Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; audio on new boating and fishing laws

Rep. Cole talks about new laws taking effect in Michigan on Thursday which require boaters to check their vessels for aquatic invasive species and to drain water from live wells and bilges.  Another measure prohibits the release of bait into Michigan waters, with the exception of bait caught and then released in the same waterway….

Rep. Triston Cole, R-Mancelona; audio on Free Fishing Weekend

Rep. Cole talks about Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan this Saturday and Sunday and encourages families to get outside.  During Free Fishing Weekend, state residents can fish without a license, although the usual limits in terms of numbers and size still apply.