Public comment period on Zinke Interior Department’s plan for Western sage grouse ends Nov. 27.
First ice is approaching fast. Much of the ice belt awaits walkable ice, though some northern lakes have capped over with enough hard water to venture out.
This is the second mule deer to be found suspect for CWD within the last week. If either of the reports prove positive, it would be the first case of CWD in Montana.
A herd is being grown in southeast Missouri after elk were reintroduced at Peck Ranch Conservation Area in 2011. But the elk shot recently was 200 miles away from the Peck Ranch herd, between Hallsville and Centralia.
Missouri Department of Conservation mandating testing in effort to continue tracking how widespread the disease is in the state, and where the infected animals are found.
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Blaze orange – also known as hunter orange – is required for big-game hunting with a firearm but not for the roughly 93,000 hunters chasing pheasants and quail in Nebraska.
Kentucky Fish and Wildlife fielded 1,822 individual reports and documented 4,586 suspected EHD cases through phone calls and an online reporting system, but Kentucky's deer seasons are continuing as scheduled this year.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expands hunting, fishing opportunities at 10 national wildlife refuges
Includes Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge as well as Wisconsin's Fox River National Wildlife Refuge and Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.
Hungry non-native species proving to be a setback to expectations that the pikeminnow could be removed from the endangered species list.
Biologists counted 2,548 mule deer, down from 3,003 in 2016, in the aerial survey in October. The buck-to-doe ratio of 0.32 (0.48 in 2016) was lower than the long-term average of 0.43 bucks per doe, while the fawn-to-doe ratio of 0.76 (0.90 in 2016) was down from the long-term average of 0.91 fawns per doe.
Pikes Peak Women Anglers sees progress; at least members not wearing men's waders and boots as they did decades ago when they were teenagers growing interested in fly fishing at a time when the industry didn't even make gear for them.
This fall's estimate of Alexander Archipelago wolves – a distinct subspecies of the gray wolf – was 231 animals, allowing a harvest of 46 wolves. A 30 percent increase, which would've upped this year's quota to 69 wolves, is being requested.
The concern is that hunting for antlers can disturb deer and elk populations. Nevada wildlife officials are considering a ban on the antler hunting from Jan. 1 through April 14, a time when deer and elk foraging activity is critical.
Good quail numbers were reported throughout the southern half of Nebraska, but very few hunters were targeting bobwhites.
Both eventually escaped on their horses.
Net surveys conducted during the spring resulted in the ninth largest overall haul of migrating adult shad ever recorded, while summer surveys of juvenile shad that hatched this year were the best in the nearly four decades of monitoring for juvenile shad.
The fact that none returned this year is bad news for the fish's population in Maine and Canada.
Populations appear to be increasing, raising questions about what is and what could become cougar country.
Don’t store the reels and long rods yet – fall angling opportunities for large fish still exist as October transitions into a cool early November.
National Park Service says it would address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure projects.