Louisiana DWF Agents Perform Search and Rescue in Texas, Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division currently has 40 agents with 40 trucks and 40 vessels performing search and rescue missions in coordination with the Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Law Enforcement Division in the Houston area for the flooding impacts caused by Hurricane Harvey. The LDWF agents have mostly been performing search and rescue missions in the southeastern Houston and the Katy areas. As of the morning of Aug. 29, LDWF agents have assisted Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Law Enforcement Division and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Law Enforcement Division with over 5,000 rescues. … Continue reading Louisiana DWF Agents Perform Search and Rescue in Texas, Louisiana

An Essential Planning Checklist for the Well-Prepared Hunter

An Essential Planning Checklist for the Well-Prepared Hunter An estimated 14 million adults and youth hunt each year, according to the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Hunters — typically hunting deer, upland game birds, turkey and waterfowl — also contribute significantly to the economy, as they spend upward of $22 billion each year on supplies and equipment, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. If you’ve recently joined this 14 million in your love for hunting, you’ll soon learn that good preparation (including buying all those new supplies and equipment) can make or break a trip. Here’s a checklist … Continue reading An Essential Planning Checklist for the Well-Prepared Hunter

Stop Setting the Hook Like This, Walleye Double Date, Melons of the Week

    H You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our emails. If you’re getting this Target Walleye email for the first time, a friend probably signed you up! Today’s Top 4 Paunchy rock melons of the week!  Lindner clan’s Jeremy Smith cracked this paunchy rock melon outta Manotak Lodge, ON. Believe he said he caught her on a Rapala Jigging Rap and only had to lose a dozen of ’em to rocks first lol. Incredible fish, dude! Tifanne Wolter thwacked this 29″ gravel lizard while dragging leeches on Rainy Lake, MN. Curling done right: Reece Deschamps … Continue reading Stop Setting the Hook Like This, Walleye Double Date, Melons of the Week

AQUA-VU: New Live Strike System

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Aqua-Vu XD™ Camera Live Strike System  Ingenious new optics accessories compatible with modular Quick Attachment™ System  Crosslake, Minn. (August 29, 2017) – Key in a single YouTube search for “underwater strikes,” and your device quickly kicks out over a hundred thousand hits. Even after filtering out the usual riff-raff of YouTube weirdness, you’re still left with hundreds of hours of spectacular underwater footage — and the undeniable impression that anglers today can’t wait to see what it really looks like when big bass, muskies and other fish attack.     In many ways, underwater sight fishing or … Continue reading AQUA-VU: New Live Strike System

Kentucky Saugeye

FRANKFORT, Ky. – With every passing season, anglers are building their knowledge base about how to catch saugeye stocked in a handful of central and northern Kentucky lakes. A saugeye is a fast-growing cross between a walleye and sauger that can reach 15 to 19 inches in its second year. The hybridization is evident in the species’ physical appearance. Saugeye display the faint saddle markings of a sauger and the white fin tips of a walleye. Unlike either, it features black smudges on its dorsal fin. Three lakes – 317-acre Guist Creek Lake in Shelby County, 148-acre Bullock Pen Lake … Continue reading Kentucky Saugeye

Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium to host Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

                                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2017 Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium to be permanent home for Bass Fishing Hall of Fame Relocating from Birmingham, Alabama, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame joins an unprecedented collection of national conservation partners with a presence inside a remarkable new destination showcasing hunters, anglers and wildlife   SPRINGFIELD, Mo.  — Officials from the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame … Continue reading Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium to host Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Latest Fishing Report From Sportsman’s Lodges Lake of the Woods

Lake of the Woods Fishing Report Sportsman’s Lodges Baudette, MN www.sportsmanslodges.com 800-862-8602 7/20/2017 It’s Getting Hot In Here! South Shore: Another week flew by and fishing continues to be good! Storms earlier in the week stirred up fishing and made the fish slightly lethargic but it was only a matter of a day or two until they were back to their regular snappin’ selves! The spinner bite is still going very well. Hammered gold with a crawler is the way to go. Concentrate your efforts in the 8’-20’ range. The jig bite is still holding strong as well. Go deep. … Continue reading Latest Fishing Report From Sportsman’s Lodges Lake of the Woods

Devils Lake Registration Closes MONDAY Evening July 17

In This Issue –MWC Devils Lake Presented by Lowrance CLOSES Monday evening July 17! Sign up today. ATTENTION teams fishing Devils Lake ALL boats MUST stop at Ed’s Bait Shop on Hwy 20 south for a MANDATORY boat inspections and sticker. We WILL check for these inspection stickers and because this is a rule on DL and required of MWC to hold the event there anyone NOT having a sticker will be disqualified from the event. PLEASE REMIND YOUR FRIENDS ANDS FELLOW ANGLERS. NEXT UP! is Sault Ste Marie, Presented by Ranger Boats. US and Canadian waters! August 25-26! Registration … Continue reading Devils Lake Registration Closes MONDAY Evening July 17

Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2017 New Product Showcase Awards

If you are unable to see the message or images below, click here to view For Immediate Release Mary Jane Williamson, Communications Director, mjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227 www.asafishing.org Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2017 New Product Showcase Awards BOTE wins “Best of Show” during the world’s largest sportfishing trade show Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL – July 13, 2017 – The world’s largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, is now in full swing (July 11 – 14), at the Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Fla. Produced by the American Sportfishing Association … Continue reading Sportfishing Industry Presents the ICAST 2017 New Product Showcase Awards