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

Marion Reservoir Latest Zebra Mussel Victim In Kansas

Boater, angler precautions critical to contain further spread PRATT — The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Marion Reservoir. An angler reported finding a single zebra mussel in the Cottonwood Point area of the reservoir during the past weekend. KDWP biologist Jason…


Prairie Spirit Trail In Kansas Completes Final Leg

Final leg of trail complete; online video provides preview PRATT — In May of 1992, title of the 50-mile stretch of railroad right-of-way from Ottawa to Iola was transferred to the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP), and the agency developed a three-phase plan to develop the trail and…


Lake Thompson is Draining In Virginia

Fauquier County, VA — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) recently discovered the water level was dropping at Lake Thompson, a 10-acre lake on the VDGIF’s G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area in Fauquier County, and immediately began an engineering assessment of possible causes. VDGIF, in consultation…


217,000 Walleyes Stocked in Vermont This Year

WATERBURY, VT – Vermont anglers will be glad to hear that the state’s walleye stocking program was highly successful this year.  The cooperative walleye rearing and stocking program was successful in all respects,  said Thomas Wiggins, who heads up the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s fish culture program.  We are…


South Carolina Upstate Mobility Impaired Deer Hunts Held Oct. 24-25

Mobility impaired hunters will again be treated to a very unique opportunity to attend two special deer hunts this year on about forty-five well managed and exclusive, private tracts of land in the Upstate. The hunts are scheduled for October 24-25 in Cherokee, Spartanburg and Union counties and on October…


Fifty-one Fields Available For Public Dove Hunting In South Carolina

Fifty one public dove fields will be available across the state during the 2008-09 season through the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Management Area program. The 2008-09 mourning dove season will run as follows: Sept. 1-6 (noon until sunset); Sept. 7–Oct. 4; Nov. 22-29; and Dec. 19–Jan. 15. Legal…


South Carolina DNR Offers Several Coastal Draw Deer Hunts

Several draw deer hunting opportunities will exist throughout the Lowcountry this fall and hunters are encouraged to send in their applications.  Draw hunts for still deer hunting occur on the following coastal Wildlife Management Areas (WMA’s): Bear Island, Bonneau Ferry, Donnelley, Hamilton Ridge, Palachucola, Webb, and the newly acquired Botany…


Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons To Begin Sept. 1 In Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – Expanded dove bag limits top the list of changes to dove and early Canada goose seasons that will open Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania’s 2008-09 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters, once again, will have the opportunity…


Application Period Opening for Fall Turkey Season and Special Area Deer Permits In New Jersey

Hunters are reminded that August 1st marks the opening of the application period for both Fall Turkey Permits and for Special Areas Deer Permits. Applications must be submitted before midnight on Sept. 7, 2008. Permit award notification and permit pickup begin the week of September 22. (Note: All permits awarded…


Don’t Miss Out on Fall “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” Workshop

CONCORD, N.H. — Are you a woman who would like to learn the skills you need to get started in hunting – the original outdoor challenge?  Or maybe you know a woman who might be interested in becoming a hunter.  The fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend workshop has selected openings…