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Rural dam in Roscommon County failed

Wraco Dam in Roscommon County failed Tuesday morning at approximately 9 a.m. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) maintains the dam, located along Wolf Creek in Roscommon Township.

The Wraco Dam is listed as a low-hazard dam that should not affect downstream private residences, because the land surrounding the dam is public land, managed by the DNR. U.S. 127, which crosses Wolf Creek, is currently being monitored by the Michigan Department of Transportation but is not found to be severely impacted at this time.

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Line Reminder Stickers Great for Freshwater or Saltwater Anglers

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 Line Reminder Stickers DON’T LET ANOTHER BIG ONE GET AWAY! The line on your fishing reel won’t last forever. But, too many fishermen don’t replace their line until something bad happens – like a broken line.

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The Pros Corner with Flw Pro Andrew Luxon- Beaver Lake post show

Andrew Luxon is back from Beaver Lake, Stop #4 of the Walmart FLW Tour. Join us live as Andrew joins us with all the post tournament details covering fishing conditions, lure choices and all the on the water details not seen in regular tournament coverage…

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Fish stocking creates abundant fishing opportunities throughout Michigan

The Department of Natural Resources today announced it is in the middle of its new fish-stocking season. This spring, DNR trucks will be spotted pulling up to hundreds of lakes and streams throughout the state to release prized, recreational cargo.

Georgia to Roll Back Cost of Fish & Wildlife License Plates

Georgia’s wildlife license plates will soon cost less and provide more support for conserving Georgia wildlife, from bald eagles to bobwhite quail. Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 881 into law today at Jekyll Island.
The legislation rolls back the cost of buying or renewing a wildlife plate to $25 and dedicates more than 75 percent of fees to the DNR Wildlife Resources Division programs that depend on them.

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Toyota Texas Bass Classic Qualifiers Announced for 2014

Fifty of the World’s Best Anglers are Coming to Lake Fork

The Toyota Texas Bass Classic (TTBC), the World Championship of Professional Bass Fishing, brings the best set of qualified Anglers to Lake Fork, May 9-11.  The three-day tournament combines the Top 15 in Angler of the Year (AOY) points from all three major tournaments including the Walmart FLW Tour, Bassmaster Elite Series and The PAA Tournament Series.

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Vermont’s Walleye Fishing Starts May 3

The best walleye fishing in New England will begin soon in several Vermont rivers and lakes, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department.  The department is reminding anglers that walleye fishing season starts in much of the state on the first Saturday in May and that regulations vary, depending on the water you are fishing.

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Arey Wins Walmart FLW Tour Event On Beaver Lake

FLW Tour pro Matt Arey of Shelby, N.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 15 pounds, 9 ounces Sunday to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac with a four-day cumulative total of 20 bass weighing 59-3.

Arey’s winning stringer gave him the win by a 1-pound, 9-ounce margin over Livingston Lures pro Andy Morgan of Dayton, Tenn., who caught a total of 20 bass weighing 57-10 and earned $30,000.

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Spring Into the Boating Season

Brian Rice is a charter fishing captain who plies the inshore and offshore waters off northern New Jersey with his 2006 31-foot Contender® center console. The boat is powered by the original 2006 Yamaha F250 outboards, and the hull and motors have over 2,200 hours of use on them without a major repair.

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