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

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Lionfish Control Month' to kick off with Twitter chat, photo contest

Florida Lionfish Control Month’ to kick off with Twitter chat, photo contest

The lionfish have invaded, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wants the public to join its Lionfish Control Team for the month of April. This nonnative, invasive species has infiltrated state waters and has great potential to negatively impact Florida’s reefs and wildlife. These fish not only…


April 1 Marks Openings for Some Groupers, Snappers; Closing for Spiny Lobster in Florida State Waters

April 1 Marks Openings for Some Groupers, Snappers; Closing for Spiny Lobster in Florida State Waters

Atlantic vermilion snapper and several species of Gulf of Mexico grouper will be back on the list of fish that recreational anglers in state waters can take home for dinner starting April 1. The first day of the spiny lobster closed season is also April 1. Vermilion snapper that are…


California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 6

California Recreational Ocean Salmon Season to Open South of Horse Mountain on April 6

The California Fish and Game Commission (Commission) and the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) announce the recreational salmon season from Horse Mountain, Humboldt County (40° 05’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S. – Mexico border will open on Saturday, April 6, 2013. In the fall of 2012, nearly 35,500…


Restoration Work toBbegin Along Colorado and Green Rivers

Restoration Work toBbegin Along Colorado and Green Rivers

On March 28, 2013, park staff and volunteers will begin a project to improve plant diversity and camping conditions along the rivers in Canyonlands. Crews will be cutting dead tamarisk and creating fire breaks around stands of native vegetation. Crews will also clear campsites along the banks and create paths…


Roanoke River Creel Clerks, Chip Peele and Patrick Railey, are interviewing Roanoke River anglers this spring to collect angling effort as well as size, catch and harvest data on striped bass, hickory shad and other fish.

North Carolina Coastal Rivers Fisheries Reports Now Online

The N.C. Wildlife Resources has available new fisheries reports from four major coastal rivers — the Roanoke, Tar, Neuse and Cape Fear. The Coastal Rivers Fisheries Reports will replace the Roanoke River Fishing Report, which has been a popular feature on the agency’s website each spring for the last 10 years. The…


SC DNR Continues to Add Dates to Youth Fishing Rodeos Around the State

SC DNR Continues to Add Dates to Youth Fishing Rodeos Around the State

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) continues to add dates to a series of free outdoor family events around the state. Youth ages 6-15 are encouraged to sign up for a fishing rodeo with specific times for most events to be determined. Youth ages 6-15 must be accompanied by…


54.3-pound Blue Catfish Sets New Mark for Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

54.3-pound Blue Catfish Sets New Mark for Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Jordan Rethmeier of Garland and his father often fish in Lake Zebco, the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center’s stocked casting pond. They’ve caught some big catfish, but Saturday, March 16, produced the biggest yet, a new water body record blue catfish. Jordan reeled in a 54.3-pound fish that was 47 inches…


Turkey hunting workshop aimed at women

Turkey Hunting Workshop Aimed at Arkansas Women

Bizrate Ladies, have you ever considered becoming a turkey hunter but did not have someone in your life to help you learn or just do not know where to start, then listen up. The Witt Stephens Jr., Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock is hosting a free Discover…


Crooked Creek Trails Dedication Scheduled For March 30

Crooked Creek Trails Dedication Scheduled For March 30

Want to wet a paddle in one of the state’s best smallmouth bass streams? How about enjoying wildlife watching on trails along Crooked Creek? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will dedicate a 22-mile water trail and almost 5 miles of hiking trails at Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on…