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Lake Erie’s once-thriving blue pike is long gone but never forgotten-
Despite the fact the blue pike appears to be a dead end both scientifically and practically, it still regularly blooms anew in fishing forums and on social media.66
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Great Lakes Moment: Rewilding Metropolitan Detroit-
Otters, turkey, walleye and more have all made comebacks in the past few decades, thanks to the rewilding efforts of various organizations.
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Massive salmon farm gets green light from Ohio DNR-
The aquaculture operation, which would pump 4 million gallons a day from the Michindoh Aquifer, has some residents concerned about what it would do to water levels.
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I Speak for the Fish: Inside a trout feeding frenzy-
Gilboa Quarry is a popular Midwest dive destination with underwater attractions that include a helicopter, a plane and an aggressive school of rainbow trout.
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I Speak for the Fish: How the round goby changed the Great Lakes, twice-
In this month’s column, Kathy Johnson looks at how, when and where round goby were first identified in the Great Lakes.
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5 Reasons to Love (and Protect) Freshwater Mussels-
These aquatic heroes do so much to keep freshwater ecosystems healthy — and we’re killing them off at a record pace.
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Who caught the world’s largest muskie? Even the experts don’t agree-
The award and corresponding fame for catching the world’s largest muskie by hook and line remains a hotly contested controversy that, after nearly a century of debate, remains unresolved.
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I Speak for the Fish: Playing peek-a-boo with the ducks-
An intuitive distrust of scuba divers reflects a key survival strategy of ducks and other waterfowl.