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

Wind Creek Hosts Vintage Car Show September 13

Wind Creek State Park, located near Alexander City, will host the Fourth Annual Lake Martin Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008. A variety of vintage cars and trucks ranging from antiques to street rods will be on display. According to State Parks Promotions Director Randy Jinks, Wind Creek State…


Fisheries Biologist Coauthors Book on Freshwater Mussels

After almost 13 years of work and research, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) Fisheries Biologist Jeff Garner finally can see the reality of having his hard work pay off in the form of a new book titled Freshwater Mussels of Alabama and the Mobile Basin in Georgia,…


Oregon Daily Marine Fish Bag Limit Back Up to Six

NEWPORT, Ore. – On Sept. 7 ocean sport anglers may go back to catching six marine fish a day inside the 40 fathom line. The marine fish daily bag limit was changed from six fish to five on July 7 after catch projections caused fishery managers concern that the fishery…


Federal Agencies to Propose Expanding Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon Population Protected by Endangered Species Listing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a proposal to redefine the endangered Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon to include fish found in other nearby areas. The proposal would expand the endangered designation to consist of Atlantic salmon populations from the Androscoggin River…


NOAA Proposes Critical Habitat for Southern Population of North American Green Sturgeon

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is seeking public comment on a proposal that identifies critical habitat for a distinct group of North American green sturgeon that spawn in California’s Sacramento River but migrate along the west coast of Mexico, the United States, and Canada. In April 2006, NOAA’s Fisheries Service listed what…


Fish and Wildlife Service Expends One Billionth Dollar From Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, Marking Major Milestone for Habitat Protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced the one billionth dollar from the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund – the nation?s primary funding source for migratory bird habitat acquisition and protection ? was used to complete the purchase of a permanent conservation easement on private land in Campbell County in…


Elk Hunting Meeting Scheduled for San Luis Valley, Colorado Sept. 11

Elk hunting policies for an area in the middle of the San Luis Valley will be discussed by Colorado Division of Wildlife officials at a meeting at 6 p.m., Sept. 11, at Center Middle School, in Center.     To minimize crop damage in high-value agricultural fields, the DOW during the…


Endangered Fish Returned to Native Waters in Arizona

It’s been a plan long in the making, but yesterday, the first Gila topminnow fish were reestablished in their native Arizona waters as part of a new program aimed at enlisting the help of non-federal landowners to conserve this endangered species. A couple hundred fish were released into the TimBuckTwo…


Javelina Hunting Clinics Offered by Arizona Game and Fish

PHOENIX — Getting started in something new is always hard, be it a new hobby, skilled trade or other interest. The same holds true for hunting, prompting the Arizona Game and Fish Department to host several hunting workshops to teach the basics of hunting javelina. These informative workshops are taught…


5-stand Now Available at Ben Avery Clay Target Center

Variety is the Spice of Life For Target Shooters in Arizona PHOENIX — Recreational clay target shooters can now enjoy the challenge of 5-stand at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility’s Clay Target Center in Phoenix. The center has added 5-stand to augment its current offerings of trap, skeet and sporting…