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Fishing to look forward to this month

This cold spell has been quite frustrating to say the least. About the time we get a somewhat warm day, the weather turns sour again. However, rest assured that the fish will start to bite more consistently.

Meanwhile, look for shad and herring (no take on herring) to arrive in Fredericksburg in the next two weeks. The peak will likely occur mid April. Small spoons, jigs with bright colors and even darts will take fish.

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Snagged a Sunfish

Ashley Sanders of King George found that the sunfish were interested in worms on Saturday. Her dad, Gary Sanders, successfully landed a bass with a white spinnerbait. Visit here for a story and photos from the free kids’ Trout Day at Cossey Pond, held Saturday.

Photo courtesy of Gary Sanders

Annual kids free fishing Trout Day at Cossey Pond draws 60+

Despite the rain and cool temperatures, 60-plus kids turned out to fish in Old Cossey Pond in Fredericksburg on Saturday. VDGIF stocked the pond with rainbow, brown and a few golden trout the night before, and the pond was closed until the kids were able to send Berkley Trout Powerbait into the water from the perimeter banks on Saturday morning. Some kids threw brightly colored spinners and hooked fish and others simply

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Outdoors Report - March 20, 2013

Overview— Cold rain messed the rivers up again and angler participation was minimal. However, the crowds in local fishing aisles at stores picked up. Anglers are just waiting for warm weather to sneak out and toss in a line.

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Outdoors Report - March 13, 2013

We begin our outdoor report this year with just a little bit of information for you. We know with warmer weather and longer days we will get more fishing reports. Please feel free to email us reports or pictures of your fish or animals you harvest. Keep them appropriate. Remove excess blood, keep your shirts on, etc.
If you submit a report please keep it truth in location and size of the fish. I have NO INTENTION of giving

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Still cold out, but is fishing right around the corner

It is still cold outside and possibly it is my age telling on me or maybe I am just too busy to think about it much, but some anglers are starting to get antsy and get on the water. I have heard two reports over the weekend of fishing activity. Both told me of perch activity off the King George shoreline of the Rappahannock River. Both sources stated that some decent white perch were caught and one mentioned a nice ring perch as

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