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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Body of man believed to be ice fishing recovered from pond  Star Tribune

The body of a 73-year-old Town of Wien man was recovered Sunday from a pond on private property in Marathon County.


Reeling It In: How A Social Network For Anglers Won 7m Users  Forbes

Fishing is big business. The Swedish startup Fishbrain is already the biggest sports fishing app and social network in the world, but it wants more.


50 big fish caught by Upstate NY anglers in 2018 (reader photos)  NewYorkUpstate.com

It was an impressive year for anglers in Upstate N.Y. Three state records were set among the big fish caught.


What are hunting, fishing and other outdoor recreation worth in Pennsylvania?  PennLive.com

Outdoor recreation in Pennsylvania, ranging from hunting and fishing to hiking and camping to motorcycle riding and off roading, generated $26.9 billion in ...


Dick Pinney's Guide Lines: Technology makes fishing so much easier  The Union Leader

It's lots of fun looking up in the biological survey books from Fish and Game to determine where there may be trout in waters that were mostly considered ...


NJ fishing industry among country's strongest : Down the Shore : Money  WHYY

The New Jersey fishing industry is among the country's most robust, generating billions in sales in 2016. That's according to a report detailing the impact of the ...


Coast Guard Directs Cleanup After Alaska Fishing Boat Sinks  U.S. News & World Report

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is leading cleanup efforts after a fishing vessel sank in a harbor in southern Alaska, releasing an unknown amount ...


4 Bank Fishing Tactics for Cold Weather  Wired2Fish

This is a tricky time of year to be a bank angler. I can remember being stumped for years while trying to catch winter bass from shore. It'd be miserable weather ...


The Francis Marion National Forest — home to hiking, hunting, biking, fishing and more  Charleston Post Courier

The Francis Marion National Forest is 260000 acres and protected by the U.S. Forest *Service* as a playground for nature lovers who want to while away the ...


Watch This Wolf Go Fishing  The New York Times

Yes, researchers in Minnesota have recorded wolves diving into a stream to grab a meal.


Pod-casting! Boro fishing club's new audio show shares seafaring stories from Kings County  Brooklyn Paper

Enlarge this image. Photo by Josh Wilcox. Big fish: Brooklyn Fishing Club founder Victor Lucia, middle, with Captain Frank, left, and Captain Rudy. By Colin ...


DOKKEN: Ambitious weekend serves up great memories of ice fi...  Grand Forks Herald

Muzzleloader deer hunting. Skating, shinny hockey and ice fishing on a frozen river. More muzzleloader deer hunting. Hanging out by the fire. More shinny ...


The Public Pulse: Relax Nebraska hunting, fishing rules; What will Democrats do?; Seniors need housing help  Omaha World-Herald

The Nebraska fishing and hunting game laws are too many and too restrictive. No wonder people go to other states to fish and hunt. The hunter education ...


Do your homework before fishing | News, Sports, Jobs  Morning Journal News

It is no secret that to be a successful angler you need to fish where the fish are. That means you need to find what anglers call structure. Structure can be.


Readers respond: Fishing platform completion about Grand Ronde persistence  OregonLive.com

The completion of the ceremonial fishing platform at Willamette Falls is about many things (“Grand Ronde win right to keep Willamette Falls scaffold,” Dec. 10).


Buy a fishing license for a Christmas gift  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is offering gift vouchers that allow anglers to purchase a fishing license and related privileges and permits for…


WV's Mount Storm Lake becoming a hotspot for striper fishing  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Fishing in West Virginia's Mount Storm Lake just grew a little more interesting.


Video shows wolves fishing in Voyageurs National Park  Duluth News Tribune

The researchers released the first-ever video of wolves eating freshwater fish, and said GPS data shows one pack spent about half their time during several ...


Santa spotted fishing in St. Andrews community  WLOX

Locals who called the St. Andrews area of Jackson County home simply call it the fishing Santa. He magically appears every year about this time in the waters of ...


Friday Fishing Report  AL.com

From Guntersville, Captain Mike Gerry reports the cold has pushed most of the bass deep, to 20 foot depths and more, where they hang on points, ledges and ...


First-ever video shows wolves fishing in Voyageurs National Park  St. Paul Pioneer Press

In another stunning revelation of wolf behavior from northern Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park, researchers Thursday announced they have confirmed park ...


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Dec. 13  The Spokesman-Review

With fly fishing slow in most rivers and ice forming on the lakes, the Spokane River and Rocky Ford are the best bets for catching a trout on a fly. A more ...


Shark Fishing Tournaments Devalue Ocean Wildlife and Harm Marine Conservation Efforts  EcoWatch

Just over three years ago, I was clinging to a rock in 20 meters of water, trying to stop the current from pulling me out to sea. I peered out into the gloom of the ...


Ice-fishing is 'biggest passion' for Oxford man  Lewiston Sun Journal

OXFORD — Jeff Witham eats, sleeps and breathes ice-fishing — and that's not just a tired cliche. Witham runs Jeff's Bait and Tackle from the bottom half of his ...


One man dead after ice fishing accident  wlfi.com

A Lafayette man has died after sustaining serious injuries in an ice fishing accident Tuesday, the The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office confirms.


Head east, young man: Henry’s Lake trek yields first ice fish of the season  Idaho Statesman

Early ice fishing opportunities and big cutthroat trout await anglers willing to make the cross-state trek to mythical Henry's Lake in Eastern Idaho.


Fishing report: Even when its cold, the fish have to eat  The Florida Times-Union

Another cold front and dose of strong winds were tough on the fishermen this week, but those who toughed it out said all the cold-water fish are still biting.


Council adopts 2019 catch limits for Black Sea fisheries  EU News

On 17 December 2018, the Council adopted catch limits for Black Sea fisheries for 2019.


California extends ban on abalone fishing until 2021  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

California fish and game commissioners on Wednesday extended the ban on recreational abalone fishing another two years to give the ailing species more time ...


Fishing is back at Mooney Grove, feds look to loosen restrictions on limits  Visalia Times-Delta

Fishing enthusiasts can try their skills at Mooney Grove Park thanks to a grant from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.


A family headed back from a fishing trip skidded off the road in Lithia. One died.  Tampa Bay Times

Salvador Mendez Hernandez was driving four relatives home from a fishing trip just after midnight Saturday morning in Lithia. Just south of Carter Road, The ...


Wisconsin Natural Resources Board passes Lake Superior fishing...  Duluth News Tribune

The state Natural Resources Board approved an emergency rule for commercial fishing on Lake Superior during a meeting Wednesday. The rule puts in ...


Fishing report for week of Dec. 12-18 | Bass at Millerton, Eastman, Pine Flat continue hitting  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Dec. 12-18, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time  NPR

Alaska fishermen who took advantage of new regulations allowing them to fish with a previously banned piece of gear are happy they saved their catch from ...


Florida takes another step forward toward new rules for shark fishing  Pensacola News Journal

TALLAHASSEE --- Using chum to attract sharks in waters used by beachgoers, surfers and divers is closer to being banned in Florida, despite concerns the ...


2 neighbors die ice-fishing on central Minnesota lake  St. Paul Pioneer Press

CUSHING, Minn. — Crews have recovered the bodies of two neighbors who died while ice-fishing on a lake in central Minnesota. Morrison County Sheriff ...


Man dies after ice fishing accident in Tippecanoe County  WTHR

Two men are safe after falling into freezing cold water while ice fishing.


Commission denies commercial fishing expansion in Hernando Beach  Tampa Bay Times

BROOKSVILLE — A proposal to expand commercial fish processing into the center of Hernando Beach was unanimously denied Tuesday by the Hernando ...


North state fishing report for Nov. 30  Chico Enterprise-Record

FEATHER RIVER: Salmon fishing is slow riverwide as the season nears its end. Salmon fishing closes Dec. 16. Steelhead are showing up and are biting roe, ...


Frisco closes Meadow Creek Pond to skating due to ice fishing holes  Summit Daily News

The town of Frisco has decided to temporarily close Meadow Creek Pond to ice skating due to a number of ice fishing holes being discovered on the pond. Last.


Fishing chiefs warn EU over quotas  Press and Journal

Scottish fishing chiefs have delivered a fierce warning to the UK's EU partners to desist from “vengeful” behaviour at crunch quota talks starting in Brussels today.


Wisconsin Natural Resources Board Reluctantly Passes Lake Superior Fishing Rule  Wisconsin Public Radio News

The state Natural Resources Board approved an emergency rule for commercial fishing on Lake Superior during a meeting Wednesday.


Somalia gives up its fishing rights to China  Face2Face Africa

At a time when local fishermen in Somalia are struggling to compete with foreign vessels that are depleting fishing stocks, the government has granted 31 fishing ...


Fishing vessel sinks, leaks fuel in Seward Harbor  KTVA

The weekend sinking of a fishing vessel in the Seward Harbor has prompted a cleanup effort as plans to salvage the vessel unfold.


Refurbished boat tech, a fishing app, portable PSP tests: Ideas from the Ocean Technology Innovation Sprint  Anchorage Daily News

Also: Seeking nominees for commissioner of Alaska Fish and Game, plans are underway for the Bristol Bay Fish Expo, and Salmon Sisters unveils a salmon oil ...


North state fishing report Nov. 23, 2018  Chico Enterprise-Record

TRINITY RIVER: Trinity River Hatchery has collected more than 4,800 fall king salmon, allowing the river to re-open to salmon fishing from Indian Creek to the ...


New resolutions could mean more Pacific crews on fishing vessels  Radio New Zealand

An observer says new resolutions by the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission could put more Pacific crew on fishing vessels.


Palm Beach County Commissioner calling for ban on shark fishing  WPTV.com

A Palm Beach County Commissioner wants to ban shark fishing at certain county beach parks.


Fishing tournament honors Lenny Schelin Jr., Fort Pierce man lost battle to glioblastoma  WPTV.com

Tournament honors legacy of Fort Pierce man who battled the disease.


The Fishing Beat (Nov. 21)  Buffalo News

Plenty of fishing opportunities are available as we hit Thanksgiving. While it will be a cold one, the weekend should offer up some warmer temperatures for ...


Fishing Center operators say thanks for 45 years of memories  The Outer Banks Voice

There will be a changing of the guard on the last day of 2018 at arguably the birthplace of modern charter boat fishing on the Outer Banks, when the group of ...


Some fishing events to register with state starting Jan. 1  UpNorthLive.com

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Bass and walleye fishing tournaments in Michigan, and competitive fishing events targeting muskellunge, have to register with the state ...


Why shark fishing in SWFL could soon be hit with regulations  NBC2 News

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced a new draft of regulations for shark fishing on Wednesday.


A deer was illegally shot with a fishing arrow  KRTV Great Falls News

(BILLINGS) Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks said in a press release that it is offering a reward of as much as $1,000 for information about a mule deer buck that ...


Wounded Warriors organization take veterans on special fishing trip  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Chilly morning temperatures weren't enough to keep dozens of veterans from going on a special fishing trip.


Grand Ronde win right to keep Willamette Falls fishing scaffold  OregonLive.com

Despite objections from three Northwest tribes and Portland General Electric, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde won the right to keep a fishing ...


Idaho steelhead fishing to remain open on most rivers  KATU

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Idaho wildlife officials have approved an agreement with conservation groups and sport anglers to keep most steelhead fishing areas ...


Salmon fishing in New Jersey? Landlocked fish added to fourth lake in bid to lure anglers  NorthJersey.com

New Jersey expanded its landlocked salmon stocking program to include a fourth lake.


Rwandan Women Paddle Into the Male World of Fishing  The New York Times

Now a woman can say: 'I can build a house by myself. I can look after my family properly. And even if my husband dies, we can live a better life.'”


Fishing the North Coast: Telling weekend for late fall king run  Eureka Times Standard

The season for late fall kings finally got going last week following the firs significant storms of the year. For the Smith and Chetco, I'd say the fishing was fair.


Misdemeanors make up bulk of hunting and fishing violations  Post Register

An Ashton man was driving along Fisherman's Drive in Ashton on Oct. 20 when he saw a pheasant near the road. He stepped out of his car and shot the.


Opinion: The Fishing Game is Changing in 2019  Wired2Fish

Terry Brown shares his thoughts on some recent fishing industry trends and how things will shake out throughout the next year.


Steelhead fishing continues uninterrupted with two new area closures  East Idaho News

The following is a news release from the Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game. IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Friday, Dec. 7 approved an ...


Fishing crew charged with shark fin trafficking  Thegardenisland.com

The owner and officers of a Japanese-flagged fishing vessel were charged in federal court Tuesday with aiding and abetting the trafficking and smuggling of ...


Alan Liere’s fishing-hunting report for Nov. 29  The Spokesman-Review

The Grande Ronde has been forming a little ice, but it should be no problem this week. Steelheading has been OK. The kokanee fishing on Lake Chelan is off to ...


Portions of Bob Sikes Fishing Pier reopen after Hurricane Michael  Pensacola News Journal

Portions of the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier are now open after being temporarily closed due to Hurricane Michael.


After several rescues, Fish and Game warns residents of thin ice  WMUR Manchester

New Hampshire Fish and Game is warning about the dangers of thin ice after several rescues in the past few days. Officials say they understand people are ...


New Bedford’s fishing haul again tops among U.S. ports  Boston Herald

For the 18th straight year, the port of New Bedford in 2017 had the highest valued commercial fisheries catch, notching 111 million pounds valued at $389 ...


Chinese government orders fishing boats to behave during G-20 summit  CNBC

Beijing has issued a notice to Chinese fishing boats operating overseas, warning them to avoid illegal activities during the G-20 summit in Argentina this ...


3D Printed Fishing Lures – 5 Great Curated Models to 3D Print  All 3DP

If you'd rather be fishin', print these great curated models, hit the lake (or river, or bucket), and reel in the big 'uns! Keep reading to find five great 3D Printable ...


MODERN FISH ACT GETS FIXED UP FOR A VOTE  The Fisherman Magazine

Language written into the Modern Fish Act to make access 25% more restrictive and “inflexible” has been removed, paving the way for passage of in the Senate ...


Fishing report for week of Dec. 5-11 | Bass at Pine Flat, Eastman, Millerton on prowl  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Dec. 5-11, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


George H.W. Bush: A presidential fishing tale  The Washington Post

A story from 1999 about that time Post outdoors columnist Angus Phillips went fishing with the president of the United States.


Community-supported fisheries program helps NC fishermen  WRAL.com

The "Walking Fish Cooperative" connects coastal fishermen with local consumers, a program which is especially useful this year due to losses suffered after ...


Brexit: Why is everyone talking about fishing?  BBC News

The fishing industry has found itself at the heart of the debate over Brexit and the prime minister's draft deal. But how did a sector which accounts for about 0.1% ...


Fishing regulation changes effective in March on Lake of the Woods and Rainy River  Valley News Live

Anglers will be able to keep fewer walleye and sauger beginning Friday, March 1, on Lake of the Woods and the Rainy River, according to the Minnesota ...


Fishing the North Coast: Rain will kick-off late run of fall kings  Eureka Times Standard

The season's first sizeable storms are finally filling our local rivers with *fresh* rainwater. And that means hard-charging, *fresh* from the salt king salmon – big and ...


DEC encourages New Yorkers to give the gift of lifetime fishing, trapping, or hunting licenses  North Country Now

The State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is reminding residents, including those in St. Lawrence County, that the holidays are a great time to ...


Urban bald eagle making good use of Pocatello fishing ponds  Idaho State Journal

POCATELLO — A bald eagle has figured out what local children have long known about the small lake at the Portneuf Wellness Complex.


Ex-Apple Engineer Takes on Big Fish Sauce With Upscale Red Boat  Bloomberg

A purist's blend of fish sauce wins over Michelin-starred chefs.


Fishing report for week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4 | Pine Flat kicking out some big limits  The Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2018 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


Find RDR2 Legendary Fish guide with maps  Polygon

Much like Red Dead Redemption 2's Legendary Animals, there are 13 Legendary Fish scattered around the world. Unlike the Legendary Animals, the ...


What You are Really Fishing when You Fish a Stump  Wired2Fish

Stumps are one of my favorite bass holding pieces of cover. They offer a lot of cover and ambush opportunity for a big bass, and one big stump can hold multiple ...


TD atelier's self-build fishing factory in japan with distinctive triangular roof  Designboom

the kyoto based architect, TD atelier, has completed a small factory in the fishing village of kajiga in japan. the small village is home to around 180 people and ...


Early ice fishing can be special, but don't approach it lightly  Minneapolis Star Tribune

ELY, MINN. – I stepped cautiously onto the newly frozen lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area. Devoid of snow, the water's gray, shimmering ice ...


Best Polarized Fishing Sunglasses: Favorites for Active Anglers  GearJunkie

A quality pair of sunglasses is a necessity for the active outdoors person. With the market flooded with sunglasses, we've narrowed down the best polarized ...


Providence man admits role in 'fishing' $97600 worth of checks from mail  Turn to 10

A Providence man has admitted to stealing checks from United States Postal *Service* collection boxes and then fraudulently cashing them. Gerald Reinoso, 22 ...


3 men and a dog rescued after fishing boat strikes jetty  NJ.com

Three people and a dog were rescued after a commercial fishing boat struck a jetty at Manasquan Inlet early Saturday morning and began taking on water, ...


Fishing for compliments  Isthmus

We were promised taco trucks on every corner, but instead we got poke places (which rules just as hard). The field of competitors is large, but FreshFin Poke is ...


Big study of fishing communities finds good neighbors are hard to come by  Science Daily

A study of 89 fishing communities in East Africa has found that good neighbors who agree with common proposals to improve shared fisheries management are ...


Amazing travel job: Director of fly fishing, Grande Lakes Orlando  GMA

Editor's note: This is the latest installment in a new mini-series on some of the most unusual and amazing jobs in the travel industry. Mark Benson is the Director ...


FWP releases report on Madison River fishing pressure  The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Most of the anglers on the upper Madison River aren't from Montana. About half the boats downstream of Lyons Bridge are guides. People are still catching a lot ...


MarCum Lithium Shuttle Review - Ice Fishing  Wired2Fish

Innovations in power supply such as that offered by the MarCum Lithium Ion Shuttle have greatly improved and extended fishfinder performance while ice ...


Foreign fishing crew nabbed for paua offending - The Bay's News First  SunLive

Foreign merchant vessels are being warned that a zero tolerance approach will be taken to crew members who exploit our fisheries without regard to the rules.


3 places to fish this winter — that don't include ice fishing  KSL.com

You don't need ice fishing gear to find great fishing in Utah during the winter. These destinations offer great winter fishing and are sure to keep you and your ...


The power of fish  The Economist

ON DECEMBER 11TH 1975 an Icelandic coastguard vessel came across a group of British ships sheltering from a storm in a fjord and ordered them to leave.


Ice Fishing Crappie With Tungsten Jigs and Plastics  Wired2Fish

This light line jig and plastics technique is one of the best ways to catch crappie through the ice.


Supermarket fish are mislabeled on a mass scale, New York state reports  Quartz

A New York state report found supermarket fish mislabeled on a mass scale.


Jack mackerel species targeted by fishing fleet off North Island  Stuff.co.nz

Fishing fleet targets jack mackerel species off Taranaki coastline.


East Grand Forks considers hosting Governor's Fishing Opener  Grand Forks Herald

A tourism agency for the greater Grand Forks area requested the support of East Grand Forks leaders Tuesday night as it introduced an opportunity to host the ...





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