Fishing Information

Fishing Information

Local Bass Fishing


If you are like me, you love to fish at the drop of a hat. While I do plan fishing trips, I also like to go on a whim.

The Fishing Industry and Sponsorship


Should you approach the fishing industry for sponsorship?First let's look at it from the lure manufacturer's standpoint. Just think of your favorite lure manufacturer for a minute.

Fly Fishing Rods - Getting The Bends


Picking a fly fishing rod is a tricky endeavor. Do you go with your ego, expected fishing environment or something else? While length is a factor, the bend or action of the rod is a key factor.

Fishing Fall Bass - Early Fall Fishing for Bass in the Northwest as the Seasons Change


You have just rolled out of bed, poured you coffee and there it is. You knew it was coming, but it is real, it is here.

Catch Your Limit With These Fishing Supplies


Great fishing supplies are an essential when it comes to netting the big game out at the lake or the stream. You can't expect the fish to bite, though, if you don't bring your A game.

No Boat? Join Your Local Bass Club


Having been an avid basser for years, and not having the wherewithal to purchase a boat, I've often felt cheated and frustrated about not being able to get out to deeper waters (where I was certain the real bass were). Having succumbed to this delimma for some 40 years or more, I finally had something come my way that I never knew existed: my local bass fishing club.

Bass Fishing - Recreation or Obsession?


First of all, we need to look at the word ..

Bass Fishing? Watch Out For the Gators!


Lakes in certain parts of the country contain more than something you want in your livewell. Alligators.

Introducing The Two Guys With Flys


Just when you thought you had seen it all. Just when you thought what in the world can I get for a unique and different Christmas present,Fathers Day gift,or executive gift-- along comes a fun and unique gift just in time for this years' Christmas season.

Online Fishing Forums Change the Way Anglers Fish For Information and Photos


As the landscape of the World Wide Web changes at lightning speed, so do many online trends. Communication and the exchange of information have become instantaneous and the rate at which we can find and receive information is incredible.

The Alaskan Experience


"FISH ON!!"I yelled, as my seven weight fly rod bent over and the line played it's magical tune of "zinging in the rain". It was hard to tell just how big the fish was or if it was a Rainbow or big Dolly Varden.

From Personal Belly Boats to High Performance Racers - An Overview of Inflatable Boats


Inflatable boats, also called rubber boats or dinghies, have been around in one form or another for thousands of years. They now come in many different sizes and models and include inflatable kayaks, sport boats, and inflatable catamarans.

Caring for Your Inflatable Boat - Common Sense & Consistency Are the Keys


Thousands of years ago, the first inflatable boats, made from animal skins, were used for transportation. People used them to cross rivers, ferry goods to other locations, and move military troops.

Satisfy Your Thirst for Fishing - 3 Parts to the Fishing Cocktail


Everyone who fishes either for sport or fun knows that while fishing itself is simple, catching fish is not. There are times when we think we have it all figured out, then days go by without as much as a nibble.

Fly Casting - the Overhead Cast


The overhead cast is the most basic fly cast. Learn to execute it well and you will be able to easily adapt the skill to the side cast and backhand casting.

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

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Trident Fishing Tournament: Feb. 17, 2019 | Fishing  Charleston Post Courier

Updated standings for the 2019 Trident Fishing Tournament.


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.


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 ...


Fishing event brings families together | Local News  The Killeen Daily Herald

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Summerville's Patrick Walters finishes fourth in Bassmaster Elite Series debut  Charleston Post Courier

Patrick Walters' first tournament as a member of the Bassmaster Elite Series was an eye-opener for a lot of folks and should be quite a confidence-builder for the ...


Hunting/fishing planner: February 17, 2019  Reading Eagle

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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.


New York state offers free fishing days this weekend  CNYcentral.com

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced the first of several statewide free fishing days ...


FLW to host high school fishing summer camp, tournament on Kentucky Lake  Butler County Times Gazette

Fishing League Worldwide announced on Friday that it will host a high school fishing summer camp from July 24-27 on the Murray State University campus in ...


MARTINO: Popularity of ice fishing on rise | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

As we met in an area bait shop, my friend Jeff Newsome remarked, “I was beginning to wonder if we were going to have any ice fishing opportunities."


Trout fishing at Bacon Creek Park  KTIV

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – Some Siouxlanders braved the cold temperatures this weekend to do some ice fishing at bacon Creek Park. On Saturday, fishing lovers ...


Fishing For the Cure sets sights high  Alexandria Echo Press

Alexandria Industries set a lofty goal for its 13th annual Fishing for the Cure ice fishing challenge Saturday afternoon on Smith Lake. The event, which raises ...


Friday Fishing Report  AL.com

From Weiss Lake, guide Mark Collins reports crappie fishing is great, with lots of keepers at 8 to 12 foot depths as well as some moving into the bays in ...


Destin History and Fishing Museum has record year in 2018  The Northwest Florida Daily News

The Destin History and Fishing Museum made a little history of its own this past year.“2018 was the most successful in the museum's history,” museum board ...


Outdoors Calendar: Feb. 17, 2019 | Fishing  Charleston Post Courier

A look at upcoming hunting and fishing events in the Charleston area.


Fishing takes centerstage in March | Louisiana Outdoors  The Advocate

The calendar gets pretty sneaky this time of year, and with hunting seasons on the wane, south Louisiana outdoorsmen begin working on their boats and ...


Northeast Iowa RC&D Awarded for Trout Fishing Guides – Mix 94.7 KMCH  kmch.com

Northeast Iowa RC&D has been honored with an award by the tourism industry. The organization recently received the “Outstanding Niche Marketing Initiative” ...


Ice fishing tournament brings high school students from all over Wisconsin to La Crosse  News8000.com - WKBT

High School students from all over Wisconsin are competing in an ice fishing tournament in La Crosse today.


PHOTOS: Catching fish while catching up on Webster Lake  Concord Monitor

Matt Millette and James White didn't let a football rivalry get in the way of a good day of fishing. Friends since high school, Millette, a die-hard Patriots fan, and ...


Ice fishing on Basswood Lake in BWCA  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Basswood Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is a popular location to fish for northern pike. Deep snow in the BWCA this winter has made ...


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 ...


5 rescued after fishing vessel sinks near Dutch Harbor  KTVA

The U.S. Coast Guard helped a civilian crew rescue all five people from a fishing vessel that sank Friday off Dutch Harbor.


Outdoors notebook: Cayuga returns to water for fishing tournament  Palestine Herald Press

BULLARD — The Cayuga High School fishing team hasn't competed in a tournament since Nov. 17.


Moratorium on aquarium fishing passes first committee  Hawaii Tribune Herald

KAILUA-KONA — A bill that would have abolished aquarium fishing in Hawaii cleared its first committee Wednesday, but not before its purpose was significantly ...


The Next Wave in Menswear Is...Fly Fishing?  GQ

Welcome to Shopping Buddy, where we're talking fashion's weirdest new trend.


Chasing the king: How I spent 3 days fishing in Alaska and almost killed the symbol of America  Virginian-Pilot

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Stop the Impeachment Fishing Expedition  The Wall Street Journal

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


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.


Fish now!  NWAOnline

For Natural State anglers, the magic time begins right about now, when all our favorite game fish are biting almost everywhere.


South Carolina Buys Upstate Land for Fishing and Hunting  U.S. News & World Report

CLEVELAND, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina has added land along the South Saluda River it plans to let people use for fishing, hunting and hiking.


Anglers brave blustery weather for Ice Fishing Derby  The Union Leader

MEREDITH — A Milford man who landed a 3.63-pound rainbow trout on Saturday won the Great Rotary Ice Fishing Derby and took home a tasty dinner and the ...


Meyers and Arredondo place first in fishing tournament  Uvalde Leader-News

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Ready to party Cortez style? 37th annual fishing festival happens this weekend  Bradenton Herald

The 37th annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival happens this Saturday and Sunday. Here's what you need to know before you go.


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.


'This helps. It calms': Fly fishing program brings peace to disabled veterans  Jackson Sun

The Jackson branch of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing offers disabled veterans a place to find release and socialize with other veterans.


Cortez angler takes world fishing records  The Journal

A Cortez fisherwoman has just earned two world records for trout she caught at Groundhog Reservoir this past summer.


FWC will vote on new land-based shark fishing rules  Wink News

A government agency will hold a vote on new rules to protect sharks and beachgoers. If implemented, it will change how fishers catch these marine animals.


Fishing report for week of Feb. 13-19 | Steady bass bites at Millerton, Pine Flat  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Feb. 13-19, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


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Hundreds turn out at Jewel Lake for a community fishing event  KTUU.com

The community fishing day, sponsored by the Alaska Department of Game and Fish, was a huge hit for the hundred of families that turned out to ice fish.


High Plains Outdoors: A New, Old Fishing Spot  HPPR

Luke comes to you from the porch of his little hunting cabin, nestled in the oaks behind his house this week. Tune in and listen to Luke tell about an old.


New EU rules leave Dutch fishing without pulse in 2021  Fox News

The European Union reached a tentative deal to ban as of mid-2021 the practice of using electric shocks to stun fish before scooping them up in nets.


Fishing Report for Friday, Feb. 15: Steelhead trout fishing should heat up on Northeast Ohio rivers  cleveland.com

A small harbor that has provided some great bluegill fishing this winter has been East Harbor, adjacent to East Harbor State Park in Marblehead. Anglers also ...


Hundreds reel in the fun at Free Family Ice Fishing Day on Chemong Lake  Global News

Hundreds got hooked on ice fishing Saturday at Chemong Lake as part of the Free Family Ice Fishing Day hosted by the Ontario Federation of Anglers and ...


An Oregon lawmaker wanted to stop 'fishing expeditions' for public records. Here's what she meant.  OregonLive

When recently retired Rep. Deborah Boone began pushing a bill in January to prevent news media “fishing expeditions” for public records, people wondered ...


Monster sturgeon pulled from St. Croix may be biggest-ever Minnesota fish  MPR News

Minnesota may have a new all-time fishing record Wednesday. As in any fish. Sponsor. Darren Troseth pulled a 78-inch sturgeon out of the ice on the St. Croix ...


Shark fishing from beach to be restricted in Florida  Sun Sentinel

Florida plans a crackdown on shark fishing from the beach, a controversial practice that yields hair-raising videos of writhing 12-foot hammerheads being hauled ...


Bass Daniel? UK football star taking his talents out on the lake for fishing team  Lexington Herald Leader

Kentucky football's Kash Daniel announced on Twitter last month he'd be joining the UK Bass Fishing Team, a club that competes in regional and national ...


Knoxville to host 2019 Bassmaster Classic fishing tourney  WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Knoxville will be the host of the 2019 Bassmaster Classic fishing tournament for the first time it the tourney's 49-year history.


Officers find Mille Lacs rife with over-fishing, drugs  Star Tribune

Illegal fishing on Mille Lacs has been rampant this winter, based on enforcement actions by the Department of Natural Resources. Overfishing also was detected ...


Fishing trip turns into battle with mako shark for Cherko family  Bradenton Herald

The Cherko family's fishing trip for yellowtail snapper turned into a successful battle with a mako shark.


Like fishing for trout? Hatchery near Flagstaff is getting a $3.3 million face-lift  AZCentral.com

FLAGSTAFF – David Fox beams when a picture of a Gila trout flashes on a computer monitor at Sterling Springs Hatchery, nestled at the top of Oak Creek ...


Ice fishing and back again, sorta: Chicago fishing, Midwest Fishing Report  Chicago Sun-Times

Ice fishing remains the story, though it's as up and down as the weather in Chicago fishing, for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report.


Long battle lands record-setting 120-pound sturgeon on the St. Croix  Star Tribune

Likely to go down as Minnesota's largest record fish of any kind, the ancient-looking sturgeon was 6 feet 6 inches long, 29 inches around and weighed about ...


'Before elections, go for bottom fishing with capital protection approach'  Moneycontrol.com

It is time to apply bottom fishing strategy with capital protection approach. One should invest in 4-5 parts till election results are announced.


Matt Becker: From Maverick's to Commercial Fishing and Back  Surfline.com Surf News

Matt Becker doesn't remember his first wave. He grew up at the beach with a surfing family in Santa Barbara. Dad taught him to surf as soon as he could swim.


Burullus fishing port reopened after weather improvement  Egypttoday

KAFR EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Feb 17 (MENA) - Burullus fishing port was reopened as the weather improved after being closed due to bad weather conditions, strong ...


Ice fishing derby to benefit at-risk kids  KXLY Spokane

In the midst of snow and wind chills below zero, some hardy folks will be fishing for reason Saturday on Diamond Lake.


Great Meredith Rotary Ice Fishing Derby draws families, anglers to lakes  WMUR Manchester

Now in its 40th year, the derby raises money for local organizations.


Fishing Report Trout good for drifters in Matagorda Bay  Bay City Daily Tribune

NORTH SABINE: Trout are fair to good on the Louisiana shoreline on Down South Lures. Flounder are fair on jigs tipped with shrimp around marsh drains.


Fishing report for week of Feb. 6-12 | Bass active at Eastman, Success and more  Fresno Bee

Fishing report for week of Feb. 6-12, 2019 for the central San Joaquin Valley, ocean and Delta compiled by Dave Hurley and edited by Roger George.


10-man crew jumps sinking fishing vessel near Saldahna Bay  News24

Ten crew members have been rescued when a fishing vessel sunk on Saturday morning off the west of the Western Cape near Saldahna Bay.


Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: The fishing carpenter captivates  National Catholic Reporter

What was Peter expecting when he let Jesus commandeer his boat as a pulpit? He had already met and heard Jesus and had even invited him to dine in his ...


New River walleye fishing heats up in February and March  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Even in the depths of winter, somewhere fish are biting.


Annual ice fishing contest draws hundreds, despite bitter cold  WQOW TV News 18

Chippewa Falls (WQOW) — Saturday's cold temperatures didn't keep ice fishing enthusiasts away from the 6th Annual Jig's Up Blugold Ice Fishing Contest.


Finleyville bass fishing champ says versatility is everything  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rookie of the Year Matt Becker usually fishes near the bottom, looks for structure and assesses how the bass relate to the shoreline.


She wont be replaced: Harriet Didriksen remembered as a fishing icon  SouthCoastToday.com

NEW BEDFORD — A procession of visitors entered a hospital room at St. Anne's in Fall River last weekend to bid farewell to Harriet Didriksen.Her son, Dana ...


Pay Attention to How Your Fish Are Hooked  Wired2Fish

How your bass is hooked can tell you a lot about the current feeding behavior and preferences during a particular day of fishing. Sure, it's tempting to unhook ...


Continuity crucial for stable and profitable fishing industry  Informante

Uncertainty created by the fact that the allocation of new fishing rights have been delayed with few months is cause for some concern for players in the.


$100,000 win puts Ava bass angler over $2.5 million career mark  Springfield News-Leader

"... You can participate in fishing if you're 6 or 60, or older. It's a very egalitarian sport." - Ava pro angler Rick Clunn.


We want to see further action on illegal fishing in South Holland - says angler  Spalding Today

More still needs to be done to tackle illegal fishing in our area - says a frustrated Sutton St James angler. Andi Shortland, who runs a Facebook page called 'The ...


Albert Lea will host first Walz, Flanagan fishing opener in May  Star Tribune

Here's a warm thought for Minnesotans shivering in the cold and snow — the annual Governor's Fishing Opener is only three months away.


St. Andrews marina partially open for fishing, commercial vessels  WJHG-TV

According to Panama City officials the St. Andrews marina is partially open.


This company is targeting Northwest anglers and leaving them on the hook, BBB warns  Tacoma News Tribune

The Boise branch of the Better Business Bureau on Friday warned anglers in the Pacific Northwest to avoid a Washington-based fishing company that has been ...


Eco India: How the game of Frisbee is changing the life of fishing communities in Chennai  Scroll.in

Our top story this week looks at Chennai's fishing community, particularly the children, having found a new lease on life.


Kids ice fishing day delivers cool fun  WXOW.com

Genoa, WI – (WXOW) – The Genoa National Fish Hatchery hosted it's Kids Ice Fishing Day, a tradition for the last decade. Participants ranged from 5 to 12 years ...


Kayak and fishing store Hook 1 Outfitters opens Murfreesboro location  The Daily News Journal

Paddlers and anglers have a new place to shop in Murfreesboro. Hook 1 Outfitters — known in Middle Tennessee for expertise in retail kayak and fishing gear ...


Russia's "Golden Fish" Submarine Was Super-Fast (But Fatally Flawed)  The National Interest Online

This sub was innovative for many reasons but had its share of problems.


Hoffmann, Boutjes win Clear Lake Ice Fishing Contest | News, Sports, Jobs  NUjournal

NEW ULM — Todd Hoffmann and Lindsey Boutjes finished first in the Clear Lake Ice Fishing Contest Sunday. Hoffmann caught a 1.92 pound bass to win the ...


Dogs do the heavy lifting on anglers' BWCA deep-snow ventures  Star Tribune

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS – On Tuesday while snow tumbled in waves across Basswood Lake, Stu McEntyre turned his back to a ...


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