August 23, 2007
Invasive algae present in N.Y.
Staff report Albany – An invasive algae found in the Batten Kill River in Washington County may actually have been present in the popular trout water as early as last year, DEC officials say. DEC Fisheries Bureau Chief Doug Stang said the discovery of didymo, a slimy algae also known as ‘rock snot,’ isn’t a
2007-08 regs guide, license get new look
Staff report Albany – New York hunters and trappers will receive a revised and revamped 2007-08 regulations guide when they purchase their new licenses. They’ll also see a new-look hunting license as well. The licenses for 2007-08 will be ‘school bus’ yellow in color. that change was made to assist environmental conservation officers in the
Sept. 1: Gray, black & fox squirrel season opens Sept. 1: Early Canada goose season opens (most of state) Sept. 1: Crow season opens Sept. 1: Snipe, rail & gallinule seasons opens Sept. 4: Early Canada goose season opens (Long Island and Lake Champlain zones) Sept. 15: Early bear season opens (Adirondack Range) Sept. 20:
VHS has taken toll on St. Lawrence muskies
Syracuse, N.Y. (AP) – VHS is killing off muskellunge in the St. Lawrence River, scientists said earlier this month. Researchers caught more than 40 muskellunge during the spring spawning run in 2003 at the school’s Thousand Islands Biological Station on Governor’s Island, according to the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and
Aug. 25: Oregon Sportsmans Club Banquet, 7 p.m. For more info call Todd Weis, 608-835-3516. Aug. 28: Packerland Area Wheelin Sportsmens NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., Stadium View Sports Bar, Green Bay. For more info call Ken Jaworski, 920-544-5070. Aug. 28: Buckhorn Chapter WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., The Summit House. For more info call Tom Jodarski,
Northwest moose: gone in 50 years?
Research attempts to understand northeast decline By Joe AlbertAssociate Editor Grand Rapids, Minn. – Those hunters who shoot a moose this fall will be asked to provide the DNR with blood and tissue samples as the agency attempts to look at diseases and parasites that are affecting northeast moose. The herd there numbered 6,500 animals
State: Limit fish eaten from some east metro waterways
St. Paul (AP) – The Minnesota Department of Health is warning people to limit the amount of fish they eat from several lakes in the eastern Twin Cities area where tests have shown the fish contain a chemical once manufactured by 3M. The new fish advisories were issued last Thursday for Como and a chain
Heavy rains limit fishing activity in many areas
Big Six LAKE MILLE LACS East – Walleyes are being taken with crankbaits or slip bobbers and leeches off the mud and gravel in 27 feet or deeper. Muskies are being spotted ‘everywhere’ with the north-end sand, Isle Bay, and Hennepin Island area producing the most strikes. The smallmouth bass bite has been hot with