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: Saltwater Fishing

DLNR and Ehawaii.gov Launch On-Line Vessel Registration System

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR), in cooperation with ehawaii.gov, has launched a new on-line service for owners of boats and other vessels registered in the State of Hawai‘i. Vessel owners can now renew their registration, purchase ramp use…


Statement By Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley On Blue Crab Management Decisions By Virginia

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Martin O’Malley released the following statement today regarding Virginia’s efforts to assist in the rebuilding of the Blue Crab population in the Chesapeake Bay: “I want to thank Governor Kaine and his staff for their leadership and partnership with Maryland on their historic efforts to rebuild…


Snook season closes May 1 in Gulf, Everglades and Monroe County waters

The recreational harvest season for snook will close May 1 in Florida’s Gulf of Mexico, Everglades National Park and Monroe County coastal and inland waters.  The harvest season for snook will remain closed until Sept. 1 in these areas. These seasonal harvest closures protect Florida’s valuable snook populations and help…


Maryland Proposes Regulations to Rebuild Blue Crab Population

ANNAPOLIS, MD– Today, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) proposed new recreational and commercial harvest regulations to help rebuild the Chesapeake Bay blue crab population and fishery. The proposed regulations are designed to reduce female blue crab harvest by 34 percent in 2008. “We must take action today to…


Biologists Need Help From Public Collecting Tarpon Genetic Information

Biologists at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) and Mote Marine Laboratory need help from Florida anglers to collect tarpon genetic information.   The tarpon genetic recapture study gives anglers throughout Florida the opportunity to make a direct contribution to advancing scientific…