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

Fishing is Easy and Fun in Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters

RALEIGH, N.C. – With hatchery-supported trout waters opening at 7 a.m. on April 4, now is the time to make plans to take a kid fishing in waters where the fishing tends to be a little easier and a lot more fun. As the name implies, hatchery-supported trout waters are…


2009 Spring Trout Season Opens April 4; Rainbow Trout Being Stocked at 43 Locations Throughout Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The 2009 spring trout fishing season in Illinois will begin at 5 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Marc Miller announced today. “The first Saturday in April is always a big day for families to go fishing in Illinois thanks to…


Repairs Made to Red Hills State Park Lake Spillway

Fish will be restocked after lake refills SUMNER, IL – Repairs have been made to the spillway and spillway gate at Red Hills State Park in time for spring rains to begin refilling the lake at the Lawrence County site, Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Marc Miller announced today….


Watercraft Restrictions Removed on Illinois River

Public should always use caution when recreating on public waterways SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) at 10 a.m. today announced that it has removed the remaining recreational boating restrictions it authorized last week on the Illinois River. Rising water levels and swift currents led to the…


Motorized Trail Planning Meetings Scheduled Throughout Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Office of Trails invites Ohioans to a series of public meetings around the state to provide input for motorized trail planning activities.    “ODNR is developing a motorized trails plan that will be the blueprint for our office in terms…


White Bass Are First “Fresh Catch” of the Georgian Spring

As early as February, white bass begin spawning runs up several Georgia rivers. The migration continues through early April, making March the ideal time to target the popular sport fish. Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division Fisheries biologists recommend fishing the tributaries to Clarks Hill Lake and the…


Public Comment Sought on Proposal to Restore Paiute Cutthroat Trout to Historic Habitat in Silver King Creek

 State and federal wildlife agencies are seeking public comment on a proposal to restore Paiute cutthroat trout to its historic habitat. The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), today released a draft joint Environmental…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Endangered Species Recovery Champion Awards in California

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Acting Director Rowan Gould has announced the 18 recipients of the Service’s 2008 Recovery Champion award. The Recovery Champion award recognizes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees and their partners for contributions to the recovery of threatened and endangered species in the United States. “The…


Utah DWR Proposes More Deer and Elk Permits

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources proposes big game permit numbers for this fall’s hunts You might have a better chance at drawing a permit to hunt big game in Utah this fall. Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending an increase in the number of permits available for most…


“Don’t Feed Wild Dolphins” Says New Public Service Announcement

Illegal feeding harms both animals and humans “Just stop feeding me!” says an animated dolphin in a new public service announcement released today that highlights the dangers of dolphins getting hooked on human handouts. The PSA was produced by a coalition of government agencies and private organizations. The PSA reminds…