Locate these fish via reliable fishing electronics, then work a variety of presentations to catch aggressive, neutral, or even negative crappies.
Multiple organizations have joined forces in an effort to bring the Arctic grayling back ti Michigan.
YouTube angling video producers like Nick Calcara’s 618 Fishing have inspired the author’s family to tackle the “Big Bait Challenge.
When a bronzeback busts a topwater lure, gear up, because other hawgs likely are close.
Over 31,000 deer have been tested for the disease since May 2015. If confirmed by the federal lab, this would be the 58th CWD-positive deer in Michigan and the first in Jackson County. Chronic wasting disease already has been confirmed in Clinton, Ingham, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties.
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Lose enough big bass, walleyes, or pike, and eventually everyone figures out how to coax their catch into a net.
The insects, which are native to Michigan, occur in widespread outbreaks every 10 to 15 years. The most recent outbreaks peaked in 2002 and 2010. They’ve been spotted across the Lower Peninsula and in the eastern Upper Peninsula. Outbreaks usually last two or three years; this is the second or third year for outbreaks in some areas.
Fisheries staff in the northern Lower Peninsula have been tagging muskellunge in the Inland Waterway in an effort to gain better insight into the area’s populations.
The American White Pelican is witnessing a population spurt, and as a result may be expanding its migratory range, an indication that the Great Lakes are healthy and that there's enough fish for the birds to feed on.
Anglers took 123,793 walleye, the most ever measured since creel surveys began on Saginaw Bay in 1983. Angler participation increased for January through March 2018 with a total of 545,226 angler hours, compared to the average winter of approximately 390,000 angler hours.
Of the top 10 states in sales of new powerboats, engines, trailers and accessories in 2017, four are from Great Lakes region – Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Wisconsin.
A lot of bass anglers avoid spinning tackle because they think that they lose the power and control of a baitcasting outfit. Not entirely true in all situations.
More than a third of those refuges are on lands in the Great Lakes region.
Even in Iowa, which has a larger ethanol production infrastructure than any other state, consumers are growing weary of ethanol mandates.
The three states are in the early stages of planning to test samples from grouse this fall, but at this point there is no evidence that the virus is having a population-level impact in the Great Lakes region.
National Park Service looks to public to help address spike in visitors at Michigan's Pictured Rocks
The number of visitors has doubled over the last five years – nearly 800,000 people reportedly visited the lakeshore during its peak seasons in 2017.
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