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

NOAA: Seven Stocks Removed from Overfishing List, None Added

2007 status of U.S. fisheries report released NOAA announced today that seven stocks have been removed from the overfishing list and no new stocks added in their annual report to Congress on the status of fishing stocks. The report tracks both population levels and harvest rates for species caught in…


South Carolina Saltwater Fishing Trends – 6/30/2008

Fishing trends courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. Little River Spottail Bass: Fair. Anglers are catching spottail bass along structure in the ICW, around creek mouth drains, and in the upper creeks using live mud minnows and Berkeley Gulp. Flounder: Excellent. Flounder continue to be…


South Carolina Weekly Tidetable – 6/30/2008

To find times of low and high water for other coastal areas add or subtract as indicated as tides are calculated from the Charleston Customhouse Wharf: Location High Low Little River (town) +12 min. +32 min. Murrells Inlet -2 min +24 min. Georgetown (Sampit River) +1 hr.,25 min. +2 hrs.,9…


75th Anniversary Federal Duck Stamp Debuts

The first 75th Anniversary Federal Duck Stamp was sold to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall during a special ceremony hosted today by Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, near Baltimore, Maryland. Minnesota artist Joseph Hautman’s depiction of a pair of Northern pintails was selected to grace the…


Harvest Strategy for Scaup Set

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Service Regulations Committee met with consultants for the Flyway Councils to begin deliberations on the waterfowl hunting regulations for the upcoming fall season. Among a number of key issues addressed by the Regulations Committee this year was a harvest strategy for scaup. “Hunters are…


Minnesota DNR Offers Advice for Lake of the Woods and Rainy River Sturgeon Anglers

Late season lake sturgeon harvest on Minnesota/Canada border waters opens July 1 and runs through Sept. 30. A sturgeon tag is required to harvest a sturgeon, but anglers may fish catch-and-release without a tag. Sturgeon must be 45-to 50-inches, inclusive, or more than 75 inches to harvest. Immediately upon reducing…


Michigan DNR Seeks Information in Wolf Poaching Case

Department of Natural Resources officials are seeking information related to the probable poaching of a female wolf. The incident occurred in Delta County, just north of Bark River. “Our regular aerial surveys indicated the wolf was alive June 13, but her radio collar was in mortality mode when we next…


Shrimp Season to Close in Portions of Zones 1 and 3

The 2008 spring inshore shrimp season in Shrimp Management Zones 1 and 3 will close on Tuesday, July 1, at 6:00 a.m. except for the following portions of Zones 1 and 3:   Zone 1 Lake Pontchartrain including Rigoletes Pass from the mouth of Lake Pontchartrain extending eastward to the…


Avid Hunters Pursue Summer Squirrels

Mulberries and summer shade attract squirrels and hunters; season runs June 1-Feb. 28 PRATT — For outdoorsmen and women who don’t fish or just want more varied outdoor experiences in the Sunflower State, Kansas offers exciting hunting opportunities throughout the summer. Squirrel season provides that opportunity. The season opened June…


Minnesota State Parks Responds to Studies That Show Camping Does Not Come ‘Naturally’ To Some

When focus group participants were asked to name some things that kept them from going camping, many said they simply didn’t know how to camp. The focus group sessions were conducted last year by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Division of Parks and Recreation. “This came as somewhat…