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White Bass Virtual Program Jan. 12

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Fishing for white bass – particularly during the spring spawning run – is an activity that’s special to many Missouri anglers. People can learn more about how to hook this popular fish at a Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) free virtual program “Naturalist Notes Virtual Series: White Bass.” This online program will...

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Louisiana Aquatic Volunteer Instructor Workshops Planned

A new year brings new opportunities with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) fishing programs. LDWF is hosting free Aquatic Volunteer Instructor workshops beginning this month. With respect to social distancing and sanitizing, workshops will be led by LDWF biologists and attendees will have the opportunity to learn about fishing and other fishery-related...

2021 Georgia Fishing Regulations Available
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2021 Georgia Fishing Regulations Available

2021 Georgia Fishing Regulations Guidebook Now Available Kick off the brand new year by using the 2021 Georgia Sport Fishing Regulations Guide as you make all your fishing plans says the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD). “Anglers, new or experienced, should always begin with this publication,” said Scott Robinson, Assistant Chief...

TWRA’s Annual Winter Trout Stocking Program Is Underway
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TWRA’s Annual Winter Trout Stocking Program Is Underway

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has begun its 2020-21 winter trout stocking schedule. TWRA plans to release approximately 75,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters through March. The program provides numerous close to home trout fishing opportunities for anglers during the winter months. These fisheries also provide a great opportunity to introduce children or first-time anglers...

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Lower Columbia River Steelhead Fishery Update

Action: Increases the daily steelhead limit from Buoy 10 upstream to The Dalles Dam and continues to allow retention of hatchery upriver summer steelhead from The Dalles Dam to the Highway 395 Bridge at Pasco. Species affected: Steelhead. Locations, dates, and rules: From the mouth (Buoy 10 line) to Interstate 5 Bridge: salmon and steelhead...

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N.C. Calls on Anglers to Report Cold Stunned Sea Trout

MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding the public to report any cold-stunned spotted seatrout they may see in North Carolina coastal waters. During the winter, spotted seatrout move to relatively shallow creeks and rivers, where they can be vulnerable to cold-stun events. Cold-stun events have the potential to occur when...

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ODNR Announces First Year Accomplishments to Improve Water Quality in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has made great strides in the first year of Governor Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio Initiative.  One year after Governor DeWine announced plans to improve water quality for all of Ohio, ODNR has moved forward with dozens of projects that will contribute to the overall health of...

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Fish Iowa program opens registration for virtual ice fishing courses

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering two free virtual ice fishing courses to individuals who have little to no ice fishing experience or would like to further improve their current skills. “If you haven’t ice fished at all or are looking to sharpen your skills, then these are the...