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Colorado Parks and Wildlife reel summer in with Free Fishing Weekend

License-free fishing remains tradition for Colorado Parks and Wildlife every first weekend of June. A number of Colorado’s parks and trails are known for hiking, biking, and even paddle boarding. This annual event is a kick off and reminder about how much fishing can be an active opportunity for summertime too. “We encourage folks to get out there. The purpose of it is just to introduce as many folks as we can to fishing and […]

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The key to summer fishing is getting in the weeds

We’re nearing the summer, and a wide variety of species of fish can be caught in the next few weeks and months. We’ve all heard of the summer doldrums and the dog days of summer, and those phrases often create thoughts of slow fishing. While it is true that we need to adapt our fishing techniques to be successful in the summer, it’s also true that fish are eating machines in the warmer months of […]

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Minnesota Fishing Season Begins with Opening Weekend

Fishing season is now underway in Minnesota. The fishing opener here in Minnesota is a day many in the Northland have had circled on their calendars. And those here in Duluth talk about how they’re going to spend the weekend. “We’re looking forward to a nice outing and catching some fish,” said Jarrid Houston of Houston’s Guide Service. Up around Pike Lake, longtime outdoor store fisherman’s corner has been preparing for opening weekend while trying […]

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J.B. Webb — Some guides are seeing catching, not fishing

The old saying when the bite is slow is that they call it fishing, not catching. On Texoma right now, my guide friends in our cove and at other marinas are calling fishing for stripers and sandbass catching.

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Recreational salmon sport-fishing season set to open on June 26

After much debate and deliberation, the California Department of Fish and Game have announced the 2021 start and end dates for recreational ocean salmon fishing season. Chinook salmon sport fishing in our coastal areas (from Point Arena to Pigeon Point) will be allowed from June 26 through October 31, seven days a week. The limit remains at two salmon per person per day with a minimum size of 20 inches. To read the entire article, […]

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Fishing report: Cool weather slows fishing, stalls runoff

Some anglers had a hard time getting out last week between the windy weather and storms, but if you were one of the lucky ones that wasn’t blown off the water there were some opportunities to catch fish. As is typical for early spring some rivers that were swelling last week are now much more fishable. Now is the time to enjoy the region’s rivers and creeks before runoff. Some of the rivers that look […]

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