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

South Carolina Spring Turkey Hunters Should Order Tags Now for Upcoming Season

South Carolina Spring Turkey Hunters Should Order Tags Now for Upcoming Season

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources recently mailed turkey tags for the 2013 spring season. Those who have not received them should order tags now so they will receive them before the season opens. Hunters can determine if they should have received their tags by mail by checking their hunting…


Lake Palestine Joins Ranks of ShareLunker Lakes

Lake Palestine Joins Ranks of ShareLunker Lakes

Lake Palestine produced its first Toyota ShareLunker March 2, becoming the sixty-fourth public reservoir in Texas to allow an angler to land a 13-pound or larger largemouth bass. Lindell Booth, Jr., of Chandler was fishing Kickapoo Creek on the upper end of the East Texas reservoir when the 13.14-pound bass…


Pennsylvania DCNR Plans White-Water Release into Tohickon Creek in Bucks County

Pennsylvania DCNR Plans White-Water Release into Tohickon Creek in Bucks County

White-water boating enthusiasts will have a chance to test their paddling skills when the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources releases water from Lake Nockamixon into the Tohickon Creek in Bucks County March 16-17. Annually scheduled the third weekend in March, the release is planned as a recreational event from 9 a.m. to 4…


Popular Island Beach State Park Nature Program To Begin Touring Following Superstorm Sandy

Popular Island Beach State Park Nature Program To Begin Touring Following Superstorm Sandy

Staff at Island Beach State Park are taking popular nature programs on the road while work continues to restore the partially reopened park following Hurricane Sandy, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. Educators and experts with the State Parks System are now bringing the Scales and Trails, Birds of Island…


Get Prepared For Bear Season, Boulder!

Get Prepared For Bear Season, Boulder!

DENVER – As bears awaken from their winter slumber, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the City of Boulder are asking citizens to get “pre-beared!”  Local wildlife officer Kristin Cannon and Urban Wildlife Conservation Coordinator Val Matheson will hold a presentation on ‘Bears in Boulder’ on Tuesday, March 19, from 6…


Post Your Fishing Tournaments at OutdoorAlabama.com

Post Your Fishing Tournaments at OutdoorAlabama.com

Bizrate Fishing tournament organizers are encouraged to post their tournaments in the fishing section of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) website. To post an event, click here. This tournament listing is a free service of the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF). “The posting does…


Trout Anglers In Wisconsin Being Asked To Report Incidents Of Gill Lice In Brook Trout

Trout Anglers In Wisconsin Being Asked To Report Incidents Of Gill Lice In Brook Trout

Bizrate FITCHBURG, Wis. – Alert trout anglers’ reports to state fish biologists have brought to light a potential threat to Wisconsin’s native brook trout, and all trout anglers are now being asked to help track that threat. Populations of a small parasitic crustacean — called a copepod by scientists but…


Texas White Bass, Other Fisheries Threatened by Drought

Texas White Bass, Other Fisheries Threatened by Drought

Puxatawney Phil may herald the onset of spring for folks in the Northeast, but for Texans there is another signal: The beginning of the annual white bass run upstream from reservoirs into rivers. You’ll know when the white bass run is on by the pink blooms on redbud trees and…


An introductory clinic will be held March 26, with an advanced clinic on March 27. Call 919-707-0202 for more information.

Wildlife Commission Schedules Wild Turkey Hunting Clinics in Raleigh, N.C.

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, in conjunction with the National Wild Turkey Federation, will hold two free turkey hunting clinics at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education to help interested hunters prepare for the spring season. An introductory session for novice turkey hunters will be held March 26. An…


NPS Releases Trail Development Plan for New River Gorge

NPS Releases Trail Development Plan for New River Gorge

“We are pleased to announce that the Trail Development Plan – Phase One/Environmental Assessment (plan/EA) is now available for public review and comment,” explained National Park Service Acting Superintendent Debbie Darden. “The public has expressed a great deal of interest in developing additional trail opportunities for both hiking and bicycling within the…