If you're a bass fisherman on Lake Erie and want to try fishing on Lake Ontario, just bring your knowledge and baits. Ditto for Lake Ontario anglers wanting to tackle Lake Erie. Once you find the fish, you should be able to catch them.
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All who reap the benefits of these large-scale tournaments and all the fanfare that comes with them taking place in northern New York should be popping a cork.
Proposes a $275 million array of technological and structural upgrades at a crucial site in Illinois to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes and its vulnerable fish populations.
Hunters who harvest bears are required to submit bear teeth, which are used to determine the ages of bears, and wildlife biologists use age and sex data to estimate the number of bears in Vermont and to determine the status and health of the bear population.
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Vermont Fish & Wildlife completes first field season in multi-year moose study.
Aaron Martens of Alabama claimed the $100,000 top prize Sunday.
“The hunter success rate increased from the previous year of 21 percent to 29 percent of hunters harvesting at least one bird. And 32 percent of those successful hunters harvested a second bearded bird to fill the two-bird spring bag limit.”
Winged loosestrife had not been seen in the state in decades and was thought to be locally extinct.
Hemlock woolly adelgid confirmed on forest preserve lands in the town of Lake George in Warren County.
The DEC recently captured and euthanized the most aggressive of the bears.
The birds nest in hayfields or cow pastures, and are threatened by changes in agricultural and land use practices.
Ethical hunting is defined as abiding by the rules, taking only appropriate shots, respect for the game being hunted and respect for the rights of fellow sportsmen. These are the values we should be teaching any youngster in our tutelage. Sadly, this isn’t always the case.
But even though the cost is relatively low – about $300 per camping gear kit – some critics question the need for the state to be involved in such a program. Proponents say it's in the best interest of all citizens to encourage outdoor recreation for its demonstrated physical and emotional health benefits.
Having the encounter in such a pristine environment as Cedar River Flow with an old friend along was surely a blessing.
DEC estimates current breeding population to be 323 pairs.
Public again asked to help help state wildlife officials scientifically manage turkey population by reporting Vermont turkey sightings during August.
Make the time now and break up the monotony of the solo backyard shooting session by using a few tricks to spice things up. Or head to the 3-D range for some different target looks and some quality practice and just plain fun. It’s time.
The problem is that eagles and other scavengers eat the guts of deer or the carcasses of coyotes, woodchucks and other game shot by hunters. Bits of lead bullets consumed along with the meat break down quickly in an eagle's stomach and enter its bloodstream.
New York hunters, trappers no longer required to obtain special permit.
Vermont’s auction for five moose hunting permits is open until 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10. Bids will be opened and winners notified on Aug. 11.
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.
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- Drum roll, please: Second state record fish in New York in 2017 is yet another freshwater drum
- Minnesota Outdoor News Fishing Report – Aug. 18, 2017
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