Fish

Non-native walleye illegally stocked in Idaho’s Lake Cascade

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho wildlife officials say someone illegally stocked walleye in Lake Cascade in west-central Idaho. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game in a news release says a fish caught last week was positively identified as a walleye on Wednesday. Fish and Game says the walleye measured more than 19 inches long. Wildlife officials say walleye threaten native…

Alaska Supreme Court orders parts of salmon initiative cut

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)JUNEAU, Alaska — The Alaska Supreme Court ordered that portions of an initiative aimed at protecting salmon be stricken as unconstitutional but decided that the rest of the measure can advance to the fall ballot. In a written order, the court said the problematic parts would bar the state Fish and Game commissioner from granting a…

Officials warn not to eat fish from Michigan waterway

MILFORD, Mich. — Health officials are warning people not to eat fish from parts of a southeastern Michigan river because of chemical contamination. The emergency “Do Not Eat” advisory issued Saturday applies to all fish from the Huron River from Oakland County’s Milford to the Livingston and Washtenaw county border. That includes lakes connected by the river, including Kent Lake….