seen and heard
2014 was a great year for some salmon runs in the Pacific Northwest including here in Idaho, where a record number of sockeye returned to Redfish Lake, and sport anglers got there first ever shot at targeting coho salmon. Why did so many fish make it back? USFWS explores the answers from three points of view.
If you think your hunting buddies are luckier than you, wait until you hear this guy's story. He bagged a moose without so much as changing boots, thanks to a target that caused the bull to become lovestruck. How one Alaskan easily filled his freezer in Outdoor Life.
Hunting is no longer just for diehard outdoorsmen. Many so called "hipsters" are taking to the field for meat that is organic in the truest sense. Learn more about this movement at Sporting Classics Daily
If you've ever released a fish with a scar or mis-shapen fin and caught it again a few minutes later, you might have wondered "Did he not remember being hooked just now?" The answer can probably be found in a study featured in this National Geographic article.
Scientists studying salt water habitats are learning that acidification of oceans could be impacting many species, including anadramous fish that are hatched in Idaho. Now President Obama is pushing for funds to support further research. Read the full story at the Monterey Herald.