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New York Study Shows No Spring Bass Fishing Change

By on February 14, 2016 in Resource Management with 0 Comments
New York Study Shows No Spring Bass Fishing Change

In the fisheries research study “Year-Class Production of Black Bass Before and After Opening of a Spring Catch-and-Release Season in New York: Case Studies from Three Lakes” researchers James R. Jackson, Donald W. Einhouse, Anthony J. VanDeValk and Thomas E. Brooking found no negative harm to bass population recruitment due to their liberalized spring bass fishing seasons.

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MDNR public meetings on bass fishing

By on July 13, 2015 in Michigan Bass Season with 1 Comment
MDNR public meetings on bass fishing

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced public meetings in July to discuss fishing regulation changes proposed for 2016 including 16 catch-and-delayed-release test lakes.

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Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

By on June 9, 2015 in Resource Management with 0 Comments
Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

In August 2014 we passed the very important Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act confirming our Legislators and outdoors savvy Michiganders still support management of our natural resources using principles of sound science instead of the ballot box and emotion.

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Michigan Bass Fishing Now Legal Year-round

By on June 8, 2015 in Michigan Bass Season with 0 Comments
Michigan Bass Fishing Now Legal Year-round

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission voted Thursday, April 9, 2015 to approve Fisheries Order 215.15 making catch-and-immediate-release (CIR) bass fishing legal year-round in Michigan effective immediately.

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