Fish are cold blooded, which means there body temperature is directly related to the water temperature, if water temperatures are cold, the fish are lethargic, not moving around much and needing less food to survive.
Time goes by so quickly it’s hard to understand the numerous things that are happening in our country today, things that didn’t seem to happen as I and other Baby Boomers were growing up.
On a recent trip to one of my favorite fishing holes, it was easy to see that the bluegill were getting ready to spawn as all along the shoreline, as I could see the small circular depressions, numerous panfish, bluegill nests.
LINCOLN, Neb. — Youth from all across the state were winners in the 2020 Nebraska Fish Art Contest, which brings together youth, art and aquatic conservation.
The Memorial weekend is the official summer opener, when most folks feel summer has arrived; time to head out to launch the sailboat or pontoon, with the heat of summer is just around the corner.
Now that the weathers warming up, with temperatures on the rise, we’ll soon be besieged by thousands of biting insects, these bites can be annoying and itchy as well as creating major health issues for you and me.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is holding one of the traditional rites of spring, the Open House and Free Fishing Weekend, May 15-17.
Springtime is when Mother Nature’s Garden starts to grow and mature, unlike the gardens we put in Mother Nature doesn’t see the need to plant her garden in nice neat rows like we do.
The terrain of the area I’d hunted turkeys in for years had changed, as the location the turkeys had used for their roost, was now bare except for a several trees along the lane.
PIERRE — The Game, Fish and Parks Commission rejected a proposal to establish 500 nonresident, special buck licenses for East River at their March meeting.
Several years back, my cameraman and I were putting the birds to roost the night before our hunt, along the White River in South Central South Dakota and with the sun going down, the gobbles I was getting using my shock calls sure seemed to be on the other side of the river.
Off in the distance, the call of hundreds if not thousands of noisy Snow geese could be heard as they migrated through north eastern South Dakota, as they made their way north to their breeding grounds.
PIERRE — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) reminds ice anglers that all fish houses, shelters and other structures must be removed from the ice by midnight on Saturday, Feb. 29. Fish houses, shelters and other structures may be used after this date, but must be removed from the ice…
In the upper Midwest, we see quite a few migrations going through our states, they include, the spring waterfowl migration where thousands of ducks and geese make their way north to their breeding grounds.
Through my binoculars, I could see something didn’t look right and that the deer didn’t look healthy, as it stood there along the fence line, it was nothing but skin and bones with its ribs showing as it was stumbling around, I wasn’t sure, but my first guess was that it was suffering from C…
With this warmer weather we’ve been having and before the freeze up, if you want to get into some excellent fishing, you best be ready as these mild temperatures won’t last long and soon winter will be on its way, bringing snow and the winter winds.
As we head into Christmas and the New Years, the pheasant hunting is going to be different from what it was during the early season. Most of those young, foolish roosters have been bagged.
This has been one of those years, where I was on the water very few times; first, it was radiation treatments beginning in late spring through most of the summer, so my fishing was minimal.
Our nation’s waters are under attack by an invasive species, Asian carp, and if we don’t do something quickly to stop or eliminate them, the consequence we’ll face could be the destruction of our fisheries.
CANTON — Newton Hills State Park near Canton will host the 20th annual FestiFall on Oct. 5 from 1-5 p.m. The event features arts and crafts, kid’s activities and musical entertainment.