Recent Fish Habitat News

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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​Artificial fish habitat or fish attractors, which do the fish need and why?

First off, let's not continue to confuse fish habitat with fish attractors. There are many substantial differences between the two and what each product is intended for. Both products attract fish, but only true habitat can grow more fish.    Under the Fisheries Act, fish habitat is defined as: “Spawning grounds and nursery, rearing, food supply [...]

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CRU Corner: Rating Fish Habitat Impairment in Our Nation’s Reservoirs

The U.S. Geological Survey Mississippi Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit surveyed habitat impairment in U.S. reservoirs and developed a tool for rating reservoirs relative to fish habitat status. The habitat ratings provide a measure of the overall habitat impairment status of a reservoir and can be used for rapid assessment and for comparing reservoirs. [...]

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Muskies leave wild Rose Hatchery after 10 months learning to hunt in Fishiding Habitat

We'll follow up with a full story about the release of approx. 9000 musky being studied while rearing in our habitat.

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