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New Law Revises Recreational Fishing Licenses
Adds New Fees; Revenue to Fund Projects Including Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament

July 12 , 2007 With the passage of House Bill 107 into Delaware law, effective Jan. 1, 2008 the First State will require a general fishing license for fishing in freshwater and/or tidal waters, or for recreational crabbing or clamming...

DNR Seeks Comments on Grand Rapids Area Lake Management Plans

April 05, 2007 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has recently drafted individual fisheries lake management plans for 21 lakes in Itasca and west-central St. Louis County...

Anglers Take the Pledge to Take Someone Fishing

April 05, 2007 More than 1,400 anglers so far have joined Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Holsten in a pledge to introduce at least one acquaintance to fishing each year...

Public Hearing on Summer Flounder Regulations Set for March 29

March 14 , 2007 The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Tidal Finfish Regulations governing summer flounder at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29 in DNREC's auditorium, Richardson and Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover...

Ice Fishing Shelter Removal

February 28, 2007 Ice fishing shelter removal dates are fast approaching...

No Contest on AG's Coast Guard Critique: Hearn

February 14 , 2007 Federal Fisheries Minister Loyola Hearn said he has given "strict orders" to deal with an auditor general's report that found massive disorganization within the Canadian Coast Guard...

Kenai Gillnets Will Strangle Culture of Subsistence

February 11 , 2007 Where did the noble idea of preserving subsistence opportunities in Alaska get so far off track?

Fishing Access and Habitat Restoration are Wrecked

February 08 , 2007 SOLDOTNA -- Anglers will find fewer places to fish and young salmon will find fewer places to hide here this year because of a roiling crush of ice and water that scoured the Kenai River's banks two weeks ago...

Fishermen Unite to Talk to Lawmakers

January 29 , 2007 KODIAK -- The United Fishermen of Alaska this week selected a slate of fish issues it will bring before Alaska lawmakers this year...

2006 Fish and Wildlife Highlights Include Red Lake, Wildlife Habitat Boost

December 28 , 2006 The first walleye fishing on Red Lake in nearly a decade and a big boost for public hunting land acquisition were among fish and wildlife highlights for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) this past year...

NEW COLORADO RECORD LAKE TROUT TOPS 50 POUNDS

June 01 , 2007 During the 40 years Don Walker has fished at Blue Mesa Reservoir he's caught plenty of big lake trout. But none measured up to the one he caught May 23...

New Map Books Highlight Minnesota Trout Fishing Opportunities

April 05, 2007 Finding opportunities to fish trout will be easier than ever this year, thanks to two new map books produced by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)...

2007 Christina River Cleanup to Be Held April 14

April 04, 2007 Volunteers are needed for the 16th Annual Christina River Cleanup, set for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 14 along the banks of the Christina River and several of its tributaries including Naamans Creek and Churchmans Marsh in New Castle County...

Boat Ramp at McGinnis Pond Closed Until Mid-March

March 02 , 2007 The boat ramp at McGinnis Pond near Magnolia will be closed from now until mid-March while the ramp is being replaced and the surrounding bulkhead is being rebuilt, the Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today...

DNR to Host Public Meeting on Proposed Management of Lake Wakanda

February 14 , 2007 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will host a public information meeting on a proposed fish and wildlife lake management plan for Lake Wakanda on Feb. 26...

Size Matters in Fish Mating

February 14 , 2007 When it comes to mating, dominant green swordtail fish let their tails do the talking...

Salmon Report Will Provide Processing, Sales Insights

February 10 , 2007 Industry watchers will soon have a more complete picture of how Alaska salmon is playing out in world markets. The state Department of Revenue is expected to release its annual "score card" for the 2006 salmon fishery any day...

Area report: Anglers on The Move to Find ‘Keepers'

February 08 , 2007 Ice thickness isn't a concern anymore, but finding enough fish for the fry pan has anglers scratching their heads.

Area Report: Weather Won't Deter Anglers

February 07 , 2007 Despite frigid temperatures, lots of anglers are expected on the ice this weekend. Four ice fishing contests are scheduled with a few others set within the next few weeks...

Area Trout Lakes in Good Shape for Winter Season

December 28 , 2006 The winter trout-fishing season begins January 13, 2007, and is eagerly anticipated by many area anglers...

Important Rule Changes for Minnesota Anglers Who Spear Fish

December 12 , 2006 December 1, 2006, brought some important rule changes for Minnesota anglers who spear fish. Under the new law a person may not take fish by angling or use tip-ups while spearing fish in a dark house, except that a person may take fish by angling if only one angling line is in use and any fish caught by angling is immediately released to the water or placed on the ice...

 

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