Anglers taking advantage of this year’s mild spring are snagging plenty of walleye from the Missouri River despite a drop in the number of baitfish caused by last year’s flooding, a state fisheries biologist said.
Albany, N.Y. (AP) – Federal officials are granting $1.4 million to scientists investigating deadly white-nose syndrome in bats. The fungal infection has killed more than 5.5 million bats in eastern North America since it was first detected in upstate New York in 2006. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday announced seven grants totaling $1.4 million to investigate white…
A commercial fishing company caught 55 silver carp and 82 big head carp on March 28 and 29, fishing in the same general area of East Okoboji Lake
Ryan Wasser of Pocasset was fishing March 31 at Lake Lawtonka in preparation for an upcoming local tournament when he hooked a fish that he knew was special.
Skeptical of the warm days suggesting it’s time to pull the fishing gear out of hibernation? Figure a typical April snowstorm is bound to drive a stake through spring’s beating heart?
Trimming has begun at DNR, and new fees could follow to help the agency endure a proposed 13.5 percent budget cut in the coming year.
It figures to be an anxious couple of weeks for coaches and high school bass fishermen as they prepare for the IHSA Sectionals on April 20.
Deer report from Drs. James Kroll, David Guynn and Gary Alt.
Spring is early this year and state forestry health officials say it is already time to battle this year’s population of gypsy moths.
The powerful new NWTF Turkey Hunting Toolbox is now available for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touch. An Android version is being developed and will be available by mid-April 2012.
Whether you oversee a large tract of land or own a smaller parcel, there are many wildlife management techniques you can use to help attract wild turkeys to your property.
Applications for this fall’s bear hunt will be accepted from Monday, April 2, through Friday, May 4, at any Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) license agent and online.
Now through mid-April, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries staff will be working at lakes and rivers throughout Minnesota on the spring fish egg take to support the state’s 17 hatchery operations.
The Wisconsin DNR has announced that CWD was detected in a wild adult doe found on private property just west of Shell Lake in Washburn County.
The department reports that 3,470 birds were taken during the 2011-12 season, up 29 percent from last year’s turkey hunt. Botetourt led all counties with 119 birds taken there.
In some ways, 61-year-old Tim Ewert was born a few hundred years too late.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says it is receiving reports of black bears emerging from their winter dens and looking for food. As a result, the department is urging people to take down their bird feeders to prevent the bears from getting into trouble.
A proposal that would place hunting, fishing and wildlife harvesting rights in the Nebraska constitution is heading to the November ballot.
A major elk herd that migrates between Yellowstone National Park and Montana suffered another steep decline last year due to a hard winter, predator attacks and hunting, state and federal scientists said Tuesday
Lakeshore property owners are reminded that removal of aquatic plants from Minnesota lakes may require a permit from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Reservations for seasonal and monthly camping opportunities, which are available at a select number of Minnesota state parks, are due by April 10, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Nongame Wildlife Program has placed a live webcam in a peregrine falcon box in downtown St. Paul to monitor the nest of a pair of peregrine falcons. View the webcam here.
Seventy-five years is a long time, except when you get on the uphill side of it. Seventy-five years is a milestone, and Ducks Unlimited is celebrating that event this year.
The DNR will allow a bulls-only moose hunt this fall, but it’s reducing the number of permits available and zones open to hunters.
The state Senate is likely to vote this week on a wide-ranging bill that includes increases in the cost of fishing and hunting licenses.
A new federal Farm Bill, the greatest contributor in recent history to conservation programs in the state, could be developed and adopted this summer, but conservation leaders aren’t holding their collective breath.