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

New Record Holder Dale Miller of Panama, Oklahoma / 14 lbs. 13.7 oz.

Oklahomas’ Cedar Lake Produces 2nd State Record Largemouth Bass In Under 12 Months

Cedar Lake in southeast Oklahoma has produced its second state record largemouth bass in less than one year. The new record was caught Wednesday, March 13 by Dale Miller of Panama, Okla., and weighed 14 lbs. 13.7 oz. Miller caught the bass at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday on a Hawg Hunter…


It's Never Too Hot To Dream About Hunting

It’s Never Too Hot To Dream About Hunting

By Doug Burt, public information officer, AGFD The temperatures have hit 100 degrees and summer is finally here. While temperatures like these might have some folks running indoors for the air-conditioning,personally I’m glad the heat is on. After 20-plus years in Arizona, I’ve learned to appreciate the dry summer heat…


2013 Wisconsin Fishing Report Now Available

2013 Wisconsin Fishing Report Now Available

Do trout lure you out of bed or walleye keep you out late at night? Are you passionate about panfish? Whatever species you want to fish for in Wisconsin, the 2013 Wisconsin Fishing Report is now available and ready to help you catch your fancy. This year, the annual 16-page compilation of…


Prime Camping Season Is Here – Be Bear Aware

Prime Camping Season Is Here – Be Bear Aware

By Rory Aikens, public information officer, AGFD The prime camping season is underway and the Arizona Game and Fish Department wants to remind everyone to “Be Bear Aware” while recreating in the cool pines. “The root cause of most human-bear conflicts is typically food. Please keep a clean camp, don’t…


Outdoor Fun and Learning On Tap at MDC Women’s Spring Fling

Missouri: Outdoor Fun and Learning On Tap at MDC Women’s Spring Fling

Women are invited to go into the wild with Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). Experts will teach them how to shoot a bow and arrow, paddle a canoe, or pick some greens for dinner from woodland plants at Discover Nature Women’s Spring Fling on April 26-28 at Lake Doniphan Conference…


Mille Lacs Lake Regulations Changed To Boost Walleye Population

Mille Lacs Lake Regulations Changed To Boost Walleye Population

Regulations that will limit the harvest of walleye and potentially increase the harvest of northern pike and smallmouth bass will be implemented on Mille Lacs Lake this spring as part of a multi-year effort to rebuild the lake’s legendary walleye population, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)….


Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival on April 6, 2013

LDWF and New Orleans City Park Present 66th Annual Big Bass Rodeo on April 6

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is once again teaming with New Orleans City Park for their 66th annual Big Bass Rodeo and Fishtival. Spring is just around the corner, which means water temperatures are rising and largemouth bass activity is picking up.  In addition, the Department will be…


Spring Turkey Season Forecast Good in S.C., Youth Day March 30

Spring Turkey Season Forecast Good in S.C., Youth Day March 30

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. The 2013 wild turkey season begins April 1 on private lands in 34 counties that make up Game Zones 1-5 and for all Wildlife…


Ice off is a great time to catch wipers at Willard Bay. Photo by Phil Douglass, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Spring Fishing Is Almost Here in Utah

OGDEN — As the weather gets warmer, hungry fish in northern Utah, trapped under a layer of ice all winter long, are getting more active. And so are anglers. They’re getting their fishing gear ready to fish open water during that magical, early-spring period called ice off. Best waters to…


Join us for a fly-fishing weekend, April 5-7, 2013

Extended Weekend Fly-Fishing Course Offered for Women Only in N.C.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a three-day fly-fishing weekend for women on April 5-7 through the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program. Activities will be held at the Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education and Davidson River Campground, south of Asheville near Brevard, in Transylvania County. The registration fee is $125, but partial scholarships in amounts…