The government-mandated use of ethanol as an additive in gasoline is wreaking havoc on boat motors and small engines.
Michigan – Mike Schoonveld
Remember the acronym C.O.L.D to keep yourself warm when hunting, fishing, recreating outdoors in winter
If ice fishing or other activities tempt you outdoors these days, the one thing that can ruin the experience is getting cold.
Since the Endangered Species Act was passed monetary value of an animal is no longer a criteria used to determine its worth to the world.
From fishing hot spots and adverse weather to hot lures and docking your boat, there are several undeniable truths you should consider when it’s time to go fishing.
I understand the worries about climate change.
When winterizing your fishing reels be sure to loosen the drag to preserve the washers.
There’s certainly nothing wrong with making videos for personal use only, but making better productions that are enjoyable, entertaining and fun to watch by any fisherman isn’t all that hard to do.
Fishing photographs take a little time to setup, especially if you are in a boat on the water.
Looking for a good deal on a Great Lakes fishing boat or other Midwest trout and salmon gear? Now is the time!
Walk into a bait shop most places in Michigan and ask what the Esox masquinongy has been biting lately and the proprietor may look at you funny…
There are no gas stations between my house and the places I normally launch that serve up E-Zero gasoline.
For those of you not infected with the ice fishing bug, this time of year usually brings a case of cabin fever.
Got a whiff of something this morning, instantly taking me back to a place I’ve been, and loved, in the past.
We’re having a late start to winter. For those of us who are less-than-ardent fans of winter and its silent sports, that’s a good thing. For those of you who are less-than-ardent fans of winterizing your boat that’s also a good thing. By now you should have had the major winterizing chores done, things like draining the engine block,…
Doomsayers claim it’s a part of the world’s “climate change.” The mouths on steadier heads say, it’s happened before and will happen again.
Mathematically speaking, trapping is by far a tougher task than hunting with a gun or a bow.
An experience with cranes many years ago while working with the USFWS remains in the author’s memory.
Some of the best trout and salmon fishing in Michigan is in the fall and the ultimate challenge is catching all five species of trout and salmon that live in Lake Michigan.
By making a list of items you might need on an upcoming hunting, fishing or trapping adventures ensures that you won’t have to make an unnecessary trip to the local department store.
Consider a fish boil if you come home from your Great Lakes fishing trip with a load of lake trout.
Anglers often must go out of their way to take time out of their busy schedules to enjoy a relaxing day of fishing.
Michigan’s commercial fishing fleet caught fewer fish for market last year, but made more money than they did the year before.
Boaters and anglers who own a boat should be aware that a popular brand of fire extinguisher used on many boats has been recalled.
With warm weather arriving across the state, thoughts are turning to open-water fishing. One often forgot piece of fishing gear is the all-important fishing hat.
Conspiracy theorists wonder why the number of salmon stocked into the Great Lakes has been cut substantially over recent years, but lake trout stocks have increased.
Fluctuating weather patterns including an increase in precipitation have boosted the water levels in the Great Lakes.