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.

Tag Archives: department of natural resources

Fish Stocking Permits Now Available Online

MADISON — Fishing clubs, lake associations and private pond owners who want to stock fish can now apply online for the permit they’ll need before transferring fish into any water in Wisconsin. Filling out an online application may allow people to get a permit decision more quickly than if they…


NRC Considering Deer Regulation Changes Thursday

The Department of Natural Resources recently recommended three changes to deer regulations relating to buck hunting in the Upper Peninsula, antlerless hunting and to allow the harvest of albino or all-white deer. These regulation changes will be considered at Thursday’s meeting of the Natural Resources Commission in Lansing at the…


Jocassee Gorges Angler Access Area Now Features Barrier-Free Fishing

The new and improved Dug Mountain Angler Access Area, a popular fishing spot within Jocassee Gorges in northern Pickens County, was the site of a celebration May 22. Duke Energy, Trout Unlimited and the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) cooperated on the special project to improve access and site…


Alligator Hunting Season Applications Now Available Online

The General Assembly recently passed legislation to allow for an alligator hunting season beginning this fall. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Alligator Management Program will continue to issue permits for the removal and disposition of alligators that cause problems for property owners, property owners associations, property holding companies,…


DeTour State Harbor Hosting Fishing Tackle Swap Meet on June 8

DeTour State Harbor will host its second annual Fishing Tackle Swap Meet on June 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., according to the Department of Natural Resources. This is another chance to “GO-Get Outdoors” and enjoy Michigan’s great outdoors. Anyone interested in selling old or new fishing tackle, or…


DNR Reminds Anglers of Closed Fishing Status on Upper Black River Until June 15

The Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that the Upper Black River in Cheboygan County will remain closed to fishing until June 15. In the past, the closure order had been in effect until June 1, but DNR fisheries biologists felt the order should be extended in 2008 until June…


Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend Slated for June 7-8

Michigan’s annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend has been scheduled for June 7-8, the Department of Natural Resources announced today. For these two days only, residents and non-residents alike can fish without purchasing a fishing license, though all other regulations that govern fishing in Michigan still apply. Michigan has offered a…


Southern Maryland Ranger Named Maryland Forester Of The Year

Forest Service Honors Four Who Make A Difference ANNAPOLIS, Md. – The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently honored four Maryland Forest Service employees for their leadership and outstanding contributions to protecting and enhancing Maryland’s forests and green-spaces. Forester Brian Stupak of Lusby, Md. was named Maryland Forester of the…


Beach Conditions a Mouse Click Away

Personal forecasts available via e-mail MILWAUKEE – Beachgoers can stick their toes in the water this summer without leaving home. Daily updates on water quality conditions at 118 beaches along Lakes Michigan and Superior and at more than 100 state park beaches are available online at [www.wibeaches.us] (exit DNR). Beachgoers…


Minnesota State Parks Welcome Visitors This Sunday, June 1 to the ‘Great Minnesota Picnic’ on Free Open House Day

Picnics in the park are a great summer tradition. On Sunday, June 1, it’s open house day at Minnesota state parks and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) invites everyone to pack a picnic basket and head to any state park and recreation area for free to enjoy the “Great…