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  • Wildlife officials treat geese tangled in fishing line

    Wildlife officials have captured and treated a pair of geese that became tangled in fishing line near Helena.

  • Geese die-off in eastern Idaho possibly due to rodent poison

    For the second consecutive year a large die-off of migrating geese has occurred in eastern Idaho, and officials say tests indicate poison put on agricultural fields to kill rodents is …

  • Nonlethal tactics used for goose control

    BEND, Ore. – Park managers in Bend are using a mix of egg oiling, hazing and possibly a youngster roundup to keep the number of geese – and the amount …

  • Guide your duck-hunting future with lessons from Paul’s Pond

    Paul Sullivan, who founded Burbank Guide Service in 1977, has used his former career to hone his waterfowling methods to a science. “I’m an aeronautical engineer,” he said. “I pay …

  • Landers: Unwelcome parasites don’t have to ruin a meal

    Duck breast on rice is a popular winter meal in the home of many waterfowlers. But “rice breast” is less appetizing.

  • Dakota’s neck-deep in geese

    Hunters in North Dakota took to the field in pursuit of Canada geese Aug. 15 for an early season that ended Sept. 15 – and a clear mandate to thin …

  • Idaho continues debate on allowing guided hunting for waterfowl, turkeys

    Idaho officials have wrestled for years with proposals that would allow guided hunting for waterfowl and turkeys. In 1988, the interested parties – including the Idaho Department of Fish and …

  • Tips for safe canoe hunts

    The canoe is a time tested, inexpensive and efficient way to hunt waterfowl on certain waters, ranging from the Clark Fork River in Montana and Idaho to the Winchester and …

  • Field reports: Local geese herded for population study

    WILDLIFE – Biologists and volunteers herd Canada geese into pens and clamped leg bands on about 1,000 young birds in Eastern Washington in the past week for a Washington Fish …

  • GPS tracks migrating geese

    Washington wildlife biologists are using Global Positioning System technology to unravel the marvel of migration. Seven adult female lesser and Taverner’s Canada geese were captured in March and April near …

  • Good hatch boosts prospects in Washington

    Washington waterfowl hunters can look up to prospects for good hunting this fall. Don Kraege, Washington Fish and Wildlife Department waterfowl manager, said ducks appeared to have pulled off a …

  • Chasing birdies

    Manito Golf & Country Club has a special agent on staff to keep its greens and fairways goose dropping-free. He works for room and board, all the pine cones he …

  • Biologists study decline in E. Washington geese

    OLYMPIA — The Fish and Wildlife Department says biologists and volunteers will be capturing and banding up to 500 Canada geese by the end of the month in Eastern Washington.



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