Fishing Information


Fishing Information

Why Do You Need a Tacklebox?


A tacklebox or a tackle bag is a necessity to store your fishing lures, bobbers, and hooks. A tacklebox is a necessity to store your expensive lures.

The Fish Dont Care What You Wear


The fish don't care what you wear. Waders, vests and hats for fishermen are necessities to brave the elements.

A Big Fish Story


Ketchikan, located in southeast Alaska, is a good place to fish for halibut. Sally and John Balch live in Ketchikan and have a favorite spot nearby to halibut fish.

Four Fly Fishing Tips


Good Fly PresentationObviously, the goal when casting a fly is to present the fly to the fish in a realistic manner. You are trying to simulate nature here.

10 Fishing Gems


Fishing Gem #1 - When Is Best?If you are in a boat and plan to anchor and bottom fish, get out there before the sun goes down and set up .Over many years, it has been noticed that a good bite usually starts 2 hours before sunrise.

What Has Happened to the Cod Stocks Off the Shores of Newfoundland?


The Newfoundland cod stocks. What has happened to cod fishing off the Grand Banks of Newfoundland? Several centuries ago, John Cabot, sailing under the English flag, found the richest fishing area the world would come to know.

Do You Know How To Clean A Fish?


Now that you have caught your dream fish, do you know how to clean? Good job. You must be so proud of yourself.

Do You Know How to Fillet a Fish?


Finally you've caught the perfect fish. Now, do you know how to fillet your fish? You can't be happier.

Do you Know How to Take the Perfect Picture of Your Fish?


Nothing is better than to snap a photo of your big fish that you just caught. You've spent the day out on the lake and then you feel a pull at the line.

The Yellowfins from HELL!


Hi Lee Palm/Red Rooster crew(San Diego - California)..

Understanding the Effects Moonlight on Swordfishing


In order to better understand why swordfish concentrate their feeding habits in certain depths on any given night or why the bite is better during different times of the month requires you to better understand how the effects of moonlight influence swordfish.Before you can understand how moonlight affects swordfish, you must understand the moon and its phases.

Importance of Artificial Light While Swordfishing


The use of light, either chemical or battery powered plays an important role in catching swordfish. There is no question that the use of artificial light increases the probability of catching a swordfish.

Fishing for Salmon? Do You Know the Different Salmon Species?


Did you know that there are five species of Pacific salmon and one species of Atlantic salmon? Further, did you know that all 5 species of Pacific salmon run wild in Alaska?We're proud of our wild salmon here in Alaska, and rightly so. On the one hand the wild salmon are great sport fish and we Alaskans love to spend gorgeous summer weekends challenging them.

Marine News Fall 2004 - Endangered and Threatened in Florida


Our oceans are home to many marine mammals, fish, turtles, corals and others. The delicate balance between man and the ocean is constantly being challenged by the demands of our society.

Swordfishing in South Florida


Southeast Florida Swordfishing - "Purple Fever"Once you have your tackle ready to go, let us describe a typical drift out in South Florida's Gulf Stream. We are basing this drift using 4 lines.

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Dozens of bills could affect hunting, fishing, trapping  Glens Falls Post-Star

The New York State Assembly's Environmental Conservation Committee has more than 240 bills before it in the 2019 session, and dozens of those would affect ...


A Keys fishing boat was in a protected area, the Coast Guard says. It had other problems  Miami Herald

A 83-foot commercial fishing vessel, named Lady Kristie, with three people aboard, was stopped by the U.S. Coast Guard Thursday after it was spotted in a ...


Florida passes beach-based shark fishing rules  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Anglers hoping to hook a shark from a Florida beach will face increased scrutiny and need a special license after the state's first shore-based shark fishing rules ...


Fishing Tournaments for February 22  The Augusta Chronicle

T-H MarineFLW Bass Fishing LeagueSavannah River DivisionMarch 2, Wildwood ParkTournament hosted by Columbia County Board of Commissioners.


Alaska fishing communities would take hit under Dunleavy proposal to end fish tax revenue-sharing  Anchorage Daily News

Gov. Mike Dunleavy proposed legislation this week that would keep commercial fish tax revenue that has for years been shared with Alaska fishing communities ...


Fishing report: The cobia run is underway  Florida Today

Snapper, snook and redfish action has been excellent.


Marooned in Manitoba: Canadians reach out to revive North Dakota...  Superior Telegram

DICKINSON, N.D. — What started as a dream fishing expedition to the icy waters of Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, quickly turned into a nightmare for one Dickinson ...


High water fishing can be super  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

If the weatherman is correct, this week will see a ton of rain in and around our area which could play havoc with owners of low-lying property, especially if there's ...


FISHING WARNING: France promises ‘LAW OF JUNGLE’ and says UK fishermen face BREXIT BAN  Express.co.uk

PARIS will “support” its fishermen in the event of a hard Brexit, foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said as he issued a warning to Britain.


Fishing and pollution regulations don't help corals cope with climate change: New research suggests a different approach to protecting reef-building corals  Science Daily

A new study reports that protecting coral reefs from fishing and pollution does not help coral populations cope with climate change. The study also concludes ...


Fishing Report: A drum roll, please  St. Augustine Record

The St. Johns River and area lakesMost all the attention this week is on the speckled perch bite. They're bedding in Lake Lochloosa, Dead Lake and likely ...


Wisconsin Fishing Expo takes over the Alliant Energy Center  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — You don't have to daydream about summertime fishing any longer. The largest fishing expo in the midwest is happening in Madison.


850 turn out for last weekend's fishing derbies  KeepMEcurrent.com

The weather for the Cumberland County and Sebago Lake Fishing Derbies Feb. 16-17 was “perfect for an ice fishing derby.” Over 850 participants registered ...


Fishing report, Feb. 21  The Columbian

White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 at the mouth of the Columbia River upstream to Bonneville Dam, and in The Dalles Pool but remains an option ...


Berks fishing and hunting: February 22, 2019  Reading Eagle

A look to outdoor happenings in an around Berks County.


DEC officers deny targeting Shinnecock fishing  Newsday

Two state enforcement officers who in 2017 ticketed a Shinnecock Indian Nation member for illegal eel possession denied in court Thursday that they were ...


State clamps down on shore-based shark fishing  WPTV.com

TALLAHASSEE --- Shore-based anglers will no longer be able to use fish parts, bones and blood to attract sharks, as critics of shark fishing would like to see ...


'Not-so-normal' weather impacting fishing | News  Mohave Valley News

BULLHEAD CITY — Rusty Braun had an appropriate phrase for the recent weather in the Tri-state.


WOODS 'N' WATER: Women adding to surge in fishing's popularity  Meriden Record-Journal

This one is for the ladies. Did you know that more and more females are taking to fishing in the U.S.? I can see it in my trips around Connecticut and elsewhere.


Hunting & Fishing Report: Reflecting on the Golden Dog Years  Centralia Chronicle

When I bought my first dog I was young and bored. I thought I knew everything and the world was a place to be conquered. When Layla died in the.


Governor proposes redirecting money from fishing communities to state  Kenai Peninsula Online

The governor is proposing taking fishing tax money from municipalities and directing it to the state to help balance his budget. Senate Bill 63, backed by Gov.


Hilton Head charter captain finds unlikely fishing buddies — a dolphin mom and baby  Greenville News

While splashing in the shallow waters off Hilton Head Island may be common behavior for dolphins, it's not something the average person sees everyday .


Why North Carolinian boats are fishing off New Jersey's coast, and how a CSF might help: Fishing boats now travel more than 250 miles to catch the fish that used to be in local waters  Science Daily

Date: February 19, 2019; Source: Princeton University; Summary: By studying the logbooks of fishing boats, researchers found that some fishing boats travel ...


Get Caught on Fly Fishing  Minnesota Monthly

Need a new Minnesota hobby for spring? This is why Ashley Peters and so many others are up to their knees in fly fishing.


Fishing in the Park event brings families together  The Killeen Daily Herald

It was a cold morning Saturday, but that did not stop residents from fishing at City Park in the duck pond.


Cancer, company create crowd at ice fishing event  Alexandria Echo Press

Jon Velde jumped at the chance to participate in an ice fishing event organized by Alexandria Industries employees a dozen years ago. He had two big reasons ...


Grand Strand Fishing Report: Above-average water temperature assisting anglers  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Grand Strand Fishing Report for the weekend of Feb. 22-24, 2019: Above-average water temperatures are keeping things more lively near shore and in ...


Monmouth ice fishing derby aims to take 'kids out for a fun day at fishing'  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The fish in Cochnewagon Pond in Monmouth had better look out Saturday when area children will try their hands at ice fishing during Jack Traps' annual youth ...


Projections of low spring Chinook returns limit Columbia River fishing seasons  Chinook Observer

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Fishery managers from Washington and Oregon today approved a sport fishery for spring Chinook salmon on the Columbia River that ...


Women are key to future fishing boat sales; E15 sales to go year round  Trade Only Today

Research shows kids are more likely to go fishing with their mother, which opens a great opportunity set a strong example for youngsters. Also, the NMMA and ...


Napa Valley Fishing Report: Celebrate 'International Year of the Salmon' at the Cameo  Napa Valley Register

Get Wild At The Cameo… in St. Helena at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23. Help us celebrate “The International Year Of The Salmon.” Look at this full plate of ...


Keiki Fishing Tournament to Raise Money for Maui United Way  Maui Now

Maui Electric and Kā'anapali Golf Courses are inviting keiki to cast their poles at their 10th Annual Keiki Tilapia Fishing Tournament on Saturday, May 11.


Capt. Hubbard speaks to History Bytes crowd about fishing through the years  Boca Beacon

... □ BY SUE ERWIN. Capt. Van Hubbard remembers when catching fish in Boca Grande was pretty easy to do back in the day – albeit not nearly as comfortable ...


New York Mets: Noah Syndergaard Not Fishing For Extension  Call to the Pen

On Tuesday, three pitchers from the New York Mets took to the Florida waters for a fishing trip. This wasn't a typical, run of the mill fishing trip. The Mets' pitchers ...


Fargo pond to host Youth Ice Fishing Derby  INFORUM

FARGO — Bring your ice fishing rod and try your luck at the Youth Ice Fishing Derby. The derby begins at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Woodhaven South ...


Minnesota anglers facing deadlines for removing ice fishing shelters  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Minnesota anglers will soon be facing deadlines to remove ice fishing shelters from state lakes and waterways. Dark houses, fish houses and portables must be ...


Fishing report for week of Feb. 20-26: Pine Flat and Eastman bass hitting  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Feb. 20-26, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


Spring chinook fishing zone on lower Columbia River to be cut in half, changes take effect March 1  OregonLive

Oregon and Washington are restricting spring chinook fishing seasons on the lower Columbia River, but Oregon will leave fishing open seven days per week on ...


Coast Guard honors fishing crew for rescuing three men in rough Lake Erie waters  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

GRAND RIVER, Ohio -- Wednesday, the Coast Guard honored a fishing crew that saved the lives of three people over the summer. The waves were pretty rough ...


Boat & Fishing Expo features Thrift, Reese  Lexington Dispatch

The Feb. 22-24 Central Carolina Boat & Fishing Expo at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex in Greensboro features bass pros Bryan Thrift of Shelby and Skeet ...


Battle on Bago winter fishing tournament returns to the Fox Valley lakes for 12th season  The Oshkosh Northwestern

The 12th annual Battle on Bago winter fishing tournament kicks off Thursday night with a concert at Menominee Park in Oshkosh.


Ice fishing forges 'connections' among Portage students | Education  WiscNews

Paul the Portage Pike can't speak, but answered a question for Brad Meixner.


European Nymphing: The Hot Fly Fishing Technique Explained  GearJunkie

European nymphing is catching on and catching fish. Here's how and why you should try the trending technique of euro nymphing.


Local News Get your fishing poles, free fishing in New York Anthony Reyes 12:34 PM  WKBW-TV

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced as part of its "Free Fishing Days" fishing in New York State will be free this ...


NGOs call for six-month moratorium on fishing Baltic cod  Undercurrent News

Three NGOs in the Baltic Sea region have sent a letter to the European Commissioner of maritime affairs and fisheries, Karmenu Vella, requesting that ...


Red Dead Online gets competitive fishing, new Showdown Modes, and more next week  Eurogamer.net

Red Dead Online's rendition of the Wild West is poised to get a little bit wilder next week, when Rockstar expands its cowboy beta with new weapons, new Sho…


Writer hits Oregon coast for surfperch fishing  Tri-City Herald

In his youth, Dennis Dauble fished for surfperch on the Oregon coast near the Yachats River. A trick with spark plugs, mussel bait and a little determination ...


The hunt for the fish pirates who exploit the sea  BBC News

For 10 years, a rogue fishing vessel and its crew plundered the world's oceans, escaping repeated attempts of capture. Then a dramatic pursuit finally netted the ...


DNR looks at three options to keep walleye fishing open on Mille Lacs this summer  Minneapolis Star Tribune

ISLE, MINN. – Three Mille Lacs walleye angling options for the open-water season beginning in May were presented to a stakeholders group here Tuesday ...


Here's what could change in hunting, fishing in Texas during the 2019-2020 season  mySanAntonio.com

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is accepting public comment on proposed changes to fishing and hunting regulations for the coming year, the ...


TuesdoLinks: Fishing for Fresh Trout  Halos Heaven

The media welcomed the chance to chat with Mike Trout on Day 1, hammering him with all things financial. Mike was his usual, nice guy, self.


Frozen fishing Ice Fishing on a Russian River From Kazan to the Gulf of Finland outside  The Moscow Times

While an icy cold Russian winter means staying indoors for most, determined fishermen use the opportunity for a round of ice fishing. From outer Moscow to the ...


Nevada fishing report, Feb. 20, 2019  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Lake Mead — Sunny skies are forecast for the weekend. Live shad are the key to catching striped bass. The baitfish can be found in Vegas Wash area, but ...


Fishing challenges when it pours  AL.com

Good rain gear can keep anglers dry even in a downpour, but heavy inflows and muddy water require a change in locations and tactics to find bass.


6 High-Percentage Targets for Fishing Seawalls  Wired2Fish

Bass fishing seawalls can be incredibly productive throughout the year; especially in dirty water. If you can find some of these must-fish targets on your next ...


20 Great Fishing Boats at the 2019 Miami International Boat Show  Sport Fishing

While a gallery of all the capable outboard fishing boats at the monster 2019 Miami International Boat Show would be a bit overwhelming, check out this ...


Google is building a solar power project above fishing ponds in Taiwan, its first in Asia  CNBC

Google is the biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy in the world, and now the technology giant is building its first solar power project in Asia, directly ...


Fish population survey data available for North Dakota anglers  INFORUM

It's human nature to look for available information and tips when it comes to finding spots to fish and learning what might or might not work to catch them.


Bundle up: Michigan to offer free fishing this weekend  WXYZ Detroit

Michigan will offer free fishing this weekend, Feb. 16 and 17.


The tides might be changing, but it’s time for celebration at Cortez Fishing Festival  Bradenton Herald

In the historic fishing village of Cortez, fishermen face a number of issues, including red tide, development and water quality. This year's fishing festival is aimed ...


Sea-Doo unveils watercraft built for fishing at 2019 Detroit Boat Show  Detroit Free Press

Just last summer, Nick Carnacchi turned PVC pipes into a makeshift fishing rod rack and attached the contraption to his Sea-Doo, so his personal watercraft ...


Mets star Noah Syndergaard catches massive fish  Times Union

Thor dropped the hammer on a monster fish of the Florida coast. Mets star pitcher Noah Syndergaard known by the Nordic nickname pulled up a goliath grouper ...


North Carolinian boats are now fishing off New Jersey's coast  Princeton University

By studying where people are fishing, Talia Young and colleagues found that some fishing boats travel more than 250 miles to catch the fish that used to be in ...


A Beginner’s Guide to Paddle Tail Swimbaits  Wired2Fish

Whether bass fishing from the bank or a 20-foot boat, Davy Hite ranks the paddle tail swimbait as one the best and easiest baits to fish. We caught up with Hite at ...


Sea and sustainable fishing at Med Cooking 2019 - Environment - ANSAMed  ANSAmed

NAPLES - Safeguarding the sea by feeding the Mediterranean is the objective behind the 2019 edition of the Med Cooking Congress, the itinerant event that ...


CDFW: Learn the fine for a too-tiny lobster  Redding Record Searchlight

California Department of Fish and Wildlife agents answer your questions.


Cortez Fishing Festival: A party with a purpose  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Cortez's famed fishing festival is more than a “seafood fest.” It's a fundraiser, a concert and a celebration of everything that makes one of the last remaining ...


Alaska fishing towns would forfeit $28M in fish tax under Dunleavy budget  Alaska Public Radio Network

Governor Mike Dunleavy's proposals for balancing the state's budget include a plan to stop sharing of millions of dollars in taxes on commercial fishing with ...


2 dead, 6 missing after high-seas brawl on Taiwan fishing boat  ABS-CBN News

TAIPEI - Two crew members have been confirmed dead and 6 are missing after a deadly brawl broke out on board a Taiwanese fishing vessel in a remote area ...


Brexit uncertainty hits UK fishing industry  Euronews English

British fishing industry has by in large supported Brexit, but they are now raising concerns about the future.


Researchers find shiny rare fish on Cape Cod  The Boston Globe

A pair of researchers stumbled upon silvery lightfish, whose last recorded sighting in Massachusetts was in the 1800s, they said.


Inside an ice fishing expedition at one of the best Idaho lakes to try your luck  KTVB.com

Bob and Robin Shindelar of Meridian have a number of "secret spots" where they swear the perch are quick to bite.


No more dumping fish guts in the ocean  NBC2 News

Florida is preparing a new statewide ban on the practice by fishermen along the state's iconic beaches of dumping bloody fish guts into the ocean to lure sharks ...


How to Make Fishing Rod Sleeves  Wired2Fish

This is a quick tutorial to make your own fishing rod protectors for $1-2 a sleeve. You can buy the material for about $20 for 100 feet and make 15-20 rod sleeves.


Update: Leaky lake stops fishing for the summer  KSN-TV

This is probably my favorite place to come,” Joe LaBelle said.


Fake surf fishing turning Delaware's beaches into parking lots, critics say  The News Journal

Over the last few years, a battle has been brewing for prime beach property. But those in charge say no matter what changes are made, you can't make ...


Fishing never takes a month off even in chilly weather  KTBS

The winter season is not just for hunting. Fishing never takes a month off even though the weather may be cold and dreary.


Folks have cool time at Sullivan ice-fishing contest  Times Herald-Record

WHITE LAKE - For Peter Hamling, fishing with his father while he was growing up was a great way to bond and relax."Can't beat it," he said.Now as a father ...


Jerkbait Fishing Tips for Ultra Cold Water Bass  Wired2Fish

Bass pro Randy Blaukat shares a pile of tips on how to fish jerkbaits to catch bass during the winter months and other cold water periods.


Falklands ship explosion: Fireball erupts - 5 missing after fishing in British waters  Express.co.uk

The fire on the doomed Taiwanese fishing boat is believed to have been caused by an explosion in the machine room whilst sailing in the South Atlantic on ...


Reeling in the bucks: As St. Augustines reputation as a fishing destination grows, so does business  St. Augustine Record

Fishing may be giving St. Augustine's reputation as a destination for historic tourism a run for its money.Those in the industry speculate there may be a couple of ...


PAUL NELSON FISHING: Snow leads to slush problems on area la...  Bemidji Pioneer

More snow has not helped the ice conditions on lakes in the Bemidji area. The extended forecast does not offer much hope for melting, with no warm up ...


For the love of fishing | News, Sports, Jobs  Minot Daily News

You name it. He's probably got it in his collection or is hoping to find one. Duane Biewer, Minot, has an extensive collection of fishing tackle that includes.


Fish Rap: Anglers finding smoother sailing, casting  Santa Cruz Sentinel

The recent series of big storms seems to be over, at least for now. After weeks of huge waves, heavy currents and howling winds, local anglers can look forward ...


Stop the Impeachment Fishing Expedition  The Wall Street Journal

Congress has no business investigating the president for conduct that occurred before he took office.


Indonesia to open fishing zone near disputed S. China Sea  ABS-CBN News

JAKARTA - Indonesia plans to open a fishing zone within its exclusive economic zone at the southern edge of the disputed South China Sea, most of which is ...


19 Days of Doan, Day 13: Ice fishing amid some grappling in...  The Athletic

Ice fishing was secondary to wrestling on the Winnipeg Jets' infamous outdoor outings.


Seasonal safi and sheri fishing ban starts March 1  gulfnews.com

Dubai: The annual fishing and trade ban on Arabian safi and sheri fish will come into effect again this year from March 1 to April 30. The ban, which coincides ...


Shoelace, Glue Traps: Fort Lee Detective, Officer Nab Postal Box Fishing Thieves  Daily Voice

Fighting the growing trend of check thefts from postal boxes, Fort Lee police nabbed a Teaneck man and a companion who they said had collected a bundle with ...


Fishing is free in Oregon this weekend; Presidents Day not included  OregonLive

Anglers and shell-fishers (crabbing, clamming) won't need licenses or tags on Saturday or Sunday anywhere in Oregon.


Fishing boat rescues 5 from life raft south of Aleutians  KTUU.com

The Coast Guard says the five from the Pacific 1 were picked up from an inflatable life raft about 40 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor by a second commercial ...


UN experts condemn Ireland's migrant fishing workers scheme  The Guardian

System leaves migrant workers vulnerable to modern slavery, four UN special rapporteurs say.


Minnesota man catches huge sturgeon while ice fishing  KFYR-TV

ST. CROIX RIVER, Minn. - A Minnesota man pulls in a huge sturgeon while ice fishing. Darren Troseth says he caught a 6.5-foot, 120-pound sturgeon from the ...


30-inch pike clinches first place in kids fishing derby (7 photos)  TimminsToday

5-year-old Olivia Eide wins 8th annual Timmins Fur Council Kids Fishing Derby.


FISH moving food pantry to St. Bernard | News  Journal Review

After a half-century of feeding local families from the basement of a downtown church, the FISH Food Pantry is getting a new home. The pantry will move to St.


From 'jigging' to 'hole-hopping,' here are the ice fishing terms you need to know  KTVB.com

To the untrained ear, ice fishing terms and phrases sound unfamiliar enough to almost be a different language.


Plant-based tuna aims to be the future of fish — without the smell  MarketWatch

Good Catch's fish-free version of tuna was designed to be a less fragrant work lunch.


Cushing fishing boat captain gets 4 years for causing deaths of 2 crewmen  Press Herald

A fishing boat captain from Cushing was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for causing the deaths of two crewmen in 2014 when he took his boat out ...


Caribbean Mango Grilled Fish  FOX 4 News

The folks at On The Border are helping us celebrate National Margarita Day with margarita specials and a delicious fish dish.


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