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

Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters Open April 6 in N.C.

Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters Open April 6 in N.C.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will open approximately 1,100 miles of Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters in 25 western counties at 7 a.m. on April 6. The season will run through Feb. 28, 2014. While fishing on Hatchery-Supported Trout Waters, anglers can harvest a maximum of seven trout per day, with no…


FWC Seeks Alligator Trappers For Martin County

FWC Seeks Alligator Trappers For Martin County

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Martin County. Applicants must have a clean criminal history, no fish or wildlife law violations and a valid, working email address. Also, they must reside in Martin County. Applications must be…


Learn to Mountain Bike and Camp Like a Pro

Learn to Mountain Bike and Camp Like a Pro in Texas

Stephen F. Austin State Park Hosting Biking Weekend as Part of Texas Outdoor Family Program SAN FELIPE—Staff at Texas State Parks began the Texas Outdoor Family (TOF) program a few years ago to encourage more people to get outside and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Texas Outdoors—teaching entire…


6 Arkansas Lakes Make List of 50 Best Crappie Locations

6 Arkansas Lakes Make List of 50 Best Crappie Locations

SHERMAN OAKS, Cal. – Want to land some bragging size crappie? Maybe even break a current record? You’d be wise to fish the lakes rated by Fishhound.com as the best in the country for oversized slabs. Arkansas was well-represented in the list with six lakes in the top 50. Lake Dardanelle finished…


Fishing “In The Moment” Always Trumps “Fishing Memories” On The Tournament Trail

Fishing “In The Moment” Always Trumps “Fishing Memories” On The Tournament Trail

When you analyze professional bass tournaments from a purely logical perspective, it stands to reason that he who has the most experience on a lake will have the biggest advantage in a four-day competition there. However, an analysis of 10 years of FLW tournament records proves otherwise. Counting back through…


FLW Live Reel Chat with Brent Ehrler coming March 19

FLW Live Reel Chat with Brent Ehrler coming March 19

Bass-fishing fans can chat directly with the 2013 FLW Tour Lewis Smith Lake winner on FLWOutdoors.com, start submitting questions now In an ongoing effort to provide as much interaction between world-class anglers and fishing fans as possible, FLWOutdoors.com has announced the 66th installment of FLW Live Reel Chat. On Tuesday, March…


2012-13 Winter Trout Stocking Drawing to a Close in Tennessee

2012-13 Winter Trout Stocking Drawing to a Close in Tennessee

NASHVILLE — The 2013-13 winter trout stocking program of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is drawing to a conclusion. A limited numbers of stockings will occur during March. By the time this year’s stocking concludes, TWRA will have released more than 90,000 rainbow trout into Tennessee waters from December through…


Michigan DNR Seeks Volunteer ORV Safety Education Instructors, Offers Spring Academies

Michigan DNR Seeks Volunteer ORV Safety Education Instructors, Offers Spring Academies

The Department of Natural Resources today invited qualified residents to become volunteer off-road vehicle (ORV) safety education instructors and take part in one of two upcoming instructor academies in May and June. “Michigan’s more than 3,600 miles of state-designated ORV trails are a big draw for residents and visitors alike,”…


Grand Lake St. Marys State Park of Ohio Offers Special Discounts for 2013

Grand Lake St. Marys State Park of Ohio Offers Special Discounts for 2013

Stuck inside dreaming of warmer weather? Now is the perfect time to shake the winter blues and plan a summer vacation at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Ohio State Parks! Grand Lake St. Marys State Park will offer extended discounts in 2013. Camping, docks and day use fees…


Joe's Outdoor Office Video Interview

Alabama State Record May Be a World Record!

James R. Bramlett, 65, of Dora, Alabama, landed a 70 pound striped bass from the Black Warrior River near the Gorgas Steam Plant Thursday February 28, 2013. The fish was weighed on certified scales, and officials, including a fisheries biologist with the Alabama Department of Wildlife and Natural Resources, were…