Fishing News Archive

Do salmon feed in freshwater rivers and streams?

It has long been believed by scientists and anglers alike that Pacific salmon stop feeding when they enter freshwater rivers and streams for their annual spawning run. Sure, they take the occasional salmonid egg, but it’s argued

Company fined for polluting Monongahela River and tributaries

A truck washing company was recently fined after pleading guilty to illegally disposing of wash water into several tributaries of the Monongahela River. According to this press release from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission: A Fairfield,

Tailwater management and trout reproduction

Last month, The Fisheries Blog ran a very interesting piece on flow management and trout populations. The author discuses the impact increased flow has had on population in a section of the Colorado River: “A thriving tailwater

Potential world record coho salmon caught and released in New York

On September 19, angler Tom Olivio of Montana caught and released what he claims could have been a world record coho (silver) salmon on the Salmon River in upstate New York. The Salmon River is home to