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.
Spring Turkey season forecast fair.

Spring Turkey Season Forecast Fair IN S.C.

New Season and Bag Limits Remain in Place An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating an estimated $30 million in direct expenditures for South Carolina’s economy. Season dates for private lands are March 20 to May 5 statewide. For all Wildlife Management…


Learn about wildlife and participate in several outdoor activities at the 6th Annual Outdoors Day, hosted by the Wildlife Commission at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education.

Wildlife Commission Schedules Annual Free “Outdoors Day” at Outer Banks

COROLLA, N.C. (March 22, 2017) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the N.C. Coastal Federation, is hosting its sixth annual “Outdoors Day” on April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla in Currituck County. During the free event,…


Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic Coming Up in Ocala

Free Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic Coming Up in Ocala

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting a Women’s Saltwater Fishing Clinic in Ocala on April 1. The free, day-long clinic is from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Millers Boating Center, 1661 NW 57th St., Ocala. Advance registration is required. To register or get more…


Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee

Free Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee Promises Day of Learning, Fun – VIDEO

Teaching children a lifelong hobby, instilling appreciation for our marine environment and providing fun, family outings are the objectives for the Kids’ Fishing Clinic in Weeki Wachee on April 1, 2017. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will offer a free Kids’ Fishing Clinic for children between the…


Quail Hunt competition at Camp Robinson Special Use Area WMA

bobwhite coveys

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansans of a certain age remember the familiar whoosh of northern bobwhite coveys flushed from fields. That invigorating experience is driving some of them, including Fred Brown, to restore quail across the state, so younger generations can feel the thrill. Brown’s view from his Corning home illustrates…


Rio Grand river, Big Bend National Park

Centennial Year Brings Record Numbers to Parks

During the National Park Service’s centennial year in 2016, visitors logged a record-breaking 331 million visits and spent more than 1.4 billion hours enjoying NPS sites nationwide, according to official numbers announced by the National Park Service last week. Big Bend National Park’s visitation was 388,290 in 2016, a 2%…


First All-Female Bass Fishing Team Qualifies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship at Lake Hartwell

First All-Female Bass Fishing Team Qualifies for YETI FLW College Fishing National Championship at Lake Hartwell

HARTWELL, Ga. – History was made this past weekend at the YETI FLW College Fishing Southeastern Conference tournament on Lake Hartwell as the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) bass-fishing team of Jaci Skipper of Taylor, Alabama, and Ryleigh Tyson of Savannah, Georgia, became the first all-female team to…


Lake of the Ozarks

YETI FLW College Fishing Central Conference Opens on Lake of the Ozarks

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. – YETI FLW College Fishing is heading to Lake of the Ozarks April 1 for the first of three regular-season stops in the Central Conference. A full field of college fishing clubs will be competing for the top award of a $2,000 club scholarship and a berth…


CDFW Releases First Million of Evacuated Fish into Feather River

CDFW Releases First Million of Evacuated Fish into Feather River

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released one million state and federally listed threatened spring-run Chinook salmon into the Feather River on Monday, March 20. These were the first fish to be released…


Canada geese have become common in a number of urban areas. At a free MDC program on March 23 at the Springfield Nature Center, people can learn more about these birds and also get information on steps that can be taken to avoid having problems with them.

Upcoming MDC Program to Focus on Canada Geese

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Canada geese have become a common sight in many urban areas of Missouri – too common in some locations. These large waterfowl provide interesting wildlife sightings, but sometimes their activities and the fecal material they leave behind can provide challenges for public parks, private businesses and homeowners….