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

Conservation Camps Partner With Summer Food Service Program

WATERBURY, VT – Vermont Fish & Wildlife – Green Mountain Conservation Camps is participating in the Summer Food Service Program for Children. Funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, the program is designed to ensure that children who rely on free or reduced price meals during the school year continue…


Long Winter Hurts Big Game Survival

Flies buzz around the elk carcass as the research biologist examines the marrow in a leg bone, looking for clues to whether the starving calf was killed by a mountain lion or wolves. “It’s a dark red; it’s gelatin,” Fish and Game biologist Craig White said as he pointed to…


Elk Workshop Coming To Mccall

Teachers, scout leaders and anyone else interested in elk may want to attend an educational workshop coming to the University of Idaho’s McCall Field Campus in June. At WILD about Elk participants will learn about the natural history of elk and ways to teach others about it. The class will…


Jocassee Gorges Angler Access Area Now Features Barrier-Free Fishing

The new and improved Dug Mountain Angler Access Area, a popular fishing spot within Jocassee Gorges in northern Pickens County, was the site of a celebration May 22. Duke Energy, Trout Unlimited and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) cooperated on the special project to improve access and site…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Hall Shows Schoolchildren How to Catch Fish on National Mall

To help kick off  National Fishing and Boating Week, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall joined more than 300 students from Washington, D.C. schools to fish for largemouth bass, perch and bluegill at Constitution Gardens pond on the National Mall. Hall was joined by officials from the…


Gov. Sanford Signs New Santee Cooper Striped Bass Regulations

Governor Mark Sanford signed new striped bass regulations into effect on May 21, 2008 for the Santee Cooper system. The new regulations will act as a first step to combat the population decline of the striped bass fishery in the Santee Cooper System by reducing the amount of fish an…


Alligator Hunting Season Applications Now Available Online

The General Assembly recently passed legislation to allow for an alligator hunting season beginning this fall. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Alligator Management Program will continue to issue permits for the removal and disposition of alligators that cause problems for property owners, property owners associations, property holding companies,…


South Carolina Saltwater Fishing Trends – 6/2/2008

For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Little River Strong winds have continued to make for tough fishing this week in the Little River area. Spottail Bass: Fair. Anglers are catching spottail bass along structure in the ICW, around creek mouth drains, and in the upper creeks using…


South Carolina Freshwater Fishing Trends – 6/2/2008

For more recent updates and further information visit www.SCFishingReport.com Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Very good. Trout are in a transitional stage right now between spring and summer patterns. They have not moved very deep yet but are going that direction. Very nice catches of large rainbow trout are being…


DNA Results Prove DFG Successfully Found And Shot Dangerous Coyote That Attacked Toddler

A coyote that attacked a toddler in Lake Arrowhead May 6 is no longer a threat to the community. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) announced today that conclusive DNA evidence proves that the coyote shot by a DFG game warden on May 8 was the one responsible for…