Great Eight LAKE MILLE LACS Main lake ice continues to hold, but many shorelines and access points are now busted loose. Fishing pressure was light again this week, limited to a few people looking for panfish in the bays. With the warm weather this week, it’ll be tough to be fishing on them by the weekend. Johnson’s…
It seems to all come down to environment and habitat. You need to think about what impact you can have on the spawning of these fish if you do pull them off the beds.
Most of all, know that it’s the law to wear that PFD. Consider it the blaze orange of the water.
A black crappie weighing 4 pounds, 8.8 ounces has been verified, caught by Ryan Povolish.
Michigan and Wisconsin Sea Grant researchers are asking anglers to share their fishing success with them..
Anglers in 18 southeastern counties are ready for a new fishing season to start Saturday, April 1.
The idea behind these free fishing days is to give people who might not fish a chance to try it.
“We hope our scholarship program helps recruits these students who already enjoy fishing and understand the importance of conservation efforts through their involvement with B.A.S.S. to pursue a college degree in natural resource professions.”
The Toolkit aims to help increase participation from the current 46 million anglers to 60 million by 2021.
Jordan Lee earned $300,000 and the most coveted trophy in the sport.
The Lake Erie Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission agreed to a 20 percent increase in the total allowable catch for walleye and 13 percent for yellow perch.
Michigan’s unusual ice fishing season is hanging on in northern Michigan, with whitefish moving into the spotlight.
In 1980, only six streams in Iowa sustained a trout population without stocking. In 2007, it grew to 32 streams and today, trout reproduce naturally on 45 Iowa streams, thanks to improvements.
The salmon were a few weeks old and scheduled to be released next spring and return as adults in 2020.
Registration is open for the 2017 “I Can!” programs.
Lake Michigan: The lakefront has been showing some great signs of life for the shore fishing guys. The powerliners are doing well on both coho and brown trout. The preferred baits have been nightcrawlers as well as medium roaches. Fish are also hitting spoons and body baits. Baits such as deep diving x-raps in white or Berkley frenzy’s. The weather…
ASHLAND AREA If the landings hold up, Chequamegon Bay anglers might get a few more days of ice fishing. Anglers were still targeting the channel areas of the bay and there were good reports on brown trout, splake, cohos, and even some lake trout. They were all following the smelt, of which there are catches in big numbers. Whitefish were…
The DNR plans to collect approximately 50 million walleye eggs from the fishery in 2017, resulting in 14 million fry for transfer to rearing ponds and direct fry plants throughout the Lower Peninsula.
The snow goose migration was picking up earlier this week, with the arrival of some juvenile geese that were making their way north as last week’s snowfall melted in southwestern Minnesota and east-central South Dakota.
Walleyes, saugers, pike and bass – just for starters – highlight the incredible open-water fishing opportunities on this border water from March through May.
21-day walleye closure in July expected to help extend fishing season through Labor Day
This will be the first time the championship will be held in Illinois or on the Mississippi River.
Successful applicants will be chosen in April.
Most of the state’s best pike waters are located in north central and northwestern Nebraska; however, eastern Nebraska anglers have an excellent location at Lake Wanahoo in Saunders County to catch and release pike into the 40-inch range.
At Hard Water School, cancellation allows for more classwork time, allowing the instructors to go into more depth and to explore some additional subjects that would not have otherwise made the agenda.
Central Region Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) – Anglers fishing near the north shore ramp have been catching saugeyes, but nothing of size to report. Expect the channel catfish bite to pick up with fish in the 4-pound range or better. Use cut shad for the best bite. Thornport, Lieb’s Island, and Fairfield Beach will all be good places…