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: Uncategorized

Iowa DNR Launches New Online ATV Education Course

Des Moines, Iowa (Vocus/PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources now allows ATV safety education on the Internet, through http://www.ATVCourse.com. This online course, developed by Fresh Air Educators, Inc. features a narrated and interactive study guide, as well as visual exam and quiz questions. Riders ages 12…


Record-Breaking Alligator Gar in Mississippi

Who could top this Valentine’s Day surprise?? Looking  like a cross between an alligator, a fish and dinosaur, the alligator gar is the largest freshwater fish in America. And with two rows of teeth, the predatory fish is also terrifying. So you can imagine how shocked Kenny Williams was on…


DEC Plans Action to Protect Catlin Creek and Adjacent Wetlands from Northern Snakehead

Continuing an aggressive approach toward invasive species, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will apply an aquatic pesticide to portions of Catlin Creek and adjacent wetlands to eradicate an invasive fish called the Northern Snakehead, Regional Director Willie Janeway announced today. The treatment, slated for October, will…


National Trappers Association Celebrates 50 Years by Holding Annual Convention in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio trappers and outdoor enthusiasts are invited to join sportsmen and women from across the country at the 50th annual convention of the National Trappers Association in Lima, Ohio.   The convention, which is open to the public, will be held at the Allen County Fairgrounds from…


CA Dept. of Fish and Game Comments on U.S. FWS Biological Opinion on Delta Smelt

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Director Donald Koch issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s biological opinion on Delta smelt. The opinion was issued today in compliance with a federal judge’s order. “The biological opinion issued today provides measures to address the…


Trout Anglers Reminded of New Winter Season Dates for 2009

The 2009 winter season for lake and stream trout in all Minnesota lakes will open Jan. 15, and close March 31, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). In past years, winter trout season dates were different for Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) lakes, trout lakes outside…


Educators and Industry Partner With Minnesota DNR To Get Kids Outdoors This Winter

How do you get kids involved in ice fishing? Teachers from the Battle Lake and Nevis school districts and members of Ice Team, LLC, set out to answer that question at a recent educator workshop at Glendalough State Park sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) MinnAqua Program….


White-fronted Geese Are Special for Some Waterfowlers

LITTLE ROCK – Use the term “waterfowl:” in Arkansas, and the usual connection is with mallards, specifically the male mallard known as the greenhead. There is another variety popular with many hunters, the white-fronted goose, also known as the specklebelly. These are found in many areas the state, not in…


Three Arkansas Contenders Get Ready for Historic WBT Championship in Their Home State

HOT SPRINGS – Three of the 20 pros who qualified for this month’s historic Women’s Bassmaster Tour Championship set for Oct. 23-25 on Lake Hamilton are from Arkansas. Jan Heavener of Sherwood, Tammy Richardson of Glenwood and Lucy Mize of Ben Lomond are looking forward to representing their home state…


CA DFG Offers Special Gamebird Heritage Central Coast Women’s Pheasant Hunting Clinic

A special Santa Margarita Women’s Pheasant Hunting Clinic is scheduled Dec. 6 at the Cammatta Ranch in San Luis Obispo County. The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) clinic is a unique learning opportunity for beginning hunters and a fun outing for those with hunting experience. The event begins at…