A duck dilemma: How many is too many?

Ten years ago, a small group of mostly Minnesota duck hunters formed to voice concern over what they called an erosion of duck hunting's conservation ethic caused by an increasingly liberal approach to regulations.

The Concerned Duck Hunters ...

Ancient sturgeon finally catching a break

SAUKVILLE, Wis. -- If you've been looking for a hopeful story, search no more.

It's right here in southeastern Wisconsin.

At its heart is an ancient native, the lake sturgeon.

Protagonists include the staff and volunteers at Riveredge Nature ...

Best times for anglers

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.

Sunday..............9:35 p.m.............................

Best times for anglers

This table lists top fishing times and days for the coming weeks. For best results, begin fishing one hour before and continue one hour after the times given. Times apply to all time zones.

Sunday..............3:10 p.m.............................

Minnesota grouse revival might be underway

Minnesota's 90,000 or so ruffed grouse hunters can be forgiven if they're giddy with anticipation this year. With spring grouse drumming counts up 34 percent, they're hoping the 10-year boom-to-bust ruffie population cycle is on the upswing.

And ...

Idaho sockeye run tops modern record

Good news for Idaho's most endangered fish and all the people who are working hard to bring them back from the brink of extinction.

The 1,408 sockeye count tops the 1,355 that returned to Idaho in 2010. 2011 was also at that time the second-...