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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Great white shark pulls fishing boat around San Francisco Bay  Los Angeles Times

Every morning for 10 years, Joey Gamez has hopped on a boat to take customers of his Golden State Sportfishing business on a San Francisco Bay excursion, ...


7.15.19 Polk State Bass Fishing Team is big fish in Florida  Polk State College News

The Polk State College Bass Fishing Team is Florida's top group of college anglers and members continue to receive national attention for their skills – and hair ...


Best Amazon Prime Day deals for camping, fishing, hiking and other outdoor equipment: Live updates  OregonLive

A look at the best Prime Day deals that relate to camping, the sports world and the outdoors.


Cuba overhauls its fishing regulations. Florida Keys and East Coast to benefit  Miami Herald

The Cuban government enacted sweeping reforms to its fishing regulations over the weekend, a move being praised by U.S. environmentalists for what they ...


Commissioners chime in on fishing pond | News, Sports, Jobs  Lock Haven Express

LOCK HAVEN — The Northcentral Fish and Boat Commission recently decided that fishing in the pond at Nature Park, in McElhattan, will no longer be allowed.


North Dakota man whose invention revolutionized walleye fishing gets big honor  West Central Tribune

BISMARCK — A Bismarck man whose invention in 1964 revolutionized walleye fishing is being inducted into the North Dakota Fishing Hall of Fame. The bottom ...


23rd annual Ross Township fishing tournament draws anglers of all ages  TribLIVE

Anglers of all ages did their best to lure prize-winning fish during Ross Township's 23rd annual fishing tournament on July 13 and 14 at Evergreen Community ...


NWA fishing report  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Beaver Lake. Black bass can be caught shallow and deep. James Whittle at Hook, Line and Sinker in Rogers said a small plastic worm on a drop-shot rig fished ...


Did post-Haiyan disaster relief boost fishing pressure?  physicsworld.com

In November 2013 super typhoon Yolanda devastated much of Southeast Asia and killed over 6300 people. Known internationally as Haiyan, the tropical ...


Friends of Maplewood to host fly fishing class - The Fergus Falls Daily Journal  Fergus Falls Daily Journal

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Wayne Township up in arms over decision to prohibit fishing pond | News, Sports, Jobs  Lock Haven Express

McELHATTAN — The Wayne Township Recreation Board is angry by recent news that the Northcentral Fish and Boat Commission has decided that the fishing ...


Summertime on Champlain  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)

For three years running now, the Costa FLW Series Northern Division presented by Gajo Baits has kicked off on Lake Champlain. The tournament, which is ...


Family Fishing Night is Tuesday / July 16th  WOWT

The Nebraska Game and Parks will hold their annual 'Family Fishing Night' on Tuesday/July 16th at Halleck Lake in Papillion. The free event runs 6:00-8:00p.m.


Bringing back the fish: Q&A with a repentant blast fisherman  Mongabay.com

For years local NGOs and government officials attempted to convince the fishermen of El Salvador's Jiquilisco Bay to stop fishing with explosives, a practice that ...


UP legislators support commercial fishing plan | News, Sports, Jobs  Iron Mountain Daily News

MARQUETTE — Four state lawmakers in the region have come out in favor of a plan to expand commercial fishing. The bipartisan plan would modernize the ...


Fishermen 'still illegally discarding dead fish' says report  BBC News

Fishermen are continuing to illegally discard dead fish back into the sea, according to a House of Lords inquiry. The inquiry looked at the impact of the ban on ...


Done fishing: All healed up, Burks ecstatic to compete  Arkansas Online

Treylon Burks is the ultimate competitor. Even at the lake. Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend near his hometown of Warren, the University of Arkansas ...


Kayak fishing class to be offered at Que  TribDem.com

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Stonycreek River Improvement Project are partnering to offer an Introduction to Kayak Fishing course from ...


Brad Laabs: Get creative and catch more fish  Detroit Lakes Online

Most anglers will benefit from the products and techniques that get developed by competitive angling. Bass fishing wouldn't be what it is today with rods, reels, ...


Five crewmen rescued from skiff after 49-foot commercial fishing vessel sinks in Southeast  KTUU.com

Five crewmen were evacuated from a sinking capsized boat, Daffnie, near Black Island in Southeast Alaska on Sunday.


Letter: Fishing feels impact from Citizens United  Press Herald

Corporations are sounding off louder than the voices of Mainers who care about jobs in the sustainable fishing industry. When less than 1% of contributions to ...


Get hooked on the latest gear that debuted at world's largest fishing tackle show  AL.com

ICAST 2019, just concluded in Orlando, Florida, introduced thousands of new items to the fisherman of America, and the world.


From fishing to posing with mascots, Mike DeWine is embracing the hokey side of being Ohio governor  cleveland.com

DeWine, who's taken a homespun approach to politics since he started out as a rural county prosecutor in the 1970s, has carpet-bombed Ohioans with ...


Hillsborough Annual Fishing Derby & Camp Out Aug. 2  TAPinto.net

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The township's annual Fishing Derby and Family Camp Out will be held at Van Middlesworth Park on Friday, Aug. 2 with families invited ...


NEW: Firearms / fishing store planned for Indiantown Road in Jupiter  Palm Beach Post

Co-owner Whitney Wiseman hopes to open Jupiter Shoot & Sport at 114 West Indiantown Road by early fall. JUPITER — Drivers on Indiantown Road have ...


Whale Frees Itself From Fishing Net Off Southampton Coast  Daily Voice

A humpback whale is now free and roaming the waters off the Long Coast after getting entangled in a fishing net.At approximately 1:15 p.m. Monday, July 15, ...


Plenty of flounder, possible state triggerfish record highlight South Jersey fishing  Press of Atlantic City

We have a lot of things going on in mid-July, including a possible state spearfishing record for triggerfish (photo on B10).


Bass fishing brings out competition in high schools  VYPE

Fishing competitively since the seventh grade, Kountze sophomore Cole Trick has established himself as a bona fide force in the sport of fishing. Trick and fellow ...


Presence of zebra mussels not expected to decimate fishing on Lake Sharpe  Drgnews

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish & Parks has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in the lower region of Lake Sharpe. GFP Area Fisheries ...


Global warming could mean fewer fish for sport fishing, more die-offs across US  USA TODAY

Scientists and sport fishing officials across the U.S. warn global warming could have consequences for ecosystems, as well as sport fishing industries.


Friday Fishing Report: Find out what's working and where  AL.com

Captain Mike Gerry reports there's a good topwater bite at Lake Guntersville around sunrise, but it tapers off quickly as the sun gets high. 0. By Frank Sargeant ...


Family fishing event at The Archway canceled | Local  Kearney Hub

KEARNEY — Because of hazardous conditions brought on by the recent flooding of The Archway's ponds, the family fishing event scheduled for Tuesday has ...


Second homebuyers lured by fly fishing paradise in Steamboat Springs  Steamboat Pilot & Today

While netting a fish in Steamboat Springs can't necessarily be guaranteed, it would be difficult not to in this alpine angling paradise. It's a place where a river ...


Man reels in fish with massive snake latched onto it  New York Post

A Houston fisherman didn't realize the fish he was reeling in had already been claimed. Chase McCray was surprised to find a large snake latched onto the fish.


Green Bay man drowns while loading fishing boat on Menominee River  Fox11online.com

FAITHORN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUK) -- The body of a Green Bay man was recovered on the Menominee River over the weekend. Michigan authorities say ...


Anglers can help rehab fishing spots | Outdoors | journalstar.com  Lincoln Journal Star

When the Fisheries Division of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission does an aquatic habitat rehabilitation project, the goals are usually much larger than ...


A day spent fly-fishing with an old Falcon is better than most  Atlanta Journal Constitution

I may be only a bit more at home in the great outdoors than a hothouse orchid, but, still, even at m...


Evening fishing | News, Sports, Jobs  Lewistown Sentinel

Sentinel photo by BRADLEY KREITZER Fisherman float on the Juniata River near the 322 boat access Monday evening in Lewistown.


Fishing Boat Dragged For Miles By Great White Shark On San Francisco Bay  CBS San Francisco

A fishing expedition on the San Francisco Bay turned into a shark thriller. Betty Yu says when they accidentally hooked a great white, it dragged their boat for ...


Fly fishing for ‘sewer salmon’ in the L.A. River  Los Angeles Times

Learning to fish the Los Angeles River with a former pro skateboarder, Lauren Mollica, and fish whisperer Lino Jubilado. Then preparing the catch with a recipe ...


The Fishing Report: June 11, 2019  KTUU.com

Get ready for Bird Creek to open this week, or try to catch a monster halibut for the Homer Jackpot Derby.


Willie Cauley-Stein's fishing trip almost cost him Warriors deal  New York Post

Willie Cauley-Stein picked up a new hobby ahead of free agency, and it wasn't as relaxing as he thought it would be.


‘They’re gnarly’: Lake Tapps and the elusive ‘fish of 10,000 casts’  Q13 News Seattle

LAKE TAPPS, Wash. -- Lake Tapps is home to an elusive predatory fish only found in seven lakes across the state. The tiger muskie keeps fishermen coming ...


America Did Zip When China's Paramilitary Navy Sunk a Philippine Fishing Boat  The National Interest Online

In hybrid warfare, state and nonstate actors offset conventional military capabilities with a range of irregular tactics to achieve military and political objectives.


Adventures Afield: Lesson number one is go where the fish are  The Union Leader

THERE IS a mantra among those in the real estate business that emphasizes success with mere repetition: location, location, location.


Sustainable Fishing to Fight Poverty  Borgen Project

Fishing is not only important for food security but also for the economy. The global fishing industry employs around 200 million people. That's why is ...


True Yinzer: Pittsburgh Man Goes Fishing In Flooded Street, ‘We’ll Fish Anywhere’  CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A little rain and flooding can't stop Pittsburgh fisherman. In true Yinzer fashion, fisherman Mike Gallo took to Facebook showing that a ...


Family, friends push through fishing concept after inventors tragic death  HollandSentinel.com

Before his fatal car crash on Oct. 17 on a rural road in Texas, Jack Hinds had an idea he needed to pursue.The idea he had was simple — a modification to a ...


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for July 11  The Spokesman-Review

Fishing on the St. Joe River remains good. PMD's, goldens, caddis, ants, beetles, and attractor dries are all working. Grasshoppers are just beginning to mature ...


Fishing captain helps customers catch snook -- the same snook, over and over again  Bradenton Herald

Normally, catching a slot-sized snook this size is a bit lucky when the season is open because anglers looking for dinner harvest them. But that has changed with ...


Heathsville,Northumberland,Lancaster,Kilmarnock,Callao,Rappahannock,Potomac,Reedville,Boating,Fishing, Dining, Indians,omega, Breaking News, Newspaper in Virginia, VA  Northern Neck News

Did you get out over the weekend or one evening and do any fishing? I got out Tuesday with my grandson Bentley and did a little fishing off the bank with him.


Calendar: Palm Coast to host Youth Fishing Derby  Palm Coast Observer

When: 6-9 p.m.. Where: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE. Cost: Free. Details: Enjoy a movie and pizza party. This free adaptive ...


Divers rescue manta ray with fishing hooks stuck under eye  WTHR

Divers in an Australian bay had an incredible encounter with a giant manta ray in need of help.


Right partner (Bob Nasby), right weather (sunny, calm) and some well-coached fishing casts  Star Tribune

Fly rods at the ready, Dennis Anderson and Bob Nasby motored along on the St. Croix atop ageless red and white pines that clutter the river bottom in search of ...


4 Steps That Could Affect Future for Fish and Fishing in North Pacific  EcoWatch

The North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) works to ensure that high-seas fishing for Pacific chub mackerel, Pacific saury, two squid species, and other ...


Angler feedback sought as DIF&W targets several waters for new fishing rules  Bangor Daily News

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is seeking public comment on a number of proposed fishing regulations that are making their way ...


Watch firefighters save great horned owl trapped in fishing line  Fox News

Rescue workers used a fire truck to save a great horned owl that had become entangled in a fishing line at Harriman Lake Park in Jefferson County, Colorado ...


2 fined, face license revocations for illegal fishing in Armstrong County  TribLIVE

Two men accused of keeping illegal fish from the Allegheny River in Armstrong County could lose their fishing licenses for two years and be forced to pay ...


Monmouth ice fishing trap maker invited to White House showcase  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Jack Traps' new owner Shawn Norton hopes attending the Made in America Product Showcase will grow the brand name nationally.


State investigating manure spill in Crockery Creek  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

RAVENNA, Mich. -- Officials are asking people to stay out of Crockery Creek for the time being after manure spill from a local farm. Jill Greenberg of the Michigan ...


Texas man catches fish, finds unbelievably large snake clinging onto it  AOL

A Texas man recently got more than he bargained for when he lifted his fishing rod and found a snake feeding on his catch.


‘Ghost’ Fishing Gear Is a Bigger Threat to Sharks Than We Realized  Gizmodo

An adult shortfin mako shark entangled in fishing rope (biofouled with barnacles) in the Pacific Ocean, causing scoliosis of the back. Photo: Daniel Cartamil.


A Bone Fishing Adventure on the Flats of Belize  Outdoor Life Magazine

The Turneffe Atoll is one of the world's great spots for sight-fishing on saltwater flats.


Fishing Has No Boundaries celebrates 25 years  wkow.com

An organization that gets people with disabilities out on the water is celebrating 25 years of fishing trips. Fishing Has No Boundaries started Saturday at ...


The Fish Is Boneless. (Fishless, Too.)  The New York Times

Several companies are developing sustainable, plant-based or laboratory-made seafood alternatives. It might help the planet, but will anyone eat it?


Jarrid Houston column: Hot summer fishing, Bluegills under bobbers in the weeds  Duluth News Tribune

Hope everyone had a fantastic holiday break from the ordinary. Our team hired a guide in Algoma, Wis. for a little salmon/trout getaway on Lake Michigan.


Is Limiting the Gaza Fishing Zone Collective Punishment?  Lawfare

Israel routinely limits the space available for fishing next to the Gaza Strip in response to attacks by Hamas. Whether or not this is legal turns on whether Israel is ...


Big changes could be coming to Michigan walleye, trout, perch fishing  Detroit Free Press

Michigan anglers may get some stiff fishing competition with new legislation that could allow commercial fishers to cast a wider net. Right now, only Michigan's ...


Fishing Boat's Chief Mate Charged With Killing Eight Crewmembers  The Maritime Executive

Prosecutors in Pingtung County, Taiwan have indicted a Philippine fisherman on charges of killing ei...


Daughter remembers father who died while fishing on Catawba River  WSOC Charlotte

If there's any comfort in a moment when a daughter loses her father, Crystal Clyburn is working to find it.


Coast Guard: Explosion and Fire Sink Commercial Fishing Boat in Alaska  Military.com

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An explosion at a dock in Alaska spread fire to a nearby fishing boat that then sank, leaving one person aboard missing, the U.S. Coast ...


New invasive fish threatening southern Indiana | Local News  Washington Times Herald

Fish and Wildlife officials are asking the public to be on the lookout for yet another invasive species of carp that appears to be headed for Indiana. The black ...


Fly Fishing Group Treats Veterans To Memorable Trip: ‘The Water Holds No Scars’  CBS Denver

LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – The sound of water can be soothing, and it can be a perfect place to recover. “The water holds no scars,” Joe O'Connor, President ...


British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand  Fox News

A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish.


Fish replacement may be the next big wave in alternative protein development  TechCrunch

Fish make up 16% of animal protein consumed globally, and demand is set to rise. But overfishing is hugely problematic -- and it's not sustainable to continue ...


Rapala Acquires Minority Stake in 13 Fishing  Wired2Fish

Rapala to distribute 13 Fishing products internationally in new deal.


Fishing Report: 328-pound shark wins Snug Harbor tournament  The Providence Journal

The thresher shark picked up our squid and ran with it. That first run was spectacular. We fought the shark for an hour and 45 minutes,” said Richard Napolitano, ...


Houston fisherman reels in snake with teeth sunk into fish  KTRK-TV

HOUSTON, Texas -- A Houston fisherman got more than he bargained for when he reeled in a fish that had seemingly already been claimed by an overzealous ...


Gary Finch Outdoors: Tarpon Fishing – WKRG  WKRG News 5

DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — This past week while visiting Destin, I had the chance to head out tarpon fishing with Capt. Pat Dineen of Flyliner Charters. Capt.


Hey, is this a picture of your great-grandma fishing?  Washington Post

Long before the soccer World Cup, American women dominated another sport: fishing. Newly found photographs shed light on women anglers, but who are ...


Best of the Boat fishing guide: Johnny Spillane  Steamboat Pilot & Today

Three-time Olympic silver medalist Johnny Spillane was named this year's Best Fishing Guide. (Photo by John F. Russell) While Johnny Spillane won three ...


Fishing Has No Boundaries gives everyone the chance to fish  WMTV

Wisconsinites fish year round and Fishing Has No Boundaries gives people with disabilities the opportunity to get in on the fun. The event is happening at ...


New Study Shows The Big Kauai Flood Took A Toll On Fish And Coral…  Honolulu Civil Beat

A massive flood last spring that closed the road to Haena State Park for over a year not only affected tourism numbers, but the very makeup of fish, coral and ...


Jacksonville Fishing Report: Red snapper season opens Friday  The Florida Times-Union

There's nothing quite like the South Atlantic's mini-season for red snapper. Think Black Friday on the ocean, except it lasts all weekend.Friday will kick off the first ...


Scientists Capture Spectacularly Rare Footage of a Deep-Sea Fish Eating a Whole Shark  ScienceAlert

Feasts are rare on the barren landscape of the ocean depths. So researchers couldn't believe their luck when they recently stumbled on a feeding frenzy of ...


Bulgarian dolphin deaths could be linked to illegal fishing  BBC News

Bulgarian eco activists renew pleas to the authorities to stop illegal turbot fishing that they say kills dolphins.


Fishing report for week of July 10-16: Kokanee action good at Shaver, New Melones  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of July 10-16, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


Patrick Johnston: Andrew Ladd's ancient fish chase all about conservation and good company  Vancouver Sun

Andrew Ladd has teamed up with Kevin Estrada of Sturgeon Slayers for a unique sturgeon fishing event.


Chinese Trawler Hits And Sinks Filipino Fishing Boat  NPR

The sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese trawler has led to outcry in the Philippines and raised alarm over whether China is ramping up claims to ...


Fishing operations in Whittier back in action after explosion  KTUU.com

Commercial fishing is mostly back in action after temporarily shutting down Monday due to an explosion in Whittier.


The Fishing Report: July 4, 2019  KTUU.com

King fishing opens Thursday on the Kenai above Slikok Lake, and dozens of other lakes have been stocked for grayling and trout.


It’s time for anglers to hit the rivers again as water levels drop in Boise, Snake  Idaho Statesman

The moment anglers across Southwest Idaho have been waiting for is here. Local rivers finally have fishable flows after months of heavy spring runoff, which ...


Viral fishing photo, Jennifer Lopez meets Sheboygan Lutheran valedictorian: Stories you loved  Green Bay Press Gazette

As always, we've rounded up the most-read stories from across the state this week and some of their Facebook comments.


Man sets fishing record with 2 pound catch  Fox News

A man fishing in North Carolina broke a 36-year-old record when he reeled in a two lb., one oz. fish.


Sports Wisconsin women continue to be hooked on fishing Elissia Wilson 8:27 PM, Jul 11  WTMJ-TV

More women are fishing in Wisconsin than ever. It's a trend the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources would like to see continue.


Who killed steelhead fishing on the North Santiam River, and can it be saved?  Statesman Journal

They came to the North Santiam Canyon from across Oregon, and sometimes even the world, to catch steelhead on a river that rolls crystal clear through ...


Warriors interrupted Willie Cauley-Stein's fishing trip to sign him  Warriors Wire

New Golden State Warriors center Willie Cauley-Stein says the Warriors interrupted his fishing trip to tell him they will sign him.


Fishing Report: Striped bass on the move  The Providence Journal

Greg Vespe, president of the Aquidneck Island Striper Team and Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) board member, reports that “the bass are ...


Big Little Boats  Fishing League Worldwide (FLW, LLC)

July 12, 2019 by Justin Onslow. Put a bunch of anglers with engineering minds in the same room and you'll end up with a bunch of anglers with engineering ...


Monroe: Ocean fishing has vastly improved this summer  OregonLive

Bait abounds, birds are everywhere and coho catches coastwide appear to be living up to the preseason hype.





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