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Federal Agencies to Propose Expanding Gulf of Maine Atlantic Salmon Population Protected by Endangered Species Listing

NOAA’s Fisheries Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced a proposal to redefine the endangered Gulf of Maine population of Atlantic salmon to include fish found in other nearby areas. The proposal would expand the endangered designation to consist of Atlantic salmon populations from the Androscoggin River…


Fish Fly the Skies in Helicopter Stocking Program in Wyoming

CASPER- Normally the only wildlife flying the friendly skies are on the tail of a Frontier airplane. But Aug. 3-6, thousands of fish from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s fish hatcheries were planted in Wyoming waters through helicopter stocking efforts. When lakes or streams are not accessible by road,…


Wolf Lake Hatchery Hosts Annual Fish Festival

“Fish on!” These exciting words will reverberate through the grounds of the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery on July 19-20, as dozens of youngsters catch a steelhead trout or even a muskie from the half-acre show pond. It’s all part of the hatchery’s 9th Annual Fish Festival. Admission is free….


Fishing Seasons For Summer Chinook, Steelhead Set to Open on Portions of the Columbia River

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Anglers will once again have a chance to catch chinook salmon and hatchery steelhead on large areas of the Columbia River, some of which have been closed to fishing for both species for the past month. Starting Monday (June 16), the sport fishery for summer chinook salmon…


Bass Study on Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole Receives Second Stocking

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will stock 19,000 hatchery-reared largemouth bass, implanted with coded wire tags, in Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole May 28. The lake is the scene of a unique research project that compares growth and survivability rates of stocked bass with those of wild largemouths.  …


Northern Pike and Walleye Egg Take Exceed Goals

North Dakota Game and Fish Department and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service fisheries crews have completed spring spawning operations with more than enough northern pike and walleye eggs to meet state needs. Jerry Weigel, fisheries production and development section leader for the Game and Fish Department, said even though they…


Wyoming Waters to be Fully Stocked This Summer

CASPER– Good news for Wyoming anglers. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced that waters scheduled to be stocked in 2008 should receive at least 90 percent of the original numbers requested despite finding whirling disease earlier this year at the Ten Sleep Fish Hatchery. Fish culture personnel from all…


Genoa National Fish Hatchery Receives Funding for New Outdoor Classroom

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that the Genoa National Fish Hatchery in Genoa, Wisconsin, will receive more than $95,000 as part of the National Fish Hatchery System Volunteer Act of 2006, to apply toward the construction of a new outdoor education classroom. Plans for the outdoor classroom…


Refuges Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on May 10

The annual International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), held this year on May 10, celebrates the animal kingdom’s frequent fliers and the marvelous journey birds undertake between their summer and winter homes.  What better place to see some of the nearly 700 species of migratory birds than the hundreds of national…