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

Tails on Trails Club

Georgia State Parks Clubs Provide the Ultimate Summer Fun Checklist

ATLANTA, June 1, 2017 – With bright, sunny summer days, staying inside seems shameful. Remain guilt-free by making a fun checklist of endless outdoor activities at Georgia State Parks. Keep in check with the company of like-minded others through Georgia State Parks’ clubs. Paddle through 24 miles of waterways, walk…

June is 'Ohio Goes Boating Month'

June is ‘Ohio Goes Boating Month’

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering boating and boating education opportunities to help celebrate the designation of June as ‘Ohio Goes Boating Month’ by the 132nd Ohio General Assembly. The House Bill 84 designation highlights Ohio’s thriving boating and tourism industry. In an effort…

Young anglers age 15 and under can experience the fun of catching fish on June 10 at Bennett Spring Kids' Fishing Day.

Bennett Spring Kids’ Fishing Day Set For June 10th

LEBANON, Mo. – Rain forced a change of schedule for this year’s Bennett Springs Kids’ Fishing Day, but it hasn’t dampened the fun young anglers will have at this popular annual event. Bennett Spring’s Kids’ Fishing Day, which is usually held in May, will be 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. June 10…

Pennsylvania Ruffed Grouse

Pennsylvania Agencies Partner For Troubled Game Birds

HARRISBURG, PA – A state-agency partnership is creating more habitat for two troubled game birds and other wildlife species that rely on young forest. Since 2011, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources have teamed to restore thousands of acres of idle, difficult-to-manage habitat…

Mayan cichlid

Fishing Booms In Florida Everglades

Locals and visitors have been reporting fantastic panfish catches Exotic panfish, such as oscar and Mayan cichlid, are biting almost as fast as you can cast or bait your hook. Low water levels in the marsh are concentrating fish in the L-67A and other canals of the Everglades Wildlife Management…

Anglers can keep all the fish they catch this summer at Trujillo Meadows Reservoir in Conejos County. The reservoir will be drawn down to accommodate dam repairs.

Anglers Can Keep All The Fish They Catch at Southern Colorado Reservoir

MONTE VISTA, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has authorized an emergency fish salvage at Trujillo Meadows Reservoir located west of Antonito in Conejos County starting Saturday (May 27). The salvage order removes all size, possession and bag limits for all species of fish. The reservoir will be drawn down…

Camping is available at San Luis Lakes State Wildlife Area in the San Luis Valley. It is near Great Sand Dunes National Park.

Camping Open at San Luis Lakes State Wildlife Area

MONTE VISTA, Colo. – San Luis Lakes State Wildlife Area is open for camping and those planning to use the area should be aware of a few changes made this year at the popular spot. Located in Alamosa County in the San Luis Valley, the state wildlife area is used…

Ridgway State Park, 7/13/2014, Delta, Colorado.(Photo by Ken Papaleo)

Be Safety-Minded When Out On Your Paddleboard

DURANGO, Colo. – Going out on the stand-up paddleboard is a great way to experience our state’s waters, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is urging boarders to stay safe while on rivers and reservoirs. “Paddleboarding is easy to learn and almost anyone can have fun doing it,” said Scott Rist,…

Be ‘Bear Aware’ this Spring and Summer

Be ‘Bear Aware’ this Spring and Summer

As spring and summer beckon people outdoors, California’s black bears are also active after a long winter hibernation. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) takes this opportunity to highlight the native black bear – one of most adaptable animals in the state – and encourages citizens to help…

Sacramento River Between Keswick Dam and the Highway 44 Bridge Closed to Fishing

Sacramento River Between Keswick Dam and the Highway 44 Bridge Closed to Fishing

Regulations went into effect as of May 26, 2017 to close a 5.5 mile stretch of the Sacramento River to all fishing, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced. An emergency regulation had expired on Mar. 30, 2017, but was made permanent upon adoption of the Fish and…