Fish Busters' Bulletin, by Bob Wattendorf

Fish Busters' Bulletin

Fish Busters' is a monthly column begun in 2006, written and edited by Bob Wattendorf, with assistance from Division of Freshwater Fisheries Management staff and the Community Relations Office.

The column is provided in 2 varieties. Tabloids and fishing websites receive a 1,200-word version. (To join the distribution list, contact Bob Wattendorf at 

The Community Relations Office issues an abridged version (800 words) to its news release distribution list. Archived copies in this format are listed below.

Periodic Rodman Reservoir drawdown has begun

November 02, 2015

TrophyCatch approaches 3,000 trophy bass recycled as Season 4 begins

October 01, 2015

‘Pitch It’ to save fish and wildlife

September 04, 2015

Say ‘I Do’ to getting a fishing license and helping conservation

July 30, 2015

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