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1st place 10-13: My Blue Eyed Brother

Winners of the Youth Arts Contest Announced in Texas

AUSTIN— The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Arts in the Parks program has announced the winners of the Texas State Parks Youth Arts Contest, which ran from May 1 to Nov. 1. TPWD will showcase the winning art pieces in the 2017 calendar and on the Arts in the Parks…


New Barracuda Size Limits for south Florida

FWC Sets New Barracuda Size Limits for south Florida

At its November meeting in St. Petersburg, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) set new barracuda size limits. These changes will apply in state and federal waters off Collier, Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach and Martin counties only and include: Creating a recreational and commercial slot limit of…


Drivers Should Watch For Deer As Rut Begins

Drivers Should Watch For Deer As Rut Begins

LITTLE ROCK – Accidents involving vehicular collisions with deer appear to be on the rise in Arkansas, and drivers should be on the lookout during this time of year when deer are in rut. Inevitably, someone is going to find themselves in an accident involving a deer, and Arkansas Game…


Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds even Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake

Georgia’s Fisher Wins Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake

BRANSON, Mo. – Pat Fisher of Colbert, Georgia, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds even Saturday to win the Costa FLW Series Championship on Table Rock Lake, which featured 192 of the top semi-pro boaters and co-anglers from across the globe. Fisher’s three-day total of 15 bass weighing 40…


National Park Service Celebrates Veteran's Day

National Park Service Commemorates Veterans Day with Special Programs and Free Admission on November 11

WASHINGTON – In honor of Veterans Day, many national parks across the country are hosting special events, displays, and ceremonies to commemorate the service and sacrifice of the U.S. Armed Forces. The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on November 11. “It’s a special responsibility to be the stewards…


Black Rock Mountain State Park

The Top 5 Overlooks at Georgia State Parks

Atlanta, GA. (October 26, 2016)- Nothing beats a scenic overlook, and Georgia State Park’s many mountainous locations give plenty of opportunities to scout one out. Hike to the highest of heights and reward yourself with breathtaking views at some of the top overlooks at Georgia State Parks. Black Rock Mountain…


Awareness of CWD Ban is Key

Taxidermists’ and Deer Processors’ Assistance Sought in Preventing CWD

Awareness of CWD Ban is Key Earlier this year Alabama enacted a ban on the import of deer carcasses from states where Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been confirmed. The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) is asking that taxidermists and deer processors help spread the word and keep…


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…


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…


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…