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

DNR Invites Wildlife Artists to Enter 13th Annual Maryland Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest

Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites artists to submit original artwork for the 13th Annual Black Bear Conservation Stamp Design Contest. Both Maryland residents and non-residents may enter now through March 20, 2009. “The proceeds from the sale of the Black Bear Stamp and other related…


Late Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens December 20 in Maryland

Annapolis, Md. — Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season reopens on Saturday, Dec. 20. and continues through Jan. 2, 2009. An estimated 59,600 resident and 7,900 nonresident hunters enjoy pursuing deer with muzzleloaders annually. Last year, muzzleloader hunters took 7,614 deer (1,870 antlered and 5,744 antlerless) during the late season, a 10…


Pike Road Man Wins Outdoor Alabama Canoe

Randy Williams of Pike Road, Ala. is the winner of the 2009 Outdoor Alabama Canoe Giveaway. Williams’ name was drawn from approximately 2,000 people who registered for the canoe at the Alabama National Fair in Montgomery. Williams said that he, wife Lisa, and their three children have many opportunities to…


DNR Invites Waterfowl Artists to Enter 35th Maryland Game Bird Stamp Design Contest

Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites Maryland waterfowl artists to enter the 35th Annual Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp Design Contest. “Proceeds from the sale of these stamps help fund waterfowl and migratory game bird projects as well as much needed research,” said Jonathan McKnight, acting…


Michigan State Parks and Recreation Areas Offer Winter Camping

The Department of Natural Resources wants to remind winter outdoor enthusiasts that there are state parks and recreation areas that remain open to offer camping opportunities throughout the winter season. “For your winter camping adventures, there are state parks or recreation areas that remain open for camping and other outdoor…


Hunters Permitted to Take Feral Hogs During New Jersey Deer Season in Zone 25

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has issued a Special Wildlife Management Permit to control feral hogs in Deer Management Zone 25. Feral hogs compete with wildlife for available food sources, prey upon ground-nesting birds and small mammals and may carry disease. For these…


Youth Raccoon Hunt Set Jan. 10 in Bowman

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, South Carolina State Coon Hunters Association and the Bowman Coon Hunters Association will sponsor a youth raccoon hunt near Bowman in Orangeburg County on Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009. The winners in this event will qualify to participate in the state championship at the Webb…


Wild Quail Management Seminars scheduled for March 5-7 in S.C.

Bobwhite quail populations in South Carolina and the Southeast have been declining steadily over the past 60 years due to major land use change and reduction in suitable habitat. The 22nd Annual Wild Quail Management Seminars, sponsored by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the S.C. State Committee of…


Fall Turkey Season Concludes in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s fall wild turkey season ended November 30 with 1,692, birds killed during the seven-week season. Ashtabula County led the state with 130 birds taken, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife.   Fall turkey hunters enjoyed expanded opportunities this year. They…


Deer Hunters Have an Extra Weekend to Hunt with Guns in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio’s popular deer-gun season will run an additional weekend, Saturday and Sunday, December 20-21, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.   The extra days were added beginning in 2006 in response to comments received from hunters for more weekend time to…