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

Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners Takes Step To Expanded Mentored Youth Opportunities

HARRISBURG – Taking a step forward to grow the agency’s popular Mentored Youth Hunting Program (MYHP), the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave preliminary approval to add coyotes to the list of species that may be hunted by youths under the age of 12 while under the supervision of…


White-tailed Deer in New Jersey

New Jersey’s deer herd is a major component of the landscape throughout all but the most urbanized areas of the state. Deer affect our forests, farms, gardens, backyards and roadways. From a population reduced to a handful of deer in the early 1900s they rebounded during the 20th century to…


2008 N.H. Deer Hunting Seasons Set

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s deer hunting seasons have been established for this fall, and the outlook is generally good in spite of the challenging winter of 2007-2008.  The impact of the cold, snowy winter on parts of the deer herd in New Hampshire suggests that 2008 may not be…


Public Meeting July 16 on National Saltwater Angler Registry

DURHAM, N.H. — A new national saltwater angler registry will go into effect on January 1, 2009.  To help inform saltwater anglers in New Hampshire about the upcoming change, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will sponsor a public informational meeting about the national registry on July 16, 2008,…


DNR Sponsors Raising Horseshoe Crabs In The Classroom Workshop For Teachers

ANNAPOLIS — On Wed., June 25, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) hosted a one-day workshop to train teachers on Raising Horseshoe Crabs in the Classroom environmental educational curriculum. Raising Horseshoe Crabs in the Classroom offers students the opportunity to better understand the scientific process through hands-on data collection…


New FWC Rules Require Tags on Passive Fishing Gear

Passive fishing gear – things like trotlines, crab traps, bush hooks and other devices that catch fish in fresh water while the fisherman isn’t present – have to be tagged with the owner’s name and address under a new rule. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) adopted new…


Online Registration Opens for Delaware Coastal Cleanup Volunteers

Volunteer registration for the Delaware Coastal Cleanup 2008 is now open online at www.dnrec.delaware.gov. This year the 23rd annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup will be held 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 20. A rain date is Sept. 27. The Delaware Cleanup is part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup…


Michigan Regional Fishing Reports – 6/26/2008

Great Lakes temperature map Perch are being caught in the Great Lakes. Inland, anglers are catching bass, pike, walleye and catfish. Lots of rock bass are also being caught. Southeast Lower Peninsula Lake Erie – Walleye fishing has improved to fair. Fish have been found in 25 to 27 feet…


Over $15,000 In Prizes Awarded At The Great Park Pursuit 2008 Finale

Families Complete Connecticut Department of Environmental Protections’ Seven-Week Outdoor Adventure at Peoples’ State Forest After visiting six different parks and forests throughout the state as part of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Great Park Pursuit adventure – which was back for a third year of play – over…


National Parks Offer Good Old Fashioned Fun for Visitors

Washington, D.C. – The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to kick-off the upcoming travel season with many new and exciting adventures awaiting park visitors, as well as traditional programs that families come back time and again to enjoy. From the shores of Maine and Alaska to the Rocky Mountains…