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    • Fishing Northeast strives to bring you the most up to date ice reports from New York, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This report takes about two days to compile across a number of outlets and we try to bring them to you every week or two. Ice reports have been suspended

    • From the new World record spotted bass to the Utah state record lake trout that was later disqualified because the out-of-state angler’s license had expired a few days prior, 2017 was a year of many records and even more beautiful fish. Fishing Northeast does not put a size limit on your trophy. While many of

    • recommended ice depth safety chart

      New York Ice Fishing Conditions These conditions have been acquired from multiple sources and are to be used as basic guidance for where “safe” ice can be found. Remember, ice is never 100% safe and these conditions are only to be used as guidance. It is 100% your responsibility to assure a location is safe

    • The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is considering changing the way it manages the recreational black sea bass fishery. The commission says the proposed changes could alter the way it allocates harvesting limits for the fish. The hearings began on January 3 in Lewes, Delaware. Hearings are scheduled for Jan. 11 in Berlin, Maryland; Jan. 9 in

    • Information Collected from Anglers Will Help Guide Future Management The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that anglers who purchased a freshwater fishing license between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017, may be asked to participate in a survey designed to learn more about their angling behaviors, preferences, and opinions on

    • Altmar, N.Y. — The Salmon River Hatchery, the flagship of DEC’s 12 state fish hatcheries, produces nearly all of the fish for Lake Ontario stocking efforts, including 1.7 million Chinook salmon, 240,000 coho salmon, 600,000 steelhead and 150,000 brown trout. It’s also, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation, a huge economic engine for

    • Elaine Supp loves to fish and is thoroughly enjoying this year’s fall salmon run on the Salmon River, with several huge salmon to her credit. However, the 35-year-old Pulaski woman is absolutely disgusted by thoughtless anglers who litter the river’s banks with tons of trash during the fall salmon fishing season. “These fishermen claim to

    • Populations of Endangered Species Improving The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that its Rare Fish Unit’s Round Whitefish stocking efforts are paying off and the fish may soon be moved from the “endangered” to “threatened” species list. DEC Fisheries staff recently netted 15 Round Whitefish in Bug Lake of Hamilton

    • The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that public meetings will be held in each DEC region this fall to provide an overview of the state’s approach to trout stream management.  The meetings will also elicit feedback from trout stream anglers regarding their preferences and expectations for the management of these

    • The Atlantic coastal states of Maine through Florida have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. The details of those hearings follows: Maine Dept. of Marine Resources October 5, 2017; 6 PM Yarmouth Town Hall 200 Main Street Yarmouth, ME Contact: Pat Keliher at 207.624.6553 New

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