Michigan Outdoor News

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report — June 9, 2017

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair The walleye bite has been good on Lake St. Clair and some limit catches were taken in front of the Metropark. Everything from trolling a crawler harness to jigging crawlers has worked. Those trolling from Selfridge to the main shipping channel were finding walleyes, too. The white bass action was hot near the Clinton River, Metro…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — June 9, 2017

DISTRICT 1 A long night paid off for Conservation Officer  Denny Gast. The spring smelt run had been hit or miss in most locations. At 4 a.m., Gast located an area where the run was on and anglers were dipping their two-gallon limits in about five minutes. The last individual out of the hotspot was dipping way too long; when…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — June 9, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Sept. 9: Hesperia Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King, Hesperia. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-450-0216. Sept. 14: Kalkaska Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kalkaska. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-258-4551. Sept. 21: Knights of Columbus Sportsman’s Wild Game Dinner, 6:30 p.m., DeCarlo’s Banquet Center. For more info call Bill F., 586-286-3620. Sept….

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — May 12, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Jared Ferguson received a complaint involving ORVs damaging a local county trail system. Ferguson responded to the location and discovered severe damage caused by the ORVs. The area will be patrolled for future illegal ORV activity. CO Mark Leadman was checking fishermen along the Carp River in Marquette County. One fisherman was located fly-fishing and they quickly…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — May 12, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. May 13: West Branch WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Knights of Columbus, West Branch. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828. May 19: RMEF Banquet, 5 p.m., Trillium Event Center, Spring Lake. For more info call Dan Grice, 616-581-9798. May 19: Black River NWTF Banquet, 6 p.m., Alexander’s Premier Banquet Facility, Marysville. For more info call Richard Shannon, 810-304-2579. Sept….

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — April 28, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. April 29: Houghton Lake WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Houghton Lake Historical Playhouse. For more info call Dave DenBoer, 989-366-6332. April 29: DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Ramada Inn. For more info call Sue Crittenden, 989-916-3007. May 6: Chelsea WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Chelsea Community Fairgrounds, Chelsea. For more info call Jamie Bolinger, 734-433-1831. May 6: Jackson WTU Banquet, 5 p.m.,…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — April 14, 2017

DISTRICT 1 COs Ethen Mapes and Nathan Sink were attempting to locate an injured bald eagle when they came across a large amount of smoke near Bruce Crossing. Upon investigating, a large pile of trash was found to be burning in a resident’s yard. The large burn pile consisted of couches, televisions, trash bags, construction materials and brush. Enforcement action…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — April 14, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. April 14: St. Clair WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus, St. Clair. For more info call Fred Webber, 989-619-3481. April 14: Ravenna Conservation Club Banquet, Clubhouse. For more info call Ken Borgman, 231-750-3600. April 15 Shelby Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Shelby Optimist Club, Shelby. For more info call Dustin Waller, 231-861-5599. April 15: Tustin Area WTU Banquet,…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — March 31, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 31: Calhoun County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Cedar Crest Banquet Center, Marshall. For more info call Jan Barnes, 269-963-3188. April 1: West Huron WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW, Pigeon. For more info call Jim Gilbert, 989-550-4828. April 8: Lenawee County WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., American Legion, Hudson. For more info call John Ofchar, 517-547-5055. April 8: Stockbridge WTU…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 31, 2017

DISTRICT 1 COs David Miller and Ethen Mapes assisted the Great Lakes Enforcement Unit and the Special Investigations Unit with the execution of a search warrant on an individual’s residence and place of business in Chassell. The suspect was selling smelt as bait, which had been brought in from Canada that had not been inspected or certified to be disease…