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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Results Released
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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Results Released

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the results of the 2022 Baywide Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, a cooperative effort with the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS), which annually estimates the number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay. The total abundance of blue crab in the Chesapeake Bay in 2022 was 227...

College Scholarships Available for Conservation-Minded Students
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College Scholarships Available for Conservation-Minded Students

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering scholarships for any student interested in a conservation career. Applications will be accepted until June 15 for the fall 2022 semester. Scholarships are available for any Arkansas resident paying in-state tuition with a declared major related to conservation or agriculture. A complete list of...

May Highlights Safe Boating
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May Highlights Safe Boating

A safe boating public awareness campaign held annually in May serves as a good reminder for boaters heading into summer. National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27, with the campaign actually kicking off May 20 with Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day. Water recreationists are encouraged to snap a picture while at work and...

Walleye Fry Stocking Completed
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Walleye Fry Stocking Completed

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has completed stocking over 26 million walleye fry in the North Platte River above the reservoir and upper portion of Lake McConaughy. To help increase survival, most fry were stocked from a boat to distribute them into areas with adequate food resources and fewer predators. Beginning in mid-June, an...

Pickwick and Wilson Lakes Set for the 2022 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship
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Pickwick and Wilson Lakes Set for the 2022 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The 2022 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops is set to take place in just over a week, during May 26th –  27th, in Florence, AL.  Both Pickwick and Wilson Lakes are official tournament waters for the longest consecutive running collegiate National Championship bass fishing tournament.  The fertile waters of these...

Guide’s Tails Set To Debut With Outdoor America’s Syndicated TV Block And Streaming Channel
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Guide’s Tails Set To Debut With Outdoor America’s Syndicated TV Block And Streaming Channel

Vancouver, Wash. — Today, Outdoor America announced the debut of Guide’s Tails to their 2-hour block of syndicated programming for the second quarter of 2022. Guide’s Tails, presented by Howell Tackle, showcases the top guides from around the nation in both fresh and saltwater, inshore and offshore. We will take you inside each unique fishery,...

NMMA Announces 2021 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards
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NMMA Announces 2021 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index Awards

The NMMA today announced boat dealer recipients of the 2021 Marine Industry Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards. The 2021 CSI Awards honor 942 boat dealers for customer satisfaction excellence in sales and 916 boat dealers for excellence in continued service. For the sixth consecutive year, NMMA is using dealer satisfaction data collected through the Marine Industry...

Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day in May 20
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Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day in May 20

Whether you’re working in the office, at home, in the air, or on the water, all boating enthusiasts can participate in Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day this Friday, May 20, 2022. This fun day is part of the Safe Boating Campaign, a global awareness effort that encourages boaters to make the most of...

The 2022 Lionfish Challenge
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The 2022 Lionfish Challenge

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 2022 Lionfish Challenge tournament, which kicks off May 20 and ends Sept. 6. The Lionfish Challenge is a summer-long lionfish tournament open to competitors around the state of Florida. This is the seventh year of the Lionfish Challenge and our goal is...