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

Great News for Free Fishing; Scheduling Error in Your Favor, Get 2 Free Fishing Days

PHOENIX – Unlicensed anglers in Arizona are getting an unexpected late spring windfall – you can fish state waters without a valid fishing license on both June 7 and June 14 this year, said Arizona Game and Fish Department officials. “Since there has been some confusion on the ‘real’ free…


Fernandina Beach Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic Set For June 14

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for the Fernandina Beach Kids’ Fishing Clinic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling, Ft. Clinch State Park and the Sport Fish Restoration…


Diamond Jim Valued At $15,000+ On The Loose In The Chesapeake Bay & Tributaries

2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge Offers Opportunity to Win Toyota Tundra, Bass Pro Shop Boat, Bill’s Outdoors Center Gear, Smyth Diamond and Thousands in Cash for Summer Catches ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources kicked off the Diamond Jim portion of the 2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge today aboard…


Free Fishing Weekend Events Scheduled For Central and Southeast Oregon

Salem, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife invites Oregonians to fish, clam and crab for free during Free Fishing Weekend, June 7-8. As an added bonus, free fishing events around the region can help parents introduce their children to the joy of fishing. Events are typically geared…


High School Students From Across Ohio Headed to Urbana University for Annual Environmental Conpetition

Envirothon now in its 20th year! COLUMBUS, OH – One hundred students from 17 high schools, representing every part of the state, will converge at Urbana University in Champaign County from June 8-10 for the 2008 Ohio Envirothon. The annual outdoor academic competition will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year….


Mule Deer Mortality Surveys Reap Grim Results

GREEN RIVER– More than 100 volunteers assisted the Wyoming Game and Fish Department with the 15th annual western Wyoming mule deer mortality surveys held near Cokeville, Pinedale, Big Piney and Leroy. Survey coordinator Gary Fralick said the goal of the surveys is to get a sample of winter mortality on…


Mentored Youth Hunts on GFP Commission Agenda

PIERRE, S.D.—A proposal for setting regulations governing mentored youth hunting activities will be on the agenda when the Game, Fish and Parks Commission conducts its June meeting at the Ramkota RiverCentre in Pierre. The meeting is scheduled to start at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 5 and continue on Friday,…


Upcoming S.D. State Park Programs Provide Family Recreation and Education

PIERRE, S.D. – Educational and recreational programming in South Dakota’s state parks is increasing as the summer season kicks into gear. On June 14, several parks will offer programs that allow visitors to join a guided hike, learn how to cook in a Dutch oven, or just enjoy a day…


Mickelson Trail Hosts 5th Annual Walk/Ride/Run

LEAD, S.D. – Walkers, bikers and runners are invited to take part in the 5th Annual Mickelson Trail Walk/Ride/Run on June 7. The event is non-competitive, and families and work groups are encouraged to participate. Participants can walk, ride a bicycle or run. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the…


Motorists Advised of Deer on Roadways

Motorists are advised to remain alert and exercise caution when driving after dark as young-of-the-year deer are beginning to disperse from their home ranges. Increased activity by young deer is a main reason why June is considered a peak month for deer-vehicle accidents. Most accidents occur primarily at dawn and…