According to a release, Lott has worked with a broad range of conservation groups and legislators, as well as the Michigan Natural Resource Commission, to guide policies and programs related to outdoor recreation and natural
On Erie, walleye populations remain near the all-time high, with trawling indicating that recruitment continues to be very strong.
Alewife are experiencing a seasonal die-off in Lake Michigan, an event that frequently occurred 20 to 60 years ago but has been rare in recent times.
Agencies concluded multi-year law enforcement investigation into the poaching and over-harvesting of hundreds of vulnerable spawning lake whitefish from the Menominee River.
This fish beats the previous state-record flathead catfish – 52 pounds, 46.02 inches long – caught in 2014 out of Barron Lake in Cass County.
Estimated elk population between 870 and 1,684.
There were 565 registered anglers, including a good number of supervised youth. According to the DNR, five sturgeon harvested were male and one was a female, ranging from 46 to 62 inches long and 23
Eight different species, 672,478 fish, weighing in at nearly 13.5 tons stocked at 123 locations across the state.
Michigan DNR conservation officers and ice rescue personnel clad in dry suits worked today to try to recover a dozen elk that died Tuesday after falling through the ice of a private lake in Otsego