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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Lowrance®, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, offers anglers in colder climates the ability to find fish year-round with a complete line of ice accessories for Lowrance displays. The latest in its ice fishing product line was recently announced, the new LiveSight™ Sonar Ice Transducer, which delivers

tags: Electronics, Fishing

Friday, November 22, 2019

The sheer volume of angling accessories that come to market each season is astounding. Those that survive the test of time, their use and value aboard our Great Lakes fishing boat are worthy of pointing out. We’re not talking rods, reels, or lures here, but accessories that make angling easier, more productive, more enjoyable,

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Fishing, Gift Ideas

Friday, November 8, 2019

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger recently confirmed the commitment of $8 million in state funds for the preconstruction, engineering and design phase of a multifaceted barrier system to prevent invasive Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. In a Nov. 4, 2019 letter to Lieutenant General Todd

by: Ed Golder - Michigan DNR

tags: Law & Politics, Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Fishing, Lake Michigan

Monday, November 4, 2019

The extreme conditions of the Great Lakes have always kept us looking for a new extreme boat to carry in our line, one that can handle the vast and typically rough waters around us. As soon as we saw the level of quality Extreme Boats puts into producing these heavy gauge alloy boats, we quickly realized they needed to be here in the

by: Parma Marine and Great Lakes Boats & Brokerage

tags: Company Expansions, Fishing, New Boat Models

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Anglers may use a maximum of three fishing lines on Ohio’s portion of Lake Erie and the Ohio River starting on Jan. 1, 2020, following new regulations passed by the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The council approved the use of three lines per person

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Law & Politics

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Six non-resident anglers were recently convicted of over-bagging on Lake Erie walleye and sentenced in Ashtabula Municipal Court according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. A surveillance operation coordinated by the Division of Wildlife in July revealed suspicious activity involving walleye

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

Monday, October 7, 2019

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. For the second straight year, Ohio’s data points to an exceptional walleye hatch, the second-highest in the history of the survey, and

tags: Fishing, Lake Erie, Dept of Natural Resources

Friday, September 27, 2019

With water surface temps dropping below 60 degrees come autumn, steelhead anglers start eyeing the mouths of Great Lakes tributaries in which steelhead have been stocked. The big rainbow trout that migrated downstream and fed for a season or three in the Inland Seas begin staging off their home rivers each fall, waiting for fresh

by: Dan Armitage

tags: Boating 101, Fishing

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

At this time of year, with summer winding down, many anglers are getting ready to put their boats away for the winter. As we pull our boats out of the water and get them ready for storage, it’s a great time to take a close look at what is on the boat and what you might need to buy, fix, or replace for the following year,

by: Chad Lapa

tags: Fishing, Great Lakes

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

After receiving multiple tips from local anglers about possible over-fishing on Gladwin County’s Lake Lancer, Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers spoke with the suspected man twice in one day while he was at the lake. The second contact of the day led to a voluntary search of the 67-year-old Gladwin

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