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

Big Game Rule Book Change For Idaho in 2008

The 2008 big game rules brochures looks a little different this year – with some noticeable changes in look and organization. As the big game hunting seasons open, Idaho Fish and Game reminds hunters of changes that included shifting the order or the content and moved the regional maps and…


First Master Naturalist Chapter Formed in Idaho

Idaho’s first master naturalist chapter is forming this summer in Fremont County. Residents in the Island Park area formed the Henrys Fork Chapter of the Idaho Master Naturalist Program after a recent training session. Master naturalists are trained volunteers dedicated to public education and to the conservation of their area’s…


Idaho Fish and Game Hunter Orange Policy

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is considering adopting this policy on the use of hunter orange at the November 5 commission meeting in Lewiston. The proposed policy is available on the Fish and Game Website at: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/cms/rec_add/. Or contact a local Fish and Game office for a printed copy.


Coeur D’Alene Lake Kokanee Fishery Closes September 2

The Coeur d’Alene Lake kokanee fishery will close effective Tuesday, September 2, after the Labor Day Weekend. Idaho Fish and Game Director Cal Groen signed the emergency closure order Monday, August 13, requested by Panhandle regional fishery staff. Recent surveys of the lake showed numbers of adult kokanee destined to…


Waterfowl and Sage-grouse Seasons Set in Idaho

The Idaho Fish and Game Commission on Tuesday, August 12, adopted waterfowl and sage-grouse seasons for 2008. The 107-day goose season, unchanged from last year, will run from October 4 through January 16, 2009 in northern and eastern Idaho and the Fort Hall Reservation; and will run from October 11…


Upton Kids Win Inaugural NRA Sponsored Youth Hunter Challenge

UPTON – For 2008, you can call J.R. Grieves and Caleb Thompson the reigning champs of Wyoming hunting. It’s not because the Upton young men – age 14 and 16 – tagged 400-point elk and got their picture in a national outdoor magazine. Rather, J.R. and Caleb displayed that outdoor…


Hunting Stories Now Available from the Colorado DOW

The Colorado Division of Wildlife has posted its annual story package for the 2008 Big Game Hunting Season. All media outlets are invited to use these for specials sections, on web sites or in regular publications.   Go to this web site to access the stories: http://wildlife.state.co.us/NewsMedia/BigGameHuntingStories.htm The DOW recently…


Open House to Discuss Proposed Management Strategy for New Wildlife Area in the Cibola Valley

Project to restore 1300-acre site back to native riparian habitat PHOENIX — The Arizona Game and Fish Department and the Bureau of Reclamation will host a public open house from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 2, to discuss the draft cooperative management plan for restoring native riparian habitat in the…


Bredesen Awards $11.9 Million in Tennessee Parks and Recreation Grants

87 LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION FUND AND RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM GRANTS ANNOUNCED TODAY Nashville, Tenn. – Governor Phil Bredesen and Environment and Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke today announced more than $11.9 million in parks and recreation grants will be awarded to recipients across Tennessee. The announcement includes nearly $9.7 million…


DLNR Reopens Iolani Palace Monument Grounds – Palace Remains Closed Until Further Notice

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources has re-opened the Iolani Palace Monument grounds as of 6:30 a.m. Monday morning. DLNR will continue to work with the Friends of Iolani Palace to determine when the Palace Building may re-open to the public. The Palace is normally closed on…