Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

More Turkey Permits in Utah

The Wildlife Board approves a big increase in permits for 2009 The chance you’ll draw a wild turkey hunting permit in Utah just got better. The Utah Wildlife Board has approved 13,761 public hunting permits for hunts in Utah next spring. That’s an increase of more than 80 percent over…


September 15 is Deadline in Wyoming for Springer and Glendo Pheasant Permits

CHEYENNE– Hunters are reminded that Sept. 15 is the deadline for pheasant hunt applications for the Springer and Glendo pheasant hunts. Applications and Upland Game Bird Regulations are available at Game and Fish offices, license agents and on the department Web site .  The Oct. 23- Nov. 7 Special Springer…


Leftover Hunting Licenses Available in Wyoming At Automated License Agents

CHEYENNE– Sales of leftover big game licenses at automated license agents have been very steady, according to Game and Fish license section manager Jean Cole. “More than 5,000 licenses were sold on Aug. 15, the first day reduced price licenses were available,” said Cole.  “And while this volume put some…


Trout Travails in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa Treated With More Than $300,000 in Fish Aid

Recognizing the need to fix crumbling stream-banks and dilapidated culverts, and to improve water quality for brook trout and other aquatic species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently provided more than $300,000 to support 16 fish habitat projects in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. With nearly $1 million in partner…


Trout Travails Treated with $3 Million in Fish Aid

Recognizing the need to fix crumbling stream-banks and dilapidated culverts, and to improve water quality for brook trout and other aquatic species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently provided more than $3 million to support 70 fish habitat projects in 31 states across the nation. With an additional $7.8…


Workshops Improve Hunters’ Wingshooting Skills

CONSEP seminars offer a way to cut hunting expenses and take home more game. JEFFERSON CITY—“Pull!” called 12-year-old Jared Rackers, and a 4-inch clay disk rocketed out of a clump of trees. The youngster from Jefferson City tracked the orange target with his shotgun and pulled the trigger. His 20…


NOAA Announces New Southeast Marine Weather Web Site

NOAA has launched a one-stop Southeast Marine Weather Internet portal offering marine weather forecasts and real-time coastal wind and water condition information for the Carolinas, Georgia, Florida and Alabama. The portal is the result of a two-year, $579,546 NOAA-funded project implemented within the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association, through…


East Coast Trap/Pot Fishermen Get More Time to Convert to Sinking Groundline

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced that East Coast trap/pot fishermen will get six additional months to switch from floating to sinking groundline – the line that connects multiple traps/pots when the gear is set. The conversion will help reduce the risk of entangling large whales in groundline and will be…