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Florida Scallop Season Coming to an End
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Florida Scallop Season Coming to an End

The last day to recreationally harvest bay scallops in Gulf County through northwest Taylor County, and in Levy through Hernando counties is Sept. 24. The season officially closes Sept. 25. Once these areas close, scallop harvest will not reopen until the 2022 season, the dates of which are noted below. For information on bay scallop...

Lake Champlain Atlantic Salmon Study This Fall
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Lake Champlain Atlantic Salmon Study This Fall

DEC, along with USFWS, will be collecting genetic samples from adult Atlantic salmon returning to New York tributaries of Lake Champlain to spawn. Over the last few years, genetically tagged Atlantic salmon fry and smolts have been stocked into New York and Vermont rivers so that managers can gain a better understanding of the movement...

N.Y. Women’s Fishing Expo Sept. 25
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N.Y. Women’s Fishing Expo Sept. 25

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) will hold the second annual Women’s Fishing Expo at Connetquot River State Park Preserve on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A member of the Art Flick Trout Unlimited giving fly casting lessons at...

Texas Sunfish Showdown Tournament Sept. 25
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Texas Sunfish Showdown Tournament Sept. 25

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwaters Fisheries Center (TFFC) will be the site of “The Sunfish Showdown” tournament slated for September 25. The event, held in conjunction with National Hunting and Fishing Day, will run from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and provide fun for the whole family. “The sunfish showdown is our way of celebrating...

Catfish Clinic Oct. 14 at Missouri Chesapeake Hatchery
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Catfish Clinic Oct. 14 at Missouri Chesapeake Hatchery

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – Fishing for catfish has long been an activity that has provided angling excitement and excellent table fare. People interested in learning more about catching, cleaning, and preparing these popular sportfish should plan to attend the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) program “Catfish – Catch, Clean & Cook” program Oct. 14. This...

Enhanced Fishing Opportunities on Lake Ontario Tributaries
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Enhanced Fishing Opportunities on Lake Ontario Tributaries

The New York State Canal Corporation releases water from the Erie Canal into Lake Ontario Tributaries in Western New York for an extended period each fall to create a longer season and even better angling experience. A calendar of releases will be posted here soon and updated frequently. Releases may change due to weather and...

N.Y. DNR Proposes Change for Oneida Walleye Limit
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N.Y. DNR Proposes Change for Oneida Walleye Limit

Anglers are reminded that regulations are being proposed to increase the daily possession limit of walleye in Oneida Lake from three fish/day to the statewide daily possession limit of five fish/day. The regulatory proposal is available on DEC’s website for review and public comment. Comments on the proposal should be submitted via e-mail to [email protected] or...

Stream Treatments to Restore Native Utah Cutthroats
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Stream Treatments to Restore Native Utah Cutthroats

Cedar City — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources will be treating parts of Clear Creek and Fish Creek in an effort to help restore native Bonneville cutthroat trout in those areas, which are part of the fish species’ native range. The rotenone treatments are scheduled to take place Sept. 20–21 at Fish Creek —...

New Record Gray Tilefish for New Jersey
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New Record Gray Tilefish for New Jersey

The NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife has officially certified the catch of a new state record saltwater fish. George Hanakis of Perth Amboy, reeled in the new state record Gray Tilefish on September 1, 2021. The fish weighed in at 23 pounds, 8 ounces, eclipsing the previous state record by 4 ounces and measured...