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Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow is an assistant editor for MeatEater who has studied English writing and culinary arts. She’s a Wyoming woman, lifelong fly-fisher, and aspiring hunter. She has high hopes to fill the freezer and develop some topnotch recipes this year.

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12 States Suffering Massive Fish Die-Offs

Wildlife Management

12 States Suffering Massive Fish Die-Offs

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. We all know that 202...
Florida’s Fight to Save Legendary Fisheries

Conservation

Florida’s Fight to Save Legendary Fisheries

Florida offers arguably some of the best fishing in our nation. However, mismanagement of freshwater has led to toxic algal blooms, seagrass die-offs, and an astounding number of fish kills across the Sunshine State. But after about two decades of discussion, action is finally happening to address...
Woman Killed by Grizzly in City Limits

Wildlife Management

Woman Killed by Grizzly in City Limits

Leah Lokan, 65, was ripped from her tent and killed by a grizzly bear while camping in Ovando, Montana, on Tuesday, July 6. Lokan, a resident of Chico, California, was camping near the post office on Main Street in the midst of a cross-country bike tour. Ovando, a town of less than 100 people...
Minnesota Man Sentenced to Prison for Poaching Giant Black Bear

Wildlife Management

Minnesota Man Sentenced to Prison for Poaching Giant Black Bear

In September 2019, Brett Stimac poached a 700-pound black bear on the Red Lake Reservation in northwestern Minnesota. As if this crime wasn’t bad enough, Stimac, 41, couldn’t figure out how to move the massive carcass. In a lazy attempt to claim his “trophy,” he sawed off the head and allowed all of...
You Won't Believe How Far this Muskie Traveled

Freshwater

You Won't Believe How Far this Muskie Traveled

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. The Michigan Department...
Lobster Diver Survives Being Swallowed by Whale

Saltwater

Lobster Diver Survives Being Swallowed by Whale

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. Friday, June 11 started...
Photos: The Most Interesting World Record this Year

Freshwater

Photos: The Most Interesting World Record this Year

Wyatt Frankens headed out to O.H. Ivie Reservoir on March 1 with his buddies because it’s been a “hot lake” lately, producing lots of big fish. The initial hours were slow, but they started getting things dialed in using Garmin LiveScope forward-facing sonar. Frankens was fishing with a 6-inch...
Pair of Bald Eagles Kill 54 Sheep on Idaho Ranch

Wildlife Management

Pair of Bald Eagles Kill 54 Sheep on Idaho Ranch

A pair of bald eagles are attacking a flock of sheep near Murtagh Lake, Idaho. The birds have managed to kill 54 animals so far. Rocky Matthews, owner of the farm, began finding dead lambs in April. He assumed someone had killed them with a pellet gun because of the small puncture wounds on their...
Hawaii Issues Record-Breaking Poaching Fine of $633,840

Conservation

Hawaii Issues Record-Breaking Poaching Fine of $633,840

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. Hawaii’s Board of Land...
Alberta Has Second Fatal Grizzly Attack in 3 Weeks

Wildlife Management

Alberta Has Second Fatal Grizzly Attack in 3 Weeks

On May 25, a 68-year-old woman was killed by a grizzly bear near Water Valley, Alberta. "The individual had gone for a walk on their property and was found deceased on one of their trails," Alberta Fish and Wildlife said in a written statement. The individual’s name was not released. Despite finding...