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

‘GO-Get Outdoors’ Event at Fayette Historic State Park of Michigan on Jan. 31

Fayette Historic State Park will host the park’s third annual “GO-Get Outdoors” winter activity on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event includes old fashioned kerosene lanterns on the unique Bluff Trail. Visitors are invited to cross-country ski, snowshoe or hike the trail and enjoy hot chocolate…


Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days set for Jan. 31 and Feb. 1

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has established Jan. 31 and Feb.1 as Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days to help pass on the duck hunting tradition. This opportunity also provides a chance for experienced waterfowl hunters to take youths afield…


NOAA Issues Final Guidance on Annual Catch Limits to End Overfishing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service issued final guidance on annual catch limits designed to help restore federally managed marine fish stocks and end overfishing. Annual catch limits are amounts of fish allowed to be caught in a year. The 2007 amendments to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act required fishery management…


Michigan Inland Fisheries Grant Applications Due March 31

The Department of Natural Resources is now accepting applications for the 2010 Inland Fisheries Grant (IFG) program, which offer grants up to $200,000 for local projects that enhance Michigan’s aquatic resources. The IFG program is intended to foster citizen and community understanding and appreciation of inland fisheries resources and to…


Ice Fishing Clinic Set for Michigan Fisheries Visitor Center in Oden Jan. 24

The Department of Natural Resources’ Michigan Fisheries Visitor Center in Oden will hold an ice fishing clinic Saturday, Jan. 24, on Crooked Lake. The program begins at 10 a.m. with a 20-minute introduction indoors at the visitor center before participants head to nearby Crooked Lake for a great day of…


Pennsylvania Game Commission Prepares for Special Snow Goose Season

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Game Commission officials are set to offer hunters the opportunity to participate in a snow goose conservation hunt designed to help stem the growth of continental snow goose populations. Hunters must obtain a free snow goose conservation hunt permit and report cards from the agency to participate…


CA DFG Offers Two-Day Wilderness Survival Clinic in February

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is conducting a wilderness survival clinic Feb. 21-22. The clinic is part of the Advanced Hunter Education Program. The two-day clinic begins at 9 a.m. on Feb. 21 and runs until 3 p.m. on Feb. 22 at the Tejon Ranch, south of…


Iowa Midwinter Ice Fishing

Written by Joe Wilkinson It wasn’t hard to see why Dave Wilson plunked his ice tent down, just around the corner from Lake Macbride’s main boat ramp. Around him, the ice was pock-marked with refrozen holes, drilled by ice anglers in the days before. Still, in 15 feet of water,…


Register Now for the Alabama Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Spring 2009 Workshop

Registration is open for the next Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop, March 6-8, 2009. The workshop, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), will be held at the 4-H Center near Columbiana in Shelby County. BOW is held in the spring and fall each year. The workshop…


Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days in Alabama To Be Held February 7-8, 2009

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ (ADCNR) Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) has designated February 7-8, 2009, as Special Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days. On those two days, youth under age 16 may hunt when accompanied by a licensed adult hunter. Regular waterfowl season shooting hours, bag limits,…