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New lake confirmed after 20-county starry stonewort search
Following an organized search of 178 lakes in 20 counties by 200 trained volunteers, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the invasive algae starry stonewort in Grand Lake in Stearns County. This is the first new confirmation of starry stonewort in a Minnesota lake in 2017. Two other Stearns County lakes were previously […]

Fall Outdoor Adventure Talks Coming Up at Fish and Game
CONCORD, N.H. – Get primed for fall hunting seasons and more at a series of outdoor adventure talks being offered on Wednesday evenings this fall at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H. The talks begin at 7 p.m. Admission is free. No pre-registration is required. September 13, 2017: Managing […]

Hooked on Fishing derby lots of fun
HOBBS – The fifth annual Hooked on Fishing derby at Harry McAdams Park Pond in Hobbs Aug. 5 drew 175 children and their families and resulted in a 27-inch, 6.5-pound catfish being caught. Over 100 catfish, sunfish and largemouth bass were caught during the first hour of the event sponsored by the city of Hobbs […]

No bag limit at Thief Valley Reservoir beginning Aug. 16
LA GRANDE, Ore. – Dry conditions in Eastern Oregon and declining water levels in Thief Valley Reservoir have prompted local fish biologists to remove daily bag and possession limits on the reservoir starting Wednesday, Aug.16 until Sept. 30, 2017. Size and harvest method restrictions are also lifted so anglers will be able to take any […]

Turn In Poachers Program Paying Off
PIERRE, S.D. – As summer comes to an end and hunting seasons ramp-up, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is asking citizens to make the call to the Turn In Poachers (TIPs) hotline if they observe illegal hunting, fishing or trapping activity. “During the annual reporting period from July 1, 2016, through June 30, […]

Learn to shoot, fish and have outdoor fun at the Expo
ALBUQUERQUE – Learn to shoot firearms, catch fish and other outdoor recreational skills at the Department of Game and Fish’s annual Outdoor Expo at the City of Albuquerque Shooting Range Park this weekend. “This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to learn outdoor skills,” says Alexa Sandoval, director of the Department of Game […]

Michigan educators – register for wildlife programs for your classroom
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources offers free educational opportunities to help educators looking for a fun way to integrate the state’s unique flora and fauna into their curriculum, while still meeting required educational standards. To date, over 5,000 ninth- through 12th-grade students have been exposed to natural resources in the classroom with Elk University […]

Space Still Available for Women’s Handgun Class
MANSFIELD, Ga. – Don’t miss out on a chance to improve your handgun knowledge and skills, and experience fun and friendship. The Beyond Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BBOW) program offers an “Advanced Women’s Handgun Workshop” this September at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. “BOW is an educational program offering hands-on workshops to women of all […]

Hogfish conservation measures and boundaries effective Aug. 24
A new management boundary and several conservation measures for hogfish will go into effect in state and federal waters starting Aug. 24. State changes were approved by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at its November 2016 meeting. Hogfish is overfished and undergoing overfishing in the Florida Keys and east Florida. Federal law […]

Special hunts expand Minnesota deer hunting opportunities
Deadlines are approaching for hunters to sign up for the chance to participate in special archery, firearm and youth deer hunts. “Special hunts allow for management of local deer populations in places that aren’t usually open to hunting, and they offer additional quality hunting experiences,” said Adam Murkowski, Big Game Program leader with the Minnesota […]

ODFW test-drops larger trout in Eagle Cap mountain lakes
ENTERPRISE, Ore. – Thousands of juvenile trout were airlifted to the Wallowa Mountains last week by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to supplement the fish populations of lakes within the 361,000-acre Eagle Cap Wilderness in Northeast Oregon. The Eagle Cap Wilderness has some of Oregon’s most beautiful mountain lakes, including the state’s highest […]

New Dove Hunting Regulation on LDWF WMAs and Leased Dove Fields
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is reminding dove hunters that a new regulation governing the type of shot dove hunters may use on LDWF Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and LDWF leased dove fields will be in effect for the 2017-18 hunting season. Hunters on those areas will be limited to the use […]

Historic high runoff brings paddlefish to Bighorn trout water
BILLINGS — Unusually high water flows in the Bighorn River this spring made trout fishing tough for the average angler, but they are starting to reveal a silver lining for the fishery in general with the arrival of August. During the past week, anglers and fishing guides on the world-famous trout stream southeast of Billings […]

Grizzly sighting confirmed in northern Big Belts
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’ biologists have confirmed a grizzly bear sighting on a ranch in the northern Big Belt Mountains. The sighting is the second in the Big Belts this summer and is likely two separate bears. The first sighting was 3-year subadult male northwest of White Sulphur Springs, confirmed through photos taken by […]

Ohio State Parks Offers Fun Events in August
COLUMBUS, OH – School is right around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy getting outdoors this summer! August offers a full slate of naturalist programming and other special activities, perfect for the whole family, at Ohio State Parks. • Archery at Shawnee State Park – Meet at the nature center’s archery […]

Arizona elk coming to West Virginia in 2018
LOGAN, W.Va. – Sixty elk will be making their way to West Virginia in 2018 through a partnership between the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the Arizona Game and Fish Department. At its Aug. 4 meeting, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved the capture of five dozen elk to be transported […]

Emperor Goose Hunt Open to Alaska Residents
Juneau – Alaska resident waterfowl hunters will have the opportunity to harvest emperor geese this fall for the first time in 30 years. Federal regulations for the 2017-2018 waterfowl hunting season allow a statewide harvest of 1,000 emperor geese. Registration permits are available now for seven hunt areas; the bag limit is one emperor goose […]

Enter now in second Idaho controlled hunt drawing
Didn’t draw a tag in the first round? It’s not too late to apply for the second controlled hunt drawing for over 3,300 unclaimed tags. The application period for the second drawing for deer, elk, pronghorn and black bear controlled hunt tags runs from August 5 through August 15. A list of available tags by […]

Habitat Enhancement At Scarborough Marsh Will Benefit Cottontails
Scarborough Marsh Wildlife Management Area is a 3100 acre collection of parcels located in the towns of Scarborough and Old Orchard Beach. Scarborough Marsh is currently the focus of habitat enhancement for the state endangered New England cottontail rabbit. Portions of the area are represented by reverting farm fields which have regrown in pockets of […]

Applications for Oklahoma Youth Private Land Antlerless Deer Hunts
Beginning deer hunters have a unique opportunity to participate in one of two bonus antlerless deer hunts that will take place on private lands in Love County (Oct. 20, 2017, orientation on Oct. 19, 2017) and Ellis County (Oct. 27-28, 2017). This year, 35 youths will be selected to receive one of the bonus private […]

TWRA Leasing Fields for 2017 Dove Season
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking fields to lease for the upcoming 2017 dove season. The first segment of dove season opens at noon on Friday, Sept. 1. Mourning doves are a popular game bird and one of the most widely distributed and abundant birds in North America. More mourning doves are […]

Carter Lake listed as suspect for zebra mussels
LINCOLN, Neb. – Microscopic young zebra mussels – or veligers – recently were detected in a water sample collected at Carter Lake by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Since no adult zebra mussels were found, the lake will be listed as a suspect water body. If no adults or additional larvae are found after […]

Delaware Chesapeake Bay watershed implementation projects
DOVER – DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship is now accepting project proposals from state, county, municipality, city, town, conservation district, not-for-profit organization representing local government, watershed organization, community organization, and/or homeowner’s associations for water quality improvement projects within Delaware’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Proposals for the Local Implementation Funding Grant (LIFG) must be […]

Gulf gray triggerfish fall season dates announced
Gray triggerfish will open in Gulf of Mexico state waters Sept. 1 through 4, Sept. 9 and 10, Oct. 7 and 8, and Oct. 14 and 15 for recreational harvest. During this season opening, the Gulf state waters minimum size limit is 14 inches fork length and the daily bag limit is two per person, […]

DNR offers waterfowl hunting clinics in Bay City and Cadillac
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will offer introductory waterfowl hunting clinics in Bay City Aug. 26 and Cadillac Sept. 2 as part of its Outdoor Skills Academy. This “A to Z” class will cover everything new waterfowl hunters need to know to get started, including how to find a location, scouting, calling and gear. […]
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