Fish long enough and you’ll acquire some classic, albeit bizarre, fishing stories. The author added one to his collection this fall.
Thousands of hunters in blaze orange will take to the fields when Iowa’s pheasant season opens Oct. 27. And with the second highest pheasant population in a decade, hunters can afford to be optimistic.
The hunter and his partner were in the Beattie Gulch area and surprised a sow and cub at very close range. The sow charged.
Lake Sakakawea had the eighth highest catch of young-of-the-year walleye on record. And Devils Lake saw fair to good numbers of walleye, with the catch close to average even though Game and Fish didn’t stock any walleye in the fishery this year.
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Ruling nixes planned hunts in Wyoming and Idaho this fall.
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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.
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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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Fewer birds return to their breeding grounds after going through fall migration and spending months on their wintering grounds. But the researchers were surprised to find that the migrants arriving across the U.S. southern border had an average return rate of 76 percent during the 5 years of the study (2013 to 2017) and the birds wintering in the U.S. had only an average return rate of 64 percent.
Pheasant production last year was at its lowest level in two decades, dramatically reducing the number of adult birds nesting earlier this year. While the dry conditions eased this summer and pheasant brood sizes were up from 2017, the estimated population still dropped 2 percent from last year.
Up to 23 bears could be killed in the hunts planned in Wyoming and Idaho. Judge already delayed them once, in an order that came two days before grizzly season was set to open Sept. 1.
Pheasant and partridge numbers similar to last year, according to roadside surveys.
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.