May 25, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Fishing report: Lakers biting, kings next?

It appears the 2017 charter fishing season has picked up where 2016 left off—with limit catches of lake trout.  Leland charter captain Wes Smith said he anticipates a great summer after seeing customers fill coolers with lake trout on Satu More...

Journey back through time with the kids in Glen Haven

Join Sleeping Bear Dunes park rangers and volunteers on Saturday at Glen Haven Village and the Maritime Museum for a unique look back in time at Glen Haven Days.  The annual event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Artists will be out Saturday for ‘plein air’

The Leelanau Community Cultural Center at the Old Art Building will host a one-day Plein Air Painting Event and Exhibit.  On Saturday from 10 a.m. More...

Volunteers sought to help preserve

The nonprofit Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear will hold a open house from 1-5 p.m. More...

Winners boat 10.7 lbs. of walleyes

Team Dead Eye captured top honors and $1,075 in the first Lake Leelanau Narrows Resort Walleye Tournament on Saturday, tipping the scales with five walleyes weighing 10.68 pounds.  Team members Chris Donaghy and Dave Little were one of 23 tandem More...

Conservancy to hold plant sale, pair of wildflower hikes in Leland

The Leelanau Conservancy will have a plant sale and two wildflower hikes over the holiday weekend.  Friday and Saturday at the Village Green in Leland the annual native wildflower sale will feature native ferns, trillium, and more along with a s More...

Fest overcomes weather in promoting asparagus

“We didn’t quite hit the heights of last year, but of course the weather reports leading up to the weekend were not good,” said Paul Skinner, president of the Empire Area Chamber of Commerce.  “As it turned out it was glo More...