Just over twenty million fish were taken from nurseries and strategically placed in streams and lakes across the state. Continue reading
Mercury levels are staying the same or increasing in the Great Lakes. Continue reading
Spring time used to be prime time for “smelting” in Michigan, but that’s not the case in the last couple of decades.
The DNR is giving anglers a chance to help support the Michigan Walleye fishery and possibly win $100 in the process.
Soon Walleye will be making their way upstream to spawn in the Tittabawasee, and other rivers. During that time DNR fishery biologists will catch, tag and release as many adult Walleye as possible.
State fishing licences expire later this month. And as people look forward to spring fishing season, DNR officials say they are helping Walleye populations one generation at a time.
Get some free coffee and learn a little in the process.
Environmental groups have asked the state to reverse a permit that allows a commercial fish hatchery to expand on a legendary northern Michigan trout stream.
For fishing aficionados it’s important to be able to distinguish between the different species of fish.
Now the DNR has put a tutorial online to help people distinguish between a native species of fish and a new invasive species that may find it’s way to the Great Lakes. Continue reading
Most people who live in Michigan recognize the value of the Great Lakes. They bring in tourists, support commercial fisheries and provide fresh drinking water.
Now, some entrepreneurs would like to use the lakes to break into the seafood market. Continue reading