Kid Fishing Day

11 Kid-friendly Fishing Locations Near Seattle

10/6/2019 - By Allison Holm. For many of us, the age-old pastime of fishing evokes memories of summer’s glassy lakes and warm breezes. For others, it may call up pre-dawn wake-ups, soggy worms and even soggier rain boots. Either way, fishing is a childhood rite of passage and — for many of… SEE MORE
The MassWildlife Angler Education Program provides people of all ages a chance to try fishing

Learn to Fish for Free this Summer

7/6/2019 - Celebrate the arrival of warm weather by attending one of the many Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (MassWildlife) Angler Education Program events being held across the state this summer. Events are for adults, kids, and families who want to learn how to fish in a non-competitive environment. Fishing equipment… SEE MORE
Caribbean spiny lobster, Panulirus argus

A Beginner’s Guide to Florida Lobstering

7/6/2019 - By Terry Tomalin. There's good reason lobster divers are called bug hunters. The hardest part about catching these tasty crustaceans is finding them. Lobsters don’t stay put. They love to move around. When the special two-day spiny lobster sport season opens each year the last Wednesday and Thursday in July,… SEE MORE

Groundfish Make a Comeback in Monterey Bay

7/6/2019 - By Kathryn McKenzie. Groundfish used to be the linchpin of California commercial fishing—a year-round, reliable catch of tender white fish that consumers were eager to buy. But that all came to a halt almost two decades ago after populations plummeted from overfishing. Now, in a remarkable development, California groundfish—which include… SEE MORE
Black Sea Bass Fishing with Goose Hummock

Black Sea Bass Fishing Nantucket Sound

31/5/2019 - By Sam Brown. The Black Sea Bass is actually a member of the grouper family and each fish makes for a couple sweet tasting white meat fillets. They are known as “protogynous hermaphrodites” which means they start as females and end up as mature males. The males will develop a… SEE MORE
Striped Bass kayak fishing

Striped Bass Managers Vote to Take Action

13/5/2019 - Changes to striped bass regulations intended to halt overfishing are expected for the 2020 fishing season, but what those changes will be remains to be decided. At the spring meeting of the Striped Bass Management Board on Tuesday, managers voted to initiate development of an addendum to reduce fishing mortality… SEE MORE
Fishing on the Connecticut River

Casting About the Connecticut River

8/5/2019 - By Captain Tom Migdalski. The Native Algonquins called it “Quinnehtukqut,” or “Long Tidal River,” and were the first to appreciate the estuary’s incredible diversity of life. Flowing 410 miles from its origin at the Canadian border, the Connecticut River dumps 10 billion gallons of fresh water into Long Island Sound… SEE MORE