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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...

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10 new Utah fishing records set in 2020

Salt Lake City — Anyone who goes fishing knows how thrilling it is to catch a fish, especially if it is a large, potentially record-breaking one. The DWR began tracking records for harvested fish in the early 1900s. Since then, the record fish program has expanded to also include catch-and-release records and records for fish...

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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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Nebraska: Lake McConaughy SRA Boating Access Improvement to Begin

LINCOLN, Neb. — The Martin Bay boat ramp at Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area will temporarily close to public access Dec. 3. The closure comes just ahead of a one-year, $3 million capital improvement project for the Martin Bay and Cedar View areas of the reservoir, slated to begin the week of Dec. 7. The...