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

Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 10/8/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. North Zone Dove: Hunters near Lubbock had good shoots over sunflowers. Milo and corn produced quality hunts for mourning doves near Amarillo. Good hunts have been posted around playa lakes. Hunters said the afternoon flight was much…


Meeting on Proposed Elk-hunting Rules Scheduled Oct. 17 in Packwood

OLYMPIA – State wildlife officials will attend a public meeting Oct. 17 in Packwood to discuss proposed changes in elk-hunting rules to help control crop damage and other problems caused by foraging elk in the Cowlitz River Valley. The meeting will begin at 5 p.m. in the Packwood Community Hall….


Pennsylvania Game Commission Announces Fall Pheasant Stocking Plans

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission has slated 100,170 ring-necked pheasants for release on public lands throughout the Commonwealth for the upcoming small game hunting seasons, including 17,980 birds for the youth only season (Oct. 11-18).    “Based on agency’s budget cuts first implemented in the 2004-05 fiscal year and carried…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Offers Advice to Hunters Headed Out of State

HARRISBURG – With thousands of Pennsylvania hunters heading off to hunt big game in other states and Canadian provinces, Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe reminds hunters that, in an effort to prevent the introduction of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) into the Commonwealth, the agency prohibits hunters from…


Cacapon Resort 3-D Archery Shooting Range Open in West Virginia

Cacapon Resort has gone 3-D. Archery shooting that is, and it’s the newest addition to outdoor sport activities in the West Virginia state park system. The course features 15 – 21 targets made of foam and plastic replicating wildlife game species found in West Virginia along a quarter mile designated…


Archery Program for Public Schools Expands in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C.  – After a successful pilot phase in North Carolina, the National Archery in the Schools Program is now being expanded statewide. The program is being offered through physical education classes for grades 4-12 in public schools. Students aim at bulls-eye targets in a gym, with special backdrops and…


Rhode Island DEM Announces Opening of Bay Scallop Season

PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that the bay scallop harvest season opens at sunrise on Saturday, October 4 and continues until Wednesday, December 31 at sunset. Residents can take up to one bushel of scallops per day without a license, and commercial license holders can take up…


Organizations in N.C. Can Now Reserve Huntmaster Lifts Online

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has set up a Web site where organizations can reserve a mobile hunting lift for structured disabled special-needs hunting events. The ten Huntmaster lifts – acquired cooperatively through efforts by the N.C. Handicapped Sportsman and the NCWRC  – can also be used…


Belleayre Set to Ski 7 Days a Week as Opening Day Announced

41 Trails Prepped to Go for Season Belleayre Mountain will be open for riding and skiing seven days a week for the 2008-2009 season, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today. Weather and conditions permitting, Belleayre will open the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 28, and run…


Marsh Hen, Teal Seasons Open Soon in South Carolina

The migratory bird hunting seasons for marsh hens (rails) and teal will soon open. The two-part season for marsh hens—including king, clapper, sora and Virginia rails—and common moorhens and purple gallinules will be from Sept. 15–Sept. 20 and Oct. 13–Dec. 15. The daily bag limit for king and/or clapper rails…