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Michigan DNR Shuts Down Fishing Guides and Charters Until April Over COVID-19 Concerns


Michigan Fishing Charters

Michigan DNR says fishing charters and guides cannot operate during emergency shutdown. The coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is causing rippling problems across all aspects of everyday life. Now it is affecting fishing in the Great Lakes State. A few days after Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared “stay-at-home” orders to prevent the spread of the virus,

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Nature is the Respite for Coronavirus Concerns in Nebraska

Though we are in uncharted territory with COVID-19 regarding advisories and mandates, truly there is no better place to gain easy personal solitude or social distancing from the virus than in nature! All state park area grounds are open! They are not closed! They remain open to you for all sorts of outdoor pursuits – …

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30 Photos of Fish Jumping Out of Water You Want to Fish In


Check out these 30 leaping gamefish species to kickstart the spring angler in  you.  Our favorite fish species to chase, target, and otherwise try to catch can be found from the Great Lakes to the Mississippi River and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. Whether they are native fish or an invasive species, we

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Minnesota Mulling Over Eliminating Shotgun Zones for Deer Hunting

Travis Smola
Minnesota Shotgun Zones

Minnesota’s traditional shotgun areas could soon become a thing of the past. The Land of 10,000 Lakes is much like other states in the Midwest when it comes to firearms deer hunting. Certain areas, mainly the southern and western parts of the state, only allow deer hunters to use shotguns and handguns for whitetails. That

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8-Year-Old Makes Michigan Hunting History with Elk Harvest

Travis Smola
Michigan Elk

This 8-year-old is now the youngest person to ever shoot an elk in Michigan. Michigan has a small herd of elk (only around 1,000 animals), but it is a resilient one. Every year countless hunters in the Great Lakes State apply for a limited number of permits to hunt one. Only a few are successful

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