Outdoors columnist for The Herald-Palladium

Free Fishing

Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend is today and tomorrow and offers an opportunity to take a newbie fishing without them needing to buy a fishing license.

It might be urban legend, but the story goes that drug dealers often give free samples of their addictive wares to people who should probably know better. The idea is that the people take these drugs, become addicted and also become regular customers of the dealer, who no longer gives anything away for free.

Guess what? Today and tomorrow comprise Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan, and it follows a drug dealer’s business model.

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