Menu

Marine News from the Great Lakes

Latest News

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Researchers at The Ohio State University are studying how well fish can see both prey and predators underwater, and how that ability is influenced by changes in water clarity. They hope that the research will help Lake Erie fisheries adapt to algal blooms that reduce underwater visibility, which is important to visual hunters such as

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Department of Natural Resources today announced the final totals from its spring and summer fish-stocking efforts. The DNR's Fisheries Division stocked a total of 33,308,068 fish that weighed more than 343 tons and consisted of nine different species and one hybrid. To complete this task, it took more than 400 stocking trips to

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

July in Michigan is becoming synonymous with reports of anglers landing pacus – fish with human-like teeth used for eating nuts and seeds – in the southeastern part of the state. Last month, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources received three pacu reports – two from Lake St. Clair and one from the Port Huron

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Grady-White’s all-new model Fisherman 236 redefines the 23-foot center console market by not only incorporating the kind of finely-tuned, highly functional fishing features that only 57+ years of hands-on experience can create, but also by seamlessly integrating truly superior family-friendly features and options into that

tags: Boat Show, Fishing, New Boat Models

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The world’s premier yacht charter company, The Moorings, has announced that their entire fleet of power catamarans in the British Virgin Islands are now registered fishing vessels, thus allowing guests to fish during their charter. The decision to register the yachts follows a reinforced fishing policy announced in the British

tags: Caribbean Islands, Charters, Fishing

Monday, July 25, 2016

CarbonTV has introduced a live webcam from the Show Pond at the Department of Natural Resources' Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center. The Wolf Lake Fish Cam offers a real-time, round-the-clock view of Chinook salmon, steelhead trout, northern pike, northern muskellunge, walleye, largemouth bass, a variety of sunfish and two

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Inland Boating

Monday, July 25, 2016

Professional angler Edwin Evers and three Purple Heart veterans will be fishing in Jonesboro, Arkansas tomorrow as part of the OPTIMA Batteries Healing Heroes in Action Tour and you can tune into www.bassmaster.com on Tuesday, 7/26 from 9 a.m. to noon CT to catch the action LIVE! This event is the third of four stops of the Healing

tags: Batteries & Chargers, Charity, Fishing

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Anglers can help fishery managers by taking yellow perch they catch this year in Lake Erie to be scanned for microchips at one of seven stations along the coast. A collaborative project among the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, U.S. Geological Survey, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and

tags: Education, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Monday, July 18, 2016

Take a long look at the hooks in your tackle box: their basic J shape hasn’t been altered for centuries. That’s about to change… Welcome the Trapper Hook from Trapper Tackle. Years of research, engineering, field testing and refinement have yielded a hook that holds both baits and fish better than conventional

tags: Fishing

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds the public that Michigan’s waters provide opportunities to catch a variety of fish, and summer is an ideal time to spend a few hours or a whole day on the water fishing. For those who don’t have a fishing boat, may not have the correct fishing gear, don’t know how

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Michigan