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

2009/09/09 – What’s Open For Hunting in Arkansas

Current and approaching seasons in Arkansas:    Furbearers Raccoon night hunting: sunset, July 1-sunrise, Aug. 31. Badger, spotted skunk and weasel hunting: Closed. Alligator 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept. 18 until 30 minutes before sunrise on Monday, Sept. 21 and from 30 minutes after sunset on Friday, Sept….


Bird-watching is a Popular Hobby for Southerners

LITTLE ROCK – A recently released report reveals that bird-watching continues to thrive as a popular hobby for Americans, even more so for Southerners. According to this U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service report, an estimated 33 percent of Southerners bird-watch as of 2006, compared with 20 percent of Americans nationwide…


Arkansas’ DeGray State Park Fishing Contest is Open to Anyone

BISMARCK – Do you have a hankering to do a little fishing? Get to DeGray Lake Resort State Park on Saturday, Sept. 12, and you may win a prize as well as having some fun. The Hook, Line, and Sinker Fishing Derby at DeGray Park will be at Pond 7…


What is the 2009-2010 Season Limit on Deer in Arkansas? Four, Maybe

LITTLE ROCK – It’s a common question. What is the season limit on deer in Arkansas? But the answer isn’t so simple. The season bag limit is four deer, provided at least one deer is taken in one of the zones or areas listed below. No more than two may…


Archers Will Find More Mature Bucks This Year in Missouri

Antler-point restrictions, now in their sixth year in some areas, are having a noticeable effect on the size of deer antlers JEFFERSON CITY–Missouri’s top deer biologist says hunters can expect to find more mature bucks when archery deer season opens Sept. 15. Archers enjoy a long season, Sept. 15 through…


Martin County free Kids’ Fishing Clinic set for Sept. 12

Teaching children a lifelong hobby; instilling an appreciation for our marine environment; and providing a fun, family outing are the objectives for the Martin County Kids’ Fishing Clinic. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fish Florida, the Martin County Parks and Recreation Department and the Sport Fish Restoration…


Prospective Visitors Can Take Virtual Tours of Minnesota State Parks

For anyone wondering what there is to see or do at Minnesota state parks once you get there, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is adding virtual tours to its Web site. Virtual tours of Itasca, Jay Cooke, Minneopa and Soudan Underground Mine state parks were created this summer as…


Murray County Shallow Lake of Minnesota Receives Special Designation

Round Lake in Murray County has been officially designated as Minnesota’s 43rd wildlife management lake by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner Mark Holsten. The formal designation, following months of planning and public input gathering, provides the DNR with special authority to manage the 162-acre lake for waterfowl, wildlife…


Youth Must Apply for Antlerless Permit in Much of Southwestern Minnesota

Hunters who hope to harvest an antlerless deer in southwestern Minnesota this fall have an important date coming up soon: Thursday, Sept. 10. According to Ken Varland, DNR regional wildlife manager at New Ulm, hunters have expressed concerns about low deer populations in many portions of this area. In order…


Indian Lake State Park of Michigan Begins Improvement Projects on Sept. 8

Indian Lake State Park in Schoolcraft County will begin paving improvements and site redevelopments to the South Unit campground and boating access site on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Campers will be allowed to remain in the campground until it closes at 1 p.m. on Sept. 8. The West Unit, a semi-modern…