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

2016 Youth Essay Contest Offers Shot at Lifetime California Hunting License

2016 Youth Essay Contest Offers Shot at Lifetime California Hunting License

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and California Wildlife Officers Foundation are again co-sponsoring the annual “Passing on the Tradition” essay contest for young hunters. The California Wildlife Officers Foundation will recognize one grand prize winner with a lifetime California hunting license, valued at more than $600. Second…


Youth Coon Hunts To Be Hosted Throughout South Carolina

Youth Coon Hunts To Be Hosted Throughout South Carolina

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and the S.C. Coon Hunters Association are hosting a series of nine youth coon hunts around the state starting in October and ending in February. The hunts will serve as regional qualifying events for the State Championship Youth Hunt and are designed to…


Wear Blaze Orange While Hunting – It Could Save Your Life

Wear Blaze Orange While Hunting – It Could Save Your Life

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Home From The Hunt™ safety campaign reminds hunters to comply with blaze orange requirements as firearms seasons commence across the state. Hunters in North Carolina are required to wear a blaze orange-colored garment, such as a hat or a vest, that is visible from all…


Third Klamath Salmon Fishing Quota Met, Catch Now Subject to Size Restriction

Third Klamath Salmon Fishing Quota Met, Catch Now Subject to Size Restriction

Anglers are about to meet their annual quota for salmon at another popular Klamath River fishing spot, triggering new restrictions on the fishery for the remainder of the year. Monitoring efforts show that anglers above the Highway 96 Bridge in Weitchpec to 3,500 feet below Iron Gate Dam will have…


Texas Deer Hunting Season “Silent” Opened Saturday, October 1

Texas Deer Hunting Season “Silent” Opened Saturday, October 1

AUSTIN – Texas deer hunting’s silent season, limited to archery equipment only, opens statewide Saturday and all indicators point to excellent prospects, according to wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). The Texas deer hunting season opens Saturday, Oct. 1, for bowhunting and Nov. 5 for the…


The Statewide Wood Duck Box Project supplements natural production of wood ducks in tree cavities of forested wetlands by providing artificial nesting sites. Private landowners wanting to obtain wood duck boxes can download an application by visiting the SCDNR website. The application deadline is Nov. 1. (SCDNR photo)

Wood Duck Box Applications Available, Deadline Is Nov. 1

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with the S.C. State Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and the S.C. Department of Corrections, will continue the construction and distribution of wood duck boxes this winter. Applications are available online at:http://www.dnr.sc.gov/wildlife/waterfowl/woodduck/application.html and will be accepted until Nov. 1. About 1,000 boxes will…