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

Special Hunts Application Deadline In Kansas Is July 15

Limited but high-quality hunts designed for everyone; application deadline July 15 PRATT — Each year, the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) offers a number of special hunts on KDWP land. Hunters looking for a high-quality hunting experience are encouraged to apply for these special hunts. Dozens of specially-planned,…


Bear Hunting Licenses Still Available for Western U.P. Management Units

Department of Natural Resources wildlife officials today announced the leftover bear licenses for the third hunt period in the western Upper Peninsula will go on sale July 7 at all license agents and online through the DNR’s e-license system. A total of 341 licenses — 201 for the Bergland Management…


State Parks Ready for Country Stampede, Independence Day Despite Some Flooding

Although last week in June finds many parks inundated, hopes rise with lower waters PRATT — As the last weekend in June approaches, some state parks in the eastern portions of Kansas are struggling with flooded facilities. Activities at these parks may be limited the weekend of June 28-29, but…


Iowa Pheasants Endure Brutal Winter, Cold Wet Spring

BOONE – Iowa’s hard winter and cool, wet spring made life here difficult for pheasants. Take away places to hide from the weather or predators, and to hatch young, and life gets even more challenging. “There is no question that weather conditions this past winter and spring was bad for…


Hunters Bagged 630,000 Roosters in Iowa

DES MOINES – More than 109,000 pheasant hunters harvested 630,000 roosters in 2007, keeping Iowa among the national leaders in pheasant hunting. The harvest estimates are based on a survey of small game hunters. The 2007 pheasant harvest was a 16 percent decline from 2006, when hunters harvested nearly 750,000…


Iowa Trails Receive National Recognition

The trails at Mines of Spain are some of the best in Iowa’s state parks and by being designated as part of the National Trails System by the U.S. Department of Interior on June 4; the trails are now in elite company. Iowa had 16 trails or portions of trails…


Country Music Singer Darnell Miller Performing at Pipestem Resort Amphitheater June 28 Part of 2008 Pipestem Amphitheater Schedule

Darnell Miller  is a veteran of country music and is scheduled to perform at Pipestem Resort State Park Saturday, June 28.  Spanning a singing career from the late 1950s through today, Miller brings traditional country sounds to the amphitheater stage. Pipestem Superintendent, Steve Bolar is pleased to have Darnell Miller…


Ladies Only Home Study Hunter Education Offered In Vermont

WATERBURY, VT – Women are demonstrating every day that they are increasingly aware of the many outdoor opportunities Vermont has to offer. With increasing awareness, comes increasing demand for exposure and training. The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is very pleased to announce a  Ladies Only  Home Study Hunter Education…


Smallmouth Bass Assessment Underway on West Branch of Susquehanna

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is reminding anglers to report tagged smallmouth bass in order to help the agency with a population assessment on a section of the lower West Branch of the Susquehanna River. The commission is currently conducting the assessment and an angler…


Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners Approves Additonal Urban Deer Management Option

Continuing to implement recommendations of its Urban Deer Management Plan, the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to a regulatory change to allow homeowners associations and nonprofit land-holding organizations to apply for a Deer Control Permit under the same process provided for political subdivisions, such as boroughs…