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

Free Rainbow Trout Harvest at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

ATHENS—Visitors to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC) are invited to harvest rainbow trout at no charge from now through the end of the season in late April. Regular admission charges will still apply, but no additional fee will be charged for harvesting rainbow trout. Up to five rainbow trout…


Spring Turkey Outlook: Lots of Jakes, Harder Hunting for Mature Gobblers

Spring turkey hunters are going to see a lot of jakes and hear from even more this season, but success in finding mature gobblers will depend on hunting location. “You might start calling and have 10 jakes run up,” says Jason Hardin, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department upland game bird…


FISHING ATLAS INDISPENSIBLE ANGLING AID

Atlas including maps of all public-access fishing areas now online; printed copies shipping March 9 PRATT, KS ­­— Warmer March weather is welcome news for Kansas anglers, and more good news may be found in the 2011 Kansas Fishing Atlas, now available for viewing and download from the Kansas Department…


UNSAFE ICE: EAGLE NEST LAKE CLOSED TO ICE FISHING

EAGLE NEST, NM — Eagle Nest Lake has been closed to ice fishing because of recent warm weather and winds that caused rapidly deteriorating ice conditions, the Department of Game and Fish and New Mexico State Parks announced Monday. Although the lake is still partially covered, the ice is getting…


Free online logbook unveiled for anglers to keep track of trips, catches

DOVER (March 15, 2011) – The Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife has partnered with the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) to create an electronic logbook for use by all anglers who fish in Delaware waters so they can easily keep a running tally of their fishing trips and…


Vermont’s Spring Turkey Hunting Starts Soon

Vermont’s Spring Turkey Hunting Starts Soon WATERBURY, VT— Vermont offers some of the best turkey hunting in New England according to the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department. Vermont hunters have established new spring turkey harvest records in nine of the last thirteen years. In 2010, Hunters took 5,478 turkeys in…


Tsunami Impacts on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge

A tsunami generated by a powerful earthquake off the coast of Japan struck Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge at 11:36 PM on Thursday, March 10th and continued for the next few hours.  Fortunately, Midway residents received approximately 4 hours of advanced warning and successfully implemented its tsunami emergency plan.  All…


Area lakes stocked for spring break fishing

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Spring break is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect time to take the kids fishing. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is stocking the following lakes and reservoirs with plenty of legal-sized rainbow trout in time for spring break. Coos and Curry counties: Bradley…


Fishing to heat up near the shore

Melting ice means hot fishing If you like to catch trout from the shore, start paying attention to Utah’s fishing reports—some of the best shore fishing of the year is about to begin. Ice is starting to pull away from shorelines at various mid-elevation waters around the state. As the…


Singing Sands pre-school program at Indiana Dunes in April

The Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center is offering a Singing Sands pre-school program on four Fridays in the month of April. Program dates are April 1, 8, 15, and 22. Parents with children between the ages of 3 and 5 may sign up their child for an hour of…