Tag Archives: Catch and release

Bass Rules: Year-round catch-and-release proposed

By Howard Meyerson Michigan bass anglers could soon be enjoying more time on the water. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is floating a proposed rule change to allow catch-and-immediate-release (CIR) bass fishing all-year, statewide – except on specific waters … Continue reading

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Biggest Steelhead of 2013: Grand Rapids anglers makes good on the Big Manistee River

By Howard Meyerson MANISTEE, MI — Their day started out like any number in late October – some wind, some sun and fish were jumping, but the bite? Well, honestly, meh. Things could have been a lot better to hear … Continue reading

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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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