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

National Park Service Gets the Lead Out!

WASHINGTON – National Park Service visitors and wildlife have something to cheer about today with the agency’s stepped-up efforts to reduce lead in national park environments. “Our goal is to eliminate the use of lead ammunition and lead fishing tackle in parks by the end of 2010,” said Acting National…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Designates Critical Habitat for the Louisiana Black Bear

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today published a final rule to designate approximately 1,195,821 acres of land in 15 Louisiana Parishes as critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the threatened Louisiana black bear. Areas designated as critical habitat for the Louisiana black bear include bottomland and…


11 March, 2009 – Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Randy Zellers (501)223-6406, e-mail: rdzellers [at] agfc [dot] state [dot] ar [dot] us This is the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s fishing report for March 11, 2009. If there is a body of water you would like included in this report, please call or e-mail…


Michigan DNR Will Continue Limited Walleye Production in 2009

The Department of Natural Resources will continue limited production of walleye fry for the 2009 season as a precaution against spreading viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) into inland waters, fisheries officials announced today. “We still don’t have all the information we’d like on VHS,” said Gary Whelan, DNR fish production manager….


This Big One Didn’t Get Away

Latest ShareLunker is one of a kind, and a heart-warming story too ATHENS, Texas—ShareLunker program manager David Campbell often says anglers who donate big bass to the program are the best conservationists in Texas, and that statement is backed up by what happened at Lake Fork Saturday. Guide James Caldemeyer…


Babying Big Bass – How You Handle a Lunker Impacts Its Chances of Survival

ATHENS, Texas—One of the biggest factors that influences the survival of fish entered into the ShareLunker program is how those fish are handled and cared for prior to being picked up by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees. ShareLunker handling and care tips on the TPWD web site emphasize…


Game Zone 6 Spring Turkey Season Opens Sunday, March 15 in S.C.

The 2009 turkey season in Game Zone Six will open on Sunday, March 15.  The old law that provided for hunting on Saturday when the season opening date fell on Sunday or on Monday when the season closing date fell on Sunday was repealed last year by the General Assembly…


N.C. Commission to Construct Coastal Boating Access Areas

RALEIGH, N.C.  – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is working with two towns and a county to build three new boating access areas in the state’s coastal region. The free 24-hour ramps and parking areas will provide boaters from across the state access to public waters. “One of our goals…


Wildfire Season Precautions Urged

Ohioans are urged to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Forestry.   Ohio law states that outdoor debris burning is prohibited from 6 a.m. to 6…


River Anglers Reminded of Wading Safety Tips

COLUMBUS, OH – The arrival of the popular “walleye run” along the Maumee and Sandusky rivers and other early spring fishing opportunities is about to begin and anglers are advised by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to observe some basic safety tips while wading and boating in pursuit…