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

Moose, Elk and Bighorn Sheep Seasons Set

North Dakota’s 2011 moose, elk and bighorn sheep proclamation has been finalized and applications are available at the state Game and Fish Department’s website. The deadline for applying is March 30. A total of 501 elk licenses are available to hunters this fall, a decrease of 60 from last year….


Brown Bear Control Program Approved in Unit 16B

Juneau – On a split 4-3 vote today, the Board of Game approved a proposal to add an experimental brown bear removal to a portion of an existing predation control area in part of Unit 16B in southcentral Alaska. Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) staff plan to implement…


DEP Reminds Residents It Is Illegal to Release Pet Turtles into the Wild

2011 Is the Year of the Turtle The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), as part of its Year of the Turtle awareness campaign with Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC), reminds citizens that it is illegal to release pet turtles into the wild. “Most turtles sold in pet…


New trails open at Half Moon WMA

Half Moon Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Sumter County will celebrate the opening of the area’s new hiking, biking and riding trails on March 19. Bring your bike, your horse or your hiking boots and take to the trails, or take the hayride or van tour to see and learn…


Lake St. Clair-area Residents Likely to Encounter Dead Fish This Spring

The Department of Natural Resources and Environment warns Lake St. Clair-area residents that, as the ice melts, they are likely to encounter significant numbers of dead fish. Large numbers of gizzard shad, which are at the northern edge of their range in Michigan, died this winter, probably because of the…


Golden Alga Fish Kill on Lake Granbury Spreads Downriver

ATHENS — A toxic golden alga bloom on Lake Granbury that began the first week of January 2011 appears to be heading down the Brazos River toward Lake Whitney. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Kills and Spills team and personnel with the Brazos River Authority have been conducting…


Spring Turkey Season to Open March 26

California’s 2011 spring turkey season will open statewide on March 26. The general season will extend through May 1. In addition, archers may hunt turkeys through May 15, and holders of junior hunting licenses are permitted to hunt with shotguns through May 15.In December 2008, the Fish and Game Commission…


Student Archers Honored At State Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Archers from the World Champion Anderson County Middle School team joined other student athletes from throughout Kentucky at the state Capitol for recognition of their participation in the National Archery in the Schools Program. Gov. Steve Beshear lauded the young athletes for their accomplishments at the National…


Rule Hearings on Antler Point Restriction Proposal: April 7 – Concord; and April 8 – Pittsburg

CONCORD, N.H. — Proposed rules regarding antler point restrictions (APRs) in Wildlife Management Unit-A for deer hunters in New Hampshire will be discussed at two public hearings in April: Thursday, April 7, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. 0330…


All Mountain Lion Hunting Closed In District 301

The hunting of all mountain lions in Montana hunting district 301, which includes portions of Gallatin and Park counties, will close one-half hour after sunset on Friday, March 11, 2011. The closure notice for the hunt came shortly after Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials received word that the pre-established…