Detroit RiverFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsJohn HartigLatest NewsMichiganNewsOhioRecreational Hunting and Fishing-
Each spring, as many as 10 million walleye leave the deeper areas of Lake Erie and ascend the Detroit River in search of rocky substrates to spawn on, creating a fishing frenzy known throughout North America.
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The specifics of Great Lakes Tribes’ right to fish is being hammered out in court, even as state-licensed commercial fishers and the state of Michigan fight over their rules.
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Around the world, fishers are embracing tiny quarry. Is microfishing a celebration of biodiversity or a sign of collapse?
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Drownings Increase: Research shows possible connection between COVID-19 restrictions and Great Lakes drownings-
More people at the beach appeared to translate to more rescues and more drownings.
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With Great Lakes whitefish in decline, commercial fishers say they’re fighting for survival against state rules that would put them out of business. But recreational fishing advocates say the commercial trade needs more regulation.
Books, Authors, Art and MusicFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsHabitat RestorationHistory and CultureJames ProffittLatest NewsNewsOhioRecreation and TourismRecreational Hunting and Fishing-
Since its inception in 1934, the duck stamp has garnered more than $1 billion for habitat conservation in the national wildlife refuge system.
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Frankfort, Michigan, will update lights installed at the beach entrance and at the pier to indicate beach conditions.