With Temperatures Dropping, Can You Handle the Fish?

6/12/2019 - By Jill Christoferson. While many anglers sing the praises of Florida’s warmer fishing months, seasoned anglers know that winter can offer great fishing opportunities for some of the state’s most sought-after fish species. As the temperatures drop, you’ll spot many anglers, including veteran kayak angler Stephen Stubbs, following spotted seatrout… SEE MORE
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Learn to Fish – 2020 CT Course Schedule

4/12/2019 - Certified CARE Instructors offer a wide variety of opportunities for you, your friends and family to learn about fish and fishing. Class curriculum is designed for families and kids age 9 and up. You will learn about fishing tackle, how to cast, knot tying, safety, regulations and how to identify… SEE MORE
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Are Alabama Fish Safe to Eat? Here’s How the State Decides

4/12/2019 - By Dennis Pillion. It’s 40 degrees on a Wednesday morning in Eufaula and White Oak Creek is quiet except for the puttering of a diesel generator and a faint wee-oh, wee-oh sound reminiscent of a European ambulance siren. That high-pitched sound means the two squid-like collections of wires dangling into… SEE MORE
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Red Tide Status Update from Florida Fish and Wildlife Commision

29/11/2019 - November 27th, 2019 - Current Conditions A bloom of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in Pinellas County, background to medium concentrations in Sarasota County, very low to high concentrations in and/or offshore of Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties and… SEE MORE
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State Parks to Waive Fees on Black Friday

22/11/2019 - Looking for an alternative to the shopping lines on Black Friday? Fees at state parks in Oregon and Washington will be waived the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29), and the Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife is offering free fishing, crabbing, and clamming across the state. The free day-use parking… SEE MORE
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Bodega Bay Crabbers Delay Friday Opener to Avoid Whales

22/11/2019 - By Kirk Moore. Bodega Bay crabbers made an unprecedented decision to hold back from Friday’s scheduled Dungeness season opener, to avoid potential encounters with humpback whales gathered off the California coast. The fishery was marred by gear entanglements in the 2015-2016 season, and tightened state oversight could severely curtail this… SEE MORE
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Maryland Fishing Report Week of November 13th, 2019

13/11/2019 - By Keith Lockwood.  This fine looking crappie is held up by a proud Henry Gessford who was fishing in a lower Dorchester County river recently. Photo by Jody Gessford The colder weather has descended upon the Maryland landscape and few know it better than our furry, finned, and feathered friends… SEE MORE