Sportsmen’s Alliance proposed license hike for residents, non-residents.
License holders can now report game harvests via smartphone or other mobile device.
Each DNR auction offers hundreds of confiscated items — hunting and fishing gear in particular.
The fish can be spotted moving up the falls during warmer days in mid to late April and sometimes into early May during years with late winters. The best times to spot the fish leaping the falls are in the late morning and early afternoon as the sun is hitting the waters.
The fishing and hunting report is compiled using reports from conservation officers, hunting guides and fishing guides. North Lake Michigan: The northern harbors like Waukegan have been hit and miss from Johnson’s and Government piers. The downtown harbors have been producing fish very well this early season. The powerliners have been doing well on both the coho and browns with…
Western New York (Trout stocking update) DEC regional fisheries staff have battled high water conditions but have managed to stock several waters this month. Anglers can call the Randolph Hatchery Fish Stocking Hotline at (716) 358-4950 for weekly stocking updates. Among the waters stocked this month are: Allegany County: Allen Lake (Allen), Dodge Creek (Clarksville), Little Genesee Creek (Bolivar), Genesee…
ASHLAND AREA The smelters that went out April 13 pulled in only one gallon of smelt. The smelters with drop nets at Bay View Beach pulled in only a few smelt, so smelting is just now getting started. There are steelhead in the rivers. With any rain expect more fresh fish in the streams. The early steelhead season on the…
Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS The ice is gone, but there hasn’t been much to report from anglers. As water temperatures continue to warm, many of the bays and boat harbors will start to hold panfish. Johnson’s Portside (320) 676-3811 Terry’s Boat Harbor (320) 692-4430 LAKE OF THE WOODS Sturgeon fishing continues to be good in the…
Crews reportedly netted and tagged about 200 fish Monday, including one as large as 78 inches in Shiocton.
Lawmakers are set to study how the use of publicly-owned bodies of water over privately-owned land should be regulated.
Rainbows stocked in lakes around the state each spring.
DNR able to catch enough female muskies to get nearly 500,000 eggs, which were then shipped to the East Fork Hatchery in southwest Indiana, where they will hatch and eventually produce 20,000 muskie fingerlings that will be stocked in 14 waters throughout the state.
Ohio anglers win pro angler and co-angler titles and three of the top four in the pro division hail from the host state in last week’s tournament.
What was thought to be a black crappie was a hybrid white and black crappie.
The program aims to collect data from fishing trips on all of New York’s Finger Lakes and selected Lake Ontario embayments of DEC Regions 7 and 8.
Over the course of a typical year, the DNR will stock roughly 26 million fish weighing nearly 350 tons, including eight species of trout and salmon and three coolwater strains of walleye and muskellunge.
Former state senator for whom the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council is partially named not a fan of Legacy bill unanimously passed by House last week.
Recognizing the interest in college angling — Illinois has more than a handful of college teams — Illinois Outdoor News will continue to follow the teams through the spring and into the summer.
Last fall’s egg take was excellent, exceeding the goal of raising 400,000 salmon for stocking purposes.
It’s all about giving the future generation (and anglers of all ages) the knowledge they need to learn something new and spend more time outdoors.
Comes after an emergency rule was approved by the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board.
10th anniversary of free fishing and instruction at Six Mile Waterworks.
No chinook and coho salmon fishing for sport and commercial fishers for 2017.
Hunters spent more than $682.7 million and anglers spent over $271.3 million. Trappers, wildlife viewers and boaters were also big spenders with a combined contribution of almost $140 million.
Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Anglers are catching open water saugeyes at the North Bank ramp. Successful fishermen are using jig and minnow combinations, Swedish Pimples, or blade baits. At Thornport, anglers are catching small crappies and yellow perch. Fish are shallow, with successful anglers fishing just about six inches deep. Alum Creek Reservoir (Delaware County)…
Fellow Wisconsin anglers Barb Carey and Hannah Stonehouse Hudson and Minnesota’s Shelly Holland also among six American anglers to compete in Hungary in the 2017 championships.