Category: Fishing

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Family Friendly Fishing Waters

(Michigan DNR) – Most avid anglers can list multiple places they think are great spots to go fishing in Michigan. But for many inexperienced anglers, finding a great spot can be a barrier to encouraging them to go. To address this issue, the DNR is working on a new project, Family Friendly Fishing Waters. This...

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River Stewards program introduces new watershed data collection mapping

(Michigan TU Press Release) – The River Stewards program lead by Kristin Thomas has developed an exciting new website  consolidating  the data collection sites and specific type of information collected onto maps for individual water shed areas. Please check out the introduction to this exciting and useful site below: You can now see where MITU...

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Extreme heat and drought causing fish kills

There have been numerous fish kills recently reported from around the state, and staff from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Fisheries Division is tracking and monitoring these events. “We appreciate the public letting us know where they are seeing unusual fish kill events,” said Jim Dexter, Fisheries Division chief. “This can be done by...

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Match the Hatch with Dick Pobst

The "Match the Hatch" event is a chance for those who know Mr. Pobst's work to spend time with him and hone their skills. For those new to the sport, it is a chance to take a big leap forward in your angling success.

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Celebration of Fly Tying planned for GR

The Grand River Fly Tiers (GRFT) a Federation of Fly Fishers club is hosting a Celebration of Fly Tying on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 5830 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, Michigan 49509. (between 54th and 68th street off of US 131). Thirty tiers from the greater Midwest...

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Remembering Dick Walle

On December 30, 2010, the fly fishing community lost one of its greats and many of us lost a very good friend, Dick Walle, to a short, but gallant battle with cancer.