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

Tennessee State Parks Offer Summer Vacation Fun on Less Than A Tank of Gas

Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee State Parks offer summer vacation fun on less than a tank of gas. With unique recreation opportunities, high-quality accommodations and exceptional value so close to home, Tennesseans don’t have to let rising fuel costs stall their summer plans.  There is a Tennessee State Park within an…


Amendment to the 2008 Copper River Personal Use Dip Net Salmon Fishery Schedule

The Chitina Subdistrict will remain closed until Thursday June 5 at 7:59 p.m. Fish passage past the Miles Lake sonar is sufficient to allow a personal use fishery opening during the week of June 2 – 8. The duration of this opening will be 72-hours from 8:00 p.m., June 5…


NOAA Reduces Halibut Limits, and Other Regulatory Changes for Southeast Charter Anglers

Under newly released federal regulations, effective June 1, 2008 the daily bag limit for anglers fishing from a sport fishing charter vessel in IPHC Area 2C (all marine waters of southeast Alaska except Yakutat) is one (1) halibut of any size per day with a possession limit of two (2)…


Port Graham/English Bay Area Closed to Retention of Sockeye Salmon June 1 – July 31

All waters of the English Bay River drainage and Port Graham Subdistrict close to the retention of sockeye salmon at 11:59 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2008, and will remain closed through 11:59 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2008. The 2008 preseason forecast for sockeye salmon returning to the English Bay lakes…


Bait Allowed For Kenai River Early Run King Salmon Fishing Beginning June 1

Due to sufficient numbers of early run king salmon entering the Kenai River, anglers may fish with bait from a point approximately 100 yards downstream of the confluence of the Moose and Kenai rivers beginning 12:01 a.m., Sunday, June 1, 2008. All other Kenai River special provisions, methods and means,…


River Cleanups Scheduled for June through October

Get involved in keeping Missouri’s two great rivers safe and beautiful. COLUMBIA, Mo.-Missourians will have several chances to get their feet wet, their hands dirty and their senses full of grandeur at upcoming cleanup events on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Missouri River Relief and local sponsors already have held…


Anglers Asked Not To Dump Bait

Disposing of unused bait properly helps keep Missouri waters healthy JEFFERSON CITY-You are done fishing and are packing up poles, coolers and other gear. What do you do with that bucket of minnows or box of worms? Dump it on the ground or in the water, right? Wrong. According to…


IPHC Issues New Rules regarding Filleting Of Halibut at Sea

Under new federal rules that are in effect now, a halibut may not be cut into more than two ventral (bottom side) pieces, two dorsal (top side) pieces and two cheeks, all with the skin on. Anglers are allowed to consume halibut while at sea after filleting. This new rule…


Angostura Reservoir Water Levels Up, Boat Ramps Operational

HOT SPRINGS, S.D. – Recent rainfall has allowed the Game, Fish and Parks to reopen all of their boat ramps on Angostura Reservoir near Hot Springs.   According to Park Manager Willy Collignon, the reservoir is up four feet since Sunday. Recent rainfall in the area and in Wyoming drainage…


Fish and Wildlife Commission to consider modifying regulations for coastal fall chinook

SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet June 5-6 in Salem at ODFW Headquarters to consider modifying coastal fall chinook fishing regulations.  The Commission will also be asked to approve ODFW’s budget request for the 2009-2011 biennium. On Thursday, June 5 beginning at 1 p.m., the…