25,000 Pounds of Invasive Carp Taken in Missouri’s Grand River

Missouri fisheries biologists are thrilled with their take of carp. The success of a recent alien carp removal project on a major Missouri River has the state fisheries department and federal authorities energized that similar invasive fish captures can be made in other waters. Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and US Fish and Wildlife Service … Read more

Grant deadline; fish rules bumped; mining areas; avian viruses

Nov. 15 deadline for fisheries program Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds landowners, watershed groups and others that this winter’s deadline to apply for Future Fisheries Improvement Program grants is Nov. 15th. The goal of FWP’s Future Fisheries Program is to restore rivers, streams and lakes to improve Montana’s wild fish habitat. Entities can receive … Read more

Clam poaching tops Fish and Wildlife-related crimes in SLO County | News | San Luis Obispo

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY OF BONITA ERNST CLAM CALL Pismo clams can only be legally harvested with a valid fishing license and once they reach 4.5 inches in size, and up to 10 per person in one day. Though the Pismo clam broke its decades-long hiatus from Pismo Beach in 2016, the elusive mollusk … Read more

Ice Fishing and Hunting Expo starts Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

ESCANABA — A brand new event being held in the Ruth Butler Building at the UP State Fairgrounds this weekend promises to bring the best of ice fishing and hunting to Escanaba. The first-ever UP Ice Fishing and Hunting Expo, which is sponsored by the Daily Press in conjunction with other businesses, will kick off … Read more

Fish farm proceeds as appeal is denied

Brenda Chandler SAMOA – An appeal of Humboldt County permits for the Nordic Aquafarms fish farm got denied by county supervisors, who responded to concerns about the scale of the project and its energy use by requiring annual “sustainability” and sponsorship of emissions reduction programs. Filed by the Redwood Region Audubon Society, Humboldt Fishermen’s Marketing … Read more

Fat Bear Week 2022: How many fish do the fat bears eat?

In one sitting, the internet-famous fat bear Otis once ate a whopping 42 salmon. That could be some 150,000 calories. Otis, like all the fat brown bears at Katmai National Park and Preserve, must outlast the long winter famine. During hibernation the bears can lose one-third of their body weight as they slowly burn through … Read more