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

WDFW Now Accepting Proposals for Nearshore Restoration Projects

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting proposals from organizations seeking state funds for projects that would protect and restore natural shorelines and estuaries in Puget Sound. Applications and additional information about submitting proposals are available at http://www.pugetsoundnearshore.org/esrp.htm or by contacting Jenna Norman at 360-902-2658…


National Pollution Prevention Week Sept. 15-21 Encourages Sustainable Practices

Green Lodging, Clean Marina and Coastal Cleanup Among Week’s Activities DOVER, Del. – Pollution Prevention…Where Sustainable Practices Begin is the theme of this year’s National Pollution Prevention Week Sept. 15-21, and DNREC’s Pollution Prevention Program, or P2, encourages all Delawareans to join the growing movement of people who have adopted…


DNR To Hold Sept. 23 Public Meeting to Review Zumbro River Smallmouth Bass Regulations

Smallmouth bass catch-and-release regulations on a 12-mile stretch of the Zumbro River from the Lake Zumbro dam to the Minnesota Highway 63 bridge in Zumbro Falls will be the subject of an upcoming public meeting, according to the Minnnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The meeting is scheduled from 6:30-9…


Small Game Hunting Opens in Minnesota Sept. 13, Blaze Orange Required

Grouse, rabbit, squirrel and partridge seasons open Sept. 13, offering Minnesotans the chance to discover the state’s vast amounts of land open to public hunting, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “Small game season is a forgotten pleasure,” said Dennis Simon, DNR wildlife section chief. “It doesn’t…


Pheasant Population in Minnesota Remains at 10-year Average Despite Drop in Index

Despite a cool, wet spring that caused a 24-percent drop in Minnesota’s pheasant index, the estimated number of pheasants in Minnesota remains at its 10-year average. “The southwest likely will provide the best opportunities for pheasant hunters,” said Kurt Haroldson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife research biologist. “Minnesota’s…


Watch for Island Closings Caused by Newcastle Disease in Minnesota

Don’t be too surprised if you see “closed” signs on certain islands and lake access points within five Minnesota lakes. Birds from these lakes were confirmed to have virulent Newcastle disease, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The virus, which already has killed more than 1,200 double-crested…


Resident Hunters Prepare to Snap up Antlerless Deer Licenses in Iowa

DES MOINES – Beginning Sept. 15, Iowa residents may purchase as many antlerless deer licenses until the quota fills or the season ends. Residents may purchase one antlerless deer license until Sept. 15. Counties with antlerless deer licenses that have sold out of the quota include Butler, Webster, Hamilton, Worth…


New 24-hour Hotline to Update Off-Highway Vehicle Park Conditions in Iowa

The Iowa OHV Association, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, has recently added an OHV Park Hotline to keep the public up-to-date on park closings and park issues throughout the state. The hotline number, 515-281-8385, will have the most up-to-date information available to the public 24 hours…


Relaxed Fishing Regulations at Lake Darling

BRIGHTON – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will relax the fishing regulations at Lake Darling on September 12, to allow anglers to more freely harvest fish before the lake is completely drained to repair a spillway leak, extend the dam, and to perform a lake restoration project. The…


Teal Prospects Look Good For Saturday’s Opening Day in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – This week’s torrential rains may have put a damper on dove season for some hunters, but it may be a welcome sight for Arkansas’ teal hunters. The special September teal season in Arkansas begins on Sept. 13 and continues through Sept. 28. Arkansas Game and Fish Commission…