The goal is to offer fishing opportunities to those willing to venture into the backcountry.
Native American tribes have been growing wild rice in Wisconsin for generations, but growing rice commercially is a different challenge.raw wild rice close upMILWAUKEE — A Marquette University biology professor is researching the possibility of growing rice commercially in Wisconsin, despite the state’s seasonally cold temperatures. Native American tribes have been growing wild rice in Wisconsin for generations, but growing…
Wildlife agency will issue resident hunters more than 900 more buck-antelope hunting licenses and 1,400 more doe-antelope licenses in 2017 and 2018 than it did last year, when hunter success reached 70 percent.
U.S. Forest Service opens a new set of public meetings on its proposal to bar minerals exploration and development on more than 234,000 acres near the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness for up to 20 years.
The different types of fish the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency team will catch through electrofishing can tell them about a river’s quality.
Nathan Williams, 30, and his boys Jayce, 14, River, 8, and Phierce, 6, are well-known in the noodling world.
Butterfly House visitors see species native to the state – and there are more of them than you might think.
ASPEN, Colo. — Colorado officials are noticing a spike in bear calls, and believe the dry weather may have something to do with it. Colorado Parks and Wildlife District Ranger Kurtis Tesch told the Aspen Daily News that the agency has been receiving about 10 calls each day on bear activity. Police Records Specialist Cathleen Treacy says Aspen police have gotten…
Also killed ducks from a moving vehicle in separate incident.
DETROIT — Congressional budget writers are proposing to overrule President Donald Trump’s call for eliminating a program that funds Great Lakes cleanup efforts. A House appropriations subcommittee is scheduled to consider a bill Wednesday that includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The program started under President Barack Obama. It pays for removing toxic pollution from harbors…
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An Alaska man is recovering after being attacked by a bison while hiking in western North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Park official Eileen Andes says the 65-year-old hiker encountered the large animal after taking photos of a sunset. The man tried to walk around the bison but didn’t provide enough room. Andes says the bison apparently…
“Who saved Mo? Mo saved Mo. … She’s incredible,” says the woman who found the 14-year-old Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
But more bears have meant more nuisance problems; more trash receptacles trashed, more bird feeders becoming bear snacks.
Subsistence hunters may soon be able to hunt deer anywhere on federal public lands in Southeast Alaska.
Following $2.3 million in repairs, it now has a new mission: to produce eggs for landlocked salmon destined for Lake Champlain and lake trout for two of the Great Lakes.
SANDPOINT, Idaho — The state is beginning to embrace the concept of pairing Idaho Department of Fish & Game conservation officers with service dogs. Matt Haag, a Bonner County-based conservation officer, just completed a year in the field with Hudson, a happy-go-lucky 2-1/2-year-old golden Labrador retriever with a penchant for pursuit. “It’s amazing what they can do,” said Haag. Hudson’s service…
Will be the first county in Minnesota to require inspections of boats and trailers before they enter the water.
Inspectors will staff six decontamination boats on the St. Croix River on July 14 and July 15 to search for and get rid of invasive species, including zebra mussels, Eurasian watermilfoil, curly leaf pondweed, bighead carp, rusty crayfish and Asian clams.
Concord, N.H., is touting its area fisheries, which include everything from largemouth bass to walleyes. CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire Fish and Game is hoping to change the thinking that the state capital isn’t a place for anglers. The agency has put out a Concord Capital Region Take Me Fishing guide in an effort convince more people to grab a fishing…
The state spent $1.29 million on the operation in 2016, and a total of 2.2 million trout are stocked annually.
Fish farming in the state has traditionally centered on raising bait and sport fish for anglers, but new aquaculture businesses are moving the focus back to fish meant to be eaten.
Decrease from 74,500 to just over 72,100 for antlerless deer hunting that begins in September and runs through early next year.
Since conservation of the Mexican gray wolf began in the 1980s, the Arizona agency has spent more than $7 million on recovery efforts.
Small pieces of plastic have skirted the wastewater treatment process and ended up in the eastern Wisconsin lake, research says.
Minnesota hunters and anglers can expect a more modern system with some new bells and whistles.
Surrounding Lyon County has more than three dozen wildlife management areas and has a rich hunting and outdoors heritage.