This year had the lowest average hypoxic volume since monitoring began 39 years ago and dissolved oxygen conditions in the Chesapeake Bay mainstem of Maryland and Virginia were much better than average for May-October 2023. .
Recently, in response to continued growth and dynamic product development, Z-Man added two new positions to its talented roster of fishing tackle talent.
Introducing the Carnage III series, a remarkable evolution of one of PENN's most successful rod lines, featuring seven new West Coast models, including specialized rail rod models designed to meet the demands of anglers battling large, hard-fighting tuna.
A growing shark population throughout the Gulf of Mexico is encouraging fishery managers to open further harvest of some species.
Academy opened 14 new stores in fiscal 2023 and plans to continue its expansion efforts with the goal of opening a total of 120 to 140 new stores by the end of 2027.
The Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA California) will offer three great ways to join or renew memberships during the popular Bart Hall Fishing Tackle and Boat Show at the Long Beach Convention Center, which takes place earlier in the season than ever, January 25-28, 2024.
This is a rare instance of a flounder with full pigment on both the "eye" side and the "blind" side, known as "complete ambicoloration."The fish was caught in Mosquito Lagoon near the town of Oak Hill, on Florida's central east coast.
Ice Pros Brad Hawthorne, Joel Nelson, and Brian “Bro” Brosdahl Share Their Experiences With Brand-New Northland Fishing Tackle® Super-Glo Spoons.
The X12 features 12kW power, the X20 generates 20kW of power and the X40, which made its debut at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this year, boasts 40kW of power.
For catching snook, tarpon, lunker reds and giant sea trout, nothing beats this tough, lively and durable mullet imitation from Z-Man.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges the public to practice ice safety on all of Wisconsin’s waterbodies and remember that no ice is safe ice.
The team where Jordan and Matt Lee got their start earns the national championship over contender Montevallo.
The Savage Gear Manic Shrimp V2, an ultra-realistic soft lure, comes in two models, Ready to Fish (RTF) with three sinking and two slow sink sizes and Weedless (WL) with two slow sinking sizes.
Rapala, the world’s largest manufacturer of fishing lures and other fishing-related products, will join the Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) as a premier sponsor of the ABT Tournament Series and 100 Series in 2024.
Molly Drenkard oversees the Association’s strategic communications related to policy and government engagement on behalf of the $230 billion U.S. recreational boating industry. In addition, Drenkard will oversee NMMA’s public affairs efforts in Canada.
The upcoming 2024 “Passion to Profession” NPAA Conference in Fort Myers, Florida, January 5 – 7, 2024, promises to provide attendees with incredible “can’t miss” career-building, educational and networking opportunities, many of them in small breakout sessions and educational workshops throughout the course of each day.
These attractors were designed to be angler-friendly and will enhance recreational fishing by providing fish habitat in areas mostly devoid of other cover.
During ICAST 2023, Outdoor Stewards of Conservation Foundation (OSCF) partnered with the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and top industry manufacturers to better inform and thank anglers for leading the way in conservation funding.
Oceanic whitetip sharks, once abundant across the globe, are now listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. However, a forthcoming recovery plan is designed to help bring this species back from the brink.
Whether the anglers on your gift list fish for bass, trout, crappie, walleye, pike, or something else, Al’s Goldfish has something that will make their fishing experience more memorable and your gift one that will reel in memories (and fish) for years to come.
High interest rates may slow boat sales, says this well-known industry research company, and consumable sales, including lures and lines, may slow as well.
Fishing in Florida is often determined by the weather conditions, and anglers competing in the 2023 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Team Championship will have to decipher how the bass are reacting to the weather, according to St. Croix Bassmaster Opens pro Blake Smith.
Macalanda has seen explosive growth and viewership from his own start-up fishing brand, Fish Boss, which was the fastest-growing fishing account on TikTok in 2022, reaching 100,000 followers in 5 months and a total of 58 million views.
In addition to the current All Tackle and Fly-Fishing Weight categories, the FWC will add a Youth Weight category for anglers aged 15 and under, and Youth and Adult Length categories to allow for catch-and-release records.
WON Bass, a division of Western Outdoor News and the longest-running Western bass fishing tournament circuit, has announced new partnerships for the 2024 WON Bass Western Opens Series of events and more incentives for its participants.
From Key Largo to Key West, visitors can view the parades from the shore or excursion craft, or even become part of the fun by adorning their own boats with dazzling lights and eye-catching seasonal decorations.
AFTCO will continue its long-standing partnership as a supporting sponsor of the six-series Bassmaster Tournament Trail, outfitter for B.A.S.S. staff and marshals and title sponsor for one of the Elite season’s most anticipated events — the AFTCO Bassmaster Elite at Lake Fork, which will be held Feb. 29-March 3, 2024.
While the fast-growing introduced catfish eat tons of menhaden and blue crabs, one even ate a whole wood duck!
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has confirmed the capture of 323 invasive carp on Thursday, Nov. 30 in Pool 6 of the Mississippi River, near Trempealeau, Wisconsin. Species captured were 296 silver carp, 23 grass carp, and 4 bighead carp.

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