June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Charter captains continue tradition

Vets reel in limit catches of lake trout; no kings yet

About five dozen local veterans were on hand in Fishtown on Friday for an afternoon of free charter fishing.  Bob Smith, captain of the Mariah, said ideal weather and limit catches of lake trout on all boats made the fourth installment of the e More...

Old Settlers park users want few changes

A conceptual plan for upgrades to Old Settlers Picnic Grounds is not being met well by some members of the Old Settlers Picnic Association, although minor tweaks to the design may help.  Steve Christensen, the Leelanau County Parks and Recreatio More...

Yoga’s back on the Glen Haven beach

Yoga on the Beach will be offered near the cannery in Glen Haven throughout the summer beginning with a special solstice class that starts at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21.  More...

Photo

WENDY SLADE and Peter Davidson submitted this photo on Sunday of a beary clumsy and apparently hungry fellow who’s been terrorizing bird feeders near Kinnikinick Road on the south end of Cathead Bay in Northport lately. More...

Workshop promotes habitat for native species

A nonprofit group from Omena will host a daylong workshop on the importance of native species on Saturday, June 24.  More...

They grow ‘em big in the Lakeshore

Mel Laracey said spotting this giant white morel mushroom last week in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore “felt like finding a unicorn in the forest.”  Laracey, who readily admits to being an amateur mushroom gatherer, resides in More...