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Date: 12/29/2015
CHEYENNE -- The Southeast Wyoming Chapter of the Muley Fanatic Foundation held a Camo Cache collection to benefit the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Forever Wild Families program at its 3rd annual fundraising banquet. Game and Fish expresses its appreciation for this support.
Date: 12/29/2015
CHEYENNE - Todd Graham, Afton game warden, was named the “2015 Wildlife Officer of the Year” for Wyoming. The award, given annually in every state and Canadian province by the Shikar-Safari Club International, honors an officer whose efforts during the year display outstanding performance and achievement.
Date: 12/26/2015
CHEYENNE – Landowners from Kaycee, Manderson, Fort Laramie and Green River, Wyoming are recipients of this year’s Access Recognition Program. The program honors landowners who provide access to or through their lands to hunters and anglers.
Date: 12/26/2015
Best known for its game bird hunting and numerous fishing opportunities, the sprawling Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Management Area just east of Lovell offers an array of outdoor opportunities. Many sportsmen in the Bighorn Basin are well acquainted with Yellowtail and take advantage of the extensive public access the unit offers, but may not be familiar with how the Wyoming Game and Fish Department manages this valuable public resource.
Date: 12/23/2015
MINNETONKA, Minn.— Fishing is always better when you're catching, so why waste precious time trying to reach the right depth? Now, anglers can get to the strike zone faster offshore and force bass to bite with Storm's new Arashi Deep 18 and Deep 25 crankbaits.
Date: 12/23/2015
Annual Forum Looks at Recreational Boating Issues
Date: 12/23/2015
Key pieces of boating safety equipment.
Date: 12/19/2015
In a letter to its dealer network, Bass Pro Shops Founder, Johnny Morris, reassured dealers that the company's future is "unchanged" after three senior staff members at Fishing Holdings, makers of Ranger, Stratos and Triton, resigned.
Date: 12/19/2015
Custom Jigs & Spins' new site gives customers quick access to info, easier ordering
Date: 12/19/2015
LARAMIE – If you hunt or fish in southeast Wyoming, you might want to check out the Laramie Region page on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s website.
Date: 12/17/2015
Fly Fishing Show in Denver Jan. 8-10
Date: 12/15/2015
New York Mills, MN– Eclipsing tournament wins by Lund luminaries Al and James Lindner and Jeff "Gussy" Gustafson, the legendary boat builder recently unveiled a radical new 1875 Pro-V Bass boat during its August dealer meeting – a progressive boat blueprint that sets out to redefine the concept of the modern day bass and musky fishing vessel.
Date: 12/15/2015
Date: 12/15/2015
Date: 12/15/2015
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department advises anglers to use extreme caution while venturing out ice fishing, especially during the early season and during warmer winter temperatures. Ice on many waters may not be safe.
Date: 12/12/2015
The Wall Street Journal has reported that Jarden Corp., the parent company of fishing industry giant Pure Fishing, is in merger talks with Newell Rubbermaid, the makers of Sharpie and Rubbermaid food containers.
Date: 12/12/2015
Big news from ReserveFishing this week is that the fishing reservations company is expanding exponentially, according to CEO Craig Pettigrew, and will in future book everything from mountain climbing to backcountry kayak journeys, to guided backpacking to sailing cruises.
Date: 12/10/2015
After a long-term investigation conducted by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, a Park County man has been convicted of multiple counts related to illegal trapping. Greybull Game Warden Bill Robertson said the vast majority of trappers act both ethically and legally, but this was a rare instance where a Cody area man did not.
Date: 12/9/2015
SARATOGA – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking formal bids for a contractor to perform maintenance at Public Access Areas along the North Platte River in the Platte Valley.
Date: 12/8/2015
Cheyenne native Pat O'Grady is a tinkerer, a dabbler, an inventor who is always scheming and dreaming. You can almost see the wheels turning. The majority of those creations, artistic energies and brainpower are channeled to making lures that catch more fish.
Date: 12/8/2015
CHEYENNE – Wyoming high school artists interested in Wyoming’s wildlife are alerted that beginning Jan. 1, 2015 the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin accepting artwork for the 2017 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest. Each year the Game and Fish selects one species to be the subject of the competition. The winning entry will appear on the following year’s printed conservation stamps – thus the competition for the 2017 stamp.
Date: 12/8/2015
Aquatic Invasive Species prevention program catches three boats carrying the invaders
Date: 12/8/2015
Plano, IL,-Avid ice anglers know that dabbling a lure through one hole all day long rarely cuts it. Fish have tails and they're not afraid to use them. The bite over here can suddenly turn into a better bite over there. And it often takes several moves per hour to make rather than break an outing.
Date: 12/7/2015
GREEN RIVER- Anyone who fishes for burbot in southwest Wyoming can’t deny the excitement they feel when they land one of those huge, slimy, eel-like, invasive burbot. They’re invasive because someone or some group of people illegally introduced the fish into area waters at least 12 years or so ago and it has been a fisheries management challenge for Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) biologists ever since. Although there is no limit on burbot the Game and Fish reminds anglers to properly di
Date: 12/6/2015
GREEN RIVER-Don’t be alarmed if you are fishing Flaming Gorge Reservoir or the Green River and catch a burbot with a long, wire tail dangling from the fishes belly. You just caught a fish that is part of an important, local research project.
Date: 12/5/2015
In celebration of the National Park Service’s 100 year anniversary, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is participating in the “Every Kid in a Park” campaign, a program that provides every fourth-grade student nationwide and their family free admission to more than 2,000 National Parks, as well as state parks and historic sites in the Cowboy State.
Date: 12/4/2015
Our question this week goes to Jeff Obrecht the interim editor of Game and Fish's Wyoming Wildlife magazine and a long-time public information specialist.
Date: 12/4/2015
Tulsa, Okla. – Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the release of the HOOK series of fishfinders, as well as fishfinder/chartplotter models, which feature proven navigation and fishfinding technology, along with everyday prices that provide anglers with incredible value.
Date: 12/4/2015
All the Most Advanced Sonar Technologies From A Single Transducer Solution
Date: 12/4/2015
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on the poaching of multiple elk in Hunt Area 41 north of Hyattville.
Date: 12/3/2015
Drilling down to each congressional district tells a specific story for congressional members
Date: 12/2/2015
Buck Knives announces the "Edge of a Legend Fishing Sweepstakes" now through June 30, 2016. The sweepstakes, presented by Buck Knives, includes prize packages from leading outdoor brands, with the grand prize G3 aluminum boat with trailer & Yamaha VF150 SHO outboard loaded with add-ons valued at over $60,000.
Date: 12/1/2015
Date: 12/1/2015
LARAMIE –The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is alerting the public of two projects that will require use of helicopters throughout southeast Wyoming in upcoming weeks.
Date: 11/30/2015
PINEDALE – Wyoming is blessed with an abundance of big game. The state has some of the largest populations of mule deer, elk and pronghorn in the county. During the winter these large animals migrate to lower elevations where they are forced to negotiate highways and the associated traffic. Animals this large can be dangerous if they are hit and there are some tips to avoiding vehicle-animal collisions.
Date: 11/28/2015
This week our question is for Aaron Kerr, Game and Fish's Law Enforcement Coordinator and occasional pirate boat inspector. Q: Aaron, I just received a letter saying I needed an identification number for my boat. Why did I get this letter and what should I do now?
Date: 11/25/2015
Pike are known for being eating machines, and most fishermen have heard a story or two about a pike that has eaten something strange.
Date: 11/24/2015
Public access to the Luckey Pond area in Lander will be restricted this winter. Anglers are advised not to venture onto the ice due to hazardous conditions. Wyoming Life Resource Center officials, with support from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, will close the access road on Nov. 25 and the gate will remain locked until ice on the pond melts early next spring.
Date: 11/23/2015
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission holds at least six public meetings each year. The Commission, which serves as the policy making board of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, values public comment and involvement of citizens. The Commission’s schedule for 2016 is set for the following dates and locations:
Date: 11/23/2015
The Association of Collegiate Anglers is proud to announce Buff, Inc., as the newest partner of the 2016 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Date: 11/19/2015
Today, the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee held a mark-up on the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015.
Date: 11/19/2015
Rock Treads™ aluminum discs offer fly-fishers an inexpensive, environmentally friendly alternative to felt-soled footwear.
Date: 11/19/2015
Landmark conservation program protected more than 1 million acres in first 10 years additional $35 million committed for next decade
Date: 11/18/2015
The report focuses on those new to the sport or trying it again after dropping out
Date: 11/18/2015
The Midwest and Northeast have the most avid anglers
Date: 11/18/2015
Recruiting anglers isn’t as big a challenge and keeping them on the water
Date: 11/18/2015
Individuals or groups can be nominated until January 8, 2016
Date: 11/17/2015
Little do the fishermen who’ve packed away their gear for the season know that they are missing out on some of the best fishing of the year!
Date: 11/17/2015
Now there will be year-round fishing on the Madison River in Montana.
Date: 11/17/2015
Smith Wins Co-angler Title
Date: 11/17/2015
– Hundreds of coal mining and oil and natural gas projects in the Powder River Basin area of Wyoming and Montana are destroying the habitat of some of the West'’s most beloved wildlife
Date: 11/17/2015
Plano, IL – When it comes to quick set-up, maximized fishable space, and mega room for bodies and gear, nothing compares to Frabill's head-of-the-class hub-style portable ice fishing shelters, a first-choice with sticks across the Ice Belt.
Date: 11/17/2015
OLATHE, Kan. Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the GPS 73, a new low-cost marine handheld designed for mariners who want a simple, rugged, and reliable navigation solution. This easy-to-use handheld is packed with marine-specific features like man overboard (MOB), marine alarms, routing planning, and navigation. New SailAssist has also been added, offering sailing-inspired features like virtual starting line, race countdown times, distance to start
Date: 11/16/2015
Watsonville, CA, – Whether your preference is sails, rods or paddles, every waterlife enthusiast dreams of outfitting him- or herself with the latest and greatest gear. West Marine is making that dream a reality for one fortunate water-lover with its pre-Black Friday "Win Your Dream Package" Sweepstakes.
Date: 11/16/2015
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites interested public to ‘Coffee with a Warden’ to share thoughts, ideas or questions you may have on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8:00 a.m. at the Split Rock Cafe, 2297 Hwy 789, Jeffrey City.
Date: 11/13/2015
BAGGS-Baggs Game Warden Kim Olson is looking for information about a spike elk poached during the cow elk season in hunt area 21.
Date: 11/13/2015
Date: 11/13/2015
Texas pro Jeff Sprague to represent Keystone Light
Date: 11/12/2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. - PENN®, recognized world wide as the leader in gear for saltwater fishing, announces that the latest new products are now available at retail. Anglers can find new items such as the PENN Clash® spinning reel, PENN Carnage™ II rod, and PENN tools, knives and apparel plus other PENN products at their favorite sporting goods store. Shoppers looking for that perfect holiday gift will find the perfect PENN gear for that special someone.
Date: 11/10/2015
The new MagPro R spinning reel maintains the Mitchell® standard with many angler-friendly features like instant anti-reverse, carbon-infused body, and a drag system that lasts through the fight. The high-grade quality of the MagPro R reel is as dependable as the name it bares and the new rotor design reduces the overall weight of the reel without sacrificing power. MSRP begins at $89.95.
Date: 11/10/2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. – One of the most popular new fishing reel introductions for 2016 is the Revo spinning reel family by Abu Garcia. The recipient of rave reviews, the reel is destined to be a favorite of anglers. Retailers nationwide are now receiving shipments of the Revo spinning reels, just in time for the holiday gift-buying season.
Date: 11/9/2015
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is saying goodbye to an long-time employee who has served the public in a number of roles. Dixie Candiracci, senior accountant in Cheyenne, has retired after 25 years with Game and Fish
Date: 11/9/2015
LARAMIE – While the aspen leaves may be gone for the year, anglers in southeast Wyoming still have an opportunity to find some “gold” not far from home.
Date: 11/7/2015
LARAMIE – Dozens of interested individuals expressed their views to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission regarding ungulate migration corridors and Commission recommendations. The Commission was also updated on emerging research on the migration of ungulates like mule deer and pronghorn in Wyoming. The presentations today will lead to further discussions about conservation efforts for migration corridors.
Date: 11/6/2015
Winterization and Ethanol Blended Fuels by BoatUS and American Motorcyclist Association
Date: 11/5/2015
Hunters and anglers celebrate brief reprieve for headwater streams and wetlands before preparing for a fresh threat to the Clean Water Rule
Date: 11/5/2015
FLW announced today the schedule, rules and entry dates for the 2016 FLW College Fishing season
Date: 11/5/2015
The Association of Collegiate Anglers has announced that Garmin will continue its support of the 2016 Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.
Date: 11/5/2015
LARAMIE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has lifted a fire ban that was put into effect in August on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Laramie Region.
Date: 11/5/2015
FOND DU LAC, Wis. – Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion and technology, has introduced SpitFire X7, a stainless steel propeller designed to improve all performance facets of the growing 75-115hp outboard class.
Date: 11/5/2015
OLATHE, Kan.--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced Quickdraw Contours, a free, easy-to-use software feature that lets mariners instantly create personalized HD fishing maps with 1-foot contours on any body of water. Quickdraw Contours results appear instantly on a compatible Garmin sonar-enabled chartplotter and the maps can be kept private or shared with others at no cost.
Date: 11/4/2015
Frabill's Sentinel Series boasts angling ergonomics, plus portability and precision
Date: 11/4/2015
St. Croix's popular Mojo Bass now stronger, lighter and more sensitive with SCIII® and IPC®
Date: 11/3/2015
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Water temperatures have dropped well below the normal warm bathwater temps you'd expect on a hot summer day in the south. This time of year most people aren't expecting to get wet when they visit local lakes and rivers.
Date: 11/2/2015
The Bureau of Reclamation will temporarily use the spillway at Alcova Dam to make scheduled water releases to the North Platte River. This action is necessary to accommodate maintenance activities required by Western Area Power Administration in their local power facilities. The river flow below Gray Reef Dam will continue to be at about 500 cubic feet per second (cfs).
Date: 11/2/2015
Date: 11/2/2015
Pinedale, Wyo. – Hooker Creek Construction, Inc. is preparing to end construction activity for the winter on the Skyline Drive Reconstruction Project (Forest Road #37-740), located on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, three miles north of Pinedale, Wyoming.
Date: 11/2/2015
Pinedale, Wyo- The Pinedale Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has prepared campgrounds for the fall season. As with other seasonal public services around the Forest, outhouse cleaning, garbage removal and water will no longer be provided until next spring. Forest visitors may still utilize most campground areas free of charge. Picnic tables, safe fire grills, level parking areas, graveled campground roads and vaulted toilets continue to provide visitor comfort and safety
Date: 11/2/2015
Pinedale, Wyo. – With the onset of colder temperatures and snow conditions fast approaching in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Teton Interagency Fire crews will begin igniting piles of slash and wood debris created from fuels reduction projects, commercial timber sales, and fencing projects in the Big Piney and Pinedale Ranger Districts as early as this week.
Date: 11/2/2015
Date: 11/2/2015
Sheridan, Wyo. (October 28, 2015) – For more than 50 years, a tree has graced the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol building for the holiday season. The 2015 Capitol Christmas Tree is a 74-foot Lutz spruce, harvested from the Chugach National Forest in Alaska.
Date: 10/30/2015
Bray Paces Co-anglers
Date: 10/30/2015
LARAMIE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking for information on the poaching of two bull elk in the area of Rogers Canyon Road northeast of Laramie.
Date: 10/30/2015
SARATOGA – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is pleased to announce a series of free public presentations that will address various wildlife habitat topics in the Platte Valley.
Date: 10/29/2015
Cabela's,the World's Foremost Outfitter® of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, is boosting their support and long standing partnership of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Series and the Association of Collegiate Anglers.
Date: 10/29/2015
Wildlife Forever is proud to announce Dr. Nick Schmal of Germantown, Wisconsin and Mr. Dave Washburn of Benton, Kentucky as new Board of Director members.
Date: 10/28/2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 10, 2015) – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced that its Boat Registration Marketing Program continues to get lapsed boaters back on the water.
Date: 10/26/2015
FLW announced the dates and locations for the two inaugural 2016 Walmart FLW Tour Invitational tournaments Thursday.
Date: 10/26/2015
FLW announced the dates and locations for the two inaugural 2016 Walmart FLW Tour Invitational tournaments Thursday.
Date: 10/26/2015
All New TBF National Semi Final Events
Date: 10/26/2015
FLW announced today the Rayovac FLW Series rules, entry fees and payouts for the 2016 season
Date: 10/26/2015
The National Fish Habitat Board held nominations for the positions of Board Chair and Vice-Chair at their Fall Board meeting in Sacramento, CA on Wednesday, October 21.
Date: 10/24/2015
LARAMIE – There is a new predator in Upper North Crow Reservoir, and if you are a patient and determined angler you just might catch one.
Date: 10/22/2015
Coast Guard Station New York crew members jump into the water to test the durability of their immersion suits, Oct. 7, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ali Flockerzi.) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard reminds fishermen, boaters and paddlers to take extra precaution on and around the water as the air and water temperatures grow colder during the autumn months.
Date: 10/22/2015
CODY- In Park County Circuit Court recently, former Cody resident Erik Rautenberg, 29, pleaded guilty to taking a buck mule deer out of season. Rautenberg was ordered to pay $7,540 in fines and restitution and will lose his hunting, fishing, and trapping privileges for three years.
Date: 10/22/2015
Greg Gasiciel with his state-record smallmouth bass (Oct 2015)The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a new state-record catch for smallmouth bass. This marks the sixth state-record fish caught so far in 2015.
Date: 10/20/2015
GLENDO/MOORCROFT – In May, 340 adult gizzard shad were transplanted from Nebraska to Wyoming’s Glendo and Keyhole reservoirs to give walleye more to eat. Since August, there’s proof walleye are already taking advantage of the young fish and that the transplants successfully spawned.
Date: 10/20/2015
Hot Springs, AR. – Xpress Boats of Hot Springs, Arkansas recently introduced its 2016 product line at www.xpressboats.com. "We are most excited about our new offering, featuring a complete update to our popular Bayou series, stemming from a collaborative relationship with our marketing partner, Jim Ronquest of RNT Calls. We're also introducing our new Bass Xclusive Pro series, which has been built on the famed Hyper-Lift Pad Hull design and xciting updates to our entire host of products" said V
Date: 10/16/2015
GREEN RIVER— Fisheries biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are going to collect kokanee salmon eggs on Flaming Gorge Reservoir in an effort to help bolster the Gorge kokanee population and to establish additional spawning runs in other waters across the state. The spawning operation and camp will be set up at Brinegar’s Ferry boat ramp.
Date: 10/16/2015
Date: 10/16/2015
OLATHE, Kan.--Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that its popular Panoptix all-seeing sonar technology is now available with a thru-hull mounting installation, an ideal sonar solution for coastal fishermen with larger boats. With the PS60 Panoptix thru-hull down transducer, fishermen can see real-time moving sonar images below the boat. The PS60 is the newest member of the Panoptix transducer family, which also includes transom- and trolling motor-
Date: 10/15/2015
Lander- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will be conducting trout population estimates along the Popo Agie River beginning at the WYPO bridge and continuing for a few miles downstream.
Date: 10/15/2015
Ranger Boats and the Association of Collegiate Anglers have partnered through 2016
Date: 10/13/2015
CODY- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on a bull elk that was illegally shot and left to waste in Elk Hunt Area 66 near Meeteetse.
Date: 10/13/2015
CHEYENNE – If you enjoy taking photographs of the people, plants, landscapes and of course wildlife of the Cowboy State then the Wyoming Game and Fish Department hopes you will enter this year’s Wyoming Wildlife photo contest. The contest deadline this year is Nov. 23. “This contest is a means for the people of Wyoming and our visitors to showcase their love of the wildlife, landscapes and characters. We are excited to see this year’s entries and publish the best in Wyoming Wildlife in Februar
Date: 10/13/2015
KEMMERER-Kemmerer Game Warden Chris Baird is looking for a few good pronghorn antelope hunters in hunt area 93 with type 1, type 6 or type 7 licenses.
Date: 10/13/2015
Lander- Dillon Herman and Brady Frude have new game warden districts for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Herman is in East Rawlins and Frude in Lander. Wyoming game wardens are responsible for wildlife law enforcement and education, damage and prevention, data collection, and wildlife management duties.
Date: 10/13/2015
The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to the Ohio River at Paducah, Kentucky,
Date: 10/9/2015
A 6th Circuit Court ruling today puts the implementation of a much-needed clean water rule on hold pending further court action
Date: 10/9/2015
Arctic Ice, LLC continues its support and partnership with the Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) and the Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series
Date: 10/9/2015
The recreational fishing industry applauds today's passage of a bill by the House Natural Resources Committee that benefits recreational fishing and hunting and natural resource conservation.
Date: 10/9/2015
Cabela's National Walleye Tour (NWT) recently announced the 2016 schedule
Date: 10/9/2015
An aquatic habitat project that began this spring at the Valentine National Wildlife Refuge south of Valentine will continue this fall and into 2016.
Date: 10/9/2015
MOUNTAIN VIEW-Thanks to some alert and concerned sportsmen Mountain View Game Warden Allen Deru is happy to report the case of a two-point mule deer poached in hunt area 132 has been solved.
Date: 10/8/2015
CASPER -- It all started with a tip from a concerned member of the public. Friday afternoon, the caller reported suspicious hunting activity on 33-Mile Road just west of Casper. That information led the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the Mills Police Department and the Natrona County Sheriff’s office to respond to the report, with this teamwork, multiple citations were issued.
Date: 10/8/2015
Conservation leaders provide Senate committee with recommendations for creating better drought resiliency
Date: 10/7/2015
Cheeky Fishing, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of high-performance fishing reels, is Trout Unlimited’s newest corporate partner
Date: 10/7/2015
Ranger Pro James Watson has plenty of experience fishing Table Rock Lake.
Date: 10/7/2015
Teammates take home $2,000 and other prizes in winner-take-all challenge between FLW and BoatUS collegiate qualifiers.
Date: 10/7/2015
Park Falls, WI – You're hunkered over a 4-inch hole, one hand shielding the glare of the sun, the other clutching your new 18-inch St. Croix Avid Glass. Your eyes panning, gazing deep into the vegetation, searching for signs of life. The ice pounds loudly as it expands—boom, boom, boom no wait, that's your heart. A flash of movement and a familiar sliver, white and black speckled prize glides past your lure. Steady…you twitch your line ever so slightly.
Date: 10/7/2015
Annual walleye netting at Boysen Reservoir this fall show that numbers of walleye and yellow perch are up. Strong recruitment in 2011 for both walleye and yellow perch are boosting numbers of catchable sized fish in the Reservoir, and another strong 2014 year class of walleye should make for catchable sized fish in the next year or two. Juvenile yellow perch are also abundant which should lead to better fishing for yellow perch in the next couple of years as well.
Date: 10/6/2015
CHEYENNE – Artists interested in Wyoming’s wildlife are alerted that beginning Jan. 1, 2016 the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin accepting artwork for the 2017 Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Contest. Each year the Game and Fish selects one species to be the subject of the competition. The winning entry will appear on the following year’s printed conservation stamps.
Date: 10/6/2015
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is excited to announce the 2015 class of the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees include four individuals with varying backgrounds, but who all contributed significantly to Wyoming’s wildlife and outdoors. Dr. George Frison, Jerry Galles, Stephen Leek and Dr. Oliver Scott join past inductees, including Teddy Roosevelt, Curt Gowdy and Olaus and Mardy Murie.
Date: 10/6/2015
MOUNTAIN VIEW-Mountain View Game Warden Allen Deru is looking for information about a mule deer poached in hunt area 132.
Date: 10/6/2015
The Rayovac FLW Series is headed to Clear Lake October 15-17 for a tournament
Date: 10/6/2015
Shallow bite will likely be the best option for anglers
Date: 10/3/2015
Wildlife Board approves rules for 2016 season
Date: 10/3/2015
This week we are asking Mountain View Game Warden Allen Deru for some advice.
Date: 10/1/2015
Plano, IL– It's often said that the greatest tool on earth is the human hand. Impossible to disagree, aside from maybe a numbed, frostbitten paw that can't thread line through a jig eyelet. But next to functioning digits, to the ice angler, one has to say the second greatest tool is the fishing reel. If it seizes-up the game is over. Drag malfunctions during battle? Kiss your dinner goodbye.
Date: 10/1/2015
The bitter cold of winter is just around the corner, which means haters of cold hands will be stocking up on plastic packets of hand warmers that provide one-time inconsistent heat and will inevitably disappear until next summer when they are found under car seats.
Date: 10/1/2015
Few can improve on perfection like MarCum®, but the brand has done it again this year with new flasher-sonar displays that prevents snow buildup and increases viewing angles, allowing easy sight lines from all sides on its traditional flashers.
Date: 10/1/2015

BRIDGEPORT, WV – Fly Rod Chronicles, an Award-Winning Fly Fishing TV show which airs on the Outdoor Channel, has been searching for a special partner to help facilitate the research and development of flies that are proven performers in multiple areas throughout the country and provide a way to make these selections available to the public in a unique cost-effective manner.
Date: 10/1/2015
STURTEVANT, Wis.,– BRP's new Intelligent Shift and Throttle (iST) option on Rotax jet propulsion system) engines brings electronic control to formerly mechanical functions in jet propulsion. BRP's Marine Propulsion Systems division introduces the option, now available on nearly all Scarab jet boat models and Chaparral Vortex models, that allows boaters to optimize low-speed maneuverability in a variety of environmental conditions.
Date: 10/1/2015
ALEXANDRIA, Va., -- As the boating season ends in the northern climates, some boaters may be looking to find a trailer to store the boat for the winter. If you're looking to buy a used boat trailer now or planning on buying a boat that comes with a used trailer, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has four buying tips:
Date: 10/1/2015
CHEYENNE – A deadly disease responsible for devastating global amphibian populations is threatening one of North America’s rarest amphibians, the endangered Wyoming toad.
Date: 9/30/2015
Setting a state record is nice. Just ask Matthew McConkey (center), of Kansas City.
Date: 9/30/2015
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Health and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to remind hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts to be aware of tularemia while enjoying the out of doors this fall.
Date: 9/28/2015
Consistency plays key role in angler's first AOY title
Date: 9/28/2015
SOUTHLAKE, TX Cold weather can be hazardous to the health of lead acid batteries, especially boats and recreational vehicles stored in hibernation until the spring thaw.
Date: 9/27/2015
Date: 9/27/2015
Sheridan, Wyo. (September 21, 2015) – Fall is a great time to enjoy the Bighorn National Forest. Whether you’re hiking, camping, hunting, or enjoying the fall scenery, these reminders will help make your visit to the forest a safe and enjoyable one.
Date: 9/27/2015
Fall Prescribed Burning on the Ashley National Forest
Date: 9/25/2015
North Dakota angler takes home Ranger 621FS and $15,000 with win.
Date: 9/25/2015
The latest season of “FLW” is set to premiere next week
Date: 9/24/2015
When the Bering Sea warms, there are telltale signs.
Date: 9/24/2015
Frabill's new Bunker Series of over-sized hubs, the closest thing to MIL-SPEC ice fishing shelters on the planet. So, if you're serious about maximum space, protection, and warmth, meet the new standard-issue hub.
Date: 9/24/2015
Date: 9/24/2015
Date: 9/23/2015
UFAULA, AL. – For nearly a decade, ice anglers have been singing the praises of Humminbird's rugged, real-world performance on the ice. Powerful DualBeam PLUS Sonar, customizable target line and dynamic zoom – as well 3- and 6-color displays – have proven valuable tools on hardwater via Humminbird's ICE 35, 45 and 55 digital flasher family.
Date: 9/23/2015
LARAMIE –The south entrance to East Allen Lake and boat ramp (Bureau of Land Management Road 3158) is once again open to the public. The road was closed in June due to flooding.
Date: 9/22/2015
ROCK SPRINGS-Rock Springs Game Warden Dave Hays is looking for information to help solve three poaching cases in Sweetwater County.
Date: 9/21/2015
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department sampled fisheries in the upper Bull Lake Creek drainage within the Fitzpatrick Wilderness in early August.
Date: 9/21/2015
Washington, September 21, 2015 at 11:45am - The next U.S. Forest Service fee-free day is Sept. 26, 2015, in conjunction with the 22nd annual National Public Lands Day, the Nation's largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands projects that ensure sustainable ecosystems and promote vibrant communities.
Date: 9/21/2015
NATCHITOCHES, La. – The East Central University team of Wyatt Smith of Depew, Oklahoma, and Trevor Yates of Norman, Oklahoma, won the FLW College Fishing Southern Conference event on the Red River Saturday with five bass weighing 16 pounds even.
Date: 9/18/2015
Announcing the 2015 Refuge Photo Contest! We invite you to show us your photographs of the habitats, wildlife and people that make our national wildlife refuges such incredible places.
Date: 9/17/2015
Lander - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds anglers the Shoshone Lake and Shoshone Creek outside of Lander are closed to fishing from Sept. 1 through June 14 each year.
Date: 9/17/2015
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Date: 9/17/2015
KENNESAW, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yamaha Marine Group announced today that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Yamaha with a CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Outboard Engine category. This year's award is the fourteenth consecutive, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim.
Date: 9/16/2015
Hundreds of Trout Unlimited volunteer leaders from across America are in Scranton.
Date: 9/16/2015
New tool simplifies propeller selection for consumers
Date: 9/16/2015
Keeping Them Hooked - Because They Don't Always Come Back On Their Own
Date: 9/16/2015
Three Tournaments Rescheduled for Mid-October
Date: 9/15/2015
2015 Gulf of Mexico dead zone 'above average'
Date: 9/15/2015
Industry leaders send letter to Congress in advance of September 30 deadline
Date: 9/14/2015
CHEYENNE – Boaters are alerted they will be unable to register their boat in Wyoming during October since the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be closing out the 2015 watercraft registration season and preparing for the 2016 season during the month.
Date: 9/14/2015
Most of these also apply while fishing also! CHEYENNE -- With many hunting seasons open or about to open in most of the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department offers those going afield basic hunter safety rules that will help ensure a safe and enjoyable hunt.
Date: 9/14/2015
Aqua-Vu's Bio-Lume XL engineered for powerful, portable underwater fish-attraction
Date: 9/14/2015
Yamaha WaterCraft Group, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today introduced its 2016 boat line that includes three all-new 24’ E-Series flagships featuring premium appointments and technology, along with advanced wakesports capabilities. All new for 2016 are the 242 Limited E-Series, 242 Limited S E-Series, and the 242X E-Series. Yamaha’s 2016 line also includes the 190 FSH™ Series of center console family fishing boats that was first unveiled at the Miami International Boat Show
Date: 9/11/2015
Date: 9/11/2015
GREEN RIVER- Fish managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be removing non-native fish species from Long Draw and Sculpin Creek in the Big Sandy River drainage north of Farson September 14-18, 2015. As a result, managers are suggesting outdoor enthusiasts help by planning to avoid Long Draw and Sculpin Creek during that week.
Date: 9/10/2015
Legendary Pro Angler Shaw Grigsby Reminds Boaters to Always 'Wear It!'
Date: 9/10/2015
TORRINGTON – At its meeting this week, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approved the plan guiding habitat restoration and improvement projects and identifies key wildlife habitat in the state. The Strategic Habitat Plan changes came after public comments and input from partners, including land management entities. Game and Fish updates this plan every few years.
Date: 9/9/2015
GREEN RIVER - The kokanee salmon are spawning in the Green River. If you are even the slightest bit tempted to snag one of those large, red, spawning kokanee, a word to the wise - don’t do it! Snagging kokanee or any fish is illegal in Wyoming.
Date: 9/8/2015
CHEYENNE – The next few months will offer anglers some of the best opportunities of the year to participate in two popular fishing programs and be recognized for their accomplishment.
Date: 9/8/2015
Sheridan¾ Black bear hunters are alerted that Black Bear Hunt Areas 1 and 2 closed on Tuesday, September 8. The closed areas are located in the northern Bighorn Mountains.
Date: 9/8/2015
Gill continues their support of the Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship in 2015-2016
Date: 9/7/2015
MOOSE, WY —Grand Teton National Park invites all fourth-grade students to visit the park for free as part of the White House's new Every Kid in a Park program. Fourth-grade students can visithttps://www.everykidinapark.gov/to complete an activity and obtain a voucher for a free annual entry pass to more than 2,000 federal recreation areas and lands, including national parks.
Date: 9/7/2015
The Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department has released a map of the Snake River coordior through Jackson, WY. This highlights the location of public lands and amenities along the river. The map is intended to be used on a smartphone while out on the river and utilizes the GPS on your phone to provide your location along the river. Parks & Recreation is encouraging all river users to download and use the map to familarize themselves with the public lands located along the Snak
Date: 9/5/2015
LARAMIE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds hunters to obey rules and be respectful when traveling on lands owned or managed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission.
Date: 9/4/2015
The Nonprofit Sea Tow Foundation Urges Boaters to Have A Designated Skipper at the Wheel Over Labor Day Weekend 21% of All Boating-Related Deaths Involve Alcohol Use
Date: 9/4/2015
Date: 9/4/2015
SHERIDAN - The Wyoming Peace Officer Association (WPOA) has named Dayton Senior Game Warden Dustin Shorma the 2015 Peace Officer of the Year.
Date: 9/4/2015
Bass Pro Shops-sponsored Tony Stewart will race a retro-inspired No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobile 1 Chevrolet SS in the Sept. 6 Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington as a part of the track's The Tradition Returns weekend. Bass Pro Shops-sponsored Tony Stewart honors Bass Pro Shops history with a retro-inspired paint scheme for Sprint Cup race at Darlington
Date: 9/3/2015
Deadline for proposals is November 2, 2015
Date: 9/3/2015
President Obama, with the support of the Federal Interagency Council on Outdoor Recreation to include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the start of a new initiative to give every child in the United States the chance to explore and learn about America’s great outdoors.
Date: 9/3/2015
For the sixth year in a row, Bass Pro Shops is hosting Boy Scout Month this September at Bass Pro Shops stores across the country.
Date: 9/3/2015
BoatUS Survey Shows 91% of Boaters Want Ethanol-Free Gas
Date: 9/3/2015
Today, NOAA announced more than $4.5 million in grants to states and tribes to support endangered or threatened species recovery efforts.
Date: 9/3/2015
GREEN RIVER- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and other partners, will begin completing a road improvement project to benefit native Bonneville cutthroat trout and other native aquatic species. Work will begin on September 8 on the Igo Road (Coal Creek Road), approximately 26 miles north of Cokeville, Wyoming.
Date: 9/2/2015
CODY— Black bear and grizzly bear activity is increasing at lower elevations in rural areas surrounding Cody- landowners and outdoor enthusiasts are reminded to be bear aware and take preventative action to avoid conflicts with bears.
Date: 9/2/2015
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Date: 9/2/2015
Plano, IL – The term "revolutionary" is categorically abused to hype new fishing products. Going from 9 to 11 ball-bearings is progress, even noteworthy, but clearly not revolutionary. Adding yet another cyborg strand of rarified fiber to a superline might very well advance performance, but is not revolutionary. And we are the first to admit that installing a bonus seat and maybe an extra ply of shelter fabric isn't revolutionary, either.
Date: 9/2/2015
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Date: 9/2/2015
As boaters head into the Labor Day weekend and fill up their boat’s gas tank for one last hurrah of the season, a vast majority say they want ethanol-free gas.
Date: 9/2/2015
rout Unlimited and Flymen Fishing Co. have teamed up to bring the fascinating world of fly tying to TU members.
Date: 9/2/2015
Tom Barry of Oak Forest, Illinois, correctly picked eight of the top 10 anglers in professional bass fishing’s world championship.
Date: 9/2/2015
immy Bass of Ocala, Florida, won the $10,000 grand prize playing FLW Fantasy Fishing.
Date: 9/2/2015
LARAMIE – The Platte Valley Habitat Partnership will hold its next meeting beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 110 East Spring Street in Saratoga.
Date: 8/31/2015
Collegiate bass fishing fanatics will get the chance to experience the excitement of the nation's largest collegiate bass fishing event on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.
Date: 8/30/2015
Follow Coast Guard on-board requirements: Not only can having items like a horn or whistle, a charged fire extinguisher, navigation lights and life jackets potentially thwart a disaster, but not having them can result in hefty fines from the Coast Guard. Make sure to check the entire list of requirements before you head out to open water.
Date: 8/29/2015
Otsego, Minn., - Along with their dealers and business partners, Crestliner celebrated the launch of their 70th anniversary with enthusiasm during the Crestliner dealer meeting August 10-12. The launch included the introduction of new models, new dealers and an expanded TV presence.
Date: 8/29/2015
Alumacraft, a NPAA supporting partner, recently hosted its National Dealer meeting in Alexandria MN. At this event the Alumacraft leadership team decided to take a unique approach by working with their amazing vendor and dealer base to put on an auction to support our Military and the Trolling for Troops (T4T) event hosted at Camp Ripley each year. At the auction Alumacraft was able to present a check for $18,930 to representatives from the American Legion in support of the T4T event. Alumacra
Date: 8/29/2015
JACKSON – Wyoming Game and Fish officials are asking residents to do their part to avoid conflicts with wildlife in residential areas this fall, particularly moose and bears. The Jackson Game and Fish office typically starts receiving an increased number of calls this time of year from concerned citizens about wildlife in residential areas, especially moose and bears. This has prompted wildlife officials to offer advice on how to avoid problems with these animals.
Date: 8/28/2015
Late Thursday, a federal judge in North Dakota blocked the EPA's new clean water rule just hours before it was due to take effect. Here's our take.
Date: 8/28/2015
We, the nation’s sportsmen and women conservationists, salute the landmark action taken today by the EPA
Date: 8/27/2015
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the appointments of 18 members to the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council
Date: 8/26/2015
Over 100% payback plus significant boat and engine contingency available
Date: 8/26/2015
Plan outlines efforts to build resilience
Date: 8/26/2015
Maryland student "Best of the Best"
Date: 8/25/2015
What will get you in trouble?
Date: 8/24/2015
NOAA Fisheries is releasing the following statement regarding a new study, published by the journal Science, entitled The unique ecology of human predators.
Date: 8/24/2015
FLW and the Huntsville/Madison County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) announced Saturday that Huntsville, Alabama, will be hosting the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, Aug. 4-7, 2016, on Wheeler Lake.
Date: 8/24/2015
Tennessee Angler Amasses 51 Pounds of Bass, Wins $500,000
Date: 8/24/2015
LARAMIE – Prolonged dry conditions have prompted the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to ban open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands within the Laramie Region.
Date: 8/21/2015
PIERRE, S.D. -- A Highmore angler had barely started his day on Lake Oahe when a fish hit his lure and created a memory to last a lifetime.
Date: 8/21/2015
Fifty of the best professional bass anglers in the world began their four-day competition for a top cash award of $500,000 at the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart.
Date: 8/21/2015
As Labor Day approaches—one of the busiest boating days of the year—the Coast Guard is issuing a somber warning: Drunk Boating Kills.
Date: 8/21/2015
FLW announced an exclusive licensing agreement today with LUTCOM SA DE CV to begin sanctioning FLW bass-fishing tournaments in Mexico
Date: 8/20/2015
Boat Bling anglers have been challenging their fans to enter the 2015 Boat Bling Beat a Pro, Win a Boat Challenge all season long.
Date: 8/19/2015
"Wildlife in Hot Water provides concrete examples of the bodies of waters that are suffering due to climate change"
Date: 8/19/2015
Classic lures gain their title for one simple reason. They work. However, fish can become conditioned over time and begin to distinguish them from the real deal. Sometimes, a simple twist is all that it takes to breathe new life into a lure. Jigging spoons are not revolutionary by any means, but the new Bass Pro Shops Jiggy Twitch It HD Spoon puts a modern touch to an old standby, giving you an edge.
Date: 8/19/2015
Uncompromising comfort and performance for big, demanding waters
Date: 8/18/2015
Statement of Earthworks Policy Director Lauren Pagel
Date: 8/18/2015
Sea Tow Captains Help Boaters Make Sure their Vessel Is Still Shipshape
Date: 8/17/2015
Humminbird® announces "7 Days of HELIX 7®" contest – giving away one HELIX 7 a day for seven days … plus KVD's favorite baits!
Date: 8/17/2015
Fort Smith, Ark. – The new Bank Roll Jig from BOOYAH Bait Co. was created with the help of some of this country's best jig fishermen. This new stand-up jig features a flattop and top-heavy design that keeps it upright on bottom – effectively standing on its head. The skirts are special, too. These unique skirts feature multiple colors and produce reflection like no other. Plus, it's equipped with one of the strongest hooks available in a bass jig.
Date: 8/17/2015
CLEVELAND — A float plan was the key to sucess in the rescue of three people and a dog who were found stranded on their grounded boat on Middle Sister Island in Lake Erie Wednesday afternoon following a search by the U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards, multiple state and local agencies, and a good Samaritan.
Date: 8/16/2015
The Minnesota DNR is using this poaching incident to stress importance of knowing fishing rules and regulations.
Date: 8/15/2015
MOOSE, WY—Grand Teton National Park is seeking public review and comment on a proposal to protect native aquatic communities by controlling non-native species in Kelly Warm Spring, located about one mile northeast of Kelly, Wyoming. This spring has been a target for illegal dumping of aquarium fish since the 1940s. A number of tropical and warm water aquatic species that are harmful to native fish, and capable of surviving a range of water temperatures, persist in both the spring and its outflow
Date: 8/14/2015
Nina Wood, co-founder of Ranger Boats and wife of bass fishing icon Forrest Wood, will be inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame in recognition of her lifetime of contributions to the outdoors and the sport of fishing.
Date: 8/14/2015
Jackson – The Wyoming Game and Fish plans to hold public meetings to discuss a variety of proposed licensing changes including migratory game birds, archery and regulations regarding aquatic invasive species, to name a few.
Date: 8/14/2015
New terrestrial fly assortment in store for August winner
Date: 8/14/2015
Nina Wood, co-founder of Ranger Boats and wife of bass fishing icon Forrest Wood, will be inducted into the Legends of the Outdoors National Hall of Fame in recognition of her lifetime of contributions to the outdoors and the sport of fishing.
Date: 8/14/2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is awarding $37.2 million in grants to 20 states to support conservation planning and acquisition of vital habitat.
Date: 8/14/2015
As thousands of fishing fans gather in Hot Springs next week to celebrate the Forrest Wood Cup, the sport of fishing will celebrate the athletes of Special Olympics Arkansas by hosting the FLW Foundation Special Olympics Fishing Derby.
Date: 8/12/2015
CODY- The Dry Medicine Lodge Creek Road in Medicine Lodge Wildlife Habitat Management Area (WHMA) near Hyattville that closed last month due to road damage is now open.
Date: 8/12/2015
LARAMIE – The Laramie Region welcomes Dericke Lavoine as the new Habitat and Access biologist in Yoder.
Date: 8/12/2015
1872 Mining Law reform needed to protect precious Western water resources
Date: 8/12/2015
Outdoor News, Inc. recently joined the fight against invasive species by partnering with Wildlife Forever’s Clean Drain Dry Initiative
Date: 8/12/2015
Date: 8/11/2015
CODY- Personnel with the Wyoming Game and Fish have confirmed the presence of a grizzly bear in residential areas just north of Cody. Game and Fish has not previously documented grizzly bears in this area and landowners in the vicinity are urged to remain aware and report sightings or bear activity to the Cody Game and Fish office. Game and Fish staff is actively investigating the situation and is taking action to resolve conflicts.
Date: 8/11/2015
Date: 8/11/2015
CHEYENNE— Close to 50 percent of Wyoming is private land, and much of that land provides quality habitat for wildlife as well as hunting and angling opportunities. Often that habitat is enhanced by private landowners who also provide places to hunt and fish. Each year, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department presents its Landowner of the Year awards to Wyoming landowners who have demonstrated outstanding practices in wildlife management, habitat improvement, and conservation techniques on their
Date: 8/10/2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is providing $3.17 million in grants to 18 partners in 34 states to improve fish habitat and stem declines in native fish populations.
Date: 8/10/2015
The call to action for fishermen across the country is simple - don't throw your soft plastic lures overboard!
Date: 8/10/2015
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s plan that drives habitat restoration and improvement projects and identifies key wildlife habitat in the state is getting updated. Every few years Game and Fish works with its partners to improve this plan. That effort is underway now and will culminate with a public meeting before the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission.
Date: 8/10/2015
Date: 8/10/2015
Bass Pro Shops® announced the grand prize winner of its first ever Crappie Madness Sweepstakes boat giveaway. Kimberly Klipp was the winner of the 2015 Tracker Pro Team 175 TF
Date: 8/8/2015
Fishing for trout is a passion shared by countless anglers across the country.
Date: 8/8/2015
Trout Unlimited, stakeholders call for legislative solution
Date: 8/7/2015
The Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) would like to thank everyone who applied for 2015 Small Grants funding in another very competitive funding cycle.
Date: 8/7/2015
Date: 8/7/2015
For most people, dropping candy or food wrappers on the ground feels wrong,
Date: 8/7/2015
Brooklyn Center, MN – Wired2Fish, America's leading fishing content guru joined forces with Wildlife Forever's Clean Drain Dry Initiative to spread good conservation with prevention of invasive species. The innovative partnership will incorporate television public service announcements and tip segments, use social media and industry proven techniques to reach anglers across the country.
Date: 8/6/2015
My old Miata can’t match the power of the Ferraris and ’Vettes (heck, even modern minivans are faster) but the little convertible had a piece of important equipment those cars lack — a fishing pole.
Date: 8/6/2015
JACKSON— The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a public meeting to discuss a proposal to change an existing public access easement along the Salt River, and the nearby tributary Christensen Creek, two miles northwest of Grover, WY. More specifically, the easement property being discussed is one mile north, or downstream, of the popular A/G Lane public access area and boat ramp that is two miles west of Grover.
Date: 8/6/2015
FLW, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, has partnered with the Chattanooga Bass Association, Fish Dayton and the Hydrilla Hawgs to host the #NoogaStrong Memorial Bass Tournament on Lake Chickamauga
Date: 8/6/2015
The 2015 Flying Fish Festival and Bowfishing Tournament will be held August 22nd at Bass Pro Shops in East Peoria, IL.
Date: 8/6/2015
MINNETONKA, Minn. — A long-casting, super sensitive micro braid that increases hook-up ratios, works well in the wind and doesn't require a special knot to tie? Yes please! Line up for NANOBRAID™, the new finesse option from Sufix®, makers of the world's most hardcore fishing line.
Date: 8/6/2015
New fiberglass customers to receive complimentary membership with extensive benefits
Date: 8/5/2015
The Sheridan/Johnson Counties Chapter of Pheasants Forever recently donated $3,000 to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Access Yes program.
Date: 8/5/2015
(Bighorn Mountains, Wyo.) – The Sheep Creek Fire burning in the Tongue River Canyon west of Dayton has now burned approximately 1100 acres, according to the US Forest Service (USFS).
Date: 8/5/2015
New York, NY Seaguar®, the inventor and world leader in fluorocarbon and premium fishing line, has expanded its portfolio with the launch of two new technique-specific fishing lines targeting heavy cover applications.
Date: 8/5/2015
Date: 8/4/2015
Date: 8/4/2015
Partnership will include custom contingency program as well
Date: 8/3/2015
Alexandria, VA – August 3, 2015 – A joint Congressional hearing delved into concerns raised by members of the recreational fishing community, as well as other stakeholders, about the National Park Service’s recent decision to close over 10,000 acres of Biscayne National Park to recreational fishing.
Date: 8/3/2015
The Cabela's Collegiate Bass Fishing Series looks to the week of May 23, 2016 to be back on Lake Pickwick in Florence, Alabama for the 11th Annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
Date: 8/3/2015
GREEN RIVER—Thanks to another cooperative wildlife project, pronghorn antelope can now navigate fencing along their migration route in antelope hunt area 93 northwest of Green River. The previous fence has been a major road block to pronghorn for many years and the new fence is a much-needed fix to an ongoing problem.
Date: 8/3/2015
Whirling disease is a malady of trout and salmon caused by a microscopic parasite that produces a spore. The water-borne parasite (Myxobolus cerebralis) may not directly kill trout, but fish heavily infested can become deformed or exhibit the erratic tail-chasing behavior from which the disease gets its name. Eventually, heavily infected young fish may die. The parasitic disease probably originated in Europe, where native brown trout have developed a natural resistance to the parasite. But the
Date: 8/3/2015
Date: 8/1/2015
Date: 8/1/2015
CODY— Youth from across the Bighorn Basin are invited to participate in the upcoming Paintrock Hunter Mentor Outdoor Day- an exciting and fun filled day of outdoor activities August 22 at Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site in Hyattville.
Date: 7/31/2015
World’s Best Anglers Eye $500,000 Title in Historic 20th-Anniversary Event
Date: 7/31/2015
B.A.S.S., along with 30 other conservation organizations, has signed a letter urging Congress to restore funding for sportfishing projects suffering under the current federal budget impasse.
Date: 7/31/2015
LARAMIE –Tularemia, a bacterial disease of wildlife that can be transmitted to humans and their pets, has been diagnosed in two cottontail rabbits a few miles northeast of Guernsey in Platte County.
Date: 7/31/2015
Date: 7/31/2015
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — B.A.S.S., along with 30 other conservation organizations, has signed a letter urging Congress to restore funding for sportfishing projects suffering under the current federal budget impasse.
Date: 7/30/2015
Recreational fishing and boating community praises Congressional leaders for addressing flawed marine reserve decision
Date: 7/30/2015
PLANO, IL – Social media proves it: they exist. Less than a decade ago, such middle-earth creatures were confined to corner booths in taverns with yellowed lighting and peanut-shell-encrusted floors. They spoke of tiptoeing on first ice and damned summer solstice. Now, these once blasphemous conversations are held openly on Facebook and Tweeted so everyone and their nosy neighbor can see them.
Date: 7/30/2015
Date: 7/29/2015
With lakes full of clear, cold water, anglers can look forward to great, late-summer fly fishing. Water temperatures have warmed, and fish are active and hungry.
Date: 7/29/2015
PINEDALE- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is inviting the public to attend a free community workshop focusing on aspen, August 10-12, in Pinedale.
Date: 7/28/2015
Conservation science and policy experts meet with media this week to discuss opportunities for better management of federal public lands
Date: 7/28/2015
CASPER –The Wyoming Backcountry Hunters & Anglers (WYBHA) recently donated $500 to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Access Yes program. Access Yes is a funding mechanism that helps pay for the Private Lands Public Wildlife (PLPW) program.
Date: 7/27/2015
SHERIDAN – “Another successful year” is how Steve Diekema, Story Fish Hatchery Superintendent, is describing the golden trout spawning operation that was just completed in early July at the Story Fish Hatchery.
Date: 7/27/2015
GREEN RIVER— Workers from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) District 3 out of Rock Springs recently finished a project that will make watercraft inspections at Anvil Draw a much better experience.
Date: 7/24/2015
Sportsmen’s Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Enhancement Act is purely positive move to reauthorize or implement critical conservation programs
Date: 7/23/2015
New resources complement Yamaha's ongoing maintenance education campaign
Date: 7/22/2015
Sportsmen and women across the political spectrum support protecting smaller streams and wetlands
Date: 7/22/2015
Sportsmen and women across the political spectrum support protecting smaller streams and wetlands
Date: 7/22/2015
GREEN RIVER— Kokanee angling on Flaming Gorge Reservoir has been really good over the past several weeks, with large numbers of two-year old kokanee being reeled in by anglers. Many anglers are releasing these younger, smaller fish in hopes of catching a larger kokanee. Unfortunately, a noticeably high mortality of released kokanee is being observed, prompting the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to recommend anglers catch their limit, but limit their catch.
Date: 7/22/2015
Conservation leaders at White House Drought Symposium urge administration to pursue win-win solutions that benefit fish and wildlife habitat
Date: 7/21/2015
A grass carp found in a Kansas drainage ditch has all the size and shape of something that should have four wheels and an engine.
Date: 7/21/2015
Ponca City, Okla.—July 20, 2015— North Dakota’s legendary Devils Lake will host an old-fashioned High Plains walleye shootout when the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit returns for a regular-season qualifier presented by Berkley Aug. 7-8.
Date: 7/21/2015
CHEYENNE—There is plenty of summer left to enjoy Wyoming’s boating opportunities. For those heading out boating there are some key steps to help protect Wyoming’s waters from aquatic invasive species. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds watercraft users of how to comply with the Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) laws and regulations. Here are some of the key points to remember:
Date: 7/20/2015
The top high school anglers from across the country will head to Paris, Tenn., to compete in the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by TNT Fireworks held on Kentucky Lake July 22-25. Photo by Ronnie Moore/B.A.S.S. PARIS, Tenn. — High school bass fishing's elite teams are preparing to compete in the ultimate match of skills at the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship presented by TNT Fireworks. The championship is July 22-25 on Kentucky Lake in
Date: 7/20/2015
Date: 7/20/2015
ICAST 2015 hosted the global sportfishing industry July 14-17, in Orlando, Florida
Date: 7/19/2015
2015 ICAST New Product Showcase Award Winners