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Fisherman barely escapes with his life after hit and run accident on Geist Reservoir

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Conservation officers with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources are on the lookout for a speedboat that hit a fisherman on Geist Reservoir over the weekend. Randy Mathis was fishing with his dog around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday. He was reeling in a catch when he heard a boat nearby. Next thing […]

Commission Nomination Meeting set for June 25 in Prestonsburg

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A meeting to nominate candidates for the 7th Wildlife District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday, June 25, at the Mountain Arts Center, 50 Hal Rogers Drive, Prestonsburg, Ky. This meeting is an opportunity for the public to have a voice on their representative […]

Angler catches new state record bluegill on fly rod in Colorado

An angler caught a giant bluegill in Colorado this week to set the state record, check out these pictures! Passes former record by 4 ounces and 2 inches Gregory Wallace set out to catch some pike on a fly rod the week of June 12, 2019 at Totten Reservoir in the Southwest corner of the […]

How often do you see this commonly infectious disease?

Melanosis (Black Spot, Blotchy Bass) Commonly Infected Wildlife Fish. Bass and catfish are commonly affected, but other species can also be affected. Is This Animal Infected? There are multiple causes of black spots in fish (flukes can cause black spots, for example). Melanosis is not an infection but an increase in the melanin in the […]