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

Commerce Secretary Determines Blue Crab Disaster in Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez today determined that a decline in the harvest of soft shell and peeler blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay is a commercial fishery failure. The declaration is an important step in making watermen and their communities eligible for economic assistance. The harvest value of soft…


Pheasant Season Opens October 1 in New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. – A long-standing fall tradition in New Hampshire, the hunting season for pheasant gets underway on October 1.  Around the state, hunters will be afield in pursuit of the flashy, ring-necked upland game birds.  This year, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will release 13,500 pheasants, purchased…


NOAA Seeks Comment on Recovery Plan for Middle Columbia River Steelhead

NOAA’s Fisheries Service, the federal agency charged with protecting salmon listed under the Endangered Species Act, is seeking public comment on a proposed recovery plan for steelhead in the middle Columbia River. Today’s proposed plan, required under the act, is the product of a collaboration begun by NOAA with help…


National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day: Get Outside and Get Involved In Nature

This month nature is calling for families and people of all ages to help clean up public lands and connect with the outdoors through two of America’s traditional pastimes. September 27 is both National Public Lands Day and National Hunting and Fishing Day.  Both events highlight the Nation’s bountiful natural…


91 Acres Added to Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, Federal Duck Stamp Dollars Conserving Land in Massachusetts

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has purchased more than 91 acres of land along the Assabet River in Stow, Massachusetts, according to Libby Herland, manager of the Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The land, purchased from the Sudbury Valley Trustees, will be managed as part of the Assabet…


Plan to Attend Wildlife Expo at NCSU Centennial Campus

RALEIGH, N.C.  – A free, family-friendly Wildlife Expo will be held  Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education in Raleigh, part of the statewide celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day. From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. there will be programs, demonstrations and activities, along with…


New Mexico Weekly Fishing Report – 9/23/2008

Free fishing day is Saturday, Sept. 27 Grab your rods and pack up the family. Saturday, Sept. 27, is a Free Fishing Day as New Mexico celebrates National Hunting and Fishing Day. No license is required to fish in public waters, although bag limits and all other rules apply. Lake…


Fall Stockings and Sufficient Flows Mean a Great Autumn for Trout Anglers Urban Fishing Areas of Connecticut, Trout Parks and TMA’s Among the Areas to be Stocked

FALL…when cool, crisp days, clear blue skies, bright white clouds, and vibrant foliage provide a spectacular backdrop for trout fishing! The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that its annual autumn trout stockings have begun. During September and October, DEP expects to release nearly 44,000 trout into selected waters…


Dates and Registration Guidelines Announced for Four Archery Hunts to Control Deer Numbers in Oak Mountain State Park

For the fifth consecutive year, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) will conduct regulated archery hunts to continue reducing deer numbers at Oak Mountain State Park. In an effort to streamline and increase efficiency, four single-day hunts are planned for December 10, 2008, December 17, 2008, January…


National Park Service Announces Support for Wounded Warrior Project

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Park Service will provide enhanced programs and services for injured military members through a partnership established with Wounded Warrior Project. In a ceremony held at the Lincoln Memorial, National Park Service Director Mary A. Bomar and Wounded Warrior Project Executive Director and Founder John Melia…