Tag Archives: Brook Trout

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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Michigan man brings Arctic Grayling back as tribute to a father

By Howard Meyerson FARWELL — It was a sunny, mild day in early April when I climbed into a drift boat with Jeff Johnson and Terry Drinkwine for an unusual day of trout fishing. Johnson, our gracious host, offered some … Continue reading

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Michigan Proposes to Double Brook Trout Limit in Upper Peninsula

By Howard Meyerson A proposal to raise the daily limit of brook trout caught on Upper Peninsula streams is expected to be rolled out in early summer, according to state officials. The proposal doubles the limit from five fish per … Continue reading

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Big Brookies

Big Brookies

Sometimes you just have a good day on the water.

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