The Rapidian

Fishing

Continuing the conservation of Michigan's wildlife

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 11-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

This month, more than half a million Michiganders are expected to head out to wooded areas across the state to participate in the annual firearm deer season. These men, women and children represent a wide range of cultures, economic backgrounds and...

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Angling for a better Michigan economy

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 05-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

Spring is an exciting time of year for Michigan fishermen, aka anglers. Now that the ice has melted for the year, anglers are switching gear and starting to head out for open water to their favorite fishing holes to spend time with friends and...

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Like a sturgeon: Fishing on Black Lake

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 01-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

At 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, hundreds of people will hover over holes cut into the ice of northeast Michigan’s Black Lake for opening day of lake sturgeon season. Their spears and lines will be poised above the water, waiting for the gray-green...

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Michigan treasure: Fish of a thousand casts

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 07-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

There’s only one thing better than the heart-pounding experience of reeling in a monster-size muskie. “Releasing that fish and watching it swim away is a great feeling because you know you’re helping to make sure there’ll be...

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Michigan fish hatcheries help balance the ecosystem

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 05-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Sometimes Mother Nature needs a helping hand. That’s been especially true in Michigan when it comes to replenishing lost fish populations and establishing new ones in the Great Lakes and inland waters. By the late 19th century, fish had begun...

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'Dinosaur Fish' May Outlive Us All

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 04-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

With their large suction mouth, shark-like tail, and rows of bony plates up and down its 6-foot-long body, lake sturgeon are pretty intimidating. But not to 12-year-old Elena Guc. “I think it’s really interesting how lake sturgeon have...

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Flygirls Find Peace, Friendship on the Water

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 03-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Knee-deep in a clear Michigan trout stream is Ann Miller’s happy place. “Fishing is the only time when I can escape from all life’s worries and just think about what I’m doing on the river,” said Miller, co-founder of...

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Watch fish climb a ladder in Grand Rapids

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 07-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

It's the only spot in Grand Rapids where you can admire art and watch migrating fish at the same time. Fish Ladder Park features a sculpture designed to allow spawning fish to bypass the imposing Sixth Street Dam on the Grand River. "This...

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With designs in the works, river restoration to move toward launch

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

As of June 2015, the construction plans for the Grand River rapids restoration in downtown Grand Rapids have reached 50 percent completion. While the project currently remains in the design phase, the City of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Whitewater...

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Our beautiful city is more than just business

by (Annie)

Submitted 06-03-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids is in the news a lot lately. It has been highlighted as one of the best places to live in the U.S. As a city, we have a lot to offer; shopping, business opportunity, school, craft beer, etc… The people here are a unique...

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