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Friends Reel In South Carolina Record Walleye
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/27/22

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently certified a state-record walleye caught in the Upstate over Memorial Day weekend. Chris Edlund, of Spartanburg, and Dave Starzek, of Greer, caught a 10-pound, 1.44-ounce walleye from Lake Tugalo in Oconee County on May 29. Edlund pulled the fish in and is the angler on record, while Starzek netted the fish...

Wisconsin 2022 Northern Zone Smallmouth Bass Season Opens
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/27/22

With waters warming up, the Wisconsin 2022 smallmouth bass season opened June 20 for the northern management zone. While smallmouth bass season is currently open in southern Wisconsin, anglers will now have the opportunity to harvest them from these additional waters: Wisconsin-Michigan Boundary Waters; Northern management zone; Tributaries to Lake Michigan - north of Hwy 29 in Door and Kewaunee counties; and...

Florida 2022 Recreational Red Snapper Season Opens June 17 in Gulf State and Federal Waters
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/16/22

The 2022 recreational red snapper season will start June 17 in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 31 with 12 days in the fall. For-hire operations that do not have a federal reef fish permit may also participate in the season but are limited to fishing for red snapper in Gulf state waters only. If you plan to fish for red snapper in any state or federal waters off Florida from a private recreational vessel, even if you are...

Missouri 2022 Public Frogging Season Opens June 30
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/16/22

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages the public to discover nature this summer during frogging season. Beginning June 30 at sunset through Oct. 31, those with a fishing permit or small-game hunting permit may frog for bullfrogs and green frogs. The daily limit is eight frogs of both species combined and the possession limit is 16 frogs of both species combined. Only the daily limit may be possessed on waters and bank of waters where...

MDC to Offer Mississippi River Catfishing Clinic
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/16/22

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering anglers a special two-day program focusing on alternative methods. MDC will host a free Alternative Methods Catfishing Clinic Friday, July 29 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 30 from 8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. on the Mississippi River in Alexandria.Friday evening participants will be taken on the Mississippi River and shown how to...

New York 2022 Black Bass Season Opens
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/16/22

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced that the open (harvest) season for largemouth and smallmouth bass, collectively known as black bass, begins June 15, and runs through Nov. 30. The June 15 opener is now the standard opening date for these species, replacing the third Saturday in June. For most of the state, a catch-and-release season exists from...

Oregon Update on 2022 Freshwater Salmon Fishing
Posted by TBC Press on: 06/16/22

Oregon update on 2022 freshwater salmon fishing for Imnaha & Wallowa Rivers and Lookingglass Creek. For the first time since 2016, anglers will be able to fish for spring Chinook in the Imnaha and Wallowa Rivers as the 2022 run exceeds expectations. Lookingglass Creek, a tributary to the Grande Ronde River at Palmer Junction, opened to fishing for hatchery spring Chinook on June 10 and runs through June 24. The open area is from the mouth upstream to...