Author: Ashley Stimpson

Endangered Fish Stranded as Rio Grande Dries

Endangered Fish Stranded as Rio Grande Dries

In late July, a stretch of the Rio Grande ran dry due to extreme heat and drought. It was the first time in four decades that the Rio Gran [...]
Q&A With Indigenous Fishing Guide Erica Nelson

Q&A With Indigenous Fishing Guide Erica Nelson

Erica Nelson used social media to teach herself how to fly fish as an adult—tutorials on YouTube, tips from Tinder matches, and DMs to her [...]
Wyoming Will Poison Lake to Address Non-Native Yellow Perch

Wyoming Will Poison Lake to Address Non-Native Yellow Perch

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) plans to use rotenone on Saratoga Lake, a popular trout fishing destination in southern Wyomin [...]
Missouri Paddlefish Snagger Catches Rare Sturgeon at Lake of the Ozarks

Missouri Paddlefish Snagger Catches Rare Sturgeon at Lake of the Ozarks

There are 8 species of sturgeon in North America. Missouri Dept. of Conservation Troy Staggs was out to snag paddlefish on April 21 at Lake of the [...]
Rare Longhead Darter Fish Found in Ohio River

Rare Longhead Darter Fish Found in Ohio River

Last fall, crews from the Ohio Division of Wildlife (ODW) were conducting electrofishing bass surveys in the Ohio River when they made a s [...]
Western Arctic Caribou Herd Decline Continues

Western Arctic Caribou Herd Decline Continues

Alaska’s Western Arctic Caribou Herd is one of the largest caribou herds in the world—and it’s shrinking fast. Between 2019 and 2021, t [...]
Should “Nurdles” be Classified as “Dangerous Goods?”

Should “Nurdles” be Classified as “Dangerous Goods?”

When the X-Press Pearl container ship caught fire and sank off the coast of Sri Lanka in May 2021, it spilled a cocktail of hazardous c [...]
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