Spring fish kills are frequent so don’t be alarmed.

Each and every spring fish kills often happen, especially in northern latitudes, as ice thaws and open water appears. Fish populations in northern climates have evolved to manage with these seasonal changes each year. It is not always a pleasant site to see a shoreline littered with dead or dying fish. However, don't be alarmed …

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Phosphorous levels not declining at a fast enough rate may call for new measures.

Nearly four years after Toledo’s 2014 water crisis, the Maumee River and other western Lake Erie tributaries are still besieged by algae-forming phosphorus.

Incredible seiche on Lake Michigan captured in images.

Some incredible weather this weekend! A seiche caused part of Lake Michigan to rise 13.9 inches in just 42 minutes around 12:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Full story in the link below: http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/2018/04/lake_michigan_pier_completely.html Photo Credit: Todd and Brad Reed Photography

The value of single vs repeat spawning in Steelhead populations.

As we head into peak Steelhead spawning in the lower Great Lakes here is an interesting read about the pros and cons of repeat spawners vs single spawners within Steelhead populations. “Steelhead trout that spawn multiple times have more than twice the lifetime reproductive success of single spawning trout, suggesting there is a substantial benefit …

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Night Time is Ice Time

Had a fun couple of hours ice fishing on Lake Ontario the other night. Ice season is in full swing here in the Great Lakes Region. Was happy to get out onto the lake with a local friend and try for some of these deep water winter Walleyes. My setup consisted of 36 inch Fenwick …

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Berkley Fishing giving anglers portable power on the water!

More and more anglers are using electronics on the water, and on the ice, as part of our enjoyment of the outdoors. Berkley Fishing has made it easier than ever for anglers to bring portable power with them. Berkley has developed two Power Pack Batteries to keep your electronics charged and ready to go. Anglers can choose …

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2017 Canadian Ice Fishing Expo

Was a great day at the inaugural Canadian Ice Fishing Expo. Trevor and I made the two hour trek from Delhi, Ontario to Barrie, Ontario to spend the day with good friends Gord Trask and his son Jackson. When we arrived at the Barrie Molson Centre the admission line up was long! A good sign …

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New York Bass Season Changes

New bass season regulations took effect December 1st 2017 for the New York State waters of Lake Erie. From the The Buffalo News While the rest of the state is under a catch-and-release-only restriction using artificial lures as of Dec. 1, bass anglers in this Great Lake can still keep one fish at least 20 …

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Lots of holiday cheer in the form of Berkley fishing gear!

Lots of holiday cheer in the form of Berkley® Gear in An Angler’s Holiday Wish Sweepstakes! Check the link below: http://woobox.com/5jdx3t