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

Michigan Weekly Fishing Reports – 10/16/2008

Great Lakes temperature map As for salmon action, the runs have peaked on many rivers on the west side of the state while the east side waits for more fish to move in. Fall fishing for pike, bluegills, crappie and catfish continues to be good. Southeast Lower Peninsula Lake Erie…


AGFC Monitors Dissolved Oxygen Levels Below Bull Shoals, Norfork and Greers Ferry Dams

LITTLE ROCK – Spring rains provided many benefits for the state’s fisheries. The abundant rainfall provided additional water to local fisheries, improved the survival rates of young bass within the lakes and provided sufficient amounts of cold water to support the trout fisheries below Bull Shoals, Norfork and Greers Ferry…


Almost 150,000 Pounds of Fish Stocked in Arkansas Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 544,600 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during September, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed almost 150,000 pounds. September stockings: Lake Ann, Benton County, 1,130 yearling channel catfish Lake Atkins, Pope County,…


Muzzleloader Newcomers Need to Learn the Basics

LITTLE ROCK – “How do you load this thing”? Silly question, but it will be asked here and there as Arkansas’s muzzle-loading season for deer gets underway. It is also the black powder season for bear. Check your Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Hunting Guidebook for specifics. Nearly everyone who…


Three Arkansas Contenders Get Ready for Historic WBT Championship in Their Home State

HOT SPRINGS – Three of the 20 pros who qualified for this month’s historic Women’s Bassmaster Tour Championship set for Oct. 23-25 on Lake Hamilton are from Arkansas. Jan Heavener of Sherwood, Tammy Richardson of Glenwood and Lucy Mize of Ben Lomond are looking forward to representing their home state…


Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report – 10/15/2008

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. North Zone Dove: Rain throughout the Panhandle from a stalling cool front put a damper on the dove flight. Waterfowlers are welcoming the rain as it recharges playa lakes. Doves have been best in milo and sunflowers…


Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – 10/15/2008

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501) 223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for Oct. 15, 2008. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or…


What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas – 10/15/2008

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zones 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11: Nov. 8-30. Zone 4:  Nov. 8-9. Zone 5:  Nov. 8-9 and Nov. 15-16. Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and…


Plentiful Pheasant Population Will Greet Hunters in South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. — For pheasant hunters who were in the fields last year, 2008 may offer a sense of déjà vu as South Dakota once again boasts a near-record population of ringnecks. Pheasant brood count surveys last year estimated a pheasant population that recalled the Soil Bank days of the…


Many Elk and Deer Seasons Open October 15th in Wyoming

CHEYENNE– Some big game seasons are ongoing in many areas throughout Wyoming, but there are a number of areas that won’t be opening until Oct. 15. Persons who have hunted Wyoming frequently know that the state does not have a uniform opening date for all big game species, but there…