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Agencies to Sample Creeks in Continued Search for Northern Snakehead

LITTLE ROCK – Several state and federal agencies will be sampling Big Creek and Cox Cypress Creek in eastern Arkansas next week as part of the continuing effort to discover the extent of the northern snakehead infestation. Fisheries biologists from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, along with representatives from…


Process Begins For Second Alligator Hunting Season

LITTLE ROCK – The first step in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s renewal process for a second year of the well-received alligator hunting season has begun.  For the past couple of weeks, AGFC field crews have been busy conducting spotlight surveys across south Arkansas. The population data, a harvest…


Students Learn About Wetlands, Waterfowl Through National Art Contest

Duck art finds landing zone at Cabela’s Come see the artistic expressions created by some of Arizona’s dynamic young artists, ages 6-18. Their waterfowl artwork was created for the annual Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and it will be on display at Cabela’s in Glendale this Saturday, June 7, from…


Spring Open House Set for McNenny State Fish Hatchery

SPEARFISH, S.D. – Renovation of McNenny State Fish Hatchery, west of Spearfish, has been completed and the public is invited to an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 7.  The open house is being held in association with the All American Kids Fishing Day, scheduled…


Web Site Allows Public to Comment on Webless and Early Waterfowl Seasons

RALEIGH, N.C. – For the first time, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission is inviting citizens to provide input on the early waterfowl and webless migratory game bird hunting seasons. People can comment on proposed dates for the seasons, which begin prior to October 1, by going to www.ncwildlife.org and clicking…


Fishing & Boating, An Economic Get-away That Benefits All Virginians

For less than the cost of a full tank of gas, a family of four can fish for a year. Richmond, VA — With the weather warming up, people are thinking about getting outdoors and spending time with family and friends. However, with rising fuel costs, many people are looking…


TPWD Proposing Late Shift to South Zone Dove Season

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is proposing moving the South Zone second split of dove season deeper into January, but otherwise is recommending minimal changes to the 2008-09 Early Migratory Game Bird Proclamation. TPWD staff announced the proposed dove and teal season calendar during the Regulations…


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Hall Shows Schoolchildren How to Catch Fish on National Mall

To help kick off  National Fishing and Boating Week, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall joined more than 300 students from Washington, D.C. schools to fish for largemouth bass, perch and bluegill at Constitution Gardens pond on the National Mall. Hall was joined by officials from the…


Arizona Welcomes First Captive Bred Cactus Ferruginous Pygmy Owls

Don’t let the big name fool you. This owl species is anything but big, but thanks to the success of a new captive breeding program in the Valley, the species is growing in number.   Four new fledgling owls were welcomed this spring from two pairs of adult cactus ferruginous…


DFG Completes 2008 Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey; Twelve percent decrease in population seen among duck speciesMay 28, 2008Contact:

Duck populations decreased this year, the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) annual waterfowl breeding population survey shows. The breeding population of mallards decreased 24 percent, from 388,300 in 2007 to 297,100 this year. The total population of all duck species decreased from 627,600 to 554,000, which is a 12…