Tag Archives: Upper Peninsula

Higher brookie limit on three new waters

By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI. — Anglers will be able to keep 10 brook trout per day on eight Upper Peninsula streams when the 2015 fishing season opens. DNR Director Keith Creagh earlier this month approved experimental regulations for … Continue reading

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Graymont submits new mine proposal for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A Canadian mining company, Graymont Inc., has submitted a revised proposal to mine limestone on state land in the Upper Peninsula. Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials say the request is now under … Continue reading

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Gov. Snyder appoints U.P. resident, JR Richardson as NRC chairman

By Howard Meyerson The development of Michigan’s natural resource economy is a high priority for JR Richardson, the new chairman of the state’s Natural Resources Commission. But the Ontonagon resident thinks that shouldn’t happen without proper safeguards in place. Protecting … Continue reading

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Wolf Hunt Coming for Michigan?

Now that Michigan gray wolves are off the endangered species list, state legislators are moving a bill to put wolves on the state’s game species list, according to this report by Bill Parker in Michigan Outdoor News. Will it be a … 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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Government killing of 8 wolves suggests Upper Peninsula may be overcrowded with wolves

By Howard Meyerson A couple of weeks ago, I read with some dismay about eight wolves shot and killed in and around Ironwood, a western Upper Peninsula town. Ironwood is a gateway community, a popular tourist town — population 5,380 … 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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