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Michigan Free Fishing Weekend is June 11-12

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the annual Summer Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, June 11, and Sunday, June 12.

Residents and nonresidents of all ages can fish without a license that weekend. All other fishing regulations still apply.

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Michigan DNR: When is the Ice Safe?

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding ice anglers and snowmobilers that no ice is safe ice.

See the DNR's tips on what to watch for on the ice.

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Michigan Free Fishing Weekend is February 13 – 14

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14.

During Free Fishing Weekend, residents and non-residents can fish without a license.

All other fishing regulations still apply.

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Man Loses Wedding Ring in the Ocean, Actually Finds It [Video]

When Jay Bradford lost his wedding ring in the middle of the ocean on December 12, his hopes of finding it looked grim. But just four days later, he was able to find it with help from a diver and a GPS.

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552 Pound Fish Caught From Kayak [Video]

We've all caught fish before, right? Blue Gill, Sunfish, Pike, Bass, Salmon, Lake Trout, etc.

What's the biggest fish you ever caught? Me? I caught a 38 pound King fish in the Gulf several years ago, but nothing like this guy.

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Michigan DNR’s Regional Fishing Forecasts for 2015 [Videos]

Summer means getting outdoors in Michigan and fishing is one of many great Michigan summertime traditions.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources tells us what to expect when fishing in Michigan this year with their new regional fishing forecasts.

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Great Shot of the Steelhead Running at Hesperia Dam [Video]

Spring is steelhead season in Michigan as the big trout return to the streams they were born in to spawn.

West Michigan Drone took some great shots of the steelhead running up at the Hesperia Dam.

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2015 Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend is February 14-15

Anyone may fish for free in Michigan Feb. 14 and 15 for the state's annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend.

No state fishing license is required.

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Michigan Offers Free Fishing, Free State Park Admission, and No ORV Fees This Weekend

As summer kicks off, the State of Michigan invites all to enjoy the outdoors!

Anyone in Michigan may enjoy free fishing and no permit/license fees for ORVs on June 7 - 8.

There will also be no charge for admission to Michigan State Parks on June 8.

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Brazilian Fisherman Rescue Baby Dolphin (video)

And now for your daily dose of adorable, you have to check out this video.

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Cabela’s Grand Opening in Grandville is Nearly Here

The excitement has been brewing for months...years, for that matter.  When will a Cabela's open in the Grand Rapids area.

As we all know, Cabela's did decide to come to West Michigan, and picked the Grandville area for their site, but when will you be able to go?

Well, they have finally picked their opening date.

Drum roll please.....!

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Good News For Grand Rapids Area Fishermen

If you are big into fishing, or even if you are not, we are blessed with great places to go fishing. Several years ago, I had the great pleasure of talking with Al Linder, one of fishing's biggest names and former editor at InFisherman Magazine...

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