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

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

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

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A total of $75,000 in grants are now available under a new Department of Natural Resources initiative aimed at helping local governments, organizations and others recruit new anglers, particularly adult women and other groups underrepresented in the activity. The Angler Recruitment, Retention, and Reactivation (Angler R3) grant

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Fishing

Monday, September 17, 2018

October event showcases fishing on Two Hearted River The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program is offering a Beyond BOW steelhead fishing workshop for women. This event is designed to introduce or further enhance steelhead fishing skills in a wild, remote river setting. Beginners are

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Education, Fishing, Women in Boating

Monday, September 17, 2018

State fish records have been falling fast this summer but none faster than for an invasive species shot with a bow and arrow and hauled from the Mississippi River. Michael Mahnke of Waukesha shot a 38-1/4 inch, 34 pound, 7.2 ounce grass carp on August 5 from the Mississippi River in Grant County. The fish broke the existing record by

tags: Awards, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing