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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Results Released
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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Results Released

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the results of the 2022 Baywide Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, a cooperative effort with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), which annually estimates the number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay. The total abundance of blue crab in the Chesapeake Bay in 2022 was 227...

College Scholarships Available for Conservation-Minded Students
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College Scholarships Available for Conservation-Minded Students

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering scholarships for any student interested in a conservation career. Applications will be accepted until June 15 for the fall 2022 semester. Scholarships are available for any Arkansas resident paying in-state tuition with a declared major related to conservation or agriculture. A complete list of...

May Highlights Safe Boating
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May Highlights Safe Boating

A safe boating public awareness campaign held annually in May serves as a good reminder for boaters heading into summer. National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27, with the campaign actually kicking off May 20 with Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day. Water recreationists are encouraged to snap a picture while at work and...

Walleye Fry Stocking Completed
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Walleye Fry Stocking Completed

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has completed stocking over 26 million walleye fry in the North Platte River above the reservoir and upper portion of Lake McConaughy. To help increase survival, most fry were stocked from a boat to distribute them into areas with adequate food resources and fewer predators. Beginning in mid-June, an...

The 2022 Lionfish Challenge
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The 2022 Lionfish Challenge

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 2022 Lionfish Challenge tournament, which kicks off May 20 and ends Sept. 6. The Lionfish Challenge is a summer-long lionfish tournament open to competitors around the state of Florida. This is the seventh year of the Lionfish Challenge and our goal is...

Students Assist with Making Reef Balls
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Students Assist with Making Reef Balls

Last week, Lazar Middle School students in Montville, [New Jersey], worked with Marine Resources Administration staff to make one dozen reef balls as part of a grant received in 2019. Students had the opportunity to get involved in the process of building these concrete fish habitats from start to finish. The reef balls are scheduled...

MDC Offers Free Catfishing Clinic
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MDC Offers Free Catfishing Clinic

St. Joseph, Mo. – Catfish are among the top sportfish because anglers enjoy catching them and they make fine table fare, too. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free Discover Nature — Fishing catfish clinic from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, at the Belcher Branch Lake Conservation Area near Faucett in Buchanan...

Record Longnose Sucker Caught in Montana
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Record Longnose Sucker Caught in Montana

GREAT FALLS – For the third time in less than 15 months, a Montana angler has caught a new state record longnose sucker. Jonathan Miller used a jig to land his 4.78-pound, 22¼-inch fish on May 10 from Hauser Reservoir near Helena. The previous longnose sucker record was set in May of 2021, with a 4.21-pound fish...

Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is May 21
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Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is May 21

On Saturday, May 21, you can go fishing or visit a Nebraska state park area (including state recreation areas and state historical parks) without the need for a permit to do so. It’s Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, and the day is yours to enjoy. Perhaps you can get everyone together for a picnic...

F&G Hosting “Fish Idaho Fest – McCall”
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F&G Hosting “Fish Idaho Fest – McCall”

If you are interested in learning about and getting more involved with fisheries and aquatic resources management in the McCall area, and having some fun while you are at it, mark your calendars for June 10, 2022 and join Idaho Fish and Game and our various partners for “Fish Idaho Fest – McCall.” Idaho Fish...