Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery
Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Gov. Blagojevich Announces over $5 Million in Park Development Grants

Dollars to help fund 18 new park projects in central Illinois SPRINGFIELD, IL – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today announced $5 million in grants for dozens of projects at existing parks and development of new parks throughout central Illinois.  The funds will be used for 18 projects in central Illinois,…


Huge Striped Bass Hybrid Takes Lake Record Spot at Canton

Lifelong Oklahoma angler James Wesley Jones, Jr. of Canton said he loves fishing because it is a relaxing activity, but there was likely no relaxing going on April 19 when he landed a 23.2-lb. (23 lbs., 3 oz.) striped bass hybrid from Canton Lake. The huge fish qualifies as a…


Atlantic Herring Landing Restricted

DURHAM, N.H. — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Fisheries Division today announced that effective May 1, 2008, commercial fishermen will not be allowed to land Atlantic herring taken from Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Management Area 1A (located in the western half of the Gulf of Maine)…


DLNR and Ehawaii.gov Launch On-Line Vessel Registration System

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR), in cooperation with ehawaii.gov, has launched a new on-line service for owners of boats and other vessels registered in the State of Hawai‘i. Vessel owners can now renew their registration, purchase ramp use…


Groundfish Regulation Changes Reconsidered for North Coast, Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas Will Not Be Implemented on May 1

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today that it will not implement Yelloweye Rockfish Conservation Areas (YRCAs) under 2008 groundfish regulations. The decision was made due to concerns that additional fishing restrictions could have a negative impact on local communities already burdened with salmon closures. “Because the department…


S.C. Freshwater Fishing Trends

Mountains Area – Piedmont Area – Midlands Area – Santee Cooper System – Rivers – South Carolina freshwater fish regulations (PDF) – Purchase a fishing license – Boat Ramp Locations For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Very good. Troll from the surface…


DEC Launches Free Electronic Newsletter for All New Yorkers

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced that a new family electronic newsletter is now available to all New Yorkers named “DEC Outdoor Discovery,” that will focus on kid-friendly events and seasonally-oriented topics. “This new family e-newsletter focusing on the environment enables anyone to connect to…


Tree Planting Event in Kalkaska Planned for Sunday

In observance of Arbor Day, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) District 14, in cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources, the Cycle Conservation Club of Michigan and the Lansing Motorcycle Club, will host a tree planting event in Kalkaska on Sunday, April 27. The event starts at 9 a.m. at…


Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Awarded Grants

Jackson – Three grants totaling $172,755 have been awarded to the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries, and Parks. The main thrust of the monies is to reverse declining hunting and fishing license sales, the primary funding mechanism of the agency. The grants are proceeds from two sources: the Recreational Boating…


2008 Nonresident Deer Applications Now Available

Application may be downloaded and mailed or made directly online PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has announced that 2008 nonresident deer applications are now available online at the KDWP website, www.kdwp.state.ks.us. To apply directly online, click “License/Permit Sales” on the home page, then “Begin License/Permit Purchase.”…