Outdoors columnist for The Herald-Palladium


During the COVID-19 pandemic, TV fishing celebrity Mark Zona has produced three short episodes available on YouTube called “Show Dirt” in which he details tactics that can help viewers catch more fish.

Kayak fishing on Southwest Michigan lakes has been enormously pleasant this spring without jet-skis and yay-hoos in bass boats trying to see how fast they can go.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order didn’t officially outlaw motorboats, but the “frequently asked questions” attached to the order said any motorized watercraft used on the water could lead to a $1000 fine for whoever was using it.

Outdoors columnist Dave Mull lives in Paw Paw. Write to him at dave.sportfish.mull@gmail.com.