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

Special Regulations For Smallmouth Bass Limited To Mississippi River Between St. Cloud and Crow River

An experimental regulation credited with turning the Mississippi River between St. Cloud and Anoka County into a world-class smallmouth bass fishery will become permanent but will not be expanded to a 15-mile stretch of the Mississippi between the Crow River and Coon Rapids dam, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources…


Minnesota Snowmobile Trails Not Yet Ready for Riding; Ice Not Safe

Even though the official start of the Minnesota snowmobile season was Dec. 1, several conditions must be met before trails are legally open for travel, according to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Northeast Regional Trails and Waterways manager Les Ollila. Snowmobile clubs and trail crews are out working on…


Snowmobile Safety Training Required For Youth, Young Adults

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds riders that everyone born after Dec. 31, 1976 must have a snowmobile safety certificate or a snowmobile safety certificate indicator on their driver’s license or Minnesota ID card to operate a snowmobile in the state. To become certified in snowmobile safety, students…


2009 Minnesota State Park Permits Now On Sale

Just in time for holiday gift giving, the 2009 Minnesota state park annual permit is now on sale. It features a winter scene from Schoolcraft State Park in northeastern Minnesota to represent the theme of “quiet places.” Schoolcraft will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2009. Bemidji photographer Richard Jensen supplied…


04 Dec 2008 – Michigan Weekly Recreational Fishing Report

Great Lakes temperature map Cold weather started producing some ice however heavy snowfall and strong winds around the state will not help with the freezing process. Whitefish action should be good for about one more week. Now would be a good time to get the ice fishing gear ready to…


Take a North American Wildlife Safari At a National Wildlife Refuge Near You

Sleigh rides amidst thousands of elk wintering in Wyoming; trolley tours of bison roaming newly restored prairie in Colorado; a drive along lakes and marshes in Florida where alligators are commonly seen.  These are just some of the opportunities national wildlife refuges offer visitors who want to see charismatic wild…


03 Dec 2008 – Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report

This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for December 03. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or e-mail us with information on possible sources for that lake or river.    Fishing Tip:   Want to weigh that trout…


03 Dec 2008 – What’s Open For Hunting In Arkansas

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas: Deer: Archery – All zones: Oct. 1, 2008 to Feb. 28, 2009. Modern Gun – Zone 4A, 5A, 13, 14 and 15:  Nov. 8-Dec. 7. Zones 9 and 12:  Nov. 8-Dec. 14. Zone 16, 16A and 17:  Nov. 8-Dec. 25. Muzzleloader– Zones 1, 2, 3,…


03 Dec 2008 – Arkansas Weekly Waterfowl Reports

LITTLE ROCK – Just before sunrise this Saturday, duck season officially arrives in Arkansas. Hunters have already turned their attention to the state’s countryside looking for the flash of mallard’s wings. One weapon in the waterfowl hunter’s arsenal is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission waterfowl report. View the Current…


Almost 1 Million Fish Stocked in Arkansas Waters

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Game and Fish Commission crews stocked over 856,500 fish in Arkansas lakes and rivers during October, according to Mike Armstrong, chief of fisheries. The total stocking of fish weighed in excess of 144,000 pounds. October stockings: Amon’s Lake, Baxter County, 150 catchable rainbow trout Lake Ann,…