Shore Fishing For Tuna? –

Senate passes saltwater-license fee hike, but anglers can still get in on old price |

Shore fishing for tuna? May 28, 2014 Written by How would you like to be able to catch pelagic species like tuna and jacks from right off the coast? This young group of anglers from Australia is able to do just that – but they’re putting their lives on the line every time they do. They call themselves “land based game fishermen,” and that sounds accurate. But some would call them dare devils or worse. Read more

The Marine Resources Commissions website at has information on Virginias recreational fishing size, season and creel limits. Freshwater catch regulations can be found at the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website, . Regulations can also be viewed on a cell phone or other mobile device by downloading the departments free Hunting and Fishing App at . Game & Inland Fisheries recognizes trophy freshwater catches through the Virginia Angler Recognition Program. On average, anglers measure more than 6,000 trophy-size fish annually. If you land a big saltwater fish, please consider posting that information to the Virginia Saltwater Fisherman Journal, an online site which has been used by recreational anglers since 2007. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit,0,7217027.story

The Spokesman-Review: State offers fishing license upgrade deal

Cutthroat trout caught by an angler fly fishing on the Yakima River. (Rich Landers)

(Rich Landers) FISHING The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering current freshwater or saltwater fishing license holders the opportunity before July 20 to upgrade to a combination license for under$27. The upgrade will give those anglers all the fishing privileges of a combination license at the cost they would have paid if they had purchased one in the first place, said Bill Joplin, WDFW licensingmanager. Freshwater fishing license holders can purchase an upgrade to a combination license for $26.75 and current saltwater fishing license holders can upgrade to a combination license for$26.20. By purchasing theupgrade: Current freshwater license holders will gain access to saltwater fish, shellfish andseaweed. Current saltwater license holderswill gain access to fishing in lakes and rivers as summer draws near, as well as opportunities for shellfish andseaweed. Here are a few of the exciting fishing opportunities the WDFW is spotlightingthisyear: Salmon 2014 is shaping up as the year for salmon, with a forecasted return of more than 1.6 million Columbia River chinook salmon returning this fall which would be the largest since record keeping began in 1938. The ocean abundance of Columbia River coho salmon is also forecast to be about 964,000 fish three times as many fish as last year’s actual abundance. And, summer and fall chinook salmon returns to Puget Sound are expected to total nearly 283,000fish. Razor Clams Razor clam digs are listed through June 1, 2014. Find out more

Fish for free without a license this weekend –

That means it’ll be the law of the land if, as expected, Gov. Bobby Jindal signs it. As of Monday, however, anglers could still purchase their new licenses at the old prices. (Photo by Todd Masson, | The Times-Picayune) (Todd Masson) View/Post Comments If you’re a Louisiana saltwater angler, that license in your wallet is on the verge of expiring, and the next one you buy may cost a good bit more — if you don’t act now. The Louisiana Senate followed suit with the House, and passed HB 1082 on Thursday. When signed by Gov. Find out more

Jim Freda’s saltwater fishing report – News –

Fluke are present along the channel edges in Raritan Bay. ANNOUNCEMENTS: June 6-8, Brielle Family Fishing Tournament, captains meeting 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 5 at Hoffmans Marina, 608 Green Ave., Brielle. For more information, contact Derrick Ward, 732-245-2249. June 10, Hudson River Fishermens Association monthly meeting. Original news source


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