Fish

Stillwater artist wins trout and salmon stamp contest

Nicholas Markell won the DNR trout and salmon stamp contest with this painting of a brown trout. (Image courtesy of Minnesota DNR)Stillwater artist Nicholas Markell has won the Minnesota DNR trout and salmon stamp contest with a painting of a brown trout. The painting was selected by judges from among 14 submissions for the annual contest. Markell is now a…

Weather, fisheries-related incidents taking a toll on Iowa fish

The end of summer can be a difficult time for underwater dwellers. When temperatures are high and oxygen levels are low, fish and other water critters are particularly vulnerable. That’s been the case in Iowa this summer, according to a news release from the Iowa DNR. “We have received several reports of small summer fish kills at many lakes, ponds…