Fishtown's Joy by Mark Smith

Commercial fish producers file lawsuit against DNR

The Leelanau Ticker reports that the Michigan Fish Producers Association (MFPA) has filed a class action lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to protect the future commercial fishing in Leland’s Fishtown and the rest of the Great Lakes.

Boating clarified under Michigan's Covid-19 Order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended the Covid-19 Executive Order for Michigan until April 30th. Clarifications were also issued in a FAQ including that powered boating doesn't constitute “outdoor activity” under the new executive order.

Rainbow Trout & Steelhead in Leelanau County

Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are delicious fish are native to the Pacific watershed, coming to Michigan when eggs were imported from California in 1876. Learn more including fishing season!

Dredging studied in Narrows & Leland River

Today's TC Ticker has a nice article by Beth Milligan looking…

(Crystal) River in the Blood

Color Tour ... Crystal River, the Oxbow, fall by Ken Scott The…

Glen Arbor Winterfest ~ Saturday, Feb 16th

The 13th Annual Glen Arbor Winterfest takes place on Saturday,…

Free seminar on Asian Carp in the Great Lakes Tuesday

The Inland Seas Education Association invites you to attend…

A new owner for Carlson's Fisheries in Fishtown

The TC Ticker reports that a fifth-generation of the Carlson…

Free Fishing in Leelanau this Weekend!

This weekend (Feb 18 & 9) is a Michigan free fishing weekend…

Winter Fishing in Fishtown ... and rethinking preservation

Dwell Magazine is having a contest to award $10,000 to one…

Tune into Great Lakes Week

via Absolute Michigan... Great Lakes Week takes place October…

Sea lamprey control efforts in jeopardy

We try to post positive stories on Leelanau.com, and there's…