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

Information on the Women’s Surf Fishing Clinic the Day Before the Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament is Now Available

New Jersey Outdoors for Women – October 4 – 9:00am – 4:00pm Island Beach State Park, Seaside Park, NJ Surf Fishing Clinic – (No surf fishing experience needed.) Open to women only at least 18 years old. Participants will learn the basics of surf fishing, including information on rods, reels,…


Phone Applications For Black Bear Hunting Permit Begin Aug. 25 For Maryland

ANNAPOLIS – On August 25, 2008, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources will begin accepting phone-in applications from hunters wishing to participate in this year’s black bear hunting permit lottery. Applications will be accepted over the phone at 1-888-579-6768 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. from August 25 through August…


Practice Safety First this Labor Day Weekend

Boaters are sure to flood Georgia’s waterways this Labor Day Holiday weekend, bringing the summer boating season to an unofficial end. Given the expected level of holiday boating activity, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division want to stress the importance of safety, especially designating a sober driver…


National Park Service Unveils New Website For Children

WASHINGTON, DC – The Kids Zone, a new addition to the National Park Service’s website, http://www.nps.gov, contains more than 50 interactive activities designed to connect children with the people, places, and events commemorated in the country’s 391 National Park Service sites. Starting August 25, children visiting the website can learn…


Take a Trip Back to the Victorian Era at the First State Heritage Park on Labor Day, Sept. 1

DOVER, Del. – The First State Heritage Park invites the public to escape the crowded beaches with some close-to-home, end-of-summer fun on Labor Day, Sept. 1. Visitors will enjoy programs throughout the day.  From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Museum Square will offer a special “Labor and Progress” program to…


Angler Reels in State Record Fish on Barbie Doll Rod and Reel

RALEIGH, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2008) – That’s David Hayes’ story and he’s sticking with it.  The Wilkes County angler used his granddaughter’s Barbie Doll rod-and-reel combo — all 2 ½ feet of it — to reel in a new state record channel catfish that measured 2 inches longer than the…


Alabama Scenic River Trail Announces 631 Prizes

Officials of the recently-opened Alabama Scenic River Trail (ASRT) announce the 631 Prize, including $1,000, which will be awarded to the first canoeist or kayaker to start on or after October 1, 2008, and complete the 631-mile trail, the longest such river trail in a single state. The ASRT begins…


Florida Watches For Fay’s Next Move As She Parks Off the Florida Coast

Last Updated on 8/25/2008 Here is a list to all Fay related stories and posts from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Emergency idle/no-wake & no-vessel zones in effect now on St. Johns Roads closed on some WMAs in Orange, Osceola counties Idle-speed, no-wake zones may take effect on…


Connecticut DEP Co-Sponsors “Bike to Work Day” On August 29

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Central Connecticut Bicycle Alliance and the Taking Care Center are sponsoring a “Bike to Work Day”, Friday, August 29. Bicyclists meet between 7:00 – 9:00 a.m at Hartford’s Old State House where the Taking Care Center will provide a continental breakfast. This event is one…


U.S. Army Divers to Assist State Agencies in tire Clean Up at Saltwater State Park

OLYMPIA – As part of a joint clean-up effort, 20 members of the U.S. Army Dive Company are taking to the waters of Puget Sound to remove hundreds of old tires located offshore at Saltwater State Park near Des Moines. Work on the project, sponsored by the Washington Department of…