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America's Great Waters

WFN and America's Great Waters seek to inspire and educate anglers with stories about the continent's greatest natural resource: its rivers, lakes and streams. 

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Isle Royale National Park

Posted October 29, 2014

Isle Royale is one of the most isolated and least visited of our nation’s National Parks, to reach this Michigan’s upper peninsula park requires a ferry ride.

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Great Lakes Muskellunge (Musky)

Posted October 29, 2014

Residing in the St Lawrence & Great Lakes region on both sides of the border; as well musky are in pockets as far south as Tennessee and far north as Hudson Bay basin.

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New Artificial Reef To Be Built In Louisiana

Posted October 24, 2014

The Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, along with partners, began construction on an artificial reef system in Ship Shoal 26, aka the Pickets.

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Great Lakes Smallmouth Bass

Posted October 22, 2014

Smallmouth bass have been distributed into the Great Lakes watershed, the St. Lawrence River and southward in the upper Mississippi, Ohio and Tennessee River

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Voyageurs National Park

Posted October 22, 2014

Voyageurs National Park is Minnesota’s only national park. The park preserves the cross country trade route that was canoed centuries ago by French fur traders. Most of the 218,000 acre park is a peninsula accessible only by water. A few areas on the mainland that are accessible by car, for example Crane Lake is accessible by car.

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Posted October 18, 2014

The Indiana Dunes have take thousands of years to form. The park’s dunes are located beyond the shoreline and tower nearly 200 feet above Lake Michigan. In regards to wildlife conservation a total of 350 species of birds have been identified on the park grounds

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Great Lakes Herring

Posted October 15, 2014

In recent years, the lake herring population has declined in Green Bay, Lake Erie and Saginaw Bay (Sea Grant Michigan). Now lake herring is making a comeback

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Puget Sound Pacific Herring

Posted October 8, 2014

Though this small bait fish is not considered a great catch for anglers, the Pacific herring at Puget Sound are a key part of the ecosystem.

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The Elwha River, Undammed at Last

Posted October 6, 2014

There’s plenty I could say about my recent rafting trip down the newly restored Elwha River, but sometimes a simple “Wooohoooo!” says it all.

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Great Lakes Walleye

Posted October 1, 2014

Walleye prefer stained waters in the 60 to 70°F (15.5 to 21°C) temperature range. Walleye can be found in deeper water over rocks and in weed beds. Walleye are most active during spring and fall. It’s best to fish for them at night, on overcast, windy skies, or in stained water. The walleye’s eyes allow the fish to feed in low-light conditions.

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