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Gone fishin’

July 12, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Those targeting lake trout had success in waters less than 100 feet deep near Shot Point. more »»

Wind power on rise in Great Lakes region

July 5, 2013 By JAMES DAU Special to the Journal MARQUETTE — Nearly 70 percent of all new power plants built in the Great Lakes region use wind as an energy source, according to reports from the Federal Energy... more »»

DNR, others release 18,500 sturgeon in northern LP

July 5, 2013 WAVERLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. more »»

Why heat wave's so scary and what's behind it

July 5, 2013 By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON — Excessive heat is the No. 1 weather killer in the United States and it’s at its most dangerous when it doesn't cool down at night. more »»

Sturgeon project could restore species numbers

June 21, 2013 DORR, Mich. — For generations untold, a colossal fish known as the name (pronounced nah’ may) was crucial to survival for the indigenous people of the Great Lakes region. more »»

It’s fishing tourney time on Superior

June 21, 2013 Anglers are hitting Lake Superior in ever in ever increasing numbers as the weather becomes more conducive to catching fish. more »»

Bumper Crop

June 14, 2013 MARQUETTE — Summer is finally here. While this season brings a lot to look forward to, ticks aren’t one of them. more »»

Finn Spoons changing, but not too much

June 14, 2013 There are some things that are made so well the first time around you wouldn’t dare monkey with the design. more »»

Gone fishin’

June 14, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Catch rates were average with anglers getting no fish or up to five with an assortment of chinook, coho, steelhead and lake trout. more »»

It's in the bag

June 7, 2013 DULUTH, Minn. — Some cities have fees, and some have banned them all together. No city in Minnesota has yet to change the way they use plastic bags, but Duluth is trying. more »»

License fee hike could pay dividends

June 7, 2013 It looks like the hunting and fishing license fee increase proposal will soon be finalized and we can look forward to the changes starting in 201. more »»

Gone fishin’

June 7, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Had good salmon action with some getting their limit of chinook. The fish were averaging 4 to 8 pounds but a few went as high as 10 to 18 pounds. more »»

Off-road safety

May 31, 2013 ESCANABA — The Sportsmen’s Off-Road Vehicle Associations of three counties are getting ready to host a two-day youth ORV event which will give kids ages 12-16 a chance to learn practical skills and... more »»

Flowers, hiking in the spotlight

May 31, 2013 While Memorial Day weekend shifts most area residents into the the summer mode, there are a couple events this weekend that let us know the season to get outdoors more often has fully arrived. more »»

Gone fishin’

May 31, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Catch rates improved with chinook averaging 4 to 5 pounds caught toward Shot Point, the drop-off along M-28 and outside the Lower Harbor breakwall. more »»

Mushroom Madness

May 24, 2013 ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Morel season has arrived and mushroom gatherers across the state and the Upper Peninsula are out in pursuit of the fungal delicacy. more »»

Park’s new playground ready for kids

May 24, 2013 The Memorial Day weekend is a time set aside to honor those who have given their lives while serving in the U.S. militar. more »»

Gone fishin’

May 24, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Catch rates for coho were very slow with most reporting no fish. more »»

Commercial fishing decline hits economies, communities

May 17, 2013 LANSING — As the number of active state-licensed commercial fishing operations dwindles on the Great Lakes, their downward spiral signals a change in culture as well as economics and environment,... more »»

Gone fishin’

May 17, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Fishing was slow for those trolling crank baits or stick baits. A few coho and smaller brown trout were taken between the Carp River and the Chocolay River. more »»



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