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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

With President Trump’s December 31 signing of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), saltwater recreational anglers just got a big leg up when it comes to the federal management of the nation’s fish stocks. “The Modern Fish Act is a big step forward in recognizing the value

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Fishing, Law & Politics

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Fishing is the number one use of a boat. Indeed, surveys show up to 70 percent of all recreational boats are used to fish at least some of the time. It’s why there will be a myriad of fishing models at winter boat shows this year, like at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show this weekend (January 17-21). But for angling lovers

by: Norm Schultz

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Erie

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Many view winter as a quiet time for the fishing industry in the Great Lakes region. While most fishing boats in the region have been put away until spring, that doesn’t mean that no fishing-related activity is going on. With the arrival of winter weather in January and February, many anglers are waiting for temperatures cold

by: Chad Lapa

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Friday, November 30, 2018

Reston, Va. – mazu, a leading technology and satellite communications brand, is excited to announce that a popular chat feature from mazu SportFishing, mazuChat, is now available on iPhone, through web browsers and within the mazu Cruising app. Until now, chat functionality had only been available with the mazu SportFishing app

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Fishing, Software & Apps

Monday, November 26, 2018

The walleye was among the largest, if not the biggest, of the season and would end our final autumn outing on a positive note and provide a welcome entree for that evening’s dinner. Problem was, the massive fish was still in the water off the starboard side of the idling boat, stubbornly shaking its head to free the colorful

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Boating 101, Fishing

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Reston, Va. – mazu, a leading marine technology and satellite communications brand, announced today two exciting November promotions for its innovative app and satellite connectivity hardware—the Sportfishing app and mazu m2500 satellite hardware system. Beginning November 1st and continuing throughout the entire month,

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Promotions & Giveaways, Software & Apps

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

For many anglers in the Great Lakes region, the arrival of colder weather signals that it’s time for fishing season to end. While the arrival of fall does typically mean the end of boating season and time to start preparing the boat for winter storage, it certainly does not mark the end of the fishing season. In fact, the fall

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Clemons Boats is proud to announce that we are now the stocking dealer for Albermarle - “The Carolina Classic” - for the entire Great Lakes region! The matching, high customer service values of Albemarle as a boat manufacturer and Clemons Boats as a dealer make this a great partnership, one that will be able to provide

tags: Dealerships, Fishing, Great Lakes, Lake Erie

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Michigan's seasonal salmon runs are a busy time for DNR fisheries staff. During the runs, large numbers of chinook and coho salmon return to their native streams to spawn, and afterward they die. The DNR maintains several sites (weirs) to block these fish and then collect their eggs and milt (sperm) for use in state fish hatcheries.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Early data gathered by wildlife agencies in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The 2018 walleye hatch appears to be exceptional, the second highest in the history of the Ohio survey, and the yellow perch hatch was strong, well above its

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Erie