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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

DCNR Plans White-Water Release into Bucks County’s Tohickon Creek

Harrisburg – White-water boating enthusiasts will have a chance to test their paddling skills in tricky rapids this weekend when the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources releases water from Lake Nockamixon into the Tohickon Creek in Bucks County. Annually scheduled the third weekend in March, the release is planned…


GAME AND FISH TO ORGANIZE ELK WORKING GROUP

CODY – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced today that it will form a citizen’s working group to assist in formulating recommendations for the future management of the Cody elk herd (hunt areas 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 66). “Our intent is to collaborate with a variety of…


OFFICERS SAVE SWAN SHOT WITH ARROW, LAUNCH SEARCH FOR SHOOTER

FLORA VISTA – Department of Game and Fish conservation officers successfully removed an arrow from a tundra swan that had been shot from a bow last week near Farmington. An investigation is under way to find the person who shot the protected bird. The juvenile swan was one of four…


Spring Hunter Education Class Set in Butte

Spring hunter education is coming soon in Butte. Registration is required and will be held on Monday, April 4 from 6-8 p.m. at the Butte East Middle School Auditorium (2600 Grand Ave.). The class will take place on April 6-7 and 11-14 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Butte East Middle…


Common Bear Attractants:

Human Garbage Human garbage is a primary bear attractant. Garbage left out over night has a 70 percent chance of attracting a bear. Garbage put out in the morning has only a two percent chance of attracting a bear. * Trash should be stored during the week in a bear-proof…


DNREC to hold public hearings on amendments to shark, fishing gear regulations on March 25

DOVER (March 18, 2011) – The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold back-to-back public hearings beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, March 25 in the DNREC auditorium, Richardson & Robbins Building, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, regarding proposed amendments to Atlantic shark regulations and Tidal Finfish Regulations on equipment and…


Virginia Man Breaks North Carolina Bluefin Tuna Record

MOREHEAD CITY – A Virginia man set a new North Carolina state record for bluefin when he reeled in an 805-pound, 8-ounce fish off Oregon Inlet last weekend. Corey Schultz, of Waverly, Va., caught the fish Saturday aboard the Sea Breeze out of Oregon Inlet Fishing Center. The fish measured…


Fire underway in mine shaft at Soudan Underground Mine State Park

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center (MIFC) are responding to a fire that has been detected inside the mine shaft at Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower, Minn. There have been no injuries or loss of life due to the fire. It does…


Lake Wichita Fishery Survey Results Good News for Anglers

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Inland Fisheries office in Wichita Falls recently completed a gill net survey of hybrid striped bass and channel catfish populations at Lake Wichita, and the results are very encouraging. “The results exceeded our expectations,” said biologist Robert Mauk. “Our gill nets sampled a…


DFG to Offer Black Powder Hunting Clinic in April

The California Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program will offer a black powder hunting clinic in Merced County on April 30. Designed for all skill levels, the clinic will include both lecture and live-fire exercises. The lecture portion will include a short history of black powder…