Practice safe boating – Don’t Boat stupidly – whenever you are on the water and help make the waterways as safe as they can be.
Modern advances save the day for a successful fisherman.
It’s important to conduct a little annual maintenance on your reels, and right now is a good time to accomplish that task.
A final ice angling jaunt of 2021 generates memories, and some misplaced jumbos find a home.
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…
Details can make a difference when ice fishing for walleyes.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, boat sales increased by 12% last year, which left showrooms short of inventory.
Sometimes combining work with recreation is the ticket to happiness.
It’s easy to keep your fingers warm while fishing in cold weather if you follow these three tips.
News reports run the gamut from a trapping season for Bigfoot to “three-splash” duck rule.
Here’s hoping January will give Lake Superior ice fishermen a gift, just as November and December did for bird hunters.
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.
Hunters reported few sightings and some endured frightening experiences.
Fishing is fantastic in the St. Mary’s River for both pink and Atlantic salmon.
Stick with traditional anchor lines when setting waterfowl decoys.
It’s a good idea to have a Plan B.
Intel gathering paddleboard trip on the St. Mary’s River proves beneficial.
Old photographs can spark memories of outdoor activities and excursions of the past.
Old fishing line is dangerous to pets and wildlife and should always be disposed of properly. (Photo by Mike Schoonveld)Recently, a kayaker was exploring a small island on the lake she was paddling with her two small dogs. One of the dogs ate a dead fish it found on shore and it also swallowed a hook and partially swallowed a…
Is commercial fishing in the Great Lakes an “essential service”?
A 35-year adventure to hunt down lake herring continues.
New research reveals varying odds of Asian carp disrupting the ecology of the Great Lakes.
There are those among us who throw themselves completely into whatever tasks they have at hand.
The science of fisheries management has been around for well over a century. The science of eDNA may well be the biggest breakthrough in all that time – and will only become more important in the future.