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.

Category Archives: Fishing

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…


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…


Kansas State University Takes Lead

Kansas State University Takes Lead After Day Two of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake

June 1, 2017  by FLW Communications FLORENCE, Ala. – The Kansas State University team of Travis Blenn of Westmoreland, Kansas, and Kyle Alsop of Overland Park, Kansas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 16 pounds, 9 ounces to grab the lead Thursday at Day Two of the 2017…


Gettys Brannon, Patrick Walters

University of South Carolina Leads After Day One of YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake

May 31, 2017  by FLW Communications FLORENCE , Ala. – The University of South Carolina team of Patrick Walters of Summerville, South Carolina, and Gettys Brannon of Gaffney, South Carolina, took the early lead Wednesday after Day One of the 2017 YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship on Wheeler Lake…


Alabama Free Fishing Day Is June 10th

Alabama Free Fishing Day Is June 10th

On Saturday, June 10, 2017, Alabamians and visitors alike will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters including both freshwater and saltwater. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 3-11. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows…


South Carolina is home to two commercially important shrimp species: white shrimp (pictured) and brown shrimp, which are similar in size and taste.

Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina

America’s favorite seafood is back in season at South Carolina docks and markets. Commercial shrimp trawling will open in all legal South Carolina waters at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) biologists are optimistic about the coming season. “So far we’ve…


Fishing Derby at MacArthur Park in Little Rock, Ark.

Free Fishing Weekend and Fishing Derbies June 9-11 in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – Thanks to a proclamation by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, anyone may fish in Arkansas without a fishing license or trout stamp from noon, Friday, June 9, through midnight Sunday night, June 11. An annual tradition sponsored by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and approved by Gov. Asa…


Get hooked on fishing with the Missouri Department of Conservation's Free Fishing Days June 10 and 11.

Get Hooked On Fishing With MDC’s Free Fishing Days June 10-11

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Want some free fun that gets family and friends outside in nature? Get hooked on fishing with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Free Fishing Days June 10 and 11. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a…


The last vouchered Alligator Gar collected in Illinois waters (Cache-Mississippi R Diversion
Channel - 1966) Courtesy of Brooks Burr

IDNR Releases Management Plan for Reintroduction of Alligator Gar in Illinois Waters

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Division of Fisheries has published its Fish Species Management Plan for Alligator Gar in Illinois, which details IDNR’s effort to reintroduce alligator gar to Illinois waters. A fish native to Illinois, the alligator gar was determined to be extirpated, or…