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

Falcon, Lake Fork Produce Toyota ShareLunkers in Texas

ATHENS—Perennial big-bass lakes Falcon and Fork each produced a Toyota ShareLunker over the weekend. Falcon started the ball rolling March 16 with a 14.39-pounder, the biggest fish entered into the program so far this season. Gary Wingate of Amarillo caught the fish in 12 feet of water using a plastic…


Spring Wild Turkey Season Quickly Approaches in California

California’s 2012 general spring wild turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6, with the archery season extending through May 20. Hunters who have a current junior hunting license may also hunt the weekend before the opener, on March 24 and 25, and the two…


CA DFG Holds Public Meetings on Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan Process

The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will be holding two public meetings to share information about the Spiny Lobster Fishery Management Plan (FMP) process. The meetings, which will be held in Oxnard and Carlsbad, will provide the public and interested organizations with an opportunity to learn more about…


New Michigan Fishing Regulations Take Effect April 1

To ensure that Michigan’s fisheries resources are managed properly and are providing the best benefits to anglers and the public, the Department of Natural Resources annually fine-tunes fishing regulations. For the coming 2012-2013 angling year, which begins April 1, the DNR would like anglers to be aware of the following…


LDWF Staff Instrumental in Protecting the Resource at the 2012 Bassmaster Classic

March 12, 2012 – Earlier this year, anglers from across the country converged in Shreveport, La., for the biggest event in tournament fishing, the Bassmaster Classic. The country’s best anglers battled it out during the three-day event on one of the nation’s best bass fisheries, the Red River. The B.A.S.S….


State of Louisiana Announces Louisiana Blue Crab to Be First Sustainable Blue Crab Fishery in the World

March 12, 2012 – Today the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) in coordination with the Louisiana Crab Task Force and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB), announced the Louisiana blue crab fishery has been recognized with the seal of ‘sustainability’ by a third-party organization, the Marine…


L.D.W.F. Public Meetings Begin This Week on Proposed Hunting Seasons, W.M.A. Rules Changes and Waterfowl Zones and Splits Options

March 12, 2012 — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will host six public meetings around the state to present proposed 2012-14 hunting season dates, Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) general rules and regulation changes, and waterfowl zones and splits options. Public comment will be taken on all items under…


Commission Hears Comments on Hunting Rules In Washington

MOSES LAKE – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission heard public comments on proposed hunting rules, and approved a water-rights transfer in Okanogan County during a public meeting here March 9-10   More than three-dozen people testified on new hunting rules proposed for the 2012-14 seasons. Those proposals range from…


Afton, Douglas, and Shoshoni Schools Come Out On Top, But All Children Win in the 2012 Wyoming National Archery in Schools Program State Tournament

CHEYENNE  – Unofficially, you could call Zoee Wilson of Cheyenne and Mason Barker of Douglas, Wyoming’s young Robin Hoods. Officially, they are the Cowboy State’s top young female and male archers in the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) State Tournament. Winning the team titles in the fourth annual competition…


Fly Fishing Films to Prime Anglers for Upcoming Season

Portland, ME – Fly Fishing in Maine (FFIM) is partnering with local sponsors, including L.L.Bean, HighTower Advisors and Eldredge Brothers Fly Shop, to host the 2012 Fly Fishing Film Tour this coming weekend. This year’s tour features selections from this year’s selections include clips featuring perennial fly fishing destinations like Montana, Florida, Idaho,…