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December 4, 2023

Hunting and fishing guides in Michigan must be licensed by DNR

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has signed into law a series of bills that require hunting and fishing guides to be licensed by the Department of Natural Resources to operate in the state.
The three bills, which have been on a number of conservation organizations’ wish lists for many years and could only be passed if all three cleared together, include sponsor senators John Cherry, Kevin Daley and Sean McCann. They passed with bipartisan support.

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Smallmouth potential really shines at Lake Milton in Ohio’s Mahoning County

“It’s a fishing hot spot during the week and a party hot spot on the weekend,” he said. “You’ve got unlimited horsepower, great access, close to Akron and Youngstown. You have all these amenities that make it a great spot for the ski and pleasure boat crowd. If you want to fish on the weekend, hit it early in the morning or just focus on weekdays.”

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Gear & Gadgets: Hunting and fishing gear to help get you outdoors

HEVI-Shot released an expansion of its HEVI-Bismuth Upland product lineup. The new option is a 12-gauge, No. 3, 1 1/4-ounce, 2 3/4-inch load set at a muzzle velocity of 1,400 feet-per-second (fps). With this newly added load, HEVI-Shot’s HEVI-Bismuth Upland product line now consists of three total options: two 12-gauge and one 20-gauge.

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Star Watch: Here’s how to find the Winter Triangle this December

In a previous article, we talked about the “Summer Triangle,” an asterism formed by the stars Vega, Deneb and Altair. Now, nearly six months later, a similar feature comes into view in a different part of our night sky.
The “Winter Triangle” is also comprised of three bright stars: Sirius, Procyon and Betelgeuse. This asterism is relatively easy to find using the constellation Orion as a guide.

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Agencies seek new tools in battle to remove, prevent expansion of Asian carp

Wildlife officials across the Great Lakes are looking for spies to take on an almost impossible mission: stop the spread of Asian carp.
Over the past five years, agencies such as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Minnesota DNR have employed a new seek-and-destroy strategy that uses turncoat carp to lead them to the fish’s hot spot hideouts.

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