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

2015 Shellfish Season Will Open Oct. 1 in South Carolina

2015 Shellfish Season Will Open Oct. 1 in South Carolina

The 2015-2016 season for harvesting shellfish (clams, oysters, mussels and other bivalves) in coastal waters of South Carolina will open one half hour before official sunrise on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. The shellfish season will remain open through May 15, 2016, unless conditions warrant extending or shortening the season. Season…


NY DEC Announces Final Plan for 158 Miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail in the Adirondacks

NY DEC Announces Final Plan for 158 Miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail in the Adirondacks

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced the approval of the Adirondack Park Trail Plan for the North Country National Scenic Trail (NST). The plan routes the National Scenic Trail through the Adirondack Park and incorporates the North Country NST into the state’s Adirondack trail system….


Hunting Seasons Underway in Upstate New York

Hunting Seasons Underway in Upstate New York

Sportsmen and Women Reminded of Diverse Opportunities across the State New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman today offered reminders about various hunting opportunities that are currently underway or coming soon. Every fall, more than 800,000 hunters and trappers in New York return to the…


Hunters Can Use Nearly 23,000 Acres of Walk-In Access Land This Fall inMinnesota

Hunters Can Use Nearly 23,000 Acres of Walk-In Access Land This Fall inMinnesota

Hunters in western and south-central Minnesota can access a total 22,800 acres through the Walk-In Access program that allows public hunting on private land, representing an increase of 1,700 acres this year. “This program is great for those hunting pheasants, upland birds, deer and other game because hunters gain access…


Late-Season Migratory Bird Regulations Set For SC Hunters

Late-Season Migratory Bird Regulations Set For SC Hunters

The S.C. Natural Resources Board, the policy-making body of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), recently approved the 2015-2016 late migratory bird seasons and regulations from a framework set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The season and bag limit selections must be approved by the Service and…


Texas State Parks to Host National Public Lands Day Events

Texas State Parks to Host National Public Lands Day Events

AUSTIN – On Saturday, Sept. 26, volunteers around Texas and the nation will visit their favorite parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, or forests and help improve these treasured places by celebrating National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day, the largest volunteer day for public lands in our country, brings together…


South Zone Dove Season Opens with a Bang in Texas

South Zone Dove Season Opens with a Bang in Texas

AUSTIN – Conditions are prime for record harvest of white-winged doves as hunting in the South Zone got under way today. Based on preliminary results from the early Special White-winged Dove Area weekend seasons, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department noted the regular season opening weekend should be good to…


Toyota ShareLunker Season Begins October 1

Toyota ShareLunker Season Begins October 1

ATHENS—The 30th season of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Toyota ShareLunker program will begin October 1. Anyone legally catching a 13-pound or bigger largemouth bass from Texas waters, public or private, between October 1 and April 30 may submit the fish to the Toyota ShareLunker program. Fish will…


General Deer Season Opened in California Saturday in B2, B6, C1 and C2

General Deer Season Opened in California, CDFW Reminds Hunters of Wolf Pack in Siskiyou County

CDFW Reminds Hunters of Wolf Pack in Siskiyou County This Saturday, Sept. 19 is the general deer season opener in zones B2, B6, C1 and C2. Elk season is already open in Siskiyou County and the northeast zone. For complete hunting regulations including zones and season, please visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/regulations. The…


Hey, Kids! Let’s Go Fishing in Florida!

Hey, Kids! Let’s Go Fishing in Florida!

It’s time for the annual Lake Eaton Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp in the Ocala National Forest. The derby is Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. until noon for children ages 6-12. Advance registration is required, and…