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

S.C. 2013 Public Alligator Hunting, Special WMA Season Applications Available Online May 1
Coastal Region Fisheries Supervisor Chad Thomas, pictured here with a 55.1-pound Roanoke River striped bass that was sampled, tagged and returned to the river on April 22, said that it is important to protect the larger fish now on the spawning grounds.

Roanoke River Striped Bass Harvest Season Ends April 30

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission confirmed today that the season for harvesting striped bass by hook and line in the Roanoke River Striped Bass Management Area will end at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, as specified in rule. After that time, all striped bass caught in this area must…


Celebrate Mother’s Day in Florida at ‘Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!’
NYDEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing

NYDEC Efforts Pay off for 2013 Summer Flounder Fishing

Season Opens May 1 with Full Season and Lower Size Limit The recreational fishing season for summer flounder will open May 1 and remain open through Sunday, September 29, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The flounder size limit is 19 inches and there is…


Spring Turkey Season Opens May 1st in New York

2013 Spring Turkey Season Opens May 1st in New York

The 2013 spring turkey season opens May 1 in all of upstate New York lying north of the Bronx-Westchester County boundary, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. “Turkey hunting remains a very popular activity with more than 100,000 turkey hunters taking to the…


Lakes and Streams Looking Good for Eastern Sierra Trout Season Opener

Lakes and Streams Looking Good for Eastern Sierra Trout Season Opener

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) anticipates good fishing for the eastern Sierra trout opener due to early spring conditions and rising temperatures. Warm weather has been melting snow and ice on lakes that often are still frozen in late spring, giving anglers more access to lakes, streams…


White Bass? Yes, They Are Good For The Table

White Bass? Yes, They Are Good For The Table

 It’s the white bass time of the year, and Arkansas waters are loaded with them. When the fish make spawning runs up rivers and creeks feeding into lakes, they can be caught in abundance. White bass are fighters at the end of a line, especially light line. They will take…


Commission Sets 2013-14 Deer Hunting Seasons for Arkansas

Commission Sets 2013-14 Deer Hunting Seasons for Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission set the state’s deer hunting seasons last week, with modern gun deer season opening Nov. 9, archery season opening Sept. 28, and muzzleloader season opening Oct. 19. The deer season dates are part of the 2013-2014 general hunting regulations approved during…


Texas and Louisiana Fisheries Agencies File Joint Lawsuit Challenging Red Snapper Emergency Rule

Texas and Louisiana Fisheries Agencies File Joint Lawsuit Challenging Red Snapper Emergency Rule

Agencies Emphasize They Will Keep All Options Open to Resolve Issue Cooperatively AUSTIN – Late yesterday, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and its commission joined together to file a lawsuit in United States District Court in Brownsville, Texas challenging…


Spring Boating Should Include Planning For Emergencies

Spring Boating Should Include Planning For Emergencies

Bizrate  It may not feel much like spring, but Arkansans will soon be heading to the water for fishing, boating, skiing and other activities. It is highly recommended to check the boat and its gear. When you head out, it is a good idea to leave a boating plan with…