Rising Stars of Conservation: Nicole Watson

Rising Stars of Conservation: Nicole Watson

By Charlie Booher In response to Alan Campbell’s Legends of Conservation column, the Michigan Out-of-Doors editorial staff sought to highlight individuals who might someday make their way into those pages. The Rising Stars in Conservation column seeks to introduce...
A River Reborn

A River Reborn

Dam removals on the Boardman River improve health of fishery, ecosystem By Nate Winkler, Biologist for Conservation Resource Alliance Cover Photo: Michigan Out-of-Doors Editor Nick Green poses with a 22-plus-inch brown trout caught on the Boardman River below Brown...
After Ice Pike

After Ice Pike

By Blake Sherburne Every winter, the same thing happens. My life-long fishing buddy, Kenny, and I spend just about every possible moment on our local rivers chasing steelhead. As all steelheaders know, sometimes the bites are few and far between. During the long bouts...
Advanced Creek Tactics

Advanced Creek Tactics

*This article was originally published in the Michigan Out-of-Doors Spring 2020 print edition. By: Andy Duffy I couldn’t see the trout, but I knew I had one on. I felt my line tighten and run between my fingers. Then I set the hook. Mayhem broke out in the creek as...