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Monday, April 15th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

April 6, 2023

Eagles feast on carp after fish die-off on Pennsylvania’s Lake Octoraro

A carp die-off occurred on Lake Octoraro, which straddles Lancaster and Chester counties in Pennsylvania, providing a bountiful repast for eagles and other birds of prey.
Wildlife photographer Dr. Steve Berkowitz, an equine veterinarian, lives near the lake and headed there in early March with camera in hand, after he was tipped to the phenomenon by a friend.

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Pennsylvania’s Bait Shop Profile: At Lake Wilhelm, Bo knows motors

Bo Bartholomew offers boat motor and basic trailer repair services, and sells used trolling motors on consignment, and, occasionally used boats. 
He also sells live bait, lures, and other terminal tackle, used rods and reels on consignment, and stringers, life vests, minnow buckets and other gear.

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River walleye runs in Ohio hit their fever pitch

Even as the mild winter has morphed into a cool spring, the spawning runs of walleyes going into the Sandusky and Maumee rivers have gained steam anyway, as evidenced by the increasing success of anglers wading in after them. With an estimated 94 million 2-year and older walleyes in the 2023 population according to the biologists serving on the Lake Erie Committee, there is bound to be a noticeable uptick in the number of fish choosing one of the rivers to spawn in. 

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Minnesota’s moose count down from 2022, but population remains relatively stable over past decade

Although survey results suggest a decrease in the moose population from 2022 to 2023, the DNR said those estimates are better used to understand long-term trends. Factors such as visibility of moose from the air, challenging weather conditions and moose avoidance of aircraft create moderately high sampling uncertainty.

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