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

What’s Open For Hunting In Arkansas – 7/23/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and…


2008 Youth Journalism Contest Winners Announced

The Louisiana Outdoor Writers Association (LOWA) announced the winners of its 2008 Youth Journalism Contest.  The winning students will be honored at the annual LOWA conference banquet in Morgan City in October of this year. The contest is designed to build literacy among outdoor youth while promoting involvement in the…


Annual Survey of Upland Game Begins In Iowa August 1

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) annual survey of upland game populations will soon be under way with state wildlife biologists and conservation officers driving more than 200, 30-mile routes statewide from August 1-15. The August Roadside Survey, as it is called, is the DNR’s main tool for determining…


Harmonie State Park to Host Annual Luau, Aug. 1-3

Harmonie State Park says “aloha” to visitors as the park celebrates its third annual end of the summer event with games and a luau. According to assistant manager Chastity Spindler, the weekend will include activities such as hula dancing, instructions on how to make a lei, music, games, culminated by…


New Jersey’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program

The New Jersey Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has largely been incorporated into the New Jersey Outdoors Program. For information and schedule of activities click on the link below, or wait to be automatically redirected to the page. However, a special Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Coastal Workshop will be held September 5-7,…


Fawning Time is Here: Leave Them Alone!

JACKSON – July is traditionally a time in Mississippi when white-tailed deer fawns begin to appear. Each year human encounters with these new-born deer occur and questions arise as to the wellbeing of the fawn. “Starting in July we begin to get phone calls and reports of fawns being found…


Commission Adopts Furbearer Trapping Regulations

SISTERS, Ore. – The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted two-year regulations for the trapping and hunting of furbearers and other animals during its monthly meeting July 18 in Sisters. The only major change from previous regulations was a reduction in the eastern Oregon bobcat bag limit from seven to…


WDFW Iisues Safety Reminders Following Cougar Sightings in Olympia

OLYMPIA—Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officers are issuing safety advice while they continue to look for a cougar reported in several west Olympia locations over the past few weeks. Previous attempts to track the animal with hounds have been unsuccessful and have been discontinued because of the dogs’…


Commission Hears Comments on Proposed Changes to Cougar Hunting Regulations in Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission took public comment on proposed changes to cougar hunting regulations at a meeting Friday (July 18) conducted via videoconference in Olympia and Spokane. The commission, which sets policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), is scheduled to take action…


Rules in Place for Mentored Youth Hunts this Fall

RAPID CITY, S.D.–Following action by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission, a framework of rules is in place to allow mentored youth hunting in South Dakota. The commission’s action was prompted by a law passed in the last session of the Legislature that established mentored youth hunting. Now the rules…