Tag Archives: Brook Trout

Regulations proposed to bring back Michigan’s coaster brook trout

By Howard Meyerson It will take a while, but in a decade or so, anglers once again may be able to fish for coaster brook trout along Michigan’s Lake Superior shoreline and tributaries. State fisheries managers are embarking on a … Continue reading

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Brookie survey continues in Upper Peninsula

By Howard Meyerson MARQUETTE, MICH. – Upper Peninsula fisheries managers are collecting data from five U.P. brook trout streams this season with the intent of adding three of those to the state’s experimental brook trout stream category in 2015. Five … Continue reading

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Tiny flies and trophy brook trout at Brookhaven Lake

  By Howard Meyerson FARWELL, MI — The lure of big brook trout always hooks me. It’s rare I turn down an opportunity to fish them. So, when Jeff Johnson called and invited me to fish at Brookhaven Lake, his private … Continue reading

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A good day spent fishing for brook trout

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New weight, length requirements for Michigan’s Master Angler Program

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s popular Master Angler program recognized a whopping 1,189 anglers including four new state records in 2012, but changes were needed, according to state officials, to bring the program in line with its intended purpose. New rules … Continue reading

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U.P. Brook Trout: Five streams will have 10 fish limits

  By Howard Meyerson Michigan will have five experimental Upper Peninsula trout streams in 2013 where anglers can keep 10 brook trout per day rather than the current limit of five. That change was approved by Michigan Department of Natural … Continue reading

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Dam Removal: Toxics migrate upstream with Great Lakes fish

Here’s a scenario. You catch a brook trout in a seemingly clear and clean stream. There is no industry to speak of, but the stream is open to Great Lakes salmon that come up and spawn and die in the … Continue reading

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Anglers Miffed: Michigan proposes 10-fish category for brook trout in U.P.

By Howard Meyerson Ontonagon, Mich. — Michigan may be adding a new trout steam category in 2013, created specifically for 10 test rivers where brook trout limits will be doubled to 10 fish per day. The fast-tracked proposal was presented … Continue reading

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Michigan holds the line at 5 brook trout in the UP

By Howard Meyerson Lansing — State fisheries officials are recommending that Michigan’s Upper Peninsula brook trout limit remain five fish per day after hearing from anglers around the state about a proposal floated last spring to double the limit to … Continue reading

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Pushback: UP brook trout proposal faces stiff opposition

By Howard Meyerson Marquette, Mich – State fisheries officials may be swimming upstream on the issue of brook trout regulations for the Upper Peninsula. A Michigan Department of Natural Resources proposal to double the daily creel limit from 5 fish … Continue reading

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