have a favorite spot nearby to halibut fish.

Four Fly Fishing Tips

Good Fly PresentationObviously, the goal when casting a fly is to present the fly to the fish in a realistic manner. You are trying to simulate nature here.

10 Fishing Gems

Fishing Gem #1 - When Is Best?If you are in a boat and plan to anchor and bottom fish, get out there before the sun goes down and set up .Over many years, it has been noticed that a good bite usually starts 2 hours before sunrise.

What Has Happened to the Cod Stocks Off the Shores of Newfoundland?

The Newfoundland cod stocks. What has happened to cod fishing off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland? Several centuries ago, John Cabot, sailing under the English flag, found the richest fishing area the world would come to know.

Do You Know How To Clean A Fish?

Now that you have caught your dream fish, do you know how to clean? Good job. You must be so proud of yourself.

Do You Know How to Fillet a Fish?

Finally you've caught the perfect fish. Now, do you know how to fillet your fish? You can't be happier.

Do you Know How to Take the Perfect Picture of Your Fish?

Nothing is better than to snap a photo of your big fish that you just caught. You've spent the day out on the lake and then you feel a pull at the line.

The Yellowfins from HELL!

Hi Lee Palm/Red Rooster crew(San Diego - California)..

Understanding the Effects Moonlight on Swordfishing

In order to better understand why swordfish concentrate their feeding habits in certain depths on any given night or why the bite is better during different times of the month requires you to better understand how the effects of moonlight influence swordfish.Before you can understand how moonlight affects swordfish, you must understand the moon and its phases.

Importance of Artificial Light While Swordfishing

The use of light, either chemical or battery powered plays an important role in catching swordfish. There is no question that the use of artificial light increases the probability of catching a swordfish.

Fishing for Salmon? Do You Know the Different Salmon Species?

Did you know that there are five species of Pacific salmon and one species of Atlantic salmon? Further, did you know that all 5 species of Pacific salmon run wild in Alaska?We're proud of our wild salmon here in Alaska, and rightly so. On the one hand the wild salmon are great sport fish and we Alaskans love to spend gorgeous summer weekends challenging them.

Marine News Fall 2004 - Endangered and Threatened in Florida

Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society.

Swordfishing in South Florida

Southeast Florida Swordfishing - "Purple Fever"Once you have your tackle ready to go, let us describe a typical drift out in South Florida's Gulf Stream. We are basing this drift using 4 lines.

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05/26/2018 07:16 PM
a Boatload of Nostalgia: Readers share their fishing memories

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05/26/2018 07:53 AM
4-Reel Fishina

Hello my fellow anglers. Say, did anyone of you read the article on the front page of the Ukiah Daily Journal last Sunday? It was titled, 'Eel River dam removal sought'.

05/26/2018 03:23 AM
DWR reminds everyone about free fishing day coming June 9

Fishing license not required on Free Fishing Day If you'd like to introduce someone to fishing-or you'd like to give fishing a try, but you don't have a fishing license-mark June 9 on your calendar. June 9 is Free Fishing Day in Utah.

05/25/2018 11:04 PM
Shore Thing Fishing Report: Speck-tacular catches out there right now

The near shore reefs along Hancock and Harrison County have been full of fish, particularly speckled trout. Thus far, May has been nothing short of "Speck"-tacular!!! The salinity and temperatures have brought in a huge amount of shrimp, pogies, mullet and speckled trout.

05/25/2018 06:25 PM
N.J. puts new regulations on 4x4 beach driving to save endangered shorebirds

Beachgoers read signs on the north end of Brigantine Island that begins new regulations for 4-wheel drive access, Saturday, April 21, 2018. ( As thousands of people flock to the Jersey Shore for the unofficial start to summer this Memorial Day weekend, visitors to a pristine section of beach on the North End of Brigantine will be greeted by new restrictions and a special new permit.

05/25/2018 01:52 PM
Youngsters' fishing day in Gresham offers tackle and trout

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a youth fishing event at the pond from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids younger than 12 don't need a fishing license, required at a lower cost than adult licenses of those between 12 and 17. Licenses aren't available at the pond. Volunteers and department staff, however, will hand out rods, reels, tackle and bait to those who need it and help teach youngsters how to catch trout.

05/25/2018 09:04 AM
Easy to find and fun to catch, bluegill are America's fish

Bluegill - scrappy, hard-fighting and one of the most widely distributed fish in America - are popular among anglers of all ages and skill levels. SAMBURG, Tenn.

05/25/2018 06:44 AM
AMMILVETS Hooked Up 4 Veterans tourney Sunday

This year's Hooked Up 4 Veterans charity fishing tournament will be held Sunday, May 27, at Cape Harbour Marina, at 5828 Cape Harbour Drive Cape Coral, FL 33914 The American Military Veterans Foundation 6th Annual charity fishing tournament is named in honor and memory of Larry Steponik, a two-time Purple Heart recipient and very active member of the organization. He passed away Nov. 19, 2017.

05/25/2018 02:12 AM
2018 Game and Fish Catfish Forecasts

When the weather heats up, so does the catfish bite. Game & Fish can help you catch more whisker fish this summer.

05/24/2018 09:46 PM
Metricminds Announces Release Date for VR Fishing Game Catch & Release for the Steam & Oculus Store

Frankfurt 24th May 2018a a Internationally renowned game services company METRICMINDS GmbH & Co. KG has announced their first VR project called "Catch & Release".

05/24/2018 04:58 PM
Get Outside! State Parks Announce "Outdoors Day" Celebrations

Celebrate Outdoors Day in the Adirondack region! On June 9, free Outdoors Day events will be hosted across the state as a part of Governor Andrew Cuomo's Adventure NY initiative. Perfect for all ages, this fun-filled day of free events will make your Outdoors Day one to remember.

05/24/2018 12:15 PM
Young anglers, take note:

Young anglers are invited to enjoy a free youth fishing tournament at North Sterling State Park over Memorial Day weekend. Grab your fishing rod and your family and head out to North Sterling State Park for some fun in the sun over Memorial Day weekend.

05/24/2018 07:28 AM
Ken Perrotte: Hunting symposium struggles with how to solve declining numbers

IN AN EVENT that sounds like it had all the trappings of a nationwide pep rally to support recruiting, retaining and reactivating hunters and recreational shooters, 325 representatives from conservation groups, trade associations and governmental agencies met in Lincoln, Neb., this week for the first-ever R3 Symposium. On Tuesday, leaders from the Council to Advance Hunting and the Shooting Sports, Archery Trade Association, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service signed a Memorandum of Understanding related to the issue.

05/24/2018 02:42 AM
Finding Exploitable Ledges Was Critical

Some high finishes were turned in at the Kentucky Lake FLW Tour by anglers who fished the shallow bushes, but the big money was made on the venue's famed offshore ledges. Jason Lambert caught more combined weight over the first 3 days than anyone else did in 4, but it still took a solid 18-pound average to crack the top 5. Among the 2nd- through 5th-place competitors were three guys who many observers had tabbed as pre-tournament favorites considering their ledge-fishing prowess and past success at the lake.

05/23/2018 10:07 PM
LORDA attracts growing number of guests

Brock Aikens and his grandfather, Donnie feed the fish at LORDA. They were among a number of guests enjoying the sunny weather on Friday afternoon at the park in Lansdowne.

05/23/2018 05:13 PM
The Fishing Line May 23

Hey! We're down to two days till the opening of the 2018 summer flounder season. Before that though, some nice keeper-sized stripers are starting to show up, and the drum fish really took off this past weekend.

05/23/2018 12:20 PM
3 State Records Broken in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported new records for lake sturgeon , golden redhorse and silver redhorse. Jack Burke, fishing on Rainy Mountain in Koochiching County May 4 with buddy Michael Orgas, set the catch-and-release record for lake sturgeon .

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