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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Tag Archives: Fishing

NOAA Report: Four Fish Stocks Declared Fully Rebuilt

Largest Number of Stocks Rebuilt Since 2001 NOAA’s Fisheries Service reported to Congress today that four stocks – Atlantic bluefish, Gulf of Mexico king mackerel and two stocks of monkfish in the Atlantic – have been rebuilt to allow for continued sustainable fishing. This is the largest number of stocks…


Eleven New Paddling Trails Slated for Texas Waters in 2009

AUSTIN, Texas — When the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail is dedicated April 28, it will be the 16th Texas Paddling Trail and — at 26 miles — the longest in the state. Notable as an oasis for wildlife and tranquility in the nation’s fourth-largest city, the Buffalo Bayou Paddling Trail…


NOAA Report Shows Rich Diversity Across U.S. Fishing Communities

A new report by NOAA’s Fisheries Service detailing the diverse demographics of 222 American saltwater fishing communities will help the agency design management strategies that will lead to more sustainable fisheries. “Fisheries management depends on an understanding of how people in coastal communities interact with marine ecosystems and how their…


Game and Fish Program Encourages Women to Become Outdoor Insiders

CASPER– The Wyoming Game and Fish Department wants Wyoming women to pick up their camera, fishing pole or shotgun and experience the outdoors through the Becoming an Outdoors Woman camp this June. Becoming and Outdoors Woman (BOW) is an outdoor skills program offered by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department…


VDGIF to Host First National Archery in the Schools Program Tournament

Richmond, VA — The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) is conducting the First Annual National Archery in the Schools Program Tournament on February 28, 2009, at the Augusta Expoland in Fishersville, Virginia. The tournament is being held in cooperation with the Western Virginia Sport Show which will…


Register Now for the Alabama Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Spring 2009 Workshop

Registration is open for the next Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop, March 6-8, 2009. The workshop, sponsored by the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), will be held at the 4-H Center near Columbiana in Shelby County. BOW is held in the spring and fall each year. The workshop…


Idaho’s Access YES! Application Period Open

Interested landowners may apply to participate in an incentive program that compensates participating landowners who provide hunters and anglers access to or through their land. The application period to participate in Access Yes! in 2009 is open now. The deadline is February 15. Enrollment and bid applications are available on…


Service approves Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Pennsylvania

H. Dale Hall, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Marvin Moriarty, the agency’s northeast regional director, announced today that the Service has approved a new national wildlife refuge in eastern Pennsylvania’s Cherry Valley. The Service has established a boundary for the refuge, encompassing 20,466 acres in Monroe…


A DFG Holiday Tradition – Rainbow Trout Stocked in California Waters

In a holiday tradition beloved by anglers of all ages, the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is planting rainbow trout across California this month. The fish are being planted in urban, suburban and rural areas. “The holiday season provides an opportunity for Californians to spend quality time outdoors fishing…


California Department of Fish and Game Gives Holiday Present To Anglers

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) will stock rainbow trout and catfish in the San Francisco Bay Area this month. More than 37,000 pounds of rainbow trout — some as large as one pound each — and catfish up to two pounds each will be stocked in lakes during…