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

Possum Kingdom Reservoir

Striped Bass Population Up at Possum Kingdom Reservoir

WICHITA FALLS – Biologists from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries office in Wichita Falls recently completed fall electrofishing and spring gillnet surveys on Possum Kingdom Reservoir, finding striped bass populations to be at their highest in 14 years. Biologists found the abundance of striped bass in the…

Elk Permit Application Period Opens May 1

Elk Permit Application Period Opens May 1 in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – If you’ve applied for an Arkansas elk permit in the past, you’ll see one major change this year when the application period opens May 1. Beginning this year, applying for an Arkansas elk permit will require a nonrefundable $5 application fee. Under the Arkansas Game and Fish…

New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

Americans Call Nature Very Important, But Many Don’t Take Advantage of It

The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities for reconnecting. The results are prompting nature conservation, environmental education, and outdoor recreation leaders to rethink how they work to connect people with nature. The Nature of Americans National Report:…