Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usSat, 4 Jul 2015 13:27:38 EDTSat, 4 Jul 2015 13:27:38 EDT GEM - There were only a few incidences of "warbler neck" - part of the birding lexicon for straining to see high-perching warblers - during the June 26 birding hike at EchoLake Nature Preserv.Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTGone fishin' Peninsula - Marquette: Lake trout fishing has improved this past week. Best times appear mid-morning or early evening. A few lucky anglers have managed to limit out for lake trout with most fish averaging three to four pounds.Fri, 3 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTReeling them in - It's not every day you get the chance to catch a bluegill under the watchful eyes of a sculptured, metal dinosaur holding a fishing rod.Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTTough to control lamprey was many years ago while deep trolling for lake trout that I spied a sea lamprey attached to the side of a Lake Superior fish. It was fully engaged in sucking the life blood out of the hefty laker, and I was surprised the fish even hit the lure.Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTGone fishin' Peninsula - Marquette: Lake trout anglers had poor results for the week. Some reported three or four fish however most caught none. Some caught fish on spoons and cut bait in waters over 200 feet deep while others caught none.Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT