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 Teams Up With Local Experts to Restore Alabama Shorelines

NOAA has announced plans to invest $1 million over three years to help restore Alabama’s Mobile Bay, partnering with local organizations and citizens to reverse the loss of wetlands caused by coastal development. As part of an innovative restoration practice called “Living Shorelines,” NOAA’s Restoration Center will work with a…


Take a Break with Family and Friends During Iowa Free Fishing Weekend

DES MOINES – As Iowa gears up for Free Fishing Weekend, June 6-8, families can get hooked on the benefits of reducing stress and spending time together while fishing. “Iowa is home to more than 300 lakes and more than 10,000 miles of fishable streams, providing plenty of fishing opportunities,”…


Go Fish, No License Needed

The one day each year that a fishing license is not required for anyone is Free Fishing Day – this year on Saturday, June 7. Free fishing includes salmon; anglers don’t need a license or salmon permit, but they are still subject to all bag and possession limits. To go…


Salmon Season Boundary Correction

A news release sent out Thursday, May 22, included an incorrect boundary description for Chinook fishing water on the Upper Salmon River. The Upper Salmon will be open from June 19 until August 2 or until further notice, from the Highway 75 Bridge – milepost 213.5 – about nine miles…


Ask Idaho Fish and Game: When do leftover trophy tags go on sale?

Question. When do leftover trophy tags go on sale? Answer. The second controlled hunt application period for 26 leftover moose hunt permits runs from June 15 through June 25. There are no leftover sheep or goat permits. The application period for leftover tags for deer, elk, antelope and fall black…


Fishing & Boating, An Economic Get-away That Benefits All Virginians

For less than the cost of a full tank of gas, a family of four can fish for a year. Richmond, VA — With the weather warming up, people are thinking about getting outdoors and spending time with family and friends. However, with rising fuel costs, many people are looking…


Enjoy Vermont Days, June 14th and 15th

WATERBURY, VT – Celebrate the arrival of summer and enjoy a free sample of Vermont’s excellent fishing, state parks and historic and cultural resources on Vermont Days, Saturday and Sunday, June 14 and 15. All Vermont State Park day areas, state-owned historic sites, and the Vermont Historical Society Museum will…


Nonlead Ammunition Regulation For Hunting In Condor Range Starts July 1

The law requiring the use of nonlead ammunition in historic California condor range takes effect July 1. Different brands and types of certified bullets meeting the nonlead requirements are currently available from eight different companies and come in a variety of calibers and styles. A list of certified bullets, packaged…


DEM’s Bay Line Opens For Summer Season

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that its seasonal 24-hour Bay Line telephone information line is now open. The Bay Line number, 222-8888, is toll-free within the state. Bay Line provides Rhode Islanders with a central telephone number to leave a recorded message about any sign of Bay-related…


Wildlife Photo Contest Now Accepting Entries

Are you one of those people that love viewing Arizona wildlife and the challenge of photographing it?  The Arizona Game and Fish Department invites all shutterbugs to get out, take pictures of Arizona wildlife and submit them for the third annual calendar photo contest. Thirteen winning wildlife images will grace…