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.
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.
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 contest that involved killing more than a dozen coyotes in Farmington is drawing ire from a state wildlife protection group for its “bloodthirstiness.”
State wildlife officials have expanded regulations to allow hunters to use crossbows to take down big game in Kansas, though the change won’t take effect until this fall.
The popularity of ground blinds has been on the rise for several years, and for good reason. Getting eye-to-eye with a mature buck or a wise old gobbler can really get the heart pumping.
A federal judge on Thursday sided partly with a group of outfitters from four Western states who complained their constitutional rights to conduct business in New Mexico were being upended by changes to the state’s hunting draw.
Idaho wildlife managers are increasing bag limits, expanding trapping opportunities and extending the public hunting season in an attempt to bring down wolf populations across the state.
State fish managers expect nearly double the number of hatchery Chinook salmon to cross the Lower Granite Dam and enter Idaho this spring.
When James D. Hitchens of Georgetown set out yesterday for his favorite Sussex County fishing hole, he planned to catch largemouth bass, baiting his line with a live shiner minnow.
As ice-out begins and waters warm, anglers should regularly visit the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) website to check for seasonal closures that protect fish spawning areas.
Nine conservation officer candidates will begin training Wednesday, March 28 as part of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Conservation Officer Academy.
Every year, fly fishers pass the winter months tying flies, planning their next season’s excursions and eagerly awaiting the newest in fly-fishing gear, from rods, reels, lines, waders and numerous accessories.
A new Oklahoma state record largemouth bass was caught Friday, March 23, at Cedar Lake in southeast Oklahoma.
According to the Outdoor Industry Association, more than 20 percent of Americans tent-camp, and 4 percent go tent-backpacking.