The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ spring fish spawning season is over and Iowa’s two walleye hatcheries are filled to capacity. Netting crews collected enough walleye to produce 1,116 quarts of walleye eggs at the Spirit Lake hatchery and 914 quarts at the Rathbun hatchery. “Our goal was to collect 1,774 quarts…

“He swims like a fish!” It’s an expression you might have heard during last year’s Summer Olympics. But how, exactly, do fish swim? Water is a much denser substance than air, and therefore much more difficult to move through. Fish have to be hydrodynamically streamlined (think aerodynamically, only underwater) in order to travel efficiently. For…

LITTLE ROCK – There may be some limits to the amount of time nonresident hunters may pursue waterfowl on Arkansas Game and Fish Commission controlled wildlife management areas in the next year. After many phone calls, letters and posts to social media from Arkansas hunters, the AGFC is proposing one possible way to give resident…

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that annual reports for each of Michigan’s seven Wetland Wonders now are available on the DNR’s website at www.michigan.gov/wetlandwonders (under the Waterfowl Counts tab). The reports detail the 2016-2017 hunting season results, habitat management activities and weekly waterfowl counts at each of Michigan’s Wetland Wonders, along with other…

MISSOULA, MT—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation awarded $104,367 in grant funding to assist with elk research as well as habitat stewardship and hunting heritage projects in South Dakota. The grants fund 19 projects across Aurora, Beadle, Brookings, Butte, Charles Mix, Codington, Custer, Deuel, Hand, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lawrence, Lyman, Moody, Pennington, and Sanborn Counties. There…

          | MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources stocked a record number of extended growth walleye fingerlings in key Wisconsin waters in 2016, even as fish from the initial year of the Wisconsin Walleye Initiative are expected to begin reaching harvest size this year. In all, 797,815 of the…

          | DURANGO, Colo. – Interested in catching a 20-inch rainbow trout? Thought so. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for help from anglers to learn about the “catchability” of different strains of rainbow trout that are stocked in reservoirs. Aquatic biologists have stocked Pastorius Reservoir with 800 of a new…