Recent Fish Habitat News

The Science Behind Fishiding Artifical Fish Habitat-Time Lapse Video (Part 1 of 10)

The Science Behind Fishiding Artificial Fish Habitat (part 1 of 10):By David Ewald & Eric EngbretsonPart One: How They WorkFishiding Artificial Fish Habitat isn’t designed in and of itself to attract game fish. Instead, its purpose is to provide indispensable cover for juvenile and YOY fish. It’s this congregation of juvenile and forage fish that [...]

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Reservoir habitat artificial reef design criteria

The morphology and complexity of habitat can be one of the more important factors influencing the effectiveness of structure as fish habitat. Relationships between habitat and species associations may best be summarized by the habitat diversity hypothesis, which states that species diversity increases with increasing availability of habitat types (Kovalenko et al. 2012). Fish abundance, [...]

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HOMES FOR FISH: HABITAT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT UNDERWAY AT ROOSEVELT LAKE

In first phase of long-term project on Tonto National Forest lakes, AZGFD biologists sink fish habitat structuresHabitat is dropped into Roosevelt Lake Thursday, April 20.PHOENIX – They are manmade homes for fish, some made of concrete, others of PVC, and like building a neighborhood, provide the architecture for sustainable life.The first step in placing fish [...]

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Fishiding HighRise Habitat Standing Tall in Arizona Reservoirs

It's begun! Some of our fisheries biologists began a Salt River chain-lakes habitat improvement project Thursday morning by dropping Fishiding structures made of reclaimed PVC materials to the bottom of Roosevelt Lake.Habitat is important for fish spawning, recruitment, growth, health and populations. These artificial structures attract bait fish, which then attract predatory fish for sport-fishing [...]

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TPWD collaborates on project to improve fish population at Proctor Lake with Fishiding and other products for the fish

Homer: TPWD collaborates on project to improve fish population at Proctor Lake Posted: Yesterday 9:05 p.m.0 CommentsBy Michael Homer Jr., Special to the Reporter-NewsIncreases in water levels are essential for restoring fish habitat and bringing local fisheries back to thriving after a period of prolonged drought. During droughts, fish can lose important habitat, which can render [...]

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Seneca Nation Project Update with Fishiding Habitat on Allegany Reservoir

  Seneca fishery grantShane Titus, Seneca Nation of Indians fisheries manager, explains the significance of the fish habitat structures being placed on the bottom of portions of the Allegheny Reservoir under a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant. The structures are made of scrap vinyl siding components, which promote algae growth and provide shelter for fish.Posted: [...]

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AZGFD’s habitat enhancements with Fishiding habitat gets green light to begin installations

A return to glory: AZGFD’s habitat enhancements coming to Salt River-chain lakesPosted in: News Media Aug 9, 2016:  Fish take protection in underwater structure.This fall, the Arizona Game and Fish Department plans to use a crane on a 36-foot pontoon boat to sink fish habitat -- critical to anglers’ fishing opportunities -- into lakes along the [...]

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Allegany Reservoir habitat Project Update

Reconnecting 10 landlocked areas to the Allegany Reservoir improves resiliency for tribal community and wildlife10/21/2015Last edited 10/21/2015Contact: Rob Blumenthal (NFWF),Rob.Blumenthal@NFWF.org, 202-595-2457 A $350,000 project to restore riparian buffer and reconnect 10 landlocked areas to the Allegany Reservoir improves resiliency for Seneca Nation’s tribal community and wildlife.In June 2014, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) awarded [...]

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