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

Turkey Hunting Field Day & Calling Seminar, April 17

WATERBURY, VT — The Fly Rod Shop in Stowe will hold its 4th Annual Turkey Hunting Field Day and Calling Seminar on April 17th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Demonstrations will include the right way to use mouth calls and friction calls. Other topics will include: scouting, setting up…


Reelfoot Lake State Park Offering Deep Swamp Canoe Floats

Guided Spring Tours Offer an Up-Close View of Diverse Ecosystem NASHVILLE – Spring is in the air and there’s no better way to celebrate nature’s resurgence than a deep swamp canoe float at Reelfoot Lake State Park. Every weekend through April 30, the park’s experienced naturalist staff will be guiding half-day…


DNR Launches Voluntary Commercial License Buy-Back Program To Aid Blue Crab Conservation

Federal Blue Crab Disaster Funds will be used to purchase commercial Unlimited Tidal Fish and Crab Harvester Licenses Annapolis, Md. (March 23, 2011) — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering to buy and permanently retire Unlimited Tidal Fish (TFL) and Crab Harvester (CB) commercial fishing licenses on…


Oyster Season to Close Early in East Side of Calcasieu Lake

March 22, 2011 – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Secretary Robert Barham issued an emergency order to close the oyster season in the east side of Calcasieu Lake (DHH Harvest Area 29) at one-half hour after sunset on Friday, March 25, 2011. The season was previously set by…


No traces of Asian carp found in Milwaukee waterways

MILWAUKEE — No traces of Asian carp DNA have been found in water samples collected from major Milwaukee waterways, according to the University of Notre Dame researchers who did the sampling. The researchers notified the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources of the results in a letter last week. The DNR…


Peregrine Falcons Begin Nesting Season in Ohio

Internet users can follow the season’s progress at wildohio.com COLUMBUS, OH – The 2011 peregrine falcon nesting season is underway in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife. There are peregrine pairs at 30 to possibly 38 sites and eggs are being incubated at…


Federal Waters off South Carolina Closed to All Fishing for Brown, White, and Pink Shrimp Through June 6, 2011

Effective March 22, 2011, NOAA Fisheries Service has closed federal waters within 25 nautical miles of the state waters off South Carolina to the harvest of brown, pink, and white shrimp through June 6, 2011. South Carolina has closed its territorial waters to all shrimping as well. This action comes…


April Programs for Families Set for Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center

The Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center, located just eight miles west of Kalamazoo, is offering five nature programs in April. Families can learn how animals adapt to spring, how nocturnal critters find food and discover the variety of bird species migrating back to the north. Two programs are…


New York’s Freshwater Fishing Season Kicks off with April 1 Trout and Salmon Opener

Conditions Will Be Tough for Early Season Anglers in Most Areas of the State Unlike last year when opening day trout anglers were greeted with relatively tranquil conditions, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) informs this winter’s heavy snows and resultant high, cold stream conditions will not…


Toyota ShareLunkers 521, 522 Come from Gilmer, Caddo

Caddo fish is a repeat from last season; Gilmer fish is new lake record ATHENS—Gilmer Reservoir sent a new lake record largemouth bass to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) March 17, and the next day Caddo Lake sent the existing lake record largemouth to Athens for the second year…