-Michigan: Merged state agency under fire

-Iowa: Fishing culture growing in Iowa City area

-Minnesota: DNR bans party hunting in the southeast

-Ohio: Catfish provide top fishing experience for mid-summer

-Illinois: Fisherman dies on Cal-Sag

-Nebraska: Angler catches state record sucker

-Wisconsin: Black bears headed south

-South Dakota: Mountain lion killed by officials in Rapid City


-Arizona: Eagle Rock fire 60 percent contained

-Arizona: Summer stream fishing on the rim

-Oregon: A new chapter in Klamath River water wars

-Colorado: Hunting licenses are still available

-Wyoming: Do researchers share responsibility for fatal bear attack?

-Montana: Tester’s forest bill gets revised


-Texas: Bream provide table fare, loads of action

-Arkansas: Razorbacks steal win at college fishing tournament

-Florida: Fishing tournament cancellations spread with oil

-Alabama: BASS founder lures guests to personal fishing hole

-North Carolina: License violation costs $912, 825 at Big Rock fishing tournament


-Delaware: Plenty of sharks, but not so much bite

-Vermont: Alliance gives hunting reserve exemption from game rules

-West Virginia: State seeks older bigger bucks

-Maine: Saltwater season starts with robust catches

-Maine: Wardens search lake for missing boater

-Connecticut: The news is mixed on fluke

-Pennsylvania: Bass No. 2 fish in the state

– Teaser photo by Bill Marchel