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 →

ND Angler Snags Record Paddlefish‏

Tweet Williston Angler Snags Record Paddlefish Grant Werkmeister of Williston snagged a record 131-pound paddlefish on May 7, about 20 miles southwest of Williston near the confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department … Continue reading →

Free Fishing Clinics Across New York State

TweetFree Fishing Weekend to be Held Feb. 13 – 14 Anglers Encouraged to Safely Enjoy Ice Fishing on New York Waters as Ice Conditions Improve A series of free ice fishing clinics are scheduled across New York State to educate … Continue reading →

Wisconsin: Yellowstone Lake State Park fishery transformed

TweetBLANCHARDVILLE – Where carp, bullheads and stunted crappie were once the catch of the day and anglers were scarce, a fisheries management project has transformed Yellowstone Lake into a fishing hotspot where anglers regularly land trophy size game fish, including … Continue reading →

Record heat may be contributing to fish kills in Minnesota lakes

TweetRecord-setting heat may be contributing to fish kills in lakes across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Natural summer fish kills are not unusual,” according to Brian Schultz, DNR assistant regional fisheries manager. “In the … Continue reading →


TweetAlbany, N.Y. – There’s never a lack of stories to tell after a New York State fishing trip. Like that time you spotted sea gulls circling off the coast of Long Island signaling that sharks were there for the catching. … Continue reading →