Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.
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Winners in the Senior Division at the 22nd annual State Championship Youth Coon Hunt pose with their trophies at the SCDNR's Webb Wildlife Center, Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Sportsmanship, Heritage and Hunting Traditions Emphasized at Youth Coon Hunting Championship

Youth hunters from across South Carolina and neighboring states gathered with family and friends at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ Webb Wildlife Center on Saturday, March 4, 2017, to compete in the 22nd annual State Youth Coon Hunting Championship sponsored by the S.C. Coon Hunters Association and the SCDNR….


2016 NASP World Championship

12th Annual s.c. NASP State Tournament To Be Hosted in Sumter

The S outh Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is hosting the 12th Annual S.C. National Archery in the Schools Program (S.C. NASP) State Bullseye Tournament March 28, 2017, through March 30, 2017, at the Sumter Civic Center. The elementary school division will compete on March 28, middle school will…


MDC's Discover Nature — Girls Camp teaches basic outdoor skills such as fishing, shooting and archery. Participants also learn about nature and ecology.

MDC Accepting sSgnups for Discover Nature Girls camp

Kansas City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is now accepting registrations for a free Discover Nature — Girls Camp June 27-29 at Heit’s Point Lutheran Camp near Lincoln, Mo., in Benton County.  This camp will be wonderful way for youngsters to learn outdoor skills and enjoy camp…


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…


Outdoor Recreation Projects

Ohio Communities to Receive more than $2.5 Million for Outdoor Recreation Projects

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has recommended projects from 14 Ohio communities for grant funding, which will exceed $2.5 million. The community-based projects that were selected will help preserve green space and improve outdoor recreational activities for families across Ohio. These funds are pending final…


Texas Wildlife Trail Maps Collection

Final Update Completes Great Texas Wildlife Trail Maps Collection

AUST IN – Drive on the wild side of the prairies and forests with two newly updated Great Texas Wildlife Trail maps. The updated Prairies and Pineywoods East and West maps mark the completion of the entire collection, displaying more than 920 wildlife-viewing sites all across Texas. The nine wildlife…


Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival Draws Record Crowd

Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival Draws Record Crowd

A rec ord crowd of over 7,500 enjoyed the Lake Sonoma Steelhead Festival earlier this month at Lake Sonoma Visitor Center and Warm Springs-Don Clausen Fish Hatchery east of Healdsburg in the Russian River watershed. The event celebrated the return of steelhead to the hatchery operated by the California Department…


2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities

2017 Salmon Forecasts Point to Reduced Fishing Opportunities

Comm ercial and sport anglers have received unwelcome news on the predicted return of Chinook salmon this year to California waters. State and federal fishery scientists presented updates on the numbers of spawning Chinook and the expected abundance for the upcoming fishing season at the annual Ocean Salmon Information Meeting…


Nonlead Ammunition Required Statewide for 2017 Spring Wild Turkey Season in California

Nonlead Ammunition Required Statewide for 2017 Spring Wild Turkey Season in California

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is reminding hunters that nonlead ammunition is now required statewide when hunting wild turkeys with a shotgun. The upcoming 2017 spring wild turkey season will be the first hunting season with significant participation for which nonlead shot will be required statewide. These…


Where To Hunt Spring Turkey's In Florida

Hunt Spring Turkeys on 42 Florida WMA’s Without a Quota

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Florida’s wildlife management area system – one of the state’s greatest natural treasures. Florida established its first WMA, Babcock/Webb, in 1941. Since then, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has partnered with public and private landowners to grow these areas to…