Category Archives: DNR Updates

Latest News on state regulations and fishing reports.

2017 Michigan and Ohio Fishing Licenses

Just purchased my Michigan and Ohio fishing licenses for the 2017 season. Your Michigan license is good until the end of the month of March, but the new year went on sale March 1st if you want to get that … Continue reading

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Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend: June 11 & 12th (side warning)

Michigan’s second free fishing weekend is soon, this weekend in fact.  Below are all the details.  Here is my own warning for those fishing Lake Erie Saturday and Sunday,  make sure you are in Michigan waters if you only have … Continue reading

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First Experience with Michigan’s New License Process

Well I will say this, neither hot or cold with getting my 2014 fishing license online. It was fairly simple actually, but my only issue was were where the muskie tags? Not that I plan on getting one, but if … Continue reading

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Michigan Raises Limit on Walleyes on Erie

In case you have not heard the news yet, Michigan has settled the issue on what the walleye limit will be on Lake Erie for the 2011 season.  The link below will lead you to an easy to understand picture … Continue reading

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Back to the good ol’ DNR

Amidst allegations of misused funds under DNRE director Rebecca Humphries, she has resigned and went to work in Ann Arbor with Ducks Unlimited.  Although she has been a dissaster for the sportsmen in the state of Michigan, and I cringe … Continue reading

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Recent Stocking Information

Are you heading toward a certain fishing destination?  Need the latest stocking reports from the Michigan DNR?  Click on ” Stocking Programs ” and follow the directions to find out the latest information available for the area you are in, … Continue reading

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Michigan’s Master Angler Program

Its the 37th anniversary of Michigan’s Master Angler program, and although many have caught fish throughout the year that would probably qualify for the award, few people still  know about it.  The program recognizes and awards anglers who meet  the … Continue reading

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2009 The Year for State Records

Another state record fell this year, this time for a Pumpkinseed. http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10364-227175–,00.html

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Michigan DNR Fishing Report for October 1st

Salmon are moving into the rivers however the run is still about one full week behind last years run. Cooler temperatures and the much needed rain will help bring the fish in as there are still good numbers of fish … Continue reading

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Fish ID page from the MI DNR

Not sure what you are catching?  The DNR has a webpage available with pics of most of the species that can be found in Michigan waters. Fish picture chart You can also click on each name by the fish to … Continue reading

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