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  • Michigan rivers ready to give up the fish with warmer temperatures
  • It's getting to be river fishing time. With warmer temperatures apparently in the mix for our weather conditions, the open water fishing action, especially on many Michigan rivers, should be ready to heat up. The Cheboygan River in Northern Lower Michigan
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  • 3/24/2017 4:43:00 PM
  • Fishing for answers: Here’s how you can help great lakes fisheries
  • The app can be used to record information from fishing trips and share that information with Michigan Sea Grant. You can participate by taking the following steps. The survey will be used to help scientists determine how your information will be used.
  • Michigan State University
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  • 3/22/2017 11:54:00 PM
  • Fishing for coho salmon heating up on Lake Michigan
  • As Michigan inches toward spring, anglers may want to plan an outing to target coho salmon in Lake Michigan. This lake’s coho season is open all year but activity really starts to pick up this month. Coho salmon have a pretty consistent migration pattern .
  • Ludington Daily News
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  • 3/22/2017 8:29:00 PM
  • Detroit revitalization efforts get boost from new funding
  • Officials announced Wednesday that the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan is getting $245,000 in funding from the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Roughly $100,000 from the Fisher Foundation ..
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 3/22/2017 7:46:00 PM
  • Michigan: Steelhead Classes and More at Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery
  • An in-depth steelhead fishing clinic is one of several opportunities to learn about outdoor recreation and natural resources at the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery Visitor Center this spring. Public also invited to April 29 celebration of new kids' fishing .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/22/2017 5:49:00 AM
  • Health Officials to Detroiters: Watch What Fish You Eat from the River
  • The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging Detroit residents to carefully watch the amount of fish they consume from the Detroit River. A study conducted by the department shows those who ate two meals a month with fish from the river .
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  • 3/21/2017 4:33:00 PM
  • Health department event to discuss safe fish consumption
  • DETROIT (AP) - The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is urging Detroit residents to learn about healthy fish consumption. A Monday afternoon meeting at the Michigan State University Detroit Center will focus on safe fish consumption levels .
  • Fox 47 News
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  • 3/20/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Two men drown while fishing on Keeler Lake
  • Michigan State Police say two men drowned while fishing on Keeler Lake on Saturday night. Police say they were dispatched just before 7:30 to the lake in Keeler Township. The caller told police two of his friends were fishing on the lake and started ...
  • ABC 57 News
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  • 3/20/2017 6:00:00 AM
  • First fly fishing expo in Cheyenne
  • (KGWN) Spring is in the air and for many in the Rocky Mountain Region that means fishing season. MGN Photo: Fishermen in canoe Emmet County Michigan More than 500 people came out for Cheyenne's first fly fishing expo at Lions Park. Janet Marschner ...
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  • 3/20/2017 5:59:00 AM
  • Michigan: Conversations & Coffee with DNR Fisheries
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced public forums again will be held throughout the state this year, inviting the public to discuss local and statewide fisheries management activities and concerns. "Conversations & Coffee with DNR ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/20/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Show season winding down: Fish & Hook to Ultimate Sports Show
  • so I have never been to the Fish & Hook show, but hear many good things about it. I am always in Michigan this weekend and have been often tempted to poke my head in at the Ultimate Sports Show, but have not yet.
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 3/17/2017 4:49:00 PM
  • In Michigan, warm weather doesn’t dampen spirits of ice-fishing experts
  • Norm Smith of Lewiston demonstrates proper jigging technique to students at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Hard Water School near Cadillac. (Michigan DNR photo) There are two common sayings that anglers accept as gospel: “You learn by ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 3/16/2017 7:40:00 PM
  • Michigan Dam Management Grants Announced
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has approved four Dam Management Grant Program projects totaling $3.35 million. These projects will help remove obsolete structures or repair functioning dams resulting in improved fisheries, aquatic resources .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/16/2017 6:18:00 AM
  • Proos co-sponsors measure to protect hunting and fishing rights
  • LANSING — Sen. John Proos has co-sponsored a proposed amendment to Michigan’s constitution to ensure the right to hunt, fish and trap in the state. “Hunting and fishing have long been Michigan traditions, and I will continue to protect the ...
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  • 3/15/2017 10:18:00 PM
  • Amendment would protect hunting and fishing
  • Hunting, fishing and trapping have long been Michigan traditions. With an abundance of game animals and birds, Michigan attracts the third-most number of hunters in the nation. Michigan also contains more than 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline ...
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  • 3/15/2017 1:55:00 PM
  • Proos Backs Plan To Protect Hunting, Fishing In MI Constitution
  • A Michigan Senate resolution seeking to establish the right to hunt and fish in the state constitution has the backing of Senator John Proos. He tells WSJM News hunting and fishing are traditions that deserve legal protection. “The purpose of the ...
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  • 3/15/2017 2:10:00 AM
  • Michigan: DNR Seeks Comment on Inland Trout Management
  • The public is welcome to comment on the DNR's draft Inland Trout Management Plan, designed to protect species like Michigan's state fish, the brook trout. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released its draft inland trout management plan and
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/14/2017 5:41:00 AM
  • Disheartening fish story
  • Regarding the March 6 article about Asian carp, which reported that Michigan is in need of a solution to rid its waters of this menace: In the early 90s, three friends and I discovered the joy of fishing for and harvesting 30-plus pound king salmon and ...
  • Bucks County Courier Times
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  • 3/14/2017 4:19:00 AM
  • Great Lakes: Local Economy and Fish Benefit from Restoration Projects
  • Two recent projects demonstrate the benefits of restoration for the environment and the local community. For decades, Michigan’s Muskegon Lake was a dumping ground for foundries and paper mills. We have helped fund several projects that improve fish ...
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  • 3/13/2017 10:38:00 PM
  • Final Reminder Spring Valley Closes TONIGHT Monday March 13
  • Along with great payouts at each MWC event, teams fishing three or more tournaments in 2017 will battle for coveted berths in the 2018 Cabela's MWC World Walleye Championship, set for October 2018 on Lake Michigan's Bays de Noc out of Escanaba, Michigan.
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  • 3/13/2017 5:01:00 PM
  • Photo dump: Midwest Fly Fishing Expo 2017
  • I just got back last night from another terrific show at the Midwest Fly Fishing Expo in Warren, Michigan, which is on the outskirts of Detroit. I go every year, but this year was probably the best show I’ve had. I had a lot of FrankenFly readers coming ..
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  • 3/13/2017 4:13:00 PM
  • Hunting, fishing, and outdoor living at the Ultimate Sport Show
  • The DeVos Place will also have constant fishing and hunting seminars on every fish and hunting game presented by the top guides and tournament anglers in Michigan. Not only will there be informational seminars and amazing sales, but there will be give ...
  • fox17online.com
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  • 3/13/2017 3:53:00 PM
  • Be sure to practice boat ramp etiquette when headed out fishing
  • (Photo by Tom Pink) When I read Walker Smith’s story, the “Eight Unwritten Rules of Boat Ramp Etiquette” on wired2fish.com recently, I thought it seemed a bit early to be talking about launching boats, at least in Michigan. Then I remembered that ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 3/13/2017 2:01:00 PM
  • Gwizdz: Unusual winter weather leads to fishing adjustments
  • “Well, what do you know,” said Horn, my oftentimes fishing partner for various species, mostly in southwest Michigan. “Power fishing in Michigan in February. Can you believe it?” Well, this has been a most unbelievable winter, hasn’t it? Many of ...
  • usatodayhss.com
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  • 3/11/2017 11:09:00 PM
  • Fish tacos spice up Lenten Fridays
  • The fish is prepared in many ways: battered and fried, sautéed, grilled or baked. Related: Catholics in Michigan launch 'Live Your Best Lent' on social media Baja-style Fish Tacos Here's a recipe to celebrate World Vegetarian Day The fish in this recipe ..
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 3/10/2017 5:54:00 PM
  • Friday Fresh Fish at LaFonds Fish Market in Kewaunee
  • KEWAUNEE (WLUK) -- The fishing lines are continuously cast off the boats in Lake Michigan belonging to LaFonds Fish Market in Kewaunee. With the Lenten season upon us, this time of year can be an especially busy season. Justin Steinbrinck went to the ...
  • Fox11
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  • 3/10/2017 1:45:00 PM
  • Coho Fishing Heating Up on Lake Michigan
  • As Michigan inches toward spring, anglers may want to plan an outing to target coho salmon in Lake Michigan. This lake's coho season is open all year but activity really starts to pick up this month. Coho salmon have a pretty consistent migration pattern .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/10/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Dead fish result from winterkill
  • The dead fish are more than likely the result of winterkill, according to information from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources — not victims of contamination or poisoning. Todd Wills, area research manager at the DNR's Lake St. Clair Fisheries ...
  • The Times Herald
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  • 3/10/2017 1:02:00 AM
  • DNR Says Finding Dead Fish in Spring Common as Lakes Thaw
  • The DNR is wanting to remind everyone that after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes this spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. Winter conditions often can cause fish and other creatures such as turtles ...
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  • 3/10/2017 12:29:00 AM
  • Fish kills common during spring thaw
  • The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes this early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. Winter conditions often can cause fish and other ...
  • The Post
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  • 3/9/2017 8:18:00 PM
  • Fishing for coho salmon heating up on Lake Michigan
  • Like Local 3 News on Facebook: As Michigan inches toward spring, anglers may want to plan an outing to target coho salmon in Lake Michigan. This lake’s coho season is open all year but activity really starts to pick up this month. Coho salmon have a ...
  • upmatters.com
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  • 3/9/2017 6:10:00 PM
  • History & Culture Center reels in new fishing exhibit
  • In fact, Wisconsin – along with neighboring Minnesota and Michigan – has always been a hotbed for the fishing products industry. The display also includes a wide range of poles and rods, from short jigging poles to casting rods. The evolution of ...
  • merrillfotonews.com
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  • 3/9/2017 5:39:00 PM
  • Bob Gwizdz: After warm winter, no need to finesse fish
  • “Well, what do you know,” said Horn, my oftentimes fishing partner for various species, mostly in southwest Michigan. “Power fishing in Michigan in February. Can you believe it?” Well, this has been a most unbelievable winter, hasn’t it? Many of ...
  • Traverse City Record-Eagle
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  • 3/9/2017 3:53:00 PM
  • Registering Michigan Watercraft Now a Breeze
  • Don't be a fish out of water this season! Make sure your boat registration is up to date. All watercraft, unless exempt, must be registered with the Michigan Secretary of State. Registrations expire March 31 in the third year of issuance.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2017 7:54:00 AM
  • Fish kills on area waterways may be common during spring thaw
  • The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes this early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. Winter conditions often can cause fish and other ...
  • Ludington Daily News
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  • 3/8/2017 9:07:00 PM
  • Outdoors with Jim Kirby: From fishing to mushroom picking -- read it here
  • March 18: Spring trout fly fishing opens (catch and release only). The south end of Lake Michigan is shallow and warms up early, generally bringing in a run of spring Coho salmon. We had a break in the weather last week with southwest winds and waves one .
  • theregionalnews.com
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  • 3/8/2017 9:03:00 PM
  • As snow and ice melt, dead fish will be seen on many lakes
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) As snow and ice cover recede from Michigan lakes, officials say people should be prepared to see dead fish or other aquatic creatures in the water. The Department of Natural Resources says winter conditions often cause die-offs of fish
  • WNDU
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  • 3/8/2017 8:41:00 PM
  • Live cam: Nesting eagle pair returns to Platte River State Fish Hatchery
  • (WPBN/WGTU)-- A nesting pair of eagles has returned to the Platte River State Fish Hatchery nest. A partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Carbon Media Group gives viewers the rare chance to watch a nesting eagle pair at the .
  • Up North Live
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  • 3/8/2017 6:45:00 PM
  • As snow and ice melt, dead fish will be seen on many lakes
  • As snow and ice cover recede from Michigan lakes, officials say people should be prepared to see dead fish or other aquatic creatures in the water. The Department of Natural Resources says winter conditions often cause die-offs of fish, turtles ...
  • WNEM
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  • 3/8/2017 2:21:00 PM
  • As ice melts, dead fish will start piling up on Michigan lakes
  • Ice builds up along Lake Michigan. (Photo: Scott Olson, Getty Images) LANSING — As snow and ice cover recede from Michigan lakes, officials say people should be prepared to see dead fish or other aquatic creatures in the water. The Department of Natural ..
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 3/8/2017 1:54:00 PM
  • As snow and ice melt, dead fish will be seen on many lakes
  • LANSING, MICH. - As snow and ice cover recede from Michigan lakes, officials say people should be prepared to see dead fish or other aquatic creatures in the water. The Department of Natural Resources says winter conditions often cause die-offs of fish ...
  • WZZM 13
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  • 3/8/2017 12:35:00 PM
  • As snow and ice melt, dead fish will be seen on many lakes
  • (AP) — As snow and ice cover recede from Michigan lakes, officials say people should be prepared to see dead fish or other aquatic creatures in the water. The Department of Natural Resources says winter conditions often cause die-offs of fish, turtles ...
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  • 3/8/2017 7:55:00 AM
  • Michigan: DNR Reports Increasing Number of Master Anglers
  • Female holding a channel catfishThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced the 2016 results from its Master Angler program. This program, in place since 1973, recognizes large fish caught by recreational anglers. This past year, 1,807 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Michigan: DNR Says Fish Kills Likely During Thaw
  • The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan's lakes this early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. Winter conditions often can cause fish and other ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • Yar, coho a’comin’ in: Chicago fishing in Midwest Fishing Report
  • Bill Forrest messaged with the photo above about a weekend outing, which showed coho are in on southern Lake Michigan: WAUKEGAN: Lori Ralph at the Salmon Stop texted that browns were picking up in terms of catching by powerlines or those bait fishing with
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 3/7/2017 8:50:00 PM
  • In Michigan, fish kills not uncommon this time of year
  • According to the Department of Natural Resources, after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes this early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. Winter conditions often can cause fish and other creatures ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 3/7/2017 7:36:00 PM
  • DNR: Finding dead fish may be common during spring thaw
  • MICHIGAN (WPBN/WGTU)-- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like to remind everyone that after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan's lakes this spring, it may be common to find dead fish or other aquatic creatures. The DNR says winter ..
  • Up North Live
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  • 3/7/2017 7:00:00 PM
  • Camp Fish Tales to host first 'Fish Races'
  • “The camp relies on the generosity of our community,” continued Ieuter. “We really appreciate Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Michigan for donating the materials and constructing our racing fish. We still have fish available to ...
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 3/7/2017 5:06:00 PM
  • Public tasked with solving Asian carp problem
  • FACED with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan’s global search challenge comes after the US .
  • NT News
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  • 3/7/2017 12:37:00 AM
  • Spring thaw may result in dead fish
  • Like Local 3 News on Facebook: MICHIGAN-- The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that after the ice and snow cover melts on Michigan's lakes this early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. Winter ...
  • upmatters.com
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  • 3/6/2017 9:31:00 PM
  • Fishing for a solution to Asian carp
  • LANSING, Mich. — Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whomever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan’s global search ...
  • Medina County Gazette
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  • 3/6/2017 12:25:00 PM
  • Fishing for a solution to Asian carp
  • LANSING, Mich. — Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whomever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan’s global search ...
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  • 3/6/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • Outdoors calendar
  • Fish walleyes in Voyageurs National Park; 6. Hike the Superior Hiking Trail; 7. Fish king salmon on Lake Michigan; 8. Mountain-bike the Duluth Traverse; 9. Watch hawks over Hawk Ridge; 10. Backpack Isle Royale National Park.
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 3/5/2017 1:04:00 PM
  • Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Faced with the threat that Asian carp could enter the Great Lakes, Michigan is turning to the public for new ideas and plans to offer a prize to whoever comes up with a way to stop the voracious fish. Michigan's global search ...
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  • 3/5/2017 12:08:00 PM
  • Bulls and Pond Reds in the Brutal Winds
  • Day two with Brent Wilson from Michigan. Nancy decided to sleep in and let Brent fish by himself. We started the first few hours in the morning fishing for bulls. Brent wore his arms out reeling them in as the bite was pretty steady. Once the tide came up
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  • 3/5/2017 11:48:00 AM
  • Brutal Winds make it Tough
  • Day one with Brent and Nancy Wilson from Michigan found 30 mph winds and not enough water to get into the ponds, but we made the best of it! We started the morning soaking shrimp catching a mess of bay snapper. We moved all around fishing points looking ..
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 3/5/2017 11:24:00 AM
  • Local Steelheaders' events could help foster fishing fever|
  • Fishing fever is beginning to warm up in the Midland area, with proof offered by the Midland-based Great Lakes Bay Region Chapter of the Michigan Steelhead and Salmon Fisherman’s Association, “the Steelheaders.” The local group will host a speaker on ...
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 3/4/2017 5:04:00 AM
  • What's Cooking: Rockford restaurant frying up fish for Lent
  • ROCKFORD, MICH. - Every Friday night during Lent, churches, organizations and restaurants across West Michigan hold their weekly fish fry. Grill One Eleven in Rockford is a part of that list. Executive Chef, Chad Idema joined WZZM 13 with a look at their .
  • WZZM 13
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  • 3/4/2017 12:48:00 AM
  • Anglers — two niche fishing seasons open this month
  • On Wednesday the hand netting season opened and on March 20 the dip netting season is set to begin in the state of Michigan. Christian Lesage, fisheries biologist for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, said the department is looking to promote a
  • Alpena News
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  • 3/3/2017 11:45:00 PM
  • Open-water fishing heats up in Michigan rivers with walleye, steelhead
  • Walleye and steelhead appear to be providing some of the best fishing in Michigan as open-water fishing heats up. With ice fishing all but done in most of Michigan, except for some Upper Peninsula locations, fishermen launched boats or casted from shores .
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  • 3/3/2017 3:44:00 PM
  • NFL Combine 2017: What to Watch for on Friday
  • There's something of a precedent there. The tackle class in 2013 was a less-than-stellar group headlined by Luke Joeckel—until Eastern Michigan's Jake Fisher began climbing boards during draft season. When draft day came it was Fisher who was taken No. 1 .
  • Bleacher Report
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  • 3/3/2017 12:54:00 PM
  • 2017 Lenten Fish Fry dinners in West Michigan
  • It's finally that time of year again -- Friday Fish Fry time! Here's is a running list of the locations throughout West Michigan putting on Lenten Fish Fry dinners for 2017. Check back to this list for new locations added throughout Lent. If you want to ..
  • WZZM 13
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  • 3/3/2017 12:09:00 PM
  • Fish fry locations around West Michigan 2017
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Photo: FotoGuy 49057/Flickr GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) — It is ...
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  • 3/3/2017 10:00:00 AM
  • New Rules for Lake Michigan Lake Trout
  • MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved expanded harvest opportunities for Lake Michigan lake trout using the emergency rule process. Brad Eggold, Great Lakes district fisheries supervisor for the Wisconsin Department of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/3/2017 7:25:00 AM
  • Retired couple creates full-time work carving fish decoys
  • They have regular customers across the Dakotas and ship plenty of decoys to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, as well as along the East Coast and as far away as England, China and Australia. “We make 400 different species and subspecies of fish decoys ...
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  • 3/2/2017 4:53:00 PM
  • Lenten Fish Fry Guide 2017 For Metro Detroit: Get Your Event Listed
  • We’ve listed several fish fry events at Catholic churches throughout southeast Michigan. If you know of one that isn’t on the list, we’ve included a form below to submit your fish fry and we will update this list throughout Lent. You don’t have to ...
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  • 3/2/2017 3:51:00 PM
  • National ice fishing tournament changes venue to Bitter Lake
  • The seminar will feature Team USA fisherman Chad Schaub of Michigan, who is a bronze-medalist winning angler from the 2013 World Ice Fishing Championships. At 7 p.m., NAIFC/Lucky John Lure Pro-staff as well as NAIFC/Aqua Vu Underwater Camera Pro-staff will
  • Public Opinion
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  • 3/2/2017 2:54:00 PM
  • Great Lakes prey fish populations declining
  • Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University Extension recently held an educational session at the Michigan Fish Producers Association Annual Conference. At the conference there was a presentation on this topic by Chuck Madenjian of the U.S. Geological
  • Michigan State University
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  • 3/1/2017 1:32:00 PM
  • Outdoors: WNY fishing has Bylsma feeling right at home
  • “I’ve got a place in Ludington and I’ve spent a lot of time fishing the Betsie River in northern Michigan.” His baptism into the local fishing scene was through Capt. Jim Hanley of Angola, former television show host of Northeast Outdoors. Hanley ...
  • Buffalo News
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  • 3/1/2017 12:41:00 PM
  • Yo-yoing Chicago fishing, Braidwood opens: Midwest Fishing Report
  • the Lake Michigan tributaries are starting to run and in turn, a few Rainbow Trout have been spotted throughout the county. And as the weather continues to warm up, more and more fish will pour into the rivers and streams. Small spinners, yarn flies ...
  • Chicago Sun Times
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  • 2/28/2017 8:56:00 PM
  • Grants to Support Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative
  • Arctic Grayling fish swimmingThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and Michigan Technological University have received a Consumers Energy Foundation grant of $117,175 to support efforts to bring back the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/28/2017 7:51:00 AM
  • Best Ice Fishing In The World
  • You will soon understand why many anglers believe that it offers the best ice fishing in the world. • Lake Gogebic -- Michigan. This spot in Michigan's Upper Peninsula is known for being one of the top lakes for jumbo yellow perch. Not sure where to fish .
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  • 2/28/2017 12:43:00 AM
  • Chicagoans Tired of the City in Winter Go Fishing on Lake Michigan this Year
  • Winter in the city of Chicago isn’t usually a time for fishing on Lake Michigan. This year, however, it is. With the warmer weather, more Chicagoans are getting away from the city and fishing Lake Michigan. Some, like Tim Frey, are taking a boat onto the .
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 2/28/2017 12:25:00 AM
  • Michigan experiences shortest ice-fishing season
  • JEDDO, Mich. — It's the Friday night before winter sturgeon season starts on Black Lake, and Brian Bailey stands inside the door of a party tent, selling $5 admission buttons while wearing a crown and fake velvet cape with the image of a sturgeon on the ..
  • WRAL
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  • 2/27/2017 11:27:00 AM
  • 2017 Lenten Fish Frys in West Michigan
  • It's finally that time of year again -- Friday Fish Fry time! Here's is a running list of the locations throughout West Michigan putting on Fish Frys. Check back to this list for new locations added throughout Lent. If you want to add your church or ...
  • WZZM 13
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  • 2/27/2017 1:01:00 AM
  • Michigan experiences shortest ice-fishing season
  • JEDDO, Mich. (AP) - It’s the Friday night before winter sturgeon season starts on Black Lake, and Brian Bailey stands inside the door of a party tent, selling $5 admission buttons while wearing a crown and fake velvet cape with the image of a sturgeon on .
  • Washington Times
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  • 2/26/2017 6:21:00 AM
  • Fluctuations in forage fish population are common, a study reveals
  • By using a long time series of fish scales deposited in low-oxygen offshore sedimentary environments off southern California, the study authors (from NOAA Fisheries and the University of Michigan) described such collapses as “an intrinsic property of ...
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  • 2/24/2017 1:00:00 PM
  • Ice Fishing Derby in Elliot Lake
  • Anglers from as far as Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie, Cambridge, St. Catharines, Barrie, Peterborough, Marathon, Manitoulin Island, Ottawa, as well as Michigan, came to Elliot Lake to participate in the annual Ice Fishing Derby. On the ice Close to 250 fish ..
  • Elliot Lake Standard
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  • 2/23/2017 11:51:00 AM
  • Kevin VanDam's Competitive Secret
  • Given massive advancements in modern bass fishing, it's necessary for the versatile VanDam to own and utilize tremendous amounts of tackle, whether on the road or at home in his Michigan test facility. Cataloging his significant gear and keeping it ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2017 8:16:00 AM
  • Concern about ice fishing conditions after warm weather
  • OTSEGO COUNTY, MI (WPBN/WGTU) -- With temperatures reaching the 60's across northern Michigan on Wednesday, there is some concern about the ice conditions and what it means for people trying to ice fish or even snowmobile. There were some ice fishermen on
  • Up North Live
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  • 2/23/2017 1:48:00 AM
  • Angler Feedback Shapes Brown Trout Stocking on Lake Michigan
  • Brown trout remain a critical part of the Lake Michigan fishery and provide extended nearshore and stream angling opportunities during the fall and winter months. For 2017, the department plans to stock 316,000 seeforellen brown trout yearlings and 40,000
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/22/2017 8:27:00 AM
  • Five Fish Limit Proposed for Lake Michigan Lake Trout
  • Responding to angler input, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is proposing expanded harvest opportunities for Lake Michigan lake trout using the emergency rule process. Todd Kalish, DNR deputy fisheries bureau director, said the proposed ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/22/2017 8:27:00 AM
  • Fishing the Des Plaines River
  • On occasion when we have a real mild day the perchers will hit Lake Michigan. I was out in December, a week before Christmas and caught quite a few keeper perch. So let’s say that you would consider some boat fishing during these cold months.
  • ChicagoNow
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  • 2/21/2017 5:06:00 PM
  • 'Tie One On' mixes fish talk with fly crafting
  • Following Greenberg’s presentation was a fly tying demonstration by Alex Cerveniak, owner of Northern Michigan Fly Fishing guide service and president of the local Headwaters Chapter of Trout Unlimited. He taught the group how to tie a rubber-legged ...
  • Petoskey News
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  • 2/21/2017 4:42:00 PM
  • John's Big Ol' Fish: Saturday Edition
  • GRAYSON EASTMAN'S FISHING CAREER STARTED WHILE FISHING WITH HIS PAPA. KALE HANSEN OF MONTICELLO WAS FISHING LAKE MICHIGAN WITH GRANDPA KENNY WHEN THE HUGE KING SALMON HIT. JENNA ROSS IS ALL SMILES WITH HER CATCH OF THE DAY. HUDSON LENTZKOW TEAMED UP WITH .
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  • 2/20/2017 8:00:00 PM
  • Fish Church is back in session inside Port Huron business
  • Related: Bill would prohibit fish farming in Great Lakes That was quick: Michigan's sturgeon season lasts about an hour That's a big fish! State record set for smallmouth bass "It's getting bigger," Anderson said. "I have guys here from Flint to Harbor ...
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 2/20/2017 1:55:00 PM
  • Anglers Enjoy Free Fishing Weekend On Houghton Lake
  • It’s a weekend that takes place every February where anyone can fish without a license on Michigan lakes and rivers. Houghton Lake was filled with people out on the ice enjoying the free fishing weekend. Fisherman say the lake has been crowded all weekend.
  • 9&10 News
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  • 2/20/2017 7:12:00 AM
  • Father-son fishing duo take advantage of warm temps, Free Fishing Weekend
  • For a father-son team like Keith and Kendall Horning, you couldn't ask for better weather on a February day in Michigan. With the snow out of the way, Kendall put down his Xbox controller and picked up the fishing gear he got for Christmas, joining the ...
  • nbc25news.com
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  • 2/19/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • Free fishing weekend events throughout northern Michigan
  • (WPBN/WGTU)-- Free fishing weekend is underway. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites everyone in Michigan to fish for free Saturday and Sunday. A license is not required to fish for these two days, but all other fishing regulations still ap
  • Up North Live
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  • 2/18/2017 5:35:00 PM
  • DNR officials set dates for ice fishing shanty removal
  • ALPENA — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced dates for when ice fishing shanties must be removed from lakes and other frozen bodies of water. According to Cpl. Dave Painter, shanties must be removed from the ice in northern Michigan ...
  • Alpena News
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  • 2/18/2017 6:23:00 AM
  • Fishers get chance to catch free fish over weekend in Michigan
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) This undated photo provided by ReelSonar shows someone demonstrating .
  • WLNS
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  • 2/18/2017 5:33:00 AM
  • Anglers Can Ice Fish for Free in Manitoba This Weekend
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says young people do not have access to fishing opportunities like past generation did due to busy schedules and the lack of leisure time. Really warm: highs may breach 60 in the southeast corner of the state ..
  • Prensario TI Retail & Dealers
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  • 2/18/2017 2:10:00 AM
  • Anglers can fish without a Michigan license this weekend
  • Want to go fishing but don't have a license? No problem — but just for a couple of days. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its Winter Free Fishing Weekend for Saturday and Sunday. No license is required, although other fishing ...
  • WSBT 22
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  • 2/17/2017 8:55:00 PM
  • Extremely short ice-fishing season may end in parts of Michigan
  • For some locations in Michigan, especially the southern portion, the ice-fishing season never really got going because of the lack of safe-ice conditions. For some, especially for those in southern Michigan, the ice-fishing season may very well be over.
  • MLive
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  • 2/17/2017 4:24:00 PM
  • It's a free fishing weekend in Michigan
  • UNDATED (WKZO AM/FM) -- This is a ‘free-fishing’ weekend in Michigan. It was originally intended by the DNR to get folks to out to try some ice fishing but that is not happening. With highs in the 50’s predicted for this weekend, anglers will have to ...
  • Win 98.5
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  • 2/17/2017 4:06:00 PM
  • Anglers can fish without a Michigan license this weekend
  • Want to go fishing but don’t have a license? No problem — but just for a couple of days. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its Winter Free Fishing Weekend for Saturday and Sunday. No license is required, although other fishing ...
  • The Morning Sun
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  • 2/17/2017 2:46:00 PM
  • It's a free fishing weekend in Michigan
  • UNDATED (WKZO AM/FM) -- This is a ‘free-fishing’ weekend in Michigan. It was originally intended by the DNR to get folks to out to try some ice fishing but that is not happening. With highs in the 50’s predicted for this weekend, anglers will have to ...
  • WHTC
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  • 2/17/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • Fish for Free in Michigan this weekend
  • LANSING, MI (WHTC) - Mother Nature must have been alerted to the free fishing weekend in Michigan because the weather will be perfect to be out on the water. This weekend will be sunny with temps in the low 50's and February 18 and 19, all fishing license
  • Win 98.5
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  • 2/17/2017 1:39:00 PM
  • Fish for Free in Michigan this weekend
  • LANSING, MI (WHTC) - Mother Nature must have been alerted to the free fishing weekend in Michigan because the weather will be perfect to be out on the water. This weekend will be sunny with temps in the low 50's and February 18 and 19, all fishing license
  • WTVB
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  • 2/17/2017 12:44:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend in Michigan
  • LANSING, MI (WLMI) -- This is a ‘free-fishing’ weekend in Michigan. It was originally intended by the DNR to get folks to out to try some ice fishing, but with the highs in the 50’s this weekend anglers are being told to stay off ice on inland lakes ...
  • 929wlmi.com
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  • 2/17/2017 11:12:00 AM
  • Coast Guard issues ice warning for free fishing weekend
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering a free ice fishing weekend Saturday and Sunday, but the United States Coast Guard is warning fishermen to be careful with unseasonably warm weather predicted to overtake the Great Lakes region ...
  • The Morning Sun
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  • 2/17/2017 10:00:00 AM
  • Anglers can fish without a Michigan license this weekend
  • Want to go fishing but don’t have a license? No problem — but just for a couple of days. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its Winter Free Fishing Weekend for Saturday and Sunday. No license is required, although other fishing ...
  • The Oakland Press
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  • 2/17/2017 9:34:00 AM
  • Eckert: Taking a dip isn’t biggest ice fishing risk
  • There is a positive side to a winter without negative temperatures, even for anglers. For instance, this will probably be Michigan’s safest winter free fishing weekend ever. During free fishing weekends — Michigan has one in February and another in ...
  • The Times Herald
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  • 2/17/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Thinking smart for aviation and for wildlife
  • This work reduced the hazard exposure of our employees, improved the quality and quantity of important conservation data and decreased disturbance to island nesting birds in Lake Michigan. From feeding critical information into the U.S. Fish and Wildlife .
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  • 2/17/2017 12:07:00 AM
  • Michigan Anglers Invited To Participate In Free Fishing Weekend
  • Anglers of all skill levels are invited to partake in free fishing this weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, Free Fishing Weekend will be held across the state. The two day event gives locals the opportunity to get out and try their hand at fishing for the ...
  • 9&10 News
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  • 2/16/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • Winter Free Fishing Weekend is This Weekend
  • Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy one of Michigan’s premiere outdoor activities, Michigan Fishing, for free. The 2017 Free Fishing Weekends are scheduled for this winter: February 18 & 19 and this summer: June 10 & 11. All fishing ...
  • minews26.com
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  • 2/16/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend this Saturday and Sunday
  • Everyone in Michigan is invited to fish for free Saturday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. 19, for the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish for those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply. These two days make up .
  • The Post
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  • 2/16/2017 10:15:00 PM
  • Anglers Can Fish Without a Michigan License this Weekend
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Want to go fishing but don’t have a license? No problem, but just for a couple of days. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its Winter Free Fishing Weekend for Saturday and Sunday. No license is required ...
  • FOX 21 News
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  • 2/16/2017 7:48:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend in Michigan, no license required
  • (WXYZ) - You can soon fish for free in Michigan, but only for a couple of days. The Department of Natural Resources has designated Saturday and Sunday a free fishing weekend. You won't need a license those days, but you will have to follow other fishing ..
  • WXYZ
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  • 2/16/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • Anglers can fish without a Michigan license this weekend
  • LANSING, Mich. - Want to go fishing but don't have a license? No problem — but just for a couple of days. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has scheduled its Winter Free Fishing Weekend for Saturday and Sunday. No license is required, although .
  • Click On Detroit
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  • 2/16/2017 6:23:00 PM
  • MTM On The Road: 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend
  • Two days, twice a year, the license fees are completely waived in encouragement for younger generations to try the Michigan tradition, and without anything to lose. Check out the Michigan DNR website for Free Fishing Weekend tournaments and events all ...
  • 9&10 News
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  • 2/16/2017 5:09:00 PM
  • National ice fishing qualifier coming to town
  • Fisherman Chad Schaub of Michigan is scheduled to visit Watertown as part of the North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC) Qualifying Tournament March 3-5 at Lake Poinsett. Watertown has been chosen as the host city for the 2017 final national ice fishing
  • Public Opinion
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  • 2/16/2017 4:13:00 PM

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