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

Celebrate Autumn at Delaware’s Blackbird Creek Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 25

Explore the nature preserve at a free, fun-filled festival for the entire family TOWNSEND, Del. – Autumn’s vibrant foliage, the pristine waters and lush landscape of Blackbird Creek Reserve will be showcased 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Blackbird Creek Fall Festival. The festival is being…


Connecticut DEP Begins Fall Broodstock Atlantic Salmon Stocking

Salmon to go in Shetucket and Naugatuck Rivers and Crystal and Mashapaug Lakes Atlantic salmon are renowned for their size, beauty and fighting ability when caught by angling. If hooking-up with one of these exceptional fish sounds like an exciting way to spend a beautiful crisp late fall day, then…


FWC Extends Alligator Hunting Season in Two Counties Affected by Flooding

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued an executive order extending the alligator hunting season in Seminole and Volusia counties because of the historic flooding of the St. Johns River from Tropical Storm Fay. The order extends the hunting season only on Lake Harney (AMU 505) and…


FWC Officers Remove Large Python from Busy Road

Law enforcement officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) removed a Burmese python from Indiantown Road near Sierra Square Plaza in Jupiter Farms late Monday night. Officers used a catch pole to secure the nonvenomous snake. The snake, which was approximately 12 feet long and weighed 100…


18th Annual Return of the Salmon Festival Takes Place October 18 at Coleman National Fish Hatchery

This is a family event to celebrate the fall Chinook salmon returning to Battle Creek and the hatchery. Visitors will be able to observe all aspects of the day-to-day hatchery operations; spawning, egg incubation, and juvenile rearing. Information sites are located on the hatchery grounds for visitors to learn more…


Steelhead Survey to be Conducted With Help from The Ohio State University

Study seeks angler input on Ohio’s world-class steelhead fishing  COLUMBUS – Steelhead anglers along Lake Erie’s shoreline and tributaries are being surveyed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and The Ohio State University, seeking angler feedback on Ohio’s world-class steelhead fishery.    “This comprehensive creel survey…


Many Hunting Seasons Open This Weekend in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. – A big weekend of hunting is on tap in Nebraska, with several seasons opening on Saturday, Oct. 11. While many seasons are underway, this weekend is a good opportunity for hunters to stock up their freezers for the winter. The following hunting seasons open Oct. 11: Waterfowl…


Hunters in Colorad Encouraged to Submit Deer and Elk for CWD Testing

Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) offices will be open extended hours during the 2008 deer and elk rifle seasons to answer hunter’s questions, sell licenses and offer testing services for chronic wasting disease (CWD).   In addition to normal weekday hours, many DOW offices will be open Columbus Day, Veterans Day…


Deadline Approaches to Apply for California Game Warden Academy

The deadline to apply for the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) game warden academy at Butte College near Chico is Nov. 7. Applicants will be considered for the proposed January 2010 academy. “Game wardens ensure the future of wildlife resources for the people of California through responsible enforcement of…


Illinois Fall Trout Season Begins October 18 – IDNR To Stock Trout at 37 Locations

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2008 Illinois fall trout fishing season opens on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 37 ponds and lakes throughout the state, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Acting Director Sam Flood announced today. “Our catchable trout program is a popular activity and the fall is a great time…