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

New FWC Rules Will Boost Deer Hunting on Tate’s Hell WMA

Two new rules in place on the 187,700-acre Tate’s Hell Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Franklin and Liberty counties this hunting season are designed to improve the quality of the hunting experience.  The first new rule requires that legal buck deer must have at least one antler with two or…


Ancient Lake Sturgeon Are No Longer Just History in Georgia

CALHOUN, Ga. – The once eliminated, prehistoric-looking lake sturgeon is making a return to Georgia’s waters. Decades have passed since these fish, described by some as “shark-like” and “weird,” inhabited their native waters in the Coosa River Basin and Etowah River. Thanks to recent stocking efforts, the species now has…


Results from Third Week of Montana Big Game Season

Warmer than average temperatures and lack of snow continue to hamper elk hunter efforts along the Rocky Mountain Front. “The number of elk brought through the Augusta check station is down by over half as compared to the 10-year average,” says Brent Lonner, Fish, Wildlife and Parks wildlife biologist. So…


Minnesota’s Agassiz Refuge To Open To Muzzleloader Hunting

Due to recent revisions to federal and state rules, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will open Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) for the first time to muzzleloader deer hunting. The season opens Nov. 29 and closes Dec. 14. According to Margaret Anderson, Agassiz NWR manager, this new hunting opportunity…


CA DFG Fish Stocking Program Will Continue Following Court Order

SACRAMENTO – An order today signed by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette will allow the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) to stock more waters than would have been allowed under his Nov. 6 tentative ruling. The order is a result of weeks of negotiation among DFG, and the…


License Structure Change for Anglers and Small Game Hunters in Colorado

The Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW) would like to remind anglers and small game hunters that the license structure for fishing and small game hunting has changed. Beginning April 1, 2009, all annual licenses including fishing, senior fishing, small game, furbearer, combination fishing and hunting, Colorado waterfowl stamps, habitat stamps…


South Carolina DNR Stocks Trout by Helicopter in Lower Saluda River

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Freshwater Fisheries Section stocked about 17,000 brown and rainbow trout in the Lower Saluda River Nov. 19 using a helicopter and specialized lift bucket. The stocking benefits South Carolina’s $18 million trout fishery. This year’s trout stocking is a cooperative effort between DNR and…


24 Nov 2008 – S.C. Saltwater Fishing Trends

Fishing trends courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. Little River Spottail bass: Very good. Very large red drum are available at the Little River jetties, but a series of windy fronts have kept many inshore anglers from going after them. Fish the incoming tide with…


24 Nov 2008 – S.C. Freshwater Fishing Trends

Fishing trends courtesy www.SCFishingReport.com. Check the site for recent updates and detailed reports. Mountains Area Lake Jocassee: Trout: Fair. Best results continue to come trolling minnows and spoons in 80 to 90 feet in the big water around the dam and up the rivers. Black Bass: Tough. Look for topwater…


24 Nov 2008 S.C. Weekly Tidetable

Tides at Charleston (Customhouse Wharf) Get specific tide information for various SC stations. MONDAY, November 24 05:21AM 6.0 H 11:34AM 0.5 L 05:25PM 5.1 H 11:38PM 0.2 L TUESDAY, November 25 06:05AM 6.1 H 12:20PM 0.4 L 06:08PM 5.1 H WEDNESDAY, November 26 12:19AM 0.2 L 06:46AM 6.1 H 01:03PM…