Recent Fish Habitat News

Wild Rose Musky Habitat Study Delayed

Last fall at the Wild Rose State Fish Hatchery in Wild Rose, Wi, State WDNR Biologists, Supervisors and staff, eagerly awaited the start of a new pilot study, incorporating artificial habitat in rearing ponds with musky, walleye and other species. Multiple offices within the WDNR, jockeyed for position to decide just what to study first.WDNR [...]

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Wisconsin DNR installs Fishiding habitat in Wild Rose Hatchery

Wisconsin DNR Installs Artificial Habitat in Hatchery to Increase Growth/Survival of Musky AUG22 As the title states, Fisheries Biologists at the Wild Rose Hatchery in central Wisconsin, believe they can improve what they do best, raise lots of healthy fish for stocking. The problem lies with how many of these stocked fish will survive to adulthood once released in [...]

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Why Fish Cribs Work and Why They Fail

SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013When I encounter fish cribs in lakes where I scuba dive, I typically see one of two opposite things: cribs holding fish, and cribs attracting no fish at all. In years of first-hand underwater observation, I have noticed that the cribs with fish share certain characteristics. So do the cribs devoid of [...]

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PotashCorp Sets New Trend In Tournament Bass Fishing

PotashCorp Sets New Trend In Tournament Bass Fishing”Helping Nature Provide” JUN142013LEAVE A COMMENT There are countless Bass fishing events that take place across our country each year, allowing participants a chance, to take home substantial prize money and products. This past weekend was no exception on J. Strom Thurmond Reservoir  in Appleton,Georgia.  With a first ever of it’s [...]

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Potash Fish Back Event coming up on June 8,9th in Appleton,Ga

http://www.odumagazine.com/Magazines/ODUSummerMay2013/#p=74

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The unexpected consequences of fighting Eurasian Watermilfoil

Lake on the Brink: The unexpected consequences of fighting Eurasian Watermilfoil By Eric Engbretson     In 2012, Greg Matzke, a fisheries biologist for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, made a startling discovery on Florence County’s Lake Ellwood. During a comprehensive fish survey which included spring, summer and fall netting and electrofishing surveys, Matzke discovered that all of the [...]

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The Importance of Fish Habitat by Babe Winkleman

The Importance of Fish Habitat The six Midwest Fish Habitat Partnerships have teamed with Babe Winkelman to produce an outstanding short piece which illustrates the work that Fish Habitat Partnerships are doing, and the importance of habitat.  View the video here. For more information on scientific data and projects completed by the partnerships, please visit the website [...]

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B.A.S.S. Promotes Fishiding for their habitat projects

Artificial Habitat Benefits Bass Fisheries Friday, March 8, 2013 at 9:21AM  ActivistAngler.com Fisheries in West Virginia and New Mexico are showcasing a new generation of manmade habitat, thanks to innovative state conservation directors in the B.A.S.S. Nation (BN). Both Jerod Harman and Earl Conway saw the need for effective and long-lasting habitat in reservoirs that endure huge water fluctuations [...]

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SOLitude and Fishiding Design Habitat Projects with Young Fishing Teams

    The first Annual North Augusta Border Bass Invitational is set for March 2, 2013 at Wildwood Park Landing, Appling, GA. There will be teams of students from middle and high schools in GA and SC that promote the sport of fishing and resource conservation through education. North Augusta Fishing Team (NAFT) goals are to promote environmental conservation and efforts [...]

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CDM Smith Engineers Insist on Fishiding Habitat for California’s Machado Lake Ecosystem Rehabilitation Project

  Machado Lake and its surrounding environment are in need of a major recovery effort. The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board has identified the lake as an impaired water body for DDT, PCBs, pesticides, ammonia, algae, eutrophic conditions, trash, and odor, all of which have negatively affected human as well as aquatic health. This [...]

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