Another HUGE Bass Caught In Texas ShareLunker Program

AUSTIN – For the first time in the 32 year history of the program, Kurth Reservoir in Lufkin has produced a Toyota ShareLunker entry. Angler Pablo Torres Jr. of Lufkin caught the 13.34 pound, 26 inch Legacy Class lunker in less than 8 feet of water while fishing with his son-in-law at the lake March 25. Angler Pablo Torres…

Mutton Snapper Regulations Change for South Atlantic

NOAA Fisheries announces a final rule for Amendment 41 to the Snapper-Grouper Fishery Management Plan in the South Atlantic.  This rule updates mutton snapper catch limits and fishing regulations based on the most recent population assessment. WHEN RULE WILL TAKE EFFECT: Regulations will be effective on February 10, 2018. WHAT THIS MEANS: For commercial fishermen, the…

Florida Cold Front Could Kill Snook

Jan 18, 2018 West Palm Beach, Fl It’s chilly out there. In fact, it’s downright cold in some of Florida’s typically balmy coastal regions. Whether you appreciate the break from the heat or you are suddenly longing for our typically warm weather, it is worth taking a minute to think about how the weather impacts…

A new Ohio record Lake Trout

A new Ohio record Lake Trout has been Certified by the Outdoor Writers of Ohio State Record Fish Committee. The new state record Lake Trout, weighing 26.63 pounds, was caught by James J. Beres of Lorain, Ohio in Lake Erie in Lorain County, Ohio. Beres caught the Lake Trout December 1, 2017, using a JT…

Summer Muskie Tips

Dr. Jason Halfen http://www.technologicalangler.com/ Musky activity peaks in late summer, as warm water temperatures drive these apex predators to feed opportunistically on abundant natural forage, and to aggressively chase anglers’ baits. Full-time musky devotees frequently drop their paychecks on custom topwaters and giant multi-blade bucktails, study the moon and sun charts, and target trophy waters…

Atlantic Cobia Rule Change

NOAA Fisheries announces a final rule to change the following management measures for Atlantic Cobia (Georgia through New York): increase the recreational minimum size limit reduce the recreational bag limit establish a recreational vessel limit establish a commercial trip limit modify the recreational accountability measure WHEN RULE WILL TAKE EFFECT: The management measures will be…

Family Fishing Is Fun

Is the sport of fishing right for you? Surveys say that more than 40 million Americans love to go fishing and make it their primary leisure activity as opposed to other sports. In Alabama, fishing represents a substantial impact on the state economy. Hundreds of millions of dollars are represented and about 20,000 people list…