Great Lakes charter captain is happy he wasn’t out on the water during recent fall storms.
Michigan – Mike Schoonveld
Whether hunting or fishing, a good pair of waders will come in handy at some point this fall.
Water levels on the Great Lakes are up significantly from last year.
Fishermen are debating the pros and cons of monofilament fishing line against fluorocarbon fishing line.
Everyone has a favorite gadget for Great Lakes fishing and an autopilot is right up there near the top of the list.
Fishing record books provide ample opportunity for recognition.
A charter captain respooling his fishing reels is sign that spring is not far away.
As of mid-February the Great Lakes are considered completely frozen for the first time in years.
Federal plans to keep Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes will take too long to implement.
Many things can go wrong on a duck hunt or fishing trip that leave participants in the water.
Would you rather purchase a product made in America or one that’s been imported from some other country?
There are several options anglers and boaters can take to protect their boats during the off season.
As Michigan’s salmon fishing season winds down on the Great Lakes the best action will come to anglers fishing during low-light periods.
Most anglers dream of catching fish so big their bellies sag when holding them for a picture.
Great Lakes water levels are holding up better than expected
Details often can make or break a summer fishing trip.
High visibility fishing line helps avoid tangles and manage rods on Great Lakes fishing trips.
The best salmon recipies are often the ones you use for other species of fish.
Everyone knows they need to winterize their boats each fall to keep them from suffering from ice damage during the winter months. But what about this time of year?
When you get on a bus, airplane or travel busy highways loaded with commercial trucks, you expect the operators of these conveyances to be alert, sober and not under the influence of dangerous drugs
When the Michigan DNR announced how it plans to reapportion the chinook stocking next spring, a paraphrase of Honest Abe’s maxim came to mind
I gave up on making New Year’s Resolutions decades ago.
It’s deer season and once again people are blaming hunters “chasing the deer” for the spike in vehicle/deer collisions occurring along Michigan highways and roads. ‘Taint so, of course. There are many reasons deer are more active in the fall and being chased by hunters is far down the list. In researching a few bits of data I found some…
Will Lakes Michigan and Huron set a new (modern day) record for low water level this winter? All signs point to yes. For the past decade the levels in these lakes have fluctuated up and down annually a foot or more but always lingering on the down side of normal. Now, last winter's relative warmth and last summer's drought and…
Each of the Great Lakes comes with its own set of problems. That’s been the case for over a century and that’s why the governments of Canada and the U.S. banded together to create an organization called the International Joint Commission more than a century ago – to handle the problems. Along the way, the IJC has done some great…
Lake Michigan salmon fans are all abuzz with the recent announcement that beginning next spring 68 percent fewer king salmon will be stocked in Lake Michigan. Why? Because the best science says there are so many salmon in the lake they are going to eat all the alewives. (Alewives are the small baitfish king salmon depend on for food.) There…