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  • Friday Opinuendo: On Fish Creek, college, compost and more …
  • The St. Paul-based conservation nonprofit Great River Greening calls the site — near the Mississippi River and adjacent to Ramsey County’s 142-acre Fish Creek Open Space — “beautiful throughout,” crediting its volunteers. Since 2013, more than ...
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 6/23/2017 5:45:00 AM
  • Fishing Report: Weekend of June 23-25
  • Mississippi River (St. Louis region): Water is 76 degrees, normal and muddy. Blue and flathead catfish slow using cut bait; channel catfish fair using live bait; freshwater drum slow using worms; other species slow. Newton: Catfish fair; bass good using ..
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 6/23/2017 5:22:00 AM
  • Fishing: Bleeker, Stayberg win national tournament
  • It’s all in the prep work. Fishing takes practice and understanding of how the body of water being fished works. The Mississippi River -- which is a powerful and challenging river to navigate, let alone fish -- had a wrench thrown into it in late May and .
  • Pierce County Herald
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  • 6/22/2017 6:43:00 PM
  • Bait-fish proposal divides camps
  • The AGFC spent more than $1 million to eradicate them and failed. Our genesis snakehead population is now established in Mississippi, as well. Chris Racey, chief of fisheries for the AGFC, said fishing guides overstate their financial exposure to the ...
  • NWA Online
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  • 6/22/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • Largemouth fishing on Lake Erie? You bet!
  • The last time I felt bucket mouths hit with such a mean attitude was on the Mississippi River. It was a blast! Since I had never fished these two harbors before, I wanted to cover water and locate where the fish were at and what type of cover they were ...
  • morrisherald-news.com
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  • 6/21/2017 12:17:00 PM
  • Mississippi: Wolf Lake Reopens to Fishing, Boating
  • YAZOO COUNTY – PURSUANT to the authority set forth in Mississippi Code Annotated §59-21-111 et. seq., the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, with the approval of the Commission, restricted certain ...
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  • 6/21/2017 5:53:00 AM
  • Evinrude Angler's Consistency Pays Off at FLW and NWT Events
  • In addition, Mark Courts won the NWT event, held on the Mississippi River. "We at Evinrude congratulate all of our Team Evinrude anglers for their continued top performance in the professional fishing circuits," said Olivier Pierini, Evinrude director of .
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 6/21/2017 5:13:00 AM
  • Program featured the fish and fisheries of the Black River watershed
  • That walleye would have navigated several lock and dam structures on the Mississippi River. Among the fish reported were a 15-year-old, 48-inch muskellunge. Muskellunge are native to the Black River and there are also fall fingerling musky stocked in the .
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 6/21/2017 12:14:00 AM
  • Catch-and-release fish records program catching on in Wisconsin
  • Xavier Vang of Milwaukee erased an almost 20-year shovelnose sturgeon record with a 37.5- inch, 7-pound, 13.1 ounce fish caught May 28 from the Mississippi River in Vernon County. Weight records (alternate method) Shawn Schmidt of Denmark bettered his own
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/20/2017 9:41:00 PM
  • Now that’s a big fish! New Mississippi swordfish record has big payout
  • Scott Cothran of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, now owns the Mississippi record for largest swordfish. The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources certified Cothran’s catch during Tuesday’s meeting. On a 37-foot Freeman called Pay Dirt at last ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 6/20/2017 7:20:00 PM
  • Fishing remains slow in area lakes
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Bass fishing is fair. Black or junebug colored worms are the best lures right now.
  • Daily Leader
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  • 6/20/2017 12:02:00 AM
  • Mississippi: DWFP Officers No. 1 at National LawFit Challenge
  • JACKSON - Conservation Officers from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) claimed the title of "Fittest in the Nation" as they took the top spot at the 16th annual National LawFit Challenge held this past weekend in Pearl ..
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  • 6/19/2017 5:52:00 AM
  • Monsoor Holds Off Warren For First Career Win
  • black and blue homemade swim jig with a creature bait trailer. It was very much the same way he fishes at home on the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis. He’s won several BFLs and a four-day FLW Series event, all of which had come in his backyard on the .
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  • 6/19/2017 2:24:00 AM
  • What's behind the battle against farmed shrimp imports?
  • The SSA, founded in 2002, represents the interests of shrimp fishermen, processors and other interests in the warmwater shrimp producing states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisianan, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Part of the ...
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  • 6/19/2017 1:01:00 AM
  • Monsoor’s Redemption
  • Monsoor holds six career wins in FLW competition through the T-H Marine Bass Fishing League and Costa FLW Series, but all of them have come on his home waters of the Mississippi River. Today, Monsoor broke that trend by weighing 15 pounds, 2 ounces in the
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  • 6/18/2017 9:51:00 PM
  • Try ‘run-out’ fishing for hot bassin’ action
  • Big bottomland river systems provide superb bass-fishing opportunities for thousands of Arkansas anglers. Take the lower Mississippi and White rivers, for example. The vast network of tributaries and oxbow lakes comprising these ecosystems are favored ...
  • Arkansas Online
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  • 6/18/2017 5:10:00 AM
  • Swordfish highlights MGCBGFC Spring Tournament
  • A record swordfish and a tuna highlighted the finish of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Big Game Fishing Club’s Spring Club Tournament at Point Cadet on Saturday. Blake Hopkins caught a 171.2-pound swordfish, a tournament record. It was also the only ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 6/18/2017 3:21:00 AM
  • Red Snapper Fishing Season Opens
  • Recreational anglers hope to reel in red snappers now that the extended federal season is open. Recreational anglers in Mississippi will have 39 days to fish for red snapper in state and federal waters. Each week through September fourth red snapper season
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  • 6/17/2017 2:14:00 AM
  • Fishing method puts many hooks in the water
  • A Styrofoam bucket or cooler is ideal for storage and transport, and that’s about it. Mississippi law requires hooks on trotlines to be tied at least two feet apart, and each licensed fisherman may have up to 100 hooks in use at a time. To begin the ...
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 6/16/2017 12:34:00 PM
  • Fishing Report: Weekend of June 16-18
  • Mississippi River (St. Louis region): Water is 73 degrees, normal and muddy. Blue and flathead catfish slow using cut bait; channel catfish slow using live bait; freshwater drum slow using worms; other species slow. Newton: Catfish fair; bass good using ..
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 6/16/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Nathan Moore: Mercury in our fish?
  • For children under 15 and women who may become pregnant, one meal per week is the recommended limit. The largemouth bass he caught in the Mississippi on Sunday was about 15-inches, which makes it a once a month meal for Henry. If you look through the fish
  • Winona Daily News
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  • 6/16/2017 11:29:00 AM
  • Legion Lake fishing rodeo is Saturday
  • The free annual event is hosted by the Chickasaw Development Foundation and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks (MDWFP). American Legion Lake is located at 248 Dulaney Street in Houston. Participants are encouraged to bring their ..
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 6/15/2017 7:01:00 PM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeos at Houston and Monticello, Mississippi
  • HOUSTON & MONTICELLO - Youth 15 years and younger are invited to fishing rodeos being held at two locations in the state. All events are free, and they provide a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with catfish which are
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/15/2017 7:27:00 AM
  • Fishing slowing down in area lakes
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. No current reports on bass fishing. Try top water lures and soft plastics in shallow and
  • Daily Leader
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  • 6/14/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Anglers aim for Marlin Jackpot at Point Cadet Marina
  • The Point Cadet Marina is hosting two fishing tournaments this week. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Big Game Fishing Club’s Spring Club Tournament and the Marlin Jackpot both start Thursday at noon and concludes Saturday. Fishing starts Thursday, with the ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 6/14/2017 11:32:00 PM
  • Scanlon ‘Refreshed’ By Change Of Scenery
  • I can’t say enough about that. It’s helped me fish more relaxed.” Scanlon is coming off a miserable 136th-place finish at the Mississippi River last month and hopes to bounce back in a big way at the season finale at the Potomac River this week.
  • BassFan
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  • 6/14/2017 4:17:00 AM
  • Potomac River hosts pro fishing competition
  • Local talent Bryan Schmitt of Deale is looking to build on last month’s victory on the Mississippi River in his return to the area. “I got a lot of momentum going right now, I think we’re in for a good fishing week,” Schmitt said. “I love ...
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  • 6/14/2017 4:05:00 AM
  • Speaking of Catfish - Are Mississippi River Catfish Safe to Eat?
  • The title says it all. A half-hour of on-line research turned up lots of opinions but little in the way of facts. Evidentially neither the State WL&F or DEQ test or publish recent info regarding the Mississippi River. In my opinion they are as safe as ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 6/12/2017 9:36:00 PM
  • Fishing report - June 11
  • The Mississippi River is giving up numbers of channel catfish, smallmouth bass, and a few walleyes. Walleyes are being caught in 15 to 20 feet during the day and up shallower during low-light periods on leeches or shiner minnows. The Bird Houses ...
  • Brainerd Dispatch
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  • 6/11/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Fishability event makes fishing easy for all abilities
  • The experience was a first for many of the participants in the Southwest Wisconsin District Lions Club Fishability event, held annually in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Friends of the Upper Mississippi Fishery Services.
  • La Crosse Tribune
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  • 6/11/2017 5:11:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Mississippi
  • From freshwater to saltwater, a multitude of Mississippi fishing and boating opportunities await those who seek adventure on the waterways. Learn where to fish, how to get your fishing license, read boating laws and check local fishing reports in this sect
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Invasive snakehead fish found for first time in Mississippi
  • The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says a northern snakehead was caught Monday in Lake Whittington in Bolivar County. Nathan Aycock, a fisheries biologist with the department, says Cleveland bow fishermen Brad Baugh and Bubba ...
  • Mississippi Business Journal
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  • 6/9/2017 12:53:00 PM
  • Bowfishing: Gar Often Get Bad Rap
  • The DNR also keeps spearing and bowfishing records. In that category, the state-record longnose gar measured 52 inches; weighed 18 pounds, 7 ounces; and was taken in May 2016 on the Mississippi River in Grant County. The record shortnose gar for spearing .
  • Bowhunting
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  • 6/9/2017 11:31:00 AM
  • Mississippi DWFP Biologists to Present Sturgeon Program Saturday (June 10)
  • BATESVILLE AND OXFORD - Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologist, Nathan Aycock will present a program about sturgeon at the Visitor Education Center (VEC) on Saturday, June 10 at 2 p.m. Aycock will discuss the biology of ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Fluctuating water complicates third National Walleye Tour event
  • PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wis. - After visiting two sprawling, expansive fisheries in Lake Erie and Lake Sakakawea, the world's best walleye anglers are set to sample the more confined waters of pools 9, 10 and 11 of the Mississippi River. The two-day tournament .
  • Outdoors FIRST
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  • 6/8/2017 5:22:00 AM
  • Over 400 kids expected at Neshoba Lake Fishing Rodeo
  • The rodeo, hosted by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, will also include numerous other children’s activities such as face painting and clothesline art. The rodeo will start at 7 a.m. with a prayer and the pledge of allegiance .
  • Neshoba Democrat
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  • 6/7/2017 11:38:00 PM
  • Fishing in area lakes slows down
  • Below are the most current reports on the fishing conditions in the local area. Information courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Fisheries. Bass fishing is fair. Black or junebug colored worms are the best lures right now. Target shallow and medium ..
  • Daily Leader
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  • 6/7/2017 12:54:00 AM
  • High School Anglers Have High Hopes for Big Bass Bonanza on Arkansas River
  • LITTLE ROCK, AR — In late June, anglers from across the Natural State will spend three days gathered along 300 miles of the Arkansas River from the Oklahoma border to the Mississippi River. Thousands will fish for a single coveted prize — $50,000 cold ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/5/2017 6:47:00 AM
  • Fishing remains fair in the area
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the local area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Bass fishing is fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastics, worms and lizards .
  • Daily Leader
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  • 6/3/2017 1:18:00 AM
  • Fishing report for the weekend of June 2
  • Mississippi River (St. Louis region): Water is 68 degrees, rising and muddy. River is still near flood state. Blue catfish slow using cut bait; flathead catfish fair using live bait; freshwater drum fair using worms; other species slow. Newton: Catfish ...
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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  • 6/2/2017 9:59:00 AM
  • Sunline Strong Performer: Mississippi River
  • Scott Suggs' chances of qualifying for the 2017 Forrest Wood Cup were real bleak after day 1 of last week's FLW Tour event at the Mississippi River in Wisconsin. The 2008 Cup champion was in 124th place after weighing a four-fish, 9-14 stringer and was set
  • BassFan
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  • 5/25/2017 7:25:00 PM
  • Pro Tips on Long-Lining for Crappie: Brad Chappell
  • The Mississippi crappie pro and guide proudly says, “the boat’s doing the work,” when he’s long-lining for his favorite fish. It’s a trolling technique — also called “pulling” — that has a more laid-back approach to crappie fishing than ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/25/2017 7:05:00 AM
  • Fourth annual ‘Feed the Need’ fish fry
  • A South Mississippi group is using a fish fry to feed the needy in Ocean Springs. Sunday, June 4th in the heart of downtown Ocean Springs everyone is invited to show up for the fourth annual Feed the Need fish fry benefiting the Lord is my Help Soup Kitche
  • wxxv25.com
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  • 5/25/2017 3:28:00 AM
  • Fish swim over flooded sidewalks in Wisconsin
  • In La Crosse, WI, fish were found swimming across flooded sidewalks at Pettibone Park. The flooding being caused by heavy rain causing the Mississippi River to go over its banks. UPDATE: Authorities identify two people involved in head-on collision near ..
  • 4 KTIV Siouxland's News channel
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  • 5/24/2017 10:41:00 PM
  • Mississippi Youth Fishing Rodeos at Rose Hill, Columbia
  • JACKSON -Youth 15 years and younger are invited to fishing rodeos being held at two State Fishing Lakes on Saturday, May 27. Both events are free, and they provide a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with catfish which
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/24/2017 5:35:00 AM
  • Schmitt Had Grass-Oriented Fish All To Himself
  • Once Bryan Schmitt found some fish-holding grass at the Mississippi River, he was standing in the proverbial tall cotton. The Maryland resident and longtime Potomac River ace achieved his first tour-level win at the FLW Tour's sixth stop of the season in .
  • BassFan
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  • 5/24/2017 4:15:00 AM
  • AOY Update: Mississippi River
  • Going into the sixth stop of the FLW Tour on the Mississippi River, Angler of the Year favorite Bryan Thrift knew he had his work cut out for him despite boasting a fairly sizeable lead in the standings. The fishery was new to him, and if he’s ...
  • flwfishing.com
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  • 5/23/2017 10:00:00 PM
  • Gulf Coast anglers plan protest against fishing limits
  • Demonstrations are being organized in fishing ports in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi for June 4, with boat owners and captains planning to gather in marinas and passes to show their opposition to the rule. The demonstration will be held a day after the
  • KPVI News 6
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  • 5/23/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • 7 Wisconsin Area Road Trips
  • It’s like a seaside getaway in the Northeast, but it’s all Wisconsin. [KLM] La Crosse: Riverside Retreat Whether you’re into fishing in the Mississippi backwater lakes, golfing while overlooking the large, green bluffs and swirling river, hiking for ...
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  • 5/23/2017 6:06:00 PM
  • Fishing remains fair
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the local area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Bass fishing is fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastic worms and lizards in
  • Daily Leader
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  • 5/23/2017 12:57:00 AM
  • Postle, Richardson win Wisconsin High School State Fishing Tourney
  • Seniors Triton Postle, at left, and Dillon Richardson, right, were crowned champions after competing in the B.A.S.S. Nation Wisconsin HIgh School State Fishing Tournament on the Mississippi River in La Crosse on Saturday and Sunday, May 13–14.
  • chetekalert.com
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  • 5/22/2017 5:33:00 PM
  • Hunting, fishing and state park permits to rise under budget plan
  • Father-and-son fishermen hook a surprise in Mississippi River Warm spring brings ticks out early across Minnesota The wild turkey roaming state Capitol could be an emissary for the burgeoning urban population The last time hunting and fishing license fees
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 5/22/2017 3:26:00 AM
  • Genoa Fish Hatchery hosts free fishing event
  • "It's fun to watch them," said Gary Beardmore, President of Friends of the Upper Mississippi. "We've had kids that end up holding their brother or sister's fishing pole, and then, all of a sudden, they have one on each fishing pole, and 'What do I do?'
  • WXOW 19
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  • 5/20/2017 4:43:00 AM
  • Mississippi River Day 2 Coverage
  • Day one of the FLW Tour presented by Evinrude on the Mississippi really wasn’t as bad as advertised. Though the water is higher and muddier than it was, the fishing was still excellent and the weather was actually a pretty moderate. It’s already much ...
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  • 5/19/2017 11:35:00 AM
  • 2 commercial fishing seasons to close in Mississippi
  • BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two commercial fishing seasons in Mississippi are closing. Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources say the commercial season for Spotted Seatrout will close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday in Mississippi territorial waters
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  • 5/19/2017 6:17:00 AM
  • Stefan Cracks 18-05 To Grab Early Lead
  • Matt Stefan is fishing in his home state of Wisconsin this week, but he doesn't have a great deal of competitive experience on pools 7, 8 and 9 of the Mississippi River. "I fish it probably five days a year," the Junction City resident said. "It's a fun ..
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  • 5/19/2017 3:09:00 AM
  • Fish & Game Report: Gearing up for CCA STAR fishing rodeo
  • Somewhere between the Mississippi and Texas state lines are a hundred redfish specially fitted with bright red CCA STAR tags. They’ve been released by STAR Tournament directors and volunteers in time for next Memorial Day’s opening of the state’s ...
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  • 5/18/2017 11:50:00 PM
  • Stefan on top at La Crosse
  • Matt Stefan, fishing in his home state, caught an 18-05 stringer on day 1 of the Mississippi River FLW Tour out of La Crosse, Wis. to grab the early lead. He'll begin day 2 with a 7-ounce advantage over Matt Arey.
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  • 5/18/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • 2 commercial fishing seasons to close in Mississippi
  • BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two commercial fishing seasons in Mississippi are closing. Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources say the commercial season for Spotted Seatrout will close at 11:59 p.m. Thursday in Mississippi territorial waters
  • Delta Democrat Times
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  • 5/18/2017 9:58:00 PM
  • Two Commercial Fishing Seasons To Close
  • Two commercial fishing seasons will close in the next few days. This according to the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources. The commercial season for spotted seatrout will close at 11:59 p.m. today, in Mississippi territorial waters. The season will
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  • 5/18/2017 8:17:00 PM
  • Shark Jawbone Caught While Fishing on Mississippi River in Grand Rapids
  • GRAND RAPIDS, Minn.-A Minnesota angler landed an unusual trophy when he reeled in a shark jawbone while fishing on the Mississippi River. Joe Piskel, of Grand Rapids, caught the jawbone near the town over the weekend. He and his son, Joey, brought it to a
  • FOX 21 News
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  • 5/17/2017 11:06:00 PM
  • Rising Mississippi Will Be Unpredictable
  • The Mississippi River out of La Crosse, Wis. has been a frequent stopping point for the Bassmaster Elite Series over the past decade or so. It's teeming with bass of both the largemouth and smallmouth varieties and, once located, those fish can be caught .
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  • 5/17/2017 7:53:00 PM
  • 10 Hot Minnesota Muskie Waters
  • Big Wolf won’t bite you when it comes to muskie fishing. It is one of several connected lakes joined via the Mississippi and Turtle rivers that comprise the Cass Lake chain of lakes. Here’s what makes Big Wolf a reputable muskie water: It’s linked to ...
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  • 5/17/2017 2:20:00 PM
  • Rock Falls to host fishing tournament
  • The winner of the Rock Falls Midwest Qualifier has the opportunity to attend the National Tournament in New Madrid, Missouri,-Mississippi River! This tournament stop is open to both amateurs and pro fishers. The registration cost is $200.00 for a two ...
  • KWQC
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  • 5/16/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • The triangle of fishing
  • Down the river, which he also calls “Venice,” is defined as everything from Baptiste Collette Bayou southward. When Mississippi River levels are low and waters in the river are green instead of brown, it’s time to fish Venice. Late summer and fall ...
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 5/16/2017 5:55:00 AM
  • Fishing remains steady in the area
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the local area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Bass fishing is fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastic worms and lizards in
  • Daily Leader
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  • 5/16/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • Follow the Food to Catch River Walleye
  • However, a sizable segment of the American walleye population is forever riverine, dwelling in running waters ranging from mere creeks up to and including those waterways the size of the mighty Mississippi. I ought to know. I work fulltime as fishing guide
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  • 5/15/2017 9:46:00 PM
  • Fishing rules changed at MDWFP lakes
  • The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Fisheries Bureau announced fishing regulation changes on several MDWFP managed lakes. At Lake Tom Bailey in Lauderdale County, the rule change removes the 15-inch minimum length limit on ...
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  • 5/15/2017 12:23:00 PM
  • Ladies Dominate In Fishing Opener (VIDEO)
  • Governor's boats in the Fishing Opener in St. Cloud on Saturday was no competition at all. The Mississippi River gave up a whopping 35 fish to Lt. Governor Tina Smith's boat, including many smallmouth bass and rock bass. The Lt. Governor caught six fish ..
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 5/14/2017 8:32:00 PM
  • Not always easy to identify fish, snakes
  • Several people guessed carp, but the majority went with gaspergou. I emailed the photo to Lane Ball of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, who confirmed it was a gaspergou, often referred to simply as a “goo.” The gaspergou ...
  • Enterprise-Journal
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  • 5/14/2017 1:06:00 PM
  • Governor's party catches 40+ fish during 2017 fishing opener
  • Governor Mark Dayton and his fishing party caught over 40 fish on the Mississippi River. According to the press release, lifelong anglers Todd Bissett and Josh Hagemeister hosted Gov. Dayton and Lt. Governor Tina Smith during their time on the water.
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  • 5/13/2017 9:46:00 PM
  • Local anglers welcome first day of fishing season
  • “I grew up along the Mississippi,” she said. “The first two weeks in June, Gary and I always go up to Many Point Lake, near Detroit Lakes. We stay for two weeks, and it’s kind of a camping and a fishing vacation.” Anglers like the Schwartz ...
  • southernminn.com
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  • 5/13/2017 9:43:00 PM
  • Reeling them in on the fishing opener
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar joined Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith at the annual governor's fishing opener. This year's event was held on the Mississippi River in the greater St. Cloud, Minn. area on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Rep. Ilhan Omar's co-fisherwomen ..
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune
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  • 5/13/2017 9:32:00 PM
  • Women outfish the men at 2017 Governor's Fishing Opener
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Gov. Mark Dayton and a crew of staff and Minnesota lawmakers went out on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud Saturday for the annual Governor's Fishing Opener. "I'm a conservationist," Dayton said as he came back to shore after the ...
  • KARE 11
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  • 5/13/2017 5:19:00 PM
  • Mississippi River holds great angling for fishing opener
  • When Gov. Mark Dayton heads out in the early hours of May 13 in hopes of hooking into a big fish, he’ll be doing something only a few governors have done before: Marking the opening day of Minnesota’s angling season by fishing on a river. While the ...
  • Hometown Source
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  • 5/13/2017 3:06:00 PM
  • How To Catch Fish, Part 3: River/Night Fishing & Boat Etiquette
  • MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Mark Dayton will be fishing on the Mississippi River Saturday during the walleye fishing opener. River fishing is an art that requires a different skill set. Read More: How To Catch A Fish, Part 1 And Part 2 “When you find fis ...
  • CBS Minnesota
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  • 5/13/2017 12:13:00 AM
  • Governor Ready To Start Fishing In St. Cloud
  • He won't have that problem on the Mississippi River on Saturday as it's going to be warm and sunny, and if he's lucky the fish will be biting. Before the governor came to St. Cloud he vetoed five budget bills from the Republican-controlled Legislature.
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 5/12/2017 11:21:00 PM
  • 'Monster fish' ready to make splash at river museum
  • National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium officials aim to make a splash with some of the world's largest freshwater fish. "Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants" opens Saturday. The museum's summer exhibit focuses on the gargantuan fish that
  • Telegraph Herald
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  • 5/12/2017 4:55:00 PM
  • Dayton to share pontoon with GOP leaders for fishing opener
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will share a pontoon boat with Republican legislative leaders when he hits the Mississippi River in St. Cloud on Saturday for the 70th annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener. While Dayton, House ...
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  • 5/12/2017 2:48:00 PM
  • Fish or cut bait? Next week is decision time at Capitol
  • He says he'll veto them before heading north. "Before I go fishing," Dayton said. He's going to St. Cloud for two days of fishing opener activities at the Mississippi River. The other five budget bills stalled in the Senate where Republicans hold a single
  • mprnews.org
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  • 5/12/2017 11:45:00 AM
  • 'Monster Fish' on display at Dubuque's River Museum
  • A fish that can grow up more than 21 feet long and 1,500 pounds is just one of many on display at the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium's new exhibit. "Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants" will open to the public tomorrow.
  • KWWL
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  • 5/12/2017 9:43:00 AM
  • Dayton to share pontoon with GOP leaders for fishing opener
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will share a pontoon boat with Republican legislative leaders when he hits the Mississippi River in St. Cloud on Saturday for the 70th annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener. While Dayton ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 5/11/2017 11:30:00 PM
  • Dayton to share pontoon with GOP leaders for fishing opener
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will share a pontoon boat with Republican legislative leaders when he hits the Mississippi River in St. Cloud on Saturday for the 70th annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener. While Dayton, House Speaker ..
  • Hamilton Spectator
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  • 5/11/2017 11:24:00 PM
  • Fishing Opener Rubs Off On Reporter
  • He says this will be the 13th Governor's Fishing Opener he's covered. Mancilla says he's particularly excited about this year's opener because it's being held on the Mississippi River.
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 5/11/2017 10:44:00 PM
  • 4 Things To Know: Tesla Roof Tiles, Fishing Opener & More
  • Mark Dayton will be in St. Cloud Friday to help kick off the 70th annual fishing opener. This year it’s on the Mississippi River. Walleye season doesn’t officially open till first thing Saturday morning, but there are lots of activities going on all ...
  • CBS Minnesota
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  • 5/11/2017 1:31:00 PM
  • Fishing report for area lakes
  • The Fishing Report is provided by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks. All information is gathered by MDWFP employees who monitor local lakes and from marina operators and local businesses near state lakes. The MDWFP reminds all ...
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 5/10/2017 12:47:00 PM
  • 2017 Opener Outlook for the Aitkin Area
  • Other, often forgotten fishing options are the Mississippi River and its larger tributaries (Willow, Sandy, Swan and Rice rivers) in the area. These waters often don’t get the same fishing pressure as the more popular lakes and can provide for some fast ..
  • messagemedia.co
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  • 5/10/2017 10:15:00 AM
  • Mississippi Pond Management Workshop May 11
  • JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) and the Mississippi State University Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Webster County. The workshop will be held at the Webster County Career and ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/10/2017 5:52:00 AM
  • Mississippi Youth Fishing Rodeos May 13
  • JACKSON -Youth 15 years and younger are invited to fishing rodeos being held at three locations across the state on Saturday, May 13. All events are free, and they provide a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/10/2017 5:52:00 AM
  • Blue Ridge Fly Fishing bursts onto North Shore
  • The goal, he said, is to become the largest fly fishing tour guide company east of the Mississippi River. The warehouse space he and Turner have at their new location will be the central location for their guide service. To kick off the tours, the big ...
  • Times Free Press
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  • 5/10/2017 5:13:00 AM
  • Good fishing at Lake Mary Crawford
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Bass fishing is fair on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastic worms and lizards in ...
  • Daily Leader
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  • 5/10/2017 12:42:00 AM
  • Dead fish cause quite a stink
  • The last time they added more fish.” According to Larry Pugh, Fisheries Bureau director for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, dead fish in small lakes is fairly common this time of year. “This time of year, we see a lot of ...
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 5/9/2017 9:56:00 PM
  • Samantha Fish Looks to the Past on Her Unorthodox Covers Album
  • It’s seeped into my songwriting and helped give me a new method.” With producer Luther Dickinson, the North Mississippi Allstars frontman who was also behind the boards for her 2015 album Wild Heart, Fish has already completed a new, all-original ...
  • shepherdexpress.com
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  • 5/9/2017 9:32:00 PM
  • Health Officials Give Fishing Opener Safety Tips
  • ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Local health officials are reminding anglers of some fishing safety tips as the Governor's Fishing Opener on the Mississippi River in St. Cloud approaches. Melissa Hjelle, an Injury Specialist at CentraCare Health, says whether ..
  • KNSI Radio
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  • 5/9/2017 9:26:00 PM
  • Heading to the islands? Look for these fish on the way in
  • These peculiar fish love the waters of Mississippi Sound, Breton Sound and Lake Borgne, where anglers target them in the summer and early fall. Tripletails like warm temperatures, and the coolest water Capt. Mike Gallo has ever found them in is 74 degrees.
  • The Times-Picayune
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  • 5/9/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • Duncan signs bass fishing scholarship at Bethel U.
  • He has a passion for the sport and we look forward to working with him for the next four years.” He added, “Isaac is the first student from Mississippi to receive a fishing scholarship through Bethel.” Bethel was recently ranked No. 1 in the nation ...
  • Enterprise-Journal
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  • 5/7/2017 1:07:00 PM
  • Fishing rodeo a family tradition, learning opportunity
  • “We go to every rodeo we can every year.” Last week, about 300 to 400 1-to-2-pound catfish from Private John Allen National Fish Hatchery in Tupelo, Mississippi, were placed in the pond for the event, Moland said.
  • Decatur Daily
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  • 5/7/2017 5:15:00 AM
  • Outdoors notebook: DBU wins fishing championship, Striper numbers up
  • The duo caught a five-fish limit that weighed 19.75 pounds, edging Southwest Mississippi Community College. The second-place team of Cole and Houston Smith weighed in 19.6 pounds. Bryan College's Nathan Bell and Cole Sands finished third with 16.05 pounds.
  • Dallas News
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  • 5/7/2017 3:37:00 AM
  • Minnesota Ready for Fishing as Walleye Season Approaches
  • Gov. Mark Dayton is hosting the 70th annual Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener. It will highlight opportunities on the Mississippi River in the St. Cloud area of central Minnesota. That stretch of the river might not be the first destination on most ...
  • KSTP
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  • 5/6/2017 12:24:00 AM
  • 500K Expected To Fish During Walleye Opener
  • Gov. Mark Dayton is hosting the 70th annual Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener. It will highlight opportunities on the Mississippi River in the St. Cloud area of central Minnesota. (credit: CBS) That stretch of the river might not be the first destinati .
  • CBS Minnesota
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  • 5/5/2017 8:07:00 PM
  • Passion for fishing is a family tradition for Alex Holey
  • “It doesn’t matter what season it is. If I have the opportunity to go fishing, I go,” Alex said. Alex likes to fish in the Mississippi River by Maple Island Park in Little Falls. It’s not too far from his home and he likes the variety of (043017 ...
  • Morrison County Record
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  • 5/5/2017 4:13:00 PM
  • Authorities fish out stolen truck from Tenn-Tom Waterway
  • ABERDEEN - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, the Monroe County Search and Rescue and the Aberdeen Police Department were on the scene shortly before 11 p.m. May 3 after an approximate three-and
  • Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
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  • 5/5/2017 12:27:00 AM
  • Catfishing tournament in Burlington Sunday
  • Burlington residents will see fishing boats dotting the Mississippi River Sunday morning for the Battle at Burlington catfishing tournament. Fishers will throw their bait out to the river’s depths in hopes of catching some of the big muddy’s heaviest hogs.
  • Hawk Eye
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  • 5/4/2017 9:47:00 AM
  • Great Lures for Early Season Walleyes
  • Gilman has enjoyed previous fishing openers on Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake, Leech Lake, Winnibigosh Lake and on the Mississippi River near Red Wing, Minnesota. This year, he'll likely fish a lake near his home in Chisago City, a short drive north of the ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/4/2017 9:20:00 AM
  • Freaky huge fish that were actually caught
  • This freak of nature isn't alone either. A similar gar was captured in Mississippi, and expert fishermen agree there are plenty more of them out there too. Just one more reason to swim in the hotel pool and that's it. The Fraser River, located in British .
  • grunge.com
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  • 5/3/2017 9:38:00 PM
  • Kids Fishing Rodeo a success with 300 kids fishing
  • The U.S. Forest Service and the Mississippi Wildlife & Fisheries were also sponsors of the fishing rodeo. The Chamber of Commerce thanks them for their donations and hard work to make the fishing rodeo possible. K&M Portables made a donation to the fishing
  • choctawplaindealer.com
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  • 5/3/2017 8:35:00 PM
  • Fishing good at Lake Mary Crawford
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Bass fishing is good. One angler caught five and another caught 14 this week. Black or ..
  • Daily Leader
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  • 5/3/2017 2:53:00 AM
  • Connell holds off KVD for first Elite Series win
  • Dustin Connell, a 26-year-old rookie who came up through the college fishing ranks, punctuated a dazzling week in Mississippi with a 12-15 limit today that allowed him to hold off a furious charge from Kevin VanDam and capture his first Elite Series title
  • BassFan
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  • 5/1/2017 8:39:00 PM
  • Want to win $25K and a new truck? All it takes is a record-breaking fish
  • The tournament reserves the right to keep any competitive fish for display. All registered boats must leave from a Mississippi port and all fish eligible for prize consideration must be brought to the scales, by water, aboard the registered boat on ...
  • Sun Herald
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  • 4/30/2017 7:05:00 AM
  • Here's all the fishing tournaments on the Mississippi Coast
  • June 3-4: Ocean Springs Marine Mart Fishing Rodeo at Ocean Springs Harbor June 10: Ocean Springs Elks Junior Fishing Rodeo at the Old Elks Lodge site June 5-11: The Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic at Point Cadet Marina
  • Sun Herald
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  • 4/30/2017 6:17:00 AM
  • 10-year-old boy fishes 61-pound catfish out of Mississippi River
  • A 10-year-old Quincy boy caught a catfish almost as big as him. According to the Quincy Herald Whig, Jayden Hills hooked a 61-pound catfish wile fishing with his dad, Jason, and commercial angler Michale Matlick near Lock and Dam 21 in Quincy. Jayden used
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  • 4/28/2017 9:42:00 PM
  • Mississippi Passes Bill to Allow More Veterans to Hunt and Fish for Free
  • Disabled veterans in Mississippi will soon be able to hunt and fish for free at certain venues. On April 13, a senate bill was signed to benefit of disabled combat veterans. It will go into effect on July 1. Republican Gov. Phil Bryant wrote a bill to ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 4/28/2017 1:43:00 PM
  • State record fish includes one at Calling Panther in Copiah County
  • JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau announced that four state fishing lake record fish were caught over the weekend. Ray Newsome of Columbia caught a lake record bluegill (11 ounces ...
  • copiahcountycourier.com
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  • 4/27/2017 3:11:00 PM
  • Sensitive areas, fish and beavers are some of the topics considered
  • The resolutions passed respectively in 70, and 55 of the state’s 72 counties. A proposal to restrict the daily walleye limit on the Mississippi River to three fish over 18 inches from March 1 to May 31 received support from 83 percent of county meeting ...
  • SW News 4u
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  • 4/27/2017 1:22:00 PM
  • Mississippi DWFP Invites Youth to Fishing Rodeos
  • JACKSON -Youth 15 years and younger are invited to fishing rodeos being held at three locations across the state on Saturday, May 6. All events are free, and they provide a good opportunity for young anglers to fish a lake that is well stocked with catfish
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/27/2017 4:29:00 AM
  • Fishing stays steady throughout the area
  • Below are the most current reports on fishing conditions of lakes in the area. Information is courtesy of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Lake Lincoln State Park Bass fishing is good on spinnerbaits, flukes and soft plastic ...
  • Daily Leader
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  • 4/27/2017 1:21:00 AM
  • Pro bass fishing returns to Barnett Thursday
  • The public is invited to weigh-ins daily, as well as the Outdoor Expos at the Rez presented by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks on Saturday and Sunday. The Expo and the Elite weigh-in will be held at Old Trace Park in Ridgeland .
  • mississippitoday.org
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  • 4/26/2017 3:39:00 PM

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