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Bass Season Opens Saturday For Most Mich. Waters

Saturday marks the opening day of bass season on the Great Lakes and all Michigan inland waters except for Lake St. Clair, St. Clair River and the Detroit River, which don’t open until June 16.

97.1 The Ticket–05/24/2012


Hundreds Expected At Free Kids Fishing Derby In Detroit

More than 500 youths are expected to become anglers on Saturday when the 16th annual Detroit Fishing Derby gets underway at Lake Frances in Palmer Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2012

Andre Cooper, Hollis Fussell and Morris Taylor catching White Bass by the buckets full, off the seawall just south of Chene Park. (credit: Mike Campbell)

‘Ridiculous’ Fishing Along The Detroit River

Fisherman talking to WWJ’s Mike Campbell say anyone who says the fish in the Detroit River aren’t good for eating, doesn’t know what they’re talking about.


The boardwalk along the Au Sable River downstream of the Foote Dam hydropower station. Consumers Energy photo

Consumers Energy, DNR To Rebuild Foote Dam Tailwater Fishing Area

OSCODA — Consumers Energy, in coordination with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, announced plans for reconstruction of the tailwater fishing access at Foote Dam on the Au Sable River. The popular fishing site, which is […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2012

Boating on Lake St. Clair (Credit:

‘Circle The Lake’ Signs Highlight Lake St. Clair

New signs are directing people to attractions along the Lake St. Clair waterfront in southeast Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2012


Authorities Search Michigan Lake For Missing Teen

Authorities are searching a Michigan lake for a 16-year-old boy who has been missing since going fishing in a row boat with two other boys.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?

Is it spring planting you most look forward to, walking outside, leaving the coat at home — or something else?



Children Under 10 Now Allowed To Hunt In Michigan

Kids under 10 years old can now head into the woods with a gun and a licensed hunter over 21-years-old, and hunt for small game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2012

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Cast A Line! It’s Michigan Winter Free Fishing Weekend

On Saturday, Feb. 18 and Sunday, Feb. 19 everyone in Michigan – including residents and non-residents – can fish without a license.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2012

Ice fishing (WWJ Photo, File)

Man Drowns While Ice Fishing In Thumb

A Lapeer County ice fisherman is dead after falling through the ice on a lake.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012