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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Preliminary results from surveys in the western basin of Lake Erie indicate more great news for Ohio anglers, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The 2020 walleye and yellow perch hatches are both above average and continue an exceptional era of fish production in the western basin of

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Erie

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In a typical season, yellow perch net more than their share of attention from Great Lakes anglers about this time of year. The popular panfish school up to feed as waters cool and when fishermen find the concentrations, the perch are pushovers for shiners dropped among the bottom-hugging school. Among fish and man, 2020 has been

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the expansion of its award-winning Lowrance Ghost® freshwater trolling motor design with the new Ghost 52 and 60. The new Ghost 52 and 60 models – with 52- and 60-inch shafts, respectively – bring all the benefits and features of the

tags: Company Expansions, Electronics, Engines, Fishing

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Aspiring anglers can learn, practice skills and go fishing at the award-winning "Ladies, Let's Go Fishing!®" Keys University, Oct. 23-25 in the Sport Fishing Capital of the World. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the “No-Yelling School of Fishing” offers classroom presentations, two

tags: Education, Events, Fishing, South Coast, Women In Boating

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Please remember to practice social distancing when fishing, including remaining six feet away from other anglers. If you arrive at a fishing area that is congested, please consider finding another area to fish. Lake Superior The beginning of September marks what Michigan anglers have been very familiar with for the past 55 years -

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Great Lakes

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

The free HuntFish OH mobile app is available now for Ohio’s outdoors enthusiasts to conveniently purchase fishing and hunting licenses, check game, and view wildlife area maps, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The HuntFish OH mobile app is available for Android and iOS users and

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Lake Erie, Software & Apps

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, is pleased to announce Lowrance Pro Ron Nelson clinched the 2020 Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Angler of the Year (AOY) Title at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Super Tournament at Lake Erie, August 11-14, 2020. It is the second consecutive year the Berrien Springs,

tags: Awards, Fishing, Lake Erie

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Season 2 of "Furuno Connections" is well underway, and if you haven't tuned in yet, it's time to get on board! If you've missed any of the action, be sure to catch up now by cruising over to Furuno's YouTube channel, where you'll find four virtually identical boats, each tricked out with the latest electronics packages from four major

tags: Electronics, Fishing

Monday, August 24, 2020

Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of workers to comb through, sort, clean, remove hooks and weights, and separate out miles of encrusted debris in entangled fishing line. There

tags: Beyond the Great Lakes, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Promotions & Giveaways

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

If you’re fishing for lake sturgeon and muskellunge this season, don’t forget to register your harvest within 24 hours — it’s required. You can register two ways: online at, or by calling the new number at 906-287-0816. “Anglers who register their catch provide important

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing, Law & Politics

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