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  • Hobie Bass Fishing
    Kentucky Dam Village State Park will host 2015 Hobie® Bass Open
    OCEANSIDE, California –-The second annual catch, photo, release (GPR) Hobie Bass Open, presented by Kentucky Lake Convention Visitor’s Bureau, will take place at Kentucky Dam Village State Park, May 29-31, 2015.The Open will be one of...
  • Ideas sought on keeping marine mammals away from fishing boats
    Ideas sought on keeping marine mammals away from fishing boats
    Which methods work best to keep marine mammals away from your fishing boats? Which ones should or should not be allowed? The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is considering issuing guidelines for keeping mammals away from your boats and...
  • Fly fishing deals around town
    Christmas fly fishing deals in Reno-- Orvis, Cabela's lead the way
    Christmas is right around the corner so I scoured the local shops, online ads for the big box store and found some deals to help people buying for fly anglers or if you'd simply like to spoil yourself. From big box stores to local fly shops,...
  • Webinars planned to explain new bluefin discard and montioring rules
    Webinars planned to explain new bluefin discard and montioring rules
    If you've got time in the holiday rush, you can learn about the new Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing rules. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration at the United States Department of...
  • New bycatch reporting system proposed for Northeast fisheries
    New bycatch reporting system proposed for Northeast fisheries
    A standardized method for reporting bycatch is being proposed for Northeastern fishing. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is seeking public comment on a proposed Northeast Region Standardized Bycatch Reporting Methodology (SBRM) Omnibus...
  • TOP: Them in Bremen have nothing to worry about. BOTTOM: Have you ever felt like you were being followed by a tree?
    Oz on Film, Part Sixty: The First Television Series of Oz, Part Thirteen
    "The Music Men” begins with Rusty, fishing pole in hand, heading out for an afternoon’s relaxation. On the way, he meets Socrates, also accoutered for angling, and, just a little further along the way, Dandy with his own rod and...
  • Nominations sought for Atlantic shark advisory panel
    Nominations sought for Atlantic shark advisory panel
    Nominations are sought for a federal advisory panel on sharks and other highly migratory fish. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is announcing in the Federal Register of Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 that it is seeking members for the...
  • Timber Creek Sportsman Shop to close
    Timber Creek Sportsman Shop to close
    The announcement that Timber Creek Sportsman Shop closed this past week was met with disappointment but not disbelief by most fly anglers in the Southern Tier. The shop, owned by Chuck Sherwood, had seen its ups and downs since being purchased...
  • Gulf State Park, Gulf Shores, Alabama
    Year-round fun at Gulf State Park - Gulf Shores, Alabama
    For most travelers familiar with Alabama’s Gulf State Park, the first things that pops into mind are the beach and saltwater fishing pier. Anglers flock to the pier and vacationers crowd onto this white sand fringe of the Gulf of Mexico...
  • Spotte Seatrout in Winter
    5 destinations for southern winter seatrout
    With the winter months upon us, the fishing may become a bit uncomfortable for anglers. On the other hand, if you know where to look and how to fish, the action for spotted seatrout can be red hot all along the South Atlantic and Gulf Coasts...
  • December teleconference to approve boating infrastructure grants
    December teleconference to approve boating infrastructure grants
    The Sport Fishing & Boating Partnership Council has scheduled a public teleconference for Friday, Dec. 19. It starts at 10:30 a.m. Easter Daylight Time and runs until noon. If you wish to listen in, speak or submit written material for the...
  • Southern tier fly fishing: Winter fly fishing report, Timber Creek closes, event
    Southern tier fly fishing: Winter fly fishing report, Timber Creek closes, event
    We dodged the potential for significant snow this week and got rain instead. That's not all bad though. The Finger Lake tribs have finally gotten some water which may make things interesting for those who don't want to travel to the Salmon...
  • Mahi-Mahi-Turtles
    Tempting turtle tidbits
    I have heard and read a lot about how bass like to eat baby turtles. Most accounts suggest that it is more than just being hungry. Bass hate them and attack them out of aggression. The reason: turtles like to rob bass nests and the bass don&rsquo...
  • Rapala Giant fishing lure for Christmas, undercover Santa
    Rapala Giant fishing lure for Christmas, undercover Santa
    To helping you transform any place in the home or ‘man cave’ you might put it. Fishing has the power to transform your life. It’s a stress free pastime and sport and at Christmas time there is only a hoot n’ galore of gifts...
  • Winter workshops scheduled on identifying protected Atlantic species
    Winter workshops scheduled on identifying protected Atlantic species
    Six workshops on identifying and handling protected Atlantic species have been scheduled for the winter. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced in the Federal Register of Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 that it will conduct a series of...