Posts Tagged 'Fishing Season'

Anglers asked to return harvested hatchery fish snouts

Winter steelhead anglers are being asked to return snouts from hatchery steelhead harvested in the Umpqua River basin, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said Friday. ODFW will scan the snouts for coded wire tags in the first of a multi-year research project to improve winter steelhead fishing in the South Umpqua River. Anglers can deposit snouts in collection barrels at various boat ramps around Douglas County and at the ODFW office in Roseburg. […]

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Tips to make ice fishing safer

It’s that time of year when ice anglers will be traveling to Montana’s waters for the ice fishing season. While the first ice of the year often offers some of the best fishing, it also can be quite variable from location to location and from day to day. Anglers should be familiar with the water body they plan to fish. In FWP Region 6, there are dozens of water bodies that have windmills operating to […]

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Fishing season opens on New Hampshire’s large lakes

Friday marks the start of the season for anglers on 14 lakes managed by New Hampshire Fish and Game for landlocked salmon and lake trout and rainbow trout, including Winnipesaukee, Newfound, Sunapee, Ossipee and the First and Second Connecticut Lakes. Fish and Game officials last month reminded anglers that fishing season doesn’t open until April 1, after record early ice-out dates on some of the state’s larger lakes, including Winnipesaukee, made the season appear at […]

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Large-Lakes Fishing Season Opens April 1

One of the mildest winters in memory has already led to ice-free conditions on expansive portions of New Hampshire’s large lakes (e.g. Winnipesaukee), which will allow for abundant angling opportunities come April 1, the start of open-water fishing on lakes managed for landlocked salmon, lake trout, and rainbow trout. The traditional “watching and waiting” period for available open water to slip in the first small trolling craft – typically 2-3 weeks after the official opener […]

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