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

Four State Forest Campgrounds Closed for Well Repairs

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that four state forest campgrounds will not be open for use due to inoperable water wells. The sites impacted are: North Gemini State Forest Campground and South Gemini State Forest Campground in Schoolcraft County; Garey Lake Trail Camp in Benzie County; and Pigeon…


Mackinac Island State Harbor and Cheboygan Lock are Open

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that Mackinac Island State Harbor and the Cheboygan Lock are now open. The Mackinac Island State Harbor had been closed since last fall for major renovations. Repairs to the facility included electrical and water upgrades; replacement of the boat slip decking and supports…


South Higgins Lake State Park Hosting Classic Cars, Boat and RV Shows in June

South Higgins Lake State Park has scheduled two back-to-back weekends of “GO-Get Outdoors” events coming up in the first half of June. On Saturday, June 7, which also happens to be Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan, the park is inviting those who want to display their classic cars and the…


L.D.W.F. To Participate in Lapsed Angler Program

In an effort to lure former Louisiana anglers back into the ranks of recreational fishing license holders, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) has joined the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) Lapsed Angler Program. LDWF will launch the campaign on May 28 and target approximately 70,000 lapsed…


Backbone State Park Closed While Storm Damage is Cleared

STRAWBERRY POINT – Work crews are clearing debris form the roads at Backbone State Park from the storm Sunday night that dumped nearly seven inches of rain in three hours. The popular park in northeast Iowa a few miles south of Strawberry Point was evacuated Sunday ahead of the storm….


New “California Outdoors Q&A” column to debut

Do you enjoy California’s outdoors but when questions come up about the fish or wildlife you see, there’s no one to ask? Need help in deciphering those sometimes complicated hunting and fishing regulations? Want tips on where to go to find some of California’s best hunting, fishing and outdoor adventures…


Statewide Deer Harvest Increases Slightly in 2007

Results of the 2007 Deer Hunter Survey conducted by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources indicate that the statewide harvest of deer last season totaled 239,193 an increase of 7 percent over last year and the first increase in harvest in 5 years.  An estimated 124,522 bucks and 114,671 does…


Urban Fishing Bulletin: Weeks of May 25 – June 7

Behind the scenes with our Arkansas catfish contractor Urban Fishing Program Manager Eric Swanson took a journey to Arkansas and back with catfish contractor, Mr. Fish, to get an in-depth, behind the scenes look at the entire catfish delivery operation.  The trip started with a one-way ticket to Little Rock,…


Over 450 Participate in Goose Creek Youth Fishing Event

The 2008 Goose Creek youth fishing event took place Saturday, May 17th with over 450 area residents participating in the activities. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) along with the city of Goose Creek hosted the event at the Goose Creek Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Complex. Youth anglers were…


Darlington County Youth Fishing Event Set for June 7

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, along with the Harry Hampton Memorial Fund, will host a youth fishing event Saturday June 7, at Dargan’s Pond in Darlington County from 9 a.m. to noon. All area youth 15 years and younger are invited to participate. Last year’s event attracted over 130…