At a push from animal-rights activists, as of January 1, 2013, California Department of Fish and Game will be replaced with “California Department of Wildlife.” “I think that what the proponents wanted to do was send a signal that we’re changing the foundation of the Department of Fish and Game” says Bill Gaines, president of the California Outdoor Heritage Alliance, “and that’s hunting and fishing.”
While autumn is a great time to fish, it presents unique challenges to anglers. From water levels to leaves, Kirk Deeter presents some suggestions for fall fishing.
“This is not about fish vs. barges. It’s about fish vs. heads in the sand,” writes Henry Henderson on the Natural Resources Defence Council blog, Switchboard, regarding Asian Carp DNA evidence in the Chicago River system.