Category: Outdoor Events News

Annual state sale moved to Iowa State Fairgrounds

Annual state sale moved to Iowa State Fairgrounds

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has moved the state’s annual spring auction to the Jacobson Exhibition Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds, in Des Moines. The auction is scheduled for 9 a.m. on April 10. Doors open at 8 a.m. Items up for auction include firearms, bows, gun barrels and scopes. […]
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FWC hosts first Florida WildQuest event May 1-9

FWC hosts first Florida WildQuest event May 1-9

From May 1 to May 9, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is hosting the first Florida WildQuest, a unique scavenger hunt experience on wildlife management areas throughout the state. Florida residents and visitors are encouraged to grab their mobile device and join a wild adventure with missions designed to help people discover […]
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PFBC To Host Virtual Outdoor Expo February 8-12

PFBC To Host Virtual Outdoor Expo February 8-12

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) invites the public to participate in a virtual outdoor expo scheduled for February 8-12, 2021. This virtual event will be hosted on the PFBC Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/PaFishandBoat), featuring agency experts conducting several informational sessions about fishing and boating topics. “In the absence of many of […]
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Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair Scheduled for Oct. 2

Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair Scheduled for Oct. 2

GRAFTON, Ill. – The Two Rivers Family Fishing Fair, traditionally held in June each year at Pere Marquette State Park, will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. The event was canceled in June 2020 due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more than 30 years, the free Fishing Fair has […]
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Sauk Prairie Bald Eagle Watching Goes Virtual For 2021

Sauk Prairie Bald Eagle Watching Goes Virtual For 2021

PRAIRIE DU SAC – Wisconsin’s longest-running bald eagle watching extravaganza is going virtual for 2021, with programming available throughout January and February. Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Sauk Prairie area’s Bald Eagle Watching Days will be livestreamed. Bald eagle lovers will be able to see their favorite parts of this annual event […]
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CPW Southeast Region to host Sportspersons Caucus

CPW Southeast Region to host Sportspersons Caucus

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Sportspersons from across Colorado are invited to Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Southeast Region Sportspersons Caucus for updates on a variety of issues important to hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. The caucus is scheduled 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 19, and will be streamed live, online via CPW’s statewide Facebook page. It will […]
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2021 Lionfish Festival May 15-16 in Destin

2021 Lionfish Festival May 15-16 in Destin

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 7th annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival May 15 and 16 at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Village in Destin. Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and Destin–Fort Walton Beach. Activities will include fillet […]
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Pupulation Control Contest back at Flaming Gorge

Pupulation Control Contest back at Flaming Gorge

Green River – Just when anglers thought fishing on Flaming Gorge Reservoir was enticing enough on its own, Buckboard Marina is once again hosting the ‘Pup’ulation Control Contest for lake trout. Anglers will be able to participate in this contest now through mid-June 2021 for only $20 per angler. Registered participants will be entered for […]
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LDWF Announces 2021 Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup Events

LDWF Announces 2021 Derelict Crab Trap Cleanup Events

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will again host its annual Derelict Crab Trap Rodeo volunteer cleanup event this February. LDWF encourages volunteers and sponsors to participate in these events to make this crab trap rodeo successful in 2021 and keep our Sportsman’s Paradise pristine. Volunteers Volunteers will help collect traps in the […]
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Learn to duck hunt at ODFW workshop, Coquille

Learn to duck hunt at ODFW workshop, Coquille

ROSEBURG, Ore – Adults can learn duck hunting basics at a new workshop offered by ODFW in Myrtle Point and Coquille. Workshops are each two half-day sessions and offered Nov. 13-14 or Nov. 14-15. Registration deadline is Nov. 7. Workshops include an afternoon of shotgun skills training with an introduction to duck hunting knowledge the […]
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Statewide Asian Carp Cookout to be Held Oct. 17

Statewide Asian Carp Cookout to be Held Oct. 17

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — With a mission to expand local food options and continue efforts to remove Asian carp from Illinois waterways, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), together with Sorce Freshwater Company and the Midwest Fish Co-op, and with continued support from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, this Saturday will offer […]
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Annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup is a Perfect Weekend

Annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup is a Perfect Weekend

CUSTER, S.D. – Over 20,500 visitors attended the 55th Annual Buffalo Roundup at Custer State Park last Friday morning, watching as 60 horseback riders wrangled the herd of 1,400 bison into the corrals for their annual health check. Custer State Park also hosted its three-day arts festival in conjunction with the Buffalo Roundup. Visitors enjoyed […]
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2020 Fort Massac Encampment Canceled

2020 Fort Massac Encampment Canceled

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the 2020 Fort Massac Encampment, slated for Oct. 17-18 at Fort Massac State Park, will be canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “The Fort Massac Encampment is one of southern Illinois’ most treasured and popular fall festivals, drawing thousands of people from […]
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