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Michigan’s state fish hatcheries offer up-close experience for all ages

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has reared fish at its state fish hatcheries for more than a century. Located throughout Michigan, the DNR’s six state fish hatcheries rear and stock fish for a variety of reasons, including to restore ecosystem balance, provide diverse fishing opportunities, rehabilitate depressed fish populations and reintroduce extirpated species. For 2017, the DNR has launched its Hatchery…

Bast Durbin hires social media director

Slinger, Wis. – Bast Durbin Advertising has announced the hiring of Hannah Stonehouse Hudson, who will handle all things social media for the company. According to a Bast Durbin news release, Hudson is a social media communication and content strategy expert who has spoken and taught extensively on social media and the power of virtual communities, managed and built numerous successful Facebook and Instagram followings, created…

Silent Legion Suppressors partners with Source Outdoor Group

Silent Legion, a veteran-owned manufacturer of suppressors and accessories, announced today that it has partnered with Source Outdoor Group of Gainesville, Ga., to execute its strategic marketing and media outreach plans. The product line features quick-detach and direct-thread products, as well as suppressor covers and pouches. The suppressor lineup covers a wide range of cartridges from rimfire to .338 Lapua…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report – May 26, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LP Irish Hills Area The water is warming up fast and the bluegill pre-spawn is on. Crappie, bass and bluegill are all going to do their thing at the same time, according to reports. Walleyes have been fairly quiet. Turkey hunting almost nonexistent.  Mushroom hunting has also been quiet. Knutson’s Sporting Goods, (800) 292-0857 or (517) 592-2786. Lake Orion…

Michigan Calendar of Events – May 26, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 21: Knights of Columbus Sportsman’s Wild Game Dinner, 6:30 p.m., DeCarlo’s Banquet Center. For more info call Bill F., 586-286-3620. Season Dates May 27: Catch and keep bass season opens statewide except on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit rivers June 3: Muskie season opens on Lake St. Clair and the St. Clair and Detroit…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars Report – May 26, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO David Miller worked a complaint where someone had been cutting locks off gates on state land to gain access to Wildlife Division’s waterfowl fields, which are also closed to motor vehicle use. Several turkey hunters have complained that while hunting an individual has been driving through the fields with his vehicle scaring the turkeys away. Miller was…

Ohio Outdoor News Fishing Report – May 26, 2017

Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) – Fishing jigs and minnows suspended by a float around woody cover in the upper end of the lake and in coves is a good way to catch crappies. Crappies must be nine inches or longer to keep. For white bass, use minnows, jigs, and small spinners in the upper end of the…

Ohio Outdoor News Calendar of Events – May 26, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers May 26: WTU Mill Creek Memorial 2nd Amendment Freedom Dinner, 5 p.m. Metroplex Expo Center, 1620 Motor Inn Dr., Girard. For more info call John Kopcsos 330-757-9020. June 10: Champaign County Ghost Gobbler NWTF Banquet, Champaign County Fair Grounds. For more info call Tracy Jacobs, 937-605-0545. Aug. 26: Shawnee Territory WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Greene County Fairgrounds, Xenia. For…

Ohio Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars Report – May 26, 2017

Central Ohio – Wildlife District 1 • While on patrol at Rush Creek Lake Wildlife Area, state wildlife officer Tony Zerkle, assigned to Fairfield County, was contacting anglers and checking compliance with bag and size limit regulations. While speaking with a group of fishermen, one of them pointed to the water and stated, “That man just flipped his kayak.” Officer…