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

Georgia DNR Adds DOT Acres to Manage for Hunting, Fishing, & Wildlife

In September of last year, a hunter in middle Georgia called the Georgia Department of Natural Resources saying he had just lost his hunting lease. Opening day was only a few weeks away and he was frantically searching for a place to hunt. Sound familiar? As land is sold, hunting…


Pioneer Day Celebration in Brooksville, Florida on Nov. 1

In celebration of the spirited 19th-century adventurers who settled the state, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Chinsegut Nature Center in Brooksville will host its 13th annual Pioneer Day Celebration on Sat., Nov. 1.   The family-oriented gala is a festive exploration of Florida’s cultural and historical past.  Visitors will…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Uses Growing Greener II Monies to Improve Public Shooting Ranges on State Game Lands

HARRISBURG – Benefiting from Growing Greener II monies, Pennsylvania Game Commission officials today announced that the agency is nearing completion of its first major overhaul of public shooting ranges on State Game Lands, as it seeks to address lead remediation, repairs and safety issues.  “As hunters head off to the…


Utah DWR Proposes Changes to Archery and Rifle Deer Hunts

One major elk hunting change also proposed If you like to hunt deer with a bow and arrow, you may have to wait until Sept. 1 to hunt statewide in 2009. That idea is among several the Division of Wildlife Resources is proposing for Utah’s 2009 big game hunts. Most…


Michigan DNR Offers Sale of State-Owned Land from Land Review Project

State-owned land in 28 counties is being offered for sale as a result of the Department of Natural Resources’ review of state-owned property. Counties with parcels offered for sale by sealed bid auction include Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Luce, and Ontonagon. The auction is part of the DNR’s Land Consolidation Strategy,…


Volunteers Needed for Stewardship Workdays in Southern Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources announced today the schedule of volunteer stewardship workdays to be held in November throughout southeastern Michigan state parks and recreation areas. Volunteers are needed to help collect native plant seeds and cut invasive shrubs in natural areas within state parks and recreation areas. These activities…


NOAA Completes White Abalone Recovery Plan

NOAA’s Fisheries Service has made available the final recovery plan for white abalone, a marine mollusk listed in 2001 as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This recovery plan outlines reasonable actions which are believed to be required to recover and/or protect white abalone, and is required by the…


Missouri Big Bucks Ready for New Entries

Apply now to add your trophy deer or shed antlers to a database with more than 8,000 records. JEFFERSON CITY–Missouri hunters who have been waiting to enter deer in the Missouri Show-Me Big Bucks Club need wait no longer. The club is accepting applications again. The club was founded in…


Trout Unlimited Saluda River Chapter of SC Funds Shelter for Walhalla hatchery

A recent donation to the Walhalla State Fish Hatchery by Trout Unlimited’s Saluda River Chapter should bring much-needed assistance to the staff and occupants (fish) of the hatchery. “After a tour of the hatchery by members of the Saluda River Chapter of Trout Unlimited, it became apparent that a desire…


Ohio’s 2008 Fall Wild Turkey Hunting Season Underway

547 birds harvested during first five days of season; tops last year’s number COLUMBUS, OH – Hunters harvested 547 wild turkeys during the first five days of Ohio’s fall wild turkey hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The season opened on October…