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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hunters Should Always Consider Surroundings Before Pulling the Trigger

Hunters Should Always Consider Surroundings Before Pulling the Trigger

RALEIGH, N.C.  — As deer season continues across the state, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign reminds hunters to always take their time and positively identify their target before pulling the trigger. “It’s easy to get excited when you’ve got something in your sights,” said…


Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic Promises Day of Learning & Fun

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic Promises Day of Learning & Fun

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic on Nov. 5 in Steinhatchee. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the ages of…


California Pheasant in flight

2016 General Pheasant Hunting Opener Nears for California Hunters

The second weekend of November brings a popular tradition for many families in California – the opening of pheasant season. Although the overall wild pheasant population has been decreasing in recent years and the number of shoot days has been reduced on some wildlife areas, opportunities are still available on…


Grand Opening of San Joaquin River Parkway Trail in Fresno County

Grand Opening of San Joaquin River Parkway Trail in Fresno County

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and partners are pleased to announce the opening of a new link of the San Joaquin River Parkway Trail, part of the Friant Interactive Nature Site (FINS), and new outdoor educational facilities at the San Joaquin Fish Hatchery. The trail stretches nearly…


Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

Big Time Texas Hunts Winners Announced

AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced the 14 lucky winners of this year’s Big Time Texas Hunts selected at random from entries in the drawing. All told, hunters bought over 79,000 Big Time Texas Hunt entries during this year’s sales period, which ran May 15-Oct. 15. More…


Texas Quail Hunters Ready for the “Boom”

Texas Quail Hunters Ready for the “Boom”

Season opens Saturday with high expectations AUSTIN – Quail live on the edge. In lean years when weather and habitat conditions conspire against them, the birds hunker down and then when things are right their numbers explode. Experts refer to this in simple terms, “boom or bust.” This is the…


sinking ceder trees for fish habitats in Greers Ferry lake

“Brush Brigade” Completes Massive Habitat Enhancement at Greers Ferry Lake

CLINTON – A fleet of habitat barges and support boats led a cooperative effort between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the Army Corps of Engineers to place a literal “ton” of new habitat in Greers Ferry Lake earlier this month. Five of the AGFC’s habitat barges, one habitat…


Fall Apprentice Pheasant Hunts Announced

Fall Apprentice Pheasant Hunts Announced

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for apprentice pheasant hunts in 17 counties throughout the state. The hunts, which will be held on various dates throughout November and December, are specially designed to provide an educational and memorable experience for new hunters, youth hunters,…


Memorialize Their First Deer With Certificate From AGFC

Memorialize Their First Deer With Certificate From AGFC

LITTLE ROCK – Memorialize that unforgettable first Arkansas deer hunting moment with an official certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Whenever a family member or friend tackles the challenge of harvesting their first deer, visit www.agfc.com/resources/Pages/default.aspx and choose your certificate from the bottom of the page. Fill out…


All ready to go for a canoe ride. Al Bilger/NPS

National Park Service Welcomes Canoemobile Tour

On Saturday, October 29, Canoemobile, a traveling environmental program that engages people in introductory outdoor experiences, will host a day of outdoor fun at the Lincoln Shields Recreation Area in West Alton, Missouri, with “Canoe-n-Boo,” a family-friendly event that features activities such as living history, bird watching, water safety, and…