Six of the depopulated deer tested positive for CWD.
New state record tips scales at 50 pounds, 7 ounces.
“They are getting a solid education and understanding of how these fish go through their early life cycle, how important the aquatic environment is to the survival of the trout, and the overall biology of trout habitat.”
The bloom’s size will ultimately depend on rainfall amounts from now through early summer.
(Photo by Brian Peterson)DULUTH, Minn. — Authorities in Minnesota say skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human. The remains were found in late April at a campsite belonging to a New Mexico man who planned to spend the winter in the woods. Jordan Grider of Moriarty, New Mexico, an experienced outdoorsman, gave his family the…
In recent decades, Mille Lacs’ water clarity has increased, most likely due to septic system improvements around the lake and the invasion of zebra mussels, which are filter feeders that strain out microscopic algae.
Remarkable turnaround from earlier this decade is bringing welcome relief to shippers and marina owners, but causing flooding and heavy erosion in some areas.
National Elk Refuge manager anticipates strong turnout after shed-hunting opening last year had 280 vehicles lined up on the road to the refuge near Jackson, and the refuge is bringing in six extra law enforcement officers.
But as they continue to take a bite out of their food source at the Great Lakes national park, growth of herd expected to at least slow in the coming year. Wolf relocation effort also could help curb numbers.
And Gov. Tim Walz says he supports legislation to ban the recreational hunting of wolves in Minnesota if the federal government succeeds in removing them from the threatened list.
The department says the purchase of 118 acres for $1,075,860 will increase Lakeside Daisy State Nature Preserve on the Marblehead Peninsula in Ottawa County to 137 acres. State officials say the preserve is home to the only natural population of the plant left in Ohio.
Once bison leave the park in the Gardiner Basin they can be legally killed during two winter seasons by state hunters, as well as by tribal hunters with treaty rights. Some tribal hunts extend into April. The problem has been that the areas where hunters have the easiest access to bison is relatively small and not far from residences.
Reaching state-set goal for deer licenses would represent a significant bounce-back from several harsh winters about a decade ago that impacted both the white-tailed deer and mule deer populations. That in turn would mean a boost to the state’s economy.
The fish are preparing to spawn on their own in the wild for the first time since the population was eliminated in Tennessee in the late 1970s.
Location of choice is considered a crucial choke point where the invasive carp could be prevented from migrating upstream toward the lake.
The bill to authorize $1.5 million for an aquatic nuisance species prevention program is awaiting final approval from Gov. Doug Burgum.
A trapper in Wayne and Bollinger counties reported significant declines in damage from the invasive animals since he adopted trapping technique.
FLORENCE, Ala. — Two young anglers competing in a high school fishing tournament rescued two other competitors whose boat was sinking on a lake in northwest Alabama. Sardis High School 10th graders Garrett Howington and Issac Darden are being called heroes for their actions during an Alabama Student Angler Bass Fishing Association tournament at Pickwick Lake. Howington and Darden were…
Convicted of two counts of taking a buck with eight antler points or more.
Game and Fish Department biologists counted 283 bighorns in a population survey that began last fall and was completed in March to see how many lambs survived the winter. The total number is up 7% from the previous year’s count of 265, which was the lowest in a dozen years.
Disease – including distemper, mange and the parvo virus – and packs moving out of the park blamed for the decline; numbers across Wyoming also down.
Wisconsin DNR corrects vote totals on program, but it’s still favored.
Pennsylvania fishing license sales are down, and the state is trying to improve participation by focusing on water quality and nontraditional fishermen.
The question isn’t if the spotted lanternfly will get to Michigan – it’s when.
DNR Secretary Preston Cole says he knows people want the DNR to “step on the gas” in regard to controlling CWD, but needs science to justify new strategies and spending.
Morel mushroom lovers in Missouri could luck out this spring.