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

Smallwood State Park Hosts 3rd Annual Triathlon

MARBURY — Smallwood State Park and Set Up Events, Inc. expects to host more than 300 athletes for the 3rd Annual General Smallwood Triathlon on Sunday, June 29 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To accommodate the triathlon, Smallwood State Park’s boat launch ramps will close from 5 a.m. to…


June’s Diamond Jim Still On The Loose

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Anglers in Maryland have just 8 days left to catch June’s Diamond Jim rockfish as part of the 2008 Maryland Fishing Challenge. The lucky angler who catches the genuine June Diamond Jim, a chartreuse-tagged rockfish, in the Chesapeake Bay or its tributaries from now until midnight on…


Education, Wildlife Projects Announced for 2008

The topics vary from diamondback terrapins on Tybee Island to native plants in Atlanta. But the focus is the same: Help Georgians learn about and enjoy the wildlife around them. The state Wildlife Resources Division recently approved 17 Nongame Educational and Watchable Wildlife projects for a total of $59,539 in…


Make a Catfish Fishery the Destination of Choice This Summer

Florida Fish Busters’ July 2008 By: Bob Wattendorf, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, with special thanks to Andy Strickland, FWC The living is easy in Florida this summer, and the catfish are abundant in the state’s fresh waters. Anglers from throughout the United States and from numerous countries around…


Dove Club Permits Go On Sale July 1

Seven special-opportunity dove fields will be open to the public this season through the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s special-opportunity Dove Club Program. Beginning 10 a.m. (EDT) July 1, sportsmen can purchase Dove Club permits by submitting a completed Special-Opportunity Dove Club Permit Worksheet to any county tax collector’s…


Delawareans Can Save Gas by Staying Home and Celebrating July 4th With Delaware State Parks

DOVER, Del. – The staff at Delaware State Parks encourages Delawareans to join them at one of the parks that features fun and exciting events for families and individuals. Dawn Morris, Marketing Director, points out that, “No matter where you live in the state, there is a park nearby with…


Governor Rell Announces Free Swim Lessons at State Parks and YMCAs

Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Connecticut Alliance of YMCAs are teaming up to help make certain Connecticut’s families are safe at the beach or swimming pool this summer by sponsoring numerous activities for a Water Safety Week and offering…


Fish Disease Found in Ohio Reservoir

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHSv), a virus that causes disease in fish but does not pose any threat to public health, was confirmed present in muskellunge sampled during routine egg collection in Clear Fork Reservoir in late April. The virus was found…


Initial Assessments of Waterfowl Breeding Habitat Conditions Available at www.Flyways.us

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and Canadian Wildlife Service (CWS) are making available the initial assessments of waterfowl breeding habitat conditions in new video segments posted on the agencies’ joint website www.Flyways.us. These assessments offer a first glimpse of habitat conditions and the status of waterfowl populations entering the…


Maine Fishing Report For the Week beginning June 23, 2008

The Fish Report is written by Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife biologists. Starting this week, the report will begin an alternating weekly schedule throughout the summer. For more fishing information, visit www.maine.gov/ifw. Region A – Southwestern Maine This past Sunday I had a ton of chores to do…