fishing

Introducing youngsters to the thrill of fishing is a big part of this longtime Michigan tradition
Michigan DNR

 

Outdoor enthusiasts have three major reasons to get out of the house this weekend. The Department of Natural Resources has announced the return of the “Three Free” weekend. 

Pandemic Boredom Brings Michiganders Outdoors, But Is It Sustainable?

Apr 14, 2021
Fishing
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Hunting and fishing have trended up during the pandemic, but what happens next remains in flux.

Michigan State Fishing Club Members Fall In Love With A New Sport

Mar 23, 2021
Fishing
MSU Fishing Club

Fishing is a pastime enjoyed around the world, but for MSU students, the experience has defined their college experience.

Hunter with gun
Sebastian Pociecha / Creative Commons

Hunting wildlife has long been ingrained in Michigan’s culture, but it is currently on a decline across the state as young adults opt to participate in other activities.

walleye fingerlings
UWSP

More than 460,000 walleye fingerlings have been stocked in a bay in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Walleye
The National Wildlife Federation

Bass and walleye fishing tournaments in Michigan, and competitive fishing events targeting muskellunge, have to register with the state starting Jan. 1.

Current State for Nov. 10-11, 2018

Nov 9, 2018

On November 10-11 edition of Current State: recapping the pink & blue wave from Election 2018; passage of legalization of marijuana in Michigan; PBS Playtime expanding their role in Lansing schools & the growing demographic of anglers in the U.P.

An angler speaks with a DNR creel clerk.
Courtesy / Michigan DNR

If you like to fish in Michigan’s lakes, you could be a help to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. WKAR’s Katie Cook reports.

 


Walleye
Judi Smelser

Michigan anglers could get thousands of dollars fishing in the Saginaw Bay as part of the state Natural Resources Department's annual drive.

lake trout photo
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region / flickr creative commons

If you're planning to go fishing in Michigan, be advised that you need a new license.

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