Drop a line! For novice anglers, the state of Michigan is offering two Free Fishing Weekends, Feb. 14-15 and June 13-14. Fishing license fees will be waived for both residents and out-of-state visitors.
In the chilly winter months, Michigan’s four Great Lakes and more than 11,000 inland lakes and rivers are full of bluegill, perch, pike and walleye.
Great Lakes Guide Services offers guided ice fishing trips on Muskegon Lake, with five-hour packages that include a portable tent and heater.