Anglers and Boaters Asked to Help Protect West Virginia Waters

Posted on October 17, 2013 at 7:43am by Braid Products No Comment

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking anglers and boaters to help prevent the movement of Asian carp and other invasive species into West Virginia waters, according to WVDNR Director Frank Jezioro. Aquatic invasive species pose threats to important recreational species, recreational fishing and boating, and ultimately, the economic…

Anglers and the Sportfishing Industry Are Falling Prey to the Federal Government Shutdown

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 7:24am by Braid Products No Comment

Industry urges resolution to government shutdown that is crippling fisheries access and conservation.   Alexandria, VA – October 9, 2013 – Millions of anglers are now locked out of federal lands and waters and thousands of small businesses are suffering because Congress and the Administration can’t agree on the nation’s finances. According to the American…

Sections of Washington’s Yakima River Open for Chinook Fishing

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:52am by Braid Products No Comment

Action: Open two sections of the Yakima River to fishing for hatchery spring chinook salmon. Species affected: Hatchery chinook salmon Locations & Dates: Area 1: from the Interstate 182 bridge in Richland (river mile 4.5) to the Grant Avenue bridge in Prosser (river mile 47.0) approximately 1,000 feet downstream of Prosser Dam; May 15 –…

Floating Fishing School Set for Four Virginia Lakes

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:51am by Braid Products No Comment

It’s summer and it’s time for some fishing fun! Join a VDGIF Fisheries Biologist and the Angling Education Coordinator aboard “The Floating Fishing School,” our 26′ Sun Tracker pontoon boat provided by Bass Pro Shops & Tracker Marine for the Summer Fishing Series on four different lakes. Locations are: Sandy River Reservoir Friday, June 07…

Fish & Wildlife Dept’s ‘Landowner Incentive Program’ Conserved Habitat for Imperiled Species

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 9:51am by Braid Products No Comment

VERMONT FISH & WILDLIFE Press Release Media Contacts: Jane Lazorchak, 802-479-4405; John Austin, 802-746-0197 Fish & Wildlife Dept’s ‘Landowner Incentive Program’ Conserved Habitat for Imperiled Species The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recently completed an eight-year program that provided federal funding to private landowners to conserve land for imperiled species in Vermont. The Landowner Incentive…