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  • Study: Warm waters increase lake trout hooking mortality
  • Results of the study, led by a researcher at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in Marquette, Mich., will soon be published in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management. Research from the 1980s indicated that only about 15 percent of ...
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 6/25/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • Fishing guides see decline in business after chumming regulations
  • It’s a time of year when clients matter. West Michigan Guide Girl’s Alyssa Ostrander describes a similar downturn. Chad Betts, of Betts Guide Service and Outfitters, has documented losses of $13,600. Angler e-mails reflect that the lack of fishing ...
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 6/24/2017 10:57:00 PM
  • Champlain Top 5 Patterns – Day 2
  • Then, with better weather in the afternoon, the Michigan pro culled twice with smallies caught off beds. Nelson says the largemouth bit a lot better today, and though he caught a few prespawn fish in practice, he’s targeting spawning and postspawn fish now
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  • 6/24/2017 12:53:00 AM
  • Blade Fishing Report: 6/23
  • Irish Hills: There are plenty of bluegills, along with redear and pumpkinseed sunfish, to be caught in the fish-rich lakes in southeast Michigan, but you must search before you conquer. Anglers willing to see the sun rise and invest some time in moving ...
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  • 6/23/2017 4:51:00 AM
  • No Wins Yet, But No Bombs For KVD
  • "You always feel good about those when you look back at them." Seeks Strong Finish VanDam, a lifelong Michigan resident, goes in to the final three regular season events – all at clear-water Northern fisheries that are home to his beloved smallmouth bass .
  • BassFan
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  • 6/23/2017 4:29:00 AM
  • Sarley: Fishing TV shows rigged? It depends what you mean
  • Spring rains can change water conditions in a matter of hours. Go to www.foxwaterway.state.il.us or call 847-587-8540. Lake Michigan: The Lake Michigan fishing report is provided by Caleb Weiner of Migrator Charters – 815-338-8093: “The coho salmon ...
  • Northwest Herald
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  • 6/22/2017 10:25:00 PM
  • Flags to welcome vets at Fish On For Freedom
  • Thirty boats — the pride of the Ludington charter boat fishing fleet, and a few from other harbors — will weigh anchor about 5:30 a.m. at Harbor View Marina, and, following a prayer of camaraderie near the pierhead, motor onto Lake Michigan in search ...
  • Ludington Daily News
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  • 6/22/2017 5:53:00 PM
  • The Season Opens on Champlain
  • Any time you get an opportunity to come fish Lake Champlain for a week you take it.” From Michigan, Ron Nelson knows his way around some smallmouths, but he’s had a bit of a rough practice. “It’s different than I expected. I expected to find some ...
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  • 6/22/2017 12:40:00 PM
  • Get ready for the 60th annual Carp Carnival's food, fun and fishing
  • MICHIGAN CENTER, MI - One tagged carp worth a $1,000 prize is swimming in Center Lake. The prize goes to the fisherman who spears or bows the fish at the 60th annual Carp Carnival, hosted by the Michigan Center Lions and Lioness Club in Leoni Township Park
  • MLive
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  • 6/21/2017 8:36:00 PM
  • Michigan’s Bass Fishing Mecca
  • The golf community knows Gaylord, Michigan as Michigan’s Golf Mecca. With over 30 courses within a 30-mile radius of the Gaylord city limits, it is truly a hub for the sport. However, Gaylord is also a hub for another, lesser known hot spot in Michigan ...
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  • 6/21/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • World-Class Browns and Lakers
  • Eric Hataaja has put himself and former Fishing Club director Steve Pennaz on some monster trout on Lake Michigan in the Milwaukee harbor, and shows Steve just how easy it is to catch these big ol' fish. Shortly after the gobies invaded the lake they ...
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  • 6/20/2017 4:00:00 PM
  • Be aware of rule changes for lake trout and splake fishing
  • As lake trout continue to claim a bigger share of sport fishing interest on lakes Michigan and Huron, regulations on that fishing have been relaxed. New rules govern lake trout and splake fishing on those lakes and “drowned river mouths” following ...
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 6/20/2017 5:01:00 AM
  • A father has a lot to do with passing on the fishing gene
  • When he worked a fly rod in tight quarters on a Michigan trout stream, he took on an air of Baryshnikov although his physical makeup was much closer to that of Burl Ives. He taught those sons the true worth of fish as a food source, one that should never .
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  • 6/18/2017 4:55:00 AM
  • Kids' Free Fishing Day At NMC's Great Lakes Campus Today
  • More than 500 young anglers are expected to attend the eleventh annual Kids’ Free Fishing Day today (Saturday) at Northwestern Michigan College's Great Lakes Campus. Children accompanied by an adult are invited to join in the free fishing fun from 9am to .
  • traverseticker.com
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  • 6/17/2017 4:26:00 AM
  • Fourth-graders and Fish Tales
  • "Let's talk fish!" a Department of Natural Resources official told a group of Southeast Elementary School students, as they learned about the process of hatching and raising fish to stock Michigan's lakes, streams and rivers. They spent the day at the Wolf
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  • 6/16/2017 1:13:00 PM
  • Michigan fish hatcheries help balance the ecosystem
  • Sometimes Mother Nature needs a helping hand. That’s been especially true in Michigan when it comes to replenishing lost fish populations and establishing new ones in the Great Lakes and inland waters. By the late 19th century, fish had begun ...
  • The Rapidian
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  • 6/15/2017 7:33:00 PM
  • Bob Gwizdz: Pulling a shift at the fish factory
  • PRUDENVILLE — It’s pretty easy to see why Houghton Lake is one of Michigan’s most popular fisheries. “It’s a definite fish factory,” said veteran walleye pro Mark Martin. “There are multitudes of fish and multitudes of ways you can catch them.”
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  • 6/15/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • 4 Reasons To Go Kayak Fishing This Summer
  • Kayak rigged and ready to launch for a day of fishing. Photo courtesy of Lake Michigan Angler Kayaks are not just limited to small water; a lot of people are hitting bigger waterways like Lake St. Clair, Detroit River, and even the Great Lakes.
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  • 6/12/2017 4:24:00 PM
  • Changes to Lake Trout Regs in Lake Huron, Michigan
  • At its meeting Thursday in Houghton, the Michigan Natural Resources Commission approved fishing regulation changes regarding lake trout and splake in lakes Michigan and Huron and Type F drowned river mouth lakes. These regulations went into effect June 9.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/12/2017 5:45:00 AM
  • Marysville’s inaugural fishing clinic attracts nearly 100 kids
  • Ben Lasher, the local conservation officer for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, delivered a 45-minute clinic on proper fishing to the prospective anglers, covering everything from size and catch limits, legal fishing seasons, good ...
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  • 6/12/2017 2:00:00 AM
  • Trolling tradition: Lake Superior angler would rather have salmon
  • "One thing about this new regulation," Massoglia said. "It gave me a private fishing area. Everyone goes to Michigan." Massoglia and his son, Tate, 20, of Saxon, Wis., were headed out of Saxon Harbor near the Wisconsin-Michigan border to see if they could
  • Duluth News Tribune
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  • 6/11/2017 4:18:00 AM
  • Anglers welcome warm weather during Free Fishing Weekend
  • This weather is perfect timing for those who love to fish in mid-Michigan, and what better way to do it than for free? NBC25/FOX66 caught up with one family at Mott Lake that caught a big catfish. It was almost bigger than the kid that caught it!
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  • 6/11/2017 3:58:00 AM
  • 2017 Semi-Annual Free Fishing Weekend
  • The DNR’s semi-annual Free Fishing Weekend allowed people to enjoy some of the fine fishing Michigan has to offer. Everyone, residents and non-residents alike, were allowed to fish this weekend without a license. The DNR also waived the regular ...
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  • 6/11/2017 12:20:00 AM
  • List of events for Free Fishing Weekend
  • The Free Fishing Weekend for the summer of 2017 is set for June 10 and 11. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says all fishing license fees will be waived during these two days. Residents and out-of-state visitors may enjoy fishing on both inland
  • Up North Live
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  • 6/10/2017 4:30:00 PM
  • Anglers flock to Flint River for annual fishing tournament
  • Fish the Bricks is a family-friendly event where people leisurely and competitively fish along the Flint River. The event is a part of Michigan's free fishing weekend and is put on by the Flint Downtown Development Authority and the Flint River Watershed .
  • MLive
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  • 6/10/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • Youth, parents can fish for free throughout Michigan this weekend
  • Comments posted to cadillacnews.com are the responsibility of the individuals posting them and the comments are not the views or opinions of the Cadillac News or its employees. If you believe a comment violates the Cadillac News’ terms of use please mark .
  • Cadillac News
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  • 6/10/2017 3:28:00 PM
  • Experience #MiFreeFishingWeekend June 10-11 and enjoy the outdoors
  • SOUTHFIELD, MICH (WXYZ) - Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Summer Free Fishing Weekend, June 10-11. That Saturday and Sunday, everyone - residents and non-residents alike - can fish without a ...
  • WXYZ
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  • 6/10/2017 10:10:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Michigan
  • In addition to the four Great Lakes, fishing in Michigan can mean wetting a line on one of the state’s scenic rivers or boating on one of the state’s glacial lakes. This section will provide you with information such as where to purchase a fishing ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Michigan's free fishing weekend likely to draw lots of Ohioans
  • This weekend it's free to fish in the state of Michigan. Ohio residents... that includes you. Normally, you would have to pay $10 a day for a permit or more than $70 for a season-long permit, but not this weekend. Fishing is free on Saturday and Sunday.
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  • 6/9/2017 10:44:00 PM
  • This Weekend is Free Fishing Weekend
  • The DNR wants you to grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the fine fishing Michigan has to offer this weekend. Everyone, residents and non-residents alike, can fish this weekend without a license during the Free Fishing Weekend. Additionally, during the ..
  • minews26.com
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  • 6/9/2017 9:52:00 PM
  • Gone Fishing – Free Fishing in Michigan this weekend
  • MICHIGAN - It is a free fishing weekend in Michigan, so get out there and give it a try, even if you don't have a license. For more details, visit the DNR website here. And if you catch a bass, enter the Al & Bob's Big Bass Photo Contest on their website .
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  • 6/9/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Experience #MiFreeFishingWeekend June 10-11 and enjoy the outdoors
  • Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Summer Free Fishing Weekend, June 10-11. That Saturday and Sunday, everyone—residents and non-residents alike—can fish without a license, though all other ...
  • The Post
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  • 6/9/2017 6:26:00 PM
  • No Michigan fishing license? No problem this weekend
  • Michigan is holding its annual "free fishing weekend" Saturday and Sunday to promote the many angling opportunities offered by the state's lakes and streams. You'll still need to observe other fishing regulations. The Department of Natural Resources said a
  • Grand Haven Tribune
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  • 6/9/2017 6:13:00 PM
  • Panel to adopt fishing, deer hunting rules
  • HOUGHTON, Mich. — The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is preparing to adopt rules on fishing for several popular species and for deer hunting. The policymaking panel was scheduled to meet at Michigan Technological University’s Memorial Union ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/9/2017 4:12:00 PM
  • It's a Free Fishing and ORV weekend across Michigan
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is feeling generous this weekend. Per annual tradition, two of the state's most popular outdoor activities, including fishing and off-roading, are free June 10-11. A license is not required to fish during the ..
  • MLive
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  • 6/9/2017 3:56:00 PM
  • No Michigan fishing license? No problem, for this weekend
  • 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) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — No fishing license? No problem — for this ...
  • WOOD
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  • 6/9/2017 2:00:00 PM
  • Michigan's free fishing weekend sure to lure anglers
  • LANSING, MICH. - No fishing license? No problem — at least this weekend, anyway. Michigan is holding its annual “free fishing weekend” Saturday and Sunday to promote the many angling opportunities offered by the state’s lakes and streams.
  • WZZM 13
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  • 6/9/2017 12:28:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan begins Saturday
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan is holding its annual "free fishing weekend" Saturday and Sunday to promote the many angling opportunities offered by the state's lakes and streams. You'll still need to observe other fishing regulations. The Department of ..
  • WNDU
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  • 6/9/2017 11:06:00 AM
  • 179 consecutive Friday night fish fries and counting: Barnacle Bud’s
  • This past week I strolled down to the South Shore Terrace in anticipation of eating fish in the sun on the banks of Lake Michigan. As I walked up to order, the lady behind the counter announced, “Just so everyone knows, we are currently out of fish!”
  • milwaukeerecord.com
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  • 6/9/2017 5:29:00 AM
  • Michigan’s last free fishing weekend coming up
  • Anglers in Michigan get a bargain this weekend during the state’s last free fishing weekend of the year. Organized activities will be held across the state, including in Monroe and Lenawee counties, State Sen. Dale Zorn (R., Ida) said in a statement.
  • Toledo Blade
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  • 6/9/2017 4:13:00 AM
  • Truex Finds Parallels In Racing, Fishing
  • He’s confident the trick will help him put some bigger fish in the boat next spring. Speaking of big ones, Truex’s girlfriend is from Michigan and when his schedule allows, he heads to Grand Traverse Bay in June each year to chase trophy-caliber ...
  • BassFan
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  • 6/9/2017 4:12:00 AM
  • Woman claims she found a worm in her McDonald's Filet-O-Fish
  • WATERFORD TWP., Mich. (WXYZ) - A Michigan woman claims she found a worm in her McDonald's Filet-O-Fish. Andrea Calkins of Pontiac, Michigan took a couple of bites into her fish sandwich on Wednesday when she noticed something in the meat. “I took my nail .
  • Denver Channel ABC News
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  • 6/9/2017 1:38:00 AM
  • Rep. Iden encourages residents to enjoy Free Fishing Weekend
  • SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN- State Rep. Brandt Iden encourages residents to kick off the summer by taking advantage of Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend, June 9 and 10. “We have some beautiful natural resources here in Southwest Michigan,” Iden said. “
  • ComVoices Online
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  • 6/9/2017 1:34:00 AM
  • No Michigan fishing license? No problem -- for this weekend
  • No fishing license? No problem -- for this weekend, anyway. Michigan is holding its annual "free fishing weekend" Saturday and Sunday to promote the many angling opportunities offered by the state's lakes and streams. You'll still need to observe other ...
  • WNEM
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  • 6/9/2017 12:55:00 AM
  • No fishing license? No problem — for this weekend
  • Lansing — No fishing license? No problem — for this weekend, anyway. Michigan is holding its annual “free fishing weekend” Saturday and Sunday to promote the many angling opportunities offered by the state’s lakes and streams. You’ll still need ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 6/8/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • Quick Read: Off the hook: No license fees needed to fish this weekend
  • The state of Michigan boosts one of the top freshwater fisheries in the world and is an economic and recreational wonderland for those that live and visit the state year round. With over 3,000 miles of Great Lakes coastline and 11,000 inland lakes and over
  • Petoskey News
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  • 6/8/2017 11:23:00 PM
  • Lake City Celebrates Free Fishing Weekend
  • If you get hooked on fishing this weekend and want to keep on casting. it costs $26 for Michigan residents. Comey's testimony was watched and analyzed across the nation. Those on both sides in Northern Michigan say it could change the face of politics.
  • 9&10 News
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  • 6/8/2017 10:22:00 PM
  • Woman claims she found a worm in her McDonald's Filet-O-Fish
  • WATERFORD TWP., Mich. (WXYZ) - A Michigan woman claims she found a worm in her McDonald's Filet-O-Fish. Andrea Calkins of Pontiac, Michigan took a couple of bites into her fish sandwich on Wednesday when she noticed something in the meat. “I took my nail .
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  • 6/8/2017 9:34:00 PM
  • Bob Gwizdz: White bass fishing therapy
  • There is no species more appropriate for immersion therapy than white bass. The only member of the true bass family in Michigan – largemouths and smallmouths are sunfishes – white bass, aka silver bass, are related to striped bass, which are premier ...
  • Traverse City Record-Eagle
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  • 6/8/2017 7:09:00 PM
  • Natural Resources panel to adopt fishing, deer hunting rules
  • HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is preparing to adopt rules on fishing for several popular species and for deer hunting. The policymaking panel is scheduled to meet Thursday at Michigan Technological University's Memorial .
  • Fox 47 News
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  • 6/8/2017 3:07:00 PM
  • Off the hook: No license fees needed to fish this weekend
  • The state of Michigan boosts one of the top freshwater fisheries in the world and is an economic and recreational wonderland for those that live and visit the state year round. With over 3,000 miles of Great Lakes coastline and 11,000 inland lakes and over
  • Petoskey News
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  • 6/8/2017 11:40:00 AM
  • Michigan: Stream Fish Population Trend Viewer Online
  • This screenshot shows what the Michigan DNR's Stream Fish Population Trend Viewer looks like when first opened. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced the annual update to its web application designed to inform the public on local and
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Family Fishing Events This Weekend Across Michigan
  • During the weekend of June 10-11 (Michigan's annual #MiFreeFishingWeekend), give a kid the outdoors experience of a lifetime. Everyone is invited to fish for free Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, for the 2017 Summer Free Fishing Weekend. A license .
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  • 6/8/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • Natural Resources panel to adopt fishing, deer hunting rules
  • (Courtesy Thurston De Vos, file) HOUGHTON, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is preparing to adopt rules on fishing for several popular species and for deer hunting. The policymaking panel is scheduled to meet Thursday at Michigan ...
  • WOOD
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  • 6/8/2017 2:39:00 AM
  • Michigan’s Other Great Lakes Family Fishing Fest’ Saturday
  • In conjunction with the Depart­ment of Natural Resources Free Fishing Weekend, Roscommon County will host the third annual “Michigan’s Other Great Lakes Family Fishing Fest” Saturday. You must be an online subscriber to view this story. The full ...
  • Houghton Lake Resorter
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  • 6/8/2017 1:29:00 AM
  • Natural Resources panel to adopt fishing, deer hunting rules
  • The Michigan Natural Resources Commission is preparing to adopt rules on fishing for several popular species and for deer hunting. The policymaking panel is scheduled to meet Thursday at Michigan Technological University's Memorial Union Building in Hought
  • WNEM
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  • 6/8/2017 12:23:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Weekend This Weekend
  • It’s free fishing weekend across the state this June 10th and 11th thanks to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Twice a year the DNR allows residents to cast lines from the shore or their boats without the need of a fishing license.
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  • 6/7/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • Travel Wisconsin: Wisconsin fish fry
  • Every July, Port Washington hosts Fish Day as a fundraiser for community organizations. The one-day event takes place at the city’s marina right on Lake Michigan. This year’s festival takes place on Saturday, July 15. - Fish Day features a variety of ...
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  • 6/7/2017 9:19:00 PM
  • Fun events planned across state for Free Fishing Weekend June 10-11
  • MICHIGAN (WLUC) - Everyone is invited to fish for free Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11, for the 2017 Summer Free Fishing Weekend. A license is not required to fish those two days, but all other fishing regulations still apply. These two days make up
  • Upper Michigans Source
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  • 6/7/2017 9:16:00 PM
  • Free Fishing Weekend Saturday, Sunday
  • Grab a rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Summer Free Fishing Weekend, Saturday, June 10 and Sunday, June 11. On those two days, everyone — residents and non-residents alike — can fish without a license ...
  • Petoskey News
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  • 6/7/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • Lurching toward summer in Chicago fishing: Midwest Fishing Report
  • The sprawling raw-file report is posted here online on the Sun-Times outdoors page. Michigan’s Free Fishing Week is June 10-11. Michigan DNR had this note: As part of these weekends, all fishing license fees are waived for two days with residents and out .
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  • 6/7/2017 2:25:00 AM
  • Preparations for Saturday's Fish the Bricks in downtown Flint
  • The event is tied in with Michigan's free fishing weekend. Competition runs from the Hamilton Dam down to Grand Traverse. "It's just a really nice setting in downtown Flint. You get about 100 people down here on the day of the event and no license required
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  • 6/6/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • Fisheries staffs to study St. Mary’s River fish community
  • When I say “several” agencies, I mean it – the river is managed by the St. Mary’s Fisheries Task Group, which includes representatives from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Chippewa Ottawa ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 6/6/2017 2:03:00 PM
  • Live on ABC12 News This Morning: Fish the Bricks in downtown Flint
  • It's being hosted by the DDA and the Flint River Watershed Coalition. Participation is free, with prizes up for grabs. The event is tied in with Michigan's "Free Fishing Weekend." For more information, click on the related links section.
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  • 6/6/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Free Fishing This Weekend
  • Coming up this weekend, you’ll be able to go fishing in Michigan waters free of charge. State Representative Kim LaSata tells us it’s another Free Fishing Weekend, June 10 and 11. That’s when the Michigan Department of Natural Resources waives all ...
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  • 6/6/2017 2:14:00 AM
  • Fishing in the Upper Peninsula
  • The sun was out and fishing lines in the water as children and their families celebrated the 9th annual children’s fishing day at Pendills Creek National Fish Hatchery in Brimley, Michigan. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Pendills Creek Hatchery ...
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  • 6/6/2017 1:04:00 AM
  • Michigan to Offer Free Fishing Weekend June 10-11
  • DETROIT (AP) - State officials say they're offering a free fishing weekend this month. The state Department of Natural Resources says anglers can fish without a license from June 10-11. However, other rules will apply. State officials will also waive the .
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  • 6/5/2017 4:48:00 PM
  • Michigan DNR offering weekend of free fishing
  • (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Grab a fishing rod and your family and friends--it's fishing season! The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is offering a weekend of free fishing. Officials say next week, June 10th and 11th, anglers can fish without a license.
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  • 6/5/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • Free fishing this 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) LANSING (AP) — State officials say they’re offering a free fishing ...
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  • 6/5/2017 12:38:00 PM
  • DNR offering free fishing weekend
  • All other fishing rules will apply. Regular entry fee for access to all of Michigan's state parks and recreation areas will also be waived. The state has observed free fishing weekends each year since 1986 as a way to promote the state's resources.
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  • 6/5/2017 11:12:00 AM
  • Michigan officials to offer free fishing weekend in June
  • DETROIT (AP) - State officials say they're offering a free fishing weekend this month. The state Department of Natural Resources says anglers can fish without a license from June 10-11. However, other rules will apply. State officials will also waive the .
  • WXYZ
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  • 6/5/2017 11:11:00 AM
  • DNR offering free fishing weekend statewide later this month
  • MICHIGAN (WJRT) - (6/4/17) - The state Department of Natural Resources says people can fish without a license from June 10th through the 11th. All other fishing rules will apply. Regular entry fee for access to all of Michigan's state parks and recreation
  • abc12.com
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  • 6/5/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • Michigan officials to offer free fishing weekend in June
  • State officials say they're offering a free fishing weekend this month. The state Department of Natural Resources says anglers can fish without a license from June 10-11. However, other rules will apply. State officials will also waive the regular entry ..
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 6/4/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Outdoor Notebook: Anglers asked to report marked and tagged fish
  • An angler catching a tagged fish can record information about it, remove and freeze the fish’s snout, and drop it off at a designated location, listed on the DNR’s website at Michigan/gov/dnr The DNR, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 6/4/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Fun events coming up for Free Fishing Weekend
  • Indoors, the recreation area’s Saginaw Bay Visitor Center’s museum offers hands-on fishing exhibits and displays interpreting Michigan’s fish and aquatic wildlife. Then there’s the event that always seems to be the festival’s most popular ...
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 6/4/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • Michigan to offer free fishing weekend in June
  • Detroit — State officials say they’re offering a free fishing weekend this month. The state Department of Natural Resources says anglers can fish without a license from June 10-11. However, other rules will apply. State officials will also waive the ...
  • The Detroit News
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  • 6/4/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Perfect day for fishing - and snacking - on Lake Michigan
  • The first sign that we might have an unusually good day was me being almost 15 minutes early to meet Jim Marohn and his crew for the salmon tournament Saturday morning last weekend. That in itself is remarkable. Jim, who is president of the Southwest ...
  • The Herald Palladium
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  • 6/4/2017 11:31:00 AM
  • Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan's waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving several ..
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 6/3/2017 2:40:00 PM
  • PREFISHING FOR WALLEYE TOUR
  • (Above) Tournament fishermen Mark Martin (left) and Les Dennis check out the bottom con­tour off the West Shore of Houghton Lake as they prefished the lake May 30 for the upcom­ing Michigan Walleye Tour tournament. You must be an online subscriber to ...
  • Houghton Lake Resorter
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  • 6/2/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • VHS linked to fish kill at Cayuga Lake
  • VHS is currently responsible for an ongoing fish kill in Lake St. Clair in Michigan and western Lake Erie. "Anglers play a key role in preventing the spread of VHS," said DEC commissioner Basil Seggos. "We encourage anglers to vigilantly follow the ...
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  • 6/2/2017 5:57:00 PM
  • The Wishing Tree
  • The last time I drove between the spires of jack pines that line the road to Wa Wa Sum, I had just turned 20 and was working summers for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. It was a dream job for a fisherman, living on the river in a tent ...
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  • 6/2/2017 4:44:00 PM
  • Program encourages visits to fish hatcheries
  • (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources) MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has reared fish at its state fish hatcheries for more than a century. This summer, the DNR encourages the public to pay a visit to ...
  • Mining Journal
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  • 6/2/2017 3:07:00 PM
  • What’s the best fish to stock in your Michigan fishing pond?
  • Spring is the time of year to evaluate the type and quantity of fish to put in your farm pond. This is a critical decision as it will dictate the quality of fishing in the pond for years to come. Many make common mistakes when stocking fish into their pond
  • Michigan State University
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  • 6/1/2017 11:17:00 PM
  • Mancelona Celebrates Bass Fishing Season With Annual Festival
  • A Northern Michigan festival kicks off Thursday with a full weekend of family fun activities. The 62nd annual Mancelona Bass Festival is celebrating the beginning of the bass fishing season. There is a carnival for the kids, as well as an entertainment and
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  • 6/1/2017 1:51:00 PM
  • Family Fishing Fundamentals
  • The package will tell you what type of water it’s best for. Fishing on Lake Michigan in some deeper water? Then a diver might be best for you. For the little ones who might not make it a full day of fishing but still want to pull some lunkers out of the ..
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  • 5/31/2017 11:43:00 AM
  • America’s 5 Best Rivers For Fly Fishing
  • AuSable River (credit: Thinkstock) Extending more than 135 miles across Northern Michigan, the fabled Au Sable River is widely recognized for hosting one of the finest brown trout fisheries east of the Rocky Mountains. As one of the major tributaries ...
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  • 5/30/2017 6:34:00 PM
  • Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters
  • LANSING, Mich. — Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan’s waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving several ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/30/2017 2:57:00 PM
  • NY DEC Announces VHS Fish Kill at Cayuga Lake
  • VHS is currently responsible for an ongoing fish kill in Lake St. Claire in Michigan and western Lake Erie. Water temperatures have been optimal for the virus this spring as it replicates prominently in water temperatures between 50˚ and 58&ring ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/30/2017 6:56:00 AM
  • Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan’s waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving ...
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  • 5/29/2017 2:28:00 PM
  • DNR encourages Great Lakes anglers to report tagged fish
  • MARQUETTE — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources again this year is encouraging Great Lakes anglers who catch marked and tagged fish to report them. The DNR has used the coded-wire tag program to mass mark various fish species in Michigan since ...
  • Mining Journal
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  • 5/29/2017 5:03:00 AM
  • Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan's waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving several ..
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  • 5/28/2017 8:01:00 PM
  • DNR Begins Great Lakes Fish Survey
  • From the Associated Press — Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources says the studies produce information for conserving and managing the lakes’ fish ...
  • WSJM
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  • 5/28/2017 12:23:00 PM
  • White bass fishing booming on Detroit River
  • I kind of hope to find out! Contact Long at 248-343-8863. Free fishing weekend Get some non-fshing friends and neighbors out in the boat – June 10-11 is Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan. No license required to fish, but all other laws must be observed.
  • The Herald Palladium
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  • 5/28/2017 10:21:00 AM
  • Public invited to tour Michigan fish hatcheries this summer
  • LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has six hatcheries where fish are reared to stock the state's waterways. The department is inviting the public to visit the facilities this summer. Fish are stocked to restore ecosystem ...
  • WRAL
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  • 5/28/2017 10:17:00 AM
  • Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters
  • Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan's waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving several reports of "unique ...
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  • Public invited to tour Michigan fish hatcheries this summer
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) - (05/27/17) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has six hatcheries where fish are reared to stock the state's waterways. The department is inviting the public to visit the facilities this summer. Fish are stocked to restore
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  • 5/28/2017 4:04:00 AM
  • Public invited to tour Michigan fish hatcheries this summer
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has six hatcheries where fish are reared to stock the state's waterways. The department is inviting the public to visit the facilities this summer. Fish are stocked to restore ecosystem ...
  • Upper Michigans Source
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  • 5/28/2017 12:44:00 AM
  • Outdoors: State of Michigan filled with great fishing destinations
  • Fishing from shore at Dingell Park last year, Danny Robinson’s minnow was seized by a goby. It then was devoured by a 4-foot muskie. His wife, Vanessa, called it a “threefer.” Robinson, a pastor, is not surprised. He has fished at Dingell Park for 23 ...
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 5/27/2017 10:43:00 PM
  • Door County: Kayaking and Kayak Fishing Wonderland!
  • With more than 300 miles of shoreline and unmatched beauty on both the Green Bay and Lake Michigan sides of Door County, what a wonderful location for recreational kayaking and kayak fishing. If you’ve never paddled the crystal-clear waters and seen ...
  • Door County Daily News
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  • 5/27/2017 7:56:00 PM
  • Why releasing pet fish into Michigan's waters is bad for the environment
  • LANSING, Mich. — Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan's waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving several ...
  • Detroit Free Press
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  • 5/27/2017 6:27:00 PM
  • Pet fish dumping potential problem for Michigan waters
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pet fish and aquarium owners releasing their species into Michigan’s waters have led the state Department of Natural Resources to issue warnings for owners not to do so. The warnings are a result of the department receiving ...
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  • 5/27/2017 3:07:00 PM
  • Time to get a little excited about Lake Michigan Chinook salmon fishing
  • It may be time — right now — to get a little excited about Lake Michigan Chinook salmon fishing again. Not giddy, maybe, but interested enough to dig out the plugs, spoons, attractors, wire and lead core lines, and the rest of the salmon gear.
  • Midland Daily News
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  • 5/27/2017 12:28:00 AM
  • Lake Michigan salmon fishing is on fire
  • The salmon fishing on Lake Michigan is on fire. Based on the reports from several ports in West Michigan, anglers have been catching many chinook and coho during fishing trips on the Big Lake. How good is the salmon fishing? One charter captain reported ..
  • MLive
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  • 5/26/2017 4:36:00 PM
  • Michigan starts fish surveys
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources said the studies produce information for conserving and managing the lakes’ fish, which ...
  • The Daily News Local News
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  • 5/26/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • Michigan research vessels begin Great Lakes fish surveys
  • LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources says the studies produce information for conserving and managing the lakes' fish, which ...
  • Fox 47 News
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  • Michigan research vessels begin Great Lakes fish surveys
  • 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) LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Crews with four Michigan research vessels are ..
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  • 5/26/2017 9:43:00 AM
  • Michigan Bowfishing Record for Bigmouth Buffalo Broken By Same Archer
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently confirmed a new state-record fish for bigmouth buffalo. This marks the first state-record fish caught in 2017 – and it was caught by an angler who held the previous state record for bigmouth buffalo ...
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  • 5/26/2017 7:26:00 AM
  • Blade Fishing Report: 5/26
  • Michigan record: Monroe County’s River Raisin has served up a state record bigmouth buffalo to the same angler who held the previous state record. Roy Beasley of Madison Heights, Mich., took the 27-pound, 35.25-inch long fish around 11 a.m. on May 13 ...
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  • 5/26/2017 5:08:00 AM
  • A Lake Michigan fish story: Return of the king
  • 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) GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — In the harbor towns along Lake Michigan ..
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  • 5/26/2017 1:09:00 AM
  • Research vessels begin Great Lakes fish surveys
  • (Courtesy Thurston De Vos, file) LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources says the studies produce information for conserving and ...
  • WOOD
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  • 5/26/2017 12:54:00 AM
  • Michigan research vessels begin Great Lakes fish surveys
  • Crews with four Michigan research vessels are beginning annual surveys of Great Lakes fish populations. The Department of Natural Resources says the studies produce information for conserving and managing the lakes' fish, which support a multi-billion ...
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  • 5/26/2017 12:48:00 AM
  • Spring trout fishing trip provides unusual catch
  • Parker caught this Master Angler-caliber creek chub on a southern Michigan trout stream. Sometimes you have to take what Mother Nature hands you. The Michigan DNR Fisheries Division stocks hundreds of thousands of trout in Michigan streams and rivers ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/25/2017 9:07:00 PM
  • Research vessels back on the Great Lakes surveying fish populations
  • The Michigan Department of Natural Resources fisheries vessels conduct annual surveys, designed to examine and collect information on all aspects of the lakes’ fish communities and their habitats. This information is essential in supporting the DNR’s ...
  • Up North Live
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  • 5/25/2017 4:10:00 PM
  • Man sets Michigan fishing record with catch of bigmouth buffalo
  • MONROE COUNTY, MICH. - An angler from Madison Heights has set the state's first fishing record of 2017 after catching a 27-pound, 35.25-inch bigmouth buffalo. Roy Beasley was bow-fishing the morning of May 13 on the River Raisin in Monroe County when he ..
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  • 5/25/2017 12:15:00 PM
  • Bow Angler Beats Own State Record Fish in Michigan
  • Bigmouth Buffalo: The Michigan state fish and wildlife agency said the bow fisherman from Madison Heights beat his previous state record fish by more than 2 pounds. From Michigan Department of Natural Resources The Michigan Department of Natural ...
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  • 5/24/2017 7:39:00 PM
  • White Gull Inn’s Famous Fish Boil Recognized As “Best Of Door County”
  • The traditional fish boil features lake Michigan whitefish, small red potatoes and salt. Melted butter is served over the meal with side dishes of coleslaw and Swedish limpa rye bread along with a slice of homemade Door County Cherry Pie to top off ...
  • Door County Daily News
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  • 5/24/2017 7:30:00 PM
  • DNR launches program to encourage visits to state fish hatcheries
  • (WPBN/WGTU)--The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging the public to pay a visit to the state fish hatcheries to see the important work of the hatcheries up close. Throughout Michigan, the DNR has six state fish hatcheries. The hatcheries
  • Up North Live
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  • 5/24/2017 6:48:00 PM

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