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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

Friday, September 7, 2018

Some of the Great Lakes’ best fishing opportunities are offered about now each season, when the fair-weather anglers are off the water and several of our favorite gamefish species put on the feedback for the coming winter. Come fall, the opportunistic outdoorsmen and women among us start trading rods and reels for bows and

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Fishing, Kids & Pets

Thursday, September 6, 2018

ANGLR, a tech company making waves in the fishing industry, announced today its innovative new fishing trip tracking system using Bullseye. A Bluetooth-enabled button that can be affixed to a boat or person, Bullseye allows users to effortlessly record fishing data with the click of a finger without needing to access navigation

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Software & Apps

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Many would argue that this summer has provided the best fishing conditions we’ve seen in several years in many areas of the Great Lakes. Of course, conditions vary from day to day and one location to another, but, I have to admit, we at LakeOntarioUnited.com, LakeErieUnited.com, and GreatLakesFisherman.com have seen more

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Monday, August 20, 2018

Ryan Rickaby dreamed of one day following in his father's footsteps and having his artwork grace one of the state's trout stamps. Now the avid angler has achieved that honor twice over in one year and given his father a run for his money. Artwork by Rickaby, 22, of Suamico, will be featured on the Great Lakes Salmon and Trout Stamp

tags: Awards, Fishing

Monday, August 13, 2018

There were exciting results in the prestigious 2018 Hatteras Marlin Club Release Tournament. On her maiden tournament outing, Grady-White’s new outboard powered flagship, the 45-foot Canyon 456, went three-for-three on blue marlin and thrilled the captain and crew, as well as everyone back at the Grady-White Boats factory in

tags: Event, Fishing, New Boat Models

Friday, August 3, 2018

Brenda Carter is the state's newest state fish record holder but the lifelong angler is finding the honor a tad bittersweet: she broke the catch and release record for pumpkinseed set a year ago by her daughter, Erika Carter. "You never plan to catch something that big," she says. "It's a gift. "That record was not something that

tags: Awards, Fishing, Great Lakes, Women in Boating

Friday, July 20, 2018

Paddlecraft such as kayaks and stand up paddleboards (SUPs) make great tenders for use off of sail and power boats, as shared in this issue’s “Love My Tender” boating column, found here. The simple, inexpensive craft are good for getting to and from shore from boats that are moored and are fun for exploring and

by: Dan Armitage, Buckeye Sportsman Radio

tags: Canoes & Kayaks, Fishing