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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

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, August 25, 2016

Inc. magazine today honored Lumitec with inclusion in the publication’s “Fastest-Growing Private Companies” list. 2016 is the sixth year that Lumitec, designer and manufacturer of Extreme Environment LED lighting, has earned a spot in the rankings. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies

tags: Fishing, Lighting

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

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