Posts Tagged 'Fishing'
Damaging ‘fly-shooting’ fishing in Channel sparks concerns
The UK has been accused of allowing a fleet of mainly EU “fly-shooting” fishing boats “unfettered access” to the Channel, without a proper assessment of the impact on fish populations, the seabed or the livelihoods of small-scale fishers. Organisations representing small-scale fishers on both sides of the Channel have warned that the fleet is having a “devastating” effect on their catches. They are calling for a review of the vessels’ UK licences until an impact […]
Bass Pro Shops hosts Gone Fishing event
Noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris is challenging families everywhere to put down their digital devices and head outside to discover the joys of fishing this summer. Morris, Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s are once again donating more than 40,000 rods and reels to hundreds of not-for-profit partners that help kids from all backgrounds connect to the great outdoors to kick off Gone Fishing. Many of the recipients engage underprivileged, minority and […]
Bassmaster Open at James River starts Thursday
Nearly 450 anglers will cast off on the James River this week for the Basspro.com Bassmaster Open. It’s a good venue for us,” tournament director Chris Bowes said. “Obviously a historic river and a historic fishery. Back in the early 90s, we had a couple Bass Master Classics, which is the Super Bowl of bass fishing.” Having the tournament in May rather than in the middle of the summer creates circumstances for big catches, Bowes […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]