Posts Tagged 'Fishing'

Learn about white bass fishing during MDC virtual program

Fishing for white bass — particularly during the spring spawning run — is an activity that’s special to many Missouri anglers. People can learn more about how to hook this popular fish at a Missouri Department of Conservation free virtual program “Naturalist Notes Virtual Series: White Bass.” This online program will be from 10-10:30 a.m. Jan. 12 and is being put on by the staff of MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center. This program is designed […]

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Fishing talks move at snail’s pace in EU-UK Brexit standoff

European Union and British negotiators on Saturday extended their standoff over EU fishing rights in U.K. waters and remained unable to make a decisive breakthrough in trade talks aimed at averting a chaotic and costly post-Brexit split on New Year’s Day. Despite movement on major issues to keep trade going once a Brexit transition period ends on Dec. 31, the two sides haggled over fish quotas and the rights of trawlers without much success, turning […]

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New rules for fishing on Madison River outlined

After extensive discussion over several years, new rules have been adopted for fishing on the increasingly crowded Madison River in an attempt to spread people out. The rules will be official on Dec. 24, even though most won’t be implemented until 2022. The rules include a cap on commercial use starting in 2022. The total number of guide trips per outfitter and guide will be capped at the number of trips reported in either 2019 […]

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Fishing in Kansas gets a little cheaper

Starting Jan. 1, 20201, it will cost a little less to go fishing in Kansas. The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission is changing the daily license fee from $8.50 to $6 for Kansans and from $14.50 to $10 for non-Kansans. The commission hopes the lower prices will bring in more novice and casual anglers. Another change that happens Jan. 1, Kansas children ages 15 and younger can buy a new youth trout permit for […]

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Flying fish: Real fish, but not really flying

There are about 40 species of flying fish, all of which tend to be cigar-shaped with long, wide pectoral fins on either side of their bodies. Broadly speaking, there are two categories of flying fish: “two-wingers,” whose two large pectoral fins comprise most of the flying “lift” surface; and “four-wingers,” which also have two enlarged pelvic fins in addition to the two long pectoral fins. All flying fish have an asymmetrical, vertically forked tail (a […]

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Bass Fishing Boats: Old Ones Create Great Memories, Too

I was talking with Terry the other evening and he started telling me about his most recent boat rebuild. He’s one of those dudes who can fix just about anything and he loves tinkering, so I’ve enjoyed following his progress. I also brought up my first bass boat – a maroon and gold 1987 Ranger 374-V. After some searching, I finally found an old photo of it and memories immediately began flooding my brain. Looking […]

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