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.

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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…


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…


Castalia Fish Hatchery

2017 Trout Fishing Opportunities Await Anglers at State’s Castalia Fish Hatchery

OLUMBUS, OH – Great trout-fishing opportunities on Cold Creek, one of Ohio’s most unique streams, await fishing enthusiasts who enter and are drawn in a special lottery conducted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). A half-mile section of the creek, located at the ODNR Division of Wildlife’s Castalia…


Wildlife Commission fisheries biologists, along with members of the Jacksonville-based Bass Angling Southern Style Fishing Club, deployed 12 Mossback™ Trophy Tree™ fish attractors (pictured) in Sutton Lake on Feb. 25.

Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

WILMINGTON, N.C. (March 3, 2017) – Fisheries staff with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission placed artificial fish attractors in Sutton Lake on Feb. 25 to help augment and replace existing fish attractor structures.   Commission biologists teamed with Bass Angling Southern Style Fishing Club, of Jacksonville, N.C., to deploy 12…


Fishing Report Cards Due Soon

Fishing Report Cards Due Soon

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds anglers and divers that Jan. 31, 2017 is the due date for turning in steelhead, sturgeon, abalone and north coast salmon report card data. Information collected from sport fishing report cards provides CDFW biologists with important data necessary to monitor and…


2016 Fishing Forecast for Southwest Mississippi

2016 Fishing Forecast for Southwest Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) fisheries biologists anticipate a great year for anglers in Southwest Mississippi.  “We’ve seen improved fisheries at connecting oxbows along the Mississippi River during fall and winter sampling,” said MDWFP fisheries biologist Jerry Brown.  “We collected high numbers of largemouth bass and bluegill…


DWR sport fisheries coordinator pinpoints the best waters

July 4 Fishing Hotspots in Utah

DWR sport fisheries coordinator pinpoints the best waters If you wake up early, or stay out late, some fantastic fishing is waiting for you over the July 4 holiday weekend. Drew Cushing, warm water sport fisheries coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says rising temperatures are pushing fish to…


Arizona Fishing Report - June 19, 2014

Arizona Fishing Report – June 19, 2014

For the high country, this is the time when trout are starting to head deeper. You will likely have the best luck at first and last light. You can expect the action to be a little slower during the warmer hours of the day. Fishing the bottom or trolling seems…


Fall 2013 Trout Stocking Schedule for New Jersey Waters

Fall 2013 Trout Stocking Schedule for New Jersey Waters

For the third year, fall trout stocking will begin during the second week of October, rather than the first week. In recent years fall stocking was often postponed due to weather conditions that resulted in high water temperatures and/or low stream flows. Moving the start of fall stocking to the second week…


Roanoke River Creel Clerks, Chip Peele and Patrick Railey, are interviewing Roanoke River anglers this spring to collect angling effort as well as size, catch and harvest data on striped bass, hickory shad and other fish.

North Carolina Coastal Rivers Fisheries Reports Now Online

The N.C. Wildlife Resources has available new fisheries reports from four major coastal rivers — the Roanoke, Tar, Neuse and Cape Fear. The Coastal Rivers Fisheries Reports will replace the Roanoke River Fishing Report, which has been a popular feature on the agency’s website each spring for the last 10 years. The…