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2014-04-08 05:09:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many anglers preach catch-and-release fishing methods as not only humane, but a good practice for maintaining stocks of fish living in a lake. However, a new report from researchers at the University of Illinois has found that catch-and-release fishing could still have a negative impact on largemouth bass. The study, published in Environmental Biology of Fishes, revealed that nest-guarding male bass are critically affected by a...

2014-04-07 08:23:55

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that NOAA Fisheries will develop a national recreational fishing policy was greeted enthusiastically by sportfishing and boating leaders, who have urged the agency to adopt exactly this approach to define and coordinate efforts throughout the federal government, and particularly the National Marine Fisheries Service, to advance saltwater recreational fishing. NOAA...

2014-03-26 08:23:30

Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congress is currently revising the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act, the law that governs our nation's marine resources. Recreational saltwater anglers and the sportfishing and boating industries are intensifying efforts to ensure that their social, conservation and economic priorities are well represented in the legislative process. Today, in a...

2014-02-17 12:23:11

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLW, the world's premier tournament-fishing organization, and Z-Man Fishing Products, Inc., manufacturer of the Original ChatterBait brand bladed jig and 10X Tough ElaZtech soft plastics, have announced a sponsorship agreement. The agreement marks the fourth consecutive year of partnership for the two organizations and lasts through the 2014 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Z-Man is one of the fastest-growing companies...

2013-10-31 16:24:49

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Many visitors to the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show come in search of the latest technology to help them catch more gamefish in coastal and offshore waters. Among the developments Jeppesen will be highlighting at the show are important updates to its exclusive Sportfishing Value Added Data (VAD) for C-MAP 4D and MAX cartography -- features that make these widely used electronic charts an even more powerful tool for serious saltwater...

2012-09-13 02:22:43

BIG GAME FISHING JOURNAL LANDS "BIG FISH" NEW GRETNA, N.J., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The September/October edition of Big Game Fishing Journal on newsstands this week features an exclusive 'question and answer' session on recreational fishing with Governor Mitt Romney. "The Journal's publisher Len Belcaro asks the real questions on the minds of saltwater anglers today, and Governor Romney's answers are exactly what our community has wanted to hear," said Jim Donofrio,...

2010-07-15 08:23:00

TEMECULA, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Outdoor Channel (Nasdaq: OUTD), America's leader in Outdoor TV, today announced three new and highly acclaimed fishing shows. "Madfin Shark Series," "Spanish Fly" and "Zona!" will come to Outdoor Channel in 2011. Formerly on ESPN2, these three established shows enhance and solidify Outdoor Channel's commitment to the popular saltwater fishing genre. "Outdoor Channel viewers are passionate about saltwater fishing, and we are bringing...

2009-12-10 06:50:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike commercial fishing, the major player in depleted fish populations, sport fishing makes up less than 12 percent of the global harvest. And though they are equipped with the latest tools and technology to increase their haul, today's sport fisherman embodies a surprising combination of conservation and conquest. With one eye on environmental responsibility and the other on sportsmanship, most sport fishers have adopted a plethora of sustainable fishing...

2008-08-24 09:00:22

Virginia's deep-water bottom-fishing scene seems to get increasingly interesting every year. The fishery already has produced world records for blackbelly rosefish, snowy grouper and tilefish. But it also produces pretty strange fish, some of which anglers struggle to identify. Trips in the past few weeks have produced such a fish. And two catches are under consideration as world records. The species is a Darwin's Slimehead. It looks like a giant goldfish and is sometimes referred to as...

2008-07-05 06:00:12

By Steve Grant, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 5--On a late spring evening with the sun setting, the mouth of the Connecticut River was sprinkled with powerboats and kayaks from Old Saybrook to Old Lyme, most everybody fishing. They were after striped bass -- big ones. Herring and alewives were returning to the sea after spawning. The stripers -- and the anglers -- were waiting, among them Scott Karsten of Glastonbury, a lawyer, and Dixon M. Merkt of Lyme, a guide who was fishing...


Latest Game fish Reference Libraries

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2007-06-24 17:40:07

The Northern pike, Esox lucius, is a carnivorous fish of brackish and freshwaters of the northern hemisphere. It is also known by the somewhat misleading folk-name, "water wolf". Geographic distribution E. lucius is found throughout the northern hemisphere, including Russia, Europe, the British Isles, and North America. Within North America, there are Northern pike populations in eastern New York, northern New England, most of Canada (though pike are rare in British Columbia),...

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2007-03-16 19:11:23

The Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America, from Québec to northern Mexico, and has been widely transplanted to stock game fish for anglers. It is commonly fished in Minnesota, but it is the state fish of the U.S. state of Illinois. Of typical sunfish body shape, the Bluegill's most notable feature is the blue or black "ear", actually an...

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2005-06-08 11:50:58

The bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America, from Québec to northern Mexico, and has been widely transplanted to stock game fish for anglers. Of typical sunfish body shape, the bluegill's most notable feature is the blue or black "ear", actually an extension of the gill cover called the opercular flap. It can be distinguished from similar...

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