Tuesday, November 21, 2017

 
EDITOR'S NOTE
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, The Fishing Wire will not publish on Nov. 23 and 24. Releases received on Wednesday, Nov. 22 will appear on Monday, Nov. 27.

EVENTS
The annual Welcome Back the Trout fishing clinic will occur Tuesday, Nov. 21, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the SRP Tempe Town Lake Marina on the north side of the lake
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources - through the Office of Outdoor Recreation and Visit Casper are inviting people interested in hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation to attend the first Wyoming Outdoor Expo May 17-19, 2018, in Casper.

FISHERIES
This week's trout stocking will be modified as follows due to confirmed or suspected GA or other water quality issues.
Regulation info and management action details can be received by electronic/email or text messaging, as well as standard mail.

FUND RAISERS
The Future Fisherman Foundation (a 501 (c) 3 Foundation) will once again offer Christmas shoppers a great opportunity to bid on a bevy of guided fishing trip's, as well as, a very large selection of tackle packages and merchandise.

GEAR
Florida Keys guide and co-host of Saltwater Experience, Capt. Tom Rowland knows that hosting clients with varying degrees of angling skill is the ultimate testing ground for new products like St. Croix's Mojo Salt series.
Seaguar AbrazX Ice: the crystal clear choice for the severities of hardwater angling.

GIFTS
What do you get a boater for Christmas? Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS), has three holiday gift ideas that are perfect for any boater, sailor or angler.

ICE FISHING
Aeration creates areas of thin ice and open water that are extremely hazardous to people and pets. Open water areas can shift or change shapes depending on weather conditions, and leaks may develop in airlines, creating other areas of weak ice or open water.
Beginning this ice fishing season, anglers using a wheelhouse type of ice or dark-house shelter are required to purchase a license to place the shelter on the ice, even when occupying it.
North Dakota's darkhouse spearfishing season opens on most state waters Dec. 1 and continues through March 15. Legal fish are northern pike and nongame species.

INDUSTRY
PRADCO Outdoor Brands joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson, PRADCO employees, Walmart representatives and local officials to celebrate the creation of 60 new local jobs at PRADCO Fishing and the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
In addition to providing three days of interactive training sessions, seminars with Yamaha and Garmin, and keynote speeches from renowned sales experts, the company announced mid-model year upgrades and revealed plans for a phase two factory expansion, which, combined with the new Lean Manufactiring initiative, will ensure that the manufacturer keeps pace with rising demand.

PUBLISHING
Bass, seatrout and redfish are biting, deer are on the move and ducks and geese are inbound for Texas outdoorsmen.
Outdoor News has kicked off another series of ongoing coverage of tips, gear profiles, and advice from the top names in the industry that will be available throughout the hardwater season for anglers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York.

RECORD FISH
New records for opah and for blue shark were recorded in September according to Washington DFW.

SHOWS
NMMA boat and sportshows attract a highly qualified audience of engaged and motivated boating and outdoor enthusiasts.

SPONSORSHIPS
Major League Fishing (MLF) officials announce that Gene Larew Lures is the new presenting sponsor of the MLF All Angles television show for the program's upcoming 2018 season.

STATES
A bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed along Lee County in Southwest Florida.
Governor Kay Ivey has announced the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $33.5 million for five new projects and amendments to two existing projects which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama's natural resources.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will conduct watercraft inspections and registrations through Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Lake Havasu City Motor Vehicle Division offices at 2081 Spawr Circle.
The rule opens lower Snake River to retention of hatchery steelhead measuring under 28 inches in length in the lower sections.
Catchable rainbow and brown trout were released today at Malabar Farm in Lucas as part of a pilot project to evaluate both species' suitability for future stockings in the area, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

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