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  • Tony Roach Teams with St. Croix Rods
  • "If I'm off the water for more than one day in a row," says the affable pro angler and Minnesota based fishing guide, "it's only because I'm at ICAST or another sportshow, in product development meetings, or any number of other angling events&mldr ...
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  • 8/22/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Youth Outdoor Festival Aug. 31 in Minot, N.D.
  • The North Dakota Game and Fish Department, local wildlife clubs and other sponsors will usher youngsters into fall during the annual Youth Outdoor Festival in Minot. The event is Thursday, Aug. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Game and Fish Conservation ..
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  • 8/22/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Stewart Shows The Way At Doomsday
  • Toward the end of 2014, Stewart and his wife – they have three sons – decided to move back to the U.S., which meant he’d have to leave his post with Pure Fishing, unsure of what the company had planned for him in Spirit Lake, Iowa. At the same time ...
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  • 8/22/2017 4:11:00 AM
  • SD ag, fishing officials update non-meandered water issue
  • PIERRE, S.D. — Kelly Hepler, secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, and Mike Jaspers, secretary of agriculture, think a temporary fix to the "non-meandered water" access in the state has been beneficial. But they say more work ..
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  • 8/22/2017 12:31:00 AM
  • Snow falls fast at night on Mars
  • The total amount of seafood caught by fishermen could be equalled by farming fish in less than 0.015% of Earth’s oceans, an area smaller than Lake Michigan in the United States. Aquaculture is increasingly important to the supply of food around the world .
  • Nature
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  • 8/21/2017 3:31:00 PM
  • Virus DNA in the blood is an early sign of cancer
  • The total amount of seafood caught by fishermen could be equalled by farming fish in less than 0.015% of Earth’s oceans, an area smaller than Lake Michigan in the United States. Aquaculture is increasingly important to the supply of food around the world .
  • Nature
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  • 8/21/2017 3:04:00 PM
  • Paradise Bass Fishing Trips
  • Noah is a Division One tight-end football player. He plays for a school in Springfield, Illinois and wanted to get some bass fishing in before season started. The summer heat has not affected the fish and they have been biting really well. Artificial baits
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  • 8/21/2017 2:07:00 PM
  • Warming rivers threaten iconic Michigan fish.
  • GRAYLING, Mich.—If the word “tricos” means anything to you, the Au Sable River is the place to be in late summer. Tricos are tiny mayflies, hatching abundantly in August. The imitations tediously tied by fly anglers are, of course, just as tiny.
  • The Daily Climate
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  • 8/21/2017 12:00:00 PM
  • Trout to tilapia: Ohio fish farmer working to grow his business
  • Moving the fish across state lines is a problem because of regulations – his home base of New Paris is near the Indiana border. “Regulations don’t always make sense,” he said. “They ask you to have viral hemorrhagic septicemia testing on tilapia ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 8/21/2017 10:37:00 AM
  • Old School Trolling wins National Walleye Tour Championship
  • On day one, Day fished with fellow Wisconsin angler Max Wilson and the two caught a 34.23-pound limit. On day two, Day drew Illinois pro Mike Gofron and they improved to 40.61. "Both days we used nothing but Shiver Minnows," said Day. "I fished them ...
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  • 8/21/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • Nebraska: G&P at State Fair Aug. 25-Sept. 4
  • The Nebraska State Fair is a longstanding Nebraska tradition that the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has been a part of for decades. Our home in the Nebraska Building draws crowds each year who come to see our 6,000-gallon aquarium filled with fish ...
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  • 8/21/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • Learn to fish during free program at Milliken State Park in Detroit
  • Read: Benefits of purchasing a Michigan Recreation Passport The program will teach the basics of fishing, including knot-tying, setting up a pole, casting, choosing bait and removing fish from the hook. Reels and rods will be provided for those who don't .
  • Click On Detroit
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  • 8/20/2017 5:56:00 PM
  • Relishing Wisconsin Fish Frys
  • If Minnesota is known as the land of 10,000 lakes, then Wisconsin is known as the land of 10,000 Friday Fish Frys. Last Friday, when we were camping in northern Wisconsin, we were hungry for a fish fry. We figured we would find one close to our campsite.
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  • 8/20/2017 3:48:00 PM
  • Make the most of late-summer fishing opportunities
  • There is an abundance of natural prey at that time and fish are well fed. However, there are late-summer opportunities that Nebraska anglers should not miss. Follow the gulls: By late summer, young-of-the-year gizzard shad are on the menu of all predator .
  • Lincoln Journal Star
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  • 8/20/2017 2:38:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Recipe for better bluegill fishing
  • Minnesota (20 panfish), Wisconsin (25) and Michigan (25) have natural lakes like northern Indiana and all have bag limits. Ohio has no bag limit on bluegills or crappie, but it has entirely different fisheries. Nor is it known for its bluegill fishing.
  • South Bend Tribune
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  • 8/20/2017 11:25:00 AM
  • Houston's fishing report: Go deep for lake trout
  • Anglers are still catching a few resident brown trout and brook trout. Jarrid Houston of South Range is a fishing guide (www.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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  • 8/20/2017 11:16:00 AM
  • MLFAC posed questions to independent large lake expert
  • Vandergoot told the committee he was asked last December by Minnesota Department of Natural Resource Fisheries Chief Don Pereira to conduct an independent analysis of Mille Lacs Lake data and surveys. MLFAC members have consistently expressed their ...
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  • 8/20/2017 10:00:00 AM
  • Tips for fishing in mid-August
  • Deep running crank baits trolled over rocky gravel banks can produce all species of fish. Several years ago I fished with a Wisconsin walleye angler who was trying to catch mid-summer walleye on lower Bull Shoals. We started about an hour before sunset ...
  • Joplin Globe
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  • 8/19/2017 11:15:00 PM
  • Sports in Brief: Salmon Classic Fishing Tournament set
  • TRAVERSE CITY — Fish-TC.com will host its annual Salmon Classic Fishing Tournament on East & West Grand Traverse Bays Traverse City, Michigan Wednesday Aug. 30 through Sunday Sept. 3. The annual event on East & West Grand Traverse Bays brings anglers ...
  • Traverse City Record-Eagle
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  • 8/19/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • Fishermen getting good results for variety of fish including walleye
  • Michigan anglers are finding lots of good-size fish out on the Great Lakes and inland Lakes. The fishing reports - from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and from various anglers - describe a scene of several species of fish biting well.
  • MLive
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  • 8/19/2017 11:28:00 AM
  • Special tackle box makes appearance for family fishing trip in Canada
  • When I was a kid, my grandparents took me on numerous fishing trips to the North Country. Lake Osakis in Minnesota. Nelson Lake, the Chippewa Flowage, Yellow Lake and others in Wisconsin. Little Bay de Noc in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. When you’re ..
  • Daily Journal
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  • 8/19/2017 6:19:00 AM
  • Sage Salt HD Fly Rod Review
  • We fished for smallmouth bass on rock outcroppings and on sandy flats. You would be hard pressed to find a more salty experience in freshwater, save maybe for big carp on Lake Michigan. When the wind picked up the Salt HD was able to toss both sidearm and
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  • 8/19/2017 12:23:00 AM
  • MLF: Big ones show up
  • The biggest fish caught to date at the Major League Fishing Summit Cup showed up on day 5 of the competition at Lake Winyah in Michigan. One angler caught a 6-05 and a 5-pounder in the second of two sudden-death rounds that determined the final four ...
  • BassFan
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  • 8/18/2017 10:49:00 PM

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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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