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June 19, 2008

No sign of a VHS die-off in St. Clair so far during 2008

Mount Clemens, Mich. ’Äî On the heels of documented disease-related fish die-offs in Lake St. Clair in 2003 and 2006, the DNR said there has been no sign of die-offs in 2008. Mike Thomas, a fisheries biologist in the DNR’Äôs Lake St. Clair Research Station in Mount Clemens, said there have been no signs of

Listen to Ohio Outdoor News online through new podcasts

By now, you’Äôre accustomed to reading the latest news that affects hunting and fishing in the pages of Ohio Outdoor News. But, there’Äôs only so much space in print in which we can share information. Wouldn’Äôt it be helpful if you could listen to our interviews and conversations that lead to many of those stories?

Thanks to VHS, stocking of saugeyes may be over

Harrisburg ’Äî One of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission’Äôs fears is apparently coming true. Last fall, staff within the agency pointed out that regulations meant to prevent the spread of VHS ’Äì or Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia, a deadly fish disease in Lake Erie ’Äì would make it difficult if not impossible to secure some

Northwest Region

Lake Erie, Presque Isle Bay ’Äî Fishing picked up with warming water in early June. Walleyes, 22 to 24 inches, were reported in 30 feet in the lake. Casting from shore at the mouths of the creeks at night wasn’Äôt as productive. Perch were hitting in 30 feet off Trout Run, in 35 to 40

Will natural gas boom ease PGC cash crisis?

Harrisburg ’Äî The discovery of huge natural gas reserves under much of Pennsylvania, and the resulting spike in gas-lease prices, could solve the Pennsylvania Game Commission’Äôs financial crisis. With 1.4 million acres of state game lands sprinkled across the commonwealth, the agency seems poised to cash in on the natural gas-leasing boom. In the last

What makes a good angler?

And now for a moment of candor ’Ķ. On a steelhead fishing trip this spring, I was absolutely whopped by my fishing partner. Some might say he ’Äúput on a clinic.’Äù Whatever you want to call it, he caught way more fish than I did. My explanation (excuse) was that I was simply off my

Western Upper

Bergland Area Walleye fishing has been very good on Lake Gogebic. Anglers fishing minnows under a slip-bobber report a good bite along the rocks. Smallmouth bass have moved into the shallows and are also providing a good bite. Maple Ridge Bait &’ÄàTackle, (906) 575-3545. Bear’Äôs Nine Pines Resort, (906) 842-3361. Keweenaw Peninsula Smallmouth bass and

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