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

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Light Goose Conservation Rules

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently finalized rules allowing the use of expanded hunting methods and implementation of a conservation order to increase light goose harvest. The regulations have been in place in the Central and Mississippi Flyways on an interim basis since 1999, when the Arctic Tundra Habitat…


Hunters Prepare For Second Firearm Deer Season in Illinois December 4-7

Hunters in Illinois Harvest 71,894 Deer During First Weekend of Firearm Deer Season SPRINGFIELD , IL – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 71,894 deer during the opening weekend of the 2008 Illinois Firearm Deer season, Nov. 21-23, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Acting Director Sam Flood announced…


Tag A Holiday Gift To Help Florida’s Wildlife

A different idea for gift-giving this holiday season can help save Florida’s unique and varied fish and wildlife, and it can be used year-round.  The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles offers gift certificates for any specialty tag in Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC)…


Make Your Own Snowshoes at Michigan’s Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Tahquamenon Falls State Park is hosting a snowshoe-making workshop Saturday, Dec. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Tahquamenon Falls Brewery and Restaurant. A second workshop is planned for Jan. 17 (time and location to be announced). Participants in the one-day workshop will make a pair of traditional…


White Pine Snowmobile Trail Partially Closed Into Snowmobile Season

The Department of Natural Resources announced today that the White Pine Trail in southern Wexford County will be temporarily closed to repair a wash-out of the trail bed. The project includes installing large boulders and stabilizing materials to repair damage caused by erosion. This project is funded from a grant…


Bear Hunters Harvest Stands at Fifth Highest in Pennsylvania History So Far

Archery bear hunt results in a harvest of 68 HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Game Commission preliminary bear harvest figures show that 2,936 bears were taken during the recently completed three-day season (Nov. 24-26), and an additional 68 bears were harvested during the two-day archery bear harvest (Nov. 19-20). So far, the…


Georgia DNR Seeks Details on Eagle Shooting Near Tifton

Wanted: Information on the shooting of a young bald eagle last month near Paradise Public Fishing Area. Matt Henry of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources found the wounded bird caught in a fence Nov. 19 at the PFA near Tifton. He and Paradise manager Charles West used fishnets to…


Hill Country State Natural Area trail named ‘Most Challenging Ride’

BANDERA, Texas-Texas Horse Talk magazine readers have named a limestone trail through Hill Country State Natural Area the “Most Challenging Ride” in Texas. The trail, named Stair Step, leads horseback riders up a hill of narrow limestone steps, guaranteeing a perilous and exhilarating ride. “We [at the park] are proud…


Winter Rainbows Arc Across Texas

Annual Rainbow Trout Stockings Begin Dec. 3 AUSTIN, Texas — For an inexpensive, entry-level fishing experience the entire family can enjoy, it doesn’t get much easier than winter rainbow trout fishing in Texas. Beginning Dec. 3 and continuing until mid-March, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will stock upwards of…


TPWD Seeking Public Input on Possible Pheasant Season Changes

AUSTIN, Texas — Any doubts that the Panhandle pheasant hunting season opener is a big deal need only spend some time at the Amarillo airport — it’s their busiest weekend of the year. As multitudes of hunters descend upon the Panhandle for the Dec. 6 opener, the Texas Parks and…