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Wildlife Commission Deploys Fish Attractors in Sutton Lake, N.C.

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Potential Largemouth Bass Record Pending

If confirmed, fish would break a 31-year-old record PRATT — A potential new Kansas state record largemouth bass was caught May 3 in a private strip pit in Cherokee County. Fourteen-year-old Tyson Hallam, of Scammon, took the trophy fish during the West Mineral Eagles Fishing Tournament using a jig and…


Advanced Hunter Education Course June 12

Wingshooting the focus of eight-week course PRATT — Kansas volunteer hunter education instructors will conduct an eight-week advanced course in wingshooting beginning Thursday, June 12. The course will run from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. every Thursday evening for eight consecutive weeks at the Powder Creek Shooting Park, 8601 Monticello…


Kansas State Parks Join “What’s Your Mile” Campaign

Signs on trails encourage healthy lifestyle PRATT — What’s your cholesterol? What’s your blood pressure? What’s your weight? What’s your blood sugar? These and other health-related questions are addressed at the Kansas state government’s Healthy Kansas website, healthykansas.org/whats_your_mile.aspx. The Healthy Kansas website includes a program entitled “What’s Your Mile?” This…


Kids Invited to Outdoor Adventure Camp June 8-13

Six-day camp teaches youngsters outdoor skills and just plain fun PRATT — The Kansas Wildlife Federation (KWF) and the K-State Cooperative Extension Service are sponsoring the annual Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC) June 8-13 at the Camp WaShunGa area of Rock Springs 4-H Center, near Junction City. Youngsters who enjoy the…


Wildlife and Parks Posting New Alien Invaders Signs

Aquatic nuisance species signs geared toward raising public awareness PRATT — It’s the boating season, and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) wants all boaters to have fun. However, staff want to ensure that boaters protect the resource they enjoy from dangerous aliens — commonly called aquatic nuisance…


DNR Urges Anglers To Use Wader Sterlization Stations To Prevent Spread Of Invasive Didymo

Six new cleaning stations installed along Gunpowder Falls Baltimore County – Since discovering Didymo for the first time in Maryland last month, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has set up six wader sterilization stations throughout the tailwaters of Gunpowder Falls, to prevent further spread of this and other…


Regional Iowa Fishing Reports – 5/29/2008

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will be releasing the weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For…


DNR Seeks Comments on Two Lake Vegetation Management Plans in Duluth Area

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments until June 13 on lake vegetation management plans for Caribou and Nichols lakes, which are located near Duluth in St. Louis County. The draft plans and comment forms are available on the DNR Web site at: http://www.mndnr.gov/areas/fisheries/duluth/reports.html Draft plans…


FWP Commission Seeks Comment On Upland Game Bird Hunting Seasons

The Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Commission is seeking comment on tentatively approved upland game bird hunting seasons for the 2008-09 seasons. While other upland game bird seasons and bag limits would be the same as last season, the FWP Commission expressed concern that West Nile Virus apparently caused additional…


Long Winter, Cold Spring Hard on Mule Deer Fawns

Most adult female mule deer being monitored by Idaho Fish and Game biologists survived, but less than one third of fawns survived. Fish and Game biologists have been monitoring nearly 800 radio-collared mule deer through the winter of 2007-08. Of 263 mule deer fawns monitored, only 30 percent – 78…