Stories tagged: "fishing"

6 Things to Know Before Ice Fishing in Michigan

From getting licensed and knowing the species, to testing the ice and finding the best spots to hook the biggest fish—there are a few things you should know about wintertime fishing in Michigan.

Smoked fish is a staple of Michigander cuisine. (James Sisk via Flickr)
Smoked Whitefish: Michigan’s Oldest Dish is a Northern Michigan Staple

Though perhaps not as well known as pasties, smoked fish is a staple of Michigan cuisine in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

Photo Courtesy: T. Lawrence, Great Lakes Fishery Commission
The Numbers of So-Called Vampire Fish in the Great Lakes Are on the Rebound. What Have We Learned?

Invasive sea lamprey populations are on the rise, posing a threat to the environment and economy—but scientists have a plan.

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A Michigan Tradition? Salmon Aren’t Native, But They’re a Favorite Here

Most people agree salmon make for good eating. But did you know that these fish also help keep our environment free from invasive species?

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‘There’s Always Something to Fish For’: Michigan Anglers Stay Busy Deep Into Fall on the Great Lakes

Fishing never stops in Pure Michigan. Here's how anglers pursue the perfect catch deep into the fall months.

A Heatwave Is Coming To Michigan. Here Are 8 Ways To Actually Enjoy It — Social Distancing Style, Of Course

After months of uncharastically cold weather (even by Michigan’s standards) temperatures are warming up. Here are some suggestions for making the most of it.