Favorable Forecast for 2017 Shrimp Season in South Carolina
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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Record Breaking Harvest of Lake Michigan Chinook Salmon

MADISON – Chinook, or king salmon, once again reigned in Lake Michigan’s waters, with anglers reeling in a record-breaking harvest of 431,000 salmon in 2007, according to angler (creel) surveys. Anglers hauled in a record number of chinook in 2007 from Lake Michigan, like this beauty Rich Klett caught at…


First State Heritage Park Celebrates Old Dover Days with Lantern Tours of The Green, Steam Car Rides and Other Activities

In conjunction with Old Dover Days Weekend, May 2 through 4, the First State Heritage Park at Dover will offer a variety of special programs and activities: Friday, May 2 Lantern Tours of the Dover Green – Beginning every 20 minutes from 7 to 8:20 p.m. A stroll across the…


Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs® Workshop Scheduled for May 29 At Tannehill Historical State Park

“Hooked On Fishing – Not On Drugs®” (HOFNOD) uses a mentor-based fishing program to teach fishing skills and positive life choices. On Thursday, May 29, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will host a “Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs” workshop at the Historical Schoolhouse in Tannehill…


Did You Draw a Big Game Hunting Permit?

Results available by April 30 If you applied for a 2008 Utah big game hunting permit, your wait is almost over. By April 30, you’ll know whether you drew a permit. “If you draw a permit, congratulations!” says Judi Tutorow, wildlife licensing coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources. “If…


Cheyenne Archers Hosting Third Annual Accessyes Benefit

CHEYENNE– Let your arrow hit the improved hunting and fishing access target. That’s the goal of the Cheyenne Field Archers 3-D third annual shoot April 22 and 24. Last year, the group raised $1,720 for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s AccessYes Program. “We’re a sportsman-oriented club that’s enjoyed a…


Consider habitat improvements when rebuilding farm ponds

Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation say reports of collapsed or damaged pond dams are on the rise currently after bouts of heavy rains this spring.              Oklahoma anglers know fishing the state’s many farm ponds can be one of the most rewarding ways to enjoy the sport…


Nightcrawlers Are Great Bait, Easy to Catch and Keep for Fishing

It rained last night and just walking from the deck to the car this morning I picked up nine nightcrawlers that were crawling on the driveway. I put them in a worm box in the bait refrigerator in the garage where they will be comfortable until I can get away…


DEC Region 9 Celebrates Earth Day

Every day is Earth Day at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. With 18 different divisions and nine regional offices, DEC is in the streams, the streets, the woods and the halls of government working to enhance the health and safety of New Yorkers as well as the…


DEC Hudson Valley, Catskill Region Celebrates Earth Day!

Highlights include Opening of New “Green” Building, Family Day at Stony Kill Every day is Earth Day at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. With 18 different divisions and nine regional offices, DEC is in the streams, the streets, the woods and the halls of government working to…


DEC Region 7 Announces Earth Day Events

Every day is Earth Day at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. With 18 different divisions and nine regional offices, DEC is in the streams, the streets, the woods and the halls of government working to enhance the health and safety of New Yorkers as well as the…