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  • Joe Thomas retirement press conference
  • I understand you are going back to Wisconsin in a week and a half that you can use to fish. It is an appropriately embroidered fishing vest with the No. 73 on it. (Dorsey and Jackson present gifts to Thomas) “Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the ...
  • Cleveland Browns
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  • 3/19/2018 11:53:00 PM
  • Went Fishing This Weekend
  • We were all at a wedding last fall and started talking fishing. We went fishing for steelhead on the Dowagiac River in Michigan. Three weeks ago, there was a devastating flood on this river. It took out a lot of soil from the banks and totally mauled a ...
  • Points and Figures
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  • 3/19/2018 12:49:00 PM
  • New species breath new life into state’s Fish Ohio program
  • Columbus — The addition of five new recognized species and the reduction in the minimum length requirement of three other species when caught from inland waters has helped to breathe new life into the state’s Fish Ohio program. Fish Ohio was launched ...
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/19/2018 10:30:00 AM
  • Biggest draft need for each NFL team following free agency
  • What do the Denver Broncos need to focus on now that they have Case Keenum under center? How about the Minnesota Vikings, who landed the biggest fish of them all in Kirk Cousins? We already know what the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns need to do ...
  • Sportsnaut
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  • 3/19/2018 12:28:00 AM
  • GALLAGHER: Eagles, fish soaring at Black Hawk Lake
  • LAKE VIEW, Iowa | Locals and visitors alike hit the Black Hawk Lake neighborhood this week for sights they're not accustomed to seeing. Bald eagles. In bunches. On Thursday, Lannie Miller, a retired DNR fisheries biologist, drove around the lake with his .
  • Sioux City Journal
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  • 3/18/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • North Iowa fishing report for March 16
  • Clear Lake: Ice thickness is 16-19 inches. Avoid areas near the aerators. Vehicle traffic is not recommended. Yellow Bass - good: Try near the Baptist camp in the main lake and by the channel in the little lake. Use light tackle and be mobile to stay on fi
  • Globe Gazette
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  • 3/16/2018 5:49:00 PM
  • Deal of the Week: Major NM company to be acquired
  • Rancho Dominguez, California-based Santa Monica Seafood recently announced the opening of a new packaging and distribution facility in Illinois. Santa Monica Seafood says the Seattle Fish Co. of New Mexico acquisition gives it coverage throughout the New .
  • The Business Journals
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  • 3/16/2018 5:37:00 PM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo continues to grow
  • After a 13-percent increase in attendance in 2017, an all-time high, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE) continued its upward attendance swing with another 9-percent increase for the 2018 event, held Feb. 23-25. In addition, the Expo area at Alliant Energy ..
  • Outdoornews
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  • 3/16/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Local hosts fly fishing program in Galva
  • fly fishing in Iowa and out west, making flies and getting started. Radke shared numerous stories about fly fishing in Yellowstone National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park and the Black Hills, and he graciously offered to help participants learn how ...
  • Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
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  • 3/16/2018 3:08:00 PM
  • Illinois Bass Fishing Outlook 2018
  • Perhaps a key to successful Illinois bass fishing is to go where the bass go. Location, location, location. Although all bass are point-oriented, the successful angler should remain flexible in his approach. Bass tend to concentrate in areas with some ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/16/2018 2:05:00 PM
  • Fishing report for March 16: Steelhead trout, walleye are on the run
  • CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The best steelhead trout fishing of the early spring season has anglers crowding the Northeast Ohio rivers and streams. The angling action is also heating up for walleye on the Sandusky and Maumee rivers. The crappies, bluegill and ...
  • The Plain Dealer
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  • 3/16/2018 10:16:00 AM
  • Michigan releases updated fish consumption guidelines
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan officials have released updated consumption guidelines for fish caught in lakes where industrial chemical contaminants have been detected. The Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday announced the release of its .
  • Upper
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  • 3/16/2018 8:56:00 AM
  • Nebraska: Trout Fishing Time
  • Just in time for spring, catchable-size rainbow trout are being stocked in city ponds and lakes across Nebraska. Make the most of this beautiful weather and get outside for some fishing. This is the perfect time to catch the first fish in your Nebraska ...
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  • 3/16/2018 6:26:00 AM
  • Wisconsin Fishing Expo Attendance Up 3rd Consecutive Year
  • Slinger, WI – After an incredible 13-percent increase in attendance in 2017, an all-time-high, the Wisconsin Fishing Expo (WFE) continued the upward direction with yet another nine percent increase for the 2018 event, held February 23-25th. This is the ...
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  • 3/16/2018 6:25:00 AM
  • South Dakota: GFP to Stock Rainbow Trout Below Oahe Dam
  • PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will stock rainbow trout at Oahe Marina on March 27, weather permitting. Crews from Cleghorn Springs State Fish Hatchery in Rapid City will stock rainbow trout ranging in size from 10 to 12 inches in .
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  • 219 consecutive Friday fish frys and counting: The Farmer’s Wife
  • Originally hailing from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin—home of Walleye Weekend, the self-professed "World's Largest Walleye Fish Fry"—Caleb Westphal has not missed a Friday Night fish fry since sometime in 2013. He's a fanatic of music, film, and American history.
  • Milwaukee Record
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  • 3/16/2018 5:23:00 AM
  • Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
  • Monday, March 19, is the deadline for removing fish houses from inland waters in the northern third of Minnesota. Downhill skiing • Buena Vista Ski Area near Bemidji: Spring conditions, 20- to 40-inch base, no new snow, not making snow;
  • Pineandlakes
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  • 3/16/2018 4:30:00 AM
  • Michigan DHHS Issues New Fish Consumption Guidelines Relating to PFAS
  • The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is issuing new “Eat Safe Fish” guidelines. It’s in effort to address the emerging contaminant of PFAS in the waters of Lake Margrethe, and the Au Sable River upstream of the Mio Dam in Crawford and ...
  • 9&10 News
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  • 3/16/2018 4:21:00 AM
  • U.S. Marshals find alligator in fish tank during home raid
  • March 15 (UPI) --Law enforcement found an alligator in an Ohio home while carrying out an arrest of a fugitive on Thursday. U.S. Marshals discovered a 3-foot long caiman alligator in a fish tank while raiding the home of 31-year-old Robert Watson in ...
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  • 3/16/2018 3:54:00 AM
  • Battle to protect fly fishing 'Holy Waters' drags on in Michigan
  • GRAYLING, Mich. — A group of fly fishermen is continuing their lengthy fight to try and prevent a fish hatchery along the Au Sable River from dramatically expanding its operation, which the anglers consider a serious threat to the health of this historic .
  • The Blade
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  • 3/15/2018 11:16:00 PM
  • Check out our map of Central Illinois fried fish locations 🐟
  • Have a fish fry we should add? Email us the details! Reporting like this is brought to you by a staff of experienced local journalists committed to telling the stories of your community. Support from subscribers is vital to continue our mission.
  • Journal Gazette and Times Courier
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  • 3/15/2018 10:00:00 PM

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