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Home Country: Cow Pasture Tea

Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet Slim Randles/gloucestercitynews file (May 22, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)--You have to hand it to Windy. When Alphonse “Windy” Wilson chooses to speak, it is a bombastic sampling of creativity. Windy has yet to find a word he can’t make better through his own unique methods. Well, what got him... Read more →

Marylanders Reminded to Keep Fawns Wild

Removing Wild Animals is Unnecessary, Dangerous and Illegal Photo: “Resting Fawn” by Andrew Gue (gloucestercitynews.net)(May 22, 2019)--Late spring is the prime birthing time for white-tailed deer, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources reminds anyone who encounters a fawn to avoid disturbing it. While young deer often appear to be... Read more →

Striped BassTakes Governor's Cup

The winners of Sunday's Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament have been announced! John Kolacy of Flanders was awarded the Governor's Cup for his 37½" Striped Bass. Tournament details are available on the Division's website, and the complete winners list is below: Bluefish Category Child (Male): First Place: Logan Apello, Cliffside Park,... Read more →

Authorities Investigating Fatal Boating Accident in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH DELAWARE (May 20, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net)- – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers responded to, and are investigating a fatal boat accident that occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. Sunday, May 19 on the Rehoboth Bay near the Lewes/Rehoboth Canal. A 16-foot boat capsized, resulting in the boat’s operator and... Read more →

State of NJ Awards Ducks Unlimited

Ducks Unlimited receives 2019 Directors Award TRENTON, New Jersey – May 16, 2019(gloucestercitynews.net)- – The state of New Jersey honored Ducks Unlimited with the 2019 Directors Award for the protection and improvement of thousands of acres of wetlands throughout the state. David Golden, acting director of New Jersey Division of... Read more →

Plants of the Pine Barrens Ecosystem

The Pine Barrens is home to many plants that are considered threatened or endangered because of their rarity in the state, the nation or the world. First, some numbers. The Pine Barrens is home to 8 species of gymnosperms (plants like the pine trees that do not produce true flowers),... Read more →


REMINDER: All saltwater anglers must register with the NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program (NJSRRP) prior to fishing in 2019. Those who registered in 2018 must renew for this year. Anglers with a valid license/registration from another state, or a NJ freshwater license, are still required to register (for free) with... Read more →

Patcong Creek Cleanup Set for May 19

A clean-up at Patcong Creek will take place May 19. (Courtesy Patcong Creek Foundation) (LINWOOD, NJ)(gloucestercitynews.net)(May 16, 2019)--Here is chance to help the community and have a lot of fun. The 14th annual Patcong Creek Cleanup is planned for Sunday, May 19 starting at 9:30 a.m. The clean-up, hosted by... Read more →

‘Wear Your Life Jacket to Work’ May 17

DOVER (May 15, 2019)(gloucestercitynews.net) – DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police are endorsing “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” on Friday, May 17, joining boating professionals and outdoor enthusiasts to promote life jackets always being worn as a safe boating practice. Wearing a life jacket to work heightens... Read more →


TRENTON (gloucestercitynews.net)- The 28th annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament, a popular competition for anglers of all ages, will be held at Island Beach State Park in Ocean County on Sunday, May 19. The tournament offers participants a great way to enjoy the sport of surf fishing while vying to catch... Read more →

Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament May 19

A Day of Family Fun At 27th Annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament The annual Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament is held on the third Sunday in May at Island Beach State Park. In 2019 the tournament will be held on Sunday, May 19. A variety of species are eligible for entry... Read more →

Delaware Fish & Wildlife seeks volunteers

to help nesting diamondback terrapins along the Bayshore DOVER (May 14, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is seeking volunteers to help diamondback terrapins at a prominent nesting location where they come ashore to lay eggs, Port Mahon Road near Little Creek along the Delaware Bayshore. Optional volunteer... Read more →

Delaware's ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ program dates

DOVER (May 2019) – Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and delight in having the opportunity to catch a fish? DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife invites budding anglers age 6 through 15 to come out and learn to fish with a... Read more →

DELAWARE: Fish & Wildlife Police Blotter: April 29-May 5

Reminder for the week: Wearing life jackets saves lives in boating emergencies DOVER (May 10, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural... Read more →


HARRISBURG, PA - Members of the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners met last week with state House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee Majority Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-York) and Minority Chairman Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny) to discuss the Saturday opener to Pennsylvania’s firearms deer season, which the board adopted earlier this... Read more →


HARRISBURG, PA - Pennsylvania’s 2019-20 migratory game bird seasons have been set. Annual migratory game bird seasons are selected by states from frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Game Commission selections were made after reviewing last year’s season results, population survey data and public input. There... Read more →

New Jersey Skillful Angler Program

The 2019 Skillful Angler Program - Bigger, Better and Easier than EVER! Submitting An Application 2018 Skillful Angler Award Winners For 35 years the Division of Fish and Wildlife has been recognizing the talents of New Jersey anglers who catch fish of "not quite record" size, but large enough to... Read more →

Maryland Fishing Report: Survey Reveals Blue Crab Population Up By 60%

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab (Wikipedia) Keith Lockwood | Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources Photo by Jim Livingston The black locust trees are blooming and for many old timers this heralds the first blue crab shed of the year – starting many to think about getting their gear ready and enjoying... Read more →

2019 NJ Spring Trout Fishing Information

Trout Season Opened On April 6 2019 Weekly Stocking Schedules 2019 Trout Allocations by Water and Day Stocked 2019 Bonus Broodstock Program Fishing Access to Trout Stocked Waters by County Fishing Access to Trout Stocked Waters by Name 2019 Trout Regulations (pdf, 425kb) Updates/Changes Trout Production/Stocking To Again Exceed Spring... Read more →

Delaware ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ program dates

Registration now open for May-July events throughout the state DOVER (May 8, 2019) – Do you know a child or young teen who might enjoy learning about fishing and delight in having the opportunity to catch a fish? DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife invites budding anglers age 6 through... Read more →

NJ Offers Endless Fishing Opportunies

IT'S NEVER BEEN BETTER!!! Saltwater Anglers: Register With Saltwater Recreational Registry Program 2018 Skillful Angler Award Winners NJ Outdoors Program Information Although one of the smallest and most densely populated state in the nation, New Jersey offers endless fishing opportunities. From spring migrations of striped bass and American shad in... Read more →

HOME COUNTRY: Driving in Time with The Duke of Earl

"Duke of Earl" is a 1962 US number-one song, originally by Gene Chandler. It is the best known of Chandler's songs, and he subsequently dubbed himself 'The Duke of Earl' source youtube Slim Randles | CNBNewsnet It happened in the checkout lane down at the Soup ‘R’ Market last week.... Read more →