Be sure your boat’s fire extinguisher is fully charged and ready for use just in case you need it.
International agreements aim to aid Great Lakes.
Plastics have become a serious problem with our water resources.
Walleyes come in a variety of color phases ranging from blue, to green, to gold and even silver.
Modern technology is producing a much better picture of the bottoms of the Great Lakes.
If a boat is on your shopping list there is no better time to purchase one than right now.
Attaching a fluorocarbon leader to your ice fishing line can make a difference in your success rate.
Having a variety of knives on hand will make it easier to process your game and fish.
The use of sail drones is helping fisheries managers collect data on fish populations in the Great lakes.
It’s often said there are two kind of people – cat people and dog people. There seems to be a solid rift between classical music lovers and contemporary music fans. Mars vs. Venus. Leaders vs. followers. Cowboys vs. Indians. Meat eaters vs. vegetarians. It seems all humanity can be lumped into two demographics. When it comes to eating fish, that’s…
Performance fabric shirts and other clothes can comfortably replace sunscreen even on hot, sunny days. (Photo courtesy of Mike Schoonveld)Not long ago, during the summer months, most Michigan fishermen pulled on a tee-shirt if the day came with a prediction for warm weather and sunny skies. Then, if they were worried about too much sun or wanted to shield themselves…
Practice safe boating – Don’t Boat stupidly – whenever you are on the water and help make the waterways as safe as they can be.
It’s important to conduct a little annual maintenance on your reels, and right now is a good time to accomplish that task.
The USCGC Buckthorn traverses the locks at Sault Ste. Marie as it carries out its mission on the Great Lakes.Government agencies are constantly planning future budgets because each dollar they get has to pass through several filters and rankings before they actually get their funding. Not all agencies are created equally when it comes to getting the money for the…
It’s easy to keep your fingers warm while fishing in cold weather if you follow these three tips.
Making sausage out of some of your venison isn’t a daunting task.
In winter, open water is often as hard for birds to find as available food. (Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation) I’m an unabashed hunter and that includes both gamebirds and waterfowl. I’m equally an unabashed bird feeder and we have a bird feeding station at my home year-around. I also hunt squirrels and welcome them at my feeders,…
There are ways to check the accuracy of your game and fish scales.
Stick with traditional anchor lines when setting waterfowl decoys.
Saw a news release from Traverse City Tourism Bureau saying they have tourists show up several times each summer asking about the availability of “Whale Watching” excursions
Who owns double-crested cormorants?
Walk into a bait shop most places in Michigan and ask what the Esox masquinongy has been biting lately and the proprietor may look at you funny…
Consider a fish boil if you come home from your Great Lakes fishing trip with a load of lake trout.