Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy New Year!

I have no idea where this is, but it is a great photo of some place I’d like to visit. It was shot by Tait Trautman Photography and was found on the NRS Facebook page. You never know when you will need another … Continue reading

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Making the cut: State officials set to implement salmon stocking reductions in 2013

By Howard Meyerson ST. JOSEPH, MI — Russ Clark is among the many who say that salmon fishing was good on Lake Michigan last summer. But the 27-year veteran fishing charter Captain is worried — in particular about salmon fishing … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays All

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Originally posted on Grist:
President Obama has proposed that more than 2,700 square miles off the coast of Northern California be added to the national marine sanctuary system, which would protect the area from oil and gas drilling permanently. It…

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Originally posted on All Things Great Lakes:
The Edmund Fitzgerald may be the most famous of all Great Lakes shipwrecks but other shipping tragedies on the lakes actually claimed more lives. One of those was the November 1958 sinking of…

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Signs Change on Michigan Snowmobile Trails

By Howard Meyerson Snowmobilers can expect to see major changes on Michigan’s 6,500 mile snowmobile trail system this winter. Many familiar signs have been taken down and a handful of new signs have been installed. State officials say the move … Continue reading

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I feel better now

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Keeping it Simple: State forest rustic camping reservation program scaled back

By Howard Meyerson What sounded like a good idea to state officials last May — allowing campers to reserve sites at 16 rustic state forest campgrounds — didn’t turn out to be the bargain some thought it might be. Campers … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Hilleberg Nammatj3 is light and spacious

Seems I am always in the market for a new tent. And Hilleberg is one of those brands I often think would be nice to own. The company has a sterling reputation, but their tents are anything but cheap. This … Continue reading

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Firearm Deer Season: Hunters did well, more participated

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s two-week firearm deer season proved a good one for hunters, despite the EHD outbreak that killed thousands of deer in southern Michigan. More hunters participated and many did well. “Our license sales were about 2 percent … Continue reading

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