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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The salmon and trout fisheries we Great Lakes anglers enjoy are the result of an ongoing effort by fishery managers and continually shaped by a combination of political forces and those offered up by Mother Nature. We have it incredibly good in many areas, and not so much in others, but it changes constantly—if sometimes

tags: Environmental Impact, Fishing, Great Lakes

Thursday, March 5, 2020

ANGLR, Lowrance® and Abu Garcia®, announce the successful collaboration between the three brands to blend their cutting-edge technologies to create a powerful new way to plan, record and relive fishing adventures – all while using precise data to catch more fish. Giving anglers a previously unavailable level of control,

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Smart Technology, Software & Apps

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Check out the fishing report for each of the five Great Lakes, plus a look at Lake St. Clair and the Niagara River. Make your March and April fishing plans today!

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Sunday, March 1, 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife is reminding all those who enjoy hunting and fishing to check the expiration date on their licenses before heading into the field this year. March 1 is the traditional start of Ohio’s fishing and hunting license year. However, new

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

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Have you ever been fishing Michigan waters and pulled in a fish with a missing fin or one with an external tag on it? Several fish species found around the state are marked in some way, and the details on the fish and the tags are important to several DNR studies and management efforts. Such species include Chinook and Atlantic

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Monday, February 17, 2020

Navico, parent company to the Lowrance®, Simrad®, B&G® and C-MAP® brands recently announced the launch of the WM-4 Marine Satellite Receiver for SiriusXM® weather and audio. Delivering vital weather and fishing information to Lowrance HDS LIVE and HDS Carbon, Simrad NSS evo3 and NSO evo3, and B&G Zeus3 and

tags: Electronics, Fishing, Safety, Smart Technology, Travel

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Everyone’s invited to join in the DNR’s annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 15 and 16. No fishing license is needed, although all other fishing regulations still apply. The weekend coincides with the DNR’s move to a new license sales system. Due to the changeover, which will run Saturday,

tags: Coupons & Discounts, Dept of Natural Resources, Fishing

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will move to a new, more technologically advanced system for selling hunting and fishing licenses, hunting applications, and ORV and snowmobile permits online and at retail agent locations statewide. The new system will go live at noon Feb. 18. The transition to the new license sales

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

Friday, February 7, 2020

The fishing season was scheduled to run Feb. 1-5, but reducing the risk of over-fishing changed that.

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing

Thursday, January 30, 2020

At this year’s METSTRADE in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the Lowrance Ghost freshwater trolling motor won the DAME Design Award in the ‘Machinery, Propulsion, Mechanical and Electrical Systems and Fitting’ category. What does that mean for you? It means that this winter, while you are daydreaming about this coming fishing

tags: Engines, Fishing

March 2020