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Friday, November 11, 2016

After significant negotiations with the other members of the Lake Michigan Committee (LMC) – which cooperatively manages fish populations in the lake – the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has finalized its salmon and trout stocking levels. With the new stocking levels, the DNR seeks to protect the ecology of the

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and several partners released more than 7,800 juvenile lake sturgeon into various public waters across the state this summer and fall in an effort to rehabilitate this culturally significant fish species. The juvenile fish were collected from the wild last spring and reared in streamside

tags: Dept of Natural Resources

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Fish available at several retailers in Brethren, East Tawas and Oscoda The public is invited again this year to purchase surplus salmon that has been harvested at Michigan Department of Natural Resources weirs located in the northern Lower Peninsula. Seasonal salmon runs include large numbers of fish returning to their native

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Thursday, September 1, 2016

As the days get cooler, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has multiple family-friendly activities throughout September for Ohioans to enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Labor Day Weekend at Ohio State Parks – Get outside and celebrate the last days of summer with a bang! Many Ohio State Parks have exciting

tags: Dept of Natural Resources

Monday, August 22, 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has opened a newly constructed boat dock for mooring along Snail Shell Harbor at Fayette Historic State Park in Delta County. “This is a great improvement for visitors to Fayette Historic State Park,” said Ron Olson, DNR Parks and Recreation Division chief. “The old dock

tags: Destination, Fishing, History, Boat Docks, Dept of Natural Resources

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

Monday, August 8, 2016

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will hold a lottery for boat owners to rent public docks during the 2017 boating season. Six marinas located throughout the state of Ohio will offer space for boat storage. Interested boaters can submit an application either in person or by mailing the application to the individual

tags: Marina, Boat Docks, Dept of Natural Resources

Monday, August 1, 2016

Does your work take you to several outdoor sites in one day? Do you fish or hunt at different locations in the same week? If so, your actions could be considered high-risk for spreading invasive species around the state. How does it happen?

tags: Lake Michigan, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact

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: Inland Boating, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing