Posts Tagged 'Fish'

FWC stocks Lake Marian with largemouth bass

In June, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management stocked almost 7,000 largemouth bass fingerlings in Lake Marian to further enhance the species’ population. Lake Marian is a 5,739-acre lake that is part of Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area in Osceola County. It is a productive fishery that has historically been known for crappie fishing but also has a quality bass fishery. The largemouth bass stocked by FWC biologists […]

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Bass fishing gets its chance in spotlight

Though the opening date has changed for some anglers in the Commonwealth because of the institution of the early opener for 18 eastern and southeastern counties, the first day of trout season is annually a much-celebrated and highly-anticipated event for which most people who fish generally mark their calendars. It’s not the same for the first day of bass season, which this year came in on Saturday, June 13, on the state’s lakes and rivers. […]

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Saltwater Fishing: Mangrove snapper are on the hook

At Big Pier 60 in Clearwater, the pier is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The bait shop is open, but only eight customers are allowed at one time. A maximum of 105 people are allowed on the pier and social distancing measures are required. Big snook up to 40 inches are still biting, both day and night. Spanish mackerel remain consistent in the mornings and a few tarpon have also been spotted early. […]

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Time passes quickly when fishing with grandkids

I love fishing with my grandkids any chance that I can. With social distancing restrictions, it has been a long time since my wife and I have seen our grandkids in person. We were thrilled to have the opportunity this past week when Owen, Ayden and their parents came up for the day. We traveled in separate cars to the fishing destination and socialized at a distance. It was great being able to fish with […]

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Give skating a try when fishing flat water

I am always looking for new ways to fly fish and especially new ways to catch more fish. I came across another article that talked about the best 10 tactics to catch more fish. As I read through the article I came to the same conclusion that I have come across for the past 45 years of fly fishing. There’s no magic in fly fishing. The way to catch more fish is to fish more […]

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Lake Lanier Fishing Report: Bass seem to be biting best shallow early in the day

Bass fishing has been good for most, but a few anglers are having a hard time really patterning the fish. The good news is that the bass are moving shallower where they are easier to catch. Main lake points and humps as well as docks and shallower cover can all hold big fish right now. My suggestion to most anglers is to pick a method you are good at or have confidence. Stick with it […]

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