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

Spring Mill State Park To Host Pioneer Heritage Days, Aug. 2-3

 Step back in time on Aug. 2- 3 in the Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park to celebrate Pioneer Heritage Days. During the fun-filled weekend, visitors can explore the life of a pioneer with toys, games, leather working, hog-calling, and other pioneer activities and demonstrations. The annual cornmeal cook-off…


Ouabache State Park To Host Perseids Meteor Shower Party, Aug. 9

Make your wish upon a shooting star as like-minded sky watchers gather at Ouabache State Park to enjoy the annual Perseids meteor shower at 10:30 p.m. on Aug 9. Stretch out on a blanket or bring a folding chair to watch the night sky light up with shooting stars. Learn…


Illinois Controlled Pheasant Hunting Reservation Information now Available Online

Online Applications for IDNR-Managed Sites Begin Aug. 4 SPRINGFIELD, IL – Controlled pheasant hunting opportunities will be available at 18 Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) sites this fall, and the 2008-09 season dates and permit reservation information are now available online. Fourteen of the sites will be operated by…


New Records and Recognition Program For White-tailed Deer

The Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has developed a new records and recognition program for white-tailed deer taken in Alabama – the Records of Alabama’s White-tailed Deer (RAWD). The demand for information on the largest bucks harvested in Alabama led to…


Report: Number of Blue Crabs in Bay Remains Below Long-Term Average

The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crab population remained below the long-term average in 2007, according to a report approved by the NOAA-chaired Fisheries Steering Committee. The population of spawning-age blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay in 2007-08 was 120 million, down from 143 million in 2006-07. The interim target population for…


South Carolina Freshwater Fishing Report – 7/28/2008

Fishing trends courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Very good. Very nice catches of large rainbow trout are being reported trolling in 70 – 90 feet of water using trolling spoons or large plugs; also pull large live shiners in…


South Carolina Weekly Saltwater Fishing Report – 7/28/2008

Fishing trends courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. Little River Flounder: Excellent. Flounder continue to be caught in Cherry Grove and 53rd area creeks using mud minnows. Flounder are also being taken at the Little River jetties. Sheepshead: Very good. Sand fleas and fiddler crabs…


South Carolina Weekly Tidetable – 7/28/2008

S.C. Weekly Tidetable Tides at Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) Get specific tide information for various SC stations. MONDAY, July 28 04:17AM 4.7 H 10:35AM -0.3 L 05:04PM 6.2 H 11:40PM 0.5 L TUESDAY, July 29 05:24AM 4.8 H 11:38AM -0.4 L 06:08PM 6.4 H WEDNESDAY, July 30 12:40AM 0.2 L 06:29AM…


New Rule Governs Release of Mute Swans

RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission hopes a new regulation concerning mute swans will protect the state’s native waterfowl and aquatic vegetation. The law, effective July 1, makes it unlawful for an individual to release mute swans into public waters. It also requires individuals who release the…


DEM To Host 3rd Great Outdoors Pursuit Event in Conjunction With Governor’s Bay Day

Sh-h-h — Participants Must Figure Out Event Location from Clues Provided by DEM PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management continues its search for families to play the 2008 Rhode Island Great Outdoors Pursuit, a contest that encourages Rhode Islanders to enjoy the recreational resources and outdoor activities our state…