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Free Youth Fishing Derby
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Free Youth Fishing Derby

LOS ANGELES – MacArthur Park, a City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks facility located at 2230 W 160th, Los Angeles, CA 90057, will host a youth fishing derby on Saturday, May 21st, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm. This activity is designed to give boys and girls, 15 and younger, who live...

Youth Trout Fishing Opportunity Survey
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Youth Trout Fishing Opportunity Survey

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is seeking input on pursuing new trout opportunities for youth anglers. Please take a few minutes to fill out a brief survey on Maryland’s trout stocking program to help inform our decision-making process. Thank you for helping us evaluate our stocked trout fishing program. You can take our online survey...

Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament Results
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Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament Results

The 31st Annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament was held May 15, 2022 at Island Beach State Park. The day stared with fog, but ended with sunshine, and while it was a slow day of fishing, everyone seemed to enjoy spending their day on the beach trying their best to get a fish to bite. This...

Attention St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario Walleye Anglers
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Attention St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario Walleye Anglers

Early this spring, DEC Region 6 Fisheries in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) New York Field Office began a walleye acoustic telemetry study to better understand walleye populations in the St. Lawrence River and the Eastern Basin of Lake Ontario. The study is designed to assess walleye movements, relative use of...

Women on the Water Fishing Tournament is this Saturday
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Women on the Water Fishing Tournament is this Saturday

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and East Canyon State Park are co-hosting the fourth annual Women on the Water Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 21 at East Canyon Reservoir & State Park. This trout tournament offers two age brackets: ages 17 and younger, and 18 years of age and older. The tournament will provide...

State Record Smallmouth Bass Caught
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State Record Smallmouth Bass Caught

Congratulations to Travis Wendt of Lewiston, Idaho on landing Idaho’s latest state record fish. Travis hooked the massive 23.5-inch smallmouth bass while fishing Dworshak Reservoir on May 10th. After a quick photo, Travis released the bass back into the lake, and secured a new catch-and-release state record. His trophy bronzeback eclipsed the previous record of 22.75...

Commercial Fishing Captain Settles Federal Fisheries Case With NOAA
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Commercial Fishing Captain Settles Federal Fisheries Case With NOAA

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced a settlement agreement with a commercial fishing captain. Darrell York of the commercial fishing vessel, Watch Out, agreed to pay $22,300 restitution for resource-related crimes dating back to 2015. “This case is a great example of our...

Shortnose Sturgeon Spawning Confirmed for Second Year in Connecticut
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Shortnose Sturgeon Spawning Confirmed for Second Year in Connecticut

In Spring 2021, CT DEEP began setting sampling gear in an area of the Connecticut River suspected as a spawning area for Shortnose Sturgeon, an endangered species. Sampling efforts were continued in Spring 2022. In both years, sampling was a success! Learn more below and through this story map – “Sturgeon: Connecticut’s Living Dinosaurs”. A...

Commission to Hold Special Meeting
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Commission to Hold Special Meeting

Kansas City – The Kansas Wildlife and Parks Commission will host a special meeting on Friday, May 27, 2022, via ZOOM for the sole purpose of introducing two items related to recently-passed legislation, as well as voting on three items that are time sensitive. All items being discussed and/or voted upon are as follows: General...

Get Hooked on Fishing
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Get Hooked on Fishing

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to get hooked on fishing through its Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag. Free Fishing Days is an annual MDC...