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

A Goose By Any Other Name…

by Lowell Washburn With incredible weights attaining 10, 12, and rarely even 15 pounds, its easy to see where Iowa’s homegrown, corn fed giant Canada goose [Branta canadensis maxima] gets its name. But when it comes to determining the proper name of our smallest subspecies of Canada goose, the water…


Apply for a 2009 Sportsman permit in Utah Now

Applications for Utah’s most prized hunting permits accepted soon Applications for next year’s most prized Utah hunting permits, the 2009 sportsman permits, will be available by Nov. 3. Only Utah residents may apply for sportsman permits. One sportsman permit is offered for each of the following species: Desert bighorn ram,…


Swans Stopping In Utah

More than 28,000 counted on Nov. 3 If you drew a permit to hunt tundra swans in Utah, you may want to grab your gun and head to the marsh. Tom Aldrich counted 28,271 swans in marshes along the eastern shore of the Great Salt Lake during a survey flown…


Fishing for Hatchery Steelhead on the upper Columbia River Begins Nov. 6

OLYMPIA – A hatchery steelhead fishery opens Nov. 6 on the upper Columbia River from Rocky Beach Dam upstream to 400 feet below Wells Dam, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced today. Anglers will have a daily limit of two adipose-fin-clipped hatchery steelhead, which must measure at…


November 15 Marks DNR’s 14th Annual Maryland Junior Deer Hunt Day

Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites junior hunters to try deer hunting and refine their hunting skills during Maryland’s 14th Annual Junior Deer Hunt Day on Saturday, November 15, 2008. White-tailed and sika deer firearms hunting will be open exclusively to hunters aged 16 years and…


SC DNR Small Game Project Ranks Top Counties for Quail and Rabbit

Survey results for the 2007-08 hunting season show Georgetown, Clarendon, Calhoun, Lee  and Richland counties were the top five counties for quail, while the top five counties for rabbits jumped per hour were Saluda, Fairfield, Chester, Newberry, and Hampton, according to biologists with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR)…


National Trails Symposium Rolls Into Little Rock Nov. 15-18

LITTLE ROCK – The 2008 National Trails Symposium will be rolling into Little Rock later this month. The symposium provides an opportunity for the worldwide trails community to come together for an inspirational and educational conference. The Symposium agendaaddresses both non-motorized and motorized issues as well as vision for trails…


White-fronted Geese Are Special for Some Waterfowlers

LITTLE ROCK – Use the term “waterfowl:” in Arkansas, and the usual connection is with mallards, specifically the male mallard known as the greenhead. There is another variety popular with many hunters, the white-fronted goose, also known as the specklebelly. These are found in many areas the state, not in…


2008-09 Modern Gun Deer Season Forecast Appears Favorable for Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – The statewide modern gun deer season forecast looks promising for the 2008-09 season. Arkansas’ modern gun season opens this Saturday, Nov. 8. According to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Deer Program Coordinator Brad Miller, many areas of the state are seeing a substantial amount of deer food…


Ohio Hunting, Trapping Seasons for Furbearers Open November 10

COLUMBUS OH – Ohio hunters and trappers preparing to pursue furbearers will find good populations of these animals during the 2008-2009 season, which begins on November 10. “Food sources and habitat conditions for furbearers have been fair to good this year across Ohio,” said Mark Shieldcastle, wetland wildlife supervisor for…