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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Potential Largemouth Bass Record Pending

If confirmed, fish would break a 31-year-old record PRATT — A potential new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught May 3 in a private strip pit in Cherokee County. Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy fish during the West Mineral Eagles Fishing Tournament using a jig and…


Free Fishing Days Will Be June 6-8 in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK – Free Fishing Days of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission this year will be from noon Friday, June 6, through midnight Sunday, June 8. No sport fisherman, resident or non-resident, will be required to have a fishing license or a trout permit to fish anywhere in Arkansas…


Fishing is Free June 7 and 8

No need for a fishing permit. Just grab your gear and a friend or family member JEFFERSON CITY-Gear is all you need to enjoy fishing June 7 and 8. On those two days anyone in the state can fish at Missouri Department of Conservation areas and most other places without…


Fishing Remains Popular, Drought an Increasing Concern

Despite North Dakota’s low water levels and ongoing drought concerns, fishing license statistics again show positive results. In 2007, residents and nonresidents purchased more than 170,000 North Dakota fishing licenses, and including children, about 200,000 people fished state waters. More than one in four residents ages 16 or older bought…


Austin Metro Area Water Body Added to Neighborhood Fishing Program

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Inland Fisheries Division Neighborhood Fishing Program (NFP) is expanding to the Austin metropolitan area with the introduction of Bullfrog Pond in Travis County’s newly opened East Metro Park. The park is located approximately 13 miles east of downtown Austin. The general…


DNR Coolwater Fish Production Strategy for 2008 Announced

After placing a moratorium on coolwater fish production in 2007 because of concerns related to viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSv) in the Great Lakes, the Department of Natural Resources today announced its fish production strategy for 2008. The DNR plans to produce approximately 2 million spring fingerling walleye – about…


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…


Fishing Derbies Planned

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is seeking public comment on two fundraising fishing contests and one contest rescheduled for the open water season of 2008.   Participants must comply with state fishing regulations, including daily and possession limits. Here are the dates and locations of the fishing contests. Region 1…


Louisiana Spring Shrimp Season To Open

The opening dates of the 2008 Louisiana spring shrimp season were announced at the May 1 meeting of the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission.  The declaration of emergency, which established the season opening dates, followed a presentation of the latest biological and hydrological data compiled by the Louisiana Department of…


Help For Seasoned and New Anglers

Nevada anglers—including those new to the sport as well as seasoned veterans—are fortunate to have a number of readily available, free publications with up-to-date information on just about everything they need to know to enjoy fishing in the state. The most recent publication from Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), How…