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

Northern Snakehead Fish Found in Catlin Creek in the Town of Waywayanda, Orange County

DEC Notifying Riparian Landowners of the Possible Use of Aquatic Pesticide and Holding a Public Meeting In late May 2008, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Fisheries staff responded to a report by a local fisherman of an invasive species in Catlin Creek near Ridgebury Lake in the…


NYDEC Announces Temporary Closure of Three Shellfishing Areas

North Shore Areas To Be Closed Over Fourth of July Holiday, Expected to Reopen July 10 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis today announced the temporary closure of three shellfishing areas on the north shore of Long Island during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday….


King Salmon Bag Limits Increased in Two Areas Near Sitka

Sitka – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced today that bag and possession limits are being increased for all anglers (resident and nonresident) in the Hidden Falls and Silver Bay saltwater areas to harvest hatchery-produced king salmon.  Beginning 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, the daily bag and possession…


Successful San Francisco Bay Halibut Catch Triggers DFG Survey to Ensure Sustainable Fishery

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will monitor the San Francisco Bay halibut fishery to ensure that current regulations are protecting the species from overfishing. Recreational anglers and commercial hook-and-line fishermen are harvesting a higher than normal number of halibut from the bay for this time of year. “This…