Fishing

get personal with lake erie and walleye on a kayak

Get personal with Lake Erie and walleye on a kayak

Get personal with Lake Erie and walleye on a kayak

Chuck Earls knows a couple things: kayaks and walleye. And that’s the perfect combination for Cleveland-based Lake Erie Kayak Fishing Guided Adventures — not just a charter service and not just a kayak rental company. It’s kind of something in the middle.

Earls is the first Lake Erie kayak guide licensed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

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Big fish expected as Chantry Chinook Classic heats up

The Lake Huron Fishing Club’s Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Debry was being led by a 20.97-pound chinook salmon as of Thursday afternoon. The leading fish caught by Paul Hock was weighed in at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Port Elgin Habour. The second and third place salmon as of Thursday afternoon, weighing in at […]

fishing should be absolutely forbidden during spawning season

Fishing should be ‘absolutely forbidden’ during spawning season

Dr. David Philipp, a professor at the University of Illinois and a Director of the Fisheries Conservation Foundation has been studying the bass populations in eastern Ontario lakes for decades. He argues that though the bass season opened June 18 this year, males were still guarding their broods contributing to increased nest predation. Read the…

michigan great lakes expect lower waters ample fish and a hot summer

Michigan Great Lakes: Expect lower waters, ample fish and a hot summer

Michigan Great Lakes: Expect lower waters, ample fish and a hot summer

By Zahra Ahmad, Bridge Michigan

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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Lures N Lines Spring Trout Derby reels in fish

Fishing in the Lures N Lines Spring Trout Derby closed at noon Sunday with 125 anglers entering 125 fish. The 10-day derby took place in the waters around Wiarton, Owen Sound and Leith. It raised about $12,000, half awarded as cash prizes and half going towards work of the Bruce Peninsula Sportsmen’s Association fish hatchery. […]

fishing tournament trends kayaks and catch photo release gaining popularity

Fishing Tournament Trends: Kayaks and catch-photo-release gaining popularity

Fishing Tournament Trends: Kayaks and catch-photo-release gaining popularity

Every year thousands of anglers participate in fishing tournaments across the Great Lakes, with prizes ranging from a couple hundred bucks to tens of thousands of dollars. Some, like the Lake Erie Fall Brawl, offer new fishing boats valued at more than $100,000 as top prizes. Some events are targeted toward professional anglers, while others pair a professional angler and an amateur angler.

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Fish Hatchery receives donation, sees good turnout for “Fin clipping”

On Saturday, February 26, approximately thirty volunteers and members of the Lake Huron Fishing Club came out for their second day of “fin clipping”. This process happens once annually, where the adipose fin is partially or fully clipped to mark the trout or salmon. The ministry requires all hatcheries to do this so that they […]

dnr announces fishing regulations for michigans 2022 season

DNR announces fishing regulations for Michigan’s 2022 season

DNR announces fishing regulations for Michigan’s 2022 season

By Zahra Ahmad, Bridge Michigan

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

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