- Piranha fished out of Lake Bentonville in northwest Arkansas Updated: May-04-15 8:19 am
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says a piranha has been caught at Lake Bentonville.
- Auction of Fish and Wildlife goods to be Monday Updated: May-04-15 5:04 am
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Boats, trucks, weapons and other items will be up for bid Monday at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources spring auction of surplus and confiscated items.
- Stanford University wants to keep controversial dam Updated: May-03-15 3:40 pm
STANFORD, California - Stanford University plans to keep a 19th century dam that environmental groups and water officials say is endangering local populations of steelhead trout and other species.
- Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors this summer Updated: May-03-15 10:47 am
PORTLAND, Maine - New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year.
- Downeast Maine ready to bolt for the smolt at fish event Updated: May-03-15 8:59 am
EAST MACHIAS, Maine - Downeast Maine is ready to celebrate the migration of fish with a race that culminates in a feast of whole-smoked herring.
- State announces regulations for southeast Alaska kings Updated: May-01-15 7:07 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - King salmon sportfishing regulations for much of southeastern Alaska this summer will mirror those of 2014.
- SD officials release lake trout into Deerfield Reservoir Updated: May-01-15 6:14 am
HILL CITY, South Dakota - South Dakota wildlife officials have stock Deerfield Reservoir near Hill City with large lake trout.
- Environmentalists criticize changes to California delta plan Updated: Apr-30-15 8:29 pm
OAKLAND, California - Environmentalists on Thursday criticized a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to dramatically scale back wildlife habitat restoration involved in a massive tunnel project intended to channel fresh water around California's delta.
- Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming Updated: Apr-30-15 7:28 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A silvery fish that represents an important link in the Arctic food chain has been successfully grown in laboratory conditions, giving federal researchers a tool to learn more about the key but vulnerable species.
- Authorities identify Hawaii shark victim Updated: Apr-30-15 4:41 pm
HONOLULU - Authorities in Hawaii have identified the victim of a fatal shark attack off Maui as a 65-year-old Kihei woman.
- Hawaii scientists try to explain uptick in shark attacks Updated: Apr-30-15 2:38 pm
HONOLULU - As the number of shark attacks in Maui continues to climb, researchers at the University of Hawaii are trying to figure out the reason.
- Rope suspension bridge opens over shark exhibit in Newport Updated: Apr-30-15 3:35 am
NEWPORT, Kentucky - A rope suspension bridge opens Thursday at Newport Aquarium in northern Kentucky, allowing visitors to walk across an open tank displaying nearly two dozen sharks.
- Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row Updated: Apr-29-15 5:49 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A plan to update federal fishing laws has sparked a debate among fishermen and conservationists about whether proposed changes will undo years of work to rebuild key fish populations.
- Maine Native Americans want deal with state on fishing Updated: Apr-28-15 5:37 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's American Indian tribes want state officials to come to the table for a potentially wide-reaching agreement about the way the tribes harvest commercial species of fish.
- Part of Sacramento River closed to salmon fishing Updated: Apr-28-15 10:46 am
REDDING, California - More than five miles of critical spawning habitat on the upper Sacramento River has closed to salmon fishing.
- Elko County fight over fish, forest road resumes in US court Updated: Apr-27-15 3:35 pm
RENO, Nevada - A 15-year-old legal battle between a Nevada county, the U.S. government and environmentalists resumed Monday in federal court in Reno, where Elko County officials once again are trying to prove a national forest road belongs to them based on claims it existed before the national forest was created more than a century ago.
- Trout relocated in Late Tahoe due to low oxygen levels Updated: Apr-27-15 7:55 am
TRUCKEE, California - At least 30 fish have been removed from in the area of Lake Tahoe beneath Fanny Bridge as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife combats low oxygen levels caused by the drought.
- Effort to restore San Joaquin River endures during drought Updated: Apr-26-15 7:34 pm
FRESNO, California - A multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California's second-longest river is moving forward despite the state's historic drought and complaints from some farmers who reluctantly agreed to give up some of their water allotments to support the effort.
- Low snow pack may be a win for some outdoor enthusiasts Updated: Apr-26-15 4:34 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - The low winter snow pack may have positive consequences for outdoor enthusiasts, as river rafters get to see some new territory this spring thanks to lower river flows.
- Lean year for New England cod ahead as shutdown looms Updated: Apr-26-15 9:47 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America's colonial past: New England cod.
- Surfer critically injured by shark off southern Australia Updated: Apr-25-15 7:16 am
ADELAIDE, Australia - A surfer was in critical condition after a shark attacked him Saturday in southern Australia, police said.
- Tree-felling along Michigan river may hurt trout habitat Updated: Apr-24-15 10:04 am
WOODLAND TOWNSHIP, Michigan - It may take years before a western Michigan trout habitat recovers from damage caused when a drain commission contractor's crew cut down mature trees along a 13-mile stretch of river, according to a fishing group official.
- Fishing regulators approve some New England habitat changes Updated: Apr-23-15 8:01 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - Federal fishery regulators say they will keep much-debated protections for Cashes Ledge in the Gulf of Maine in place as part of a broad effort to alter the scope of New England's fishing grounds.
- Latest on fishery regulations: Cox Ledge protections added Updated: Apr-23-15 7:55 pm
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- Jaws meets kangaroo? Rare, cute pocket shark found in deep Updated: Apr-23-15 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON - Think Jaws meets a kangaroo, with maybe a touch of cute kitten, and you've got the aptly named pocket shark - the newest and rarest species found off the U.S. coast.