LOVELOCK, Nev.— A drought-fueled algae explosion may have killed off all the fish in Rye Patch Reservoir, and state wildlife officials say it could take years to rebuild the popular northern Nevada fishery known for its trophy-sized walleye and giant catfish.
SEABECK, Wash. — Josh Frederick hops out of an idling state Department of Fish and Wildlife motorboat and begins scooping beach gravel into bag labeled with his precise location on Hood Canal. He pulls out a handful and gives it a hard look.
Fisheries biologist Dennis Stone with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, throws out a net intended for the endangered humpback chub fish on a section of the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon as scientists study them as part of a catch and release study along the river. Photo by David …
Fisheries biologist Dennis Stone walks in the "Upper Atomizer" portion of the Little Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, Tuesday, April 27, 2004, carrying a net that will be placed in the river overnight in the hopes of catching the endangered Humpback Chub that use the nets as shelters. Sci…
LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho's vertical geography may give salmon, steelhead and other native fish a fighting chance as climate change continues to alter their habitat for the worse.
SILVER CITY, N.M. — Federal officials have plans to stock about 10,000 Gila trout in southwestern New Mexico to boost recreational fishing opportunities.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Some of the world's biggest temperature jumps are happening in lakes — an ominous sign that suggests problems such as harmful algae blooms and low-oxygen zones hazardous to fish will get worse, says a newly released scientific report.
KALISPELL, Mont.— Montana wildlife officials have suspended their efforts to trap a black bear that attacked an 85-year-old Kalispell-area woman, causing fatal injuries.
ASTORIA, Ore. — In at least one telling of the story, a local surfer is out looking for waves in the ocean off Fort Stevens State Park around this same time several years ago.
FITHIAN, Ill. — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency says manure spilled from an eastern Illinois farm killed more than 98,000 fish and polluted the Vermilion River.
ISLE, Minn. — On the wind-swept shores of Lake Mille Lacs, the abrupt end to this year's walleye fishing season sunk in Monday with a mix of nervousness, resentment and resolve.
WAVES, N.C. — A hospital spokeswoman says the latest victim of a shark attack off North Carolina's coast arrived in critical risk of dying, but his condition has improved.
STRASBURG, N.D. — North Dakota's walleye population instantly soared by 10 million thanks to the single largest stocking program in state history.
WILMINGTON, N.C. — A shark attack expert says bigger sharks could be patrolling closer to North Carolina shores because of the influx of sea turtles during the 2015 nesting season.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A 12-year-old girl who was one of two people injured in separate shark attacks in the same North Carolina town has begun a series of surgeries as part of her recovery.
OCEAN CITY, Md. — Officials say a hammerhead shark that kept swimmers out of the surf in Ocean City has retreated back into Assateague Bay.