Tuesday, March 21st, 2023
Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

May 22, 2008

NRC will address U.P. buck proposal

Lansing – What a difference a month makes. That was the message George Lindquist had for the Natural Resources Commission at its meeting earlier this month in Lansing. Lindquist, a trustee for U.P. Whitetails of Marquette County, submitted a proposal to the NRC earlier this year that would limit the taking of yearling bucks in

Southcentral Region

Raystown Lake (Huntingdon County) – Striped bass are hitting on surface lures against the shoreline at night. Lake trout are coming on flutter spoons in 16 to 25 feet. Sizes are mixed in both species. The lake was high and muddy in recent weeks, with water near the dam the clearest. Penns Creek, Little Juniata, Spring Creek,

Southeast Region

Burr Oak Lake (Athens and Morgan counties) – Anglers continue to have success catching largemouth bass averaging 12 to 16 inches in shallow waters near structure. Try casting crankbaits, plastics, and worms. Dillon Lake (Muskingum County) – Anglers have had success catching hybrid striped bass, especially along the north side of the dam wall using worms

Half million steelhead stocked into streams

Conneaut, Ohio – Small by even a Pennsylvania trout stream’s standards, the smolts released last month into five northeast Ohio rivers represent the future of steelheading. The DNR Division of Wildlife stocked these streams – Conneaut Creek, and the Grand, Chagrin, Rocky, and Vermilion rivers – with 4- to 8-inch steelhead trout, called smolts. And

Central Region

Kiser Lake (Champaign County) – Fish plastics and crankbaits for largemouth bass in and around lily pads on south side of lake, and target wood on the north shore. As the water warms, bluegills can be caught in shallow water areas using night crawlers or wax worms fished under a bobber.  Also, fly-fishing for bluegills using

Eastern Upper

Sault Ste. Marie Area Walleye fishing has been good in Brimley Bay on Lake Superior. The best action has been on nightcrawlers. Perch fishing has been spotty. Whitefish are hitting wax worms and teardrops fished in the St. Marys River. Hank’s Sport Shop, (906) 632-8741. Grand Marais Area Steelhead fishing has been good on the

Southeastern Lower

Lake Orion Crappies are still hitting, and bluegills are moving into the shallows on Graham, Lakeville, and Orion lakes. A few pike anglers are reporting success. Bass are hitting floating crankbaits. Trout anglers are catching fair numbers of browns on Paint Creek. Turkey hunting has been good. Hook Line & Sinker, (248) 814-9216. Pontiac Area

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