The Illinois Conservation Foundation has announced the appointment of Eric Schmidt, of Westchester, as the new executive director of the Foundation, effective June 1.
May 26, 2014
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Sandusky, Ohio — The spring jig bite in the Western Basin is on fire, with quick limits being taken by many anglers. Big lake veteran Dave Whitt said a boat with experienced anglers can easily pull 100 walleyes during a trip. He said plenty of walleyes have been netted, placed in live wells, then released
Springfield, Ill. — Bass anglers have embraced catch-and-release fishing over the past two decades, a commitment to conservation that can pay off with future catches of bigger fish. But the practice may come with a catch, so to speak. Researchers say that anglers concerned about bass populations in their favorite fishing holes should cut down
University Park, Pa. —Coyotes are a major predator of white-tailed deer across the East, especially fawns born each spring, but wildlife managers nonetheless are able to stabilize and even grow deer herds, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. Coyotes – Canis latrans – are a relatively recent arrival to eastern North
The statewide catch-and-release season for sturgeon that’s been talked about for the past couple of years is a step closer to fruition.