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

DFG Completes 2008 Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey; Twelve percent decrease in population seen among duck speciesMay 28, 2008Contact:

Duck populations decreased this year, the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) annual waterfowl breeding population survey shows. The breeding population of mallards decreased 24 percent, from 388,300 in 2007 to 297,100 this year. The total population of all duck species decreased from 627,600 to 554,000, which is a 12…


Dates Announced For Popular Bighorn Workshops

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering the public an opportunity to view the majestic bighorn sheep in their natural habitat during its annual Bighorn Sheep Workshops.  The workshop offers wildlife enthusiasts an opportunity to learn about these sure-footed animals and view them in their native habitat during two…


King Salmon Bag Limits Increased in Wrangell Narrows – Blind Slough For 2008

Petersburg – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Sport Fish today announced an increase in the bag and possession limit for king salmon in the Wrangell Narrows-Blind Slough Terminal Harvest Area from June 1 through July 31.  The sport fishing bag and possession limits for all anglers…


Coastal Program Meeting on Funding priorities, June 25

The DNR Lake Michigan Coastal Program (LMCP) and the Coastal Advisory Board kick off the 2009 Coastal Grants funding cycle with a public input meeting, Wednesday, June 25.  The meeting will be at Valparaiso’s Forest Park Golf Course Club House, 1155 Sheffield Dr., at 6:15 p.m. “The first step of…


Elk application deadline is rapidly approaching

LITTLE ROCK – Time is ticking away for chances to win one of the permits to hunt elk in the BuffaloRiver country of Arkansas. The hunt dates this year are Sept. 22-26 and Dec. 8-12. The most pressing date at present, however, is June 2. That’s your last chance to…


Free Fishing Days Will Be June 6-8 in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – Free Fishing Days of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this year will be from noon Friday, June 6, through midnight Sunday, June 8. No sport fisherman, resident or non-resident, will be required to have a fishing license or a trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas…


2008-09 Deer Permit Application Process Begins Soon

LITTLE ROCK – Permit applications will be available for zone and WMA doe quota, youth, archery, modern gun and muzzleloader deer hunts on several AGFC wildlife management areas and deer zones throughout the state. Applications may be picked up at Arkansas Game and Fish Commission offices, license dealers around the…


Nature Trail Renamed to Honor Former AGFC Employee

MAYFLOWER – Many years ago, Bell Slough was just the swamp across the highway from the Camp Robinson Wildlife Demonstration Area and was known as a problem for those Arkansas Game and Fish Commission employees that tried to manage it. One employee saw beauty in its murky water. Kenny Vernon,…


Deer Harvest Up From Previous Year, Commission Told

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioners from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission were briefed last week on the state’s recent deer season harvest. Brad Miller, AGFC deer program coordinator, told the Commission the harvest was up almost 4,200 deer from the 2006-07 season. The northwest part of the state saw the…


Cause of Growth on Norfolk Botanical Garden Eaglet Confirmed

Richmond, VA — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) received confirmation today from the Southeastern Cooperative for Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS) in Athens, Georgia, that the cause of the growth on the Norfolk Botanical Garden eaglet is avian pox. Avian pox is a viral disease that is…