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

Idaho’s Access YES! Application Period Open

Interested landowners may apply to participate in an incentive program that compensates participating landowners who provide hunters and anglers access to or through their land. The application period to participate in Access Yes! in 2009 is open now. The deadline is February 15. Enrollment and bid applications are available on…


Pokagon State Park Toboggan and Ski Rental Specials

Pokagon State Park is offering discounts on tobogganing and cross-country skiing as the season winds down. Visitors will receive a discount on cross-country skiing when they present a receipt from a toboggan run on the same day they want to ski. The special adult ski rental fee will be $5…


Suggestions Sought on Indiana Fish, Wildlife Rules

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Natural Resources Commission is seeking public suggestions as part of an ongoing comprehensive review and enhancement of fish and wildlife rules for the Department of Natural Resources. Substantive rule change suggestions can be made through a Web-based interactive form by going to IN.gov/nrc/ and clicking on…


Utah Hunter Safety Instructors Needed

Instructor training classes offered soon Have you ever wanted to pass the passion you have for hunting on to someone else? You can by serving as a volunteer Hunter Education course instructor. The Division of Wildlife Resources will train new instructors over the next few weeks at locations across Utah….


Bear Hunting Permits Approved in Utah

Wildlife Board sets permit numbers for 2009 Eight more black bears might be taken by hunters in Utah this year. At their Jan. 8 meeting in Salt Lake City, members of the Utah Wildlife Board approved 319 hunting permits for Utah’s 2009 spring and fall seasons. In 2008, a total…


Kansas Is Hunter’s Heaven For Winter Waterfowl

Good duck hunting still ahead; goose seasons extend into February PRATT — Avid Kansas waterfowl hunters never worry about the post-holiday blues. For them, January and February mean some of the best hunting of the year. Late-migrating mallards are often abundant when shallow waters freeze, and mallards concentrate on rivers…


KDWP To Stock Trout In River Above Webster Reservoir

After five dry years, river flow returns to levels that support stocking STOCKTON — In 2000, above average river flows allowed the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) to experiment with seasonal rainbow trout stocking in the South Fork of the Solomon River above Webster Reservoir. Habitat was enhanced…


Orientation meetings for Master Hunter applicants offered in Yakima, Spokane and Olympia

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and its Master Hunter Advisory Group are offering orientation classes in February for those interested in enrolling in the 2009 Master Hunter program. The orientation meetings will focus on the Master Hunter program application process, requirements for certification and the…


DEP Announces Winter Trout Stocking in Connecticut

It’s early January and the chill of winter is settling in on our lakes and ponds, setting the stage for that wonderful wintertime activity called ice fishing! In anticipation of this winter’s freeze, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has just completed its annual winter stocking of surplus broodstock brown…


Maryland DNR Biologists Complete Annual Oyster Surveys

5th Consecutive Year of Good Native-Oyster Survivorship Oxford, Md. — Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologists recently concluded the 2008 oyster survey, an annual assessment of the health and population of oyster bars in Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay. Since 1939, each fall biologists use a dredge to…