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Disease could threaten Vermont’s rabbits, hares

(Photo by John Hall, Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department)The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says a disease affecting rabbits and hares previously found in western states may be moving eastward.  Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHDV2) is a virus known to be extremely lethal to wild and domestic rabbits, including cottontail rabbits and snowshoe hares. RHDV2 was first found in New Mexico…

Fracking along the Delaware River

Anyone who has ever fished or canoed the Delaware River can easily understand that it is a priceless recreational resource that is as pure and clean as any river in the United States. It is a renowned trout fishery in its upper reaches and each spring the river sees thousands of shad migrate from the sea to Hancock and beyond….

Observation of walleye egg take operations closed to public [video]

Biologists with the Minnesota DNR will collect walleye eggs this spring; however, social distancing requirements mean this popular springtime activity will not be open for public viewing this year. Hatcheries, the destination for the eggs collected, also remain closed to the public. “Egg take operations are neat things to watch,” said Henry Drewes, northwest region fisheries supervisor. “But the closeness…

Coyotes take down deer [video]

This video was shared with us by Beverly, who asked that only her first name be used. It was captured on Larksville Mountain, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 13 and provides an amazing look at how ruthless, yet effective, coyotes are as top predators in Pennsylvania. Categories: Pennsylvania Videos Tags: Coyotes, Deer

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 9, 2021

DISTRICT 1 CO Ethen Mapes was patrolling an intersection near the Porcupine Mountains ski hill when he observed a snowmobile fail to stop at a stop sign before crossing a road. CO Mapes attempted to stop the snowmobiler but was unable to get around the subject until after they had run through yet another intersection. Upon contacting the rider, CO…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – April 9, 2021

Season Dates April 15:  Dog training season ends. April 17:  Spring Turkey season begins April 24: Trout season begins April 24: Walleye, sauger, pike, and muskie seasons open in the Lower Peninsula May 1: Bear and elk permit application period begins May 15: Walleye, sauger, pike and muskie seasons open in the Upper Peninsula May 29: Catch-and-keep bass season opens…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 9, 2021

Division of Wildlife Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1  State wildlife officers annually collect road-killed deer for testing. State wildlife officer Brad Kiger, assigned to Franklin County, noticed that the antlers from the road-killed deer could go to a good use instead of being thrown away. The Ohio Division of Wildlife is always looking for ways to benefit wildlife, people,…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar – April 9, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers April 10: WTU Hole in the Horn Freedom Dinner, 5 p.m., Kent American Legion Banquet Facility. For more info call Dennis Malloy, 330-507-9489. April 17: WTU Killbuck Valley Chapter Hunter Night Out, 5 p.m., Wayne County Fairgrounds Event Center, Wooster. For more info call Brad Posten, 330-317-9198. April 24: PF Hardin County Chapter Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Hardin County Fairgrounds…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 9, 2021

SOUTHCENTRAL REGION From the Game Commission Blair and Bedford counties Game Warden Brandon Pfister reports that a Bedford County man is being charged with possessing a live raccoon that was taken from the wild. The individual is also facing charges for a bobcat that was harvested in closed season.  Cumberland County Game Warden Timothy L. Wenrich issued a citation for…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Calendar – April 9, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers. April 10: RMEF Renovo PA Banquet, 3 p.m., Sportman’s Hotel, Renovo. For more info call Janie May, 814-647-5401. April 17: RMEF Clarion Co Banquet, 3 p.m., Antler Club, Lucinda. For more info call Eugene Lander, 814-226-6474. April 24: WTU Central Pennsylvania Deer Camp, 4 p.m., Titan Market, Bellefonte. For more info call Adam Phillips, 814-404-5605. April 25: Harrisburg Beagle…

Minnesota Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – April 9, 2021

District 1 – Baudette area CO Ben Huener (Roseau) followed up on an ongoing case, investigated a new arson near Hayes Lake, and prepared equipment for use on the Rainy River. CO Marc Johnson (Warroad) worked ATV enforcement, monitored activity at public accesses, patrolled state parks and forests, and worked a fire enforcement detail with DNR Forestry. In addition, calls…

Minnesota Outdoor News Calendar – April 9, 2021

Banquets/Fundraisers April 9:  Pelican Rapids DU Banquet, Pelican Rapids VFW. For more info call Gerald Bergquist, 218-849-1308. April 9: New Prague DU Banquet, New Prague. For more info call Jeff Hlavac, 612-756-3256. April 10: MDHA Rum River Chapter, 2:00 p.m., Courtyards of Andover. For more info call Tony Zimmerman, 612-369-3897. April 10: Whitetails Unlimited North Woods Chapter Banquet, 5 p.m.,…