The Antiquities Act was put in place to protect America’s special outdoor sites.
This summer, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) implemented staggered season start and end dates for bay scallop harvest.
The announcement of the winners of the 2017 Lionfish Challenge has been postponed due to Hurricane Irma.
It’s time for the annual Lake Eaton Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp. The derby will be held Saturday, Oct. 14, starting at 8:30 a.m. for children ages 6-12.
A popular target for Florida’s saltwater anglers are reef fish such as snappers and groupers. These species are fun to catch and provide a great bottom-fishing experience for both novice and veteran anglers.
The gray triggerfish recreational season in Gulf state waters will be open an additional weekend this October to provide anglers with fishing opportunities that were missed due to Hurricane Irma impacts earlier in the season.
Today, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is announcing the winners of the 2017 Lionfish Challenge. A total of 26,321 lionfish were removed from Florida waters as part of the four-month challenge.
FWC is hosting several workshops this October to gather public input on the staggered bay scallop season structure that was implemented in 2017 and the bay scallop fishery in general.
Florida’s recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opens Oct. 15 in state and federal waters.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will continue gathering public input on the management of goliath grouper this month at several in-person workshops scheduled across the state.
The Gulf County bay scallop season will remain open through Oct. 8, closing to harvest Oct. 9.
he Association of Collegiate Anglers is pleased to announce the continued support received from Mustang Survival for the 2018 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Association of College Anglers announced that Power-Pole shallow water anchors will continue their support of the series
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Garmin will continue its support of the 2018 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is seeking public comment on
the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation’s (DNRC) application to amend an incidental take permit to authorize additional incidental take on 81,416 acres of proposed Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) land.
Already known as one of the largest and longest supporters of competitive collegiate bass fishing, Cabela's, the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is once again boosting their support and long-standing partnership of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Association of Collegiate Anglers.
West Virginia and North Alabama sit in 2nd and 3rd
Ranger Boats and the Association of Collegiate Anglers have renewed their long-standing partnership of the 2018 Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
frogg toggs showcased two new products that were recognized for premier design during the “Best of Show” awards.
The Clean Drain Dry Initiative has been honored once again with a special award for Outstanding Achievement by the Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition (RRISC).
With the opening of scallop seasons fast approaching, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants to remind everyone engaged in this fun outdoor activity to use a divers-down warning device whenever they are snorkeling or scuba diving while searching for these tasty treats.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) needs your input on goliath grouper management, including the possibility of a limited harvest in Florida state waters
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds boaters, as the holiday weekend approaches, that boating under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs is dangerous and illegal.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will soon begin work to repair waterway markers for federal manatee protection zones in the St. Johns River within Duval and Clay counties.
Gag grouper recreational harvest will close in state waters off the coasts of Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties July 1, with the last day of harvest June 30,
Celebrate the Fourth of July with bay scallops. State waters from the westernmost point of St. Vincent Island in Franklin County through the Pasco/Hernando county line will be open for scalloping starting July 1.
As people make plans to go to the beach for the Independence Day holiday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public to help protect beach-nesting shorebirds and sea turtles by giving them space and keeping personal fireworks off the beach
Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Palm Coast on July 15
Eagle and Lang Lake Fish Management Areas at PotashCorp-White Springs will reopen June 30. The two lakes were temporarily closed April 14 because of low water level
During the Fourth of July holiday, many people take to the water to celebrate Independence Day. The warm, sunny days of summer combined with viewing fireworks puts many more boats and people on the water in close proximity to one another.
Longtime Ranger pro returns to professional fishing
Fast start proves key to pro-angler's title win
Angler upgrades Ranger boat and Evinrude outboard
Tennessee angler adds $20,000 with Ranger Cup bonus
North Alabama and University of Tennessee-Knoxville Finish 2nd and 3rd Respectively
Fishing experts will be on hand to share tips, demonstrate techniques and answer questions
Great news: two separate reports by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Outdoor Foundation show positive signs for fishing participation!
National Fishing and Boating Week (NFBW) helps kick off summer with events and activities during the week of June 3-11.
Earlier this month, RBFF announced the release of its 2017 Best Family-Friendly Places to Fish and Boat.
arleton State and University of North Alabama Sit in 2nd and 3rd
2017 watercraft safety
Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ make announcement just in time for National Fishing and Boating Week
ust like the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup, and the NBA Finals, the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship crowns the best team in the sport.
This is a good question, especially as the weather is getting warmer and many are getting ready to go boating. Boats must have four main types of safety equipment:
Want a career in the fishing industry? The Next Bite is looking for an Office Manager/Producer.
BoatUS photo contest good for any catch, past or recent
Wildlife Forever is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 State-Fish Art Contest from across the nation.
You can learn how to catch the largest cool water fish in Utah by watching a tiger muskie seminar online.
Anglers of all ages enjoy catching tiger muskie.
Southwest Mississippi Community College & Bryan College Claim 2nd & 3rd, respectively
Just because you're boating in a state with legalized marijuana doesn't mean you can bring it on board.
The Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series will be returning to Lake Pickwick in Florence, Alabama for the 2018 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
Bryan College Remains 1st with a slight 29-point Lead over University of North Alabama
Heroes on the Water Announces New CEO
New Study on Attracting First-Time Boat Buyers
Here is a rundown on what you need to know when you're out negotiating access between public and private land.
Angler wins Z518 with top finish in Ranger Cup program
The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is proud to announce after a record turn out in 2017
Florida angler adds $25,000 Ranger Cup bonus
Texas Collegiate Challenge
presented by Abu Garcia
Angler rallies with two 23-plus-pound bags on final two days
General Tire Launches "Reel Job" Sweepstakes
University of North Alabama in 2nd & the
University of Tennessee-Knoxville takes 3rd
MacArthur Park is in the middle of Los Angeles, near downtown. At the center of the park is a small lake, and it's not most people's idea of a picturesque fishing spot.
It was there that the California Ghetto Carping club caught a record breaking fish this week — a 50-pound carp.
Long spinning rods join St. Croix Legend Tournament lineup improves drop shotting, wacky-rigging/shaky head and hair jig techniques
Louisiana State takes 2nd & Tennessee Tech takes 3rd
on Lake Dardanelle, Russellville, Arkansas
The 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Open is finally here!
The second major televised event of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is now only five days away.
Lowrance® Announces Software Update for
HDS Gen3 and Elite-Ti Displays
ATTENTION GRADES K-12! Deadline is Friday March 31st! Two weeks are left to create a State-Fish Art entry of your chosen fish. You have to enter to win!
A Utah man found out what happens when you claim residency in three states in order, to buy resident hunting and fishing licenses.
Prizes Include Power-Pole Big Bass of Event
President Trump signed an executive order today that will begin to unravel protections included in the Clean Water Rule.
Brrrrrrrrrr!! That was the feeling for the first 2017 event of the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
The International Federation of Fly Fishers is a global organization dedicated to the support, enhancement and protection of the recreational opportunities
Trump's most recent executive order puts fish and waterfowl habitat back at risk by directing agencies to scrap and rewrite the key rule created to help protect headwater streams and wetlands
Although most of us have heard the term “garbage patch” before, many probably don’t have a full understanding of what the term really means.
The Montana House of Representatives voted to kill a bill that would have strengthened the authority of county governments to remove illegal barriers on county roads that block access to public land for hunting, fishing, and other recreation.
New Software Upgrade includes Major Improvement to Surface Clarity
In response to recent customers' feedback, YakGear is proud to release the latest Reload models from Viking Kayaks. The new 2017 designs of the Profish Reload and the Profish Reload Z are now available for purchase.
New Daiwa Fuego Baitcasters
Mark Rose designed a specific selection of models for his Lew's Ledge rod series to cover most fishing applications. (Photo courtesy Ron Wong)
St. Croix Eyecon trolling rods let anglers see, feel and CATCH what they've been missing
Gander Mountain Statement on Reports of Possible Bankruptcy
he Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Engel Coolers has partnered with the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series for the 2017 season.
Registration is now open for the twelfth annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
Overwhelming Viewer Response Inspires a New Episode for the 2017 Season
First back-to-back FLW Tour winner in 20-year history
The Association of Collegiate Anglers and Bob's Machine are proud to announce the new Bob's Machine discount program for the 2017 season.
Event Will Qualify Four Anglers for the Classic Bass Champions Tour
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Big Bite Baits will continue to support collegiate anglers and the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Gander Mountain may be the latest outdoor retailer to file for bankruptcy. (Photo: scout.com)
The company is declining to comment, but the business world expects the announcement at any time.
The Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) is proud to announce ProRule as our newest partner of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) is asking its more than half-million members – and any recreational boat owner concerned with having a safe fuel supply – to petition the Trump administration and Congress to reform the ethanol mandate, also known as the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).
Arkansas angler adds $25,000 in Ranger Cup money
e Association of Collegiate Anglers and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series are excited to announce that the registration for the series' Texas Collegiate Challenge presented by Abu Garcia opens February 8.
Auburn University takes the Top Spot with Arkansas Tech University and Murray State University in Second and Third
Multiple sizes, configurations offered for a variety of angling needs
MadBite Light Hook Remover available in two sizes
Jimmy Jacobs Releases Book on Brook Trout in Dixie
Annual contest encourages children in grades K through 12 to learn about endangered wildlife and the importance of environmental conservation
Arkansas Pro Catches 18-pound, 3-ounce Final Day Limit, Wins $125,000
Tennessee’s Huff Leads Co-Anglers
The Association of College Anglers (ACA) is pleased to announce the 10 collegiate anglers/teams that have been selected to represent Garmin College Team/Angler Sponsorship for the 2017 college fishing season.
The second tournament of the 22nd season of the FLW Tour, the most competitive circuit in professional bass fishing, is coming to Jonestown Feb. 16-19
osta Sunglasses and the Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) have renewed their partnership for the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
As many as 300 pros and co-anglers are set to compete in the Costa FLW Series Western Division opener on Lake Havasu, Feb. 9-11.
Multiple sizes, configurations offered for a variety of angling needs
19-Year-Old Angler Bests Huge 250-boater Field, Wins $60,200
Wildlife Forever's State-Fish Art
is fishing for 2017 entries
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) has unveiled its 2017 FLW Fantasy Fishing season and invites players from across the globe to register and compete for the game’s top cash prizes.
FLW with other is implimenting Keep America Fishing’s Pitch It soft-plastic disposal and recycling program at FLW tournaments
The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Open
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today a sponsorship agreement with Mud Hole Custom Tackle, Inc
YETI FLW College Fishing is heading to Sam Rayburn Reservoir Feb. 4 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Southern Conference.
Ranger Boats Announces 2017 Retail Programs
Up to $2,250 in combined retail incentives available to buyers of qualified models
Mercury Marine has announced a new five-year protection program which includes two years of free Mercury® Product Protection Gold in addition to the three years standard limited warranty on all new Mercury Outboards.
RACINE, Wis., – Humminbird® announces the introduction of a new compact solid state radar module, complete with CHIRP pulse compression technology for outstanding radar imaging at short and long ranges. The new CHIRP Radar offers exceptional target separation technology to display approaching weather, boats, rocks, buoys and landmarks with impressive resolution.
As we head into another boat-buying season, there's no shortage of fishing platforms to consider as you search for your next dream boat. If such variety seems a little overwhelming, keep in mind that one of the newest options also deserves the hardest look from a broad spectrum of potential buyers.
For the first time, six life jacket loaner stands
with 400 life jackets will be available to individuals and families attending
the Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show
Tampa Bay Watch is recruiting volunteers to install an oyster shell bar
Artificial Reef Grant Application CoverFWC artificial reef construction and monitoring grant applications are currently being accepted for fiscal year 2017-18.
A career in the government can lead to some pretty amazing opportunities.
Big Weights Expected in Internationally-Televised Bass Tournament featuring 330 Anglers
National Wildlife letter to Senate
As many as 500 pros and co-anglers are expected to compete in the 2017 season-opening Costa FLW Series at Lake Okeechobee, Jan. 26-28.
Marion County Youth Bassmasters duo of Brett Pearson of Gainesville, Florida, and Erik Van Dyke of Ocala, Florida, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 20 pounds, 8 ounces.
For a variety of reasons the stocking of adult fish, including largemouth bass, into an existing fishery is an option considered by pond managers.
Chadwick tops co-angler field
Starting today, January 17th, collegiate anglers nationwide will be able to register for the first Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series event of the 2017 season
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Sunline will continue its partnership support of the 2017 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
Voting concluded last week to determine the 2017 inductees to the ST "Legends of the Fly" Hall of Fame February 3rd at the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show.
League Worldwide (FLW) announced today the complete professional angler roster of 165 for the upcoming 2017 FLW Tour season
The discount will start January 15, 2017 and run through May 15, 2017.
Did you know one teaspoon of Mercury can contaminate a 20 acre lake…forever? Wildlife Forever and Green Lights Recycling are issuing a national “Recycle & Restore™ ” challenge with the goal to rec
KENNESAW, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Marine Group announced today the "Choose Reliability" Sales Event, a new promotion that offers consumers two great ways to build in additional value with the purchase of a new, select eligible Yamaha outboard during the first quarter of 2017.
Offers instant rebate from January 1 until March 31, 2017 on eligible models
We’ve become a country of Republicans vs. Democrats, conservatives vs. liberals and Red vs. Blue instead of the collective Red, White and Blue.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking proposals from states and U.S. territories for federal financial assistance for conservation activities that benefit the nation’s most imperiled species.
The 2017 YETI FLW College Fishing tournament season will kick off Jan. 14 at Lake Seminole for the first of three regular-season stops in the Southeastern Conference.