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

Floaters and Rafters Beware!

Montana’s annual spring high waters are flooding some rivers as snow pack in the mountains melts and spring rains continue in June. The resulting high waters,   especially on Montana’s western rivers, increase the risk of downing deaths for early season floaters.   “Spring took its time coming. Now higher temperatures…


DEM Cautions Hopkinton Residents About Fox Bite Incidents

One Fox Captured, Tests Positive for Rabies; Second Fox Remains in Wild PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management cautions residents of Hopkinton that there have been two separate incidents in the past two days of people being bitten by foxes in unprovoked attacks. One fox has tested positive for…


Kumbrabow State Forest Offers Summer Cabin and Campground Discounts

Visitors to Kumbrabow State Forest in Randolph County are being offered cabin and campground discounts this summer to help defray the high cost of travel, according to Park Supt. Stephanie Bailey. During the summer season, cabins may be rented for a full week (Monday to Monday) or a partial week…


Trout Stocked the Week of May 26-30, 2008

The following waters were stocked the week of May 16, 2008.  This concludes the 2008 spring trout stocking season. Big Clear Creek Buffalo Creek (Logan) Bullskin Run Evitts Run Gandy Creek Horseshoe Run Laurel Fork Little Clear Creek Opequon Creek Red Creek Rocky Marsh Run Shavers Fork (upper) South Branch…


DEM Offers Tips on Co-Existing With Black Bears as Public Sightings Increase

PROVIDENCE – The increased publicity about black bear sightings in Rhode Island has prompted the Department of Environmental Management to issue some tips on how to live with bears and discourage them from becoming nuisance animals. DEM is now receiving several calls a day from people who have sighted bears;…


DEM Seeks Information on Wild Turkey Brood Sightings

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management is asking Rhode Islanders to assist its Division of Fish and Wildlife’s wild turkey project by reporting any sightings of wild turkey hens with or without broods of young turkeys, known as poults. DEM biologists need the information to evaluate this year’s reproduction…


Weed Control Successful at Dewart Lake

An aquatic herbicide application two years ago to control Eurasian water milfoil in Dewart Lake has nearly eliminated the noxious non-native weed from the 551-acre Kosciusko County lake. During sampling late this month, milfoil was found at only three of 90 locations checked by DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife…


Family Fishing Days Are This Weekend

Augusta – Want to try your hand at fishing to see if you’ll like it? Want to get your kids on the water or at the rivers and streams to experience the joy of hooking a fish? This weekend is the time to do it as the Maine Department of…


DEP Reopens Tri-Mountain State Park and Portion of Mattabesett Trail After Blue Trail Range Agrees to Temporarily Close Two Shooting Areas

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) expects to reopen Tri-Mountain State Park, located in Wallingford and Durham, and the portion of the Mattabesett Trail that runs through it tomorrow (Friday, May 30) after the Blue Trail Range agreed to shut down for seven days both its 100-yard range as…


Two Fish Per Person Per Day Red Snapper Limit in State Waters

The Marine Resources Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announces that, as per regulation, a two fish per person limit for red snapper will be in effect opening day of the Gulf red snapper season on June 1, 2008. The minimum size requirement is 16 inches…