Dania Beach, Fla. “ A 22-pound, 4-ounce bass caught last summer in Japan will take its place in the record books alongside George Perrys world record caught 77 years ago.
Felines Fatales: With something like 150 million free-ranging house cats wreaking havoc on our wildlife, the last thing we need is Americans sustaining them in the wild.
Clayton, Ohio – On Nov. 30, the opener of the statewide firearms season, 39 year-old Clayton, Ohio, resident Brian Stephens harvested a giant 18-point buck while hunting his 180-acre family owned farm in Highland County.
Cheyenne, Wyo. (AP) – A Northern Arapaho man pleaded guilty Tuesday in tribal court to killing a bald eagle in 2005 for use in his tribes Sun Dance.
Detroit (AP) – Michigan is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to order closure of shipping locks near Chicago to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes.
Concord, N.H. (AP) – The state of New Hampshire is gearing up for ice fishing season by offering lessons in it starting next month.
Springfield, Ill. (AP) – Hunters in Illinois harvested nearly 4,700 deer during this year’s muzzleloader season.
Hagerstown, Md. (AP) – Maryland wildlife managers say hunters killed about 44,800 deer during the two-week firearm season that ended Dec. 12.
Madison, Wis. (AP) – A panel of experts say the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources needs to be much more aggressive in tackling chronic wasting disease in deer.
Boise, Idaho (AP) – A pair of hunters in southwestern Idaho have pleaded guilty to poaching elk.
Madison, Wis. (AP) – State conservation officials should re-evaluate their deer population formulas and stop encouraging hunters to kill antlerless deer, hunters and lawmakers said during a hearing Thursday.
Menominee, Mich. – Photographs of an Upper Peninsula of Michigan island buck pole heavy with whitetail bucks that flew around Internet sites and e-mails captivated hunters across North America and sparked a debate as to their authenticity and circumstances surrounding the kills.
Cayuga, Ind. (AP) – Wildlife officials say an endangered whooping crane was fatally shot in western Indiana during its migration south.
Glassgow, Mont. (AP) – State wildlife officials say two boys from Saco and another from Glasgow have pleaded guilty to 20 misdemeanor charges for poaching deer and antelope in Phillips and Valley counties.