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  • Family Ice Fishing clinics scheduled in January
  • Learn the basics of ice fishing or pick up a few new tips at three free Family Ice Fishing clinics in January. On Jan. 6, the Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host a classroom clinic at Yanney Heritage Park’s Environmental Resource Center in ...
  • magazine.outdoornebraska.gov
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  • 11/22/2017 9:14:00 PM
  • Wisconsin biologists discover old fish near Apostle Islands
  • MADISON, Wis. — State biologists say a lake trout caught this month is the oldest they’ve found in northern Wisconsin in recent history. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the fish caught near the Apostle Islands of Lake Superior is at least 46 years ...
  • TwinCities Pioneer Press
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  • 11/20/2017 6:53:00 PM
  • Fish houses and wheelhouses require license purchase for ice fishing
  • “Wheeled fish houses, which formerly were considered portable – and thus excluded from licensing requirements for shelters – will now need to be licensed,” said Al Stevens, fisheries survey and systems consultant with the Minnesota Department of ...
  • news.dnr.state.mn.us
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  • 11/20/2017 6:21:00 PM
  • Deer & Catfish On The Big Muddy
  • That works to your advantage. For details, see the conservation area database at mdc.mo.gov. The Missouri River from the Iowa border to St. Joseph has had outstanding catfishing in recent years, thanks to major floods in 2010 and 2011. Extended periods of
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 11/20/2017 5:47:00 PM
  • Fort Smith fishing lure manufacturer to add 60 jobs
  • The company also plans to move the Thill Floats production line from Minnesota to Fort Smith. PRADCO-Fishing Vice President Bruce Stanton said the 60 new jobs will bring the total number to 290 at the Fort Smith plant. Stanton says the jobs expansion ...
  • The Courier Online
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  • 11/20/2017 2:54:00 PM
  • Michigan Announces New Record Cisco (lake herring) from Lake Ottawa
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today confirmed a new state-record fish for cisco (formerly known as lake herring). This marks the second state-record fish caught in 2017. The fish was caught Friday, June 9, at 10 a.m. by Michael Lemanski of .
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 11/20/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Illinois high school muskie tournament offers fishing lesson
  • Ashland, Ill. — Prairie Lake is on the fringe of becoming a muskie powerhouse in Illinois, as DNR biologists openly suspect there are 50-inch fish swimming the rather small 210-acre lake. But as the state’s young muskie anglers recently learned a ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 11/20/2017 11:36:00 AM
  • Few farmers join anti-runoff effort as algae worsens
  • A total of $2.5 billion was pledged during the period. Of that, $51 million was targeted for Indiana, Michigan and Ohio farmers in the watershed flowing into western Lake Erie, where fisherman Steele was sickened. Yet some of the lake’s biggest algae ...
  • Post Register
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  • 11/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • Houston's fishing report: Ice anglers still on hold
  • The Minnesota firearms deer season is on its last day, and Wisconsin's gun deer season has started and will run through next Sunday. Good luck, hunters! Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 11/19/2017 3:37:00 PM
  • Fort Smith fishing lure manufacturer to add 60 jobs
  • The company also plans to move the Thill Floats production line from Minnesota to Fort Smith. PRADCO-Fishing Vice President Bruce Stanton said the 60 new jobs will bring the total number to 290 at the Fort Smith plant. Stanton says the jobs expansion ...
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  • 11/19/2017 1:57:00 PM
  • Manure from Iowa dairy farm blamed for deaths of 60K fish
  • NEW VIENNA, Iowa — Authorities are blaming a manure runoff from a dairy farm for killing about 60,000 fish in eastern Iowa. The farm is situated about 3 miles (5 kilometers) east of New Vienna. The fish kill was reported Oct. 9 after fish carcasses were ..
  • WRAL.com
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  • 11/19/2017 11:35:00 AM
  • Michigan biologists to study river fish amid chemical fears
  • ROCKFORD, Mich. — Biologists with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality are planning to take a second look at fish in the Rogue River because of growing water contamination concerns from nearby tannery dump sites. Testing from four years ago ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 11/19/2017 11:35:00 AM
  • Wisconsin man faces $1,250 fines for fishing violation
  • A Wisconsin angler has been fined a total of $1,250 for a fishing-related offence. Steven Pfeiffer of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin pleaded guilty and was fined $1,250 for possessing eight smallmouth bass. Court heard that on June 22, 2017, conservation officers
  • Tbnewswatch.com
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  • 11/18/2017 3:34:00 PM
  • Bipartisan bill would make 'catfishing' illegal in Wisconsin
  • The term was coined in the 2010 documentary film, "Catfish," which follows a man from New York who enters a relationship with a woman from Michigan who, he finds out, does not exist. During the film, a story is told about catfish being placed in tanks of .
  • Madison.com
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  • 11/18/2017 1:42:00 PM
  • SATURDAY MORNING FISHING REPORT: Walleye and White Bass Are Fair
  • DNR fisheries staff will release between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at 17 locations across Iowa. Rainbow Trout – Fair: About 1500 rainbow trout averaging 11 inches were stocked on Nov. 1. Use small tube and twister jigs, in-line spinners, casting ...
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  • 11/18/2017 12:03:00 PM
  • Fishing continues to slow
  • The DNR reports that fishing in Michigan continues to slow, but adds that now is a good time to go for walleye, perch, pike and muskie as the bite increases with water temperatures dropping. The DNR said steelhead fishing in the rivers will be good from ..
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 11/18/2017 2:48:00 AM
  • Night bite a fall fishing frenzy
  • Mick Malone, a longtime aficionado of this distinctive fishery, has a place on the Michigan shoreline of western Lake Erie and he donated an evening of “night bite” fishing to the auction. “I always like to take an interesting fishing trip of some ...
  • Toledo Blade
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  • 11/17/2017 10:41:00 PM
  • Michigan biologists to study river fish amid chemical fears
  • ROCKFORD (AP) — Biologists with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality are planning to take a second look at fish in the Rogue River because of growing water contamination concerns from nearby tannery dump sites. Testing from four years ago ...
  • Grand Haven Tribune
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  • 11/12/2017 9:38:00 PM
  • Houston's fishing report: Respect the ice
  • Lake Superior has been quiet. Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (houstonsguideservice.com) on Minnesota and Wisconsin inland waters, the St. Louis River and, in winter, on Lake Superior.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 11/12/2017 11:58:00 AM
  • Dave Mull: Does good food equal good fishing?
  • That wasn’t the only time good food worked. Back when I ran a 30-footer, I used to fish Lake Michigan with a fellow from Indiana who never paid for gas, but his wife always packed an amazing amount of great food. We’re talking roast beef sandwiches ...
  • The Herald Palladium
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  • 11/12/2017 11:05:00 AM

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NorthCentral at glance

Here are some of the most important statistics for the NorthCentral region.

StateLakesStreamsReservoirs
ILLINOIS86926631106
INDIANA7923470671
IOWA3232024168
MICHIGAN67924556189
MINNESOTA88751959520
NEBRASKA82314021815
NORTH DAKOTA799632115
OHIO32339001240
SOUTH DAKOTA5011521300
WISCONSIN511231091319

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