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.

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. It?s a secret spot, so don?t ask where it is.

Four Fly Fishing Tips

Good Fly Presentation

10 Fishing Gems

Fishing Gem #1 ? When Is Best?

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?

Do You Know How To Clean A Fish?

Now that you have caught your dream fish, do you know how to clean?

Do You Know How to Fillet a Fish?

Finally you've caught the perfect fish. Now, do you know how to fillet your fish?

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.

The Yellowfins from HELL!

Hi Lee Palm/Red Rooster crew(San Diego - California).. Keep my rail spot cool for me - won't you?

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.

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?

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. Most of our planet is covered by water, a necessary ingredient of human life. The state of our oceans should be uppermost in our minds in order for quality of life for all species to remain as it is.

Swordfishing in South Florida

Southeast Florida Swordfishing ? ?Purple Fever?

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Fishing mailbag: Why aren’t anglers catching fish at Mormon Reservoir this spring?  Idaho Statesman

This week's fishing mailbag includes items on Mormon Reservoir, fishing for golden mahseer in Bhutan and the ANGLR fishing app.

WNY angler wins $15,500 in LOC Spring Fishing Derby on Lake Ontario

Robert Mueller, of Hamburg, N.Y. won the derby's $15000 grand prize with his 25-pound, 14-ounce Chinook salmon.

West Aurora perseveres, rides wave to 3rd in IHSA bass fishing  Chicago Sun-Times

A strong showing on Day 3 allowed West Aurora to make a big jump in the final results.

Protests as Bangladesh slaps two-month ban on shallow-water fishing  FRANCE 24

Dhaka (AFP). Bangladesh has banned fishing in the Bay of Bengal for the next two months in an effort to replenish stocks, a minister said Tuesday, triggering ...

Fisherman, shark have 'tug of war' with fishing net  Fox News

A video of a fisherman has gone viral showing him trying to fight off a shark that was reportedly eating his fish. FISHERWOMAN REELS IN 1,200-LB SHARK ...

WDFW FISHING RULE CHANGE: Sport halibut season dates added for 2019  Access Washington

Action: In addition to dates already announced, recreational halibut fishing will be open Thursday, June 6 in Marine Area 2. Recreational halibut fishing will be ...

Women In Commercial Fishing Say Harassment Is Part Of The Job  NPR

Women make up roughly 15% of Alaska's commercial fishing industry, and sexual harassment is part of the job. Being on a boat for weeks at a time makes ...

Three fishing staycations for Memorial Day  Daily Herald

For many of you, plans for Memorial Day Weekend are already in place, and you are madly working on de-winterizing your boats, RVs, and fishing tackle.

Fishing report for week of May 22-28: Bass in Valley reservoirs, kokanee at Shaver best bites  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of May 22-28, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.

Israel expands Gaza fishing zone 'to avoid humanitarian deterioration'  Haaretz

Israel has expanded fishing zones along the coast of Gaza from 12 nautical miles (22 km) to 15, the Defense Ministry announced Tuesday, as part of the ...

Cleveland Fishing Co. is T-shirt brand for anglers

Brian Tighe started the Cleveland Fishing Co. to create a brand for Ohio anglers and to help out the fishing community.

Bangladesh bans fishing for 65 days to save fish  BBC News

The government says the 65-day ban during the breeding season will boost dwindling fish stocks.

Spring fishing in full swing across Iowa  The Red Oak Express

Crappies and bluegills are biting in small ponds and lakes across Iowa. Spring panfish fishing is a great time to introduce beginners of all ages to fishing.

Game and Fish's efforts to improve fishing | Local News  Payson Roundup

I have been continually impressed with the hard work and dedication of the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) to improve our fishing opportunities ...

Here's your fishing guide for Memorial Day weekend and beyond  East Idaho News

The following is a news release from Idaho Fish and Game. IDAHO FALLS – Summer is almost here, and Memorial Day weekend for many Idahoans is the ...

'Fishing for cats' suspect charged with torture - News  Citizens Voice

PLYMOUTH — Authorities on Tuesday hit a borough man with aggravated animal cruelty charges alleging he baited and snared cats with fish hooks.

State officials took their grandfather's fishing record away. Now, they're pushing back.  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Roy Groves with a 55-pound catfish caught in 1949. For nearly 70 years it stood as South Dakota's record channel catfish until it was voided on May 20, 2019.

Magnet fishing is what one makes of it  Boing Boing Magnet fishing, or the art of dropping a magnet into deep water with a rope attached to it, is almost as compelling to watch as ...

Fish fences across the tropical seas having large-scale devastating effects

Huge fish fences which are commonly used in tropical seas are causing extensive social, ecological and economic damage and are threatening marine ...

Alabama nonprofit takes special-needs children on hunting, fishing trips  Alabama NewsCenter

Kidz Outdoors works around the year to give special-needs children across the country hunting and fishing opportunities they would otherwise not have.

Medieval Overfishing Transformed Europe's Fisheries  The Atlantic

More than 700 years ago, demand for sturgeon, salmon, and other fish was so high that kings had to start regulating fishing.

Local Divers Nab PETA Award for Saving Shark Caught in Fishing Line  PETA

A Compassionate Action Award is on its way from PETA to divers Randel Sands and Ron Nash for freeing a 6-foot-long nurse shark who was entangled in A ...

‘You should face the truth.’ Bridge over Puyallup River to carry the name Fishing Wars  Tacoma News Tribune

The Puyallup River Bridge between Tacoma and Fife is expected to be renamed after the Fishing Wars. Bill Sterud, a member of the Puyallup Tribal Council, ...

The Fishing Report: May 16, 2019

Correction: The Fishing Report video shows Anchor River fishing to open May 18-22, but The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has implemented a sport ...

Ghost nets still fishing in the deep waters of Puget Sound  Kitsap Sun

Lost and abandoned fishing nets, which have killed millions of sea creatures in Puget Sound, still lurk in deeper, darker waters, where they continue to catch fish ...

Trial delayed until June for Copeland man accused of killing his father aboard fishing boat  Naples Daily News

A trial for the Copeland man accused of killing his father aboard a fishing boat in the Gulf of Mexico in March was delayed Monday, according to court documents ...

Crappie Fishing the Spring to Summer Transition  Wired2Fish

Some great tips on targeting crappie as they move out of the shallow spawning areas on their way to their summer locations.

10 Fishing Books Every Angler Should Read  GearJunkie

Fishing stories are as old as the rivers that hold 'em. We've collected some of our favorite fishing books to fill the time when you're away from the water.

RESULTS: First responders participate in annual fishing tournament in Hixson  WRCB-TV

It's part of National EMS Week, which honors EMS practitioners and the work they do for communities.

DNR, fishing clubs clean up unofficial North Fond du Lac dumping ground on land with lake access  Fond du Lac Reporter

NORTH FOND DU LAC - The owner of a popular fishing spot turned illegal dumping ground along Lake Winnebago received cleanup help Wednesday, to rid ...

Turtle caught by fishing line, artificial reef dies  Destin Log

GRAYTON BEACH — A photographer hopes his images of a dead sea turtle snagged onto an artificial reef by a fishing net Friday will help raise awareness of ...

AMI reputation for great fishing holds strong - Anna Maria Island News  The Anna Maria Islander

Fishing the waters surrounding Anna Maria Island is living up to its reputation for excellence. In 1951, when the first edition of The Islander — a former entity of ...

Free fishing for North Dakota residents in June  Valley News Live

North Dakota Game and Fish department sets free fishing weekend for June 1 and 2.

Couple goes fishing, catches burglars' bag containing guns and sorority pins stolen 26 years ago  CNN

Sam Nichols III was out in the fields in Auburn, Alabama, when his wife told him he got a call from the sheriff's office in Greene County, Georgia.

CDC to study how inhaled algae toxins affect Lake Okeechobee fishing guides  The News-Press

Federal scientists plan a first-ever study of Lake Okeechobee fishing guides to help understand the long-term health effects of the lake's cyanobacteria blooms.

Antioch wrecks boat, Highland wins title at IHSA bass fishing championships  Chicago Sun-Times

CARLYLE, Ill. — The wreck of the boat with the Antioch bass team in it overshadowed the fishing Saturday on the final day of the IHSA's 11th state championship ...

Heron rescued from fishing net  WKRG News 5

A local woman saved an injured Great Blue Heron in Point Clear Monday afternoon, helping to free the bird after it was found with a fishing net around its beak ...

Dixon resident helps earn victory for Chico State in college fishing contest  TheReporter.Com

A Dixon native was part of a duo of Chico State University students who took first place in the YETI Fishing League Worldwide College Fishing event on Clear ...

Fishing is free in Indiana on first two days of June  The Republic

The best things in life are free. Indiana is attempting to prove that theory by offering free fishing statewide June 1 and 2. No license is required, but all other laws ...

Pleasant Mount State Fish Hatchery & Hall’s Fishing Frenzy Contest Clue #9  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

We'll take a tour of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's Pleasant Mount State Fish Hatchery. Plus, we'll give you the 9th clue in the Hall's Fishing ...

Fishing season off to slow start; DNR lures new groups to the water  MPR News

While the weather ahead of the opener wasn't particularly cooperative, the Minnesota DNR has launched programs and events for both experienced and new ...

Sawyer Product Giveaway & Hall’s Fishing Frenzy Contest Clue #12  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

One lucky member of the POL Outdoor Club will win some great insect repellent courtesy of Sawyer. Plus, we'll give you the final clue in the Hall's Fishing Frenzy ...

Fish No. 15  Hot Springs Sentinel

Angler Joey Jones reeled in a $500 bluegill Friday at Sunnybrook Landing on Lake Hamilton bringing the total number of prize fish caught in the 2019 $101000 ...

Minnesota man struck and killed by vehicle while fishing along lake shore  St. Paul Pioneer Press

MORRIS, Minn. – A 32-year-old Morris man died after he was struck by a vehicle while fishing along the shore of Long Lake early Wednesday night, May 15, ...

Japan to share know-how on fishing, economic development at Russian forum  Undercurrent News

The upcoming Global Fishery Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, will see a Japanese delegation share its know-how regarding fishing's impact on economic ...

Indiana's Next Free Fishing Day Is Saturday  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

May 18 is one of Indiana's free fishing days when no license is required for Hoosiers to cast their reels.

South Dakota voided a 70-year-old fishing record. Now, you can set a new one.  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

"We have a chance for a lot of people to have a state record catfish and to have a good time with this Catrush 2019.

3 injured after Turkish fishing vessel attacked off Romania coast  Daily Sabah

At least three fishermen from Turkey's northern Ordu province were injured and their boat was attacked as they were sailing in international waters off Romania, ...

A Trip to a Vernal Pool & Hall’s Fishing Frenzy Contest Clue #10  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

We'll head to a vernal pool with field staff member Rick Koval to see what kind of critters call this temporary wetland their home. Plus, we'll give you the 10th clue ...

Authorities close the net on suspected crime organization; 30 tons of fish seized  Food Safety News

Authorities from six European countries have dismantled an alleged criminal organization that sold fish unfit for consumption. Fish was stored in, and.

Must-Have Baits for Fry-Guarding Bass  Wired2Fish

"Fry guarders", or bass protecting their newborn offspring, pose a unique opportunity for bass anglers. Immediately after bass finish spawning, they spend a ...

L.L. Bean campaign focuses on kids who fish  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A lifelong fisherman in Polk County got an unexpected phone call that landed him a roll in an outdoor outfitter's social media campaign.

Nice Fish  Duluth News Tribune

Each Sunday this summer, the News Tribune's Outdoors section will publish a list of big fish caught in our region. No, it isn't a contest. It's just a listing of many of ...

Man disappears while fishing in Grand Isle; search underway

The Coast Guard has deployed three water vessels and a helicopter to search for the missing man.

Vernal Pools Beneath the Surface & Hall’s Fishing Frenzy Contest Clue #11  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

We're heading into our digital media studio with field staff member Rick Koval to take an underwater look at what lives in a vernal pool. Plus, we'll give you the ...

Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for May 16  The Spokesman-Review

Lakes south of Spokane, including Clear, Badger, West Medical and Williams, are taking up some of the slack for fly fishermen who would probably rather be ...

PAUL NELSON FISHING: Walleyes will be on the move  Bemidji Pioneer

The walleyes were concentrated into specific areas on the opener, but after the first week of the season the fish are starting to spread out more into other parts of ...

Boy with cerebral palsy treated to fishing trip of a lifetime off Louisiana’s coast  WAFB

The national non-profit organization Hunt of A Lifetime takes children with life-threatening illnesses on world-class outdoor adventures.

Fishing for striped bass on the Hudson River in downtown Albany (video)

ALBANY -- For about five weeks each spring the action is hot and heavy around the state's capital. It's not about politics, though. It's about fishing – striped bass ...

County reviews lease program for commercial fishing  Shelter Island Reporter

Meeting in Mashomack gives overview of program.

Chemical weapons in US waters can harm fishing crews  Quartz

World War II weapons containing mustard gas have deteriorated yet the substance remains toxic for decades. Dumped munitions still turn up off of the US and ...

Bullard High School anglers win state bass fishing championship  KLTV

The Bullard High School bass fishing team has caught a big one, reeling in a state championship.

Rep. Young fights fish farms  Kodiak Daily Mirror

KODIAK — In his 46 years as Alaska's lone representative in Congress, Don Young helped toss out foreign fishing fleets from Alaska waters with the onset of the ...

The Fishing Beat (May 8, 2019)  Buffalo News

The Spring Lake Ontario Counties Trout and Salmon Derby kicks off May 10 and runs through May 19, offering more than $45000 in prizes. Some big salmon ...

An Eruv Encircles Manhattan To Allow Observant Jews To Leave Home On The Sabbath  NPR

Manhattan's eruv may be the most expensive in the world. It is a thin fishing line above the skyline that encircles the island, allowing observant Jews to leave ...

Day on Lake of the Woods ranks 'among Top 5 fishing trips of...  Grand Forks Herald

Bryan Mason of Grand Forks and his buddy, Mike Hirata of Philadelphia, had a day of fishing they won't soon forget Wednesday, May 15, on Lake of the Woods.

New fishing area provides wetlands access, honors conservationists  Juneau Empire

A few years ago, a lot on the water side of North Douglas Highway was overgrown and mostly forgotten, and became a spot for abandoned cars and drug use.

NEMO kids take part in annual fishing tournament and clinic

Despite passing rain showers, fishing fun for the kids took place in northeast Missouri Saturday morning. The 36th annual Jim Baker - John McConnell Bass -n- ...

Snake River Cutthroats have record turn out during Fly Fishing Clinic  East Idaho News

IDAHO FALLS — A local fly-fishing group, the Snake River Cutthroats, had a record turnout at Tautphaus Park during its annual fly fishing clinic Thursday.

Navigating Change, New Technology And Disruption In The Global Fishing Industry  Forbes

By Johnny Wood. Among the world's toughest business industries, fishing ranks near the top – a fact brought home to a global audience by the TV show, ...

Top 5 Patterns from Clear Lake Day 2  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)

May 17, 2019 by David A. Brown. Joe Uribe Jr. refused to let the strong winds of day two discourage him; instead, he made key adjustments to catch 19 pounds, ...

VIDEO: Manākaʻa Fishing Village Eyed For PONC Purchase  Big Island Video News

STORY SUMMARY. HILO, Hawaiʻi - The Public Access, Open Space and Natural Resources Preservation Commission is considering recommending the ...

The Best Men's Fly Fishing Gear of 2019  Outside Magazine

Gear so capable, the trout will practically come to you.

Minnesota fishing opener brings sunshine and (some) walleyes  St. Paul Pioneer Press

It was calm on the St. Louis River early Saturday and you could hear Dylan Perbonich arguing with his buddies from 200 yards across the water. “I told you it was ...

Love bug Invasion: Florida woman's fishing trip ruined by love bugs  ABC Action News

SARASOTA, Fla. — Love bugs have taken over the Tampa Bay area, there's no denying it. What's worse than love bugs on your vehicle? Love bugs all over you ...

Major League Fishing Tour on Table Rock, provides fun for fishing fans  KY3

Ridgedale, Mo. -- A big event is underway on Table Rock Lake. Some of the biggest names in professional fishing have stopped in the Ozarks on the Major ...

Saturday is Free Fishing Day, Kids to Parks Day in Indiana  WNDU-TV

Saturday is Free Fishing Day and Kids to Parks Day in Indiana, and the state's DNR has several events planned. From the Indiana DNR: Share your love of the ...

Recreational cod fishing could restart, barely, in Northeast  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Federal regulators are considering allowing recreational fishermen to catch one Gulf of Maine cod per year during limited seasons.

90 anglers gather at annual Rick LeFevre Fishing Derby  Rome Sentinel

BIG CATCH — Tyler Hall and his daughter Braelynn proudly display the fish they caught at the Rick LeFevre Fishing Derby at Guyer Field on Saturday. (Sentinel ...

Clear Lake Midday Update – Day 3  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)

After taking a brutal pounding from the strong winds of day two, the top-10 pros and co-anglers in the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by ...

Brennan: Barr Is Fishing For Something In FISA Warrant To "Misrepresent" As A Deep State Plot Against Trump  RealClearPolitics

In an interview Tuesday with MSNBC's Nicole Wallace, former CIA Director John Brennan said the Trump team's insistence on investigating the FISA warrants ...

Minnesota lawmakers reel in fish - but no budget deal - at 2019 fishing opener  MPR News

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and legislative leaders kicked off the 2019 fishing opener together in Albert Lea on Saturday, but they're not any closer to striking a ...

Want to try fishing at night? McDuffie County wants you to enjoy the experience!  WRDW-TV

It's the season for night fishing at the McDuffie Public Fishing Area (PFA). The PFA will also be offering free fishing days in June.

Signs of Chicago fishing, lilacs blooming to full moon: Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times

Good signs of Chicago fishing come, from lilacs bursting into bloom to full moon coming Saturday, for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.

Anderson: Generous limits a big fishing-opener draw on Upper Red  Star Tribune

UPPER RED LAKE, MINN. – The most important person working on the shores of this giant lake Saturday, the opening of walleye fishing, was Jordan Waldo, ...

Man facing charge for fish tournament fraud  KXII-TV

GRAYSON COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - A man is accused of fraud for violating rules in a high school fishing tournament. Ryan Lovelace was the supervisor for the ...

Fishing report, May 16  The Columbian

Effective Thursday, angling for summer steelhead and spring Chinook jacks will be open between Tongue Point and the I-5 Bridge on the Columbia River.

Bangladesh bans all coastal fishing for more than two months  Sky News

Fishermen and their families are worried about the state of their livelihoods during the course of the ban.

Alaska's commercial fishing field shifting toward specialization, shrinking participation

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Across Alaska, the number of people fishing commercially is declining and the methods used and species targeted have ...

One of Maine's biggest lakes has too many fish. The state wants your help.  Bangor Daily News

State biologists in the Moosehead Lake region are preparing for the second annual Chesuncook Lake Salmon Derby on Memorial Day weekend.. Maine news ...

Fishing Report: Beware the brackish boogeymen  St. Augustine Record

There are few surprises in the fishing scene this week. So I thought we'd take a minute to talk about another kind of surprise always waiting out on the water.

‘Fish for the Fallen’ Fishing Derby for Veterans  WNEP Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

NOXEN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A group of veterans cast their fishing lines in the water to honor fallen *service* members in Wyoming County. The fishing derby also ...

Photo | Fishing boat washes ashore on Capitola Beach  Santa Cruz Sentinel

Workers from TowBoat US Santa Cruz, a marine and salvage company, recover items Thursday afternoon from Delfin, a fishing boat that lies overturned on ...

Illegal fishing heats up diplomatic exchanges between Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia  SeafoodSource

Diplomatic relations in Southeast Asia have been strained in recent weeks following alleged IUU fishing by Vietnamese fishing vessels in foreign waters.

Fishing report: Late spring fishing still going strong  The Florida Times-Union

The late spring, pre-summer pattern continues to hold in Mayport. Kingfish are all over the nearshore wrecks, the jetties are holding big reds and hordes of ...

Olson Out in Front at Clear Lake  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)

Lane Olson of Forest Grove, Ore., was able to separate himself from the pack on day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Ranger ...

Inland Salmon Seasons Approved at Fish and Game Commission Meeting  CDFW News

California's inland salmon anglers can look forward to a better salmon fishing season than last year. A projected return of 379600 spawning Sacramento River ...

Sewage leak prompts swimming, boating, fishing advisory for Bayview Lake, Village Creek

A sewage spill at the Village Creek Reclamation has prompted warning about water activities in areas affected by the spill. The Jefferson County Department of ...

Veterans Honored in 10th Annual Tight Lines for Troops Fishing Tournament  9&10 News

The 10th Annual Tight Lines for Troops happened early Saturday morning in Manistee. The yearly fishing tournament focuses on taking veterans out on Lake ...

More than 1,000 special education students go fishing in Salem  Daily Herald

Clear, plastic bags were thrust into the air with pride. Inside, a set of wide eyes, gills and plenty of scales looked out from a handful of ice cubes.

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