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

Blackwater Falls State Park Voted Favorite by Blue Ridge Country Magazine Readers

Davis, W.Va. – Every five years, Blue Ridge Country magazine readers vote on their favorite places to eat, overnight, hike, bike, camp, wildlife watch and more. This year, Blackwater Falls State Park was voted Silver in the category of Best of the Blue Ridge, West Virginia State Park. Blackwater Falls…


Recent Fish Kills in Narragansett Bay Are Likely Due to a Combination of Factors, According to RI DEM

PROVIDENCE – Scientists with the Department of Environmental Management believe that the recent spate of fish kills in various parts of Narragansett Bay is likely due to a combination of natural factors and existing water quality conditions. As part of the Department’s ongoing Bay monitoring program, the Department has been…


Youth Squirrel Hunt Featured This Weekend on “Kentucky Afield” TV

Frankfort, Ky. –The importance of introducing kids to hunting at an early age is the focus this weekend, August 30 and 31 on “Kentucky Afield” television. While deer and elk are our state’s prize game animals, helping youth to appreciate hunting’s role in managing wildlife is the reward in the…


WMU’s 2E and 4B in Pennsylvania Sell Out of Antlerless Deer Licenses

HARRISBURG – Wildlife Management Units (WMU) 2E and 4B have exhausted their entire antlerless deer license allocations, announced Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. As previously announced, antlerless deer license allocations for WMUs 1B, 2F and 2G have been exhausted. WMU 2E covers portions of Cambria, Clearfield, Indiana…


2008-09 Migratory Game Bird Seasons and Bag Limits Selected in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency has made its selections for the 2008-09 migratory game bird hunting seasons and bag limits. “Waterfowl and migratory game bird hunters will see some changes, including modifications to the Canada goose zone boundaries and expanded…


Pennsylvania State Parks Open For Early Goose Hunting September 1

HARRISBURG  — Pennsylvania state parks again will allow Canada goose hunting when the state’s early season opens Monday, Sept. 1. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said the statewide season, designed to reduce local nuisance geese populations, runs through Monday, Sept. 25. Hunters should contact individual park offices for…


Late-season Migratory Bird Season Approved by South Carolina

The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), approved the 2008-2009 late migratory bird seasons and regulations during its Aug. 14 meeting in Columbia from a framework set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The season and bag limit selections have…


Buckhannon River Public Fishing and Boating Access Site Opened

The Division of Natural Resources has completed construction of a new public fishing and boating access site on the Buckhannon River in Upshur County, according to Frank Jezioro, Director.  Development of the site was accomplished through a joint effort by the Upshur County Commission, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and…


South Carolina Deer Season Forecast is Good; Hunters Should Note Law Changes

The much-anticipated start of the 2008 deer season is just around the corner and South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good.  Although the deer harvest has been on a downward trend the last few years indicating that population levels have moderated, hunter success and deer…


Dove Season Set to Open on Sept. 1st Throughout North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – North Carolina’s dove season opens statewide on Monday, Sept. 1 at noon with a daily bag limit of 15 doves per hunter per day. Traditionally Labor Day weekend is the opening of dove season in North Carolina and includes both Saturday and Monday – giving most hunters…