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

1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Tournament Presented by Mercury

1000 Islands Set to Host Costa FLW Series Tournament Presented by Mercury

CLAYTON, N.Y. – The Costa FLW Series is headed to 1000 Islands on July 21-23 for a tournament presented by Mercury when as many as 300 pros and co-anglers will take to the water for the second stop of 2016 in the Northern Division. “I have been waiting for FLW…


NC Wildlife Commission Sets 2016-2017 Migratory Game Bird Seasons

NC Wildlife Commission Sets 2016-2017 Migratory Game Bird Seasons

New Changes Coming to Sea Duck, Brant Seasons and Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission announces season dates, bag limits and applicable regulations for the 2016-17 waterfowl, webless migratory game bird (including doves) and extended falconry seasons. The new dates and information can be found athttp://www.ncwildlife.org/Hunting/SeasonsLimits.aspx….


New Fishing Regulations Go Into Effect To Improve Bass Fisheries In Florida

New Fishing Regulations Go Into Effect To Improve Bass Fisheries In Florida

New black bass fishing regulations are in effect throughout Florida, beginning July 1. This regulation change will streamline existing rules, allow anglers to keep smaller, more abundant bass and protect larger bass in order to ensure that Florida continues to produce trophy bass in the future. Before developing proposals for…


Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey Shows Improving California Numbers in 2016

Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey Shows Improving California Numbers in 2016

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has completed its annual survey of waterfowl breeding pairs. Biologists found that after a three-year decline in mallards and total duck species (meaning all species combined), both categories have increased this year. The breeding population of mallards increased from 173,865 to 263,774…


Hiring a licensed guide can greatly increase the chances of hunter success.

Think Ahead: Find a Reputable, Licensed Guide to Help Ensure a Safe, Fun and Successful Hunting Season

Now is a great time for hunters to start pre-planning for the 2016-2017 season. If this is the year that you’d like to hunt an unfamiliar area or learn more about an outdoor pursuit you’ve never tried, you may want to consider hiring a professional guide. The California Department of…


Lake Livingston, Texas

Three More Texas Lakes Affected by Zebra Mussels

ATHENS— Three more Texas lakes are being added to the list of lakes affected by zebra mussels. Lake Livingston, Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Worth all tested positive for zebra mussels. These new findings serve as a good reminder to boaters to “Clean, Drain and Dry” their boats, trailers and…


FLW Fantasy Fishing

Taylorville Man Wins $5,000 Playing FLW Fantasy Fishing

Mike Daley of Taylorville, Illinois, correctly picked five of the top 10 finishers at last week’s Walmart Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Tour event on Lake Champlain presented by General Tire. For his picks, Daley won $5,000 by playing FLW Fantasy Fishing, held in conjunction with the FLW Tour fishing tournament….


Big Scores and Big Fun at the NASP World Tournament in Myrtle Beach

Big Scores and Big Fun at the NASP World Tournament in Myrtle Beach

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources and the city of Myrtle Beach recently played host to more than 4,000 youth archers from the United States, Canada and Mongolia, along with their parents, coaches and supporters, at the National Archery in Schools Program’s (NASP) 2016 World Tournament and World IBO 3-D…