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Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend 2017

Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend 2017

February 18 and 19, 2017 will be Michigan’s winter free fishing weekend for 2017. You do not need a fishing license on that weekend to fish anywhere in Michigan. Visit the MDNR Free Fishing Website for more information including public events.

Skandia Success Ice Fishing!

Skandia Success Ice Fishing!

Brad Caden recently had a great day of ice fishing. Armed with his ice fishing gear and some of his favorite Skandia Tungsten jigs, he hit the ice near Cement City, Michigan.

Free Fishing Weekend February 13-14

Free Fishing Weekend February 13-14

Michigan winter Free Fishing Weekend is coming up soon, Saturday and Sunday February 13 and 14, 2016. You do not need a Michigan fishing license to fish anywhere in Michigan that weekend.

Rifle River Recreation Area Winterfest February 21

Rifle River Recreation Area Winterfest February 21

With winter in full swing, the Michigan DNR wants residents to know there is plenty of cold-weather fun planned at Rifle River Recreation Area’s annual Winterfest Saturday, February 21.

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend February 14-15

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend February 14-15

On Saturday, February 14, and Sunday, February 15, everyone in Michigan – including residents and non-residents – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply.

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend Winter 2014

Michigan Free Fishing Weekend Winter 2014

The 2014 Michigan Free Fishing winter weekend is this Saturday and Sunday, February 15 – 16. You can fish without a fishing license anywhere in Michigan that is open for legally open species.

Michigan Representative Andrea LaFontaine

Sportsmens Town Hall with Representative LaFontaine

MUCC and the Richmond Sportsman’s Club are hosting a Sportsmen’s Town Hall with special guest Representative Andrea LaFontaine (R – Columbus Twp.), Chair of the Michigan House Committee on Natural Resources.

Ice fishing shanties and shelters are lined up, even floating in the air for the 2013 Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit ice extravaganza.

Ice fishing extravaganza featured at Ultimate Fishing Show Detroit

Novi – Ice fishing aficionados take heed: The largest collection in Michigan of ice fishing shanties, shelters, augers, sleds, rods and reels, lures and other equipment will be on display and available for purchase January 10 through 13 at the Ultimate Fishing Show–Detroit at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi. This ice […]

Do you use live emerald shiners to fish?

Do you use live emerald shiners to fish?

If you are a Michigan angler who uses live emerald shiners to fish, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and The University of Toledo Lake Erie Center would like you to take this survey. The anonymous survey being conducted by The University of Toledo Lake Erie Center is looking to determine what factors Michigan anglers […]

Spearfishing Restriction Removed on Houghton Lake

Spearfishing Restriction Removed on Houghton Lake

After nearly 75 years, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources spearfishing prohibition on Houghton Lake in Roscommon County has been removed. This removal will allow for additional angling opportunities on this 20,044 acre lake. This opportunity was created thanks to Fisheries Order 219, signed by DNR Director Keith Creagh at October 2012 Natural Resources Commission […]

Michigan's most popular outdoor show Outdoorama offers lots of fishing gear

Outdoorama 2012 at Novi Suburban Collection Showplace

I know some of us are just now getting out to do a little ice fishing in Southern Michigan but I hope you still stop by Michigan’s most popular outdoors event at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue in Novi – Outdoorama. GreatLakesBass.com and GLIF will be in booth 5715 during the show from […]

Instead of waiting for first ice, this angler borrowed a duck boat and caught some nice bluegills in Southern Michigan

Ice-less Ice Fishing

With the mild weather keeping many ice anglers frustrated, some fishermen are getting creative to catch their ‛first ice’ gills. This angler was spotted on a lake in Barry County in a borrowed duck boat. The anonymous angler got out late, but was still able to catch a dozen nice bluegills in about half an […]

Big Northern pike underwater strikes PikeKilla lure ice fishing

Ice Fishing Expert Keith Stanton catches a huge pike jigging VIDEO

Ice fishing expert Keith Stanton catches a huge Northern Pike while jigging through the ice in Michigan with his unique PikeKilla Lure. Includes some great underwater video footage of the giant pike attacking his jig! Must-see video if you have never watched it before. Thanks to Keith and PikeSpearing.com for sharing the awesome video!

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