It’s been eight months or more since you hunted grouse or woodcock, so cut yourself and your canine companion some slack while working out the early season kinks.
Hunters say they've seen the problem coming for years, ever since a ballot initiative in 1994 outlawed the use of hounds to hunt cougars.
The fall season has reached a fever pitch for bird-watchers, and even a little time afield via these simple, accessible spots can produce action for your life list.
Wildlife officials in neighboring Vermont on alert after confirmation in a captive red deer herd in the Canadian province.
When states begin legalizing air rifles – and they will – for big game, these modern guns will become legitimate options for pursuing deer and other species.
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The Migratory Bird Conservation Commission approved $23.8 million in grants for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and its partners to conserve or restore almost 135,000 acres of wetland and associated upland habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds and other birds in 17 states.
There are more than 50 new lakes in North Dakota in which the walleye population is still getting established.
With kids in school and summer in the rearview mirror, angling for big fish becomes a priority for fishing experts like “Tackle” Terry Tuma.
Leaders of three conservation groups who sued to protect the bi-state grouse said it could help save the ground-dwelling bird as well as other species with distinct population segments isolated from larger, related populations.
State agency reports 47 percent increase from last year.
Judge declines to issue quick ruling, says he will issue a decision as quickly as possible, but did not say whether he would rule before Saturday, when Wyoming and Idaho have bear hunts scheduled to begin.
Numbers increased in every nine-county region except northwest, where it was similar to last year. The survey counted a state average of 21 birds per 30 mile route, which translates to a statewide harvest estimate of 250,000 to 300,000 roosters this fall.
A large, pink wading bird, the roseate spoonbill normally is found in the coastal regions of the Caribbean, Mexico, the Gulf Coast of the United States, and central Florida’s Atlantic Coast.
In 1980, only one moose was reported in the Kawuneeche Valley. In 2017, the park reported 30 to 50 on the west side and an increasing number on the east side. They've been sighted in every drainage, leading park scientists to ask what types of changes were driving such population growth and what the long-term effects would be.
The herd, which peaked at about 50,000 animals in the early 1990s, was around 30,000 before that winter and struggling to grow in part because of the lack of available food.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife had announced that it would immediately begin efforts to kill members of the wolf pack who had been preying on cattle in Washington's northeastern Ferry County, near the Canadian border.
Five chicks are the most to hatch in one year in the nascent project, which launched in 2011.
A directive issued in late July severely limits a type of land swap involving federal property. Critics say that eliminates an important technique for saving habitat for the shrinking population of greater sage grouse.
Ohio faced a similar scenario several years ago.
The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows just 2 percent of North Dakota in some stage of drought. That compares with 82 percent at the same time last year.