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

TPWD Offering Chances to Win Lifetime Hunting License

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is offering Texas hunters and anglers the chance to win a Lifetime Super Combo hunting and fishing license — an $1,800 value — for only $5. Entries for the Lifetime License Drawing can be purchased anywhere hunting and fishing licenses are…


Toyota Texas Bass Classic Comes to Lake Conroe Next Month

Angling Competition Benefits Texas Parks & Wildlife; Kids 17 & Under Free LAKE CONROE, Texas — The Toyota Texas Bass Classic, a Professional Anglers Association (PAA) sanctioned event, is only one month away from its debut on Lake Conroe. The October 16 — 18 competition benefits Texas Parks & Wildlife…


2009/09/16 – Texas Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report

Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. North Zone Dove: Rain showers last week put a damper on the flight, however, between showers doves were good in corn, milo and along treelines. Fields near Paris enjoyed good shoots in harvested corn and soybeans. Amarillo…


New Quarters to Feature National Parks and National Wildlife Refuges

50 DOI Sites Selected for the America the Beautiful Quarters™ Program WASHINGTON, DC — Hot Springs, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon National Parks will be the first sites commemorated in a new quarter-dollar program announced today by the U.S. Mint. Starting in April of 2010, the America the Beautiful Quarters…


NOAA’s Fisheries Service Cracks Down on Charter Boat Companies Operating Illegally

Charter boat companies feeling the sting of unfair competition have looked to NOAA’s Fisheries Service Office of Law Enforcement for help. After receiving multiple complaints about allegedly illegal charter boat trips undercutting legal businesses, undercover agents with NOAA OLE’s southeast enforcement division and state special operations divisions from Florida, Mississippi,…


Federal Agencies Release Draft Reports Required by Chesapeake Bay Executive Order

WASHINGTON – Federal agencies today released the seven draft reports required by President Obama’s executive order on the Chesapeake Bay, which contain a range of proposed strategies for accelerating cleanup of the nation’s largest estuary and its vast watershed. The draft reports collectively call for increased accountability and performance from…


Georgia Hunters Help Fight Hunger

Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry program. This successful program celebrated serving its one-millionth meal in 2007 and continues to provide opportunities during hunting season for hunters to share their harvest with those in need….


Application Deadline For Bobcat/Elk Guide Permits in Pennsylvania is Oct. 16

HARRISBURG – Anyone interested in applying to be a bobcat or elk guide for the upcoming seasons should submit a completed application to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Bureau of Wildlife Protection by Friday, Oct. 16.  Guide permits cost $25 for residents and $50 for nonresidents, per species.  For those who…


L.D.W.F. Secretary Creates Louisiana Shrimp Processor Advisory Panel

The Louisiana Shrimp Task Force gave Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham the authority to create two advisory panels to the task force.  One advisory panel will be comprised of Louisiana shrimp harvesters from across the state, while the other will be made-up of Louisiana shrimp…


Migratory Bird Hunting Season Dates Set in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced the dates for the 2009-2010 migratory bird hunting seasons, which include seasons for hunting ducks, geese, woodcock, snipe, and rails. Specific details on season dates, bag limits, regulations, and other reminders are published in the 2009-2010 Migratory Bird Hunting Guide, which…