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A native species, and the once most plentiful fish in Lake Michigan, may be poised for a comeback, especially if Charles Bronte of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has a say.

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Rich Jendrzejczyk of Westville landed a whopping 15-pound, seven-ounce steelhead to win the 32nd annual Indiana State Stream Tournament on Saturday.

  • By MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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"The southern shores of Lake Michigan with its tall dunes, white sand, and blue water reminds me quite a bit of the east coast of Australia, well, except for the coral reefs and animals that can kill you."

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In the span of 40 minutes Saturday evening, just outside the Michigan City Lighthouse, an unassuming, two-inch Rapala caught a sheepshead, a jumbo perch, a brown trout and a chinook.

  • BY MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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Wasn't intending to fish bluegills on Monday, but stormy weather curtailed perch plans and the excessive rain muddied steelhead hopes.

  • By MIKE McKEE - Columnist
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A brutal wind forecast, not the fishing, was the main topic among anglers preparing for the Hoosier Coho Club Classic, set for this weekend in Michigan City.

  • By MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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A couple of great reasons to grab the rods and go today; the forecast is for temps in the 70s and the fishing is free.

  • By MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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A few rule changes are in store for the venerable Hoosier Coho Club Classic, which is set for May 6-7 in Michigan City.

  • BY MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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Anyone who has spent much time around the local creeks know what a slick mess the mud banks become on the thaw side of a deep freeze.

  • BY MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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Crops down, rutting activity still up and a super full moon rising all point to a great deer-firearms opener on Saturday.

  • BY MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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Ten days ago I saw more Canada geese than I may have ever seen or heard at one time in one place in La Porte County.

  • By MIKE MCKEE - Outdoors columnist
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After flopping around like a fish out of water, the Lake Michigan Committee appears to have settled on a 27 percent reduction in lake-wide chinook stockings, according to a news release this week. This is better news for local big-lake fans.

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Sporting shiny, pinkish-red sides and a contrasting olive-green back, the seven pound coho seemed better suited for a brightly-lit aquarium than the drab surroundings of a mud-banked Trail Creek.

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