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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fishing Options Sprout in May for Trout, Halibut, Shrimp, & Lingcod

This is the time of year when new fishing opportunities start popping open like daffodils in the afternoonsun. Shrimp and lingcod inPuget Sound. Halibut there and off theWashingtoncoast. Spring chinook salmononthe Chehalis andYakimarivers. But none of those fisheries draw bigger crowds than the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which opened April…


Spring Chinook Fishery Extended 163 Miles Upriver from Bonneville Dam

OLYMPIA– Anglers will have at least four more days to fish for hatchery-reared spring chinook salmonona sectionof theColumbia Riverstretching 163 miles upstream from Bonneville Dam.  Citing the late timing of this year’s run, fishery managers fromWashingtonandOregontoday agreed to extend the fishery through May 6. According to current projections, anglers will…


Deadline Approaches To Apply For Youth Camp in Wyoming

CHEYENNE— Wyoming youth who would like to spend a week learning outdoor skills and participating in shooting sports, fishing, canoeing, hiking, rappelling, and other outdoor activities are reminded that the deadline to apply for the 2012 Wyoming Game and Fish Department Conservation Camp is May 18. This is more than…


Boca Grande Pass Fishing Under Seasonal Conservation Measures

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds anglers that seasonal conservation measures regulating the use of fishing gear in Boca Grande Pass for the next three months took effect April 1. These rules apply each year during the height of the tarpon fishing season in the pass. The measures…


Spring Workshops IN Michigan Offer Current Research on Status of Lake Huron Fishery

The Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with Michigan Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension, USGS Great Lakes Science Center and local fishery organizations, will be participating in three regional workshops this spring highlighting research and information about Lake Huron’s fishery. Workshops are open to the public, and will provide…


New York Spring Turkey Season Opens May 1

Youth Turkey Hunting Weekend Set for April 21-22 The 2012 spring turkey season opens May 1 in all of upstate New York lying north of the Bronx-Westchester County boundary and the annual Youth Turkey Hunting Weekend is set for April 21-22, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)…


Minnesota State Parks and Trails Geocaching Program

The Geocaching Wildlife Safari, a high-tech treasure hunt, is nearing the end of its three-year run as one of the more popular programs of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Parks and Trails Division. Since the program began, interpretive naturalists at Minnesota state parks have offered 325 Geocaching 101…


New Group Pavilion Opens at Palo Duro Canyon State Park

Multipurpose Rec Hall Named in Honor of Amarillo-area Benefactor CANYON, TX–Some 200 people from across the region turned out for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the long-awaited Mack Dick Group Pavilion in the bottom of scenic Palo Duro Canyon State Park on Thursday. The ceremony was accented with a dramatic…


California DFG Expands Annual Trout Fest to Three Central Valley Hatcheries

The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Trout Fest is expanding in 2012.  Trout Fest is a free educational event that introduces people to the sport of fishing and responsible angling. In 2012, Trout Fest will expand to the following locations:  -> Saturday, April 28 –Kern River Hatchery in Kernville…


Applications for Deer and Pig Hunting Open up in Western Merced County, CA

Opening weekend requires tags, access permit and reservations Applications are being accepted for a limited number of deer and pig hunt access permits on opening weekend, August 11-12, of the Zone A season. Specific locations for this hunt include Upper and Lower Cottonwood Creek and the San Luis Reservoir wildlife…