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

Southern Maryland Ranger Named Maryland Forester Of The Year

Forest Service Honors Four Who Make A Difference ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently honored four Maryland Forest Service employees for their leadership and outstanding contributions to protecting and enhancing Maryland’s forests and green-spaces. Forester Brian Stupak of Lusby, Md. was named Maryland Forester of the…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 5/28/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501)223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us   This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for May 28. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or e-mail us…


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 5/28/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones:  Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and…


FWC Officers Arrest 2 for Snook, Lobster Violations

Two Miami-Dade County men face a total of seven charges following a routine inspection May 24 in the Florida Bay near the Channel 5 Bridge in Monroe County. FWC Officer Liz Riesz found 33-year old Adel A. Fontes of Miami-Dade County scaling a snook and observed another snook already scaled…


Ocean Salmon Fishery Opens June 1 With a Focus on Chinook, Conservation

OLYMPIA – The sport fishery for salmon begins June 1 off the southern coast of Washington, where the first anglers of the season will cast off from Westport and Ilwaco a full month earlier than usual. On June 3, salmon fishing begins on the north coast out of LaPush and…


FWC Investigators Appeal For Public’s Help

Investigators with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) are putting together pieces of the puzzle surrounding the death of 24-year-old kayaker Eric Toothaker in Santa Rosa Sound on Monday.  However, they still need the public’s help. “We know Eric sent a text message to his wife at approximately…


Gulf Red Snapper Sport Season Reopens in Federal Waters

The recreational harvest season for red snapper in Gulf of Mexico federal waters opens on June 1 and will close on Aug. 5.  Gulf federal waters extend beyond nine nautical miles from shore off of Florida. The red snapper sport harvest season opened on April 15 in Gulf state waters…


Hunter safety Course Scheduled in Glades County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will host the field day portion of the free hunter safety course on June 7 in Glades County. Participants must have completed the hunter safety Web course and must bring the printout of the final report to the class. Participants will spend…


Panama City Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic Set for June 7

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for Florida’s marine environment, and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for the Panama City Kids’ Fishing Clinic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling, Half Hitch Tackle and the Sport Fish Restoration Program…


Input Sought on Plans for Restoration Project at San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Public Meeting Set for May 30 in Vallejo, Calif. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will host a public meeting Friday (May 30) at Mare Island in Vallejo, Calif., to solicit comments on its proposal to restore 1,500 acres on the Cullinan Ranch Unit of San Pablo Bay National Wildlife…