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

Important Facts To Know About Winterizing Your Boat

You’ve had lots of boating fun for the season. Maybe you have big fish tales to tell or maybe you have memories of wonderful water skiing adventures. In any case, if you want next year’s boating season to start out right, now is the time to prepare your boat for…


Dodge #4 State Park Hosting ‘Last Chance Fishing Tournament’ on Cass Lake Michigan, Oct. 26

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that Dodge #4 State Park will host the “Last Chance Fishing Tournament” on Cass Lake on Sunday, Oct. 26. “This is the 20th annual Last Chance Fishing Tournament,” explained Doug Ratliff, organizer of the event. “We decided a few years ago to also…


Grouse Hunting Should Be Similar to Last Year in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Game Commission expects ruffed grouse hunting to be good – at least as good as last year – for the nearly 100,000 hunters who annually pursue these challenging game birds. The opening day of the state’s three-part grouse season is Saturday, Oct. 18, and runs through…


New Hampshire Youth Hunt Weekend for Deer Set for October 25-26, 2008

CONCORD, N.H. — Young deer hunters will have their own opportunity for success on Saturday and Sunday, October 25-26, 2008, when New Hampshire’s youth deer hunt is held.  This weekend gives young people statewide the opportunity to go deer hunting with an adult mentor, without the pressure of competing with…


New Hampshire Moose Hunt Is October 18 – 26, 2008

CONCORD, N.H. — For nine days, from October 18 to 26, 2008, lucky moose permit holders and their hunting partners will have the experience of a lifetime taking part in New Hampshire’s 20th annual moose hunt. There were 515 permit holders drawn in this year’s lottery.  A total of 120…


Stone crab season opens Oct. 15 in Florida

The commercial and recreational harvest season for stone crab claws in Florida opens on Oct. 15.  The season will remain open until May 16. Stone crab claws must be at least 2 3/4 inches in length to be harvested legally, and claws may not be taken from egg-bearing female stone…


Fort Custer to Host Freedom Hunt for Disabled Hunters

Lansing, Mich.–The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and the Fort Custer Training Center in coordination with the Department of Natural Resources will host the second annual Freedom Hunt for disabled individuals Oct. 18 – 19 at Fort Custer, Augusta, Mich. This special deer hunt is held in conjunction with…


Trappers Reminded of New Regulations in Northeastern Minnesota

In response to a federal court order, trapping regulations in northeastern Minnesota have changed to restrict, modify or eliminate the incidental take of Canada lynx. Trapping seasons begin on Oct. 25 in much of the state. The new regulations apply east and north of U.S. Highway 53, which runs from…


Motor Access Plan Approved for the Sturgeon River State Forest of Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Holsten has approved final forest classification and motor vehicle route designation plans for the Sturgeon River State Forest. The plan is in response to a legislative directive to re-examine vehicle use in all 58 state forests. To improve consistency across public forest…


Surplus Hunting Permits Now Available For Special Hunts in Seven Minnesota State Parks

Thirty-five Minnesota state parks will be open for special permit archery, firearm, or muzzleloader deer hunts in November and December, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). And those who did not apply for a special permit or were not successful in the permit drawing may be able…