Herring, Shad, Eels & Sturgeon – Diadromous Fish Basics

[MUSIC] Today I’m here at the St. Stephen fish lift. I’m gonna be meeting up with freshwater fisheries biologist Bill Post who’s in charge of the diadromous fish project. We’re gonna learn how different diadromous species move from down river to up river to get to their spawning grounds. [MUSIC] Well diadromous fish include a […]

What Is Illegal Fishing? | A Cartoon Crash Course

Illegal fishing. Maybe you’ve done this before on a small scale. But large-scale illegal fishing refers to criminals using massive vessels to steal tons of fish from the ocean. This can include exceeding a quota, fishing without a license, forging or doctoring licenses, using banned gear, or breaking any number of other fisheries laws. Worldwide, […]

Herring, Shad, Eels & Sturgeon – Diadromous Fish Basics

[MUSIC] Today I’m here at the St. Stephen fish lift. I’m gonna be meeting up with freshwater fisheries biologist Bill Post who’s in charge of the diadromous fish project. We’re gonna learn how different diadromous species move from down river to up river to get to their spawning grounds. [MUSIC] Well diadromous fish include a […]

Cheshire Carp and Catfish Pt1

hi and welcome to the north west carp blog today I’m targeting carp and catfish on a small Cheshire lake I’m using pellets for the catfish and this is the pellet rig I’m using I’ve drilled the pellets with a 1.5mm drill and hair rigged it using a fox pellet peg I was fishing a […]

A North West Wels Catfish caught from a Cheshire Lake

hi and welcome to the north west carp blog what you’re looking at here is me feeding chum mixers to the birds but my target on this session is a Cheshire catfish so let me explain what’s happening here because I’m sure you’re thinking it’s a bit odd underneath the target area for the mixes […]

Electrofishing Trout Run Creek

[engine noise] Good morning my name is Doug Dieterman, and I’m with Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, section of fisheries. Today, we’re at Trout Run in extreme southwest Winona County. And we’re doing a population assessment, primarily for brown trout but certainly for all fish species. This happens to be one of our long- term […]

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout: A wild hatchery story

At the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex in Gardnerville, Nevada, we work to restore a unique strain of threatened Lahontan cutthroat trout to their native waters of the Truckee River basin and Pyramid Lake. Since 1995 we have maintained a genetically unique broodstock of Pilot Peak Lahontan cutthroat trout. These fish most closely represent the […]

Trout Stocking at Blackwell Forest Preserve

♪♪ Today we’re stocking rainbow trout at Silver Lake for the 2010 fall trout program which opens up on October 16. The season is closed from October 1 to October 15 for fishing so that the trout that we are putting in today have time to acclimate, spread out throughout the lake. And then on […]

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout: A prehistoric legend returns

Lahontan cutthroat trout, which is the state fish for Nevada, has existed in the Pyramid Lake Truckee River basin since the end of the last ice age nearly 10,000 years ago. This was once the largest inland trout fishery in the world up until the 1930s, when for multiple reasons the population all but disappeared […]

Get to Know Your Seafood from Ocean to Plate

[ music and rushing water] [ music ] Narrator: We all know seafood is important for a healthy diet, but do you know where your seafood comes from? Here’s something to think about the next time you’re choosing seafood. The United States is a global leader in responsibly managed fisheries and sustainable seafood, so when […]