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.

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Toxic Algae Bloom Identified In Potomac River Tributary, Mattawoman Creek

Dept. of Natural Resources Asks Potomac Watershed Residents For Help to Prevent Future Harmful Algal Blooms Indian Head, MD —  Routine water quality monitoring by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Morgan State University Estuarine Research Center recently identified high concentrations of blue-green algae, Microcystis, in Mattawoman Creek…


Early Events Could Forecast Busy Summer Season of Fish Kills for DNREC

On Tuesday, DNREC staff responded to a fish kill involving an estimated 30,000 young menhaden in Dirickson Creek, a tributary of Assawoman Bay near Fenwick Island. The cause was the same as two earlier fish kills in the Inland Bays this year: not enough dissolved oxygen in the water. These…