MADISON — As they begin to swim up and gulp down their first few meals after hatching, the young Skamania steelhead at Kettle Moraine Springs State Fish Hatchery are making important progress toward Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources goals of ensuring a diverse Lake Michigan fishery. The fish, hatched from…

The latest additions to the Department of Natural Resources’ online Trout Trails application now ensure quality trout streams and lakes are pinpointed for anglers to visit throughout the state of Michigan. Trout Trails is an interactive tool featuring fisheries biologist-verified trout waters that are often lesser known, but considered outstanding destination points. This is the…

        COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer and Rich Carter, executive administrator of fish management and research for the ODNR Division of Wildlife, announced yesterday that Lake Erie anglers should anticipate experiencing another year of diverse fishing opportunities in 2017. Zehringer and Carter were joined by…

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources continues to make advancements in the state’s Great Lakes muskellunge program, and activities this spring will add to those efforts. Since 2011, the DNR’s Fisheries Division has collected spawning Great Lakes strain muskellunge in the Detroit River. The collected eggs are reared at Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery in…

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has approved four Dam Management Grant Program projects totaling $3.35 million. These projects will help remove obsolete structures or repair functioning dams resulting in improved fisheries, aquatic resources and public safety. The four projects funded this year were: Genesee County was awarded $3 million to address removal of Hamilton…

        MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board on Wednesday approved expanded harvest opportunities for Lake Michigan lake trout using the emergency rule process. Brad Eggold, Great Lakes district fisheries supervisor for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, said the new rule would: Expand Lake Michigan lake trout harvest opportunities to…