Posts Tagged ‘Fishing’

NRC Took Up Fisheries Issues in October Meeting, Information Provided on Deer, Elk, & Turkeys Regulations

The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) met Thursday in Lansing to discuss a variety of fisheries-related orders and to receive information on spring turkey regulations.  Meetings began at 8:30 a.m. with the Policy Committee on Wildlife and Fisheries. Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) Fisheries Division Chief Jim Dexter updated the committee on the falls…

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Turkeys & Trout: October NRC Meeting Looks to the Months Ahead

This month’s Natural Resource Commission (NRC) meeting will feature several proposed changes to the spring turkey hunt, action on fisheries orders and several land acquisitions adding acreage to state game areas. The NRC will meet this Thursday, Oct. 10 at the West Campus of Lansing Community College (5708 Cornerstone Drive Lansing, MI 48917) in conference…

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How OTG Benefits Sportsmen and Sportswomen

Are you a hunter, trapper or angler in Michigan? If so, then be sure to thank an On the Ground (OTG) volunteer for the time and hard work they have dedicated to ensuring your favorite game species or sportfish has the quality habitat it needs to thrive. This year, the OTG program impacted 512 acres…

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September NRC meeting in Marquette covers a variety of fisheries orders

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) met at the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette last week, covering a variety of topics such as opening hunting on Watkins Lake State Park and modifications to spawning closure dates. The day started at 10:30 a.m. with a report on Arctic Grayling from Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR)…

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Summer Break Fun

With the holiday weekend upon us, we had a quiet week down at camp. Historically we do not run a program this week because of the holiday. While our staff is enjoying their time off and gearing up for the last four weeks of camp, I thought I would share a quick list about some…

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The Campers Have Arrived

Week one of the Cedar Lake season is in the books and it arrived with a bang. We had thunderstorms during the early part of the week that added to the excitement of camp.  With 55 overnight campers and 11 day campers joining us, we kicked off the year in high gear. Our day camp…

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Thumb-area APRs fall short, NRC takes aim at deer regulations in May

Chronic wasting disease regulations and U.P. antlerless deer license quotas are up for information, with fall turkey regulations up for action at the May Natural Resources Commission (NRC) meeting. The meeting will take place at Lansing Community College at Gannon Bldg., 422 N. Washington Square, Lansing, MI 48933. If you are unable to attend but…

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Outdoorama is Next Weekend

It is that time of year again. Time for the annual staff pilgrimage to Novi for Outdoorama. Outdoorama had been going on in the Detroit area for the last several decades.  This year as it has been for the last several it is also hosted at the same venue as the Lakefront and Cottage living…

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Week 2 Conservation, Forestry and Fishing

Returning from the holiday break and launching into week two our camp staff returned excited to be back and at full strength. Week 2 hosted three of our programs for our 9-11 age group. We had 40 campers in Conservation Connection, 20 campers in Fishing and 8 campers in Fantastic Forests. With the warm weather…

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The Campers Have Arrived

After introducing the staff in last week’s blog, the campers showed up on Sunday the 24th, to officially start the 72nd season of Michigan OutofDoors Youth Camp. We had 59 overnight campers (out of 60 spots) and we had 15 campers join us on Monday for our Day Camp program. The programs we offered this…

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