Michigan DNR: Groundbreaking legislation provides critical funding for fish and wildlife in greatest need.
Though popular in the southern and central United States, fried green tomatoes deserve more respect in North County, the author says, and she has a recipe to convince you.
Operators who take on paying passengers are considered to be a commercial vessel and must be operated by a mariner with a Coast Guard credential.
Locate these fish via reliable fishing electronics, then work a variety of presentations to catch aggressive, neutral, or even negative crappies.
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DNR wildlife biologists estimate there was a minimum of 662 wolves found among 139 packs across the Upper Peninsula this past winter. Fifteen more wolf packs were found during this past winter’s survey than in 2016, but pack size has decreased slightly and now averages less than five wolves.
With wolves dying out, federal officials announce plan to relocate 20-30 from the mainland to the Lake Superior archipelago over the next several years, starting as early as this fall.
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.
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