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

2017 New Jersey Spring Trout Fishing Information

2017 New Jersey Spring Trout Fishing Information

HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2017 Each spring, approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised at the Division’s Pequest Trout Hatchery are stocked into 88 streams and 88 ponds and lakes located throughout New Jersey, and the 2017 season is positioned once again to provide the normally superb trout fishing opportunities New Jersey anglers expect…

Interested In Catching A 20-inch Rainbow?

Interested In Catching A 20-inch Rainbow? Come To Colorado

DURANGO, Colo. – Interested in catching a 20-inch rainbow trout? Thought so. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for help from anglers to learn about the “catchability” of different strains of rainbow trout that are stocked in reservoirs.  Aquatic biologists have stocked Pastorius Reservoir with 800 of a new strain…

Colorado: Spinney Mountain State Park Schedules Boating Opening April 1

Colorado: Spinney Mountain State Park Schedules Boating Opening April 1

HARTSEL, Colo. – Spinney Mountain State Park will open to shore fishermen and boats Saturday, April 1, providing anglers with one of their coveted annual spring fishing rites. The opening will officially mark the beginning of the 2017 Spinney Mountain Reservoir fishing season. “The reservoir is currently down 8.5 vertical feet below…

© Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

TPWD Biologist Receives 2017 Ken Cook Friend of B.A.S.S. Fisheries Award

AUSTIN – Texas Parks and Wildlife Department inland fisheries biologist and avid bass angler Todd Driscoll of Jasper received the Ken Cook Friend of B.A.S.S Fisheries Award March 24 at the Bassmaster Classic in Houston. Driscoll is known among his peers and constituents for his work studying bass tournament fish…

Crappie netting on Lake Conway

New Netting Method Leading Changes in Crappie Management

LITTLE ROCK – Managing a fishery isn’t just stocking, creating habitat, fertilizing and adjusting harvest regulations. Biologists must have a true picture of what a population of a certain fish species in the lake looks like before they make changes, and they have to keep tabs on that population to…

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Conservancy Provides $12 Million to Yosemite National Park

Funding for Converting a Historic Road Into a New Trail to the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, Restoring Bee, Butterfly and Hummingbird Habitat, and Studying Species in the Newest Area of the Park Are Among 34 Grants Made in 2017 Yosemite Conservancy is providing $12 million in support to Yosemite…

Kentucky Lake Readies for Third-Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open

Kentucky Lake Readies for Third-Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. – FLW College Fishing is headed to Kentucky Lake April 7-8 for the third annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open. The no-entry fee tournament, hosted by Moors Resort and Marina and the Kentucky Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau, will allow registration from any eligible college team from across…

New Shimano Headquarters in S.C.

South Carolina: Shimano Opens New Fishing Headquarters in Ladson

Shimano, a company known in South Carolina for its fishing reels, rods, and lures, opened its new fishing headquarters in Ladson last week. The company is one of many vendors which partners with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), and the relocation of its North American fishing tackle…

140 pound, 9 ounce, Paddlefish caught on the James River arm of Table Rock Lake

Man Catches Largest Fish in Missouri History on Table Rock Lake

  On Saturday, while angling on Table Rock Lake, a 33-yer-old man from Richwoods, Missouri named Andy Belobraydic, snagged a 140 pound, 9 ounce, Paddlefish. The fish, which was caught on the James River arm of the lake in Stone County, measured 56 ¾ inches in length and had a girth…

Spring Turkey season forecast fair.

Spring Turkey Season Forecast Fair IN S.C.

New Season and Bag Limits Remain in Place An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. Season dates for private lands are March 20 to May 5 statewide. For all Wildlife Management…