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    Fishackathon Competition Looks To Leverage Data Against Fisheries Issues

    The fishackathon is an interesting competition that began in 2013. Back then, it didn’t have too many competitors. But it has blossomed into a big event in just the past few years. The whole idea behind the...

  • Juvenile kokanee salmon were released into Lake Sammamish on Earth Day. (Credit: King County Executive Dow Constantine)
    Kokanee Salmon Released Into Lake Sammamish For Earth Day

    A lot of activities took place this past Earth Day, most of which dealt with recycling or planting trees. But at least as far as we could tell, few of the events out there had aims of...

  • Sample from a spill of plastic pellets. (Credit: Paul Nettles via Creative Commons 2.0)
    Ocean Plastic Could Outweigh Fish By 2050

    A new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) argues that fish in the world’s oceans will be outnumbered, in terms of biomass, by plastic bits by the year 2050. That means that there could be more...

  • Walleye fingerlings (Credit: Spencer Neuharth/USFWS)
    Lake Erie Walleye Management Plan Out Now

    Walleye are valuable sport fish across the Great Lakes basin. In Lake Erie, this is no different as the lake is commonly called the “walleye capital of the world.” But keeping the lake full of abundant walleye...

  • The 50-pound tuna bait fish. (Still from a video by Whitiangler)
    This Bait Fish Was A Little Too Big For Tuna

    Ever struggle with deciding how big your live bait should be? Well one thing is certain, it shouldn’t be too big to fit in the mouth of the fish you’re trying to catch. Case in point: A...

  • Tips for fishing on cloudy days. (Credit: Public Domain)
    Tips For Better Fishing On Cloudy Days

    To be straight, the sun doesn’t always shine when you’re out there on the water. And cloudy conditions can certainly impact fishing success. But there are a few things you might do if you’re looking to fish...

  • Members of the TCU bass fishing team. (Credit: Joseph Sanderson)
    TCU Bass Fishing Team Finding Some Success

    Members of the Texas Christian University bass fishing team have had some success in their few years of competition, according to a campus news service. The TCU bass fishing team launched in 2011. Since then, the team,...

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    Wisconsin Expands Catch-And-Release Trout Fishing Season

    Following feedback from anglers throughout the state of Wisconsin and an extensive public review, officials from the state’s department of natural resources have decided to extend the trout catch-and-release fishing season by practically two months. The new...

  • Andy Stromsness used a King Perch ice fishing rod to catch this walleye. (Courtesy of Andy Stromsness)
    Finding An Ice Fishing Rod A Process Of Elimination

    As it turns out, the process of finding a reliable ice fishing rod doesn’t have to be that daunting. And, according to some custom rod-makers, it is actually pretty simple if you know what you’re looking for....

  • mille lacs muskie caught by Brent Lenke
    Angler Catches Another Giant Lake Mille Lacs Muskie

    There have been a lot of big muskie caught on Lake Mille Lacs as of late, according to the Mille Lacs Messenger. The most recent one, stretching a monstrous 56 inches, was caught in late November. Two...