• Redthroated Emperor. (Credit: Michelle Heupel)
    Some Great Barrier Reef Fish Dive To Avoid Warmer Waters

    Through a project that saw them tagging 60 redthroat emperor fish with transmitters off the southern Great Barrier Reef, scientists at Australia’s James Cook University discovered the intriguing tendency of the fish to dive into deeper waters...

  • Researcher Barry Madison works with the fish exposed to dilbit. (Credit: Queen’s University)
    Canadian Study Examines Impacts Of Dilbit Spills On Fish Survivability

    There are more than 185,000 miles of liquid petroleum pipelines in the U.S., many of which transport bitumen diluted with chemical solvents, a material known as dilbit. While these pipelines are designed to move petroleum more safely...

  • Bill Hartman prefers to catch fish from the comfort of an inflatable tube. (Credit: Michael Pearce / The Wichita Eagle)
    Tube Fishing Gets One Angler Closer To The Fish

    One Kansas fisherman is proof that there’s more than one way to catch a fish. Despite the ease of big bass boats and the appeal of kayaks, he opts to fish a different way — with float...

  • Wild sockeye salmon en route to spawning zone in Issaquah Creek, near the Issaquah Hatchery. (Credit: Ingrid Taylar, via Flickr)
    Low Lake Washington Sockeye Returns Means No Salmon Fishing There

    Returns of sockeye salmon to Lake Washington appear to be on a downward trend, according to The Seattle Times. Through July 14, only 22,289 sockeye had been counted as returning to the lake. The low returns mean...

  • Muskellunge. (Credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
    New River Muskies Concern Smallmouth Bass Anglers, Biologists

    Biologists with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and Virginia Tech University are studying muskellunge in the New River, according to the Roanoke Times. The investigation is focusing on the diet and distribution of the...

  • Measuring the oxygen consumption of developing pink salmon. (Credit: Michelle Ou)
    Freshwater Acidification Affects Development Of Pink Salmon

    Scientists at the University of British Columbia studying the effects of acidification have found that freshwater fish may be vulnerable just like fish in the ocean, according to a release. The investigation is in contrast to many...

  • Tips For Kayak Fishing

    Kayak fishing has grown in popularity in recent years, according to The Clarion-Ledger. As a result, new kayak designs are coming out that are more stable and built for fishing as well as rowing. Still, it’s not...

  • Lake Erie A Top Bass Fishing Lake Once Again

    Lake Erie has been named as one of the best spots in the U.S. to catch a bass by Bassmaster Magazine for the fourth year in a row, according to the Port Clinton News-Herald. The ranking zeroes...

  • A commercial aquaculture pen off the coast of Maine. (Credit: NOAA National Ocean Service)
    Michigan panel to examine effects of aquaculture in Great Lakes

    For decades, the hatchery programs on the Great Lakes have supported a $7 billion fishery industry, providing stock for recreational anglers and a handful of commercial operations. In recent years, though, rising threats such as invasive aquatic...

  • Adult female walleye can carry between 70,000 and 80,000 eggs that may eventually hatch into fingerlings. (Credit: Spencer Neuharth / USFWS)
    Minnesota DNR Collects Walleye To Manage Lake Fisheries

    Fisheries biologists with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are working to maintain walleye populations in the state, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. As part of the effort, scientists gathered brood stock from central Minnesota’s...