A lot of good fishing going on across the state. Here’s what’s biting where.
June 12, 2023
It is not uncommon for some hunters to avoid standing cornfields when it comes to bowhunting whitetails, the idea being that the large majority of deer will go unseen because they spend their time within the corn.
Beans get plenty of attention during the early season, but Eric Morken of Outdoor News loves when it is a corn year in areas he hunts, specifically in the early season.
Salmon fishing remains hot in Manitowoc and Two Rivers as anglers are still catching Chinook salmon and coho salmon as well as rainbow trout and lake trout.
James Watt, the Reagan administration’s sharp-tongued, pro- development interior secretary who was admired by conservatives but ran afoul of environmentalists, Beach Boys fans and eventually the president, has died. He was 85.
Watt died in Arizona on May 27, son Eric Watt said in a statement Thursday.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is on the cusp of construction on modification of the Brandon Road Lock in the Des Plaines River, 27 miles southwest of Chicago and Lake Michigan.
But there’s been a glitch. The project, originally estimated to cost $275 million, is now projected to cost $1.1 billion. The main sticking point is that it requires Illinois to sign an agreement as the non-federal sponsor that the state has so far refused to sign.
From the Great Lakes to miles of rivers and streams, New York offers bass fishermen some great opportunities. Lake Erie, Chaumont Bay on Lake Ontario, and Oneida Lake are among the top bass lakes in New York, while the St. Lawrence, Niagara, and Susquehanna rivers are rated among the best places to catch a good-sized smallmouth.
Many feel Lake Erie may be the best smallmouth bass fishing lake that can be found anywhere because it offers countless reefs, shoals, and rocky shorelines that provide precisely the type of habitat smallmouths love.
Most of the newest generation of deer are here, and a good percentage of them will survive to adulthood. How they do that is pretty impressive, especially when you consider all of the dangers out there that are just waiting for a fawn to make a mistake.
The following is a breakdown of fawn facts that illustrates just how good they are at making it through their first month, and shows just how impressive the No. 1 game animal in this country truly is – even when they are just infants.
Penn State has a rich culture surrounding the art and sport of fly-fishing.
The university’s fly-fishing program was founded in the 1930s, and now, the Penn State Fly Fishing Club, in the College of Agricultural Sciences, continues this tradition with an ever-growing and diversifying community of more than 80 members.
According to Gino Bartolini, a second-year student majoring in finance and the club’s president, the organization’s goals include promoting conservation while also helping to foster the next generation of fly-fishers.
Wisconsin DNR firefighters were called in to help control a wildfire that burned nearly 2,400 acres in Michigan.