Christmas Gift Ideas for the Sportsman Who Has Everything

In the Romanack household, buying Christmas gifts is a pretty serious business. My pet peeve has always been spending money on useless things. I’ve got a zero tolerance for trinkets and other meaningless gifts that others seem to think are cute or something. I’ve...

Saginaw Bay’s Mega WALLEYE FISHERY

Last winter I couldn’t help but feel sorry for a lot of fishermen who were trudging out onto the frozen surface of Saginaw Bay. Not a few, but lots of anglers were walking out in hopes of finding the amazing walleye fishing that Saginaw Bay is fast becoming known for...

The Evolving Waterfowl Hunter

  Time certainly doesn’t stand still. When it comes to waterfowl hunting the landscape is much different today than it was when I first started hunting for web feet in the ’70s. Year to year, waterfowl numbers are up some years and down on others. Biologists tell...

Lake Superior: Our Sleeping GIANT

  Lake Superior is Michigan’s sleeping giant. The largest of all five Great Lakes, Lake Superior encompasses almost 32,000 square miles of water. To put that in perspective, Lake Erie has about 1/3 the water mass of Lake Superior. With all that water, it would...

Cisco: It’s what’s for dinner

The Great Lakes cisco is one of those fish that is known by a number of alias names. Chubs, lake herring, tullibee are just a few of the names that anglers have tagged onto the cisco. History of Ciscoes in Lake Michigan At one time ciscoes were considered one of the...