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California Coast to Curtail April Recreational Ocean Salmon
Posted on: 03/20/18

California’s recreational salmon fishery will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 7 from Pigeon Point south to the U.S./Mexico border. The recreational salmon fishery will remain closed in all other areas off California during the month of April. At its meeting this week in Rohnert Park, Calif., the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) made the decision to...

Louisiana Offers Reward for Information on Shooting of Endangered Whooping Cranes in Acadia Parish
Posted on: 03/20/18

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement agents are still looking for information regarding two endangered whooping cranes that were shot to death in Acadia Parish on May 20, 2016. Up to $9,000 is now being offered by various groups for information that leads to...

Minnesota Announces Catch & Release Summer Walleye Season for Mille Lacs
Posted on: 03/20/18

When Minnesota anglers hit the water on Mille Lacs for the fishing opener on Saturday, May 12, catch-and-release only regulations will again be in effect. The lake’s spawning walleye population has improved from last year, so no mid-season...

New Hampshire Emergency Rule Restricts Berry Brook to Catch-and-Release-Only Fishing
Posted on: 03/20/18

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has issued an emergency rule establishing Berry Brook in Rye, NH, as a "catch and release-only" fishing water. The action is being taken because of concern regarding contaminants leaching into the water from the Coakley Landfill site. The presence of ...

New Hampshire Seeks Input on 2018 Hunting & Trapping Season Rule Proposals
Posted on: 03/20/18

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department will hold three public hearings on the 2018 hunting and trapping season rule proposals. Following are selected dates for hearings and highlights of the proposed 2018 wildlife rule package being put forth by NH Fish and Game; please note that it is a synopsis and is not all-inclusive...

Ohio DNR Indict Seven People in Jefferson County Poaching Case
Posted on: 03/20/18

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently announced the indictment of seven individuals who allegedly participated in a poaching enterprise that is suspected of illegally killing white-tailed deer and wild turkey. These crimes are alleged to have been committed from the years of 2006-2017. This multi-year investigation that concluded with...

Rhode Island 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 26 - DEM Hosting a FREE Informational Seminar
Posted on: 03/20/18

Rhode Island 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season opens April 26 and runs through May 20 - DEM is Hosting a FREE Informational Seminar Saturday, April 7. Space is limited and registration is required. A special season for youth and paraplegic hunters will be open on...

Washington 2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Season Opens April 15 - Complete a Hunter Education Course Now
Posted on: 03/20/18

With the spring turkey season set to begin April 15, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) urges prospective hunters to sign up now for hunter education courses. The spring turkey season runs through May 31, 2018. Hunting hours are...