New catch and release state record fish category in Wisconsin

TweetMADISON — Dedicated catch and release anglers know there’s little that equals the joy of releasing a healthy musky, northern pike or even a walleye with the hope that it will spawn again and perhaps provide excitement for another angler. … Continue reading →

Florida: Try one of FWC’s new Saltwater Grand Slams‏

Tweet Today’s column begins with a question and ends with a challenge: Do you know what a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Saltwater Grand Slam is? If not, you are missing out on an exciting opportunity. Last month, … Continue reading →

Herman Lucerne Memorial Tournament to Target Seven Species Sept. 20-22‏

TweetISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — A one-of-a-kind event whose anglers span out in search of seven species, the Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Fishing Championship is set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 20-22, in Islamorada waters. Lucerne spent nearly 40 years exploring … Continue reading →

New Englander Wins Herman Lucerne Backcountry Challenge

TweetISLAMORADA, Florida Keys — Rich Campiola of Windham, N.H., caught each of seven target species to win the 2012 Herman Lucerne Memorial Tournament that ended Sept. 23. Anglers fished within the boundaries of Everglades National Park for snook, snapper, redfish, … Continue reading →