Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Brood X cicadas

As we patiently await the delayed emergence of the 17-year periodical cicadas known as Brood X, Barb Mudrak fills us in on what to expect.
trophy-size muskellunge

Learn more about Ohio's muskellunge population, why it has to be maintained, which bodies of water are stocked annually and how to catch the trophy fish.
White bass

White bass are fun to catch and good to eat. Learn more about white bass fishing opportunities in Ohio.
wood frog

The University of Mount Union’s vernal pool in the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center attracts frogs, ducks, snakes, newts, fingernail clams and water fleas.
spring peeper

Spring peepers are the harbingers of spring. Learn more about how they hibernate, migrate, reproduce and grow into adults.

Dave Hively and his family have been tapping maple trees for six generations. They usually tap more than 800 trees each year on their Mahoning County farm.
river otter

River otters are making a comeback in Ohio after being absent most of the past century. Learn how river otters were successfully reintroduced in Ohio.
ice fishing guide

The recent influx of arctic air that has allowed for ice growth on the surface of Lake Erie has benefited ice fishermen and maybe the fish, too.
grey fox

Scientists are extremely interested in sightings of the elusive gray fox because their population is declining in the Midwest. Find out how you can help.
Saugeye

The open water below flood control dams offers a good chance to catch saugeye, especially if a rain increases flow and adds a little color to the water.