New Species Stocked at Utah’s Scofield Reservoir

DWR adopts a new management plan for Scofield Reservoir SCOFIELD — After an extensive public input process, the Division of Wildlife Resources has adopted a new management plan for the fishery at Scofield Reservoir. The plan, which was presented to the Central and Southeastern regional advisory councils in July, includes introducing three new fish species to the reservoir — wiper, tiger muskie and sterile walleye. Scofield Reservoir Placing the three species in the reservoir will give anglers new fishing opportunities and hopefully help fishing remain good for years to come. Scofield’s history For decades, Scofield Reservoir was known as a … Continue reading New Species Stocked at Utah’s Scofield Reservoir

37 Acres Protected Near Rowleys Bay and More.

Protecting a place we cherish… Greetings! “The Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park is a shining example of the passion of this community to protect its most precious resource—the land. ” This was my message on August 20 as I addressed the crowd of more than 300 supporters who were gathered at the Liberty Grove Historical Society property overlooking the Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park in Ellison Bay for the Land Trust’s Annual Gathering. Today we announce the protection of 37 acres near Rowleys Bay, made possible by Bruce and Joan Pikas, passionate landowners who chose to protect their … Continue reading 37 Acres Protected Near Rowleys Bay and More.

Fall Trout Prep

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fall Trout Prep Gear Up Now For Your Best Fall Ever Summer’s demise signals the approach of some of the year’s best trout and salmon fishing, when browns, ‘bows, brookies, lakers and kokanee head shallow and strap on the feedbag. Depending on your latitude and altitude, the action could be mere weeks away. Which means it’s high time to gear up for the fall reap. To speed your prepping endeavors, veteran salmonid stalker and ace guide Bernie Keefe offers his hit list of must-have tackle, organized by species, for epic fall battles. Kokanee Salmon Late-summer salmon frequent … Continue reading Fall Trout Prep

BHA Launches ‘Public Lands Month’ to Celebrate Great Places to Hunt and Fish

News for Immediate Release Sept. 1, 2017 Contact: Katie McKalip, 406-240-9262, mckalip@backcountryhunters.org BHA Launches ‘Public Lands Month’ to Celebrate Great Places to Hunt and Fish National Public Lands Day is Sept. 30; as hunting seasons begin across the country BHA stands strong in support of American public lands and waters MISSOULA, Mont. – In anticipation of National Public Lands Day, Sept. 30, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers today is kicking off a monthlong celebration of these iconic American lands and waters – and sending an uncompromising message from sportsmen and women regarding the importance of our public lands hunting and fishing … Continue reading BHA Launches ‘Public Lands Month’ to Celebrate Great Places to Hunt and Fish

Door County Land Trust

Protecting a place we cherish… Greetings! “The Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park is a shining example of the passion of this community to protect its most precious resource—the land. ” This was my message on August 20 as I addressed the crowd of more than 300 supporters who were gathered at the Liberty Grove Historical Society property overlooking the Grand View Scenic Overlook and Park in Ellison Bay for the Land Trust’s Annual Gathering. Today we announce the protection of 37 acres near Rowleys Bay, made possible by Bruce and Joan Pikas, passionate landowners who chose to protect their … Continue reading Door County Land Trust

How Mood-Altering Drugs are Ending Up in Great Lakes fish

How mood-altering drugs are ending up in Great Lakes fish DETROIT — A new study might depress anyone concerned with Great Lakes water quality. Antidepressant drugs, making their way through an increasing number of people’s bodies, getting excreted in small amounts into their toilets, and moving through the wastewater treatment process to lakes and rivers, are being found in multiple Great Lakes fish species’ brains, new research by the University of Buffalo has found. Researchers detected high concentrations of both the active ingredients and metabolites — byproducts of the parent drug — of popular antidepressant pharmaceuticals including Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa … Continue reading How Mood-Altering Drugs are Ending Up in Great Lakes fish

The Public Lands Fight is Changing

Featured News       It’s Time to Do More Than Just “Keep It Public” Public land transfer is bad news on its face—it has always been easy for sportsmen to recognize that and say ‘no way.’ However, new attacks on how our public lands are managed are sneaky and lower profile, cloaked in confusing policy, yet every bit as dangerous. If we only rally around keeping it public, we’re going to lose these other fights. READ MORE From the Blog   The Farm Bill Debate is Heating Up at a Unique Moment for Rural America Right now, rural America is in the … Continue reading The Public Lands Fight is Changing

Outdoor Report for August 31, 2017

  Outdoor Report for August 31, 2017 (View in browser) Morning dove and early teal and goose seasons open Sept. 1; king salmon starting to stage for fall run  The weather is shaping up to look very nice for the upcoming Labor Day weekend, with most parks and forests reporting that reservable campsites are booked. People looking for last minute end of summer vacation weekend camping who don’t have a reservation should consider camping at the Northern Highland-American Legion State Forest. The forest has non-reservable sites at rustic campgrounds that will be open this weekend. Anglers continue to report productive walleye … Continue reading Outdoor Report for August 31, 2017

Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

The Lake Michigan and Green Bay Outdoor Fishing Report has been updated with current fishing information. Please visit – http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/Fishing/lakemichigan/OutdoorReport.html to view the latest reports. Subscribe now for only $8.97.     Order your Endangered Resources license plate today!.     Featured DNR Subscriptions Outdoor Report: Current fishing activities, wildlife observations, and state park events updated every Thursday. Manage Your DNR Subscriptions: Add new subscriptions, delete subscriptions, and manage your profile. If you have questions or problems with the subscription service, please contact subscriberhelp.govdelivery.com. Other inquiries can be directed to the DNR. Continue reading Lake Michigan and Green Bay Fishing Report Update

Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017

I’d like to apologize to all my readers. I’ve had some severe medical problems and have not been able to work much on the website. I should be back and running regularly very soon. Please come back and I’ll try try to give you some of all the best activities happening in the great outdoors.I don’t just give information on hunting and fishing info and tips, I try to cover all the outdoors.  Sincerely, Gary A. Engberg Continue reading Please Excuse Me For Not Posting the Last Few Weeks 8-29-2017