The Life of the Lakes: A Guide to the Great Lakes Fishery

This book explores the part that the fishery has played in the life of the Great Lakes, examining the management, ecology, history, present and future of the lakes from a regional perspective. Now in its third edition, The Life of the Lakes continues to provide up-to-date information, focusing on the people, the resources and the fish that all play a part in the story.

Details: 120 pages, perfect bound, 8 by 11.5 inches, full-color printed on 55% recycled paper with vegetable-based inks. Price: $18.95

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Rock Pickers and Plant ID Guides

Consider a guidebook that focuses on Great Lakes species and natural resources. For example, we have rock pickers guidebooks, a guide to coastal plants, Michigan trees and more. Prices range from $14.95 – $24.95

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MICHU-12-725-2TDabblers and Divers and Other Posters

Novice and experienced birders, hunters and teachers will appreciate the Dabblers and Divers: Great Lakes Waterfowl poster. Features beautiful, full-color pictures and eight species profiles.

Details: Frame-worthy vertical poster, 26 inches wide x 37 inches tall. Printed 4-color on a high-quality, post-consumer recycled paper with vegetable-based ink. Price: $8

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MICHU-10-502-1Wild Caught and Close to Home: Selecting and Preparing Great Lakes Whitefish

The cookbook celebrates the Great Lakes whitefish with recipes, cooking techniques and chef insights. From frying, steaming and poaching to smoking, grilling and pickling, this book is a fantastic compilation created by lake whitefish cooking experts.

Details: 64 pages, spiral bound, 7.5 x 9.5. Contains 55+ recipes from more than 15 credentialed chefs and whitefish specialists. Full-color pictures. Price: $16.95

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MICHU-10-500-1The Guide to Great Lakes Fishes

The guide describes 62 of the region’s most commonly found species. Each profile includes images, line drawings, conservation status and quick facts about distribution, diet and behavior.

Excerpt of Midwest Book Review posted on “…an insightful guide for the fisherman… Each entry has a color illustration, the fishes characteristics and what attracts it to a fisherman, along with intriguing natural history. Guide to Great Lakes Fishes is a choice and recommended pick…”

Details: 136 pages, paperback, 6 by 9 inches, full-color printed on waterproof paper. Price: $24.95

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NOTE: You must place your order by 5 p.m. Dec. 18th for delivery by Dec. 25th. We will do our best to get your order out, but shipment times are not guaranteed. We do not ship to P.O. Boxes — please provide a regular mailing address for delivery.