Byline: By MIKE ROCHE

Massachusetts landowners, large and small, are eligible for grants to do work on their land that will benefit wildlife. The MassWildlife Habitat...

Sportsman’s Corner: Not just a net

8/20/20

This writer owns at least six landing nets. One is an L.L. Bean hand net with a magnet on the cord which allows it to be on the back of my fishing...

This writer was overjoyed when notified this week that the Sportsman’s Corner would once again be a part of the Athol Daily News weekly format...

The MassWildlife web page this week featured some words from turkey biologist Dave Scarpetti. He shared the concerns we all have in these uncertain...

Sportsman’s Corner: El Tigre!

4/10/20

You can scratch “catch a tiger trout” off my bucket list. Wednesday afternoon, a brilliantly colored tiger trout, one of the many beautiful trout...

On Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) announced that it will be postponing the start of shoreline fishing at...

This past Tuesday, conforming to the state mandate on gatherings and public meetings, the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board held the first...

I believe that it is fair to say that we have not seem times exactly like what this country, and the world, is experiencing at this time. It was my...

The latest news from MassWildlife is information about a new addition to the information available from the agency on maps of many of the ponds and...

MassWildlife Deer Project Leader Dave Stainbrook recently released his preliminary harvest figures for 2019 by season. It appears like the total...

Every March since 1958, the Mahar Fish’N Game Club has hosted a meal in the school cafeteria. When Mahar Regional School opened in 1957, Principal...

State bans coyote contests

12/28/19

At the December meeting of the Massachusetts Fisheries and Wildlife Board, held at Field Headquarters in Westborough, the board voted to approve...

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