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

DESERT SHEEP FROM MEXICO ARRIVE AT RED ROCK WILDLIFE AREA

LORDSBURG, NM — Desert bighorn sheep destined for a captive breeding program at the Red Rock Wildlife Area north of here arrived Saturday, Feb. 26, after more than two months of quarantine in Mexico. The 10 young rams will provide new genes to a herd that was started at Red…


Alaska Statewide Commercial Salmon Harvest Forecast for 2011

Juneau – The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announces that the statewide commercial salmon harvest for 2011 is forecast to total 203 million salmon of all species. This would be the fifth largest total harvest, and fourth highest pink salmon harvest, since Alaska became a state and took over…


Hunter Education Instructor Training Offered

WATERBURT, VT –There is no more powerful way to give back to what you love than with a gift of your time. If you love to hunt in Vermont, there are few better ways of giving your time than becoming a volunteer hunter education instructor. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife…


MD DNR Ends Commercial LCC Crab License Buyback

Annapolis, Md. (March 1, 2011) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is ending the Limited Crab Catcher (LCC) commercial license buyback program after retiring nearly 700 LCC licenses in about a year and a half. DNR is no longer offering to purchase LCC licenses as of March 11,…


Governor Jindal Announces State Investing $12 Million in Emergency Restoration Funding for Louisiana Coast, Not Waiting for BP

March 1, 2011 – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal joined coastal parish leaders and members of the fishing and oyster industries to announce $12 million in emergency restoration funding to help Louisiana’s coastline recover from the effects of the BP oil spill. This funding total includes $2 million to reestablish oyster…


Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic

The 27th annual premier hunting and fishing outdoor show. The Palmetto State’s Wildest Weekend! For more Information: Call: 803-734-4008 Email: psc [at] dnr [dot] sc [dot] gov When: March 25, 26 & 27, 2011 Date: Day Date Times Friday March 25, 2011 noon to 8 p.m. Saturday March 26, 2011…


Ohio’s Outdoor Burning Restrictions begin March 1

Spring ushers in Wildfire Season COLUMBUS, OH – 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…


FWC reminds hunters of Big Cypress road closure

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds those seeking access to Big Cypress National Preserve of a road closure that takes effect March 3. Beginning Thursday, a portion of Loop Road within the Preserve, south of the Gator Hook Strand site and west to Crooked Culvert, will be closed…


NY DEC Announces Exam for Falconry Apprentice

Exam Slated for April 22; Applications Due April 1 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that the examination for individuals seeking an apprentice license to practice the sport of falconry has been scheduled for Friday, April 22, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at DEC…


Registration for ODFW salmon, trout conference ends March 6

SALEM, Ore. – Participants have until March 6 to register for the ODFW’s Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program (STEP) conference scheduled for March 26 and 27 in Rockaway Beach. With the theme “Teach today. Fish tomorrow,” the conference will bring together volunteers and educators who teach about fish and help…