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

NY Pheasant Hunting

NY DEC Announces Release of Pheasants for 2013 Hunting Season

Pheasant Raising Programs Bolster Hunting Opportunities in New York Approximately 30,000 adult pheasants will be released on lands open to public hunting for the upcoming fall pheasant hunting season, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. The pheasant hunting season begins on October 1 in northern…

Air Gun Hunting In New Jersey

Air Gun Hunting In New Jersey

  Recent Game Code changes have made air guns legal for the taking of cottontail rabbit, hare and gray squirrel. Modern air guns have sufficient power to take such small game and are quieter and lighter than some shotguns, making them an ideal tool for smaller-framed hunters. Air gun hunting…

Fall 2013 Trout Stocking Schedule for New Jersey Waters

Fall 2013 Trout Stocking Schedule for New Jersey Waters

For the third year, fall trout stocking will begin during the second week of October, rather than the first week. In recent years fall stocking was often postponed due to weather conditions that resulted in high water temperatures and/or low stream flows. Moving the start of fall stocking to the second week…

NJ's Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament Sunday, October 6

New Jersey Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament Sunday, October 6

The annual Governor’s Surf Fishing Tournament is held on the first Sunday in October at Island Beach State Park. In 2013 the tournament will be on Sunday, October 6. A variety of species are eligible for entry in the tournament each year. Overall length determines the winner. All fish must meet minimum length…


Gov. Scott, FWC add 4 more license-free fishing days to calendar in Florida

TALLAHASSEE – Today, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced four additional license-free fishing days. Governor Scott said, “Florida’s license-free fishing days are the perfect opportunity for people to try, or introduce a friend to, some of the finest fishing in the world. Florida’s recreational…

Bloody Skillet

Sproul State Forest ATV Trail Closing Amid Mine Reclamation Project in PA

Harrisburg – The start of a large-scale, abandoned mine reclamation project in Sproul State Forest will necessitate closing the entire Whiskey Springs ATV Trail, effective at sundown Sunday, Sept. 8, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials announced today. Construction begins Monday, Sept. 9, on the $12.2 million Department of…

ShareLunker No. 459 from Lake Fork February 12. The fish was 25.75 inches long and 20.5 inches in girth.

13 Steps to Catching a 13-pound Texas Bass

ATHENS—Every year Toyota ShareLunker program coordinator Juan Martinez talks to anglers still excited and shaking from the experience of landing a 13-pound or bigger largemouth bass, and every year almost all the stories are the same: The person never expected to catch a bass that size and was unprepared to…