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Z-Man’s® Enduring Commitment to Conservation
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Z-Man’s® Enduring Commitment to Conservation

Ladson, SC – Crafting high-grade baits and tackle is a worthy endeavor only insomuch as the fish and their environs are flourishing. It’s a simple, self-evident idea that’s quietly inhabited the hearts and minds of the people behind Z-Man Fishing Products since day one. It’s also the driving force behind Z-Man’s support of scientists who...

NC MFC Sets 70/30 Commercial/Recreational Catch Ratio on Flounder
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NC MFC Sets 70/30 Commercial/Recreational Catch Ratio on Flounder

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission selected sector harvest allocations of 70% commercial and 30% recreational for the upcoming Amendment 3 to the Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan.   The commission voted on the allocations at its quarterly business meeting last week.   At its November 2020 meeting, the commission asked the Division...

Rooster Tails for Big Trout
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Rooster Tails for Big Trout

Why spinners for big trout? You must cover far more water to find trout, especially larger ones when bites are far between. You need a technique that is effective as well as being one that covers the water thoroughly at a fairly fast pace. Spinners, especially Rooster Tails, feature flash, and that “pop” is the...

Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing School in Sarasota, Fla.
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Orvis Endorsed Fly Fishing School in Sarasota, Fla.

CB’s Saltwater Outfitters, 1249 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL will hold an Orvis-Endorsed fly fishing schools on Sat, Mar 13, 2021. The course, designed for beginning and intermediate fly casters, will focus on basic fly casting principles, improving casting skills and correcting faults.  Instructor Capt. Rick Grassett will also cover saltwater fly fishing techniques, leader...

Trout Stocking at Nebraska’s CenturyLink Lake
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Trout Stocking at Nebraska’s CenturyLink Lake

LINCOLN, Neb. – Rainbow trout from four ponds at Schramm Park State Recreation Area will be stocked at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park’s CenturyLink Lake on March 2. These trout, which range in length from 12 to 18 inches, will be salvaged from the park’s four canyon ponds. By comparison, trout stocked in annual spring...

Trout Tournament in Helen, Georgia, March 27
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Trout Tournament in Helen, Georgia, March 27

The Helen Chamber of Commerce presents the 32nd Annual Helen Trout Tournament, 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the Helen Chamber of Commerce Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, Georgia 30545. COVID PROTOCOLS: Masks, hand sanitizing and six-foot distancing are required inside the Festhalle. No spectators are allowed inside the Festhalle. There will note be...

Wiley X® Extends Multi-Year Sponsorship with MLF
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Wiley X® Extends Multi-Year Sponsorship with MLF

TULSA, Okla. – Major League Fishing, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the multi-year extension of a sponsorship agreement with Wiley X®, one of the most trusted brands in the world for safety eyewear and high-performance sunglasses, offering premium protection and superb visual clarity, both on and off the water. The continued sponsorship names...

California Updates Freshwater Regulations
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California Updates Freshwater Regulations

New freshwater sport fishing regulations which take effect on March 1, 2021, aim to simplify and streamline the laws regulating inland fishing while maintaining and protecting California’s fisheries. The package of updated regulations was adopted by the California Fish and Game Commission in October 2020. It was the largest regulatory inland sport fishing package in...

Online Fishing Forum: Kachemak Bay Winter King Salmon Fishing
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Online Fishing Forum: Kachemak Bay Winter King Salmon Fishing

Is winter king salmon fishing in Kachemak Bay something you’ve been wanting to try? If so, you should tune in for this online fishing forum, which gives some great ocean fishing tips for targeting king salmon. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G), Division of Sport Fish, will be hosting an online fishing forum...

College Fishing Championship Set for Grand Lake
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College Fishing Championship Set for Grand Lake

GROVE, Okla. – The nation’s best college fishing teams head to Grove, Oklahoma March 3-5  for the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship presented by Lowrance at Grand Lake. This is the 12th annual College Fishing Championship – hosted by the Grove Convention and Tourism Bureau – where 150 college bass...