| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:29 PM
The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for youth ages 14-17 and teachers to serve as adult mentors for an educational program focusing on wildlife conservation and leadership development. The Academy’s mission is to empower youth to become...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The Christie Administration has requested a federal disaster declaration for New Jersey's fishing industry, which sustained significant revenue losses and damages to its fleet and infrastructure as a result of Hurricane Sandy. A federal fishery disaster...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:28 PM
At long last, area residents can look forward to the refilling of Leaser Lake after the Pensylvania Department of Environmental Protection gave approval earlier this week. The 117-acre lake in the northwestern corner of Lehigh County, just below the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The U.S. Army Corps Engineers Philadelphia District announced it has enough water storage to hold a whitewater release Aug. 26 as well as increase fisheries enhancement water releases from the Francis E. Walter Dam. The schedule now includes whitewater...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:47 PM
The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday.
State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has made an arrest in connection to a hit-and-run boating accident Saturday on Smith Mountain Lake.
54-year-old Terry Richards of Roanoke has been arrested.
Investigators say Richards crashed into a...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:13 AM
The practice of allowing dogs to chase fox in fenced preserves is called state-sanctioned animal fighting by critics and a Southern tradition by proponents.
After hearing from both points of view Thursday in Richmond, the Board of Game and Inland...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Kaitlin Zembower had gone deer hunting with her father Jerry countless times over the years near their Frostburg home, but the experience they shared during last year's annual Maryland black bear hunt was much different.
Though Jerry Zembower had seen...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Sandy has forced the cancellation of a public hearing Tuesday on a controversial proposal to curtail the coastwide catch of Atlantic menhaden.
Fisheries officials decided Monday that predicted storm condtions precluded...
| May 2, 2012
Spring's delicacies are fleeting. Tulips and daffodils, fiddlehead ferns and native asparagus make their appearance for a few weeks, then fade away until the next year.
The same can be said for Alosa sapidissima, better known as shad, the herring...
| May 1, 2012
Brendan Ryan wants people to know the quality fishery that exists in Lake Nockamixon near Quakertown.
Ryan, the waterways conservation officer of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for northern Bucks County, loves the 1,450-acre lake for its...