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Raising a Legacy: Young hatchery fish planted in state waters are the seeds of Michigan’s multi-billion dollar recreational fishery

By Howard Meyerson When winter snows drift across the fruit farms and asparagus fields outside of Mattawan and the region’s fertile soils lie dormant and frozen, Martha Wolgamood is typically busy tending to a crop of young fish that will be … Continue reading

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Sportman’s 20 year opening day tradition: hunting for muskie, not deer

By Howard Meyerson When Michigan’s firearm deer season opened last month and thousands of hunters took to the fields with their rifles and shotguns, Will Schultz went out with a different quarry in mind. The Grand Rapids sportsman planned to … Continue reading

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A Whopper: New Michigan record muskie caught

By all accounts it is a whopper. Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources just confirmed the catch of a new state-record Great Lakes muskellunge. The fish was caught Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 by  Joseph Seeberger of Portage, Mich.. He was fishing … Continue reading

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Angler support strong for pike, muskie reg changes

By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, Mich. — Michigan muskie and pike anglers are giving the nod to a proposed set of rules that are expected to improve fishing for trophy-size predators by restricting their take on lakes statewide. Some are … Continue reading

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