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    Hook, Line & Sinker Fishing Derby

    Friday, June 8th, 2012

    During the recent Free Fishing Weekend in Iowa, Recycled Fish joined the Jasper County Conservation Board to help with their annual Hook, Line and Sinker Fishing Derby.


    Where Did the Vast Majority of Minnesota’s Large Panfish Go?

    Monday, February 7th, 2011

    by Brock Anderson Area Fishing Guide – Hang Loose Outdoors Remember when your father took you ice fishing as a kid, drilled a hole for you and a hole for him, and you sat on a 5 gallon bucket and waited for your bobber to go down?  Sometimes it never went down so you packed […]


    Ice Fishing and Stewardship

    Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

    By: SAFE Angling Director Finn Horvath with Teeg Stouffer In the northern part of the country, the landscape is covered in ice and snow.  For some anglers, relief only comes in the form of sports and outdoor expos, fishing TV shows or DVDs, hours at the fly tying bench or  and sorting, repairing, and modifying […]


    NEW SAFE Angling Profile: Frabill Conservation Series Nets

    Sunday, July 5th, 2009

    For a long time, we’ve been promoting the use of knotless, rubber mesh nets to help increase post-release survival of fish. We continue to believe that these are a good option. The only trouble: they’re heavy! Our friends over at Frabill have come up with some nets that we’re quickly falling in love with, their […]


    New SAFE Angling Profiles

    Monday, June 15th, 2009

    Now available in the SAFE Angling Online Resource Center, two new product profiles. Bioline is America’s first biodegradable fishing line, TriggerX is the latest biodegradable molded bait to appear in the marketplace.


    Deep Hooks: In or Out?

    Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

    by Ralph Manns Editor’s Note: If you’ve landed at our website, chances are good that you’re not only passionate about fishing, you’re also passionate about catch and release fishing. Ralph Manns is a leading authority on the topic of fish care, handling, and release. Take special note of this critical information that will help you […]


    Announcing: S.A.F.E. Angling

    Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

    Recycled Fish gets anglers involved as stewards of the resource both on and off the water. We’re focused on spreading the word that catch and release alone won’t solve the problems facing our fisheries. Through our “Stewardship Tips” series and other programs, we talk about what you can do off the water to help the […]


    Managing Muskies: Goal Oriented Selective Harvest Approach

    Monday, June 4th, 2007

    A GOAL ORIENTED SELECTIVE HARVEST APPROACH Managing Muskies Dave Neuswanger MuskiesFirst Published May 30, 2007 We are fortunate that most musky anglers practice catch-and-release fishing these days. Safe to say that over 95% of all legal-size muskellunge caught by anglers targeting muskies are released voluntarily. In general, this is good news and a vast improvement […]


    Selective Harvest

    Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

    Ever heard this one, “I had so many fish, I couldn’t even GIVE ’em all away!” This is the kind of impact on the resource that we absolutely must put an end to. The days of long stringers of dead fish, “freezers full,” and worst of all – fish killed but not used – need […]