Regulators OK fish hatchery expansion on Au Sable River

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — State regulators approved a fish hatchery expansion on the Au Sable River, turning aside objections from groups that fear the operation could contaminate one of northern Michigan's most prized trout streams. The Michigan Department of Environmental…

Recent regs change aids anglers in landing fish

Previous reg created a safety issue for anglers fishing for steelhead from boats, as there was concern anglers would not be safe if they had to lean well over the side of the boat to net a steelhead with such a short net handle.