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Monthly Archives: September 2013

FWC Proposes Gulf Grouper Rule Changes in Florida State Waters

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) on Thursday proposed new rules for the recreational and commercial harvest of grouper in Gulf of Mexico state waters.  The proposed rules follow up on interim measures taken earlier this year and will generally match state grouper rules with pending federal regulations. …


New Hours Offer Chattahoochee Trout Anglers More Opportunity in Georgia

Previously open to anglers from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Georgia Power now has extended its access hours for the Morgan Falls Dam area of the Chattahoochee River from dawn to dusk. The new hours allow anglers more convenient times to hook a string of rainbow or brown trout. Trout…


Pontiac Lake Shooting Range Closing for Renovations; Other DNR Ranges Open for Business in Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources will temporarily close the Pontiac Lake Shooting Range for renovations on Monday, April 20. The range is located in the Pontiac Lake Recreation Area in Waterford in Oakland County. Work is expected to be completed by Monday, June 1. The 25/50 yard earthen berm will…


Fall Wild Turkey Hunters Had A Great Season in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG – Preliminary harvest data indicate wild turkey hunters had one fine season this past fall. In fact, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, it was one of the best in years. Preliminary harvest information estimates that hunters took 26,485 turkeys in the 2008 fall season. That’s up substantially from…


Many Sierra Trout Waters Open April 25 in California

One of California’s biggest trout fishing openers is coming up on April 25. Numerous waters opening April 25 are already planted with 8-12 inch-long catchable size trout. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will plant roughly nine million rainbow trout state-wide in 2009 providing outstanding angling opportunities. Many families…


Operation Colusa Clan Nets Seven Suspected Sturgeon Poachers

Wardens arrested seven Sacramento area men suspected of catching sturgeon using juvenile salmon as bait, then selling the illegally harvested fish for personal profit. Dubbed Operation Colusa Clan, it is the eighth major sturgeon poaching operation since 2003. Most of the fish were caught in Colusa County. “We are using…


Eleven New Paddling Trails Slated for Texas Waters in 2009

AUSTIN, Texas — When the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail is dedicated April 28, it will be the 16th Texas Paddling Trail and — at 26 miles — the longest in the state. Notable as an oasis for wildlife and tranquility in the nation’s fourth-largest city, the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail…


Choke Canyon ShareLunker Breaks Drought

ATHENS, Texas — The dry spell is over. Three weeks passed during the height of the big bass season without a single entry into the ShareLunker program, but that ended April 9 when Dennis Segner of Fredericksburg caught a 13.17-pound largemouth from Choke Canyon Reservoir. Segner’s fish became the 16th…


CT DEP 2009 Preseason Trout Stocking Well Underway

Opening Day of trout season is Saturday, April 18th Trout Management Areas offer preseason angling opportunities FIND YOUR RODS, DUST OFF YOUR LURES, CHECK YOUR WADERS, AND GET READY FOR OPENING DAY OF TROUT FISHING SEASON!  The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is also gearing up for the 2009 season….


Four Million Cubic Yards of Dredge Rock to be Deployed at Nine Reefs

Beginning in April 2009, four million cubic yards of rock generated from New York District, Army Corps of Engineers dredging operations will be deployed on nine New Jersey reefs over the next three years as part of the Artificial Reef Program. The dredge rock, consisting of shale, sandstone and granite…