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

California Spiny Lobster Season Opens Sept. 28th

California Spiny Lobster Season Opens Sept. 28th

Fishing for California’s spiny lobster is one of the most highly anticipated angling activities of the year. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 28, hundreds of divers and fishermen equipped with lobster hoop nets will descend upon the ocean waters of Southern California in pursuit of this tasty crustacean. Lobsters may be taken…


Texas Pronghorn Hunting

Experimental Pronghorn Season Set to Open Saturday, September 28 in Texas Panhandle

A new experimental hunting season in parts of the Texas Panhandle Sept. 28-Oct. 6 will allow landowners to control harvest of buck pronghorn on their properties. The experimental season will be in herd units 8, 17, and 25, which include portions of Dallam, Hartley, Sherman, Moore, Roberts, and Gray counties….


Gulf Red Snapper Opens Recreationally Oct. 1 in State, Federal Waters

Gulf Red Snapper Opens Recreationally Oct. 1 in State, Federal Waters

The recreational harvest of red snapper will open Oct. 1 in state and federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In state waters, which are from shore to 9 nautical miles in the Gulf, the season will remain open through Oct. 21, closing on Oct. 22. In federal waters, which…


Spartanburg County Thomason Shooting Range Adds Pistol Area

Spartanburg County Thomason Shooting Range Adds Pistol Area

The James O. Thomason Shooting Range in Spartanburg County near Pauline recently dedicated a new pistol shooting range. The new pistol range offers nine shooting lanes for the public to use, three of which are barrier free. Several other upgrades were completed during the time the range was shut down…


South Carolina Deer Season Forecast Good FOR 2013-2014

South Carolina Deer Hunting Forecast Good for 2013-2014 Season

The much-anticipated start of the 2013 deer season is just around the corner and South Carolina’s deer population is healthy and the season outlook is good. Although the deer harvest has been on a downward trend the last few years indicating that population levels have moderated, hunter success and deer…


Boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve Reopened

Boardwalk at Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve Reopened

The boardwalk at the Dungannon Plantation Heritage Preserve (HP) has been reopened because the wood stork nesting season has concluded. All trails are open for public use. This season, 228 stork nests were counted at Dungannon. The storks nested successfully at Dungannon this year. Additional information about the 2013 wood stork nesting…


John Martin Reservoir State Park Hosts Annual Hasty Daze Event

John Martin Reservoir State Park Hosts Annual Hasty Daze Event

  HASTY, Colo. – John Martin Reservoir State Park will be waiving park entrance fees in conjunction with the 6th Annual Hasty Daze on Saturday, Sept. 21. The park will be open to visitors from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. for day use only. Visitors will be allowed free entrance…


Texas Parks and Wildlife

Public Meetings Planned for Local Park Grant Program

AUSTIN— The 83rd Legislature has restored approximately half of the Texas Recreation Parks Account (TRPA) and Large County & Municipality Recreation and Parks Account funding for the 2014-2015 biennium. Funding will become available in 2014 for the Local Park Grant Program and for the Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP). As…


Duck Duck Hunt event supports Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry

Duck Duck Hunt Event Supports Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry

LITTLE ROCK – If you enjoy the outdoors, Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry has a deal for you. Duck Duck Goose is a popular consignment sale that features children’s clothing and accessories at the Hall of Industry on the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. This year it’s running Sept. 19-21. Duck Duck…


Free National Hunting and Fishing Day Event Scheduled in Raleigh, N.C. on Sept. 28

Free National Hunting and Fishing Day Event Scheduled in Raleigh, N.C. on Sept. 28

RALEIGH, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2013) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is partnering with Raleigh Parks and Recreation to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day at Lake Wheeler Park on Sept. 28, with numerous free, family activities. Scheduled activities include demonstrations of outdoor cooking, hands-on archery lessons, learning fishing skills, marksmanship…