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

Minnesota DNR Offers Tips for Safer Snowmobiling

With another snowmobile season upon us, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is encouraging snowmobilers to get this season off to a smooth and safe start. “We want people to take advantage of the snowmobiling opportunities that exist in Minnesota,” said Capt. Mike Hammer, DNR Enforcement Education Program coordinator….


Cross-country Skiers Must Have Pass in Minnesota

State law requires cross-country skiers to purchase either a daily, annual or three-year pass before using any grant-in-aid and state-operated trail this winter. All money raised from the sale of the ski passes directly supports 1,800 miles of designated cross-country ski trails throughout Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of…


TPWD Sets Scoping Meeting To Air Grayson County Deer Issues

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has been considering a proposal to open a general firearms deer season in Grayson County. A public scoping meeting to gather additional feedback will be held in Grayson County on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009 at Grayson County College’s Center for Work…


Stalking Pheasants in Idaho Wildlife Management Areas

By Clair Kofoed, Idaho Department of Fish and Game Now that big game seasons are winding down and a little time remains before last minute holiday shopping begins, it may seem like an ideal time for some pheasant hunting on one of Idaho Fish and Game’s wildlife management areas. Well…


Utah DWR Wants Your Fishing Photos

Photos will be featured in new community fishing booklet. If you fish with your kids, you probably have at least one photo that touches your heart every time you see it. How about sharing that photo with anglers across Utah? The Division of Wildlife Resource’s newest community fishing booklet might…


Waterfowl Hunters Should Wear Life Jackets

Waterfowl hunters throughout Indiana are being strongly reminded by Indiana Conservation Officers, that a life jacket will not work unless it is being worn.  “Our ‘Wear It’ campaign to promote life jacket use is not just for the warm weather months” said Michael Crider, director of the Department of Natural…


Four Oklahoma Youth Win Outdoor Getaways Through Writing Contest

Youth from Vinita, Collinsville, Edmond and Leedey have been awarded outdoor getaways for winning an outdoor writing contest designed to help youth share their hunting heritage. Contestants in the annual youth writing contest — sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the Oklahoma Station Chapter of Safari Club…


Holidays Mean Additional Antlerless Deer Hunting Opportunities For Sportsmen Throughout Oklahoma

Hunters having withdrawals now that deer gun season is over will be happy to know that, for the seventh year in a row, they will have an additional six days of antlerless deer gun hunting during the holidays. The season dates will be right before the Christmas and New Year’s…


Keep An Eye on the Ice in Massachusetts

Winter has made its appearance in Massachusetts, but variable temperatures that have prevailed in the state so far this season mean the condition of ice on the Bay State’s waterbodies is unpredictable at best and could be treacherous. MassWildlife urges outdoor enthusiasts to play it safe and check ice carefully…


Governor O’Malley Announces Support for Local Park Improvements in Seven Maryland Counties

Annapolis, MD — Governor Martin O’Malley announced Board of Public Works approval of local-side Program Open Space funding for eight local park improvement projects in seven counties. Allegany County will receive $16,240 to pave the access road to the LaVale District Park. Charles County will receive $338,000 to renovate the…