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

Paddlefish are highly valued by both sport and commercial fishers, and MDC’s paddlefish stocking and management help make Missouri a great place to fish.

Snaggers Can Expect Another Good Crop of Paddlefish in Missouri Waters

JEFFERSON CITY–If heaving big treble hooks and doing battle with man-sized fish is your idea of fun, you will love this year’s paddlefish season forecast. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering morning and afternoon paddlefishing clinics through its Discover Nature Family program. The clinics will take place April…


Renovations to the Big Flatty Boating Access Area are complete.

NC: Big Flatty Boating Access Area Renovations Complete

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has completed renovations to the Big Flatty Boating Access Area, and it is now open to the public. The refurbished site, on Big Flatty Creek in Pasquotank County, includes a new ramp, 8-foot by 40-foot floating dock, improved signage and parking, and shoreline stabilization. Big…


Colorado Parks & Wildlife Begins New Bighorn Sheep Study After Successful Capture Operation

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Begins New Bighorn Sheep Study After Successful Capture Operation

Colorado Parks and Wildlife managers successfully captured and placed radio collars on 10 bighorn sheep rams last week. The operation was the start of a new, cooperative study with the U.S. Forest Service to monitor the movements and distribution of rams from three herds located within the Maroon Bells –…


Colorado: Mueller State Park’s Spring Programs and Guided Hikes

Colorado: Mueller State Park’s Spring Programs and Guided Hikes

Divide, Colo. – Here is a list of upcoming programs at Mueller State Park.  Unpredictable weather means an unpredictable amount of fun! Pack your gear for winter/spring weather and take a chance on your recreational activity of choice! Trails are open and accessible, campsites are available and sledding hills are open…


California Sport Ocean Fishing Regulation Changes for 2013

California Sport Ocean Fishing Regulation Changes for 2013

New 2013-2014 Ocean Sport Fishing Regulation booklets are now available at California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) offices and wherever sport fishing licenses are sold. Anglers and divers need to be aware of a number of new fishing regulations that are in effect this year. Regulation changes include the…


Spring Pig Hunts Offered in Yolo County, California

Spring Pig Hunts Offered in Yolo County, California

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will conduct eight permit-only wild pig hunts on Bobcat Ranch in Yolo County. These opportunities are being offered between April 3 and May 22, 2013 through the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program. A total of 24 SHARE Access Permits…


Texas Parks and Wildlife

Texas Parks and Wildlife Turns 50 This Year

Agency Calls for Texans To Share Stories, Photos, Become Ambassadors for the Future AUSTIN – In the late summer of 1963, the most popular show on television was “The Beverly Hillbillies,” a gallon of gas cost 29 cents, the University of Texas Longhorns were headed toward their first national football…


Rules Must Be Followed To Nail An Arkansas State Fish Record

Rules Must Be Followed To Nail An Arkansas State Fish Record

LITTLE ROCK – The weather is warming, official spring is approaching, and many Arkansans are getting into fishing mode. This is a time when state record fish are often landed. Catching such a fish is just the beginning step in getting into the record books with your prize from lakes,…


AGFC Youth Conservation Institute Begins This Summer

AGFC Youth Conservation Institute Begins This Summer

LITTLE ROCK – Looking for a way to spend part of your summer and learn something about conservation in The Natural State? The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Youth Conservation Institute just may be the answer. According to AGFC Regional Education Coordinator Laura Rogers, the program is a competitive, merit-based,…


Trout Stockings in West Fork Pigeon River and Spring Creek Delayed by Snow

Trout Stockings in West Fork Pigeon River and Spring Creek Delayed by Snow

MARION, N.C. (March 6, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission has postponed two trout stockings for West Fork Pigeon River in Haywood County and Spring Creek in Madison County due to icy road conditions. Commission staff had planned to stock 825 trout in West Fork Pigeon River and 1,200 trout…