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

Ladies: Learn to Hunt, Shoot and Fish

Ladies: Learn to Hunt, Shoot and Fish

Registration is underway for the next Alabama Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop March 4-6, 2016. During the three-day workshop, which is for women ages 18 and older, participants can learn to shoot different types of firearms as well as get exposure to fishing, hunting, archery, outdoor cooking and much more….


Hallman Wins Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Okeechobee

Hallman Wins Walmart FLW Tour on Lake Okeechobee

CLEWISTON, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2016) – Pro Bradley Hallman of Norman, Oklahoma, brought just two bass to the scale Sunday totaling 6 pounds, 8 ounces, but it was still enough to earn the win at the Walmart FLW Tour at Lake Okeechobee presented by Ranger Boats. Hallman’s four-day cumulative total…


Black Bass Management Plan Yields Angler Benefits in Florida

Black Bass Management Plan Yields Angler Benefits in Florida

Progress has been made in all four major areas targeted in the Florida Black Bass Management Plan: new opportunities, habitat management, fish management and human dimensions. The Florida Black Bass Management Plan (see bit.ly/FL-BBMP) was approved almost five years ago by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), after…


Texas Amberjack

TPWD Proposing Changes to Bass and Catfish Fishing Regulations; Drum and Amberjack Size Limits

AUSTIN —Fisheries staff with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are considering proposals to adjust bass and catfish fishing regulations in specific waters and areas, move saugeye under walleye harvest regulations, and clarify length limits on black drum and amberjack and rules prohibiting snagging of fish with pole-and-line. The proposed…


The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is awarded $1 million to acquire and protect the 1,114-acre Great Bay Estuary-Harvey Forest and Wetlands. Credit: Courtesy of NHDES

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Over $20M in Grants to Conserve Coastal Wetlands

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced over $20 million will be provided to 28 projects in 12 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 10,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local…