Author: Steven Hill

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Rare Oarfish Swims Through Great Barrier Reef

Rare Oarfish Swims Through Great Barrier Reef

An encounter between a diving guide and a strange creature on the Great Barrier Reef is being described by marine biologists as the first [...]
Illinois Unveils New Name for Asian Carp

Illinois Unveils New Name for Asian Carp

The Midwest has an invasive carp problem, and the state of Illinois has come up with a novel solution. The state and its partners have dec [...]
Video: 71-Pound Catfish Caught in Iowa

Video: 71-Pound Catfish Caught in Iowa

A 71.6-pound flathead catfish caught in Iowa during Father’s Day weekend won’t break the long-standing state record for the species, but i [...]
Florida Snake Hunters Find Record Python

Florida Snake Hunters Find Record Python

Florida wildlife officials have been saying for years that invasive Burmese pythons pose a huge problem for the state’s wildlife, but exac [...]
Sharks Spend More Time Near Cities Than First Thought

Sharks Spend More Time Near Cities Than First Thought

Sharks are spending more time near major cities than scientists thought, according to a new University of Miami study. The paper, titled “ [...]
Man Boats Biggest Walleye Ever Caught in SC

Man Boats Biggest Walleye Ever Caught in SC

The walleye is both a lake and state reecord. SCDNR A pair of South Carolina anglers boated a state-record walleye ove [...]
Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Reintroduced in Lake Tahoe

Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Reintroduced in Lake Tahoe

An ambitious conservation project by federal, state, regional, and tribal organizations seeks to recover the world’s largest cutthroat tro [...]
Video: Kayak Angler Fights Black Marlin in Panama

Video: Kayak Angler Fights Black Marlin in Panama

Scott Mutchler took the ride of a lifetime after hooking into a 600-pound black marlin while kayak fishing off the coast of Panama in May. [...]
Interview with Turkey Hunter Who Completed U.S. Super Slam

Interview with Turkey Hunter Who Completed U.S. Super Slam

Chip Davis started hunting turkeys on his family farm in Grenada, Mississippi, in 1985, when he was 15. In 1992, he began chasing his firs [...]
Woman Catches Personal Best Fish on Wedding Night

Woman Catches Personal Best Fish on Wedding Night

A Texas bride visited a local pier with her new husband on her wedding day and hauled in a 50-pound black drum while still dressed in whit [...]
Man Catches West Virginia State Record Blue Catfish

Man Catches West Virginia State Record Blue Catfish

Angler Steven Price, of Lancaster, Ohio, shattered the West Virginia blue catfish state record with a 67.22-pound fish on Wednesday. With [...]
Lawsuit Accuses Montana Officials of Mismanaging Elk Populations

Lawsuit Accuses Montana Officials of Mismanaging Elk Populations

A lawsuit filed in April by a group of Montana property owners accuses wildlife officials of breaking a state law that requires elk popula [...]
Alabama Bowfisherman Takes Record Ornamental Koi

Alabama Bowfisherman Takes Record Ornamental Koi

Alabama bowfisherman Ben Melvin arrowed a state-record koi—yes, koi—during a family float trip on April 30. He boated the 13.4-pound exoti [...]
Man Catches Georgia Record Redbreast Sunfish

Man Catches Georgia Record Redbreast Sunfish

Georgia angler Lester Roberts caught a new state-record redbreast while fishing at a bass tournament on the Satilla River on May 7. His sl [...]
Video: Shark Eats Camera While its Still Rolling

Video: Shark Eats Camera While its Still Rolling

Talk about an immersive video: Panoramic footage posted to Instagram that shows a big tiger shark chomping on an Insta360 camera provides [...]
Strange Snake-Like Creature Washes up on Lakeshore

Strange Snake-Like Creature Washes up on Lakeshore

As sea monsters go, this one—a desiccated specimen that appears to have been dead for a while—seems less than, well, monstrous. Roughly tw [...]
Young Hunter Tags Cinnamon-Colored Wild Turkey

Young Hunter Tags Cinnamon-Colored Wild Turkey

A 13-year-old Mississippi hunter shot an unusual wild turkey during a public land hunt this spring: A jake with a distinctive reddish-brow [...]
Tennessee Woman Catches Albino Blue Catfish

Tennessee Woman Catches Albino Blue Catfish

When Farrah Reidt and her husband Matt set out on a Saturday night fishing trip on April 23, they were hoping to catch something special. [...]
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