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

Colorado Turkey Talk

DENVER – There are a lot of people talking turkey this time of year. Roasted or deep-fried?  White meat or dark? Do you want stuffing with that? But ask a Colorado bird hunter about turkeys, and you are more likely to hear them debate the Rio Grande versus Merriam’s turkey….


CA DFG Publishes Printable and Interactive Steelhead Zone Maps to Assist Anglers

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has created and posted two different Steelhead Report and Restoration Card (SHRRC) location code maps to help anglers easily identify location code boundaries and accurately report their catch. The newly available maps include a printable pocket guide for use in the field and…


Junior Duck Hunts at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in California

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is now accepting applications for two special junior duck hunts at Grizzly Island Wildlife Area. On Saturday, Dec. 8 and Wednesday, Dec. 26, spaced blinds on Pond 11 and the Crescent Unit of the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area will be available only to…


Winter Trout Stocking Program Locations Announced in Texas

AUSTIN – For an inexpensive, entry-level fishing experience the entire family can enjoy, it doesn’t get much easier than winter rainbow trout fishing in Texas. Beginning in December and continuing through March, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will stock upwards of 250,000 hatchery-reared rainbow trout at more than 100…


Sampling at North Sterling Reservoir of Colorado Indicates Good Fishing in Near Future

Brush, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has determined that the fish kill at North Sterling this past September was not as significant as previously believed.  Samples confirm that enough fish were spared for continued angling throughout the coming year and through the fishery rebuilding process. “It appears that we…


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Salazar Announces Fee Free Days at National Parks, Public Lands for 2013

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced dates in 2013 when more than 2,000 national parks, national forests, national wildlife refuges, and other federal lands will offer free admittance to everyone. “Our national parks, wildlife refuges, forests and other public lands offer every American a place to get…


Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

Deadline for submission of nominations is December 31 ATHENS, Texas — Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through December 31 for induction into the Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. Nominations may be made in the categories of industry,…


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Louisiana Women in the Wild Participants Experience First Deer Hunt

Nov. 13, 2012 — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), in conjunction with Cabela’s, held a lottery deer hunt for the Louisiana Women in the Wild-Hunting Basics Workshopparticipants on October 27-28, 2012 at the Atchafalaya Delta Wildlife Management Area. The five ladies selected arrived on the island on…


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Update on Delaware State Parks Reopening and Closures

DOVER (Nov.2, 2012) – As cleanup from Hurricane Sandy continues, here is an update from DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation about Delaware State Parks’ status in the aftermath of the storm:   DELAWARE SEASHORE STATE PARK: Most of the park remains closed due to storm damage and lack of…


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Delaware State Parks Seek Volunteers for Cleanup From Hurricane

DOVER (Nov. 1, 2012) – DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation is calling for volunteers to help clean up storm damage from Hurricane Sandy at Delaware State Parks. Volunteers are needed at parks statewide, from Wilmington to the beaches at the seashore state parks, to help remove downed limbs and…