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

Ohioans Urged to Use Extra Caution on the Ice

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohioans are reminded to use extreme caution during winter while venturing onto frozen waterways and to be prepared to handle an emergency should someone fall through the ice, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).   The advisory follows the tragic deaths last weekend of…


Centennial Program on Roanoke River Fisheries Management

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The 2009 Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar series at the Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education begins Feb. 11 with a program on fisheries management on the Roanoke River. Dr. Joe Hightower, of the North Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at N.C. State University, will lead…


Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail guide completed

Fifth and final guide now available MADISON – The fifth and final segment of the Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail describing 71 automobile-accessible waypoints in the 13 county Southern Savanna region is now complete. The Southern Savanna Birding and Nature Trail (pdf; 9.2 MB) is available on line through…


Stick To Your New Year’s Resolution

Enjoy Wisconsin’s great outdoors for fun, exercise this winter MADISON – Among the legions who pledge to fight the “battle of the bulge” in the new year? Join the club in the state’s biggest gym – the outdoors – where an exercise specialist predicts chances of winning the health game…


Fly-Fish for Trout at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center

RALEIGH, N.C. – Anglers can fish for trout this winter without leaving Cumberland County. In December, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission stocked more than 1,000 brook, brown and rainbow trout in two ponds at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center for several upcoming fly-fishing clinics during January, February and…


Missouri Youth Deer Harvest Third-largest on Record

Hunters age 6 through 15 checked 12,172 deer during the two youth portions of Missouri’s firearms deer season. JEFFERSON CITY—Young hunters checked 1,772 deer during the final youth portion of Missouri’s firearms deer season, bringing the year’s youth harvest to 12,172 and the total firearms deer harvest to 238,319. The…


2009 Turkey Seasons Structure Remains Unchanged in Missouri

The length and timing of spring and fall turkey seasons are the same this year, though a few other details have changed. JEFFERSON CITY—The broad outlines of Missouri’s spring and fall turkey seasons remain the same as last year’s, but some details, such as permit types and hunter-education requirements for…


Get Outdoors Florida! – A Fish Busters’ Bulletin

“Nature deficit disorder” is a growing concern, but a new initiative of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and others endeavors to make the problem obsolete. Coined by Richard Louv in the book “Last Child in the Woods,” nature deficit disorder refers to the growing disconnect between people…


Joint Illinois Deer Population Task Force Makes Final Recommendations

Committee focused on ways to manage deer populations SPRINGFIELD –   The Joint Task Force on Deer Population Control (JTF) has made final recommendations on ways to manage the Illinois deer population, provide additional deer hunting opportunities, and reduce deer/vehicle accidents throughout the state.  The recommendations include extending portions of some…


Texas the State of Flowing Water Video Documentary To Air Feb. 12

AUSTIN, Texas — The one-hour video documentary Texas the State of Flowing Water will air at 8 p.m. central time, Thursday, Feb. 12 on all Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations in Texas. It is the fourth in an award-winning series of water resource documentaries produced by Texas Parks and Wildlife…