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

Improved Hunter/Landowner Relations–How Hunters Can Address 12 Landowner Concerns Related To Public Hunting Access

The Private Land/Public Wildlife Council, a group of 15 citizens including hunters, landowners, outfitters, legislators, and an FWP Commissioner appointed by Governor Schweitzer to make recommendations regarding hunting and fishing access issues, has identified the top twelve concerns among landowners related to public hunting access and how hunters could address…


NDOW Says “Don’t Put That Boat Away Just Yet”

Just as Memorial Day marks the official beginning of the annual boating season on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, Labor Day marks the official ending. With their children heading back to school, many boaters put their boats away for the year. But that could be a big mistake. “Some of…


Watching Bighorn Sheep in Nevada – From A Distance

Wildlife watching is fast becoming a popular, low-cost outdoor sport, and an increasing number of people want to know where they can go to have a good chance of seeing wild animals. In Southern Nevada, one the most popular animals for wildlife watchers is the desert bighorn sheep — Nevada’s…


Fur Harvester Class in Dickinson, North Dakota

The North Dakota Cooperative Fur Harvester Education program is sponsoring a fur harvester education class for anyone interested in trapping or hunting furbearers. The free 16-hour course is scheduled Sept. 20 and 27 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day at the Game and Fish Department district office in Dickinson. On…


Bison Return to the Book Cliffs

14 bison reintroduced to eastern Utah Book Cliffs As 14 bison ran for freedom, there were plenty of smiles on the faces of those who watched. After a long absence, bison are roaming on public lands in the Book Cliffs in eastern Utah. This Aug. 30 reintroduction, plus another 30…


Youth Chukar Hunt Was a Hoot in Utah

Five hunts held on Sep. 6 Nearly 20 youngsters enjoyed hunting chukars recently at the Gordon Creek Wildlife Management Area west of Price. The Gordon Creek WMA was one of five sites in Utah that hosted special youth chukar hunts on Sep. 6. Youngsters bag a few birds The Division…


See Kokanee Salmon at Sheep Creek

Kokanee Salmon Day set for Sep. 20 If you visit Sheep Creek to see kokanee salmon on Sep. 20, make sure and bring binoculars or a spotting scope with you. You might see some bighorn sheep too! The Utah Division of Wildlife Resource’s annual Kokanee Salmon Day will be held…


Take Your Kids Waterfowl Hunting in Utah on Sep. 27

Shooting starts at 6:50 a.m. that day A great way to introduce your kids to waterfowl hunting awaits Sep. 27 as Utah hosts its annual Special Youth Hunting Day. All of Utah’s state waterfowl management areas and federal refuges will be open to hunters 15 years of age and younger…


View Migrating Birds of Prey in Utah

Raptor Watch Day happens Sep. 27 Thousands of birds of prey fly through Utah’s clear, crisp skies every fall. You can see and learn more about these migrating birds of prey during Utah’s annual Raptor Watch Day. This year’s event will be held Sep. 27, from 10 a.m. to 3…


Public Meetings Scheduled to Discuss Rule Proposals for 2009-10 Sportfishing Season

OLYMPIA – Four public meetings have been scheduled to discuss rule proposals for the 2009-10 sportfishing season in Washington. Those 25 proposed rules, which would affect various freshwater and saltwater fisheries around the state, are available on the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (WDFW) website at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fish/regs/rule_proposals/ . Printed…