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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Commerce Secretary Determines Red Tide Disaster in Massachusetts, Maine, and New Hampshire

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez determined that the economic effects of closing some shellfish fisheries due to a harmful algal bloom, commonly referred to as a red tide, in ocean waters off Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine has caused a commercial fishery failure. “This natural disaster, which forced the…


Recent Fish Kills in Narragansett Bay Are Likely Due to a Combination of Factors, According to RI DEM

PROVIDENCE – Scientists with the Department of Environmental Management believe that the recent spate of fish kills in various parts of Narragansett Bay is likely due to a combination of natural factors and existing water quality conditions. As part of the Department’s ongoing Bay monitoring program, the Department has been…