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

Minden Fourth Grader Wins Free Fishing Day Poster Contest

Imagine a sunset over a small fishing hole, dad and daughter walking home along a country road after spending the day together catching fish. Fourth grader Kiersten Boyd of Piñon Hills Elementary in Minden vividly captured this image with her winning entry in Nevada’s 6th Annual Free Fishing Day Poster…


Help For Seasoned and New Anglers

Nevada anglers—including those new to the sport as well as seasoned veterans—are fortunate to have a number of readily available, free publications with up-to-date information on just about everything they need to know to enjoy fishing in the state. The most recent publication from Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), How…


Flooding Impacts State Parks Across Iowa Heading in to Camping Kick-off Weekend

Heavy rains and flooding conditions caused some campsite, road and trail closures at a number of Iowa state parks. The Iowa DNR has a list of impacted parks on its website at www.iowadnr.gov then click on State Parks, then click on Current News, Lake Levels and Construction Updates, then on…


Prairie Rescue Event Set for Big Creek State Park

Volunteers of all ages will help with a prairie rescue event at Big Creek State Park starting at 9 a.m., on May 3. Information on this and other rescue events is available at www.inhf.org/prairierescue2008.htm. The events are also listed on the Iowa DNR Keepers of the Land events calendar at…


Facts About New Trapping Procedure for Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa

To help in the detection of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in the state of Iowa, the collaborative partners of the Iowa Department of Agriculture, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa State University Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Protection and Quarantine, have rolled out a new survey initiative…


Spring Goose Production Down

For Iowa’s homegrown Canada goose flock, the hatch is on. Weather-wise, it’s been a tough spring, and wildlife biologists are predicting an overall downturn in this year’s statewide goose production. The culprit, they say, is recent widespread flooding that destroyed large numbers of Canada goose nests. “This spring, we received…


For Clear Lake’s Most Popular Game Fish – the Bite is On

CLEAR LAKE – One of my annual outdoor goals is to hook a walleye on the very first cast of the spring fishing season. Although I’ve never been successful at achieving the dream, I came pretty close this year. I didn’t begin fishing until last week, and the walleye spawn…


Deer Hunters, Wildlife Managers Agree On Enforcement

LITTLE ROCK – Listen in on a conversation about deer hunting in Arkansas, especially what is needed to improve it, and chances are about 9 in 10 that someone will comment, “They need more game wardens out there.” Wildlife officers, “game wardens” to much of the public keep busy in…


Season For Seeking Elk Permits Is Approaching

LITTLE ROCK – You’ve heard the old saying that if something’s too good to be true, then it probably is. That’s not the case with elk hunting in Arkansas. A free chance to hunt Arkansas’ largest game animal is very real and it’s coming up soon. The month of May…


Public Meetings Set To Hear Angler Comments on Regulation Changes

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will be holding 12 public meetings around the state to give anglers the opportunity to comment on the proposed fishing regulation changes for 2009. The input meetings are part of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s regulations-setting process. All the public…