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

Tag Archives: coastal fisheries

Coastal Fisheries Bay Team Tournament Slated for Aransas Pass

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has scheduled a Coastal Fisheries Bay Team tournament targeting flounder for 6 a.m. until noon Nov. 15 at Conn Brown Harbor in Aransas Pass. The program, launched in 2005, is designed to recruit experienced anglers to assist TPWD with collecting…


Ike Impact on Coastal Fisheries Mixed, but Overall May be Beneficial

AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane Ike, which devastated communities and residents of the upper Texas Gulf coast Sept. 12-13 may ultimately prove beneficial to the marine organisms that also call the area home. That’s the preliminary conclusion of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Coastal Fisheries Division biologists. “We may have some…


TPW Magazine July Issue Dives Into Gulf of Mexico

AUSTIN, Texas — As an ecosystem, the Gulf of Mexico functions on a global scale. At more than 579,000 square miles, it’s the ninth largest body of water in the world. The July issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine offers an in-depth exploration of the gulf from a number…


Gulf Shrimp Season To Close May 15

AUSTIN — The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will close 30 minutes after sunset on Thursday, May 15 until an unspecified time in July. The closing date is based on samples collected by the Coastal Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife…