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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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Jaiden Maclean via YouTube
Jaiden Maclean via YouTube
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Old Man and the Sea? More Like the Millennial and the Drone

Gotta hand it to these guys, it's one heck of an idea and execution. They rig up a fishing pole with a drone and catch a huge tuna all from the shore. That's one impressive cast and catch.

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Michigan DNR
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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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fryer18 via YouTube
fryer18 via YouTube
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Catching a Fish in the Grand River

Cool video of a person catching (and releasing) a rainbow while fishing in the Grand River.

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Major Winter Stormleaves Wildlife Hungry
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Grand Rapids Company Releases Hunting App

I don't know about you, but when I go out into the woods in Michigan, I like leaving the tech world behind, and reveling in the freedom of being unplugged.

But for those of you you want to stay plugged in, a Grand Rapids company has come up with a hunting app to help you track your game.

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National Geographic via YouTube
National Geographic via YouTube
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Spear Fisherman and His Fishy Competition

Interesting video of a guy hunting for fish underwater with a spear gun. Seems benign enough. Until, a HUGE fish shows up to steal his meal.

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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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Stephen Mcsweeny, ThinkStock
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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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J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
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Two Guys Catch 13-Foot, 800-Pound Gator with Bare Hands [Video]

Two Florida men took fishing to a new level after catching a 13-foot, nearly 800-pound alligator by hand.

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Michigan Sea Grant
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Michigan Hosts Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship in Escanaba [Video]

Bass fishing takes center stage as many of the world’s best anglers battle it out on Lake Michigan in Escanaba for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship today through Sunday.

The championship is being held on Bays de Noc as part of a partnership between Pure Michigan and Bassmaster to promote the state as a top destination for anglers.

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Man Fishes Live Grenade Out of Lake

A man fishing reeled in a sock and discovered it contained a hand grenade with the safety pin intact. Hello!

He wisely placed the sock and its contents on some rocks and then called the police.

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Young Boy's First Fish-YouTube
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Goin’ Fishin With Your Kids? You Gotta See This Video [VIDEO]

Summer is almost here. It sure feels like it.  And it's time to get out the fishing gear and take the kids out for a great day of sitting in a boat and hoping some fish will like your bait...

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