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

L.D.W.F. Opens New Air Gun Range at Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge

March 4, 2011 – The public now has access to a new air gun shooting range at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge. Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Feb. 25 at the site. “This project is a wonderful example of a…


Program for preschoolers at Salamonie, IN March 16

Hiding in Plain Sight, a program designed for kids ages 2 to 5, will be offered Wednesday, March 16, at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. Participants will learn about how animals blend into their environment, search for hidden items, and enjoy a craft. Laura Whiteleather will lead the program using Growing…


Volunteers needed for bear population study

MADISON — Are you knowledgeable about the outdoors? If so, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources needs your help with an upcoming bear population study. It’s easy, fun – and purposeful. Participants will help DNR scientists update the state black bear population estimate. Last completed in 2006 by the DNR…


Don’t adopt a ‘lost’ fawn; it’s illegal and likely not abandoned

If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises a state wildlife biologist. Its mother has not abandoned it; she is probably nearby. Removing a fawn from the forest is also illegal because the animal is being taken outside the legal season for taking deer,…


Northwest Arkansas Weekly Fishing Report – March 3, 2011

Beaver Lake As of Tuesday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports the lake’s elevation at 1,111.73 feet MSL (Normal conservation pool – 1,120 MSL). Bailey’s Beaver Lake Guide Service (479-366-8664) said striper fishing has been slow, but it’s improving. It is time to start checking the flats on sunny…


Apply now for summer jobs with Conservation Corps Minnesota

High school youth looking for work are encouraged to apply by April 22 for one of 90 positions available with the Conservation Corps Minnesota summer conservation work program. Youth, ages 15-18, will be based at a residential program site in St. Croix State Park for eight weeks. They will travel…


Learn to Fly Fish For Trout this Spring – Courses in Hooksett or Manchester

CONCORD, N.H. – This spring, learn how to fly fish for trout at a free course being conducted by the Merrimack River Valley Chapter – Trout Unlimited and the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s “Let’s Go Fishing Program.” The five-session course will be taught by certified “Let’s Go Fishing”…


Division of Fish & Wildlife announces spring trout stocking plans, with downstate start set for March 5

DOVER (March 4, 2011) – The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announced that its spring 2011 downstate trout season will begin Saturday, March 5 with the opening of two downstate ponds stocked with rainbow trout. On that date, Tidbury Pond near Dover in Kent County and Newton Pond outside…


Alaska Unit 26B Grizzly Bear Registration Hunt Opens

Resident and nonresident hunters who want to take a grizzly bear in the central part of Unit 26B north of the Brooks Range this year need a registration permit. Registration permit RB989 is valid March 4-June 30, 2011, and registration permit RB988 is valid July 1-December 31, 2011. RB989 is…


Deer Hearings Begin March 24th

WATERBURY, VT — If you have an interest in Vermont’s white-tailed deer you will want to attend one of the five annual public hearings being held in March by the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department to discuss the deer herd. The meetings begin March 24th in Manchester. Wildlife biologists will…