Tag Archives: Fishing

DNR pilot project clears the way for winter fishing access

Note: It’s cold out there and northern lakes are frozen solid. Nice to see Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources taking steps to expand access to good ice fishing waters. Here is their recent announcement. Enjoy! –HM ________________________________________ The Michigan Department … Continue reading

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Fishing for Trouble

Photography by Istock/Doug4537 By Howard Meyerson It was one of those hot and muggy summer days on the Kalamazoo River and I had just finished securing my canoe on top of the car after a paddle, when I noticed the … Continue reading

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Invasive Asian carp less than 50 miles from Lake Michigan

Great Lake states and the federal government continue to devote money and brainpower to stopping a potential Great Lakes ecological disaster Source: Invasive Asian carp less than 50 miles from Lake Michigan

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Grand Rapids Area Trout Stream a National Conservation Priority

By Howard Meyerson Anglers, teachers, concerned citizens and school children all are working to improve stream conditions for trout in the Rogue River, a popular Grand Rapids area trout stream that was adopted by Trout Unlimited, the national cold water … Continue reading

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2016 Fishing Season: Grand Rapids Waters Offer Plenty of Opportunity

Spring fishing. What’s not to like? The air is clear and cool and birds are often singing. Fish are hungry and readily take bait, lures and flies. It’s a time brimming with excitement for Grand Rapids anglers no matter whether … Continue reading

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2016 Outdoor Show Season Gets Underway

By Howard Meyerson The start of a New Year is always fun in Michigan. The weather may be unpredictable, but the winter outdoor show season goes on regardless. With 14 shows scheduled around the state between now and mid-March, outdoor … Continue reading

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Removing a Dam Can Be a Net Win for the Planet

In Michigan, like elsewhere,  there is a move afoot to remove dams where ever possible – a move I heartily endorse.  Many dams are aging and the cost to fix them is prohibitive. The downstream implications for residents and natural … Continue reading

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Captain, fishing guide provides lifelong learning experiences

By Howard Meyerson MANISTEE, MI -Wayne Andersen was attempting to lead a hooked steelhead when Captain Chuck Scribner offered him some gentle pointers. Andersen had cast to a visible current on the Manistee River and the fish quickly hit his salmon‑colored … Continue reading

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Popular Montmorency County flooding to be filled following dam construction

By Howard Meyerson Atlanta, Mich – A popular Montmorency County flooding now dry for several years will be replenished with water in 2016. Construction of a new dam at Foch Lakes flooding was completed in November. State officials say the … Continue reading

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DNR to plant 50,000 extra hatchery brown trout on Muskegon River to replace missing year-class

By Howard Meyerson Anglers who fish the Muskegon River for trout are going to get a little extra something this month. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources intends to stock an additional 50,000 brown trout in the waters downstream from Croton … Continue reading

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