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Oregon DFW, USFWS Seeking Habitat Restoration Proposals in Umpqua Basin

ROSEBURG, Ore – ODFW and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking proposals to restore or protect habitat for northwestern pond turtle, northern red-legged frog, foothill yellow-legged frog, American beaver, and other native wildlife in the Umpqua River Basin in Douglas County. Approximately $150,000 in restoration funds are available from a settlement for injuries...

Maine: Warden Service Rescues Kayakers in Aroostook County
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Maine: Warden Service Rescues Kayakers in Aroostook County

Two capsized kayakers who were stranded on opposite sides of a flooded, raging Meduxnekeag River were rescued by the Maine Warden Service this week, just west of Monticello. Josh Ford, age 33, and Alec Dalton, age 24, both residents of Monticello, flipped and were separated from their kayaks when they attempted to paddle the extremely...

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Indiana: New Access Site on Ohio River Near Madison

The site, at 531 South Brooksburg Main Street, is the Indiana DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife’s 439th public access site. Hoosiers can now enjoy access to the Ohio River via the Brooksburg Public Access Site near Madison. The site, at 531 South Brooksburg Main Street, is the Indiana DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife’s...

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USDA Forest Service Supports Youth Education with Fish Art Contest

WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN – Wildlife Forever is proud to recognize the USDA Forest Service for their support of the 2021 Fish Art Contest. By teaching youth the Art of Conservation®, the national partnership reaches thousands of young people each year and is used by educators as an introduction to outdoor recreation. The award-winning Art of Conservation Fish Art...

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North Carolina: MFC Wants Input on Fishery Proposals

MOREHEAD CITY –The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission wants input from its advisors before it moves forward with possible future modifications to small mesh gill net rules. At its meeting last week, the commission chose a variety of options for the Division of Marine Fisheries to explore as a first step toward amending rules pertaining to...

Utah: Monolith Discovered By Wildlife Researchers
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Utah: Monolith Discovered By Wildlife Researchers

On November 18, 2020, the Utah Department of Public Safety Aero Bureau was working with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to conduct a count of big horn sheep in a portion of southeastern Utah. While on this mission, they spotted an unusual object and landed nearby to investigate further. The crew members found a...

Idaho: More Steelhead Bound for the Boise River
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Idaho: More Steelhead Bound for the Boise River

The steelhead are coming… again. Between 150 and 200 additional steelhead will be stocked in the Boise River on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 25th. These fish are in addition to the 250 steelhead stocked in the river a week ago. The actual number stocked will depend on trapping success today at Hells Canyon Dam...

Idaho: New Fishing Pond Open in Emmett
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Idaho: New Fishing Pond Open in Emmett

By Evin Oneale, Regional Communications Manager Fishing opportunities in Emmett are now a whole lot better. Saturday, November 14th marked the grand opening of Dick Knox Pond, located just south of the corner of West Sales Yard and Airport roads in Emmett. The pond’s nearly 50 acres of new public fishing water will give anglers...

California Division of Boating/Waterways Offers Grants to Keep Waterways Clean
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California Division of Boating/Waterways Offers Grants to Keep Waterways Clean

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is now accepting grant applications from public government agencies for the purchase and deployment of floating restrooms on California waterways. Interested applicants should review the grant guidelines and submit a grant application to DBW by 5 p.m. (PST) Friday, Dec. 11, 2020. The Floating Restroom Grant Program...

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Plano Signs on to Support Berkley Abu Garcia High School Bass Class

Grand Prairie, TX  – Leading fishing brands continue to sign on in support of the Berkley Abu Garcia High School Bass Class seminar program, including storage solution manufacturer Plano.   Plano, the go-to source for outdoor storage solutions, has signed on as a presenting sponsor of the bass fishing seminar program for high school and...