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DNR proposes to liberalize fishing on Lake Gogebic and other waters

By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, MI – Anglers who enjoy fishing for walleye on Lake Gogebic in the western Upper Peninsula, will be able to keep some smaller ones if proposed rule changes are approved by the Natural Resources Commission … Continue reading

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Lake Erie walleye, perch limits unchanged

By Howard Meyerson MONROE, MICH. — Lake Erie anglers can once again catch 50 perch and six walleyes per day. Fisheries managers from Ontario and states bordering the lake recently met to determine the allowable catch for both species. The … Continue reading

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Come Spring: The walleye move out of Saginaw Bay sometimes traveling hundreds of miles

By Howard Meyerson Saginaw Bay is known as a walleye fishing haven. Literally millions of walleyes spawn there each year. State fisheries managers say the 1,143 square-mile bay is the single-most important place for walleye production on all of Lake … Continue reading

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Increased license fees will improve inland fishing, cold water habitat and hunting lands

By Howard Meyerson The start of Michigan’s 2014 fishing season is still a couple of weeks away, but if you haven’t been paying close attention you might be surprised when you buy a fishing license this year. Prices have gone … Continue reading

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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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Erie Outlook: Walleye, perch numbers down, fishing good

By Howard Meyerson  Lake Erie’s walleye and perch populations are 20 percent smaller than in 2012, but anglers fishing Michigan waters will again be able to keep six walleye and/or 50 perch per day, according to Michigan officials. “The news … Continue reading

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Millions of walleye vacate Saginaw Bay in Summer

By Howard Meyerson Saginaw, Mich. — Scientists studying walleyes in Saginaw Bay have long known that they migrate into Lake Huron during the summer months. But the results of new telemetry research using radio-tagged fish shows as many as 2 … Continue reading

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