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Category Archives: Fishing

Time for Camping in Massachusetts State Parks Posted on May 9

Time for Camping in Massachusetts State Parks

Bob Greco Chief of Staff, Department of Fish & Game (DFG) View Bob's Bio With spring upon us, many people are looking to get out and enjoy the outdoors. One of the best ways to see some of the most beautiful scenery in Massachusetts and   …Continue Reading Time for Camping in Massachusetts State Parks

Weekly Outdoor Events 5/7/12 Posted on May 7

Weekly Outdoor Events 5/7/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Opportunities for family friendly fishing continue this week! This is your chance to enjoy the natural resources and beauty of our Commonwealth and to connect with other anglers. Weekend fishing   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 5/7/12

Wait, herring run? I thought fish swam… Posted on May 6

Wait, herring run? I thought fish swam…

Sara Grady South Shore Coordinator, Massachusetts Bays Program (MassBays) View Sara's Bio In the spring, anadromous fish (those that live in the ocean as adults but return to freshwater to spawn) swim in large numbers up coastal rivers and streams, called fish runs. Their goal   …Continue Reading Wait, herring run? I thought fish swam…

Calling all outdoors women Posted on May 5

Calling all outdoors women

Mary Griffin Commissioner, Department of Fish and Game (DFG) View Commissioner Griffin's Bio Plans for Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW) weekend are in full swing! Happening June 1-3, this is a great opportunity to have a fantastic weekend learning new outdoors skills and spend some quality   …Continue Reading Calling all outdoors women

Monster carp breaks state record! Posted on May 2

Monster carp breaks state record!

Marion Larson Outreach Coordinator, MassWildlife View Marion's Bio “Someone in fisheries please come to the front office to weigh a fish.”  This kind of announcement over the PA system at the MassWildlife Field Headquarters isn’t unusual.  I didn’t pay much attention until one of our   …Continue Reading Monster carp breaks state record!

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/30/12 Posted on Apr 30

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/30/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Are you an avid fisher? Have you ever wanted to try fishing, but never got the chance to do so? Whatever your answer, you should think about attending one of   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/30/12

Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh Posted on Apr 20

Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh

Madeleine BarrMultimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)View Madeleine's Bio This is the first post in a series about the Great Marsh. Be sure to check back to learn more about how you can enjoy and protect this wonderful and critical resource   …Continue Reading Bird’s Eye View of the Great Marsh

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12 Posted on Apr 16

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Make your way to the Hopkinton State Park on April 19, for the Hopkinton Reservoir Family Fishing Festival, sponsored by the Department of Conservation and Recreation! Cast a line, and   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/16/12

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/9/12 Posted on Apr 9

Weekly Outdoor Events 4/9/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio Get outdoors or learn something new about your environment this weekend! This upcoming weekend is full of educational and hands-on outdoor events for residents and visitors of the Commonwealth. On   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events 4/9/12

Weekly Outdoor Events! 3/5/12 Posted on Mar 5

Weekly Outdoor Events! 3/5/12

Maia Fitzstevens Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) View Maia's Bio With Massachusetts Maple Month kicking off and spring right around the corner, MassWildlife and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) have a lot of exciting events in store for   …Continue Reading Weekly Outdoor Events! 3/5/12