Aquatic vegetation is important to ecosystems, but overgrowth is also tied to low-light conditions and hypoxia.
A review of 20 years of data shows that smallmouth bass caught in Lake Erie and Lake Ontario have gotten heavier since round goby invaded.
Lake Champlain has been a popular bass fishing spot for some time, made so by its size, surrounding scenery and abundant fish habitat, especially in its northern end. The lake’s expansive tributaries also draw in anglers who...
Like other lake regions across the world, the Laurentian Great Lakes are facing changes as a result of climate change. In particular, the Great Lakes Fishery has been hit hard—impacting habitat suitability, fish health, water temperature, seasonal...
A new study shows the redfish population in some Florida waters look healthier decades after the 1987 commercial ban.
The Georgian Bay is infamous for its muskie fishery--however, the bay is not safe from environmental stressors and system decline.
In 2014, two muskie anglers caught another angler catching and killing an undersized Muskie on the Detroit River.
In 2014, researchers conducted a regional study to map the quality, capacity and demand of anglers in several freshwater sources in NC and VA.
Tiger muskies are popular with anglers as a highly sought-after trophy fish and have been thought to serve as protectors to hatchery fish.
A 2014 study in Daisy Lake looks at the effects of forested watersheds on lake fish as they rely on the tree line for food.
A 2014 study supports an emerging method to improve habitat conditions for salmon more quickly and cheaply than traditional projects.
Pennsylvania's Unassessed Waters Initiative finds trout in overlooked streams with the help of local biologists and Trout Unlimited crews.
While snook are considered ecologically significant and a prized catch, much is still unknown about the species production in the Everglades.
Zebrafish are a popular choice when it comes to health-related research due to their unique regenerative abilities.
Focusing on coho salmon productivity, a 2014 study is among the first of its kind to evaluate restoration outcomes on a watershed scale.
Dr. Xiaobo Tan debuts a high-tech robotic fish named Grace, which provides the unique opportunity to have mobile receivers for acoustic tags.
The MDNR has dedicated years of work to rearing and stocking Great Lakes Muskellunge in specific waterways across Michigan.
Sensor Fish can be deployed at hydroelectric dams to study the forces a juvenile salmon feels as it passes through hydropower facilities.
Scientists say that BOFFFFs, which stands for big, old, fat, fertile, female fish, are particularly valuable for long-term fishery health.
Salmon recovery efforts in northern California have boosted recent salmon runs but the population is still seeing low recruitment and returns